History Film / TheEmpireStrikesBack

20th Feb '17 4:29:22 AM DariusAngel
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* DamageControl: Han and Chewbacca are shown trying to get a malfunctioning hyperdrive online while being pounded by Imperial Star Destroyers. In fact, [[RunningGag they spend the entire film]] trying to get the thing to work. It takes a stopover at Cloud City to finally get it repaired, and even then it's sabotaged again to prevent their escape. It is only thanks to R2 that the hyperdrive's finally online could the heroes escape in time, much to everyone's complete surprise.

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* DamageControl: Han and Chewbacca are shown trying to get a malfunctioning hyperdrive online while being pounded by Imperial Star Destroyers. In fact, [[RunningGag they spend the entire film]] trying to get the thing to work. It takes a stopover at Cloud City to finally get it repaired, and even then it's sabotaged again to prevent their escape. It is only thanks to R2 that the hyperdrive's hyperdrive is finally online could fixed, allowing the heroes to escape in time, much to everyone's complete surprise.
12th Feb '17 5:22:22 PM DustSnitch
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12th Feb '17 5:22:21 PM DustSnitch
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* RightInFrontOfMe: Luke's patience is tested to the breaking point by a little troll who turns out to be Jedi Grand Master Yoda. Luke is nothing but respectful towards Master Yoda while talking about him (although the latter is a bit upset about the "great warrior" description), but his lack of patience with the apparent simpleton does nothing to impress.
11th Feb '17 10:02:30 PM DustSnitch
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* TrainingFromHell: Fond of it, Yoda is. ''And'' steal your lunch, he will. Heck, Yoda even lampshades it, when Luke says he's not afraid.

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* TrainingFromHell: Fond of it, Luke's training with Yoda is. ''And'' steal your lunch, he will.is noticeably more difficult than his training under Obi-Wan, due to the time constraints and pressure enforced by the looming threat of Darth Vader. Heck, Yoda even lampshades it, when Luke says he's not afraid.
9th Feb '17 4:00:44 PM DustSnitch
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* SwampsAreEvil: Played with: Yoda lives in a swamp, but there's also a cave that is strong in the dark side.
9th Feb '17 2:13:42 PM DustSnitch
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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: The fact that Vader ''doesn't'' kill any of his subordinates after the ''Falcon'' escapes again is a ''huge'' surprise to his crew, whose faces shift from terrified to confused as he just walks away sadly.

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* OOCIsSeriousBusiness: OOCIsSeriousBusiness:
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The fact that Vader ''doesn't'' kill any of his subordinates after the ''Falcon'' escapes again is a ''huge'' surprise to his crew, whose faces shift from terrified to confused as he just walks away sadly.



* PsychologicalTormentZone: The cave on Dagobah forces Luke to face Darth Vader and then see his own face within Vader's mask, forcing Luke to question himself.



* PunchClockVillain: Captain Needa and perhaps Admiral Piett as well.



* RedShirt: Luke’s gunner, Dak, who [[TemptingFate tempts fate]] by saying he feels he can take on the Empire alone. Luke feels the same way. Guess who gets to actually do it …
* RegretfulTraitor: When the Empire arrives in Cloud City, Lando is forced to betray Han, Leia, and Chewie by having Han frozen in carbonite. He later makes up for what he did by giving Leia and Chewie time to escape.
9th Feb '17 9:34:04 AM ashlay
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All characters tropes should go on '''the ''Star Wars'' [[Characters/StarWars character pages]]'''. The characters from ''The Empire Strikes Back'' are listed below with the character page they are currently on.

