Watch Star Wars From Command Line With telnet

Blinkenlights’ ASCII Star Wars animation which has been around since the Dark Ages (well, since 2000). But it’s still cool. you can try it on Linux or Windows. From any command line, type:

telnet towel.blinkenlights.nl

I t i s a p e r i o d o f c i v i l w a r.
R e b e l s p a c e s h i p s , s t r i k i n g
f r o m a h i d d e n b a s e , h a v e w o n
t h e i r f i r s t v i c t o r y a g a i n s t
t h e e v i l G a l a c t i c E m p i r e.
D u r i n g t h e b a t t l e , R e b e l
s p i e s m a n a g e d to s t e a l s e c r e t
p l a n s t o t h e E m p i r e ‘ s
u l t i m a t e w e a p o n , t h e D E A T H
S T A R , a n a r m o r e d s p a c e
s t a t i o n w i t h e n o u g h p o w e r to
d e s t r o y a n e n t i r e p l a n e t.

P u r s u e d b y t h e E m p i r e ‘ s
s i n i s t e r a g e n t s , P r i n c e s s
L e i a r a c e s h o m e a b o a r d h e r
s t a r s h i p , c u s t o d i a n o f t h e
s t o l e n p l a n s t h a t c a n s a v e
h e r p e o p l e a n d r e s t o r e
f r e e d o m t o t h e g a l a x y. . . .

“You can’t win, Darth. Strike me down, and I will become more powerful than you could possibly imagine.”

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