film directed by Richard Marquand
and written by George Lucas
and Lawrence Kasdan
. It is the third film released in the Star Wars
saga, and the sixth in terms of the series' internal chronology. It is the first film to use THX
The film is set approximately one year after Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back
Because he's holding a thermal detonator!
It's against my programming to impersonate a deity.
I'm rather embarrassed, General Solo, but it seems you are to be the main course at a banquet in my honor.
Artoo, why did you have to be so brave?
How could they be jamming us if they don't know... that we're coming... Break off the attack, the shield is still up. (Wedge Antillies, Red Leader: I get no reading, are you sure?) Pull up! All craft pull up!
[Fighters coming in!] Accelerate to attack speed, try and draw their fire away from the cruisers.
Don't worry, my friends are down there. They'll have that shield down on time... (to himself) or this'll be the shortest offensive of all time.
That blast came from the Death Star II|Death Star! That thing's operational!
Han will have that shield down, we've gotta give him more time!
Come on, Han, old buddy, don't let me down.