The movies which came out after Star Wars: Return of the Jedi did what sequel movies inevitably do—try different things. Some of these worked, some were a bit silly. Fortunately, the silly parts resulted in some really entertaining parodies, so they weren’t a complete loss. Below are a few of my favorites, in case you haven’t seen them yet:
In the “George Lucas Special Edition” of The Force Awakens trailer, there was this great parody of Kylo Ren’s silly cross-guard saber:
I put that one at the time stamp where it happens, but the whole thing is funny and worth watching.
My son recently showed me this parody of General Grievous with his many light sabers:
And perhaps my all-time favorite is Rey’s Swiss Army light saber: