"Something, Something, Something, Dark Side" is an upcoming hour-long episode of the FOX animated series Family Guy and the sequel episode to the Star Wars parody "Blue Harvest", to be followed by the future spoof of Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi currently named "We Have A Bad Feeling About This". It will retell the story of Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back as "Blue Harvest" did with Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, recasting characters from Family Guy into roles from the film. It was originally scheduled to air as the 7th season finale, but has been pushed back to season 8. Like the previous installment, the poster for "Dark Side" is based on the design of an actual Star Wars poster.
Blue Harvest was, for the most part, not a bad Star Wars Parody. On the other hand it was filled with the same old Family Guy jokes. The sort of hit or miss jokes that have become so common in the show. Something Something Something Darkside suffers terribly from the same old problems. There are so many unfunny jokes and all that Something Something Something Darkside (a horribly unfunny title) doesn't rise that far above its predecessor... but it IS better. … more
Before I begin, let me just say that even though I thouroughly dissected the Family Guy tv show for it's faults, follys, slopiness and just plain "take that!" attitude, I'm a sucker for Star Wars and found Family Guy's send ups irrisistable to pass up watching and much to my chagrin, found their first offering Blue Harvest to be a lot of fun. Something Something Something Darkside however leaves a little to be desired. Lets be fair, … more