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On PopWatch, we asked you to ID the entertainment keepsake you hold nearest and dearest. Your inspired responses: a snapshot with Justin Timberlake, autographs from Bono and Katie Couric (on a golf ball!), an ”X-Files” Barbie and Ken, and lots more
Sidekick to: Han Solo Star Wars franchise (1977-present)
With a gentle growl questioning Han's decision to abandon the Rebels in Episode IV, he spoke volumes about loyalty. In rescuing Yoda from clone assassins in Episode III, this ''walking carpet'' did more to save the galaxy than anyone's ever given him credit for. Protector of princesses, crack hyperdrive repairman, and unranked amateur chess player, Chewie's biggest role may be that of the Millennium Falcon's furry conscience. —Whitney Pastorek