Boba Fett, dead or alive
In the first major action sequence of Return of the Jedi, everyone’s favorite bounty hunter died an inglorious death falling into the sarlacc, the toothy, tentacled creature embedded in the Great Pit of Karkoon. Or did he?
Wikipedia editors have long argued whether a short story in the collection Tales of the Bounty Hunters, wherein Fett escapes from the sarlacc, is in fact canon .
“Who decided to bring Boba Fett out of the sarlacc's mouth? That's really stupid and annoying! Why can't Boba Fett just stay there and die!,” one editor wrote.
Another editor followed up: “Why on earth would [anyone] kill off such a badass in such a wimpy manner?”
Then Boba Fett rang in himself (or at least an anonymous poster posing as him) on the sarlacc’s page: “"SARLAC IS TOTAL A GIANT F#%@G SPACE P#%@Y." (Redaction added.)
The Outcome: Fett is listed as alive, with caveats, while the cursing sarlacc comment was removed as vandalism.