If there's one thing people think of when they think of Chewbacca, it's love and romance. On "Geek Love" (Sun., 9PM ET on TLC), speaking the language of Wookiees brought two would-be lovers closer during a "sci-fi speed dating" session. Self-proclaimed "Geek Dr. of Love" Ryan Glitch came up with the idea, which he knew was a winner when he found his own girlfriend at one of his sessions. He usually holds them at major geek events like Comic-Con.
While many people might not think someone speaking to them like a Wookiee on a first date would be appealing, this pairing was made up of proud geeks, and so both were excited to share that affinity. "We have a lot in common," she said after their encounter. "We could both speak -- [Shyriiwook]."
If possible,he was even more excited to find a fellow "Star Wars" enthusiast. "Hopefully we can go farther than that and maybe even speak Huttese," he delighted. And Maybe after that ... English?
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