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CBUB Wins: 12
CBUB Losses: 5
Win Percentage: 70.59%

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Read more about Chewbacca at: Wikipedia

Official Site: 20th Century Fox Films

Chewbacca, nicknamed Chewie, is a fictional character in the Star Wars franchise. In the series' narrative chronology, he appears in the films Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi.

The character's creation as a "gentle, hairy, non-English-speaking co-pilot" was inspired by George Lucas seeing his own Alaskan Malamute dog sitting up on the passenger seat of his car. The dog, Indiana, also inspired the name of the lead character in another series of Lucas' films, Indiana Jones.

Chewbacca, a Wookiee, became Han Solo's first mate and constant companion when Han, then an Imperial Captain, was ordered to kill him because Chewbacca was a slave for the Empire. Following his refusal to carry out this order, Han was decommissioned from the Imperial Navy, and later became a smuggler. Since he saved his life, Chewbacca owed a life debt to Han, meaning that he would serve Han for the rest of his life. Chewbacca was named one of the "greatest sidekicks" in film history by Entertainment Weekly.

In all five appearances, he was portrayed by Peter Mayhew, who was chosen for his height — 7'3" (2.2 m) at the time of filming. Five identical bulky costumes were made for the role. During the filming of the original three films and the holiday special, the suits were made of a combination of yak hair and mohair. For production of Revenge of the Sith, the suit was made of more modern and comfortable materials, though this additional comfort was mostly unnecessary because Mayhew's filming only lasted for a day. Although the only part of Mayhew that could be seen in the suit were his blue eyes, fans easily recognized him even in costume by his distinctive gestures, and his coworkers said they were able to tell when a stand-in was taking his place.


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CBUB Match Record:

Result Opponent My Score   Their Score
Loss Drizzt Do'Urden 45 to 46
Win Ewoks 80 to 33
Win Harvey Birdman 55 to 42
Win Conan the Barbarian 48 to 47
Win Bigfoot 91 to 18
Win Data (Star Trek) 78 to 36
Win Hulk Hogan 75 to 35
Win Worf 73 to 32
Win Donkey Kong 43 to 30
Loss Ashley J. Williams 65 to 73
Win Jaws (James Bond) 57 to 20
Win The Rancor 17 to 16
Win Bruce Lee 11 to 10
Win Daryl Dixon 15 to 7
Loss Krypto 5 to 23

Fantasy Teams Season 13 Record:

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Result Opponent My Score   Their Score
Tie Arthur Morgan 7 to 7
Loss Battle-Beast 2 to 13
Loss Gaston 2 to 7