23 Details From The "Star Wars" Movies That’ll Make You Say, “How Did I Not Notice That?”

    Carrie Fisher's dog Gary makes an appearance in The Last Jedi.

    1. First, Leia's cell number from A New Hope is the same as Finn's stormtrooper name.

    2. In Revenge of the Sith, you can spot a YT-1300 freighter — the same type of ship as the Millennium Falcon — docking.

    3. In A New Hope, Luke and Han say that they're transferring Chewbacca to Cell 1138. The number is a reference to George Lucas' first short film Electronic Labyrinth: THX-1138 4EB.

    4. Also, the numbers 1138 appear on the back of a drone Jar Jar Binks hits during battle in The Phantom Menace.

    5. At Maz Kanata's castle in The Force Awakens, one of the flags hanging outside the front door has a Mandalorian skull on it.

    6. Also, some of the flags correspond to the flags seen during the podracing scene in The Phantom Menace.

    7. In The Last Jedi, one of the aliens in the casino is holding a dog-like creature that is based on Carrie Fisher's beloved dog Gary.

    8. The dice Han Solo gives to Qi'ra, and eventually gets back from her in Solo: A Star Wars Story, can be seen hanging from the Millennium Falcon in A New Hope.

    9. In The Phantom Menace, one of the senate chambers is filled with E.T.-like aliens.

    10. In Rogue One, while looking for the Death Star plans, Jyn finds a file titled "hyperspace tracking." In The Last Jedi, Rose reveals that hyperspace tracking is new tech, meaning it was being developed years earlier.

    11. In Revenge of the Sith, you can spot R2-D2 tripping a battle droid in the background.

    12. In Rogue One, you can see a container of the infamous blue milk on the Erso family's kitchen counter.

    13. In The Empire Strikes Back, you can spot the defeated IG-88, who was hired to track down the Millennium Falcon by Darth Vader, in the scrap room on Bespin. We see IG-11, another bounty hunter droid, in The Mandalorian.

    14. One of the stormtroopers who takes Leia to Darth Vader in A New Hope has a piece of tape holding his armor together.

    15. Also in A New Hope, a stormtrooper hits their head on the door right before they find C-3PO.

    16. Daniel Craig actually played the stormtrooper that Rey uses the Force on in The Force Awakens. You can't visually spot this Easter egg.

    17. George Lucas makes a small cameo in Revenge of the Sith.

    18. Keira Knightley played one of Padme's doubles in The Phantom Menace, and she looked so much like Natalie Portman at the time that her own mom couldn't tell them apart.

    19. Pedro Pascal has not (physically) played Din Djarin in every episode of The Mandalorian. Bryce Dallas Howard — who directed Season 1, Episode 4 — confirmed that Mando was played by Brendan Wayne in that episode. The character's lines were still delivered by Pedro.

    20. In The Phantom Menace, you can see an EVA pod in Watto's junkyard. The pod was famous in 2001: A Space Odyssey.

    21. In The Force Awakens, Finn picks up a white sphere while looking for a first aid kit for Chewie. The remote controlled sphere was used by Luke during training in A New Hope.

    22. In The Empire Strikes Back, C-3PO tells Han that the Falcon has an interesting dialect. In Solo, we learn that Lando's beloved droid L3-37's consciousness was uploaded into the Falcon.

    23. And finally, in The Phantom Menace, Jabba the Hutt was created using a puppet and special effects, so he's played by "himself" in the end credits.

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