May the 4th be with you! If you’re going to invent a holiday, you could do worse than combining “Star Wars” references and puns. Today is May 4, and Mark Hamill has previously prepared for the annual occasion on Twitter to avoid getting inundated with mentions, but we know it’s a trap! So, take the high ground and stand by, red leader, because if you think we haven’t found some of the best the internet has to offer today, then we find your lack of faith disturbing.
Now if only Ryan Gosling were in “Star Wars” instead of Oscar Isaac:
— Nerdist (@nerdist) May 4, 2018
Here’s a famous motivational poster from one of the galaxy’s greatest minds:
— Chris Dixon (@cdixon25) May 4, 2018
Catholics love “Star Wars” too:
In a galaxy
Far far away…
At a time of oppression & gaslighting
The force is strong in our rebel alliance
Our Jedi resistance will triumph
May the force be with you#StarWarsDay#MayThe4thBeWithYou#MayTheFourthBeWithYou#MayTheForceBeWithYou pic.twitter.com/lIwTGzZtjg
— ???™? ??? (@Lady_Star_Gem) May 4, 2018
Don’t forget this classic “This is SportsCenter” commercial featuring Vader, Chewie, C-3PO and R2D2 at the newsdesk.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) May 4, 2020
We can’t forget about Lucille Bluth telling young Annyong to check out the movie (RIP Jessica Walter):
— Arrested Development (@bluthquotes) May 4, 2018
It’s hard to get a mane with this much shine:
— Greg Hogben (@MyDaughtersArmy) May 4, 2018
The Pittsburgh Penguins have a new mascot:
— NHL on NBC Sports (@NHLonNBCSports) May 4, 2018
We give this good boy who went over to the dark side a 12/10:
Happy Star Wars Day from Ti! #starwarsday #MayTheFourthBeWithYou #goldenretriever #starwarsdog #maytheforcebewithyou #maythe4thbewithyou #jedi Visit our shop at https://t.co/Tyb9lA4Ouo #dog #parody #usetheforce pic.twitter.com/XdPMHfkJPQ
— AugieDoggy.com (@AugieDoggyPage) May 4, 2018
And this cat who likes cosplay:
— Cat Cosplay (@Cat_Cosplay) May 4, 2020
Here’s one for the math nerds who likely crossover with the biggest of the “Star Wars” nerds.
— Brian Greene (@bgreene) May 4, 2020
Former New England Patriots player Julian Edelman for some reason photoshopped himself into famous moments of the movies:
— Julian Edelman (@Edelman11) May 4, 2020
And don’t worry, everyone in the galaxy is quarantining too:
Happy Star Wars Day. From Coruscant to Tatooine everyone is social distancing and in quarantine. Even The Empire Stays Home. @allontheboard #StarWars #StarWarsDay #MayThe4thBeWithYou #MayThe4th #MayTheFourthBeWithYou #HappyStarWarsDay #StayHome #May4th #allontheboard pic.twitter.com/RHrgpNLBiI
— All On The Board (@allontheboard) May 4, 2020
Here’s Bob Belcher channeling Harrison Ford when he inevitably gets another call from Disney. Because god knows he was thrilled when they finally got them to kill off Han Solo.
— In My Mind (@MeAloneInMyMind) May 4, 2021
And here’s “The Mandalorian” director Robert Rodriguez playing guitar to a jamming Baby Yoda…I mean Grogu. Pro tip: He even has his own emoji you can use this year.
I want to remind everyone again today that Grogu is real and is a great actor. He is very chill on set .
— Ash (@fluffybook) May 4, 2021
Meanwhile, Ben Schwartz is beeping with joy at this fan-made image that imagines BB-8 as his “Parks and Rec” character Jean-Ralphio.
— Ben Schwartz (@rejectedjokes) May 4, 2021