Ron and Jp take a look at two different Star Wars parodies from two different eras, Hardware Wars from 1978 and Thumb Wars from 1999. Both short films had a certain amount of success when they were released but do they hold up to the test of time? Hardware Wars came out at a time when Star Wars was slowly disappearing from the box office. In a way, it’s cheap special effects that substitute irons and waffle irons for spaceships helped keep Star Wars in everyone’s heads while they were waiting for The Empire Strikes Back to come out. But Thumb Wars, which also parodies the original movies by using human thumbs as puppets, came out at a much different time. The Phantom Menace was already in theaters and The Clone Wars series was just being released. Join us as we discuss the varying degree of success these parodies had as well as the nature of humor and how it has evolved over time!