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Five Star Wars Side Characters that Popped in Pop Culture

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Star Wars is one of the few franchises that can introduce a character that has little screen time but connects with the masses so deeply that they create demand for merchandise, inspire memes, and additional character story. Who could have possibly imagined that a random black man running in the background of the Bespin escape scene in The Empire Strikes Back would prompt the now tradition of “Running of the Hoods” at Star Wars Celebration? Boba Fett seems to be his own franchise at this point from a brief appearance in Empire.

Side characters in Star Wars have made a lot of noise in pop culture, but they can also just simply shine in the short amount of time they are on screen. Here are five side characters that happened to do both…

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