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    Question What if.....?

    Just for the sake of discussion let's say the Star Wars line had managed to hold out, say one more year. Who do you think would have been included in the next assortment after the initial 17 POTF figures? Just for a nice round number and as a nice way to close out the line let's say the last assortment consisted of 12 figures (excluding Yak Face), all movie based (so none of this Atha Prime or Mongo Beefhead nonsense).

    Here are my choices, keep in mind some of these were actually being planned by Kenner before the line folded, and in the spirit of the POTF line they are mixed from all films.

    Action Figures:
    1. Darth Vader (with removable helmet)
    2. Long Snoot Garindan
    3. Han Solo (Imperial Stormtrooper Outfit)
    4. Hyena Man Lak Sivrak
    5. Tooth Face J'Quille
    6. Princess Leia Organa (Ewok Celebration gown)I wanted to say Slave Leia, but this IS 1986
    7. Grand Moff Tarkin actually being planned by Kenner at the time
    8. Imperial Stormtrooper (Desert Battle Gear)
    9. Ephant Mon
    10. Luke Skywalker (Ceremonial Outfit)
    11. Imperial Dignitary the other one
    12. Blockade Runner Trooper
    13. Yak Face

    Beasts/Creatures:
    Bantha actually being planned by Kenner
    Cantina Band

    Vehicles:
    Blockade Runner
    A-Wing Fighter

    Playsets:
    Bacta Chamber

    Coming Soon in 1987!:
    TIE Bomber Vehicle
    Skyhopper Vehicle
    Imperial Outpost Playset

    Mail-Away Figure:
    Gargan

    (Hey, I can dream can't I?)

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    Re: What if.....?

    Originally posted by bigbarada
    Atha Prime or Mongo Beefhead nonsense).

    7. Grand Moff Tarkin
    Whats his name who played Tarkin (name escapes me at the moment) never wanted a figure of himself so thats why it never got made,untill after he died and was made in the POTF2 line

    If it was around for another year we would have seen the 2nd wave of droids and Ewok figures and would have seen Atha Prime and that
    GNT
    ''
    You fool, my reach is far greater than the Jedi.Only a Sith can wield the force over such a great distance.'' - Darth Sidious

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    I agree with most of that list, but Yarna D'al Gargan was actually supposed to be part of the POTF line. I have seen pictures of the coin prototype.
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    I stole some of your list, bb!

    Action Figures:
    1. General Rieekan or General Dodonna
    2. Leia ANH Celebration Gown
    3. Aunt Beru and/or Uncle Owen
    4. Hyena Man Lak Sivrak
    5. Tooth Face J'Quille
    6. Princess Leia Organa (Ewok Celebration gown)
    7. Grand Moff Tarkin
    8. Imperial Stormtrooper (Desert Battle Gear)
    9. Mon Mothma
    10. Luke Skywalker (Ceremonial Outfit)
    11. Yarna D'al Gargan
    12. Blockade Runner Trooper
    13. Yak Face

    The technology of the time would not have allowed for a good Rem. Helmet Vader, nor any other "features" figure.
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    Originally posted by Bel-Cam Jos
    The technology of the time would not have allowed for a good Rem. Helmet Vader, nor any other "features" figure.
    This is true, but dreaming about a vintage removable helmet Vader was the whole inspiration for this thread. I have heard that Kenner tried to make this figure several times; but the quality of the figure was compromised due to the lack of technology.

    Mon Mothma was another choice I considered, but wasn't sure if Kenner would actually put two females in the same wave. Which was why Gargan was relegated to mail-away status (also due to Lucasfilm's reluctance to make her in the first place).

    In retrospect I think Kenner would have tried to milk the whole Ewok idea for one more wave, thus I believe two more ewoks would be released. Maybe Weechee and Chukha-Trok along with the Ewok Pack animal seen in the Ewok Adventure movie.

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    Peter Cushing played Grand Moff Tarkin.

    Now...the list:

    1.- Figrin D'aan
    2.- Luke Skywalker dagobagh
    3.- Han Solo in stormie disguise
    4.- Moff Tarkin
    5.- Luke in ceremonial outfit
    6.- Leia in celebration outfit
    7.- Owen Lars
    8.- Aunt Beru
    9.- Darth Vader w/removable helmet
    10.- Rebel Fleet trooper
    11.- another Ewok...(hey, if they didnt sell, then how come they are so many of them??)
    12.- Wuher

    Beasts:
    Bantha
    Sarlacc playset

    Thats it!!
    As always...........L

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    Originally posted by Lobito
    Peter Cushing played Grand Moff Tarkin.
    I knew that
    GNT
    ''
    You fool, my reach is far greater than the Jedi.Only a Sith can wield the force over such a great distance.'' - Darth Sidious

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    Originally posted by Lobito
    Peter Cushing played Grand Moff Tarkin.

    Now...the list:

    1.- Figrin D'aan
    2.- Luke Skywalker dagobagh
    3.- Han Solo in stormie disguise
    4.- Moff Tarkin
    5.- Luke in ceremonial outfit
    6.- Leia in celebration outfit
    7.- Owen Lars
    8.- Aunt Beru
    9.- Darth Vader w/removable helmet
    10.- Rebel Fleet trooper
    11.- another Ewok...(hey, if they didnt sell, then how come they are so many of them??)
    12.- Wuher

    Beasts:
    Bantha
    Sarlacc playset

    Thats it!!
    yeah that would be cool, it would be even cooler if they made a boba fett with removable helmet........
    Master Obi-Wan has lost a planet, how embarassing. - the great yoda

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