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last night's episode of How I Met Your Mother, wild-eyed lothario Barney Stinson (Neil Patrick Harris) discovers that his girlfriend does not like Ewoks. Through an unlikely series of events, Barney ends up explaining his unified theory of Ewok fandom to a a college field trip. It doesn't make a lick of sense, but…
It's bad enough that every current television show and movie shoves brand names in your face. Now, networks are digitally inserting new products into old television shows.
Need more proof that geek humor has gone mainstream? Check out the new trailer for Christian Slater's new show Breaking In, which name-checks Star Wars, Dragon*Con and Avatar. These days, TV shows prove they're hip by referencing geek culture.
We've all seen the big spoofs of scifi classics. Family Guy just recreated Star Wars and the Simpsons' Prisoner tribute was perfection. But nobody salutes science fiction better than 30 Rock's sly one-liners, which just slip it in there.
Possibly the largest hurdle many lovers of genre movies, books and television shows have to jump with non-believers is the big scifi ultimatum. Sure they love me, but can they love my Star Wars? It's all fun and games until the Firefly box is opened, and all of a sudden you're caught defending space pirates. How I…