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Poll: Most Memorable 'Star Wars' Moment (Original Trilogy)

Which of these memorable moments from the original Star Wars trilogy is your favorite? Discuss your favorite moment here

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    Carrie Fisher, David Prowse, and Al Lampert in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

    [opening scene] The Rebel Ship is being overtaken by the Imperial Cruiser/Darth Vader makes his first appearance, striding through the smoke filled doorway of the Tantive. (Episode IV: A New Hope)
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    Mark Hamill in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

    After an argument with his uncle Owen, Luke storms out of the house looking out at Tatooine’s two setting suns in the distance. (Episode IV: A New Hope)
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    #3

    An escape plan backfires as Luke, Leia, Han, and Chewie are trapped in a trash compactor. (Episode IV: A New Hope)
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    Anthony Daniels and Carrie Fisher in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

    The Death Star destroying Princess Leia's home planet Alderaan. (Episode IV: A New Hope)
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    #5

    "Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope." Princess Leia's message to Obi-Wan. (Episode IV: A New Hope)
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    Harrison Ford in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

    The bar scene where Han Solo shoots Greedo first. (Episode IV: A New Hope)
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    Luke and Leia swing to freedom. (Episode IV: A New Hope)
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    Mark Hamill in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

    Luke returns to his burning home to find his aunt and uncle have been killed. (Episode IV: A New Hope)
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    Alec Guinness in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

    Obi-Wan sacrifices himself to the Force and allows Darth Vader to strike him down on the first Death Star. (Episode IV: A New Hope)
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    Luke uses the Force to destroy the Death Star. (Episode IV: A New Hope)
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    Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, and Peter Mayhew in Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)

    [ending scene] Han Solo, Luke and Chewbacca honored. (Episode IV: A New Hope)
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    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

    First appearance of the Imperial walkers at the Battle of Hoth. (Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
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    Harrison Ford in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

    On Hoth, Han Solo cuts open a tauntaun to keep Luke warm until he could built a better shelter. (Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
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    Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

    Han Solo and Leia's first kiss. (Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
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    Mark Hamill in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

    Luke's vision on Dagobah of beheading Darth Vader, only to find his own face in the mask. (Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
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    David Prowse in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

    [Darth Vader reveals he is Luke's father.] Darth Vader: No. *I* am your father. (Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
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    Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

    [Leia and Han share a passionate kiss before Han is dragged towards the freezing chamber by the imperials] Princess Leia: I love you. Han Solo: I know. (Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
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    Frank Oz in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

    Yoda uses the Force to lift Luke’s X-Wing out of the swampy bog on Dagobah. (Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back)
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    Phil Tippett in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

    Luke's battle with the rancor. (Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)
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    Anthony Daniels, Carrie Fisher, David Alan Barclay, Michael Carter, Toby Philpott, and Tim Rose in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

    Leia chokes Jabba the Hutt with her chained leash and kills him. (Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)
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    Alec Guinness and Mark Hamill in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

    Obi Wan tells Luke about Anakin's turn to the dark side. (Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)
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    David Prowse in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

    The death of Darth Vader/Anakin Skywalker. (Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)
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    Billy Dee Williams in Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

    Lando and Wedge lead a final attack on the Death Star, successfully destroying it. (Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)
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    Ian McDiarmid in Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983)

    "So be it, Jedi." The Emperor uses the "dark" force (in the form of lightning) when Luke refuses join him. (Episode VI: Return of the Jedi)

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