Am I the only one who felt bad for Chewbacca when he didn't get a medal after they blew up the Death Star?
We all know the scene. After saving Princess Leia and destroying the Death Star, Luke Skywalker and Han Solo get a heroes welcome as they are presented with shiny gold medals, while everyone, including Chewbacca looks on.
It makes you wonder if there's some form of racism against Wookies?
Think about it. Chewbacca was Han Solo's Co-Pilot, best friend, and his business partner, and he played just as big a part in saving Princess Leia and destroying the Death Star as Han and Luke. Just like his human companions, he fought off Stormtroopers, shot Tie Fighters, and help pilot the Millennium Falcon as it raced to help Luke destroy the Death Star.
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