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Move over, Baby Yoda. Everyone is in love with Babu Frik from ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

Hey heyyy....this new character is very cute.


Esther Bell


Posted on Dec 23, 2019   Updated on May 19, 2021, 7:42 pm CDT

Baby Yoda officially has some competition for the cutest meme of 2019. After the recent releases of The Rise of Skywalker and The Mandalorian, the internet is swimming in Star Wars memes, and the latest addition is Babu Frik memes.

“Keep your Baby Yoda…ALL HAIL BABU FRIK” tweeted user @TheDarkJudge. Babu Frik is a droidsmith in The Rise of Skywalker and helps Poe, Finn, Rey, and Chewbacca. Though he speaks no English, audiences fell in love with his small stature and adorable mannerisms.

Audiences are already obsessed with Babu Frik’s catchphrase “hey heyyy” and hands that are too big for his body.

Twitter user @karenvh13 aptly tweeted, “this is baby yoda’s and babu frik’s world and we’re just living in it bye.”

Though he only had a few short scenes in The Rise of Skywalker, audiences’ obsession with Babu Frik may convince Disney to give us more Babu Frik content in the future. Some are even hoping for a Babu Frik/Baby Yoda crossover. Twitter user @deevotheman tweeted “a spin-off buddy cop show with Babu Frik & Baby Yoda. Do it you cowards.”

Baby Yoda took the internet by storm earlier this year when The Mandalorian first premiered. Pictures of Baby Yoda were everywhere and even those with the most basic knowledge of Star Wars were enjoying Baby Yoda memes. It looks like Babu Frik is the next Baby Yoda, so prepare to learn about Babu’s life in a galaxy far, far away next.


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*First Published: Dec 23, 2019, 12:52 pm CST