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Warwick Davis, Idris Elba and More Recreate YouTube’s Greatest Hits

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Never one to let a good short joke go to waste, Warwick decides to recreate some of the better-known cat videos – by playing every cat (Who else thinks they’d be 100% better if he wore his Wicket costume?). The premise of the joke is that he has accidentally broken YouTube, and enlisted the likes of Anthony Head and Idris Elba to reshoot every viral hit so that nobody else will notice. It’s Be Kind, Rewind as a series of shorts. Except you can watch each sweded short separately, apart from the main narrative if you so choose.

I can’t help but think what’s missing – couldn’t he have gotten Bruce Boxleitner to play Tron Guy?

Full skit after the jump.

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist