Greedo’s last word is now “maclunkey”, which doesn’t feature any subtitles, and has of course caught fire online. If you watch the movie on the new Disney Plus streaming service, you'll distinctly hear the alien shout "Maclunkey!" Every time she manages to commit to a TV show without getting bored, an angel gets its wings. Update, 1:30 p.m. PT: Adds theory about Greedo's use of the word. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. She is an Audiovisual Communication graduate that wanted to be a filmmaker, but life had other plans (and it turned out great). CNET social-media producer Sean Buckley stitched the two uses of the word together and Young is right, even if Sebulba sounds a bit like he's saying "Ma-da-donkey." The actor who played Greedo is just as confused by ‘maclunkey’ as you are 'This new word!' Suicide Squad: Jared Leto Was Mistreated Says Director David Ayer, Star Wars: What Greedo's New "Maclunkey" Line Means, Every Version Of The Original Star Wars Movies Explained. Greedo? Second of all, WHY IS ANYONE STILL MESSING AROUND WITH THIS SCENE? Disney+ launched this morning, and with it comes a mostly inexplicable change to one of cinema’s most debated scenes — the encounter between Han and Greedo … The Han/Greedo scene is a frequent topic of discussion between fans (the answer to “who shot first” will depend on which version you watch), who will now have something else to talk about as the Disney+ version of Star Wars: A New Hope added one final line for Greedo before he dies. SOURCE The Jodo Cast on Twitter. https://t.co/uewn7AbroV, Even horror author Stephen King got in the act, tweeting out "#Maclunkey Just because it's so weirdly funny.". … Time to dust off your copies of The Force Unleashed to find out for yourselves. We asked. If you’re confused, you’re in good company. Is he made of C-4? It’s a Rodian thing. "My Huttese is a bit rusty, but, roughly translated, it means 'This'll be the end of you,'" Young wrote in a tweet. As for what he is saying, it appears we may have an unofficial answer here found by Bryan Young on Twitter: @swankmotron: Also, the word Maclunkey (or however you spell it) was used by Sebulba. Greedo did not say Maclunkey in this one either. Greedo is probably speaking Huttese in A New Hope.I say probably because there doesn't seem to be a canonical source that explicitly states the language in use.. A one-stop shop for all things video games. Regional dialect, and all that. In 2004, the scene was edited yet again, this time so that Greedo and Han shoot at more or less the same time. We are living in a maclunkey world and I am a maclunkey girl. It’s some ancient tradition. Is The Mandalorian Disney's Biggest Betrayal Of Lucas' Star Wars Vision? Young also adds that the same word was spoken by Sebulba in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, when young Anakin Skywalker stops him from beating Jar Jar Binks. As you might expect with a movie and scene this famous, fans took the "Maclunkey" ball and ran with it. Does that Rodian really shout out “maclunkey” at his impending doom just as Greedo now does in A New Hope? My Huttese is a bit rusty, but, roughly translated, it means "This'll be the end of you" pic.twitter.com/wkktkZJXGW. It was just the simple phrases as you see in the movie ." We delete comments that violate our policy, which we encourage you to read. When you buy through our links, we may get a commission. Disney acquired Lucasfilm a few years later and these new versions were left aside until now. Just before you expire, every Rodian says ‘Maclunkey’. Update, 1:38 p.m. PT: Adds comment from Lucasfilm. Supporting, but not conclusive evidence for this: several of Greedo's lines appear on the "Speaking Huttese" page at Wookieepedia; Wookieepedia also lists Huttese as one of the primary languages for Greedo's people, the Rodians. Related: Every Version Of The Original Star Wars Movies Explained. #MaclunkeyJust because it’s so weirdly funny. "That means a lot. He's about to meet his grandfather [sic]." I now will actually go through it, I'm sure it doesn't say ‘maclunkey’, even though my memory as a 70-year-old is appalling. The go-to source for comic