‘Star Wars’ creator George Lucas explains the birth of the lightsaber (VIDEO)

“Star Wars” creator George Lucas weighs in on the infamous lightsaber, explaining its origin and what influenced its conception.

“Star Wars” is one of the most iconic films in history, and the lightsaber is arguably the most recognized sci-fi weapon in the world. Lucas, along with actor Mark Hamill and sound designer Ben Burtt, delve into the what makes the lightsaber tick, the progression of the two-handed grip to the one-handed grip, choreography and more, according to the video posted to YouTube.

One of the most interesting facts? Burtt accidentally created the legendary lightsaber accidentally through electronic feedback.

[ YouTube ]