Small But Poignant Details Fans Of Indiana Jones Noticed About The Franchise

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Vote up the most interesting details you may not have noticed.

Archeologist, teacher, ophidiophobic...Indiana Jones is many things, but for almost four generations of film lovers, he is one thing above all else: a hero.

Fans of the franchise have taken to social media to point out small details, moving moments, and important points about their favorite fedora-wearing archeologist. Here is a small sampling of poignant details that will renew your love for the franchise. 

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    82 VOTES

    Illuminating

    Illuminating
    Photo: Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade / Paramount Pictures

    Posted by Redditor u/HectorScout:

    In Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, early in the film while Henry is illustrating his grail diary he says "Let He who illuminated this, illuminate me."

    At the end of the film (decades later) when Indy asks what Henry "found" on the adventure, he states "Illumination."

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    78 VOTES

    Light In His Eyes

    Posted by Redditor u/Haggether:

    In Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, after drinking ‘The Blood of Kali’, you can visibly see the light in Indy’s eyes go out.

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    78 VOTES

    A Well-Placed Warning

    A Well-Placed Warning
    Photo: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade / Paramount Pictures

    Posted by Redditor u/awkwardboyhero:

    In Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989), after Elsa hands Donovan the false Grail, she very subtly shakes her head "No" toward Indy.

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    106 VOTES

    Find The Flower

    Find The Flower
    Photo: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade / Paramount Pictures

    Posted by Redditor u/CheeseburgerPoptart:

    In 1989’s Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, anyone with a lapel flower tries to kill Indy. Indy even signals Elsa is bad by giving her a flower when they meet.