The “if only…” implications of David Lynch directing Return of the Jedi (instead of that infamous sci-fi abomination a year later) have caused my cranium to cave into the gaping maw of my slack-jawed mouth. It’s not a good feeling.
Lynch also offers an interesting outsider’s perspective of George Lucas’s Hermit Kingdom.
Lynch has said elsewhere that RoTJ was so much a part of Lucas’s imagination that him directing it wouldn’t have made that much of a difference anyway. Still, I bet he would have made Darth vader sexier, the Emperor crazier, and turned the Ewoks into some sort of pagan tribe of vicious little rodent people.
Or maybe it would have looked something like this: