Stephen Colbert Atones for Embarrassing Himself in Front of George Lucas

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This is great—Stephen Colbert, Star Wars fanatic, once had George Lucas on his show back when he hosted The Colbert Report. It was a dream come true, at least for his 14-year-old self, but as he says, there was a “hitch.” Off air, he referred to a key piece of Star Wars weaponry by the wrong name, but he did it on purpose—it was a reference to an older version of the script. Lucas didn’t catch the reference, and left before Colbert had a chance to explain himself. Watch Colbert tell the story in the video above, and try to make it right all these years later.

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