The Popmosis gang finally tackle Star Wars! What happens when the 3 revisit the beloved 5th episode of the Skywalker Saga? Find out their thoughts and some fun trivia along the way!

Star Wars Episode 5: The Empire Strikes Back

The adventure continues in this “Star Wars” sequel. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher) and Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) face attack by the Imperial forces and its AT-AT walkers on the ice planet Hoth. While Han and Leia escape in the Millennium Falcon, Luke travels to Dagobah in search of Yoda. Only with the Jedi master’s help will Luke survive when the dark side of the Force beckons him into the ultimate duel with Darth Vader (David Prowse).


Directed by Irvin Kershner
Produced by Gary Kurtz
Screenplay by Leigh Brackett, Lawrence Kasdan
Story by George Lucas

Mark Hamill
Harrison Ford
Carrie Fisher
Billy Dee Williams
Anthony Daniels
David Prowse
Kenny Baker
Peter Mayhew
Frank Oz

Music by John Williams
Cinematography by Peter Suschitzky
Edited by Paul Hirsch
Released May 21, 1980
Budget $33 million
Box office $550.9 million