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* During the battle on Endor, Leia is wounded, and they are cornered by two Stormtroopers while Han is huddled over her making sure she's alright. As the Stormtroopers order Han to put his hands up, he sees that Leia has discretely drawn her sidearm ([[CallBack not entirely unlike how Han once did when cornered in a bar on Tatooine...]])

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* During the battle on Endor, Leia is wounded, and they are cornered by two Stormtroopers while Han is huddled over her making sure she's alright. As the Stormtroopers order Han to put his hands up, he sees that Leia has discretely discreetly drawn her sidearm ([[CallBack not entirely unlike how Han once did when cornered in a bar on Tatooine...]])


-->'''Vader:''' No... NOOO!

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-->'''Vader:''' No... NOOO![[BigNo NOOOOOOOOOOO!]]



* During the Battle of Endor, the A-Wing of Arvel Crynyd, aka Green Leader, gets shot down. As his ship begins to break apart, the pilot manages to [[RammingAlwaysWorks crash it clean through]] the bridge of the ''Executor'', [[TakingYouWithMe causing it to lose all control and smash into the Death Star, and managing to kill Admiral Piett and Commander Gherant]]. ''Best. Death. Ever.''

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* During the Battle of Endor, the A-Wing of Arvel Crynyd, aka Green Leader, gets shot down. As his ship begins to break apart, the pilot manages to [[RammingAlwaysWorks crash it clean through]] the bridge of the ''Executor'', [[TakingYouWithMe causing it to lose all control and smash into the Death Star, and managing to kill Admiral Piett and Commander Gherant]].Gherant in the process]]. ''Best. Death. Ever.''



--> '''Admiral Piett: [[SuddenlyShouting Intensify forward firepower!]]

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--> '''Admiral Piett: Piett:''' [[SuddenlyShouting Intensify forward firepower!]]



** Not only that, but according to the ExpandedUniverse, after the battle there was an ''award'' named after the pilot called the Crynyd Award, given for conspicuous bravery in space combat.

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** Not only that, was Arvel Crynyd's final moment of defiance amazing in every way, but according to the ExpandedUniverse, after the battle there was an ''award'' named after the pilot called the Crynyd Award, given for conspicuous bravery in space combat.


* During the Battle of Endor, Green Leader aka Arvel Crynyd's fighter gets shot down. As his ship begins to break apart, the pilot manages to [[RammingAlwaysWorks crash it clean through]] the bridge of the ''Executor'', [[TakingYouWithMe causing it to lose all control and smash into the Death Star, and managing to kill Admiral Piett and Commander Gherant]]. ''Best. Death. Ever.''

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* During the Battle of Endor, the A-Wing of Arvel Crynyd, aka Green Leader aka Arvel Crynyd's fighter Leader, gets shot down. As his ship begins to break apart, the pilot manages to [[RammingAlwaysWorks crash it clean through]] the bridge of the ''Executor'', [[TakingYouWithMe causing it to lose all control and smash into the Death Star, and managing to kill Admiral Piett and Commander Gherant]]. ''Best. Death. Ever.''''
** Commander Gherant's total "Oh God, we're dead!" moment while Piett is shouting to "intensify the forward batteries" of the ''Executor'' and Gherant sees off in the distance the out of control A-Wing coming straight for them. And then Piett's quick OhCrap moment when he sees the A-Wing. Watching these usually composed officers shit their pants is equal parts hilarious and satisfying.
--> '''Bridge Officer:''' Sir! We've lost the bridge's deflector shields!
--> '''Admiral Piett:''' Intensify the forward batteries, [[TemptingFate I don't want anything to get through.]]
--> ''(Meanwhile, Arvel Crynyd's A-Wing is shot, and he is sent spiraling toward the Executor's bridge.)''
--> '''Commander Gherant:''' ''(points at the incoming wildly-spinning A-wing fearfully, which Piett fails to notice)''
--> '''Admiral Piett: [[SuddenlyShouting Intensify forward firepower!]]
--> '''Arvel Crynyd:''' AAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHH!!!
--> '''Commander Gherant:''' '''''TOO LATE!!!'''''
--> ''(Gherant runs away and Piett looks at him in confusion before seeing the A-Wing. Piett reacts hilariously and bolts away too, and both dive away from the window as the A-Wing crashes into the bridge and kills everyone aboard.)''



