In 55 Words FD MC Challenge 2017 – Day 289
My kinky bastardization of elements of popular culture continues today with a riff on a movie which was already a riff on many other movies that came before it. I’m talking about Mel Brooks’ Spaceballs which happens to be one of my favorite comedies ever since I saw it for the first time at a very early age.
In it, Rick Moranis plays the main villain, Dark Helmet, a shameless parody of Darth Vader and does so quite magnificently, I must say. His performance is quite over-the-top and, throughout the movie, many references fly by at Ludicrous Speed (remember that one?) until we reach a pivotal scene, the confrontation between Dark Helmet and Lone Starr, Bill Pullman’s comedic take on a fusion between Han Solo and Luke Skywalker, really. It is then this happens.
My piece is a take on this scene. Imagine for a moment that Rick Moranis’ character is actually a sexy hypnotist instead. How do you think things will play out? Only one way to find out and be sure to be on the lookout for another reference to this movie, properly changed to suit the needs of my humorous intents. Have fun and until tomorrow.
“Lone Starr, I’m… your father’s brother’s nephew’s cousin’s former roommate,” Dark Helmet said in a sexy voice.
“Huh?” The hero shook his head. “What does that make us?”
“Absolutely nothing.” She laughed. “I just wanted to confuse you long enough to hypnotize you. Sleep!”
Lone Starr’s head slumped.
Evil always triumphs because good is suggestible.