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Robot Chicken: A Piece of the Action

Episode number: 1x7
Production Number: 9
Airdate: Sunday April 03rd, 2005

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Episode Info
Episode number: 1x7
Production Number: 9
Airdate: Sunday April 03rd, 2005

Guest Stars
Scarlett JohanssonScarlett Johansson
voiced Herself
Episode Notes
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Cultural References
The Pimp My Sister sketch was an allusion to the MTV show, Pimp My Ride

A parody of the first season of VH1's Surreal Life is featured in this episode featuring,

(l to r)
Porn star Ron Jeremy, actor Erik Estrada & former rapper Vanilla Ice

(l to r) Singer Vince Neil, actor Corey Feldman & someone who is either Jerri Manthey or Brande Roderick

(l to r) Emmanuel Lewis & MC Hammer

The Surreal Life cast takes on the task as seen in The Lord of the Rings trilogy, taking the one ring back to the fires of Mordor.

During the Surreal Life segment, they imitate a scene from Empire Strikes Back where they blast the Imperial droid on the planet of Hoth, with Ron Jeremy taking on the role of Chewbacca and Erik Estrada taking on the role of Han Solo.

The Easter Bunny is seen aggressively giving eggs to the children

A nod to the Alien vs Predator movies and comic series is seen but instead of intergalactic battle the two are engaged in a nice game of chess.

Neil Armstrong's historic 1969 moon landing is spoofed in this episode.

Famous for his role as Spock in Star Trek, Leonard Nimoy attends the SciFi Convention seen in the final segment.

See at the SciFi convention is (l to r) the characters, Boba Fett, Darth Vader, Chewbacca & Yoda

Peter Mayhew, the actor who played Star Wars in all of the movies, is seen attending the SciFi convention.

Leonard Nimoy shoots the character from Star Wars Episode One The Phantom Menace, Darth Maul.

This is also an allusion to the Harrison Ford movie, Indiana Jones & the Raiders of the Lost Ark. In Raiders, Indie is faced with a much larger sword yielding opponent and instead of engaging him, simply pulls out a gun and shoots him dead.

The creator of Star Wars, George Lucas, is seen in the epilogue of events from the SciFi convention.

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