Star Wars is an American epic space opera franchise conceived by George Lucas. The first film in the franchise was originally released on 25 May 1977, by 20th Century Fox, and became a worldwide pop culture phenomenon, spawning two immediate sequels, released at three-year intervals. Sixteen years after the release of the trilogy's final film, the first in a new prequel trilogy of films was released, again released at three-year intervals, with the final film released on 19 May 2005.<P>The events depicted in Star Wars media take place in a fictional galaxy. Many species of alien creatures (often humanoid) are depicted. Robotic droids are also commonplace and are generally built to serve their owners. Space travel is common, and many planets in the galaxy are members of a Galactic Republic, later reorganized as the Galactic Empire.<P>Chewbacca, nicknamed Chewie, is a Wookiee character in the Star Wars franchise. In the series' narrative chronology, he appears in the films Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.<P>Chewbacca became Han Solo's first mate and constant companion when Han, then an Imperial Captain, was ordered to kill him because Chewbacca was a slave for the Empire. Following his refusal to carry out this order, Han was decommissioned from the Imperial Navy, and later became a smuggler. Since he saved his life, Chewbacca owed a life debt to
Han, meaning that he would serve Han for the rest of his life.
2 AA batteries required. (included)
Not appropriate for children under the age of 3
|Product Code||Star Wars 24-inch Deluxe Talking Chewbacca Plush|