Star Wars Action Figure Trivia

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All questions and answers pertain to the original run of Star Wars movie figures from 1977-1985 (Star Wars, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, and The Power of the Force). The Ewoks and Droids collections, and any of the modern lines (1995 to present) are not applicable.

Questions:
1. Which figure was the tallest?

2. Name one of the two shortest figures.

3. Which three figures were designed with lightsabers extending out of their arms?

4. Name any eight of the 12 figures released with a date stamp of 1977.

5. Which figure was the only one released with a date stamp of 1979?

6. Which figure was the first to be released with actual fabric as an accessory?

7. Yoda was released with a snake as an accessory, which came in one of two colors. Name one of those colors.

8. Luke Skywalker was released in seven different outfits. Name four of them.

9. Name any five of the eight Ewok figures to be released.

10. What color lightsabers did the Luke Skywalker figures have before the Return of the Jedi line was released?

11. Name five of the eight figures to be released with a sleeveless vinyl cape and arm holes.

12. Name four of the seven figures that were made available as mail-away offers, redeemed with proof-of-purchase seals.

13. Aside from the Ewoks, name three of the five figures that came with removable headwear.

14. Which figure was released as a “tall, blue” version in a playset before general carded release as a “short, red” version?

15. Name one of two features that were added to later versions of the R2-D2 figure.

16. Which figure was never released in the United States, but appeared in Europe, Canada, and Australia? Hint: The character was a member of Jabba’s court.

17. True/False: The Rocket-Firing Boba Fett figure was pulled from store shelves due to safety issues, and was later replaced by a non-firing variety.

18. What bonus collectible was packaged with the Power of The Force figures?

19. Name two of the three droid figures that were released in the 1978 wave.

20. Of the three Lando Calrissian figures, which one did not have a cape?

Answers:
1. EV-9D9

2. Yoda or Wicket W. Warrick

3. Luke Skywalker, Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi, and Darth Vader

4. Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia Organa, Han Solo, Chewbacca, C-3PO, R2-D2, Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi, Darth Vader, Stormtrooper, Death Squad Commander (Star Destroyer Commander), Sand People (Tusken Raider), Jawa

5. Boba Fett

6. Jawa. An early version of this figure (and a popular collectible) is a Jawa with a vinyl cape. However, most of the Jawa figures released had a cloth robe.

7. Orange or brown

8. Luke Skywalker, Luke Skywalker (X-Wing Pilot), Luke Skywalker (Hoth Battle Gear), Luke Skywalker (Bespin Fatigues), Luke Skywalker (Jedi Knight), Luke Skywalker (Battle Poncho), Luke Skywalker (Imperial Stormtrooper Outfit)

9. Chief Chirpa, Logray, Teebo, Wicket W. Warrick, Paploo, Lumat, Warok, Romba

10. Yellow

11. Darth Vader, Princess Leia Organa, Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi, Jawa, Sand People (Tusken Raider), Lando Calrissian, Princess Leia (Bespin Gown)

12. Boba Fett, Bossk, 4-LOM, Admiral Ackbar, Nien Nunb, The Emperor, Anakin Skywalker

13. Princess Leia (Boushh Disguise), Princess Leia (Combat Poncho), Lando Calrissian (Skiff Guard Disguise), Luke Skywalker (Imperial Stormtrooper Outfit), Rancor Keeper

14. Snaggletooth. Sears sold an exclusive Cantina Adventure Set that included the taller figure with a blue outfit and silver boots. The common figure was shorter, with a red outfit.

15. Sensorscope, Pop-Up Lightsaber

16. Yak Face

17. False. Although Boba Fett was planned to have a rocket-firing feature, this version was never released by Kenner. If you have any friends who claim to have a carded rocket-firing Boba Fett packed away in their basements for the last 30 years, ask them to prove it. They’re either lying or mistaken.

18. A collector coin

19. Death Star Droid, Power Droid, R5-D4

20. Lando Calrissian (Skiff Guard Disguise)

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