Star Wars show – has already cemented its legacy thanks to the sensation that is Baby Yoda. The mysterious green tyke has been dominating pop culture and social media ever since episode one, while the deployment of The Mandalorian at the start of the holiday shopping season guarantees that related merchandise will be flying off the shelves. Baby Yoda and baby Groot hug motor Harley Davidson shirt The timing also leads directly into the release of the third and final instalment of the franchise’s theatrical saga, ensuring that Star Wars will reign supreme as we close out this decade and usher in the next.
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Suffice to say, Disney’s gamble – The Mandalorian cost about $15m per episode – will end up paying off. Even taking into consideration how ephemeral most pop culture phenomena turn out to be in our oversaturated media landscape, Baby Yoda fever is likely to prove a chronic condition. Not to take any credit away from The Mandalorian creator and showrunner Jon Favreau, but the idea of an infant-sized Yoda is brilliant only in its obviousness. Indeed, this marks the third time Star Wars has gone to that particular well: The Phantom Menace gave us a precocious, towheaded Anakin Skywalker, while the animated series Star Wars