Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith
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Trivia: In the scene where Darth Vader and the Emperor are looking out onto the unfinished first Death Star, keep an eye out for a young Grand Moff Tarkin (played by Peter Cushing in "Star Wars").

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Trivia: General Grievous is permanently coughing when he talks. The cause is revealed in the last episode of the animated Emmy-winning TV series "Clone Wars" (albeit technically no longer canon). In that episode, Grievous kidnaps Palpatine and before leaving, is attacked by Mace Windu, who destroys part of his chest armour, making him cough for the first time.

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Trivia: As Obi-wan and Anakin deliver Palpatine to the Jedi Council on Coruscant, look carefully at the lower right-hand part of the screen and you'll see the Millennium Falcon landing as well (confirmed by George Lucas).

Matty Blast
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Trivia: George Lucas makes a cameo appearance during the opera scene. He is the blue faced being, named Baron Papanoida, that you see outside Palpatine's box. It marks Lucas' first and only appearance in any of the Star Wars films; also in that scene is Lucas' daughter Amanda and her boyfriend. Lucas also reportedly provides the sound of General Grievous' coughing.

Cubs Fan
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Trivia: Hayden Christensen wanted to wear the Darth Vader suit in the films, as it had always been a dream of his (revealed in the DVD commentary). Though the filmmakers hesitated, as Christensen was too short, they eventually let him wear the suit onscreen, but Christensen had to look through the mouth-piece of the Darth Vader costume, not the eyes.

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Trivia: Anthony Daniels (C3PO) has the last line in this film and the first line in A New Hope.

SexyIrishLeprechaun
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Trivia: George Lucas purposely made the Darth Vader suit uncomfortable, heavy, and cumbersome. This way, as Hayden Christensen walks around in the armor (especially after first being put into it), his movements seem awkward - after all, Darth Vader isn't used to wearing it yet.

redbaron2000
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Trivia: Gary Oldman was originally supposed to provide the voice of General Grievous, but he backed out after learning the film was to be made outside of the Screen Actor's Guild, of which he is a member.

Cubs Fan
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Trivia: Exactly six years apart, this film was released on the same day as Episode I. "Star Wars" and "Return of the Jedi" were also released on the same day, six years apart.

Cubs Fan
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Trivia: The blue-skinned Twi'lek Jedi Aayla Secura, who can be seen in this film and "Attack of the Clones", was not created by George Lucas. She originated in the Star Wars comic books from Dark Horse. After seeing a cover painting, George Lucas became so impressed that he decided to use her in the movies.

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Trivia: Much of the crew make cameos in the film. For example, Nick Gillard, the stunt coordinator, plays a character named Cin Drallig, his name spelled backwards. Cin Drallig is a Jedi instructor who is killed by Anakin in the Jedi Temple massacre.

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Trivia: George Lucas' three children play cameos. Jet is a young Jedi called Zett Jukassa. Amanda plays a character called Terr Taneel, and Katie plays a blue-skinned alien called Chi Eekway, both visible when Palpatine arrives at the senate after being saved by the Jedi.

Dr Wilson
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Trivia: This is the first Star Wars movie to receive a rating higher than "PG."

Toolio
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Trivia: Rick McCallum's daughter, Mousy, appears as one of the Padawans killed by Darth Vader in the Jedi Temple.

Cubs Fan
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Trivia: When the ship Anakin and Obi-Wan are on at the start begins firing on an enemy ship, there is some footage of explosions and guys being thrown into the air. One of them screams a classic "Wilhelm" scream.

SexyIrishLeprechaun
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Trivia: A scene of Yoda arriving on Dagobah appears as a deleted scene on the DVD. The shot, especially the appearance of Yoda inside his ships, is a very obvious homage to E.T., the Extraterrestrial, which was directed by Lucas's friend Steven Spielberg.

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Trivia: In the first shot of the space battle at the beginning, just before the camera pans down to Obi-Wan and Anakin's fighters, a piece of debris hits a spaceship. Closer inspection reveals that this is a kitchen sink.

Brad Premium member
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Trivia: Darth Vader's helmet was symmetrical for the first time in a Star Wars film, as it was made by a machine - the original was hand crafted and was slightly aspherical.

Jennyred

Trivia: Despite receiving prominent billing, Christopher Lee has only 3 minutes of screen time, with only 4 lines.

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Continuity mistake: On Utapau, when Obi-Wan faces off with Grievous, Grievous sends 4 MagnaGuards against Obi-Wan. Obi-Wan Force-pulls something from the ceiling to crush the droids. But in the ensuing fight between Obi-Wan and Grievous, the ceiling thing and crushed droids are gone.

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Question: When some Jedi die, they disappear (Yoda, Obi-wan). When others die, they don't (Qui-gon, Vader). Why is that? I thought this phenomenon would be explained in this movie, but unless I missed something, no explanation was given.

Matty Blast

Chosen answer: Powerful force users seem to have some degree of control over their bodies even after death. In the later series, Luke's wife Mara Jade Skywalker only allows her body to disappear when her killer, and nephew Jacen Solo arrives at her funeral as a clue. Thus it appears that a powerful force user can simply choose if they wish their body to disappear.

Darius Angel

Answer: Towards the end of the movie Yoda tells Obi Wan that Qui Gon has learned the path to imortality and offers to teach this to Obi Wan. In the Clone Wars TV series we see the journey Yoda takes to learn this power. The power to become one with the force is a power you have to learn as opposed to being achievable to all Jedi. Both yoda and Obi Wan has the years between ROTS and ANH/ESB to fine tune and master this power. It is possible that Darth Vader, having seen Obi Wan become one with the force, spent the following years after A New Hope, studying and learning this skill by himself, hence how he was able to appear as a force ghost towards the end of Return of the Jedi, but not quite skilled enough to dissapear on cue.

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