They say history doesn't actually repeat itself, but it does rhyme—and the same can be said for J.J. Abrams' Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens and its 1977 ancestor, Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (known to most people simply as Star Wars). This was a deliberate choice on Abrams' part, who wanted to bring the series back to its original magic after the disaster of the prequel trilogy. If you're a Star Wars fan who has seen the original over and over (Editor's note: I am that kind of nerd), you were keenly this rhyming when you saw The Force Awakens. Whether or not you noticed it at the time, you probably missed the many, many ways Abrams chose to echo the original, and this supercut from Zachary Antell showing the similarities is fascinating and delightful to watch—and will give you even more respect for the filmmaking process.