Happy Star Wars Day

Posted on: May 4th, 2010 at 4:08 pm by

To all the Star Wars fans out there, may the fourth be with you.  Happy Star Wars day!

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The unofficial joke holiday began in 2005, and is the perfect pun.  Per Wikipedia:

My assistant Zoe Whittaker came up with the idea of “May the 4th be with you” while we were shooting Star Wars Episode III in the UK Janurary 2005, I made her tell Rick McCallum and we all went over to tell George Lucas. This take was new to them and they liked it a lot. Zoe suggested that they release Episode III on this day. They both laughed and found it entertaining but everything was already set for the release on the 19th of May 2005 which could not be changed.

Which reminds us of this classic Triumph sketch:

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