"Big Bang Theory" & Lucasfilms To Unleash "Star Wars" Episode!
It's been the topic of countless conversations on the series, and now castmates of "Big Bang Theory" are ready for their first ever "Star Wars" episode.
The creators of the hit CBS show confirmed that they are working with Lucasfilms and will celebrate the icon franchise on May 1st.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the long awaited mashup will center around what happens when the gang comes together to celebrate the annual geeky holiday May the 4th Be With You.
In the episode, Sheldon ( Jim Parsons) is guided by his childhood idol and mentor Professor Proton (Bow Newhart) who appears as a Jedi master.
Co-creator Chuck Lorre stated, "We were approached by the Lucasfilm people to do something to celebrate Star Wards Day, which was nice."
Lucasfilm ovesaw production of the entire episode, including providing the visual effects, in an effort to recreate the Yoda's planet Degobah.
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