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The infamous BBC interview gets parodied with Darth Vader, R2-D2 and BB-8

We’re not saying it’s cuter, but...

Almost everyone has seen the infamous BBC interview featuring a father and his adorable children, but a new parody of the video has found its way online, featuring the Empire’s most terrifying father.

Created by Jack of all Genius Films, the video portrays Darth Vader as the serious father figure who’s in the middle of an interview with a hooded Sith figure. Darth Vader is trying to talk about the rebellion and how it came to be, but is quickly interrupted by R2-D2 and BB-8 rolling into his office.

If Darth Vader was supposed to be the parodied version of the father in the actual BBC interview, Professor Robert Kelly, than R2-D2 is quite clearly Kelly’s oldest child and BB-8 is his infant. The only thing missing from the parodied version is Darth gently, but firmly, pushing R2-D2 back away from the desk as he tries to respond to the interviewer’s questions. In the original version, Professor Kelly can be seen pushing his oldest daughter, Marion, back as he carries on answering the question asked to him by the BBC journalist.

Like the actual video, the best part comes when the parodied version of Kelly’s wife, Kim Jung-A, rushes into the room to try and get the droids out.

If you haven’t seen it yet, the original video from the BBC interview can be seen below. Since it was uploaded to YouTube seven days ago, it has amassed more than 20 million views.

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