The Ewoks Were Like Birds


Love them or hate them, the Ewoks remain one of the most (in)famous parts of Return of the Jedi. The fuzzy teddy bear like aliens are certainly pretty cute. But as it so happens, they weren’t always so cute and cuddly. The Ewoks were originally envisioned as a race of bird like creatures with stilt like legs called the Yuzzum. Not only did they look downright goofy but it would have been difficult to represent on film.