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Star Knight… Bad Jedi Gone Good?

January 3rd, 2009 · 9 Comments · Movies, Star Wars

Here’s one of my favorite bootleg toys. You’ll find it on the original site. It’s been in my collection for well over a decade. I bought this toy probably around twelve or thirteen years ago. Certainly, this is a bootleg toy classic and it’s always good for a chuckle.

Take a peek at Darth Vader: Biker Cop

Well, this toy’s got to be at least eleven, twelve years old. I’ve actually got a couple of these. Don’t know why, I think I was going to use the extra one as trade bait. Shoot. I don’t even know where it is anymore.
The bootleggers didn’t even show Darth any love when they packaged him. Just shoved his poor little head into a cardboard circle.

Below are a couple of more shots of the Star Knight.

Y’know, when I decided to turn this site back on, this was one of the first bootleg toys I pulled out of the garage to review. It’s a toy that certainly has a funny twist to it. I’ve since moved on from using a towel as a backdrop. 😀

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9 responses so far ↓

  • 1 Reis // Jan 3, 2009 at 4:37 pm

    Oh my god! I love it!

    I can just see him pulling people over and being all like, “I find your lack of insurance disturbing…”

    Interesting how the Darth Vader is so amazingly inaccurate. Look at that face. It’s like they wanted to rip off Darth Vader but didn’t know what he looked like but they had some dude who worked there that had seen Star Wars back in ’77 and just had him describe Vader’s looks to them.


  • 2 Kody Jordan Buffett Wilson // Apr 17, 2009 at 10:35 am

    Oh god…HA!!! It would be funny if you saw Darth Vader on a Motorbike and you’re like: “CRAP! I’m gonna be choked for no apparant reason! JUST LIKE IN THE MOVIES!!!” Then Vader says to you: “No…I’M GOING TO CHOKE YOU BECAUSE YOUR MIRROR BLINDED ME!!!”

  • 3 Don // May 10, 2009 at 4:26 pm

    Does it really come with IC sounds?

  • 4 Attila // Sep 8, 2009 at 10:25 am

    Hi there,

    NOT a baaad piece, indeed! Nice idea to put Vader on a bike! So he can be the LA biker scout. 🙂 The bike is better than the figure technically, but they are cute together! Attila (Hungary)

  • 5 Trampus // Mar 7, 2011 at 9:58 am

    Long, long ago. In a galaxy far, far away. Police motorcycles had training wheels.

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  • 7 Jamie // Mar 9, 2011 at 6:48 am

    That’s AWESOME! Can you still get that?

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  • 9 A.C. // Feb 22, 2012 at 7:53 am

    Darth CHiPs

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