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To take something with a lot of potential and turn it into complete crap.
The Star Wars prequels were a complete Lucasism.

The show Heroes had a lot of potential, but the writers had so many Lucasisms it's just a big mess.
by Derk and Shawn February 03, 2009
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noun. A scene or brief moment in a motion picture, featuring some element of sophomoric or childish humor, that is out of place, and inapropriate to the advancement of the story. It seems to exist for no other reason than to make an idiot laugh for about 2 seconds.
Named in honor of George Lucas, for his propensity for including these inane moments in his films.

Lucasisms of note include:
An alien stepping in poop outside of Mos Eisley in Starwars I
A wookie giving a tarzan yell as he swings from a vine in StarWars III
Wow, that was stupid. I can't believe this director would put a Lucasism in his movie.
by RT Smith May 20, 2005
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A moment in general classroom banter where one of the participants says something either completely off topic or otherwise retarded

Can also be used when a participant does not have a suitable retort to an insult and simply replies with something along the lines of 'oh, fuck off'
'What was the point in saying that, that's such a lucasism'
by One-winged-anal November 29, 2016
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