Crewman: "Admiral, we have enemy ships in sector 47!"
Ackbar: "It's a trap!"
"Its a trap!"
"Blub blub blub its a trap!"
The Master of the Obvious, and Admiral of the Rebel Fleet, Admiral Ackbar exclaims "IT'S A TRAP!", after one of his subordinates says "Enemy Ships in Sector 47!"
This is fundamentally the greatest Star Wars line, and one liner ever.
Usage is widespread.
"IT'S A TRAP!"
etymology: concatenation of the phrase "it's a trap", popularized by the character Admiral Ackbar in the movie Star Wars:Return of the Jedi (RotJ)
1: -- used to alert others of a trap or deception
2: -- used to express surprise upon discovering a trap
Wedge: I get no reading. Are you sure?
Lando: Pull up! All craft pull up!
Ackbar: Take evasive action. Green group, stick close to holding sector MV-7.
Controller: Admiral, we have enemy ships in sector 47.
Ackbar: It's a trap!
The phrase is now often used by various geeks in online forums, especially on the Web site fark.com.
Typically used as a non sequitur.
"It's a trap!"