book and superhero movie fans. Well, now, with Disney+’s release of the Star Wars movies it’s been revealed that another change is made: not only does Greedo shoot, but he shouts “MACLUNKEY! © 2021 CNET, A RED VENTURES COMPANY. Why does it sound like the last name of a football star from a Wisconsin high school? The pronunciation is different, but Greedo's new last words were already established in Star Wars. Han was threatened. All the latest gaming news, game reviews and trailers. It seems George Lucas will never be fully satisfied with how the Star Wars original trilogy looks, as he has made a bunch of changes to it multiple times, and not all of these have been well received by fans. "I think this may have been Lucas trying to meet the fans halfway," Buckley points out. But in a new twist, Greedo's even got some additional dialogue, uttering the nonsense word 'Maclunkey… This is the only non-subtitled word of Greedo's language. Now, in one of the strangest edits yet, … Discuss: Greedo says 'Maclunkey' in Star Wars 'Han shot first' scene on Disney Plus. Is he made of C-4? ", There's more to #maclunkey than you think: @swankmotron remembered Sebulba using the word as a threat in Episode 1, so I did the homework -- he was right. He’s about to meet his grandfather. My Huttese is a bit rusty, but, roughly translated, it means "This'll be the end of you" Click the button below to start this article in quick view. (Greedo … pic.twitter.com/RMkh7Blg7D. "The pronunciation is different, but Greedo's new last words were already established in Star Wars," Buckley notes. ), and this new “maclunkey” scene is yet another attempt from Lucas to make all the films feel more cohesive – but at least this version of Star Wars: A New Hope has a better image quality, so not all changes were unnecessary or for the worse... at least not this time. George Lucas Edited Star Wars to Have Greedo Say 'MACLUNKEY' Before Shooting at Han Solo 11/12/2019 Tell your friends. Second of all, WHY IS ANYONE STILL MESSING AROUND WITH THIS SCENE?". Breakfast food is life and coffee is what makes the world go round. Star Wars went through some changes again for its inclusion in Disney+’s catalogue, and among those changes is the Han/Greedo scene in Star Wars: A New Hope, with Greedo now saying “maclunkey” right before he’s shot. MACLUNKEY! From that perspective, "Maclunkey" does make sense, since Greedo thinks he's getting in one last quality zinger before blowing Han Solo away. Greedo had a Scottish grandmother and an Irish grandfather, and a Rodian step-mother. Maclunkey is a memorable quote uttered by the character Greedo in the version of the film Star Wars: Episode IV -- A New Hope edited for the Disney+ streaming platform. Here’s what we discovered. He also speculated that it translates roughly as, "This will be the end of you!" ", Oh my god. https://t.co/wkugp0BQxF, “Maclunkey” was the name of Greedo’s childhood sled #StarWars  #DisneyPlus pic.twitter.com/SCZXzO3Maf, “WHY MACLUNKEY IS REY’S DAD!" That's why he shouted 'Maclunkey' just before he died. Was Maclunkey Rey’s mom or dad? 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Kong Movie Footage, Top Gun 2 Will Make Goose's Death Even Worse For Maverick, Jake Gyllenhaal Celebrates Donnie Darko’s 20th Anniversary With Image of Script. Wald warned Gr… This is Gen X and beyond's Zapruder film, if you paid attention to the extended Star Wars canon you would know that Maclunkey is Greedo's partner, who was one week from retirement when Han killed him. the line is a devastating rebuke, Looks like the seed money that Maclunkey Toilet Pucks™️ gave to Disney+ is really paying off. Greedo had a Scottish grandmother and an Irish grandfather, and a Rodian stepmother. Writer Bryan Young remembered the word, pronounced slightly differently, being used as a threat by podracer Sebulba in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. #maclunkey https://t.co/ttgwz1BZLV, I crosschecked the Disney+ version of A New Hope with the original scene and the 2011 remaster. Let’s say Greedo screams “Makunke” or whatever it is to psych himself up to shoot Han. Greedo Now Says 'MACLUNKEY' Before Shooting at Han . History