A little known Star Wars fact about actor / comedian Ben Schwartz, a.k.a. Parks and Recreation‘s Jean-Ralphio: he was one of two comedians credited as “voice consultants” to BB-8 (the other was Bill Hader, which is too delightful for words).

This small but significant details was kept well under wraps until after the premiere last December, when an eagle-eyed fan noticed Schwartz’s name in the credits and tweeted about it, earning a retweet confirming the fact from Schwartz himself.

http://laughterkey.com/post/137095989632/beforetherewasinternet-elhofferdesign-ok-i


Not long after, the ‘Jean-Ralphio as BB-8’ memes started coming:

http://laughterkey.com/post/137095989632/beforetherewasinternet-elhofferdesign-ok-i


That was a while ago now, but in the last 20 hours, Twitter user Jesse Carp has gifted unto the world a series of superbly cut memes and they are nothing short of art.


Carp even got a shout out from the big man himself:


Source: Twitter.

Photo: NBC / Disney.