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I’ve been lucky enough to be a guest on Nerd Alert a number of times, but this is my all-time, hands down favorite clip. To celebrate the end of 2014, I present to you, the recreation of the Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back dinner scene from the recently rediscovered original script from Leigh Brackett (The Big Sleep), who sadly passed away before she could do another draft.

Today we have a dramatic reading of the original scene by myself, host Kim Horcher and former Mythbuster Grant Imahara. Kim plays a very drunk Han Solo, Grant plays both Darth Vader and Lando, and I play Princess Leia. What? You thought I’d play something else?

Check it out below and Happy New Year! May the Force be with you!

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Jenna Busch

Jenna Busch is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Legion of Leia and has hosted and written for sites like Nerdist, ComingSoon.net, Metro, Birth. Movies. Death., IGN, AOL, Huffington Post and more. She co-hosted Cocktails With Stan with the legendary Stan Lee and has appeared on Attack of the Show, Fresh Ink, Tabletop with Wil Wheaton, in the documentary She Makes Comics, on NPR and Al Jazeera America, and has covered film/TV/gaming/comics for years. She's currently a co-host on Most Craved. She's been published in the comics anthology Womanthology, is a chapter author for Star Wars Psychology: Dark Side of the Mind, Game of Thrones Psychology and Star Trek Psychology and more, and owns a terrifying amount of swords and 20-sided dice. There are also those My Little Pony trailer voice overs that give one nightmares.

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