just didn't turn out that way. Bleeding Cool can EX-X-XCLUSIVELY reveal that we have discovered exactly what "MACLUNKEY" means and why Greedo said it. Adrienne is very into films and she enjoys a bit of everything: from superhero films, to heartbreaking dramas, to low-budget horror films. I shall say it was Greedo’s last gasp. Sure, there was excitement about the launch of The Mandalorian and the arrival of the Star Wars films in 4K HDR – but it was all overshadowed by yet … Almost like a war cry or an insult. Angered by the false accusation, Skywalker consequently found himself entangled in a fight with the young Rodian. Also, the word Maclunkey (or however you spell it) was used by Sebulba. I think this may have been Lucas trying to meet the fans halfway -- giving Han a way to "shoot first" but still be a "good guy" who is only defending himself against an assailant who, by saying #Maclunkey, declared that he was going to murder him. before shooting simultaneously. Prior to Screen Rant, she wrote for Pop Wrapped, 4 Your Excitement (4YE), and D20Crit, where she was also a regular guest at Netfreaks podcast. Discussion threads can be closed at any time at our discretion. #Maclunkey does that too. When Fortuna is addressing the incursion into the palace, he can be heard saying "maclunkey," a Huttese phrase meaning "this will be the end of you." Michelle Jaworski. CNET editors pick the products and services we write about. The isn't the first time the word has been used in a Star Wars film: Writer, director and all-around Star Wars fan Bryan Young pointed out that Podracer pilot Sebulba actually uttered "maclunkey" -- presumably a Huttese term -- in The Phantom Menace. "Maclunkey" isn't a new word to the Star Wars universe. RELATED: Disney+ Star Wars: A New Hope's Han/Greedo Scene Has Been Changed, AGAIN. It's inclusion inspired a series of memes, mocking the word and the edit. We've not seen those versions until now, apparently. Here's what it means. Originally hailing from the swamp planet of Rodia, during his youth, Greedo relocated and lived on the desert planet of Tatooine. The current Han/Greedo scene also has both characters shooting simultaneously (again! Comedian Eric Fell had fun inserting the word into other famous Star Wars scenes. CNET, Greedo says 'Maclunkey' in Star Wars 'Han shot first' scene on Disney Plus. Buckley has a pretty good theory, too, tying the addition of the word to Lucas' constant rejiggering of the Greedo scene to make Han look less cold-blooded. If we get any more details as to what Maclunky means, or if it was just an unfortunate last word for ol' Greedo, we'll fill you in. With Disney now in control of all content from Lucasfilm, it seemed like there would be no more changes to the original trilogy... until Disney+ arrived and proved that there are many things that can still be added, tweaked, and cut. After the slave boy Anakin Skywalker won the famous Boonta Eve Classic, beating the renowned Dug racer, Sebulba; Greedo jumped to the conclusion that he had cheated. Be respectful, keep it civil and stay on topic. That famous scene in the original 1977 Star Wars where Han shoots Greedo in the Mos Eisley cantina has its newest, possibly weirdest edit yet. CNET social-media producer Sean Buckley stitched the two uses of the word together and Young is right, even if Sebulba sounds a bit like he's saying "Ma-da-donkey." Paul Blake, who played Greedo in Star Wars: A New Hope, offered multiple interpretations of the meaning of "Maclunkey," which is in the Disney+ cut. That’s why he shouted ‘Maclunkey’ just before he died. Adrienne Tyler is a features writer for Screen Rant. Next: Is The Mandalorian Disney's Biggest Betrayal Of Lucas' Star Wars Vision? Thanks to the team at The Jodo Cast for bringing it to our attention! So we’ve got a new insert shot of Greedo saying something without a subtitle before shooting, Han finally shoots once, then a new explosion covers a transition from them shooting to Greedo hitting the table, removing the Greedo dummy altogether. First of all, what exactly is supposed to be exploding that hugely here? As pointed out by Bryan Young on Twitter, “maclunkey” is a