Stephen Colbert Schooled All The Amateur ‘Star Wars’ Fans On Why The New Lightsaber Is Awesome

Apparently all the Star Wars noobs out there have been attempting to debunk the multi-pronged lightsaber introduced in the new The Force Awakens teaser trailer that has taken the internet by storm. We’ve been covering pretty much all things #SW7 reactions, but it takes the nation’s foremost expert — a man who saw the original two weeks before the rest of the world! — to really explain how lightsaber plasma beams work to all the “stuck up half-witted scruffy-looking nerf-herders” on Twitter.

Things get equal parts awesome and educational around the 3:00 mark.