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Watch Patton Oswalt's 8-Minute Filibuster Pitch for 'Star Wars: Episode VII'


For a new Parks & Recreation airing tomorrow, Patton Oswalt was apparently asked to ad-lib a council filibuster on the subject of his choosing. What resulted was an astounding eight minutes of Oswalt giving an amazingly-nerdy Star Wars pitch until his mouth went dry. Take a look below to hear the whole thing, which includes cross-overs with Clash of the Titans and the entire Marvel Universe but wisely foregoes Tolkien. That's high fantasy; it wouldn't make any sense.

Easily the second-best rant he's given this week.


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