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Posted Monday 10/15/18 at 9:45AM EDT
Jon Favreau's Star Wars series gives a nod to the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special
The Mandalorian will feature a blaster inspired from the derided 1978 Star Wars TV special.
Posted Friday 12/15/17 at 10:35PM EST
How Star Wars’ infamous 1978 holiday TV special helped shape the movie franchise’s universe
Source: Laughing Squid
George Lucas had to be convinced to make the now-legendary TV special to maintain interest in the franchise a year and a half after Star Wars premiered. As Christophe Haubursin and Mac Schneider of Vox explain, it was a “confusing mess.”