Questions tagged [jabba-the-hutt]

A fictional antagonist in the Star Wars universe.

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What made Jabba immune to Jedi mind tricks?

As I learned from the answers to this question: In what adaptation of Return of the Jedi did Jabba brag about killing Jedi in the old days?, in the novelization of Return of the Jedi, Jabba the Hutt ...
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How did Jabba kill Jedi “Back in the old days”?

From this question: In what adaptation of Return of the Jedi did Jabba brag about killing Jedi in the old days? We establish that Jabba did kill Jedi back in the old days (or at least claimed that ...
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In what adaptation of Return of the Jedi did Jabba brag about killing Jedi in the old days?

For this answer, Where did the Millennium Falcon learn to communicate?, I remembered a bit of extra dialogue that was not in The Empire Strikes Back but was added for the radio play. This just ...
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Who cares if it takes 1,000 years for Sarlacc to digest you? [duplicate]

C-3P0 informs Luke et al before they are thrown into the pit of Sarlacc that: "In its belly, you will find a new definition of pain and suffering as you are slowly digested over a…thousand years."...
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What would happen if the Hutt Clans had joined the Separatists?

In the Clone Wars movie, the Republic does its best to ensure Jabba the Hutt allow the Republic safe passages through its territory. But how much difference would it have made if Jabba had instead ...
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Is Jabba the Hutt: The Art of the Deal's title a deliberate reference?

Disclaimer: Please keep this as apolitical as possible while still answering the question. The Dark Horse graphic novel Jabba the Hutt: The Art of the Deal was released 11 years after the more well ...
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How does Jabba the Hutt survive on Tatooine?

Business reasons aside, why would Jabba the Hutt live on Tatooine? According to the Wookieepedia page, he's a gastropod, and we know that salt kills slugs. Tatooine is a desert with two nearby suns, ...
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Why did Jabba keep Han around?

When Han arrived before Jabba, he was carbon-frozen and thus a very suitable wall display as a trophy for Jabba and a warning to visitors of his palace of the folly of incurring the great Jabba's ...
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Why did Jabba's ships have to hover?

Jabba's hovering sail barges just seem so stupid. Is there any reasonable motivation Jabba might have had for using hovering ships when he could just use sandcrawlers or something, which I assume are ...
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Why did Jabba's skiffs have magnets on them?

In Return of the Jedi, after escaping from Jabba's Sail-Barge, R2-D2 land in the Tatooine sand. Luke and the others pick them up with the skiff's magnets. Why did Jabba's skiffs have magnets in the ...
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Why the fake desert landscape in Return of the Jedi?

At the end of the battle against Jabba and his henchmen, which was set in (what appears to be) a real desert, the two droids are lifted out of the sand, feet first, against a very fake looking ...
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What did C-3PO mean about Chewbacca never returning from Jabba's palace?

From Return of the Jedi (emphasis mine): A lonely, windswept road meanders through the desolate Tatooine terrain. We HEAR a familiar BEEPING and a distinctive reply before catching sight of ...
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What is the origin of “Desilijic”, Jabba's clan name?

Is there an explanation for the origin of Jabba the Hutt's clan name? Namely, the Desilijic name, the full family name being Desilijic Tiure. I know that the name Jabba has its roots in Indo-European ...
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How did Jabba get his tail injured in/before “Return of the Jedi”?

Trying to answer this Q, I just re-watched the HD version of ROTJ and noticed that Jabba the Hutt had an injury on his tail. Originally, I thought it was from a blaster bolt shot by Luke as he was ...
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Did Jabba let slave Leia sleep?

Did Jabba let Leia sleep? Because when Luke enters, she appears to be be sleeping but I'm not sure if she's just lying down.