This Week in Star Wars History: Kenny Baker and VHS releases

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A full episode in celebration of This Wee in Star Wars History, featuring Kenny Baker and R2, as well as a discussion on the 97' Special Edition VHS Aug 24th 1934: R2-D2 Actor Kenny Baker is born: Baker appears as R2-D2 in six of the episodic theatrical Star Wars films, and played an additional role in 1983's Return of the Jedi as Paploo, the Ewok who steals an Imperial speeder bike. Aug 25th 1977: Star Wars lands the cover of Rolling Stone for the first time. Aug 26th 1997: Lucasfilm and Twentieth Century FOX Home Entertainment Release the Star Wars Trilogy: Special Edition on VHS.

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