CT Favourite Bounty Hunter from TESB

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Who was your favourite Bounty Hunter from TESB?

Boba Fett 44 vote(s) 43.1%
Bossk 27 vote(s) 26.5%
IG-88 20 vote(s) 19.6%
Zuckuss 4 vote(s) 3.9%
4-LOM 2 vote(s) 2.0%
Dengar 5 vote(s) 4.9%
  1. Jordan1Kenobi Host of EUC Battle of... Games

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    Who was your favourite Bounty Hunter from The Empire Strikes Back and why? I know Boba Fett will probably get way more votes than the others, but you never know.

    Bounty Hunters have been one of the greatest part of the Star Wars universe for me, and all six from TESB are in my top 50 Star Wars characters of all time. My favourite is Bossk, I just think he's a really cool character, and I was so glad to see him make an appearance in five episodes of The Clone Wars. Boba Fett would be a close second, followed by IG-88, Zuckuss, 4-LOM and Dengar.
  2. EHT New Films Manager

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    Haha, Bossk with 100% of the votes right now... all 2 of them. My ranking of the TESB bounty hunters is actually the same as yours.
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  3. Blur Chosen One

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    Yes, Bossk was da man (or reptile, as the case may be). Outside of BF, none of the Bounty Hunters had much screen time, though the brief scene of Bossk was small but memorable - you actually saw the character full screen, and I like how he growled at the Imperial Officer; presumably he took offense to being referred to as "scum" :D

    Bossk was one of the my favorite Kenner figures back in the days of the OOT, and much later I really liked the various Hasbro versions, including the great 12" from the early 2000's...

    I re-watched ESB (on Blu-ray) recently, and noticed again that, in the film itself, you barely see IG-88 & Dengar - I don't think there's a full screen shot of either in that brief scene...You probably see more of Dengar in the ROTJ Jabba's palace scene...What threw me off for years were the various production photos floating around of all of the bounty hunters, though most of these photos weren't from the film itself...
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  4. Aaronaman Jedi Grand Master

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    Dengar is definitely my favourite, who else would steal Imperial Storm Trooper armour and then wear it right under their noses...that's bad-ass.

    Also the vintage figure was cool when I saw it as a kid and it only gets better the more beat up he is. I do like how a newer POTF2 figure comes without the backpack, it's how he was in ROTJ so the figure is completely different from the ESB version.
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    Luke and Han? :p
  6. J_Girl Force Ghost

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    I didn't realize that was supposed to be Stormtrooper armor on Dengar?
  7. Jordan1Kenobi Host of EUC Battle of... Games

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    Same here, but looking at an image of them both, they do look similar, I'm guessing Dengar just painted his armour brown.

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  8. J_Girl Force Ghost

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    I suppose they similar if you squint really hard. And I'm sure the basis of the armor was most likely the same because of how they used the props, but I don't think the intention was that it was supposed to come off as previously used Stormtrooper armor. Not to say that Dengar wasn't a BA, though. I haven't voted because I simply can't decide which bounty hunter I like best. It requires some serious consideration on my part.
  9. EHT New Films Manager

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    I don't think it's actually intended to be Stormtrooper armor in-universe. Besides, it actually looks more like Snowtrooper armor in the chest area:

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  10. Aaronaman Jedi Grand Master

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    You're right there but they wore the helmets as well so not as bad-ass as old Dengar hahaha
  11. Jordan1Kenobi Host of EUC Battle of... Games

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    Yeah, the chest definitely looks like Snow Trooper armour, maybe he stole different bits and pieces from different Troopers, lol.
  12. EHT New Films Manager

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    Yup, steal different parts from different troopers and then paint it all brown. That head injury gave him some crazy ideas. :p
  13. Aaronaman Jedi Grand Master

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    Well seeing that as a kid I always thought his head bandages looked like toilet paper I'm getting a bit concerned about his 'brown' colour scheme now hahaha
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  14. KilroyMcFadden Jedi Grand Master

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    IG-88. How can you argue with the brain of the Death Star II?
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  15. Legolas Skywalker Force Ghost

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    Boba Fett since he had more screen time :p
  16. EHT New Films Manager

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    I like IG-88, but I've always preferred to think of him as a single droid, not the series of IG-88 A, B, C, and D... and definitely not that silly EU Death Star II story line.
  17. sg1A Jedi Padawan

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    the FETT man!!!!!

    "No disintagrations " vader was talking to Fett.
  18. Garrett Atkins Jedi Grand Master

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    I have always loved Boba Fett and Bossk. But I picked Bossk.
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  20. Trebor Sabreon Chosen One

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    Fett. I enjoy most of Boba's EU characterization an awful lot. In fact, Boba Fett turned out to be one of my favorite 'everyday Joe's' (that is to say, a non-Force sensitive), who wound up carving out a large piece of the galactic pie for himself, despite living in a world of veritable demi-gods.

    Oh, and if we're talking strictly within ESB, it's not even close. Whereas Boba Fett got away with one of the film's heroes scott-free, none of the other 'hunters was seen doing, well, much of anything (I did always enjoy Bossk's intimidating comeback to the haughty Imperials, though). ;)
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    IG-88. Mostly because of the vintage figure I had growing up.
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  22. Ambervikings91 Jedi Grand Master

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    IG-88 because he has a cool back story
  23. Aaronaman Jedi Grand Master

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    Hey that must mean Ja-Ja is one of the best characters from the PM because he's got heaps of screen time hahahaha
  24. Legolas Skywalker Force Ghost

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    Oh totally :p lmao
  25. Chainmail_Jedi Jedi Master

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    He slammed doors in Palpatine's face. That's pretty awesome right there.
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