Thanks to an interview from Edmonton’s playoff game, we now know that Jaleel White will be playing a pirate in Star Wars: Skeleton Crew, and it sounds like the series will debut this November or December on Disney Plus.

White is most known for his role as Steve Urkel on Family Matters, a TGIF sitcom staple back in the late 80s and and 90s. In the clip he explains that he would spend two hours a day in a makeup chair to become a pirate for the Skeleton Crew series. It’s not clear if he will be a major player, or more of a cameo type of role, but the man who played Urkel is now in Star Wars.

Nick and I will talk more about Jaleel’s interview on next week’s episode of the SWTS, so don’t forget to tune into the Star Wars Time Show on a weekly basis via our podcast platforms or via YouTube if you prefer the livestream angle. 

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Matt is literally from a galaxy that is far, far away. Star Wars has consumed his life, and made him the geek that he is. He's no fan of the Prequels, but still loves the Maker. When he's not recording his unstable takes for the Star Wars Time podcast, he's either working on, taking pictures of Star Wars toys, or trying to legitimately wield the Force.