** NOBODY in the Rebel Alliance can claim they singlehandedly shot down not only a Super Star Destroyer, but Darth Vader's personal flagship. In an A-Wing. Without firing a shot. Nobody except Arvel Crynyd.

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** NOBODY in the Rebel Alliance can claim they singlehandedly shot down not only a Super Star Destroyer, but Darth ''Darth Vader's personal flagship. flagship.'' In an A-Wing. Without firing a shot. Nobody except Arvel Crynyd.



** Commander Gherant's total "Oh God, we're dead!" moment while Piett's shouting to "intensify the forward batteries" of the ''Executor'' and Gherant sees off in the distance the out of control A-Wing coming straight for them.
-->'''Piett:''' ''Intensify forward firepower!''
-->'''Arvel Crynyd:''' AAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHH!!!!!
-->'''Gherant:''' '''''TOO LATE!'''''
-->''(Piett and Gherant dive for cover as the A-Wing crashes into the bridge and kills everyone aboard.)''


-->'''Carrie Fisher''': Tell them that a giant slug captured me and forced me to wear that stupid outfit, and then I killed him because I didnít like it. And then I took it off. Backstage.

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-->'''Carrie Fisher''': Fisher:''' Tell them that a giant slug captured me and forced me to wear that stupid outfit, and then I killed him because I didnít like it. And then I took it off. Backstage.



-->'''Han''': [[MeaningfulEcho I love you.]]
-->'''[[ActionGirl Leia]]''': [[PreAssKickingOneLiner I know.]]

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-->'''Han''': -->'''Han:''' [[MeaningfulEcho I love you.]]
-->'''[[ActionGirl Leia]]''': Leia]]:''' [[PreAssKickingOneLiner I know.]]



-->'''Vader''': No... NOOO!

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-->'''Vader''': -->'''Vader:''' No... NOOO!



-->'''Palpatine''': Release me. Vader, I command you! Put me down!
-->'''Vader''': I will: down the core shaft. Down to your death!
-->'''Palpatine''': Vader, I am your master!
-->'''Vader''': Darth Vader's Master. But not Anakin Skywalker's!

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-->'''Palpatine''': -->'''Palpatine:''' Release me. Vader, I command you! Put me down!
-->'''Vader''': -->'''Vader:''' I will: down the core shaft. Down to your death!
-->'''Palpatine''': -->'''Palpatine:''' Vader, I am your master!
-->'''Vader''': -->'''Vader:''' Darth Vader's Master. But not Anakin Skywalker's!



--> '''Lando''': Yes, I said '''''closer!''''' Move as close you can, and engage those Star Destroyers at point blank range!
--> '''Ackbar''': At that range we won't last long against those Star Destroyers!
--> '''Lando''': We'll last longer than we will against that '''Death Star'''! ''And we might just take a few of them with us!''

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--> '''Lando''': '''Lando:''' Yes, I said '''''closer!''''' Move as close you can, and engage those Star Destroyers at point blank range!
--> '''Ackbar''': '''Ackbar:''' At that range we won't last long against those Star Destroyers!
--> '''Lando''': '''Lando:''' We'll last longer than we will against that '''Death Star'''! ''And we might just take a few of them with us!''



-->'''Piett''': ''Intensify forward firepower!''
-->'''Arvel Crynyd''': AAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHH!!!!!
-->'''Gherant''': '''''TOO LATE!'''''

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-->'''Piett''': -->'''Piett:''' ''Intensify forward firepower!''
-->'''Arvel Crynyd''': Crynyd:''' AAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHH!!!!!
-->'''Gherant''': -->'''Gherant:''' '''''TOO LATE!'''''



-->'''Lando''': [[BattleCry YAA-HAH!!]]

