15 pics prove lightsabers would make every sci-fi franchise better

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Apr 18, 2013

The lightsaber is a staple in the Star Wars universe. It's used by both Jedis and the Sith -- but why should they have all the fun?

Thanks to Photoshop and creative folks with too much time on their hands, lightsabers have crossed over. They've found a way into other sci-fi favorites like Doctor Who,Tron and (dare we say) Star Trek.

Here are 15 photos that showcase their universal appeal.