Ben Kenobi: Obi-Wan Kenobi? Obi-Wan. Now there's a name I've not heard in a long, long time. A long time.
Luke Skywalker: You do know him then?
Ben Kenobi: Of course I know him...he's me. I haven't gone by the name Obi-Wan since, oh, since before you were born.
On the Jawas' transporter, when R2D2 looks around in one of the shots, you can very clearly see the actor, Kenny Baker, inside through his eye hole. See more...
Luke's line "I can't see a thing in this helmet" was not scripted. Mark Hamill said this to Harrison Ford when he thought the cameras had stopped rolling. But, the filmmakers decided to leave the line in. See more...
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|Original entry||Why does the technology in the original trilogy not look as good or as advanced as the technology of the prequel trilogy? [The real reason is that our technology has advanced in the thirty years since the original movies were made, so better effects were possible. The "in-movie" reason is that he rebels are operating illegally, and therefore their equipment is all jury-rigged and pieced together from stolen or broken scrap, not manufactured like the devices featured in the prequels.]|