It's Friday, So Let's Watch Ned Stark and Jaime Lannister Fight With Lightsabers and Draw Star Wars Comparisons (VIDEO)

What took you so long, internet? I myself have been busy putting together my supercut of kittens that look like Saul Goodman, but how is that someone only now had some free time to put together a video of Game of Thrones characters fighting with lightsabers?

Thanks to YouTube user Joel935M for creating this perfect Friday distraction. Basically, he went over the footage from Season 1's great sword duel between Jaime Lannister and Ned Stark frame-by-frame, drawing the familiar Star Wars glow sticks over their swords. It's painstaking work, but the result is pretty sweet.

I've always thought the universe of Game of Thrones is the most fully realized fake-place since Star Wars, and you can certainly draw comparisons between the two. Joel935M didn't have the time to turn the Goldcloaks into Stormtroopers, but this scene looks like it could have played out on Mos Eisley. And if you squint and watch the footage through Saran Wrap, you might just mistake shaggy blondish Jaime for Luke Skywalker (ignore Jaime's red Sith lightsaber, obviously). And fans of the books will know that Jaime ends up sharing one major trait with Luke aside from the throb in his loins when he sees his sister.

Now someone put the SAMCRO dudes from Sons of Anarchy in TRON lightcycles!

What other Star Wars / GoT parallels can you come up with? And please, no spoilers for those who haven't read the books.


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Sweet! That was a fun minute or so.
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Hahaha perfection!
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Cool it is.
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It's wonderful...and also the sand, the color of Jamie's clothes....everything with light sabers has a SW feel...
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This is going viral. I swear it only had a couple of hundred hits after I read it here. Then Msnbc.com upped it and it was to 75,000. Its at 94000 at this post.
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Pure Awesomness!
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Nah, Jaime is definitely Darth Vader! And Ned is a total Ben Kenobi in that one.
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Awesome. Just awesome.
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First of all Light Sabres are the coolest thing ever. It's a guy thing. Secondly and most importantly a light sabre battle would definately not go like a sword fight because it's my understanding a light sabre can cut through virtually anything except another light sabre beam and there are no wattage stats to prove otherwise. Think about it...
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I'm a girl, and I think too that light sabres are the coolest thing ever!
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Okay, we'll take you...
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Fantastic!!!!



I always wondered what would've happened if the battle was not interrupted. I don't know if Ned could have handled The Kingslayer, but he was at least holding his own.
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It would have depended on what the script said. That's how Dave beat Golieth...
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that was awesome! it would have been funny if their lightsabers got twisted up like in Spaceballs.. did anyone else think of that? "I see your schwartz is as big as mine" haha.
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I grew up a Spaceballs fan, not a Star Wars fan. And I would've loved to see what you said happen. LONESTAR!
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If he was really a Jedi he never would've gotten hamstringed by random guard #4 there.
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You just spoiled it for the people who haven't read the books you terd! Unless you are a total tard and cant put your little Luke and Jaimie sharing a trait thing together.. what a duche!!!
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Maybe that was a little harsh but i am currently reading the books and that is the 3rd book spoiler I have read on this site with no warning at all. I enjoy this site so i keep coming back but i'm tired of the book spoilers with no warning. And it is pretty obvious, I don't know for sure because I haven't finished the 3rd book yet but I would be shocked if it wasn't what I'm thinking.



And the ending to LOST wasn't that bad!!!

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the ending of LOST is awful. Loved the show until the final season where it completely derailed and ended in the most obvious cop out ever. However I am rarely happy with the way television shows end.



About your spoiler point though I completely agree that TIM has numerously given spoilers for the GoT storylines without warning and so unneccassarily. We get it TIM you have read the books but stop giving things away to those who have not. You are not unique tons of ppl come here and post on this site who have read the books but none of them seem to purposely feel the need to blatently give away storyline the show has not yet covered.
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I read some of the books and I didn't get the comparison so either I'm stupid (higly probable) or I didn't arrive at that point so no spoiler for me...
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Probabably still pissed about that gawd-awful ending...
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You ARE Lost dude...
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Well, I have not read the books and granted, I may not possess the same mental acuity as you, but nothing was spoiled for me by that simple statement. Chill dude. The video was totally awesome.
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I know what he's referencing because I've read the books, but I don't think it's that obvious for anyone who hasn't.



Also please don't be so offensive, it's really unnecessary and just makes everyone instantly dislike you. kthanxbye
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What, that Tywin Lannister is a dark evil lord? Maybe it's not that obvious (though I do know what it is).
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Lol why is everything always better with lightsabers?
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see above comment - its a guy thing...
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Jaime: "Cersei never told you what happened to your father?"



Joffrey: "She told me enough. She told me a boar killed him!"



Jaime: "No, I am your father."



Joffrey: "GROOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOSS!"
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Ha ha. Someone get on this STAT!
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Have you watched Continuum yet Tim - third episode - best TV fight ever...
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What do you mean when you say that they end up sharing one major trait? Please reply! Thanks! And Thanks for sharing this video with us! I doubt I would have found it on my own...
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Love it.
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Arya stark goes to Braavos ( dagobah)to become a jedi knight with needle!!!
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^ someone should delete this, right?
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Yes, totally spoiler!
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It's funny because I just finished reading the 3rd book in the series. This video is marvelous, like it seems like the light-sabers are actually part of the show!!
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So sweet.
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THIS IS SO AWESOME I WANNA MARRY IT.
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Like I said, its a guy thing...
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