Watch Now: 'Space Trash: A Star Wars Parody' by Dan Lantz on YouTube | Celebrate Star Wars Day

Celebrating Star Wars Day: Dan Lantz’s “Space Trash: A Star Wars Parody” Now Streaming on YouTube

Just two days ago, on the globally celebrated Star Wars Day, May the 4th, filmmaker Dan Lantz unveiled his latest creation, “Space Trash: A Star Wars Parody”. This 6-minute comedy short, crafted as a playful tribute to the Star Wars saga, is now available for fans worldwide to enjoy for free on YouTube, offering a light-hearted diversion that captures the spirit of the beloved franchise.

A Creative Ode to Star Wars

Philadelphia’s own Dan Lantz, renowned for his dynamic and creative filmmaking, channels his lifelong fandom into “Space Trash”. This film cleverly incorporates iconic Star Wars elements, such as the endearing droid, a furry alien sidekick, and an action-packed lightsaber battle, all set against the backdrop of a forest that mirrors the exotic landscapes of the Star Wars universe.

The Filmmaker’s Vision

Lantz’s venture into the realm of parody reflects both his admiration for the original films and his intent to connect with fellow fans. “I’ve been a fan of Star Wars since I was a kid, and I wanted to create something that would bring joy to fellow fans on this special day,” Lantz explained. He aims for “Space Trash” to serve as a brief yet engaging escape, infused with humor and nostalgia.

Where to Watch

“Space Trash: A Star Wars Parody” is freely accessible on YouTube or below, inviting viewers to indulge in a fresh and amusing interpretation of their favorite galaxy. As Star Wars Day may have passed, the celebration continues online, where the film can be shared and enjoyed by a global audience.

For those interested in more of Dan Lantz’s works or to connect with him, visit his official website or follow him on social media platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube.


Dan Lantz’s “Space Trash: A Star Wars Parody” stands as a testament to the enduring influence of Star Wars and its capacity to inspire creativity. As we move beyond Star Wars Day, the spirit of the saga lives on through engaging new content like Lantz’s parody, ensuring that the force will indeed be with us, always.