The Star Wars Holiday Special (w/ Oscar Montoya)

This holiday special is so terrible that once it aired, George Lucas made sure it could never broadcast again. On this episode of Newcomers, we take a quick break from finishing the prequel series to review the absolute fever dream that is the Star Wars Holiday Special from 1978. This film has it all- a sci-fi drag queen, hypnotic Wookiee porn, fascist themes, and queer canon?! Oscar Montoya (host of Spanish Aqui Presents, Inside the Disney Vault, & voice on Fox's Inside The Heart) joins us to break it all down. Plus, we listen to the song "What Can You Get a Wookiee for Christmas (When He Already Owns a Comb?)" from the Star Wars Christmas Album, "Christmas in the Stars".

Watch the Star Wars Holiday Special here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hH8rxarVG8

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Sources for this episode:

The Star Wars Holiday Special Wookieepedia

IMDB - Holiday Special Trivia

CNET Review

Reelviews Review

What Can You Get a Wookiee for Christmas (When He Already Owns a Comb?)

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