Commercial Break: Yoda yells 'Boil Japan!'
George Lucas has never been afraid or ashamed to brutalise the legacy of Star Wars for commercial gain – after all, once he’d green-lit the Star Wars Holiday Special, there was only one way to go and that was up.
So, hot on the heels of Darth Vader plugging Currys and PC World comes Yoda, camping it up in the middle of nowhere in an attempt to flog cups of noodles to the Japanese. Harrumph – we’d never do that kind of thing with our Doctor Who – we’re far too classy for that.
Oh, and here’s that Star Wars Holiday Special – in full...