David Lynch’s Return of the Jedi Might Have Been Something Like This

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May 20 2014 3:35 PM

David Lynch’s Return of the Jedi Might Have Been Something Like This

As Dangerous Minds reminds us, George Lucas asked David Lynch to direct Return of the Jedi. Lynch, who at that point had made Eraserhead and The Elephant Man, quickly declined.

Happily, in this clever video YouTuber C-SPIT imagines what might have been.

David Haglund is a senior editor at Slate. He runs Brow Beat, Slate's culture blog.