The geekiest thing you’ll do today: watch Star Wars in ASCII format


Yes, there are plenty of sites to watch movies online for free, apart from the huge range of video-on-demand services we already have. And yes, a few weeks ago Disney+ arrived with all the Star Wars movies in its catalogue.

But, if you want to raise your level of geekiness probably a little further than any other fan of the saga, you can do it by watching this ASCII art version of the original Star Wars movie.



Using the Telnet network protocol we can access the url to enjoy the movie. If you’re on Windows you will need to activate the system’s Telnet client but if the terminal issue seems too complicated, you can also enjoy the original animation from the browser by entering the website of

May the force be with you!


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