Friday Morning Laughs — Harrison Ford Won’t Answer ‘Star Wars’ Questions

By Devon Glenn 

Greetings, SocialTimes readers! A long time ago, it was Monday and Friday seemed as far, far away as another galaxy. Now, the weekend is here, bringing a fresh crop of Star Wars-themed videos that were also the week’s most-viewed, most-shared, and most likely to force weird Ewok sounds out your mouth while you laugh.

For reference, Disney announced this week that Star Wars: Episode VII is scheduled for release in the summer of 2015. See two comedians’ reactions to the film below, and check out a couple more unrelated gems that also made the top of the list.

1. “Harrison Ford Won’t Answer Star Wars Questions,” by JimmyKimmelLive

1,727,236 views, 12,802 likes, 210 dislikes

Late-night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel is about to lose all hope of getting “Star Wars” information out of Harrison Ford when the audience steps in to save the day (especially the furry one).

2. “Patton Oswalt’s Star Wars Filibuster – Parks and Recreation,” by nbcParksandRec

Published on Apr 17, 2013

1,658,450 views, 14,609 likes, 207 dislikes

Comedian Patton Oswalt guest starred on last night’s episode of “Parks and Recreation” as a history buff with an agenda to keep antiquated laws on the town’s charter. To councilwoman Leslie Knope’s dismay, the rest of the town seems pretty excited about his proposed plot for “Star Wars: Episode VII,” which Oswalt’s character outlines in detail in order to stall the vote.

3. “Bacon, the Most Important Food Ever,” by BuzzFeedVideo

Published on Apr 17, 2013

79,272 views, 2,248 likes, 321 dislikes

Just so you know, the creators write, “Bacon isn’t the Chuck Norris of food. Chuck Norris is the bacon of people.”

4. “NZ MP’s hilarious gay marriage speech,” by MrTodayVideos

Published on Apr 17, 2013

41,853 views, 1,001 likes, 22 dislikes

In this video, New Zealand House of Commons member Maurice Williamson describes the debate over a gay marriage bill as a fight between the “young and the vibrant versus the old and the boring. Speakers of the House will be forced to choose which is which soon,” he says.