Trivia: Watch Jabba's mouth when he speaks, and you'll notice it matches the subtitled English 'translation'. The puppeteer didn't know what 'language' would be used for Jabba, so during the take, he would say and mouth Jabba's lines as they were written in the script: in plain English
Trivia: Anakin Skywalker's first name is first mentioned in this film. His name comes from a friend of George Lucas, British film director Ken Annakin.
Trivia: Though Mark Hamill's face seemed so different in this film than it was in the first two Star Wars films, people attributed it to a car accident. According to the actor, he had the car accident before Star Wars came out, but what really happened has been terribly distorted. He says he's many supposed stories about facial surgery, surviving a car wreck, and his favorite of all, driving off a cliff.Allister Cooper, 2011
Trivia: The special effects team used a rod puppet for the Rancor after they decided a man-sized costume looked unconvincing.
Trivia: There were a number of takes for the scene in which Jabba the Hutt captures Leia. Because the puppeteers working inside Jabba could not see Carrie Fisher properly, the operator for his tongue accidentally "licked" Carrie's face during several of these takes. Thus in the final footage, Leia turns away from Jabba in disgust the moment his tongue appears.redbaron2000
Trivia: Co-producer Robert Watts makes a cameo as the driver thrown out of the Scout Walker by Chewbacca during the battle of Endor.