Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace Easter Eggs

Gungan Christmas - 8.6/10 with 11 votes
This does occur during the regular movie, but it is easier to spot in the menu, so I highly reccomend yo use the menu. When you go to the main menu and hit chapters, it should switch to a scene of Otah Gunga, the Gungan city. Look closeley to the left... more
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pic Quinlan Vos - 7.3/10 with 14 votes
If you pay attention, you can spot a Jedi by the name of Quinlan Vos eating near where Sebulba was eating before Jar Jar's antics got him in trouble. Just before Anakin comes into the frame for the first time in the scene, you can see Quinlan's face.... more
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Vaders Suit in Junk Shop - 7.2/10 with 215 votes
In the scene when Anakin, Qui-Gon and Watto are discussing entering the pod race, Qui-Gon and Watto are bargaining the conditions for entering. Look behind Qui-Gon as he speaks and you can see a shadow behind him on the wall of a black suit which is exactly... more
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Look at the Coruscant Skies - 7.1/10 with 102 votes
Among the things flying in the Coruscant skies, you can see an airplane like the ones used in Metropolis, and the nazi tank from Indy and the Last Crusade.
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Darth Vader Breathing - 7.1/10 with 269 votes
When watching the Phantom Menace stay until the very end of the credits and you can hear Darth Vader breathing. It's right at the end so be patient and listen carefully
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Voyager - 7.1/10 with 113 votes
If you look real hard at the scene when they first arrive to Coruscant.

If you look real hard you will see Voyager (the ship from StarTrek) among the other ships in the sky.

Notice it's really hard to find.
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pic ETs in Senate Hearing - 7.1/10 with 565 votes
During the senate hearing, look over the queen's shoulder at the bottom left of the screen. There will be a group of 4 or 5 E.T.'s sitting together. Also, look in the background, and you will see images of them scattered throughout.
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pic C-3PO's Skin - 7.1/10 with 171 votes
1.In Watto's Junkshop look behind the actors at the stuff strewn about.
2.Propped up against a wall is a 3PO skin with a missing leg from the knee down.
3.In "A New Hope" C-3PO has one silver leg from the knee down. It would be probable that Anakin... more
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pic 2001 Pod in Junkyard - 7.0/10 with 91 votes
When Qui-Gonn and Wattoo discuss the spares in the junkyard you can see a submerged pod from the 2001 movie just right of the entrance to the building!
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Blade Runner Spinners - 6.9/10 with 41 votes
In the night scene swooping down to a tower/landing pad on Coursecant (sp?), in the bottom left corner there are two or three Spinners (the flying cars from BLADE RUNNER) hovering.
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The Ewok Crusade - 6.8/10 with 96 votes
In the very first establishing shot of Mos Espa, you can see an Ewok dressed as Indiana Jones (the hat is unmistakeable!) in the far left of the screen, running and hiding behind one of the buildings. The same Ewok reappears, for a split second, one or... more
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pic George Is in the Wall - 6.5/10 with 76 votes
When Queen Amidala & the naboo soldiers run down a corridor after returning to Naboo the back wall is a matte painting and george lucas' face is painted in the corner. This is very difficult to see.
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Rick McCallum/Ben Burtt cameo - 6.5/10 with 17 votes
At the end of the film "The Phantom Menace", when Supreme Chancellor Palpatine congratulates Queen Amidala, look into the background. The two extras directly behind her, dressed in black are none other than Ben Burtt(sound effects director) and Rick... more
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...And She's Buying a Stairway... - 6.5/10 with 83 votes
When Anikin is in the Naboo fighter, look closely at the symbols under the astro droid well.. The symbols are the same as the one on the Led Zepplin CD Zoso.. one of the designers favorite bands
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Droid Control Ship Explosion - 6.5/10 with 135 votes
When the droid control ship explodes, one large fragment is a model of the Millennium Falcon.
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Glowing "ILM" in Theed Palace - 6.3/10 with 47 votes
In the dramatically beautiful shot of the captured Queen Amidala gazing sadly out a window in Theed Palace wearing her red dress with orange lights around the bottom, off to the right hand side are the glowing orange letters "ILM" (Industrial Light and... more
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Who's Face Is It, Anyway? - 6.2/10 with 49 votes
During the pod racing scene, the screens behind the announcer show pictures of the racers, the pods, etc. At one point, however, the screen behind the announcer briefly flashes the face of Greg Proops (Who's Line Is It, Anyway?), who does the voice of... more
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Star Wars Character's Names - 6.2/10 with 109 votes
Here's some info on the names of some of the characters:

R2D2 - I guess everybody knows this one refers to a dialogue between Lucas and an editor, when Goerge asked for a bit of dialogue that was on another reel. The edit said, "oh, you mean R2D2?",... more
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pic Communicator - 6.1/10 with 116 votes
Qui Gon Jin’s communicator is in fact a redecorated Sensor Excel Razor for women. Check for it on the movie or check out this site for close-up, courtesy of George Liu:
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Naboo Guard - 6.1/10 with 54 votes
At Coruscant, outside the queen's room, watch when Anakin arrives to say goodbye to Padme. Does that guard outside seem at all familiar? It's Mark Hamill's (Luke Skywalker) son. You can see the resemblance.
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I'll Be Back - 5.8/10 with 57 votes
in the scene when qui gon is with watto in the junk yard look carefully to see a skeleton of a Terminator robot (Head and Shoulders)
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pic Manny in Pod Race Audience - 5.8/10 with 59 votes
In the Pod racing crowd, if you look hard you can see Manny, the skeleton from the Lucasart's game Grim Fandango.

