Little Geek’s Reaction to Star Wars “Bomb” is Brilliant

Do you recall that moment when you found out that Darth Vader was Luke Skywalker’s father? I sure do and I remember feeling a little bit queezy and terribly, terribly excited. This was the biggest bomb dropped in my lap since I found out that Santa was my mom and dad. In truth, a larger piece of me died the day I found out who Darth Vader really was vs. Santa being mom and dad down stairs. There are just some things in this world you should not know.

As a pure Geek, I was not about to let my little geeks watch Star Wars starting with Episode 1. Essentially, this was my “finger” to Lucas for having wrecked my childhood memories with Jar Jar Binks and making Darth Vader whiny. Sadly, I did not film my little geeks’ reaction to the movie when they found out about Luke’s lineage. Needless to say, it was epic. Lucky for us, however, one Parent Geek did have the foresight to record it! The end result is pure nostalgic and geeky goodness. Enjoy!

…and in case the video doesn’t work, give this link a try

I wonder if Lucas will wreck this moment for future geeks with his new upcoming super-duper re-re-re-release of the movies? I wouldn’t put it past him…

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Editor in Chief, Owner/Operator, Board Game Fanatic, Father of Three, and Nice Guy, Cyrus has always enjoyed board, card, miniature, role playing, and video games, but didn't get back into the hobby seriously until early 2000. Once he did, however, he was hooked. He now plays board games with anyone and everyone he can, but enjoys playing with his children the most. Video games continue to be of real interest, but not as much as dice and little miniatures. As he carefully navigates the ins and outs of parenting, he does his very best to bestow what wisdom he has and help nurture his children's young minds. It is his hope and ambition to raise three strong, honorable men who will one day go on to do great things and buy their Mom and Dad a lobster dinner. Cyrus goes by the handle fathergeek on Board Game Geek. You can also check him out on CyrusKirby.com. Yes, he has a URL that is his name. His ego knows no bounds, apparently....

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