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May the Fourth Be With You: Medium Large Star Wars Special

Posted in Uncategorized by cesco7 on May 4, 2011

Star Wars Trivia: First Yoda clearly Beaker from “The Muppet Show.”
Star Wars Trivia: Due to cost overruns, the Death Star compactor scene almost became the grisly denouement to “Star Wars.”
Star Wars Trivia: Boba Fett’s brief screen time in the original trilogy was explained by making the character Orthodox Jewish and stating much of the action occurs on a Saturday.
Star Wars Trivia: It wasn’t until the premiere of “Star Wars” that actor David Prowse learned his voice had been dubbed over by James Earl Jones, that Darth Vader was in fact the bad guy and that his big musical number had been cut.
Star Wars Trivia: The Star Wars novel “Splinter of the Mind’s Eye: was quickly made into a film in early 1978 and subtitled Episode IVa, but its low-budget, contradictory storyline and almost slavish dependence on Paul Lynde’s improv skills ensured it would never be released.
Star Wars Trivia: Lawrence Kasdan’s “The Empire Strikes Back” script revelation that Han Solo and Chewbacca were “more than just friends” scared the crap out of everyone at Lucasfilm, 20th Century Fox and PETA.
Star Wars Trivia: Actor Anthony Daniels remains in C-3PO’s armor to this day, having never known another person’s touch.

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  1. Robert G. said, on May 4, 2011 at 4:41 pm

    Great stuff! I especially liked the Nina Hagen shout-out–very 80’s!

  2. Gen said, on May 4, 2011 at 8:14 pm


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