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Viral Video: Harrison Ford’s Wookiee Problem

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Here’s a brilliant segment on Jimmy Kimmel Live when Harrison Ford, who will be forever known as “Star Wars’” Han Solo, said he did not want to answer questions about the iconic, fan-addled movie.

That did not stop a great set-up with non-“Star Wars” audience questions coming from a man dressed up as Obi-Wan Kenobi, another dude as Princess Leia and yet another in full Wookiee costume as Solo’s sidekick Chewbacca, which did not end so well.

Enjoy:


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