Did this US show predict The Force Awakens and Kylo Ren 15 years ago?

Does this mean Star Wars: Episode VIII could feature a showdown between Luke Skywalker and Kylo Ren...?

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Star Wars parodies are not exactly a rare occurrence, but Star Wars parodies that predict the future, well that’s a different matter…

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That’s why this 15-year-old scene from US medical comedy Scrubs caught our eye. Yes, on the surface it looks like it’s simply a re-creation of the classic lightsabre battle between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader but look a little closer and the hooded, white-bearded Dr Cox looks suspiciously like the grizzled Luke Skywalker we see at the end of The Force Awakens while Dr Kelso – well, he just is Kylo Ren, right?

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Uncanny, we’re sure you’ll agree. And if Scrubs really has predicted the future then that means Star Wars: Episode VIII could feature a showdown between Luke and Kylo – which could well end up with someone in hospital…