Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop Contains Star Wars Easter Egg

Han Solo from Star Wars appears to have left something on the wrong spaceship as he became a Cowboy Bebop Easter Egg on Netflix.

Netflix’s live adaptation of Cowboy Bebop is stuffed with Easter eggs, and one of them comes from a sci-fi franchise with even more story than the original anime: Star wars.

In a behind-the-scenes video from Netflix Geeked Twitter, the show’s props and weapons master Nick Komornicki discussed the many visual secrets hidden at the original crew base, a spaceship called the Bebop. Listing some of the significant props and symbols, he said, “The numbers on the spaceship, Han Solo’s blaster is in there somewhere, all the liquor bottles, most of the labels there, the money. , playing cards, we hid the declaration of independence in there … “

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As Komornicki did not report the Star wars blaster on the board or give clues as to where it is, it can be difficult to spot it inside the dimly lit and cluttered Bebop. However, there are surely a few fans watching who know their space artillery well enough to identify Han’s favorite weapon if they see it, and maybe concoct some theories on how he managed to lose it to profit. other space villains.

Set in a future in which humanity has abandoned Earth and now lives in colonies across the solar system, Netflix Cowboy Bebop follows its anime counterpart by focusing on a team of skilled but often unlucky bounty hunters – Jet Black, Spike Spiegel, Faye Valentine, the new Radical Edward, and an adorable corgi named Ein – who cross paths with a wide variety of dangerous and colorful personalities.

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The original Cowboy Bebop The series, released in 1998, was critically acclaimed for its animated quality, animated soundtrack, and mix of genres such as western and noir in its sci-fi setting. It has since grown into one of the most iconic and beloved animated series of all time. Because the original is so beloved, the Netflix reboot appears to have targeted most of the aforementioned Easter eggs in homage to its predecessor. Given the lasting impact of Star wars on space opera and science fiction in general over the past forty years, however, every nod he gets from new media is well deserved.

The 10 episodes of Cowboy Bebop Season 1 is now streaming on Netflix. All 26 episodes of the animated series are also currently available to stream on Netflix and Funimation.

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