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March 22, 2008 9:27 PM   Subscribe

Coming To Alderaan [YouTube]

This was made by the same person who made the Shreds videos discussed previously. His YouTube account was yanked back in February after complaints from copyright holders.
posted by BeerFilter (32 comments total) 14 users marked this as a favorite

 
Apparently, this video has been kicking around for a few months, but I just saw it for the first time tonight. The concept itself is not new, but I think this is the ultimate execution of the idea, due to the quality of the work and the impeccable comedic timing. Others have dubbed JEJ lines over StarWars footage before, but StSanders really made it shine by adding subtle audio effects to the Coming to America lines in order to replicate Lord Vader's computerized voicebox authentically.
posted by BeerFilter at 9:28 PM on March 22, 2008 [2 favorites]


I agree that overall this one's a bit better, but if you put the same audio effects on The Vader Sessions and took away the opening credits, TVS is stronger in the ways of The Lulz.
posted by middleclasstool at 9:44 PM on March 22, 2008


I'm cracking up. Then again I'm drunk. But still. Cracking up.
posted by CitrusFreak12 at 9:50 PM on March 22, 2008


It mehs me. Nothing more.
posted by Doohickie at 9:54 PM on March 22, 2008 [3 favorites]


I'm still cracking up. This is too funny.
posted by CitrusFreak12 at 9:59 PM on March 22, 2008


"I'm cracking up. Then again I'm drunk. But still. Cracking up.
posted by CitrusFreak12 at 10:50 PM on March 22 [+] [!]

...

I'm still cracking up. This is too funny.
posted by CitrusFreak12 at 10:59 PM on March 22 [+] [!] "


At least you're consistent.

Go to bed, lush.
posted by mr_crash_davis at 10:13 PM on March 22, 2008


Ah HA!
posted by cortex at 10:17 PM on March 22, 2008 [2 favorites]


There were some dull moments, but the peaks were great! Would watch stoned, twice!
posted by ludwig_van at 10:37 PM on March 22, 2008


Not to be a complainer, but would it be possible next time to have an FPP I don't have to decipher by looking up a Youtube comment reference on Wikipedia? Not all of us are Eddie Murphy aficiandos.

Thanks, you're a dear.
posted by bettafish at 11:09 PM on March 22, 2008


This is really excellent.

Now do Mufasa!
posted by spiderskull at 12:08 AM on March 23, 2008


bettafish -- you're not intimately familiar with Coming to America? It's the anthem, the idol, the epitome of my generation!
posted by spiderskull at 12:10 AM on March 23, 2008


I have to say that the Vader Sessions link that BeerFilter links to is my favorite, hands down.
posted by spiderskull at 12:17 AM on March 23, 2008 [1 favorite]


**vows to insert "AND?" into more conversations**
posted by bonobo at 12:57 AM on March 23, 2008


I wanted to like this...I really did...how about you make it go away for...1 million American dollars!
posted by The Light Fantastic at 1:32 AM on March 23, 2008


Amazing.
posted by Joakim Ziegler at 2:39 AM on March 23, 2008


It's the "Ah Hah!" bit that gets me. Poor Anakin, reduced to a compensation offering Darth Partridge.
posted by brautigan at 4:38 AM on March 23, 2008


What the hell is going on here?
Is this a region 2 DVD?
posted by Dizzy at 4:55 AM on March 23, 2008


The great thing about this is how much funnier it gets with each succesive watch. A-ha!
posted by Mil at 5:08 AM on March 23, 2008


I like the bit around 2:30 - 3:00 where the imperials are all around the table talking and Vader keeps trying to interrupt but they just ignore him.

Also, "You've grown a mustache!"
posted by BeerFilter at 7:31 AM on March 23, 2008


It mehs me. Nothing more.

I am prepared to compensate you.
posted by dw at 7:39 AM on March 23, 2008 [2 favorites]


Told ya.
posted by nola at 8:47 AM on March 23, 2008


PISS POOR
posted by Henry C. Mabuse at 9:56 AM on March 23, 2008


Mufasa would be good, but Field of Dreams would be even better.

This was hilarious.
posted by solipsophistocracy at 10:02 AM on March 23, 2008


On second thought, I think Mathnet would be the best.
posted by solipsophistocracy at 10:08 AM on March 23, 2008


I came here to make the exact comment cortex made up there.
posted by sveskemus at 11:19 AM on March 23, 2008


And?
posted by BeerFilter at 11:23 AM on March 23, 2008


"Is something troubling you my son" - Classic
posted by Eavesy at 11:43 AM on March 23, 2008


Loved it, thanks for the link.

solipsophistocracy: The vader sessions one has a brief Field of Dreams bit, an extended version would be awesome.
posted by furiousxgeorge at 11:46 AM on March 23, 2008


Loved it!
posted by damn dirty ape at 12:20 PM on March 23, 2008


And?!
posted by oddman at 5:32 PM on March 23, 2008


No, it's "AND?". Great silly fun! If I had cooler coworkers, I'd be saying "AND?" 50 times today.
posted by Scoo at 7:40 AM on March 24, 2008


For the record, I thought about it out of nowhere this morning, and had difficulty restraining the urge to chuckle.

I was sober, too.
posted by CitrusFreak12 at 8:41 PM on March 24, 2008


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