Every morning when we wake up, we like to thank God, or Gosh, or Mother Earth, or J.J. Abrams, or whomever we trust and pray to, for Stephen Colbert. We do this every morning, of course, but especially on mornings like this one, when we learn that if it weren’t for Stephen Colbert, Harrison Ford would not have reprised his role as Han Solo in the new Star Wars film. This week, thanks to Colbert’s rage-inspiring “audition” for Han, Ford will make his much-anticipated return to Star Wars, or as Ford calls it before he remembers just how much he cares about it, “the space thing?”

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