TV Movie | | Adventure, Family, Musical
Chewbacca and Han Solo try to get to the Wookiee homeworld of Kashyyyk to celebrate Life Day, but are impeded by an Imperial blockade. Chewie's family passes the time with various forms of entertainment.
Malla (Chewbacca's wife), Lumpy (Chewbacca's son), and Itchy (Chewbacca's father) were nicknames of their actual names: Mallatobuck, Lumpawarrump, and Attichicuk respectively. The names of the members of Chewbacca's family were later incorporated ... ...
I have made contact with the rebels and all is proceeding as you wished, Darth Vader.
Darth Vader: Good work, but I want them alive. Now that you've got their trust - maybe they will take you to their new base.
Boba Fett: This time we will get them all.
Darth Vader: I see why they call...
In the original film, the Millennium Falcon's flight deck had room for five people to be in the same shot together, a back panel of flashing lights, and a distinctive round blue VDU display high above Chewbacca's left shoulder. The flight deck is much smaller in this show, and the backdrop is obviously just a painted wall. The television special was filmed, on video tape, on a soundstage in Burbank, Hollywood, while the original Millennium Falcon set footage was filmed on 35mm film at Elstree film studios in England.
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