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Lucas' Original Return Of The Jedi Plans Made Obi-Wan Luke's Uncle

Return of the Jedi nearly made Obi-Wan Kenobi and Owen Lars brothers, which would have made the Jedi Master Luke's uncle from a certain point of view.

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Star Wars: The 10 Cheesiest Quotes From Return Of The Jedi

Which lines in Return of The Jedi are the cheesiest, as in the corniest, the kitschiest, the most cliché and the most fun?

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Obi-Wan Kenobi Perfectly Explains 1 Return Of The Jedi Moment

A thermal detonator alarmed most of Jabba the Hutt's guests in Return of the Jedi, and the Obi-Wan Kenobi series shows why they're so dangerous.

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Lucas Really Lucked Out With His Vader/Emperor Change In A New Hope

The Emperor was once a very different character in Star Wars, making Darth Vader the "true" power behind the Empire, but George Lucas changed this.

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Star Wars May Have Fixed a Huge Return of the Jedi Plot Hole

Leia's memories of her mother are one of the biggest plot holes in Star Wars - but the manga Leia, Princess of Alderaan may explain it.

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Obi-Wan Vs Vader Perfectly Tied To 1 Subtle Return Of The Jedi Detail

Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader's final fight in the Obi-Wan Kenobi series perfectly ties into a small but important detail in Return of the Jedi.

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Indiana Jones vs. Han Solo: Which Harrison Ford Character Is Better

Harrison Ford is one of Hollywood's most enduring actors; he's played both Indiana Jones and Han Solo. It's hard to decide which is better.

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The 10 Best Insults From The Star Wars Movies, According To Ranker

From Qui-Gon roasting Jar Jar in Episode I to Luke's Rey putdown in the sequel trilogy, Star Wars has long been host to some perfect insults.

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Kenobi Breaking Vader's Mask Completes A 3-Part Star Wars Story

Obi-Wan Kenobi's series finale has Darth Vader's mask broken in a similar manner to Rebels' season 2 finale, completing a three-part Star Wars story.

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1 Kenobi Detail Hints Darth Vader Let Luke Win In Return Of The Jedi

Obi-Wan Kenobi episode 5 has a small moment that parallels Return of the Jedi, and it might completely change Luke and Vader's final battle.

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Star Wars: 10 Scenes That Hit Differently After Obi-Wan Kenobi

From Vader's unmasking to Ben Kenobi's death, Obi-Wan Kenobi has recontextualized a bunch of iconic scenes from the original Star Wars movies.

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Return Of The Jedi's Original Palpatine Duel Would Have Been A Mistake

An early version of Return of the Jedi's script would have had Emperor Palpatine use his lightsaber in a duel, but this would have been a mistake.

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Empire Strikes Back's Fake Twist Would Have Made Star Wars Much Darker

The Empire Strikes Back had a fake twist to preserve the secrecy of Luke's parentage, but if it'd been used, the Star Wars saga would be much darker.

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Star Wars: What If Obi-Wan Killed Darth Vader In A New Hope?

What if the first lightsaber duel in the Star Wars franchise ended with Obi-Wan Kenobi killing Darth Vader and surviving the events of A New Hope?

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Luke Skywalker Proved 1 Anakin Line In Kenobi Was Wrong (39 Years Ago)

Despite Anakin's assertion that "mercy doesn't defeat an enemy," his son Luke Skywalker already proved him wrong 39 years ago in Return of the Jedi.

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Yoda Had A Secret Rematch With Palpatine After Revenge Of The Sith

Yoda lost his duel with Palpatine in Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, but Star Wars has revealed he had a rematch - one in which he won.

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First Order Stormtroopers Have 1 Big Empire Difference You Didn't Notice

The Star Wars sequel trilogy's First Order, unlike the Galactic Empire, lacks regular Army Troopers, using only the elite Stormtroopers instead.

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Why Mark Hamill Didn't Make A Movie For Six Years After Return Of The Jedi

Following 1983's Return Of The Jedi, Mark Hamill didn't make another movie for six years; here's his extended big screen break explained.

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Star Wars: Why The Empire Didn't Last Long In Canon (But Did In Legends)

The Book of Boba Fett notes the brief reign of the Empire, which fell shortly after the Battle of Endor in canon but lasted far longer in Legends.

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Obi-Wan Kenobi May Answer The OT's Biggest Leia & Padmé Question

A few lines of dialogue in Obi-Wan Kenobi episode 3 perfectly explains why Leia remembered her mother, Padme, in Return of the Jedi.

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Return of the Jedi Hid the Real Reason Ewoks are So Unexpectedly Deadly

Ewoks proved how deadly they are by decimating the Imperial stormtroopers in Return of the Jedi, but there's a reason why they're so skilled.

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Star Wars Movies In Order: Chronological & Best Viewing Plan

The Star Wars story has grown beyond just the movies, so what is the best viewing order for every film and TV series to date? There are a few options.

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A Deleted Death Star Plot Would've Made Return Of The Jedi Darker

Return of the Jedi's deleted scenes include a dark sub-plot in which an Imperial is ordered to use the Second Death Star's weapon on his own men.

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Why Does Yoda Call Luke The Last Jedi (When Ahsoka & Ezra Exist)?

Yoda knew Ahsoka Tano and Ezra Bridger, so why didn't he mention them as Jedi for Luke instead of referring to Skywalker as the last Jedi?

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Star Wars Revealed 30 Years Ago Why Palpatine May Never Return

The Star Wars saga ends with Palpatine's ultimate defeat, and his inability to return yet again can be explained by the film's Force ghosts.

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Star Wars Redeemed Leia's Worst Return Of The Jedi Moment

The Slave Leia costume was the low point of Return of the Jedi - but Star Wars has transformed the scene into the Huttslayer, Leia's greatest moment!

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Mark Hamill Remembers Carrie Fisher With Throwback Return of the Jedi Video

Mark Hamill pays tribute to his late Star Wars costar Carrie Fisher by posting a throwback video of them working on the set of Return of the Jedi.

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10 Things You Still Don't Know About Star Wars: Return Of The Jedi

Return of the Jedi is almost 40, and there are still things Star Wars fans don't know about the third movie in George Lucas's original trilogy.

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