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Get your fill of Robot Chicken on Sunday night

by Richard Keller, posted Jun 14th 2007 12:31PM

It's Robot Chicken and Star Wars all night longBoy, howdy! If you don't have the TiVo or DVR (or, for the non-believers, VCR) cleared out by Sunday night you are going to miss a ton of Robot Chicken. In addition to the show's tribute to everything Star Wars premiering on Father's Day evening, the entire Adult Swim schedule will be dedicated to everything Robot Chicken from the beginning of their broadcast schedule till the break of dawn.

It will begin with the 30-minute Star Wars special at 10 pm. The special will then air at the top of each hour until Adult Swim's broadcast day ends at 6 a.m. Monday morning to make room for parent Cartoon Network. At the bottom of each hour Robot Chicken creators Seth Green and Matt Senreich will air their favorite episodes.

USA Today has a nice article about Green, Senreich, and the special they created. In it they talk about what they had to go through to get Star Wars creator George Lucas' blessing to create such a special, and to get Lucas to provide his voice in one of the scenes. I wonder if that blessing also extended to another show that Seth is involved with -- Family Guy. I'm sure it's no coincidence that the FOX animated comedy is doing it's own spoof of Star Wars for next season.

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Please please please please give us Fett's Vette in either Robot Chicken fashion or Family Guy'd up. Please. =)

June 14 2007 at 7:01 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

It's also premiering on SuperDeluxe (http://www.superdeluxe.com/sd/advertiser/star_wars_robot_chicken) and AdultSwim.com

June 14 2007 at 5:33 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

Seth McFarlane is ding voices on Robot Chicken all the time so this is definitely not a coincidence.

(funny... I just found out via the Firefox spellchecker that I wrote "definately" instead of "definitely" my whole life - everybody go get yourself the Fox, it makes comment look much more correctily ;-)).

June 14 2007 at 3:33 PM Report abuse rate up rate down Reply

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