Disney+ streams ‘The Simpsons’ and ‘Star Wars’ crossover short

Marking the occasion of Star Wars Day, Disney+ has released a new-original Star Wars animated short, Maggie Simpson in The Force Awakens From Its Nap, featuring Simpsons in Star Wars theme along with the previously announced series Star Wars: The Bad Batch.

The episodes of Star Wars Biomes and Star Wars Vehicle Flythroughs will also be released.

Both Star Wars and Simpsons fans can stream the series on Disney+ from today 12:00 am PT onwards.

The animation short Maggie Simpson in The Force Awakens From Its Nap will feature the Star Wars galaxy characters traveling to Springfield. The new cross-promotional short is the first of several shorts from The Simpsons that Disney+ will release throughout the year as a mark of tribute to the service’s marquee brands and titles.

Lucasfilm and Disney+ joined together to celebrate the creativity and artistry of the Star Wars world. They have brought up original artwork from a group of artists and Star Wars fans to take over the service for several days. The artwork will be featured on service till 9 May 2021 and will also be available for purchase on Amazon.

The official synopsis as follows

Maggie Simpson in The Force Awakens From Its Nap

In a daycare far, far away, but still in Springfield, Maggie is on an epic quest for her stolen pacifier. Her adventure brings her face-to-face with young Padawans, Sith Lords, familiar droids, Rebel scum, and an ultimate battle against the dark side, in this original short celebrating the Star Wars galaxy.

Star Wars: The Bad Batch

Star Wars: The Bad Batch follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in The Clone Wars) as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. Members of Bad Batch unique squads of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army each possess a singular exceptional skill that makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew.

Star Wars Biomes

Take a virtual vacation to some of the Star Wars films’ most iconic and beloved locations like Hoth, Tatooine, and Sorgan as this charming series whisks you off for fly-over tours of a galaxy far, far away.

Star Wars Vehicle Flythroughs

Get up-close-and-personal with two of the Star Wars films’ most iconic and beloved ships as this charming content leads viewers on an exploration of the memorable interiors and exteriors of the Millennium Falcon and an Imperial Star Destroyer.

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