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Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith picture

Easter egg: On Disc 1, go to the options menu and highlight the THX logo. Type in 11, 3 and 8 and you will be led to a funny clip of Yoda hanging out with the clone troopers.

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Easter egg: If you own the DVD highlight the THX logo in sound setup and quickly press 1138 on your DVD remote to enter a hidden goof reel (This works on Attack of the Clones as well.).

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Easter egg: When you insert any of the 6 movie DVDs in the Star Wars saga, once the FBI screen pops up (red in Episodes I, II, IV, V, VI; and blue in Episode III), enter a number between 1 and 3 (and press Enter if needed). Once the Star Wars logo and the Episode number disappears, a menu with the planet that you chose (and not what the DVD randomly chooses) will load.

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Easter egg: At the main menu, go to Extras and press Enter. With the words "Santa Claus The Making Of The Movie", press left once and the toy reindeer will turn red. Press enter and a behind the scene clip of the reindeer running will play. This easter egg can also be accessed by going to Extras, going to Main Menu and then pressing right once.

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Easter egg: On the Main Menu, when Scooby-Doo is startled by the ghost and he drops the Scooby Snack in his mouth, highlight it and then press Enter. This will access a short featurette on how it rained on set, during filming. Also, on the Special Features' second page, hit left on your remote and the sign with "Zoinks" under it will light up, then hit Enter.

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Easter egg: On the U.S. version, there are terrific little nuggets in the newspaper "Far Far Away Times". It's located by following this path: Special Features > More > Far Far Away Times. When you get to the page with the newspaper, you can scroll through more than a dozen pages of really witty and amusing "articles", although you can only read the headlines. Starting on the third page - and on many, many pages thereafter - use the "up" arrow to highlight other parts of the pages. It's a real treasure trove. You'll find Fiona's diary (in its entirety), medieval graffiti, tapestries of the King and Queen in their younger days, medieval street signs, posters for musical acts (like the band "Stonehenge" and "Chastity Belt's World Tour"), Before and After pictures (including the transvestite bartender!), Fairy Godmother's various Potions and the Poison Apple's Drink Menu.

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The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring picture

Easter egg: HIDDEN BONUS MATERIAL on the Special Extended DVD Version: There are two secrets on the discs containing the film, one on each disc. Instructions for both: go to the Scene Index on either disc, then scroll down to the LAST scene (either "The Council of Elrond" on Disc 1 or "Official Fan Club Credits" on Disc 2), then scroll down one more time. On the first DVD, a little ring will appear next to the line "new scene." Click Enter. This leads to an introduction by Peter Jackson and the MTV Movie Awards parody on the Council of Elrond (starring Jack Black and Sarah Michelle Gellar), which isn't suitable for children (and does not appear in the UK version because of the BBFC). On the second DVD, scene 48, click on the number 48 - on the right side of the screen - and the silhouettes of Barad Dur and Orthanc appear just underneath, click it. You'll see another introduction by Peter Jackson, and the Two Towers cinematic preview trailer: the one played in theatres after the Fellowship of the Ring, towards the end of its running period.

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Easter egg: On Disc 2, go to trailers, and select Theatrical Trailer #3. While the trailer is playing, input the following numbers in order (slowly): 5 6 5 3 7 (JOKER). The trailer will restart and show a modified version of the original trailer, with Joker scribbling all over it. This is a reference to the marketing campaign promoting the movie, as fans who completed the entire set of events were greeted with the third "The Dark Knight" trailer, modified by the Joker.

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Easter egg: 2nd disc: Go into the Great Hall and choose "The Quest of Sir Cadogan". During the introduction to the challenge, between the part when you see Sir Cadogan sleeping (maybe) and when he gives flowers to a girl, hit the left arrow on your remote and you'll automatically go to the picture gallery (which you will also get to if you play the challenge and get the highest rank). You'll still have to play the challenge afterwards, though, unless if you hit Menu.

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Easter egg: On the bonus disc, under 'Deleted Scenes', highlight 'I Like Riddles'. Click left three times, a black dot will appear, select it and you can view the names of the winners of the Ultimate Pirates of the Caribbean Fan Event.

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Easter egg: On the main DVD menu screen, when play is highlighted, press up. You will highlight one of the crystals. Press enter, and it will take you to a screen with a bunch of different character's faces. Press enter on any of them, it will give you a soundbite from that character. Also, you can highlight the two crystals on the bottom of that page that are on either side of the main menu option that will give you two other soundbites. On the main menu screen, you can't seem to highlight the other crystal. I don't know why.

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Easter egg: When on the main menu, if you click down after the the 'Trailers' button a button will appear on the top left corner of the screen next to the 'Main Menu' Title. It is the credits to the makers of the DVD.

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Elf (2003)

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Easter egg: From the main menu of the single disc DVD, highlight 'Play'. Then press right, and the arrow should turn blue. If you hit enter here, the door opens and Santa Claus appears. On disc 2, full screen version, highlight 'Play' in the main menu, then select right. The red arrow next to the chair turns green and Santa shows up when you press Enter/OK.

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Easter egg: On the film disc (disc 1) of the Theatrical Version, in the language selection menu there is a THX logo somewhere. Highlight it using the arrows on your remote, then enter the number 1138 while you have it highlighted (may vary on different DVD players, on mine I have to push a little 10 button, then 1 1 3 8, which makes 1138). You will then be treated to a sequence of bloopers from the film.

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Easter egg: This is found on disc. 2 of the Platinum Edition DVD, in Backstage Disney in Treasures Untold: The Making of the Little Mermaid. You have to click to the right on Act V: A Mermaid Sings which reveals an anchor. If you select this you will see The Little Mermaid handshake performed by the co-directors.

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Easter egg: There are two on the Special Edition DVD. On either disk, scroll to the end of the chapter selection page and press down once more on the bottom one to highlight a hidden ring icon. Press enter to view: Disc 1, a gag interview with Dom Monaghan and Elijah Wood. Disc 2: the MTV movie awards spoof interview with Peter Jackson, Ben Stiller and Vince Vaughan.

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Easter egg: Go to "index" and select the star in the lower left hand corner (I think) this takes you to a screen that has a lot of titles on it. Press "play all" they are little movies like happy meal toys of Buzz Hamm Woody and Rex. They are also in stars all over the DVD (special edition disk 2).

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Easter egg: From the main menu, scroll to special features. Hit the up button twice and then hit enter.

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