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    Junk IG-88 in ESB

    It's been a little over three months now and I decided today was the day to introduce my baby to the original trilogy. Pointing out all the important scenes. You know, the ones with Boba Fett. Anyways, you see IG-88 during the bounty hunter meeting, of course. However, I also noticed another "junk" IG-88 droid in the junk room at Bespin when Chewie was looking for 3-PO. I never caught it before, maybe I'm just slow on picking this up. Anyone else ever noticed it?

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    REALLY NO, REALLY! no, no, no REALLY! J/K

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    Re: Junk IG-88 in ESB

    somewhere in the EU there were actually 4 IG-88's. boba destroyed 3 during his persuit and capture of Han, one of them at cloud city.

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    To the right of the furnace...


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    Re: Junk IG-88 in ESB

    Following EU, which these specific stories were/are classed as cannon my many authors, the 4 IG-88 series droids all carried a super intelligent AI program hell bent on taking over the galaxy.

    Long story short, read the book 'Tales of the Bounty Hunters' and you will find that this particular model tried to cheat BOba Fett out of the bounty on Han Solo, so Fett fried his body in a multiple Ion Cannon ambush, then placed a very small yield thermal detonator in his chest to destroy his circuits

    1 IG88 down, then he took down 2 others on Solo's delivery to Jabba on Tatooine, well in the atmosphere.

    The last one was inserted electronically into the Death Star II's super computer, but subsequently got blown up :P

    Stupid Droids... must have been a loose wire somewhere (thinks to Ep 3 Obi Wan/Anakin Quote)

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    Re: Junk IG-88 in ESB

    I knew the part about the encounter with Boba. So it did make sense why it was there. I just never noticed it before. I've never really looked though. It just kind of jumped out and said "Hey, look at me!" this time.

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    Re: Junk IG-88 in ESB

    It makes sense now why it's in there (if you like the EU stuff), but why would Lucas (or whoever's job it was) put a character seen earlier in a junk heap. Did they just need somemore "junk" to fill up the scene?

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    Re: Junk IG-88 in ESB

    look to the far left on the picture, is that some kind of tie pilot helmet with stormtrooper armor for the suit?

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    That is IG-88 B, the same one that you see on board of the the Executor. When trying to grap Han, Boba kinda damaged him. In one of the many novels, when IG 88 A uploads himself into the second Death Star, it says he used to close doors on Palpatine and screw with him

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    You people and your EU. Always liked the IG-88 stories though.

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    I love IG-88. such a cool look and stories to go with him...oops, them. anyway, boba only killed 2 IG-88s. One on CC, and one above Tatooine. The other two were by way of boom boom to DSII, and the other was destroyed by Dash Rendar in Shadows of the Empire. hope that helps

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    Re: Junk IG-88 in ESB

    wolverine solo said: View Post
    look to the far left on the picture, is that some kind of tie pilot helmet with stormtrooper armor for the suit?
    Thats what it looks like to me. Looks like the face was replaced with some sort of silver visor.

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    Re: Junk IG-88 in ESB

    jodo said: View Post
    You people and your EU. Always liked the IG-88 stories though.
    IG-88's stories were the best of that book.

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    My favorite cookie is still when the stormtrooper hits his head in ANH!

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    love the EU. i think this IG88 was placed there on purpose. tales of the bounty hunter was sweet!

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    A Zuckuss head is on the right side of the conveyor belt opposite the ST armor/ Blastshield type helmet getup.

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    A Zuckuss head is on the right side of the conveyor belt opposite the ST armor/ Blastshield type helmet getup.
    I just noticed that for the first time last week.

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    I just noticed that now

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    Re: Junk IG-88 in ESB

    that tie/storm/blastshield thing on the left reminds me of one of the mid-80's COBRA figures from GI Joe. Like one of the piolets or general canon fodder...

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    EVen better, there's a couple of IG-88's heads hanging up in the cantina.


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    Re: Junk IG-88 in ESB

    Here are some better pics from ESB HD:


    Luke ANH Blastshield-type helmet on ST armor?
    furnace1-jpg

    Zukuss head on medical droid-type body?
    furnace2-jpg

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    Great pics. I was just going to ask if anyone had a high res version of the first pic so we could see what else was in the room.

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    I think I see my lost car keys..

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    Oh man, I just whatched the scene over again, and I think C-3PO is on the conveyer belt!!!

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    lol I noticed that too quite a while back.

    I also noticed in A New Hope, during the rebel hanger scenes, while Luke is carrying his bucket talking to Han, it changes. He holds a couple different buckets during that time lol

    strange the stuff you start to notice after the, oh... 200th or so time you've seen it lol

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