When George Lucas first wrote Star Wars, he was going to have Wookies in Endor but he thought that the movie was going to be so unpopular the he would never release "Return Of The Jedi," so he put Chewbacca in "Star Wars" and the Ewoks in "Return of the Jedi." See more...
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Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983) - 205 mistakes
Directed by Richard Marquand, starring Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Kenny Baker, Mark Hamill, Alec Guinness, David Prowse, Frank Oz, Ian McDiarmid, James Earl Jones, Peter Mayhew (add more)
Other: In the original version, when the Rebel fleet reaches the Death Star, Lando says, "Fighters coming in" and the Millennium Falcon flies towards the screen. If you play it in slow motion when the Falcon leaves the screen, you can see two white figures shaped like TIE fighters on the Falcon's underside. As the Falcon leaves the shot, they disappear. This has been fixed in the Special Edition.
Revealing: Right before Luke leaps from the speeder bike to the scout trooper's speeder, there's a shot showing the front of the speeders. Notice the area surrounding the speeders in this shot. During the rest of the speeder bike chase, the speeders pass through this area several times, even though they are not flying in circles. This can be seen, for example, from the sunlight hitting the ground and the tree on the left side with a bush in front of it. Also, one of the shots where this area is seen is the shot before the speeders pass two more scout troopers, but the background has been flipped.