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What would happen if The Walking Dead and the Star Wars Holiday Special joined forces to help raise money for kids around the world as part of Red Nose Day? This, apparently. Watch and laugh at The Walking Dead Red Nose Day Special.

For this year’s annual Red Nose Day, Walking Dead stars Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Steven Yeun, Melissa McBride, Josh McDermitt, Ross Marquand, David Morrissey, and Christian Serratos joined forces with special guest stars Jeff Goldblum, Dax Shepard, Yvette-Nicole Brown, and Chris Hardwick to present the spoof, which started in the minds of Lincoln and Reedus after a long day on set.

“Don’t you just wish you could do something … lighter?” Lincoln asks Reedus before the fun starts.

“Something that would bring sweetness and light into the world,” adds Reedus.

Unfortunately, after the spoof opening for the Red Nose Day Special — which includes Shepard and Hardwick as Han Solo and a 16-minute drum solo from McBride, among other highlights — both Lincoln and Reedus decide against creating such an event for real. “We ain’t doing that,” Reedus says to his costar.

Watch the full, star-packed opening below, and check out the Star Wars Holiday Special here for comparison.

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The Walking Dead

AMC's zombie thriller, based on the classic comic book serial created by Robert Kirkman.

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  • 10
  • TV-14
  • Frank Darabont
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