Photo: Remember When Mickey Mouse Appeared In “The Empire Strikes Back”?
It turns out Disney’s $4.05 billion purchase of Lucasfilm may have not have been the doing of George Lucas and Bob Iger, but rather the will of The Force.
Yes, Mickey Mouse makes an appearance in the Star Wars films… Sort of.
As evidence, Thestarwarsblog.com draws our attention to a pivotal scene in 1980′s “The Empire Strikes Back” — Luke Skywalker’s lengthy lightsaber duel with Darth Vader through the bowels of Cloud City — in which we can make out the familiar silhouette of Mickey Mouse.
Well, his trademark head and ears, in any case.