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-->'''Lando''': -->'''Lando:''' [[BattleCry YAA-HAH!!]]


-->'''Carrie Fisher:''' Tell them that a giant slug captured me and forced me to wear that stupid outfit, and then I killed him because I didnít like it. And then I took it off. Backstage.

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-->'''Carrie Fisher:''' Fisher''': Tell them that a giant slug captured me and forced me to wear that stupid outfit, and then I killed him because I didnít like it. And then I took it off. Backstage.



-->'''Han:''' [[MeaningfulEcho I love you.]]
-->'''[[ActionGirl Leia]]:''' [[PreAssKickingOneLiner I know.]]

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-->'''Han:''' -->'''Han''': [[MeaningfulEcho I love you.]]
-->'''[[ActionGirl Leia]]:''' Leia]]''': [[PreAssKickingOneLiner I know.]]



-->'''Vader:''' No... NOOO!

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-->'''Vader:''' -->'''Vader''': No... NOOO!



-->'''Palpatine:''' Release me. Vader, I command you! Put me down!
-->'''Vader:''' I will: down the core shaft. Down to your death!
-->'''Palpatine:''' Vader, I am your master!
-->'''Vader:''' Darth Vader's Master. But not Anakin Skywalker's!

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-->'''Palpatine:''' -->'''Palpatine''': Release me. Vader, I command you! Put me down!
-->'''Vader:''' -->'''Vader''': I will: down the core shaft. Down to your death!
-->'''Palpatine:''' -->'''Palpatine''': Vader, I am your master!
-->'''Vader:''' -->'''Vader''': Darth Vader's Master. But not Anakin Skywalker's!



--> '''Lando:''' Yes, I said '''''closer!''''' Move as close you can, and engage those Star Destroyers at point blank range!

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--> '''Lando:''' '''Lando''': Yes, I said '''''closer!''''' Move as close you can, and engage those Star Destroyers at point blank range!



-->'''Piett:''' ''Intensify forward firepower!''
-->'''Arvel Crynyd:''' AAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHH!!!!!
-->'''Gherant:''' '''''TOO LATE!'''''

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-->'''Piett:''' -->'''Piett''': ''Intensify forward firepower!''
-->'''Arvel Crynyd:''' Crynyd''': AAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHH!!!!!
-->'''Gherant:''' -->'''Gherant''': '''''TOO LATE!'''''



-->'''Lando:''' [[BattleCry YAA-HAH!!]]

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-->'''Lando:''' -->'''Lando''': [[BattleCry YAA-HAH!!]]


** All the way from the start of the trilogy, Yoda and Obi-wan have kept the same plan and message: Luke ''must'' kill his father and the Emperor in order to win. Not only does he not kill either of them, but in ultimately redeeming Anakin he finds a way to finally bring balance to the force and proves that for all their mastery they were ''wrong''.

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** All the way from the start of the trilogy, Yoda and Obi-wan Obi-Wan have kept the same plan and message: Luke ''must'' kill his father and the Emperor in order to win. Not only does he not kill either of them, but in ultimately redeeming Anakin he finds a way to finally bring balance to the force and proves that for all their mastery they were ''wrong''.



* The Force Lightning assault has to be one for Palpatine. He shows up in the movie, and he's just a frail old man. Everyone is terrified of him, but you're never sure why. Then Luke throws his offer back in his face, and: "If you will not be turned...you will be DESTROYED!".

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* The Force Lightning assault has to be one for Palpatine. He shows up in the movie, and he's just a frail old man. Everyone is terrified of him, but you're never sure why. Then Luke throws his offer back in his face, and: "If you will not be turned...you will be DESTROYED!".DESTROYED!"



* Flying '''[[AirstrikeImpossible into]]''' the Death Star is crazy enough, but then the ''[=TIE=] Fighters'' come in after them.
* During the Battle of Endor, Green Leader aka Arvel Crynyd's fighter gets shot down. As his ship begins to break apart, the pilot manages to [[RammingAlwaysWorks crash it clean through]] the bridge of the ''Executor'', [[TakingYouWithMe causing it to lose all control and smash into the Death Star]]. ''Best. Death. Ever.''

