20 Small But Poignant Details From 'Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace'
Released in 1999, Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace was hugely anticipated and bound to provoke debate. Fans have also never stopped watching the movie since it came out. They've picked up on the small details that would be easy to miss on one viewing. Be sure to vote up your favorites.
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A Jedi In Disguise
From Redditor u/GeorgeNZL:
An extra with a yellow line across his face can be seen in the background of one of the scenes in Mos Espa. This extra was later revealed to be 'Quinlan Vos' an undercover Jedi who was coincidentally on a mission at the same time as Obi Wan & Jinn.
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The Only Time Darth Maul Blinks
From Redditor u/aidennesc:
The only time Darth Maul blinks in The Phantom Menace (1999) is right after Obi-Wan Kenobi cuts him in half.
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The Parade Music Is The Same Melody As The Emperor's Theme In 'Return Of The Jedi'
From Redditor u/badwolf422:
The parade music from the finale is the same melody as the Emperor's theme from Return of the Jedi, just in a major key and higher tempo. This subtly indicates that Palpatine is the one who truly comes out on top by the end of the film.
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The Pod From '2001' Is In Watto's ScrapyardPhoto: MGM / 20th Century Fox
From Redditor u/7Unit:
Check out the scrapyard behind Watto’s shop in The Phantom Menace (1999) you'll find the missing "EVA Pod 2" from 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968).
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The End Credits Reveal Who Played Jabba The Hutt
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Naboo's Waterfalls Are Made Of Salt
From Redditor u/ThisBirdBangsHorses:
The waterfalls on the planet Naboo were created by filming a stream of salt, rather than using water or CGI.