Star Wars is a science fiction franchise created by George Lucas. Eight of the intended nine films have been released since 1977.
Mentions in Hanna-Barbera works
- On The All-New Popeye Hour, the episode "Close Encounters of the Third Spinach" parodies the first Star Wars film. Olive Oyl is Princess Olive-Pit, Poopdeck Pappy is Alta-Poppa, and Bluto is Darth Bluto.
- In the Popeye's Treasure Hunt episode "The Reel Hollywood Treasure Hunt", a wrench impression labeled "R2-D2" can be seen in the concrete when Bluto forges the signature of Dustin Chimney.
- The Trollkins episode "The Empire Strikes Trolltown" was inspired by the second film, The Empire Strikes Back.
- In the Pac-Man episode "Pacula", the drive-in theater is showing a movie whose hero is told, "Use the power pellet force, Luke."
- Late in the Yogi's Treasure Hunt episode "Yogi Bear on the Air", Connie Kindly has made herself over to resemble Princess Leia Organa.
- Star Wars is among many pop-culture elements spoofed in The Further Adventures of SuperTed.
The following Hanna-Barbera voice actors have connections to Star Wars:
- Mark Hamill played Luke Skywalker in the first three Star Wars films, in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and in Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
- Harvey Korman played many roles in the Star Wars Holiday Special.
- Patty Maloney played Chewbacca’s son, Lumpy, in the Star Wars Holiday Special, and appeared as herself in the 2011 documentary Hanlet: Episode 4½ – Attack of the Phantom Special.
- Shavar Ross appeared in a TV commercial for the Scout Walker and Vehicle Maintenance Energizer in Kenner’s line of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back tie-in toys.