Star Wars has inspired countless parodies since its premiere in 1977, including full episodes of Family Guy and Robot Chicken dedicated solely to the blockbuster space opera. Many Star Wars fans, however, are too young to remember the original Star Wars parody: Hardware Wars, a short film by Ernie Fosselius, a filmmaker from San Francisco.
Hardware Wars featured household appliances like vacuums, irons, and toasters, flying through space in the now-familiar style of the Star Wars franchise. The 13-minute film, which plays in the style of an extended movie trailer, used to air on HBO.
You can now watch the entire short on YouTube!