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* Flying '''[[AirstrikeImpossible into]]''' the Death Star is crazy enough, but then the a pair of ''[=TIE=] Fighters'' Interceptors'' come in after them.
* During the Battle of Endor, Green Leader aka Arvel Crynyd's fighter gets shot down. As his ship begins to break apart, the pilot manages to [[RammingAlwaysWorks crash it clean through]] the bridge of the ''Executor'', [[TakingYouWithMe causing it to lose all control and smash into the Death Star]].Star, and managing to kill Admiral Piett and Commander Gherant]]. ''Best. Death. Ever.''



** NOBODY in the Rebel Alliance can claim they singlehandedly shot down not only a Super Star Destroyer, but Darth Vader's personal flagship. In an A Wing. Without firing a shot. Nobody except Arvel Crynyd.

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** NOBODY in the Rebel Alliance can claim they singlehandedly shot down not only a Super Star Destroyer, but Darth Vader's personal flagship. In an A Wing.A-Wing. Without firing a shot. Nobody except Arvel Crynyd.



* Watching the ''Executor'', a ship so large it literally overshadowed the Star Destroyers from ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'', get destroyed by plummeting into the Death Star, with the bridge crew of Ackbar's ship cheering triumphantly. Admiral Ackbar himself is in complete disbelief and just slumps into his chair slack-jawed as he watches.

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* Watching the ''Executor'', a ship so large it literally overshadowed the Star Destroyers from ''Film/TheEmpireStrikesBack'', get destroyed by plummeting into the Death Star, with the bridge crew of Ackbar's ship cheering triumphantly. Admiral Ackbar himself is in complete disbelief and just slumps into his chair slack-jawed as he watches.watches the ''Executor'' slam into the Death Star and go up in a ''massive'' mushroom cloud.



** Commander Gherant's total "Oh God we're dead" moment while Piett's shouting to "intensify the forward batteries" of the ''Executor'' and Gherant sees off in the distance the out of control A-Wing coming straight for them.
-->'''Piett:''' ''Intensify the forward firepower!''

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** Commander Gherant's total "Oh God God, we're dead" dead!" moment while Piett's shouting to "intensify the forward batteries" of the ''Executor'' and Gherant sees off in the distance the out of control A-Wing coming straight for them.
-->'''Piett:''' ''Intensify the forward firepower!''firepower!''
-->'''Arvel Crynyd:''' AAAAAAAAAAAAAHHHHH!!!!!


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-->''(Piett and Gherant dive for cover as the A-Wing crashes into the bridge and kills everyone aboard.)''


** Speaking of Wedge and the second Death Star run, there's something to be said for his [[TheStoic icy cool composure]] during the entire battle. Note that when he and Lando are setting up for their attack run on the power core, his acknowledgement of Lando's directions is a calm "[[PreemptiveDeclaration I'm already on my way out.]]" That he'll succeed on his attack, with a pair of Imperial fighters still trying to run them down, and make it back out before the whole thing cooks off isn't even a question, it's a fact. He's gonna grab some smokes on the way back to base if you want anything.
** And let's not forget the way the second Death Star's explosion sequence. In ''A New Hope,'' the original Death Star blew up instantly, accompanied by intensifying music until suddenly it burst apart in a ball of flame. Here, the second Death Star begins to slowly collapse after Wedge and Lando destroyed the reactor. Admiral Ackbar ordering the fleet to move away from the Death Star. Luke exiting the Death Star hangar as it begins to fall apart, flying out just as the hangar blows up with only seconds to spare. Wedge flying out of the Death Star. Then Lando coming out just before he and the ''Millennium Falcon'' are consumed by flame, and then... '''''KABOOM.''''' Combined with a teaser explosion right before the Death Star is obliterated in a massive fireball, this has to be the beautiful CGI explosion in movie history ever. Forget Michael Bay, this was the EarthShatteringKaboom to end it all. The greatest victory of the Rebel Alliance.

