Han Solo always shoots first in this animated short

Did Han Solo shoot first, or was it Greedo? This animated video from Dorkly attempts to set the record straight once and for all.

Note: This video is slightly NSFW, with some off-color language and animated gore.

Though most hard-core fans know that Han Solo shot first in the Mos Eisley cantina scene from the original 1977 film "Star Wars," the debate rages on.

George Lucas has firmly asserted that Greedo has always shot first, that everyone is just remembering it wrong, but the original script suggests otherwise. Not wanting to stand idly by, the folks at Dorkly have released a new animated short in which Han shoots Greedo ahead of schedule, killing him midsentence. And he delivers a few more blasts to Greedo just to be sure he's dead.

But Dorkly doesn't stop there, depicting Han as a man who always shoots first and asks questions later. In every situation. The meeting with Lando Calrissian in Cloud City, where Lan ultimately betrays the group and delivers them to Darth Vader? Han shot him before he got the chance. Meeting with the Ewoks on Endor? Han shoots them too, as well as a few stormtroopers and scout troopers along the way.

The video is a fun look at the madman Han Solo could have been if he was always trigger-happy. Fortunately, the real Solo kept his hand off the trigger most of the time, though he did totally blast Greedo before that Rodian had the chance to fire a shot.

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Crave freelancer Anthony Domanico is passionate about all kinds of gadgets and apps. When not making words for the Internet, he can be found watching "Star Wars" or "Doctor Who" for like the zillionth time. His other car is a Tardis.

 

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