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Buboicullaar, or Bubo for short, was a male frog-dog that was kept in Jabba's Palace by Jabba the Hutt. He was often looked over as being unintelligent, but was surprisingly smarter than many of Jabba's thugs.[1] He once ate a detonation link needed for a bomb, foiling an attempt to assassinate Jabba. Ree-Yees, a Gran, had the task of looking after the creature.[3]


Behind the scenes[]

Buboicullaar was portrayed by performer Franki Anderson[4] in the 1983 original trilogy film, Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi.[2] Anderson was six months pregnant at the time and controlled the puppet from underneath the set.[4]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Star Wars: Absolutely Everything You Need to Know
  2. 2.0 2.1 Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi
  3. Star Wars: The Complete Visual Dictionary, New Edition
  4. 4.0 4.1 Gerald Home: ROTJ History: Gerald Home's Creature Info. (2010--8-16). Rebelscum.com Forums. Archived from the original on October 23, 2021. "Franki Anderson: played Bubo. She was about 6 months pregnant at the time. She operated Bubo from under the set, so we didn't see her much during filming."
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