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LEGO Star Wars: The Han Solo Affair, also known as Star Wars Episode V½, is a short stop-motion animated film using LEGO characters that was released in 2002. It was created by Spite Your Face Productions Ltd and hosted on the Brickfilms website.[1] It could also be viewed on LEGO's website[3] and YouTube.com.[2]

Publisher's summary[]

From between the scenes of The Empire Strikes Back, it's the Han Solo Affair!

Han Solo's friends hatch a plan to rescue him from the clutches of Darth Vader and Boba Fett.

Will they succeed? Find out in this wacky Star Wars adventure![3]

Opening crawl[]

It is a time of crisis for the
Rebel Alliance. On Cloud City,
high above the planet Bespin,
Han Solo has been captured
by Darth Vader's Imperial
forces and frozen in carbonite.

As bounty hunter Boba Fett
prepares to deliver the pirate
to Jabba the Hutt, the Rebels
hatch a desperate plan to
save their friend…


Boba Fett in Slave I

As Han Solo is frozen in carbonite, his friends Chewbacca and Leia look on in dismay. R2-D2 uses an energy blast on the ceiling to make sparks rain down. A madcap chase around Cloud City ensues, with Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader joining in. Eventually, Han ends up being tractored in by Fett, who then escapes in Slave I, with all the other characters passing out.[5]


Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 Star Wars Episode V 1/2: The Han Solo Affair. brickfilms.com. Brickfilms. Archived from the original on July 6, 2007.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Lego.svg Han Solo Story - Lego Star Wars - Mini Movie on the official LEGO YouTube channel (backup link)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 LEGO.png LEGO.com Star Wars Han Solo Affair on LEGO.com (content now obsolete; backup link)
  4. LEGO Star Wars: The Han Solo Affair is based on Star Wars: Episode V The Empire Strikes Back, which The New Essential Chronology dates to 3 ABY.
  5. LEGO Star Wars: The Han Solo Affair

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