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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: In the special features under the "Philosophy of Time Travel Book" in Appendix A, if you use a DVD-ROM and click on the circles in the middle of the drawing a deleted scene is shown.

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Easter egg: On the Special Edition 2-Disc version, go to the main menu, enter the number '74' and press enter. You can now visit the inside of the ship.

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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: On the DVD, if you use the Infinite Improbability Drive, you have a chance to see the cartoon that Deep Thought watches. There is no way to access it via menus.

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Easter egg: Under Join the Brotherhood (Magneto's side) Go to Features. Then Deleted Scenes. Press "More" until you find the scene called "Henry Warns About Magneto". Highlight it, then press the left arrow to highlight an "X". Press enter and you will get to watch a short 2005 promo for the movie. Under Take a Stand (X-men side), this feature requires you to highlight "X-men land the chopter" then press the left arrow to highlight a "Magneto Symbol".

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Easter egg: Click on the SHIELD icon on the main menu to access profiles on the Avengers.

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Easter egg: On the Bonus/Feature DVD of 2-DVD set. Go to Behind the Scenes. An Omnidroid silhouette appears near the end of the menu's animation loop. When the silhouette appears, move the cursor right to highlight it and then click enter. A short film on Frank Thomas & Ollie Johnston (great early Disney animators) will play. When it ends, if you click on the silhouette again, a different short "behinds the scenes" clip called "Markisms" will appear.

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Easter egg: Go to the page for scenes 13-16. After you wait for a while,(Note: a lot of patience is required to find this) a 17th scene will appear. Click on it and it will take you to a page with secret military files. Unfortunately, only three of them actually work. Only time will tell how to access the other ones.

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Easter egg: On the 2-disc Special Edition, select the "Set Up" option, and press the left arrow button. An icon will appear at the bottom. Press the "Enter" button and enjoy.

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Easter egg: In the two-disc special edition set, on the second disc, go to Complete Index of Unique Features, then Day Out Of Days, then click on virtually any item. Press up to find different Easter Eggs that will show you a small clip.

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Easter egg: There's a short documentary on the DVD about the subliminal message cartoon that triggers River. To get to it, put the cursor on play on the main screen. From there, push the left button once. Now the cursor will be on the right side of the screen in the middle (up and down). Press enter.

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Easter egg: Insert Disc 1, when you get to the main menu enter the numbers 82997 (the date of Judgment Day) this should reveal the message 'The future is not set' and you'll be presented with two deleted scenes, one is the T-1000 searching John's room and the other is the alternate 'Future Coda' ending. This applies only to the regular DVD. This may be easier using a computer's DVD drive.

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Easter egg: When you enter the special features "Alternate ending" page, what you see is not always what you get. If you go down, highlight Main Menu, then hit right, you will highlight a little arrow. Hit enter to access a fantastic storyboard Radical alternate ending.

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Easter egg: On the 2 disc Collectors Edition, on Disc 2, under the "Inside the Predator" sub menu, use the arrow keys to go "Up" from the Classified Action selection & the Predators aiming icon will appear next to the title (the 3 red dots the Predator uses to target his weapon with). It will run a brief 2 minute video entitled "Jesse's Ultimate Goal". In it Jesse explains what he wants to do in Hollywood & why he thinks can make the switch from wrestling to acting. He says he would like to work with Robert DeNiro.

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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: On the special features part, go to galleries and select the wolverine dog tag at the bottom.

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Easter egg: On Disc 2 of the 2 Disc Special Edition, go down to Deconstructing Visual Bayhem. Go down to More on the menu, continue to the last page of this section. Select Jackhammer Fight and push the right button on the remote. An Autobot symbol will show. It has some highlights of the dogs. (Not one for the kiddies to see.)

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Easter egg: On the Spider-Man DVD (not deluxe edition) disc 2, click to the DVD-ROM features on the comic book section, you will be given a list of things you can do on the DVD-Rom. If you press up however, a spider will appear, press enter and you will go into a short film with Todd MacFarlane explaining how the webbing has evolved in the comics.

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