A Tribute to Chewbacca
According to a recent poll, Chewbacca is the best movie sidekick of all time, despite the fact that there isn’t much to him. He’s just a big furry space ape who roars and is loyal to Han Solo. Then again, he does have a back story, but you can read about that at Wookieepedia.
For the first part of this tribute, let’s relive the best Chewbacca dialogue.
Chewbacca has been milking the fame he earned in Star Wars for more than 30 years now, appearing at nerd conventions, car dealerships, and book signings. He’s even thrown out the first pitch at baseball games.
But typically, he just sits around on Harrison Ford’s movie sets.
Here is what Chewbacca looks like with his skin peeled off:
Gaaa! He looks like Weird Al Yankovic and Howard Stern’s lovechild. He answers to the name Peter Mayhew.
If you haven’t seen him in person, he’s on quite a few other things, like Etch a Sketch.
Here he is on a cake.
Chewbacca cereal… mmmmm.
Here he is in a family portrait.
And here he is with his family (second from left), as Kenner toys based on a Holiday Special. Notice the light-skinned one has boobs. Cool… Wookiee boobs.
And on Fox’s Family Guy…
And here is when Brian Griffin dressed up as him on Family Guy.
And here is the cologne that Homer puts on for his first date with Marge on The Simpsons.
As a schoolboy (from Imaginism Studios).
Chewbacca fighting Nazis.
Here’s how to make your own Chewbacca noise.
Or, if you can’t do that, use any household item:
Chewbacca has also been used as a defense strategy, known appropriately as the Chewbacca Defense, made famous by attorney Johnny Cochran.
Dress Up Like Chewbacca
Chewbacca Collector’s Edition Adult Costume
Or, if you’re too cheap to buy the costume, here’s the alternative:
Cool Chewbacca Stuff
No, wait, get this instead:
‘Hoth Encounter’ Print by Sideshow Collectibles
Here’s the dumbest Chewbacca thing I found:
To end this tribute, let’s dance with Chewbacca.