huttese word that can be roughly translated as “this will be the end of you”, hence why it’s funny and ironic that it was Greedo’s last word (and directed to Han Solo). Who cares. Maclunkey is real and new. Making Han shoot second was a way of recasting the killing of Greedo as self-defense. Contrary to what some might believe, this word does have a meaning, and in the context of the scene is an ironic one. She was also a contributor for FanSided's BamSmackPow and 1428 Elm. "Oh my god," wrote the Twitter account Star Wars Visual Comparisons. "(Lucas is) giving Han a way to 'shoot first' but still be a 'good guy' who is only defending himself against an assailant who, by saying Maclunkey, declared that he was going to murder him.". Actually, 'Maclunkey' was the name of Greedo's sled — Chris Taylor (@FutureBoy) November 12, 2019 Only you, in your private galaxy far, far away, know for sure. Now both Han and Greedo shoot at the same time, with Han, obviously, coming out alive. Nov 15, 2019, 4:57 pm Internet Culture . That means a lot. … And "Maclunkey" may sound odd, but it's not completely new to the Star Wars galaxy. BREAKING: Greedo shouting "Maclunkey" isn't the only major change to the Original #starwars trilogy on #DisneyPlus pic.twitter.com/7HMRKGQkc0, And another Twitter user wrote, "First of all, what exactly is supposed to be exploding that hugely here? This is not a joke. And did he say “Maclunkey” or “Macunkey”? By Bea Caicoya Nov 14, 2019 With the launch of Disney+, the one detail that has Star Wars fans talking that's not related to The Mandalorian is the addition of the Rodian exclamation "Maclunkey!" "Vänligheten är ett språk som de döva kan höra och de blinda kan se". It was great. … Fans first noticed the phrase in a newly edited version of the infamous Han Shot First scene from the film. Greedo Actor Weighs in on #Maclunkey and That Disney+ Star Wars Change. Sebulba used this phrase in Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace , but it gained more notoriety recently when Lucas' newest wave of changes to A New Hope appeared on Disney+ with Greedo's final (unsubtitled) line before being killed by Han Solo. Guillermo del Toro said “hi” to her once. It has already been confirmed that these changes to the film were supervised by George Lucas as part of the 4k restoration of the original trilogy, so this minor connection to the prequels isn’t that surprising. Greedo himself? There's no doubt this change was overseen by George Lucas. Yeah, Greedo says "Maclunkey!" Thanks to the launch of Disney+ in 2019, the word 'maclunkey' has risen in popularity among Star Wars fans, with even The Mandalorian producers … Lucas began working on yet another remastering of the Star Wars saga in 2010 as part of a 3D edition that ended up not being released. I did have video, but the audio failed because I do not have Sky and was forced to watch the scene via a video call to my girlfriend who does. But also Caps and Leafs), or wondering what life would have been like had Pushing Daisies, Firefly, and Limitless not been cancelled. We’ll let you all decide. "This is not a joke. https://t.co/pNwWPEqsiY pic.twitter.com/t2aJYzUT9V. A representative for Lucasfilm confirmed in an email that the edits to the scene were made by Star Wars creator George Lucas himself before Disney acquired the company. now, shortly before his demise. Keep poking around Disney Plus, because there are sure to be more gems out there in this new galaxy. If I were to guess, I'd say it ties into the history of the intention behind the re-edits of this scene: Making Han look less brutal. Is it a coincidence or a fact that the word has existed since 2008? Originally published Nov. 12, 10:17 a.m. PT. That still doesn’t explain why Greedo says “Maclunkey” now, though. To the ears of a Galactic Basic speaker, the line sounds like: "Maclunkey" "McClunky" "McKlunky" In-universe, why does Greedo say "Maclunkey" before shooting at Han Solo? Actor Paul Blake, who played Greedo in Star Wars: A New Hope, discusses the perplexing, recent dialogue change to the movie. Greedo now yells "Maclunkey!" Greedo himself? 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