All the Easter Eggs and References (Spoilers)

Discussion in 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' started by DarthSkywalker, Dec 16, 2016.

  1. antsman41

    antsman41 Belongs To Prince

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    I love how they used extra footage from ANH for cockpit shots of the battle in the end to tie in the same 'pilots'.
     
  2. Brother Jack

    Brother Jack The Penitent Man

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    I had to do a double-take with that. It's seamlessly woven in with the new shots of the pilots.

    Also, one of the other plans Jyn mentions in the archive room is called "black sabre". I thought that might be a nod to the dark sabre.
     
  3. A Necessary Evil

    A Necessary Evil One. Bad. Day.

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    Loved seeing Mustafar again!
     
  4. scifiwolf

    scifiwolf Registered

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    Oh God I shouted at the sight of Red Leader. I was the only one in the theater. I took my whole department from work to the movie as a bit of a year end treat, and the guy next to me had no clue what I was reacting to. Lol.
     
  5. Erzengel

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    I think I caught everything but the Ghost was reportedly on Yavin 4.
     
  6. gohei_

    gohei_ Infected by Pentapox

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    That list is stupid. How is Yavin 4 considered an easter egg:huh: It would be the same as calling the Death Star an easter egg.
     
  7. Drizzle

    Drizzle I'm gonna get real weird with it

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    Not only was General Dodonna there, but I found out after the fact that he was played by Barristan Selmy from Game of Thrones.
     
  8. The Caped Knight

    The Caped Knight Shield Avenger

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    The Rebels escaping aboard the Tantive IV ship with Leia in hyperspace from a very angry Darth Vader. OMG!!!!!

    Vader's Castle on Mustafar

    Vader in a bacta tank just like his son will in Empire strikes back

    "I've Got a Bad feeling about this" references by K-2SO

    Bail Organa reprised by Jimmy Smits

    C-3po & R2-D2 appearance on Yavin 4

    Tarkin

    The X-wing pilots from A New Hope

    The Force Theme & Imperial March

    Obi-Wan references

    Kyber crystal
     
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  9. DKDetective

    DKDetective Problem Eliminator

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    I thought it looked a lot better here than in Revenge of the Sith. The way the vista looked from the windows of Vader's castle was beautiful. It makes me wish for a Disney-era version of the "duel at the volcano".
     
  10. Drizzle

    Drizzle I'm gonna get real weird with it

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    The Imperial transport that Cassian rescued Jyn from in the beginning....wasn't it basically a repurposed Republic juggernaut tank from the Clone Wars?

    [​IMG]
     
  11. RocketsNutz

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    I think you're right. I smiled when I saw it.
     
  12. GREEN =w= DAY

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    Red 5 biting the dust leaving that spot open for Luke, lol
     
  13. A Necessary Evil

    A Necessary Evil One. Bad. Day.

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    I liked the ROTS version more, but bear in mind, that wasn't the whole planet lol. There's something very symbolic about Vader making his home the place where he suffered his greatest defeat.
     
  14. Marvolo

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    Yep. That and Mustafar were nice nods to the PT.

    Liked seeing the Ghost in the battle above Scarrif. Glad to know the Ghost is still in the Rebellion at the time of ANH.
     
  15. vantheman77

    vantheman77 Superman Fan 4 Life

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    After the end of Rogue One, can you imagine if they CGI'd young Harrison Ford's face over the actor chosen to play a younger version in the upcoming stand alone movie?

    Now we know the fate of Star Wars Rebels, but I wonder if not everyone has made it to Rogue One.
     
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    When did they make a reference to obi wan? Is it when organa says something about trusting his life? I didn't catch what he said because of this couple next to me talking
     
  17. A Necessary Evil

    A Necessary Evil One. Bad. Day.

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    Anakin's char-grilled body, as well. Yes, I know they couldn't have chosen a different design as is, but they still could've just not shown it at all.
     
  18. titansupes

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    Yep, Bail's talking about sending someone to pick up an old ally (Obi-Wan), and Mothma says she hopes he has someone in mind that he trusts. He says "I would trust her with my life" (Leia).
     
  19. Greens

    Greens I am Danny DeVito

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    Speaking of the Imperial work camp, I loved the way those stormtroopers sat in that transport. They looked defeated and bored.
     
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    ^ Yeah, I liked that, too.
     
  21. danoyse

    danoyse Snikt. Stab. Repeat.

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    Two stormtroopers were talking about a T-15 blaster model being retired because it was obsolete (right before Baze attacks them on the beach). The two stormtroopers near Ben when he was disabling the tractor beam in ANH were talking about the new version.
     
  22. gohei_

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    Don't you mean aircraft? As in T-16 Skyhopper?
     
  23. Timebomb

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    Yup saw it as well. Seeing Evazen and Ponda Baba was awesome.
     
  24. RocketsNutz

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    Did anyone else think they heard Freddie Prince Jr. aka Kanan as one of the background voices on Yavin? Could very well be my imagination.

    So yeah DarkSaber was one of the project names.. reference to the book. What about any of those other projects?
     
  25. danoyse

    danoyse Snikt. Stab. Repeat.

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    That's right, it was the Skyhopper.
     

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