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Baby Yoda

The Story of The Mandalorian

The Child or famously known as "Baby Yoda" among fans and media alike, is a child character from the Disney+ Star Wars and the original series The Mandalorian. He is an infant member of the unnamed alien species in the Star Wars franchise, with whom he shares a strong ability in the clan. The series follows Baby Yoda and The Mandalorian, who is the protagonist hired to track down and bring in the child as he's the only living member of the fallen Galactic Empire, but instead of bringing him to the imperials he becomes his adoptive father and begins to protect him.

Facts About Baby Yoda

The Child's Fanbase

With a cute face with such big eyes no wonder he's receiving such positive response from not only fans but reviewers alike, and us considered as the breakout character of The Mandalorian and overnight has become a popular Internet meme as well. Matter of fact, The Guardian has called him the biggest new character of 2020, and The Hollywood Reporter says Baby Yoda's character represents the future. Many writers are saying the Child's character is a key part in the success of Disney+. Baby Yoda was kept behind the curtains and was also withheld from the pre-release marketing and merchandise plans of The Mandalorian to avoid leaks on his looks and character before the show came on air. The result - The Child was not immediately available even after the show debuted, which some insider analysts say has cost Disney $2.7 million in revenue, but Disney CEO Bob Iger is defending the strategy used with The Child and The Mandalorian.

Baby Yoda At The Emmys

Baby Yoda Won The Emmys

Baby Yoda and The Mandalorian took home five awards at the Creative Arts Emmys 2020.

First Ever Virtual Emmys Award

The first ever virtual Emmys Awards is all set for the weekend, and as the tradition continues, few of the elegant statues have been handed out to their respective winners. The Creative Arts Emmys honor the production designers, visual effects artists, costumes, makeup and hair stylists, and other craftspeople who bring the characters to life commenced on Wednesday night. And, one of the biggest winners was The Mandalorian with Baby Yoda playing no small role in this win.

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Who's in The Competition Line?

The competition was no less tough as The Mandalorian had to compete against Netflix's Stranger Things and Lost in Space, and with HBO's Westworld and Watchmen. Westworld being the first major Disney Plus series taking home the Outstanding Special Visual Effects award specifically for its work accomplished in "The Child" episode 2. The award was also facilitated to a number of other show visual effects artists, including VFX supervisors Hayden Jones, Richard Bluff, and Jason Porter. VFX producer Abbigail Keller, special effects supervisor Roy Cancino, animation supervisor Hal Hickel, virtual production visualization supervisor Landis Fields, supervisor John Rosengrant, and environment supervisor Enrico Damm, and not forgetting The effects in The Mandalorian stretching from the minute details with The Child right to the backdrops -- many of which are designed on an Unreal engine.

The Mandalorian at The Emmys

What Else Did The Mandalorian Win

Well, The Mandalorian also got the visual effects award and received accolades for Outstanding Production Design for The Mandalorians Narrative Program (Half-Hour) “Chapter 1: The Mandalorian”; the Outstanding Sound Editing for Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) or Animation for Chapter 1: The Mandalorian; Outstanding Sound Mixing for Comedy or Drama Series (Half-Hour) or Animation for Chapter 2: The Child; and Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (Half-Hour) for Chapter 7: The Reckoning.

Red Carpets Await The Mandalorian

If you think this is it, think again as The Mandalorian has a lot of red carpets waiting as the series is all set for competition for Outstanding Drama when the traditional Emmys ceremony will commence on Sunday, Sept. 20. The second season of The Mandalorian airs on Oct. 30.

Baby Yoda Yet Again!

Baby Yoda is Famous for Something Entirely Different

Baby Yoda may not be a living character, but his popularity is way higher than just being a character from the Star Wars Disney+ television series or The Mandalorian. Baby Yoda is gaining fame for a totally different cause.

Baby Yoda With The Mandalorian

Carver With Baby Yoda

The Letter

The letter read, "Thank you firefighters. Here is a friend for you in case you get lonely."

The Effect Baby Yoda Has

According to Tyler Eubanks, supply drive organizer, there wasn't a single dry eye at the trailer when he handed out Baby Yoda with his note, and I knew I had to get them to the firefighters.

And, that's exactly what Eubanks did. The whole week Baby Yoda moved from one wildfire to another lifting the spirits of the firemen on the front line. Eubanks took another step and began a Facebook page and documented Baby Yoda's travel and showed how the firefighters got a smile on their faces even while they were on the front line battling with wildfires.

Eubanks added saying it was an emotional thought and each firefighter knew there is someone thinking about them even as they are risking their lives to save others. And, that was the intention Carver and his grandmother had right from the start.

How Sasha Felt

On asking Sasha how she felt, she said its a great feeling to know Baby Yoda brought happiness to those people who put their lives on the line to save others. She also said anyone who holds a Baby Yoda toy in his/her hand and looks into those big eyes knows eventually all problems will pass away and everything will be OK.


No doubt, Baby Yoda is more than just a fictional character. Apart from entertaining he's winning hearts of those who risk their lives for us. Baby Yoda definitely will leave a great legacy behind!

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