[[folder:Characters in ''The Empire Strikes Back'']]
* [[Characters/StarWarsRebelAlliance Rebel Alliance]]: K3-PO
** [[Characters/StarWarsRebelHeroes Rebel Alliance Heroes]]: '''Chewbacca, C-3PO, R2-D2, and Lando Calrissian'''.
*** '''[[Characters/StarWarsLukeSkywalker Luke Skywalker]]'''
*** '''[[Characters/StarWarsLeiaOrgana Leia Organa]]'''
*** '''[[Characters/StarWarsHanSolo Han Solo]]'''
** [[Characters/StarWarsRebelAllianceAndNewRepublicStarfighterCorps Rebel Alliance Starfighter Corps]]: Wedge Antilles, Rogue Squadron (Zev Senesca, Hobbie Klivian, Dak Ralter, and Wes Janson).
** [[Characters/StarWarsRebelAllianceAndNewRepublicArmy Rebel Alliance Army]]: General Carlist Rieekan.
* [[Characters/StarWarsGalacticEmpire Galactic Empire]]: First Galactic Empire.
** '''[[Characters/StarWarsDarthVaderAndServants Darth Vader and Servants]]'''
** [[Characters/StarWarsEmperorPalpatine Emperor Palpatine]]
** [[Characters/StarWarsImperialNavy Imperial Navy]]: TIE Pilots, Navy Troopers, and Imperial Crewmen.
** [[Characters/StarWarsImperialArmy Imperial Army]]: Stormtroopers and Imperial Combat Drivers.
* [[Characters/StarWarsJediCouncil Jedi Council]]: '''Yoda''', Obi-Wan "Old Ben" Kenobi.
* [[Characters/StarWarsBountyHuntersAndMercenaries Bounty Hunters and Mercenaries]]: Boba Fett, Bossk, Dengar, IG-88, Zuckuss, and 4-LOM.
* [[Characters/StarWarsOuterRimTerritories Outer Rim Territories]]: Lobot.
* [[Characters/StarWarsCreatures Creatures]]: Mynock and Space Slugs.
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4th Feb '17 10:48:11 PM DustSnitch
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In the aftermath of the destruction of the Death Star, the Rebels have holed up in a remote location on the icy barren world of Hoth. Luke sees a vision of Obi-Wan instructing him to search for another surviving Jedi master named Yoda. The Empire discovers their base and weeds them out via a vicious assault. Upon evacuation, Han struggles to stay ahead of the pursuing imperial forces to protect Leia while Luke goes to train with Yoda. Each story pushes the characters to their limits both physically and emotionally, dealing with deceptive allies and Luke coming to understand some bitter truths in a showdown with Darth Vader.



In the aftermath of the destruction of the Death Star, the Rebels have holed up in a remote location on the icy barren world of Hoth. Luke sees a vision of Obi-Wan instructing him to search for another surviving Jedi master named Yoda. The Empire discovers their base and weeds them out via a vicious assault. Upon evacuation, Han struggles to stay ahead of the pursuing imperial forces to protect Leia while Luke goes to train with Yoda. Each story pushes the characters to their limits both physically and emotionally, dealing with deceptive allies and Luke coming to understand some bitter truths in a showdown with Darth Vader.

31st Jan '17 11:55:24 AM DustSnitch
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* [[Characters/StarWarsOuterRimTerritories Outer Rim Territories]]: Lobot

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* [[Characters/StarWarsOuterRimTerritories Outer Rim Territories]]: LobotLobot.
30th Jan '17 5:43:14 PM DustSnitch
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All characters tropes should go on '''the ''Star Wars'' [[Characters/StarWars character pages]]'''. The characters from ''The Empire Strikes Back'' are listed below with the character page they are currently on.

[[folder:Characters in ''The Empire Strikes Back'']]
* [[Characters/StarWarsRebelAlliance Rebel Alliance]]: K3-PO
** [[Characters/StarWarsRebelHeroes Rebel Alliance Heroes]]: '''Chewbacca, C-3PO, R2-D2, and Lando Calrissian'''.
*** '''[[Characters/StarWarsLukeSkywalker Luke Skywalker]]'''
*** '''[[Characters/StarWarsLeiaOrgana Leia Organa]]'''
*** '''[[Characters/StarWarsHanSolo Han Solo]]'''
** [[Characters/StarWarsRebelAllianceAndNewRepublicStarfighterCorps Rebel Alliance Starfighter Corps]]: Wedge Antilles, Rogue Squadron (Zev Senesca, Hobbie Klivian, Dak Ralter, and Wes Janson).
** [[Characters/StarWarsRebelAllianceAndNewRepublicArmy Rebel Alliance Army]]: General Carlist Rieekan.
* [[Characters/StarWarsGalacticEmpire Galactic Empire]]: First Galactic Empire.
** '''[[Characters/StarWarsDarthVaderAndServants Darth Vader and Servants]]'''
** [[Characters/StarWarsEmperorPalpatine Emperor Palpatine]]
** [[Characters/StarWarsImperialNavy Imperial Navy]]: TIE Pilots, Navy Troopers, and Imperial Crewmen.
** [[Characters/StarWarsImperialArmy Imperial Army]]: Stormtroopers and Imperial Combat Drivers.
* [[Characters/StarWarsJediCouncil Jedi Council]]: '''Yoda''', Obi-Wan "Old Ben" Kenobi.
* [[Characters/StarWarsBountyHuntersAndMercenaries Bounty Hunters and Mercenaries]]: Boba Fett, Bossk, Dengar, IG-88, Zuckuss, and 4-LOM.
* [[Characters/StarWarsOuterRimTerritories Outer Rim Territories]]: Lobot
* [[Characters/StarWarsCreatures Creatures]]: Mynock and Space Slugs.
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