Great Job, Internet!: Finally, Star Wars character Biggs Darklighter gets his due

Any kid who had a copy of the Star Wars Storybook was undoubtedly confused by the inclusion of pictures the scene shot at Tosche Station. Here were shots of Luke Skywalker hanging out on Tatooine with some mustachioed cool guy in cape. In the days before the Internet, there were very few ways to find out Star Wars information outside of the latest issue of Bantha Tracks and this is of course long before every home video release featured alternate endings and deleted scenes. The legend of these deleted scenes grew—they were also included in Marvel’s comic book adaptation as well as the novelization—and were eventually released on the Star Wars Blu-Ray set released a few years ago. Star Wars documentarian Jamie Benning has cut together a short documentary titled Blast It Biggs, Where Are you that tells the story of the lost Star Wars scenes. Benning …

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