George Lucas finally met Baby Yoda, and fans are calling it a ‘blessed image’

George Lucas finally met Baby Yoda. Lucasfilm/Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images
  • The “Star Wars” creator George Lucas and Baby Yoda finally met.
  • The “Mandalorian” creator Jon Favreau shared a photo of the pair on Twitter.
  • Fans are going crazy for the photo, even saying they feel they are “witnessing something blessed.”
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George Lucas, the father of “Star Wars,” has finally met Baby Yoda.

The “Mandalorian” creator Jon Favreau tweeted an image of the two icons meeting, sending fans into a frenzy.

Fans were very excited for this image, with Favreau’s tweet hitting more than 300,000 likes and almost 60,000 retweets in under eight hours. One fan called it a “blessed image,” while another suggested the Sistine Chapel could do with a repaint following this photo.

Fans used the opportunity to get in some classic references prequel memes, too, as Baby Yoda and “The Mandalorian” continue to unite the “Star Wars” fan base.

Favreau knows Baby Yoda’s real name and origin, which were not revealed in season one of “The Mandalorian,” but with the director/writer/producer confirming a season two is on the way for fall 2020, we may learn more this year.