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** Speaking of Wedge and the second Death Star run, there's something to be said for his [[TheStoic icy cool composure]] during the entire battle. Note that when he and Lando are setting up for their attack run on the power core, his acknowledgement of Lando's directions is a calm "[[PreemptiveDeclaration I'm already on my way out.]]" That he'll succeed on his attack, with a pair of Imperial fighters TIE Interceptors still trying to run them down, and make it back out before the whole thing cooks off isn't even a question, it's a fact. He's gonna grab some smokes on the way back to base if you want anything.
** And let's not forget the way the second Death Star's explosion sequence. sequence plays out. In ''A New Hope,'' the original Death Star blew up instantly, accompanied by intensifying music until before it suddenly it burst apart in a ball of flame. Here, the second Death Star begins to slowly collapse after Wedge and Lando destroyed destroy the reactor. Admiral Ackbar ordering the fleet to move away from the Death Star. receding battle station. Luke exiting the Death Star hangar as it begins to fall apart, flying out just as the hangar blows goes up in flames with only seconds to spare. Wedge flying out of the Death Star. Then Lando coming out just before he and the ''Millennium Falcon'' are consumed by flame, and then... '''''KABOOM.''''' Combined with a teaser explosion right before the Death Star is obliterated in a massive fireball, as well as the Praxis shockwave, this has to be the beautiful CGI explosion in movie history ever. Forget Michael Bay, this was the EarthShatteringKaboom to end it all. The greatest victory of the Rebel Alliance.

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** And let's not forget the way the second Death Star's explosion sequence. In ''A New Hope,'' the original Death Star blew up instantly, accompanied by intensifying music until suddenly it burst apart in a ball of flame. Here, the second Death Star begins to slowly collapse after Wedge and Lando destroyed the reactor. Admiral Ackbar ordering the fleet to move away from the Death Star. Luke exiting the Death Star hangar as it begins to fall apart, flying out just as the hangar blows up with only seconds to spare. Wedge flying out of the Death Star. Then Lando coming out just before he and the ''Millennium Falcon'' are consumed by flame, and then... '''''KABOOM.''''' Combined with a teaser explosion right before the Death Star is obliterated in a massive fireball, this has to be the beautiful CGI explosion in movie history ever. Forget Michael Bay, this was the EarthShatteringKaboom to end it all. The greatest victory of the Rebel Alliance.


* Moff Tiaan Jerjerrod gets a minor one in a deleted scene. The Emperor orders him to destroy the Endor moon in case the rebels manage to destroy the shield generator. Jerjerrod protests the order as they have several forces on the moon. Sure, he reluctantly complies when ordered further, but the fact that he dared to talk back to [[TheDreaded The Emperor]] at all says something.
* During their lightsaber duel, Luke jumps onto an overhead platform. Vader, having learned from Mustafar, elects to throw his lightsaber rather than jump after him.



-->"Give yourself to the Dark Side. It is the only way you can save your friends. Yes, your thoughts betray you. Your feelings for them are strong. Especially for... Sister. So, you have a twin sister. Your feelings have now betrayed her too. Obi-Wan was wise to hide her from me. Now his failure is complete. If you will not turn to the Dark Side, then ''perhaps she will''."

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-->"Give --> "Give yourself to the Dark Side. It is the only way you can save your friends. Yes, your thoughts betray you. Your feelings for them are strong. Especially for... Sister. So, you have a twin sister. Your feelings have now betrayed her too. Obi-Wan was wise to hide her from me. Now his failure is complete. If you will not turn to the Dark Side, then ''perhaps she will''."



