Think you have a good memory? Well, think again! You have been remembering those famous film and television quotes wrong. 21 May Luke, I am Your Father” is a misquotation of a line uttered by the villain Darth Vader in the science fiction film Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back. 7 Nov “LUKE, I am your father.” If you asked someone to quote any line from the Star Wars series, that's the main one you'd hear in response. Hell, it's one of the most iconic lines in film history. Darth Vader never actually said 'Luke, I am your father'. Twentieth Century Fox. Darth Vader never actually said 'Luke.
The Luke, I Am Your Father trope as used in popular culture. A specific variety of The Reveal. A parent-child relationship between two characters who were . Not sure if this one has been started yet but I CLEARLY remember Luke, I am your father, until I saw a article about wrong movie quotes and even. 31 Mar It's one of the most iconic lines in modern cinema, and yet pretty much everyone has been getting it wrong for the past 36 years. Of course, true Star Wars.
But by prefacing it with "Luke", you cue people in to the reference better by offering more context. It's quite similar to how Kirk never said "Beam me up Scotty " during the run of Star Trek. To simply say "Beam me up" might be more accurate , but throwing in the name is better. Getting the idea across is more.