20 Subtle Details You Likely Missed When Watching 'Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back'
Vote up the details you first missed when watching 'Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back.'
Universally lauded as one of the greatest sequel films ever created, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back builds upon its predecessor, A New Hope, by expanding the known galaxy beyond just a rehash of the previous film's story. With the additional mysticism of the Force, a greater scope on the scale of the Empire, and the introduction of one little green character, Irvin Kershner, Lawrence Kasdan, and George Lucas cram an asteroid field's worth of detail into 2 hours and 7 minutes of screen time.
Did you manage to catch any of these details on your first viewing? Vote up the details you missed when you first watched The Empire Strikes Back!
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You can see the pilot of a Tie Fighter being launched into space and bursting into flames after crashing his ship.
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Among all the scratches and dents and other damage on Boba Fett's armor, there is a very noticeable chip on his 'cup.' Which means someone has canonically shot Boba Fett in the crotch at some point.
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When Luke uses the Force to call his lightsaber, he lights it in the air before it lands in his hand.
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Bossk’s costume was actually a recycled costume from 'Doctor Who.'Photo: BBC / 20th Century Fox
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Luke only fell about 6-7 feet when he was sucked out of the window on Bespin in 'Empire Strikes Back.' Can't believe it took me this long to notice the broken window on the left.
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When Luke's in Cloud City, Boba Fett hears him pull his blaster out while trying to hide.