That is correct, Commander. And he is most displeased with your
apparent lack of progress.
We shall double our efforts.
I hope so, Commander, for your sake. The Emperor is not as forgiving as
5 EXT ROAD TO JABBA'S PALACE - TATOOINE
A lonely, windswept road meanders through the desolate Tatooine
terrain. We HEAR a familiar BEEPING and a distinctive reply before
catching sight of ARTOO-DETOO and SEE-THREEPIO, making their way along
the road toward the ominous palace of Jabba the Hutt.
Of course I'm worried. And you should be, too. Lando Calrissian and
poor Chewbacca never returned from this awful place.
Artoo whistles timidly.
Don't be so sure. If I told you half the things I've heard about this
Jabba the Hutt, you'd probably short-circuit.
The two droids fearfully approach the massive gate to the palace.
Artoo, are you sure this is the right place? I better knock, I suppose.
6 EXT JABBA'S PALACE - GATE
Threepio looks around for some kind of signaling device, then timidly
knocks on the iron door.
There doesn't seem to be anyone there. Let's go back and tell Master
A small hatch in the middle of the door opens and a spidery mechanical
arm, with a large electronic eyeball on the end, pops out and inspects
the two droids.
Tee chuta hhat yudd!
Goodness gracious me!
Threepio points to Artoo, then to himself.
Artoo Detoowha bo Seethreepiowha ey toota odd mischka Jabba du Hutt.
The eye looks from one robot to the other, there is a laugh then the
eye zips back into the door. The hatch slams shut. Artoo beeps his
I don't think they're going to let us in, Artoo. We'd better go.