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Here is Patton Oswalt's Famous 'Star Wars' Filibuster, Animated


As soon as Patton Oswalt opened his mouth that day of production on "Parks and Recreation," you knew this would happen. So did I. So did your mom. Ask her. I'll wait.

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See? I told you! This is why the internet's great. That rhymed.

Indeed, some anonymous cartoonist/video editor that you will never know made an animated version of Patton Oswalt's filibuster-inspired plot for "Star Wars: Episode VII," and the magic that existed only in our minds from Oswalt's dramatic narration of the film now exists forever on the internet as an eight-minute video. This is the world we live in now. Think about these types of things the next time you're nostalgic for the past, and boom it's 2013 again.

Even the random shouts from Amy Poehler (as Leslie Knope) made the video as comic book-esque dialogue bubbles that appear out of nowhere over various characters' heads, which is awkward, but it's the thought that counts. The editor also chose some weird snapshots of the characters mentioned at various times, which, ok, sure. The editor also depressingly features the oldest possible shot of Harrison Ford he can find, which kind of ruins the vibe. The editor...

YOU KNOW WHAT, sorry, it's still wonderful. Enjoy.

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