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Episode: Robot Chicken: Star Wars Episode III

Length: 3:32

Cast: Bob Bergen (Board Man), Ahmed Best (Jar Jar Binks), Rachael Leigh Cook (Gary's Wife), Seth Green (Rodian Contractor, Landlady), Seth MacFarlane (Emperor Palpatine), Tom Kane (TV Announcer), Raymond Ochoa (Anakin Skywalker), Adrianne Palicki (Padme Amidala), Matthew Senreich (Hippie)

Characters: Emperor Palpatine, Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader, Jar Jar Binks, Padme Amidala, Boba Fett, Gary

Segment Summary: Just as Palpatine is thrown down the reactor shaft by Darth Vader, he reminisces on the mistakes he has made and which have led up to this, including his anti-Gungan activities which eventually led to his political career in the Galactic Senate and his bad choice of apprentices.

Themes: Film, Lengthy, Bleeped


  • The fall sequence is a reference to Dreamworks' Megamind.

Trivia / Info:

  • Music used: The Who's Baba O'Riley

Goofs / Nitpicks:

  • The unnamed senator who tells Palpatine to consider a career in politics holds what appears to be a phaser from the original Star Trek to his head when he contemplates suicide.

Transcription - Interpretations

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