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Star Wars crawl app lets fans create their own intro

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Paired with John Williams’ iconic score, an opening text crawl setting up the story is an essential piece of any Star Wars film. And though fans may not have the budget to produce record-breaking movies, they can still dream up a crawl of their very own.

StarWars.com has debuted a new app (one of the many games and apps to surface around the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens) that allows fans to create their own yellow crawl, complete with Williams’ music. Just slot in an episode number, title, and paragraph text into the generator.

Some fans have used the crawl to dream up their own Star Wars parodies, others have used it to relay important messages, and still others have used it to spell out famous lyrics in dramatic fashion. Everything from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air to Smash Mouth has gotten the crawl treatment, so read on for a few of the best and create your own — as we did of this article — on the official Star Wars website.

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