JJ’S Fan Feature: Examining Some of the Biggest Standout STAR WARS Scenes of the Franchise

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I Love You; I Know

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That exchange from The Empire Strikes Back lives on in Star Wars lore like no other. You can even find the phrases on “his and hers” stemware these days. But when it happened in 1980, when you watched in the theater…. Han assumed he’d not survive the process. He commanded Chewbacca to take care of the princess, and then the romance that had been brewing erupted. “I love you,” a tearful Leia told Han. “I know.” Then they lowered Han down and froze him alive. If this standout Star Wars scene didn’t affect you then, and doesn’t still affect you now, well I don’t know what to say.

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