The CBS Network released The Star Wars Holiday Special on November 17, 1978. It only aired once. Steve Binder and David Acomba directed the TV Special which starred Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, James Earl Jones, Beatrice Arthur, Art Carney, Diahann Carroll, Jefferson Starship, and Harvey Korman.
‘Star Wars Holiday Special’ Movie Summary
With the destruction of the DEATH STAR, George Lucas and his band of heroic rebels have become a universal phenomenon. The Rebel Alliance is hotter than a summer afternoon on Tatooine. Star Wars merchandising has hit hyperspace quicker than the Millennium Falcon in a full-throttle pursuit out of Mos Eisley.
But the dark forces of evil are unfazed by their setback, and plot their revenge. Under the guise of 20th Century Fox, they form an unholy alliance with the CBS television network. They wipe out this Jedi scum once and for all.
Enticed by sinister agents with fists full of cash, Lucas gives into the dark side. The Star Wars Holiday Special is born. Although the show only airs once, it lives on in infamy through bootleg DVDs and Internet Fanboys. Everything is going according to plan…
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