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Questions tagged [chewbacca]

Chewbacca is a character from Star Wars. He is a Wookiee, co-pilot of the Millennium Falcon, and friend to Han Solo. Use this tag for questions about the character, but not for questions which merely mention him. Use this with the [star-wars] tag.

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Who understands Chewbacca?

Obviously, Han understands Chewbacca (almost) perfectly. In the prequel trilogy, Yoda seems to understand him too. In at least one scene in the original trilogy, C-3PO also understands Chewie, which ...
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Did Chewbacca hold back and miss on purpose?

So today I passed by a small comic showing how Chewie was there since The comic made it as if that was a flashback to the moment Chewie was about to shoot his bowcaster. Back when I saw the scene, ...
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How did Chewbacca get a roast Porg?

In Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Chewbacca is seen cooking what is apparently a porg over an open flame. He starts to eat it but then notices several porg watching him with looks of fear. Out of disgust ...
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How old is Chewbacca?

How old is Chewbacca, anyway? Do Wookies get gray fur when they are old?
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Does Chewbacca shed?

I have NEVER heard a mention of his long hair making Han mad when he goes to....shower?....so here goes with my question, which may or may not have a canon answer (Yes Legends canon, that means you!) ...
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How did Chewbacca find C-3PO's parts?

While in Cloud City, C-3PO is shot by a stormtrooper, torn into pieces, and thrown in the trash. Chewbacca finds all of his parts, narrowly saving him from the incinerator. How in the hell did ...
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What is the origin of the word “Chewbacca”?

Have you ever noticed that Chewbacca can't say the word "Chewbacca"? What is the out-of-universe origin of this name? George Lucas is a well known fan of Japanese film, but I can't imagine him naming ...
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Is Chewbacca's dialogue said on set, or dubbed in later?

In the Star Wars films, the character Chewbacca doesn't speak Basic/English like the bulk of the cast. Instead he speaks Shyriiwook, a language of growls/barks/etc. Is someone (the actor, or a voice ...
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In the medal ceremony in Star Wars: A New Hope, is Chewbacca giving orders?

Chewbacca, Han, and Luke walk down the aisle. The rebels are standing at attention in parade formation on either side, facing the aisle. Chewbacca howls. The rebels stamp their heels and turn to ...
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What was the message Chewbacca told Rey he would deliver to Finn?

In The Last Jedi, However, their conversation slips into Shyriiwook and (most of?) the audience couldn't understand what was said. What was Rey's message to give Finn?
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Can Chewbacca read and write Basic?

Inspired by this question and by the novelization of The Force Awakens: The novelization of The Force Awakens plays up the problems Finn has in understanding Chewbacca's native language of Shyriiwook....
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Does Chewie still owe a life debt to Han according to the Solo film?

During Solo: A Star Wars Story, we see However, the way this goes down Up until now, even in canon we still see it commonly stated that much of why Chewie does what he does is because of the life ...
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Are the other Wookiees in the mine Chewbacca's family?

In the mine in Solo, Chewbacca meets some other Wookiees. Are they from his family/tribe? I assume from the Star Wars Christmas Special (which is still canon in my mind) which is set after the events ...
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What did Chewbacca do before Episode III?

It is known that Chewbacca was a Wookiee that fought (along with other Wookiees) for the Republic during the Clone Wars, but is there any information on what he did before the Clone Wars and Episode ...
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Are Wookiee Life Debts officially non-canon for Star Wars 'nouveau'?

Does anyone know if the Wookiee Life Debt concept is officially no longer part of Star Wars lore? I know the term "Wookiee Life Debt" was NOT mentioned in any Episodes, just in games (such as KOTOR). ...
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The Legend of Chewbacca

I was reading this answer when I came across a quote about Rey learning about Chewbacca: I'd heard of Chewbacca from some Wookiee traders who'd stopped off at Jakku. They said he was an amazing ...
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How did Chewbacca get C-3PO's parts back after being captured?

We know how Chewbacca managed to find C-3PO's parts after he was blown into pieces. But how did he get them back after being captured by Vader and why would the Stormtroopers allow Chewbacca to have ...
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Whose arms would Chewbacca have ripped off?

In Star Wars - Episode IV: A New Hope, R2-D2 is winning a game against Chewie, and Chewie got angry. C-3PO said R2-D2's move was fair, and Chewie shouldn't have complained. Han told him to let ...
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Why wasn't Chewbacca's family arrested for their connection to him?

Chewbacca was well-known as a Rebel hero and enemy of the Empire. His immediate family, Lumpawaroo, Mallatobuck and Attichitcuk made no attempt to hide their relation to him or their existence from ...
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Who does Chewbacca meet at the end of his comic series?

Spoilers for the 2015 Chewbacca series below. At the end of the Chewbacca comic series, Chewie returns to Kashyyyk and reunites with some Wookiees. Do we know the names of these Wookiees, or ...
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How long is a year in Star Wars? [duplicate]

In the latest trailer a line is delivered at around 1:41 where Han Solo says "a 190 years old!? You look great" and I was wondering if there is a defined concept of a year in the Star Wars universe or ...