Best television one-time-event 1978: The Star Wars Holiday Special

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Often remembered but rarely seen: The Star Wars Holiday Special is a variety show most remarkable for how unenthusiastic, or inebriated, the cast was. It is currently viewable on YouTube.

Recently referenced in The Mandalorian, Life Day is faux Wookie Christmas; apparently uncelebrated for 41 years.

I have a friend who is still grousing that the Hulk was held up for this genre mash-up nonpareil.

Pretty sure shitty Life Day presents is how we got Kylo Ren. I hope Lumpy is the surprise reveal in Rise of the Skywalker. Lumpy is cool. Read the rest