Jumping the shark has jumped the shark...

chris arkenberg carkenbe@adobe.com
Thu, 2 May 2002 11:23:57 -0700

Ah the infamous Chewbacca Defense....

You rule, Joe.

At 11:10 AM -0700 5/2/02, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
>Meltsner, Kenneth wrote:
>>other may feel that the introduction of the Ewoks
>  > in RotJ was the beginning of the end for that saga.
>I vote for the Ewok theory.
>Kill the little fuckers! Kill 'em all!
>- Joe
>"Ladies and Gentlemen of this supposed jury...
>"I have one final thing I want you to consider. Ladies and Gentlemen,
>  this is Chewbacca. Chewbacca is a Wookie from the planet Kashyyyk, but
>  Chewbacca lives on the planet Endor. Now think about it, that does not
>  make sense. Why would a wookie, an eight foot tall wookie, want to live
>  on Endor with a bunch of two foot tall Ewoks? That does not make sense!
>  But more importantly you have to ask yourself, what does this have to
>  do with this case? Nothing. Ladies and Gentlemen it has nothing to do
>  with this case! It does not make sense! Look at me, I'm a lawyer,
>  defending a major Union society, and I'm talking about Chewbacca. Does
>  that make sense? Ladies and Gentlemen, I am not making any sense. None
>  of this makes sense. And so you have to remember when you're in that
>  jury room deliberating and conjugating the emancipation proclamation,
>  does it make sense? No! Ladies and Gentlemen of this supposed jury, it
>  does not make sense! If Chewbacca lives on Endor you must acquit."
>"The defense rests."
>"For a toxic thing you sure smell pretty
>  Summer, salt and wine
>  For a quiet boy you sure talk dirty
>  A velvet bed of nails"