As Dave Itzkoff at the New York Times reminds us all, the boys-to-men of Robot Chicken have been playing with their Star Wars action figures on our Cartoon Network Adult Swim TV channel for years now. That still doesn't make his report today any less unsettling: George Lucas is planning a Star Wars comedy series.
Please, dear Lord of the Force. Make it stop. This isn't a matter of me being too old and not getting it anymore as much as it Lucas himself being too old and not getting it anymore. We've all had our Star Wars fix. It's fixed. We're done. No mas. We've had our fun. We've had our fill. If Seth Green and Matthew Senreich still want to play with their action figures, that's their call. And as long as there are kids who want to watch cartoons, Lucas is going to continue making millions from his minions who churn out new toons based on the series. But this is past the point of ridiculous. Right? Are there really that many people who want to see the Star Wars characters in a new sitcom?
In completely coincidental news, the grown-up kids at CollegeHumor released a Star Wars Google parody today. Timely!? Roll it if you must.