Rian Johnson, who also knew about Baby Yoda in advance and couldn't say a word, claims he has no time to direct The Mandalorian right now.
I haven't watched The Mandalorian, the Disney Plus show about Boba Fett 3.0, but based on social media reactions it appears that the biggest thing to come out of it so far is Baby Yoda. Each new episode of Star Wars: The Mandalorian reveals a new adorable Baby Yoda moment and the Baby Yoda drinking soup moment in episode 4 is no exception.
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As with many popular characters in history, those who love Baby Yoda have gone so far as to put his likeness on various merchandise, including some hilarious and adorable Christmas sweaters that are flawless for the upcoming holiday season.
From Jack Skellington to the Grinch, there are Frappuccinos inspired by all of your favorite characters and now you can order a Baby Yoda Frappuccino. 'All part of the mystery, ' adding that the name Baby Yoda was 'very clear'.
Following the popularity of THE MANDALORIAN, we consider the upcoming onslaught of Baby Yoda merchandise and wonder why it wasn't ready to launch sooner. Celebrate Thanksgiving with RFR, Star Wars-style!
So, "the child", as the show calls him, has been given the sensible nickname of Baby Yoda.
Online users were quick to note the images resemblance to the widely used photo of Kermit the Frog sipping tea.
'Me watching a couple break up loudly on the street while I sip my latte inside Starbucks, ' posted another. "You have everybody...getting moved by it", she said.
Baby Yoda is sweeping the internet, and the toddler isn't even talking yet. Now obviously this is for amusement and it works on a few different levels, but it does raise a question as to how powerful baby Yoda is at this time.
The Mandalorian released its first Baby Yoda merchandise in November, but it left many fans underwhelmed, with some calling out the T-shirts, bags and mugs for looking rushed and uninspired.