Happy Star Wars Day: May the Fourth Be With You

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Today is May 4 and to fans of that galaxy far, far away, it is a huge day. It is Star Wars Day! Why? Say “May the Fourth” out loud and it sounds a bit like one of the most famous Star Wars quotes of all time: May the force be with you.

Star Wars Episode VII Fan Poster

The recently announced Star Wars: Episode VII casting reveal is the best gift of all this May the Fourth. We're even excited about that MTV-made poster (above)! 

But, there is so much more to be thankful for each year on this date. Here’s one, the first movie itself: Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Here are our favorite things about that first film that made it such a classic.

Them came The Empire Strikes Back. And it immediately became our favorite movie of all time. This May the Fourth, we need to be thankful that that second film’s screenplay was written by the man who is co-writing Star Wars: Episode VII -- Lawrence Kasdan.

Here’s a few of our favorite moments from The Empire Strikes Back:

Want a laugh this May the Fourth? Check out our 9 Most Annoying Star Wars Characters… agree or disagree, it’ll start a debate.

Lastly, on this Star Wars day, go forth into this day channeling your inner Jedi self and know that we all have The Force. And as a final treat, we have some behind-the-scenes Star Wars photos that were only recently released.  

Happy Star Wars Day… May the Fourth be with you! 

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Star Wars Quotes

Luke: I feel death, cold.
Yoda: That place... is strong with the dark side of the Force. A domain of evil it is. In you must go.
Luke: What's in there?
Yoda: Only what you take with you.

Moff Jerjerrod: The Emperor's coming here?
Darth Vader: That is correct, Commander. And, he is most displeased with your apparent lack of progress.
Moff Jerjerrod: We shall double our efforts.
Darth Vader: I hope so, Commander, for your sake. The Emperor is not as forgiving as I am.