Small But Clever Details About Yoda That Fans Noticed

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When it comes to tiny green wizards with immense power, you don't have to look much further than Yoda. He's quirky, he's funny, and he's wise, but above all else, he's one of the most powerful Jedi the order has seen in a millennium. Fans of the franchise have been watching him in everything he's appeared in over the years, which is a lot when you add all of the comic books, cartoons, video games, and more.

Fans have paid incredibly close attention, and every so often, they take to the MovieDetails subreddit to share their findings. This list highlights some of the small but clever Yoda details that fans noticed over the years. Take a look below, and if you find something truly compelling you didn't already know, be sure to give it an upvote to see which detail rises to the top!

  • 1
    32 VOTES

    An Imperial Music Cue Begins When Yoda Mentions Anakin In 'Attack Of The Clones'

    Redditor u/Xeraith noticed a specific musical cue that popped up when Yoda mentions Anakin in Attack of the Clones:

    In Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, the Imperial March plays for a few seconds as Yoda talk about Anakin after he kills the Tusken Raiders. Happens at 1:21:20.

    32 votes
  • 2
    30 VOTES

    Yoda's Species Has Remains A Mystery After 40+ Years

    According to Redditor u/practicalist, there's still much that is unknown about Yoda:

    The name of Yoda's race & homeworld are never mentioned in any film, book, or media. He is officially said to be of a "species unknown."

    30 votes
  • 3
    36 VOTES

    Yoda's Speaking Style Is Grammatically Correct In Estonian

    Redditor u/labtec901 pointed out that Yoda's odd speaking style is correct in only one language:

    Yoda's unusual speaking style is maintained in the Estonian dubs of the movie, where it is grammatically correct.

    36 votes
  • 4
    17 VOTES

    Yoda's Toe Count Changes From One Movie To The Next

    According to Redditor u/geordienic, Yoda doesn't always have the same number of toes:

    In The Phantom Menace, Yoda has three toes. But in The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, and Revenge of the Sith, he has four.

    17 votes
  • 5
    32 VOTES

    When Yoda Ignites The Tree, It Burns In A Familiar Shape

    Redditor u/StoneSatsuma noticed a familiar shape in the burning remnants of the tree Yoda burns in The Last Jedi:

    In The Last Jedi, after Yoda destroys the tree it burns in the shape of the Jedi Order.

    32 votes
  • 6
    20 VOTES

    Yoda's Scenes In 'Phantom Menace' Are Done Via Two Actors

    You might think that Yoda's wide shots in The Phantom Menace were done via CGI, but according to Redditor u/thanksforhavingme, it was a little person:

    In Star Wars: The Phantom Menace (1999), while being puppeted by Frank Oz in close-ups, this wide shot of Yoda walking was achieved by having a little person in a Yoda costume.

    20 votes