Our Review of the ‘LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special’ Now on Disney+

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Our Review of the 'LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special' Now on Disney+

Our Review of the ‘LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special‘ Now on Disney+. It’s almost Life Day and we can’t wait to celebrate with you as the new LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special premieres on Disney+ today, Nov 17th!

This is going to be our review of the new LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special now available on Disney+, so if you do not want to be exposed to some spoilers from the special please consider this your SPOILER ALERT and do not read past this point. Thank-you!

It’s time to return to Kashyyyk where we find our intrepid heroes aboard the Millennium Falcon in the midst of intense Jedi Training and preparing to celebrate Life Day with friends and family! In a series of Force led antics, the cast is flung through various iconic moments throughout the Skywalker Saga, and even takes a peek into the events of The Mandalorian, as Rey learns the true meaning of being a good mentor and more importantly, an even better friend.

The special is charming, chock-full of references, and we get the chance to see some surprising characters along the way. The entire family will be able to enjoy what the holiday special has to teach and fans of all ages will be able to see the Star Wars universe like never before. We will easily be adding this to our must watch list this Holiday Season! Read on for a special Life Day surprise:

Our Review of the 'LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special' Now on Disney+
Photo Credit: Lucasfilm/Disney+

We recently got to visit with legendary actor, Anthony Daniels, who has been the voice and embodiment of C-3PO since the very beginning of Star Wars. Daniels is set to appear in the new LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special and shared why he thinks audiences will enjoy this new celebration of Life Day.

“I think people are going to have fun over the holiday season talking about it
and explaining to kids, well, this is about this and this is about that,” Daniels shared, “And then let’s go watch the movie. So it’s an all around winner.”

When prompted about about what his initial thoughts were about doing another Holiday Special, after the self-admitted disappointment in the original, Anthony lamented,

“The first one had really surprised people about how crazy it was. And then, of course, when I saw what they were going to do and that it was LEGO, I was just thrilled to be asked. I was delighted because I know anything with LEGO and anything with Star Wars LEGO, it’s going to be a blast. I mean, look at the LEGO movie. The first one, I had what?, two lines in that. I adored being in it and the audience adored 3PO being in it. And as I said before, LEGO has been a wonderful companion to Star Wars. They were made for each other, and they only discovered each other, I think if I’m right, around the… Yeah, after the third film Return of the Jedi. So I think people who remember the original holiday special will be surprised. Hey, and give it a chance. Don’t ignore it because it’s got those words in it. This is different. This is fun. And it also references so many memories that audiences have around the world.”

Special thanks to Anthony Daniels for his time with is!

Check out the trailer for the LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special in the video featured below and be sure to check back here at Chip and Co. for updates and all things Star Wars!


Featured Photo Credit – Source: Lucasfilm/Disney+


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