Chewbacca goes along very unnoticed in this show. All the attention
goes primarily to his family and the 'stars' of the show. In the beginning,
Chewbacca and Han are on their way to Kashyyyk, but they run into some major
trouble. Here is the entire opening conversation between Chewbacca
and Han, from the Star Wars Holiday Special transcript, which you can see
in its entirety in the
1. INT. MILLENNIUM FALCON - COCKPIT
Han and Chewbacca are seated in the cockpit of the Falcon.
2. EXT. SPACE
The Falcon speeds across the screen. Two Star Destroyers
chase the Falcon and fire on her. Several of the laser
blasts connect with the shields.
3. INT. MILLENNIUM FALCON - COCKPIT
The Falcon rocks as lasers hit their shields.
That's it I'm turning back.
Chewie growls at Han in reply.
I know your family's waiting.
Chewie growls again.
I know it's an important day.
Chewie growls again at Han.
All right. We'll give it a try. I'll set
short coordinates - we won't jump far.
Han flips some switches on a control panel.
I'll get you back there in time, pal.
Chewie growls and leans over and pits his arm around Han
4. EXT. SPACE
A Star Destroyer is firing on the falcon.
5. INT. MILLENNIUM FALCON - COCKPIT
Our only hope now, is to outrun that
Imperial garbage scow, tho'. I'm going
Chewie growls yet again. Han smiles.
That's the spirit! You'll be celebrating
Life Day before you know it! Standby,
here's where we say goodbye to our
Transcription by John Haller, used with permission.