Great Job, Internet!: Indiana Jones was just Han Solo’s incredibly detailed fever dream

True believers should brace themselves: The Indiana Jones saga never even happened. And that doesn’t just mean that the films are fictional, though they are. It means that they’re even less real than most fiction. In fact, the whole franchise is a lengthy dream/hallucination of a character from yet another multi-film fantasy saga. To put it bluntly, the adventures of the famed archaeologist and world traveler are merely the hallucinations of Star Wars smuggler-turned-rebel Han Solo during that unfortunate period when Han was encased in carbonite and used as wall art in Jabba The Hutt’s palace. That’s why Indy and Han look so much alike. One is the fantasy projection of the other. The whole “Indiana Jones is Han Solo’s dream” theory is apparently an age-old preoccupation of internet nerds, but it took the team behind a podcast called The Indiana Jones Minute to …

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