Whenever I think about my favorite shows and their seasonal specials, I always smile to myself that I’m not the only one who has the holiday spirit. Who can forget the Native American ghost invasion plot of the Thanksgiving episode of Buffy: The Vampire Slayer? Or the Christmas Special of The Venture Bros. where everything that could go wrong at a cocktail party — when you invite super villains — does?
So leave it up to io9.com’s columnist Graeme McMillan to pitch Thanksgiving specials not only for Star Wars: The Clone Wars, but also for Heroes, Knight Rider, Lost, and Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
We journey to Kashyyyk, where the Wookiees are celebrating their annual Life Day. Planning to convince the Wookiees to join the Republic in their struggles against the evil Count Dooku and his seperatists, Padme gets captured and has to be rescued by Anakin, Ahsoka and a brand new Jedi that we’ve never seen before. Who looks like a turkey. After a brave and ferocious battle, Padme is rescued, but the turkey Jedi sacrifices himself in the process. The end of the episode sees the Wookiees and our heroes gathered around a great feast, as Yoda reminds everyone about the brave sacrifices that have been made so that everyone could be there that day, and says something about “Thanks, we must be giving on this day.” And then R2 makes that farting noise and everyone laughs.
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Five TV Thanksgiving Specials We’ll Sadly Never See (via io9.com)