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Going with the RealLife fact that Carrie was on drugs when they did the special, Leia would have been on some Star Wars drugs at some point before the beginning of the Holiday Special. This would explain why she doesn't remember being at Chewie's planet before during ''Literature/TheThrawnTrilogy'' books - she probably never took the drugs again between the first visit and the second. Think about it: when a person is on drugs when they're doing something, they will not remember it when they're sober. For example, when a person is drunk and leaves their keys somewhere, they won't remember where they left them when they're not drunk, and it will come to them when they get drunk again. The drugs aspect might also explain why "Kashyyk" was misinterpreted as "Kazook", why Greedo appears after dying, all the {{Big Lipped Alligator Moment}}s. All because of some GRatedDrug in the Star Wars universe.

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Going with the RealLife fact that Carrie was on drugs when they did the special, Leia would have been on some Star Wars drugs at some point before the beginning of the Holiday Special. This would explain why she doesn't remember being at Chewie's planet before during ''Literature/TheThrawnTrilogy'' books - she probably never took the drugs again between the first visit and the second. Think about it: when a person is on drugs when they're doing something, they will not remember it when they're sober. For example, when a person is drunk and leaves their keys somewhere, they won't remember where they left them when they're not drunk, and it will come to them when they get drunk again. The drugs aspect might also explain why "Kashyyk" was misinterpreted as "Kazook", why Greedo appears after dying, all the {{Big Lipped Alligator Moment}}s. All because of some GRatedDrug in the Star Wars universe.
universe. Given these events take place a few months after the destruction of Alderaan its probably not to surprising either that Leia is either hitting the bottle or the pills a bit to hard. After this nightmare she swore "Never again!"


** Because there's always one nutter uploading it to YouTube for the sheer heck of it/to satisfy people's curiosity that is the exception that proves the rule, 'tis why.

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** Because there's always one nutter uploading it to YouTube Website/YouTube for the sheer heck of it/to satisfy people's curiosity that is the exception that proves the rule, 'tis why.


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Can you ''even imagine'' how much of a legend the special would become, even moreso than it is now? It would surpass ''Film/TheDayTheClownCried'' in reputation as the most horrible film nobody ever saw. Books would be written, documentaries would be made, countless people would spend countless hours of their lives trying to unravel the mystery. Carrie Fisher stating that the drugs blocked out all memory of the production would take on a whole new significance. The cels from the animated segment that were auctioned in our world would go for three times their original price in this world, as would the 45 single pressing for the Jefferson Starship song. People would constantly wait for the day Creator/GeorgeLucas either dies, has a change of heart, or slips up on security enough that the original masters of the special get released/leaked, upon which they will pass from hand to hand underground for ludicrous prices.

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Can you ''even imagine'' how much of a legend the special would become, even moreso than it is now? It would surpass ''Film/TheDayTheClownCried'' in reputation as the most horrible film nobody ever saw. Books would be written, documentaries would be made, countless people would spend countless hours of their lives trying to unravel the mystery. Carrie Fisher Creator/CarrieFisher stating that the drugs blocked out all memory of the production would take on a whole new significance. The cels from the animated segment that were auctioned in our world would go for three times their original price in this world, as would the 45 single pressing for the Jefferson Starship song. People would constantly wait for the day Creator/GeorgeLucas either dies, has a change of heart, or slips up on security enough that the original masters of the special get released/leaked, upon which they will pass from hand to hand underground for ludicrous prices.



* Well, let's hope he included a clause when he sold Creator/{{Lucasfilm}} to Disney prohibiting the sale of the Holiday Special.

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* Well, let's hope he included a clause when he sold Creator/{{Lucasfilm}} to Disney Creator/{{Disney}} prohibiting the sale of the Holiday Special.



[[WMG: Mark Hamill crashed his car on purpose to get out of the special.]]

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[[WMG: Mark Hamill Creator/MarkHamill crashed his car on purpose to get out of the special.]]



The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6re5fLsELE commercial]] was animated by Nelvana, and the PSA the audio comes from must also be animated by Nelvana. It's random, but it might be plausible. The backwards part is Boba speaking in Mandalorian, and the forwards part is Boba speaking in English. The voiceover sounds nothing like Don Francks, but still...

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The [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E6re5fLsELE commercial]] was animated by Nelvana, Creator/{{Nelvana}}, and the PSA the audio comes from must also be animated by Nelvana. It's random, but it might be plausible. The backwards part is Boba speaking in Mandalorian, and the forwards part is Boba speaking in English. The voiceover sounds nothing like Don Francks, but still...



Like a toned-down, more hilarious version of Film/ThePurge. Plus, it would explain about 99% of the special itself.

