These are a couple of shots from retailers (from the looks of it, one Walmart, one Target) where the soda reps have constructed giant Boba Fett helmets out of 12-packs of soda, including Coca-Cola, Diet Coke, Coke Zero, Dr. Pepper, and Sprite. Clearly, Boba is not a big Pepsi fan.
Of course Yoda isn’t a person at all, he’s an alien, so he shouldn’t be expected to talk like a human, let alone whatever a ‘normal’ one is. That said, these are two videos of Yoda edited with more traditional English speech patterns. It’s a little unsettling to listen to.
This is a 1977 television commercial for the original Star Wars film focusing on the romance between Luke and Leia. In hindsight it seems super creepy, but Luke and Leia being siblings was never part of George Lucas’s plan when the movie was made. Or even when The Empire Strikes
This is a small five gallon fish tank set up for ember tetras by aquarist Carly Thompson that features an abandoned AT-AT toy at the bottom that given to her by her brother for Christmas. Some more details while I remember seeing a poison dart frog vivarium recently that had
This is a March 2nd, 1979 clip from The Late Night Starring Johnny Carson with guest Carl Sagan discussing the original Star Wars movie, it’s scientific inaccuracies, human chauvinism, and incredible whiteness of all the human characters, particularly the ones in charge. Some of the exchange: Sagan: Star Wars starts
This is some rare (possibly explaining why we hadn’t seen in before) 16mm footage captured in the props department at London’s Elstreet Studios in 1976 of actors Kenny Baker (R2-D2) and Anthony Daniels (C-3PO) trying on their droid costumes and getting used to moving around in them. There’s also some
This is a video of the Disneyland Star Tours ride that a father created in the family garage for his daughter Indy’s Disneyland themed birthday party. Some more info from the father while I request a similar theme for my next birthday, then find myself bone-crushingly disappointed come August 12th:
This is the Sotheby’s listing for the colloquially known ‘Darth Vader House’ for sale in Houston, Texas. The house was built in 1992 for Dr. Jean Cukier, who, when deciding to have a custom home built “grabbed a piece of paper and drew it himself. Cukier loved Star Wars so