The Star Wars Holiday Special

Synopsis: It is Life Day, a holiday that is celebrated on Chewbacca's home planet Kashyyyk. Chewie and Han Solo are trying to get to the planet where Chewie's family is waiting for him, but the Empire is out searching for the Rebels, giving everyone a hard time. While we are waiting we get a look at the everyday life of a Wookiee family. We meet all the familiar characters from Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) and we are introduced to Boba Fett during a short cartoon. We also pay a visit to the Cantina and meet all the monsters again.
Production: CBS Television
Rotten Tomatoes:
97 min

That's it I'm turning back.

I know your family's waiting.

I know it's an important day.

All right. We'll give it a try. I'll set

short coordinates - we won't jump far.

I'll get you back there in time, pal.

Trust me.

Our only hope now, is to outrun that Imperial

garbage scow, tho'. I'm going to lightspeed.

That's the spirit! You'll be celebrating

Life Day before you know it! Standby,

here's where we say goodbye to our unpleasant friends.

The Star Wars Holiday Special. Starring

Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker.

Harrison Ford as Han Solo.

Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia.

with, Anthony Daniels as C-3PO.

Peter Mayhew as Chewbacca.

R2-D2 as R2-D2.

And, James Earl Jones as the voice of

Darth Vader.

Introducing Chewbacca's family,

His wife, Malla.

His father, Itchy.

His son, Lumpy.

With special guest stars, Beatrice Arthur.

Art Carney.

Diahann Carroll.

The Jefferson Starship.

Harvey Korman.

And an animated Star Wars story on...

The Star Wars Holiday Special.

What's that?

Oh, Artoo, look. It's Chewbacca's family.

Here, keep working on it.

Hello Malla, Itchy. Hiya Lumpy.

Where's Chewbacca?

Whoa, wait a minute! One at a time.

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Rod Warren

Rod Warren (real name Rodney Warnken) (1931 – 22 October 1984) was an American screenwriter, producer, and actor. He was the youngest of three children of Belle and Robert Warnken Sr. of New Jersey. He had one surviving sister Martha Butler of Wallkill, NY. He was well known for his car and phonograph collections. His car collections were frequently loaned to major Hollywood studios. His phonographs and scripts are on display in a special room of the Hollywood library.Warren won two Primetime Emmy Awards as part of the writing teams for programs featuring Lily Tomlin. He also wrote for other variety shows such as Donny and Marie and The Smothers Brothers Show. He produced and supervised the writing of a 1978 television special produced for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints entitled The Family . . . and other living things.Warren was one of the clients of entertainment manager Harvey Glass, who embezzled large sums from Warren (and other clients) and was later sentenced to prison. Warren died of a heart attack in October 1984 while in England filming a Perry Como Christmas special. more…

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