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Like a toned-down, more hilarious version of Film/ThePurge.''Film/ThePurge''. Plus, it would explain about 99% of the special itself.


* Well, lets hope he included a clause when he sold LucasFilm to Disney prohibiting the sale of the Holiday Special.

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* Well, lets let's hope he included a clause when he sold LucasFilm Creator/{{Lucasfilm}} to Disney prohibiting the sale of the Holiday Special.

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** According to the old canon its appears to be a form of ancestor worship with Saturnalia elements. In the new canon it hasn't been fully established yet.



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* It was meant to justify committing genocide against the Wookies.


** Said porn consists of weird, quasi-psychedelic weirdness with mermaid-human ladies chating at you and singing in sexy fashion.

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** Said porn consists of weird, quasi-psychedelic weirdness with mermaid-human ladies chating chatting at you and singing in sexy fashion.



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** Said porn consists of weird, quasi-psychedelic weirdness with mermaid-human ladies chating at you and singing in sexy fashion.


** The Saun Dann seen in the movie was in fact simply a Rebel agent smuggling weapons to the Alliance while undercover as, basically, an "office Santa".

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** The Saun Dann seen in the movie was in fact simply a Rebel agent smuggling weapons to the Alliance while undercover as, basically, essentially, an "office Santa".Santa".
* In ancient times Wookiee holy men would make a sacrifice on a stone slab at the base of the tree of life as part of a ritual to bring a symbolic end to Kashyyyk's harsh winters.


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[[WMG: What the hell is Life Day?]]
Post all guesses about exactly what happens on this holiday here.
* Every year when Ceraxian's Comet reaches its perihelion the kindly old galactic trader Saun Dann comes down to the planet's surface in a starship pulled by pygmy nerfs and delivers toys to all good sentients before returning to the comet and his workshop, where his Toydarian employees make all the toys for the next Life Day.
** The Saun Dann seen in the movie was in fact simply a Rebel agent smuggling weapons to the Alliance while undercover as, basically, an "office Santa".


** It's even more likely it was used too as part of the torture used on Han Solo in ''TheEmpireStrikesBack''.

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** It's even more likely it was used too as part of the torture used on Han Solo in ''TheEmpireStrikesBack''.''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack''.



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* Lumpy? Is that you?


* Some of it was probably also part of the unseen torture that Darth Vader used on Princess Leia in ''ANewHope'', especially the parts with Chewie's family. The scene at the end where she's singing? She ''is'' singing, alright... alone in her cell under the influence of whatever that hovering droid injected her with.

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* Some of it was probably also part of the unseen torture that Darth Vader used on Princess Leia in ''ANewHope'', ''Film/ANewHope'', especially the parts with Chewie's family. The scene at the end where she's singing? She ''is'' singing, alright... alone in her cell under the influence of whatever that hovering droid injected her with.

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[[WMG: Life Day is the one day when all the galaxy's drugs are made legal by the Empire.]]
Like a toned-down, more hilarious version of Film/ThePurge. Plus, it would explain about 99% of the special itself.


* Some of it was probably also part of the unseen torture that Darth Vader used on Princess Leia in ''ANewHope'', especially the parts with Chewie's family. The scene at the end where she's singing? She ''is'' singing, alright...alone in her cell under the influence of whatever that hovering droid injected her with.

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* Some of it was probably also part of the unseen torture that Darth Vader used on Princess Leia in ''ANewHope'', especially the parts with Chewie's family. The scene at the end where she's singing? She ''is'' singing, alright... alone in her cell under the influence of whatever that hovering droid injected her with.



''Franchise/StarWars'' as a franchise goes along like it normally would, as does for the most part its fandom and expanded universe...but in the 1990s, rumors start to go about in the more hardcore sects of the fandom about a holiday special that supposedly aired in the late 1970s, how apparently it had Bea Arthur and Art Carney in it, and Wookies talking for 20 minutes. But, sadly, no known copies of the special exist, and the only thing people have to go on is testimonials or maybe some still photos.

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''Franchise/StarWars'' as a franchise goes along like it normally would, as does for the most part its fandom and expanded universe... but in the 1990s, rumors start to go about in the more hardcore sects of the fandom about a holiday special that supposedly aired in the late 1970s, how apparently it had Bea Arthur and Art Carney in it, and Wookies talking for 20 minutes. But, sadly, no known copies of the special exist, and the only thing people have to go on is testimonials or maybe some still photos.



** Television shows were still being distributed via 16mm film in the late 70's. It would not be unlikely if an enterprising Star Wars fan got a hold of a network print and made copies.

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** * Television shows were still being distributed via 16mm film in the late 70's. It would not be unlikely if an enterprising Star Wars fan got a hold of a network print and made copies.

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