This is really hard to see so look hard!
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It Walks Like a Duck, Quacks Like a Duck - It's Howard the Duck! - 5.6/10 with 85 votes
The Pod Racer crowd: Howard the Duck is there. I kid you not. And no, Boba Fett is not there, but there is a guy using a facepaint curiously similar to the Mandalore Leader from Tales of the Jedi comic book (the Lord Exar Kun saga).
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Wicket the Ewok in Pod Racing Crowd - 5.6/10 with 77 votes
In the Pod Racing scenes the guy that played Wicket the Ewok in Return Of The Jedi can be seen in the crowd. He has been in quite a few films and I'm pretty sure his name is Warwick Davies.
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Luke's Land Speeder - 5.6/10 with 63 votes
Hey guys, I found something y'all missed. In the opening scene, where Jar Jar steps in the crap (heh heh) to the left in front of a building with two aliens standing in front if it is, you guessed it, Luke's land speeder from A New Hope. You know, the... more
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Bill Clinton - 5.5/10 with 157 votes
If you look closely, you can see Bill Clinton's face on an alien's face in the podrace. Sebulba smashes him against a cliff in the background.
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The Shadow of Darth Vader - 5.5/10 with 683 votes
During the scene where Anakin and Obi Wan and Qui Jon are walking back to the ship, Anakin gives off darth vaders shadow! Go see the movie, its awesome, and try to find this egg.
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pic Spielberg Tribute - 5.3/10 with 18 votes
Right after the Royal Starship has landed on Tatooine to repair the hyperdrive, there is a scene with some characters outside the ship...I think it is Qui-Gon, Panaka, Jar-Jar and (I think) Queen Amidala. Anyway, there's an angle where if you look up... more
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HAL 9000 Greeting - 5.3/10 with 183 votes
1. When C3PO is first activated, he says "I am completely operational, and all of my circuits are functioning perfectly."
2. These are the exact words of the HAL 9000 computer in the movie "2001:A Space Oddessy"
3. Check out the wave file on the Windows... more
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ILM Guards - 5.1/10 with 18 votes
If you start recognizing some of the faces over and over as Naboo Guards, this may be why. It has been reported that ILM (Industrial Light and Magic, the sound effect company) technical employees actually composited themselves into the shots as Naboo... more
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Yoda's Stick - 5.0/10 with 7 votes
Go to the scene where Watto and Qui-gon are conversing about the pod race. This would be right before the race, where Qui-gon suggests that anakin should be freed if he wins. If you look at Watto, he is holding a walking stick. This stick looks exactly... more
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pic Indy! I Saved a Seat for You! - 5.0/10 with 1 votes
In a podracing scene you see Indiana Jones walking up to his seat! I am not sure of the scene but I know this egg is true, it's because i saw a picture of him on fortune city easter egg list.

Bad Feeling All Around - 4.9/10 with 103 votes
In all of the satr Wars movies so far, at least one character has uttered the phrase "I've got a bad feeling about this." It was made most blatent in this episode when the first words out of Obiwan Kenobi's mouth are "I've got a bad feeling about this."
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Star Wars Insider - 4.5/10 with 31 votes
When there is the celebration on Naboo for the
1.Look at the guy who helps Jar Jar binks off his

2.He is on the team of the Starwars Insider.
3.All the guys that help the gungans down are
in the Starwars Insider!!
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Pepsi and Dew Cans - 4.3/10 with 120 votes
1. I have found that there are words on some of the Pepsi and Diet Pepsi Starwars Cans.

2. On the Battle Droids left {right to droid} arm you'll find the word Triumph.

3. On the Darth Sidious Can you'll find Enslavement.

4. I'll post more words... more
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Apes in the Crowd - 4.3/10 with 34 votes
During the pod-racing scene when they flash a scene of the crowd, look closely. You can see Corneilus and Zira from Planet of the Apes.
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Aurra Sing's Cameo - 4.0/10 with 1 votes
At about 58:20 (on video I don't know about DVD) during the podrace,you can see Aurra Sing on the top right hand corner,watching the race.

Kenny Baker! Pod Racer Spectator - 3.9/10 with 7 votes
During the pod race, if you look directy next to watto you can see none other than Kenny Baker, the actor who plays Artoo-Detoo
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Klingons in the Senate Debate - 3.8/10 with 141 votes
There are also a group of klingons in the senate hearing. It is hard to tell exactly where they are but if you look for them, you'll find them.
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Sneaky - 3.6/10 with 47 votes
When we first see Jabba the Hutt at the Pod race scene, we immediately recognize his friend, Bib Fortuna. But that's NOT the original Bib's face! It's actually one of the designer's face. He matted it in to tell people he was in the movie. Sneaky... more
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What? An Ewok?! - 3.5/10 with 53 votes
In the poster, near the words "STAR WARS" there is an ewok. Not all posters have him though. Now whats with the ewok? This is episode 1 not 6! He's visible in many places in the movie too.
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1988's President in Star Wars - 2.8/10 with 148 votes
One of the Trade Federation senators is named
(K)Nute Gunray. Gunray, is Reagan switched up, and (K)Nute is a character the Ronald Reagan played when he was an actor.
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pic 1138 - 2.6/10 with 209 votes
1. On one of the droid's chest cestplate you can see 1138
2. 1138 is a part of a Movie name
3. Go see the movie and Look for it!
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