Mandalorian The Child Baby Yoda Star Wars Disney Plus

Disney Plus’ new series “The Mandalorian” centers around a bounty hunter tasked with finding a small green creature who’s the same species as the iconic character Yoda.
Fans have taken to just calling it “Baby Yoda” for simplified discussion, even though it’s not literally the child version of Yoda.
Yoda’s species is a mystery, so there’s no good alternative name for the little being.
In an interview with “Entertainment Tonight,” the pilot episode’s director Dave Filoni says it’s fine to call the child Baby Yoda.

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The newest viral sensation on television is “Baby Yoda,” a small green creature starring on Disney Plus’ series “The Mandalorian.” Some fans argue against this terminology, since the child can’t actually be a young Yoda thanks to the timeline of “Star Wars.”

But the show’s pilot episode director Dave Filoni has given his blessing for the term in an interview with reporter Ash Crosssn on “Entertainment Tonight.”

“It’s funny because people are writing articles and they’re like, ‘Baby Yoda — because I don’t know what else to say,'” Crossan said.

“They don’t know yet, [so] that’s fine,” Filoni said. “It’s all part of the mystery.”

“But you know, it’s very clear,” the director said, referring to the term “Baby Yoda.”

The child has no name on the show yet, so fans have taken to simply calling it Baby Yoda because it is clearly the same species as the well-known “Star Wars” character.

Most folks know it’s not actually young Yoda (since the real Yoda died in “Return of the Jedi,” before “The Mandalorian” takes place), but that hasn’t stopped fans from arguing in the comments sections of articles on Facebook or on Twitter.

On “The Mandalorian,” Baby Yoda is referred to as “the Child,” but that …read more

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