The sixth annual MTV Movie Awards. Hosted by Mike Myers.
Did You Know?
presented Peter Mayhew
, as Chewbacca, the same medal Luke and Han receive at the end of Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
(1977). Prior to that, fans were always wondering why Chewbacca didn't receive one himself in the movie, despite being one of the heroes that led the Rebellion to victory. This Lifetime Achievement Award was a way to make up for that. See more
Followed by 1998 MTV Movie Awards