Ed Driscoll

Help Me Obi-Don Osmond, You're My Only Hope!

For decades, America’s leading cultural anthropologists pondered the question: were we as a nation doomed to believe that nothing could be as dreadful, as craptacular in that Sid and Marty Krofft 1970s polystyrene primary colors video look as the Star Wars Holiday Special?

No. There is another. And its name is The Donny And Marie Star Wars Special.

If that doesn’t sound frightening enough, because it truly is from the 1970s, there’s the inevitable appearance by…but of course!…Paul Lynde!

When Harrison Ford shouted that he’d see you in Hell in The Empire Strikes Back, this is truly what he was referring to.