The Return of the Ewok (1982)

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Spoof drama-documentary in which actor Wicket W. Warrick tries to make it as an actor and gets a job playing an Ewok in "Revenge of the Jedi". Wicket duly reports to EMI-Elstree Studios and with a little help from Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill sets off to find Jabba's palace. Crossing the studio lot he encounters C-3PO, Chewbacca and R2-D2 who run away when Wicket asks them for further directions. Salacious Crumb directs Wicket to bandleader Max Rebo (prompting Wicket to break into a dance) who in turn directs him to a choreographer rehearsing two dancers. Told that he isn't needed at Jabba's Palace after all, Wicket is sent to find Frank Oz but instead finds himself aboard the Death Star where he encounters bounty hunter Boba Fett. Challenged by Darth Vader, Wicket runs away and eventually reaches Yoda, who provides him with the papers to board a rocket to Endor. On this sanctuary moon Wicket encounters the rebels and many fellow Ewoks. Wicket takes a decisive role in the Battle for Endor before being picked up by his parents - who initially refuse to believe his exciting adventures.

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