Carrie Fisher roasted George Lucas in 2005 — and it brought the house down


George Lucas was the star, but Carrie Fisher stole the show when she took the stage in 2005 to honor him for his AFI Lifetime Achievement Award.

Fisher used the platform as an impromptu roast of her Star Wars director, saying that thanks to him, she and her co-stars had suffered decades of people asking if they knew the 1977 film would be such a hit.

"The only one who didn't know was George. We kept it from him because we wanted to see what his face looked like when it changed expression," Fisher deadpanned.

What followed were three more minutes of zingers about the iconic creator:

— "George is a sadist, but like any abused child wearing a metal bikini chained to a giant slug about to die, I keep coming back for more."

— "You have owned my likeness all these years, so every time I look in the mirror I have to send you a check for a couple of bucks."

— "You had that unmitigated gal to let that chick, the new girl who plays my mother, Queen Amadillo or whatever her name is, she wears a new hairstyle and outfit practically every time she walks through a door. I bet she gets to war a bra, even though you told me I couldn't, because there is no underwear in space!"

Despite all that, Fisher said she was "only slightly bitter" because Lucas is an artist "the like of which is seen perhaps once in a generation."

She ends this way: "I hope I slept with you to get the job, because if not, who the hell was that guy?"

Fisher is being mourned by her friends, family and fans after dying Tuesday at age 60.

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HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 09: Actress Carrie Fisher and director George Lucas pose at the dinner during the 33rd AFI Life Achievement Award tribute to George Lucas at the Kodak Theatre on June 9, 2005 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 09: Actress Carrie Fisher and director George Lucas pose at the dinner during the 33rd AFI Life Achievement Award tribute to George Lucas at the Kodak Theatre on June 9, 2005 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)
ORLANDO, FL - AUGUST 14: George Lucas ,Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher attends Star Wars Celebration V at Orange County Convention Center on August 14, 2010 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)
ORLANDO, FL - AUGUST 14: George Lucas ,Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher attends Star Wars Celebration V at Orange County Convention Center on August 14, 2010 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 16: Producer George Lucas (R) accepts the Outstanding Special Class Animated Program award for 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' from presenter Carrie Fisher onstage during The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 16, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD - JUNE 09: (L to R) Jett Lucas, his father director George Lucas, actors Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford and director Steven Spielberg pose at the 33rd AFI Life Achievement Award after party at the Highlands on June 9, 2005 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - JUNE 16: Producer George Lucas (R) accepts the Outstanding Special Class Animated Program award for 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' from presenter Carrie Fisher onstage during The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 16, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - NOVEMBER 2: Actress Carrie Fisher (L) and director George Lucas attend the 20th Annual Media Access Awards at the Sheraton Universal Hotel on November 2, 2002 in Los Angeles, California. The awards honor those companies and individuals who assist in the awareness of disability in the entertainment industry. (Photo by Robert Mora/Getty Images)
Carrie Fisher, George Lucas, Harrison Ford & Geri Halliwell (Photo by Jean-Paul Aussenard/WireImage)
George Lucas, Michael Keaton and Carrie Fisher during 5th Annual American Cinematheque Ball Honoring Ron Howard at Century Plaza Hotel in Century City, CA, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
British actors Peter Cushing, David Prowse and American Actress Carrie Fisher with director, screenwriter and producer George Lucas on the set of his movie Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. (Photo by Sunset Boulevard/Corbis via Getty Images)
Henry Winkler, Carrie Fisher and George Lucas during 5th Annual American Cinematheque Ball Honoring Ron Howard at Century Plaza Hotel in Century City, CA, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
George Lucas and Carrie Fisher during 5th Annual Moving Picture Ball Honoring Ron Howard at Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, California, United States. (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage)
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