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Yes, you've read it right. Star Wars. Why would I ask such ridiculous question? Well, the answer lies in the voice behind Joker in the animated series and most of Batman games, who is no other than Mark Hamill, known from his little role as a boy who didn't want any more to work as a moisture farmer, and actors are well known to introduce such Easter eggs about their other movies.

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    “…and actors are well know to introduce such Easter eggs about their other movies.” Not just actors. Do you think the producers of something that hired a key star from a major motion picture with a cult following would somehow not figure out a way to “throw a bone” to that highly successful franchises rabid fanbase? Remember, creativity is creativity but this stuff is still business and bringing someone with that kind of fan base into your project is nothing to be ignored. – JakeGould Dec 21 '15 at 7:17
  • @JakeGould Yes, and whoever else. But to be honest I don't recall that anyone at any stage was advertising animated Batman as "movie with an actor that played Luke Skywalker" and personally I didn't even know for a long time that it was THE Mark Hamil behind the killer clown. Anyway, the question was about any easter eggs, no matter who placed them. – Yasskier Dec 21 '15 at 9:11
  • Also in recent "The Flash" TV series he played Joker's ripoff, The Trickster, and in one of the episodes he had a nice Darth Vader moment: youtube.com/watch?v=KWxZ6hmWbFA – Darth Hunterix Dec 21 '15 at 14:43
  • Note that Hamill also played the Trickster (twice) in the "Flash" TV show from 1990-91. Might be interesting to have him encounter John Wesley Shipp's Earth-2 Flash (as Shipp was Barry Allen/The Flash in that 1990 show). And it's likely that his 1990 turn as the Trickster predates his voice-over role as the Joker, as BTAS debuted in 1992. – RDFozz Nov 15 '17 at 23:31
  • Not sure what any of this has to do with Hamill's role in Corvette Summer.... – RDFozz Nov 15 '17 at 23:49
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Yes.

"May the Floss be with you"

and

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    +1 for may the floss with you but how is "Return of Joker" is related? Its a common phrase.. doesn't look like picked from Return of the Jedi – HBhatia Dec 21 '15 at 7:31
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    @HBhatia - I'm honestly not sure how much more blatant they could make it, short of writing in the word "Jedi" and crossing it out with the word "Joker" – Valorum Dec 21 '15 at 7:37
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    Accepted for the "floss be with you". "Return of..." is bit too common. – Yasskier Dec 21 '15 at 9:01
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    As an aside, the 1991 SNES game "Return of the Joker" was re-released as "Revenge of the Joker". This would seem to be a clear reference to Return of the Jedi's original title "Revenge of the Jedi", albeit pre-dating Hamill's involvement by two years. – Valorum Dec 21 '15 at 9:10
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    @Richard Also worth mentioning that the logo behind the words looks an awful lot like the logo for the Rebel Alliance, twisted slightly to one side. – Matt Thrower Dec 21 '15 at 9:45

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