JJ Abrams’ accidental homage to “Spaceballs” in the new “Star Wars” film

by Joey deVilla on November 28, 2014

star wars - spaceball homage

Until this scene in the just-released teaser trailer…

im sensing shit

…it’s been decades since we last saw a black actor playing a stormtrooper on the desert world of Tatooine, and the last time, it was in Spaceballs:

we aint found shit

In case you don’t remember, it happens in the classic “Comb the desert!” scene:

{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

TBIT November 28, 2014 at 12:48 pm

OMG, that’s Tuvok !!

Joey deVilla November 28, 2014 at 1:22 pm

TBIT: That’s right, it’s Tim Russ in that scene.

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