Obi-Wan Kenobi

Weird Al wrote “The Saga Begins” before Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace came out. He gathered most of the information from online leaks, and was surprised at how accurate he was after seeing a charity pre-screen of the movie. He made minor alterations to the song after seeing it.

The Saga Begins “The Saga Begins” is a parody song by “Weird Al” Yankovic. It parodies “American Pie” by Don McLean, with lyrics that humorously summarize the plot of the film Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace through the point of view of Obi-Wan Kenobi, one of the protagonists of the film. The …

Weird Al wrote “The Saga Begins” before Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace came out. He gathered most of the information from online leaks, and was surprised at how accurate he was after seeing a charity pre-screen of the movie. He made minor alterations to the song after seeing it. Read More »

Peter Mayhew was eligible for the roles of either Chewbacca or Darth Vader. He chose Chewbacca because he wanted to play a hero.

Star Wars (film) See also: List of Star Wars characters and List of Star Wars cast members From left to right: Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), and Han Solo (Harrison Ford) Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker: a young man raised by his aunt and uncle on Tatooine, who dreams of something more …

Peter Mayhew was eligible for the roles of either Chewbacca or Darth Vader. He chose Chewbacca because he wanted to play a hero. Read More »