Worth 1002 Words… Star Wars Tirade Edition

Klaatu, Brutus?

(SIDENOTE: It makes a lot of sense to give the proper name to the character formerly known as Klaatu, because Kenner did the same with many other toys, like Ponda Baba (Walrus Man), Momaw Nadon (Hammerhead), or Saelt-Marae (Yak Face).  You know, because he’s a Klaatu and his name his Wooof

…wait, what’s that?

His people are actually called Kadas’sa’Nikto, so his name could be (and once was) Klaatu, but they’ve finally opted to go with Wooof because, well, just because of this quote via Wookieepedia:

The Green Nikto seen in Jabba’s palace was called Klaatu, though Wooof was one of the production names used for this character. Leland Chee (whoever he is)

So there’s no reason for the ridiculous change.  And that’s it for my nerdy tirade.  As the famous line from The Day the Earth Stood Still goes:

Klaatu barada nikto…


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