* Obi-Wan's seemingly nonsensical line in Episode IV to Han and in turn the crew "There are alternatives to fighting" finally come to pass 4 years later, Luke didn't beat Palpatine by a lightsaber, he found an alternative way to beat him by proudly proclaiming he was a Jedi like his father before him. Somewhere in the deep recesses of Obi-Wan's Force spirit must have been smiling. BadassPacifist at its finest.
* Jerjerrod gets a minor one in a deleted scene. The Emperor orders him to destroy the Endor moon in case the rebels manage to destroy the shield generator. Jerjerrod protests the order as they have several forces on the moon. Sure, he reluctantly complies when ordered further, but the fact that he dared to talk back to [[TheDreaded The Emperor]] at all says something.
* During their lightsaber duel, Luke jumps onto an overhead platform. Vader, having learned from Mustafar, elects to throw his lightsaber rather than jump after him.
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* Obi-Wan's seemingly nonsensical line in Episode IV to Han and in turn the crew "There are alternatives to fighting" finally come to pass 4 years later, Luke didn't beat Palpatine by a lightsaber, he found an alternative way to beat him by proudly proclaiming he was a Jedi like his father before him. Somewhere in the deep recesses of Obi-Wan's Force spirit must have been smiling. BadassPacifist at its finest. \n* Jerjerrod gets a minor one in a deleted scene. The Emperor orders him to destroy the Endor moon in case the rebels manage to destroy the shield generator. Jerjerrod protests the order as they have several forces on the moon. Sure, he reluctantly complies when ordered further, but the fact that he dared to talk back to [[TheDreaded The Emperor]] at all says something.\n* During their lightsaber duel, Luke jumps onto an overhead platform. Vader, having learned from Mustafar, elects to throw his lightsaber rather than jump after him.\n----

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** "So be it... ''Jedi''." Palpatine's ''pissed,'' but even he has to take one moment to acknowledge Luke's awesomeness.

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*** In particular, the legendary [[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ONDQVeoKiZw SB.19]]. ''Months'' of painstaking work. Less than four seconds of footage. ''Absolutely WorthIt!''


* Luke gives his father a [[VikingFuneral proper send-off]], while the magical musical Force theme plays for the last time, and then we see the rebels and Ewoks (and in the HD remake, civilizations throughout the galaxy) celebrating freedom. And two Jedi ghosts watch in approval...and then a ''third'' Jedi joins them: the final proof of Anakin's redemption.

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* Luke gives his father a [[VikingFuneral proper send-off]], while the magical musical Force theme plays for the last time, and then we see the rebels and Ewoks (and in the HD remake, civilizations throughout the galaxy) celebrating freedom. And two Jedi ghosts as Force spirits watch in approval...and then a ''third'' Jedi joins them: the final proof of Anakin's redemption.



* Obi-Wan's seemingly nonsensical line in Episode IV to Han and in turn the crew "There are alternatives to fighting" finally come to pass 4 years later, Luke didn't beat Palpatine by a lightsaber, he found an alternative way to beat him by proudly proclaiming he was a Jedi like his father before him. Somewhere in the deep recesses of The Force Obi-Wan's ghost must have been smiling. BadassPacifist at its finest.

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* Obi-Wan's seemingly nonsensical line in Episode IV to Han and in turn the crew "There are alternatives to fighting" finally come to pass 4 years later, Luke didn't beat Palpatine by a lightsaber, he found an alternative way to beat him by proudly proclaiming he was a Jedi like his father before him. Somewhere in the deep recesses of The Force Obi-Wan's ghost Force spirit must have been smiling. BadassPacifist at its finest.


** NOBODY in the Rebel Alliance can claim they singlehandedly shot down not only a Super Star Destroyer, but Darth Vader's personal flagship. In an A Wing. Without firing a shot. Nobody except Arvel Crynyd.



** Special mention goes to Arvel Crynyd for single-handedly shooting down the Executor Super Star Destroyer. In an A Wing. Without firing a shot. One can only imagine the notch he would carve on his ship after that feat were he still alive.

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**Special mention goes to Arvel Crynyd for single-handedly shooting down the Executor Super Star Destroyer. In an A Wing. Without firing a shot. One can only imagine the notch he would carve on his ship after that feat were he still alive.

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** Jabba gets some points here too. While everyone is ducking for cover, he just laughs at Leia's audacity and throws in some extra money. It's not even half the increase Leia asked for, he's pretty much just tipping her for being his kind of scum! You have to admit, that is pretty ballsy.

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