Film and TV Bloopers #5 – Han Solo’s jacket disappears in Star Wars

Did it go to the Dark Side?

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Han Solo doesn’t have much time to escape when he’s nabbed by Boba Fett in Star Wars Episode VI: The Empire Strikes Back, but he does have time for a quick outfit change, apparently.

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As the smuggler (played by Harrison Ford) says goodbye and “I know” to his beloved Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher RIP) his soon-to-be-frozen-in-carbonite clobber changes.

When he’s talking to Chewbacca he’s all in white.

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When he’s snogging Leia, he’s all in white.

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But when we see him up close, he’s wearing his brown waistcoat/jacket.

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And without the jacket again when the camera pans back to show him sinking into the icy depths.

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Lucasfilm managed to fix the error in the updated HD remastering of the movie, but fans who have a copy of the classic can still see Han’s extra layer of clothing.

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And let’s face it, he’ll need it where he’s going.

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