George Lucas: The problem was, is, it's exactly like Star Wars. Which is... Jon Stewart: What? George Lucas: It's exactly like Star Wars. I wrote the first script, I tried to get it to work...it was way too big, the story is too fantastic and wonderful to cram into 2 hours. And... Jon Stewart: Are you telling me there's gonna be 6 of these bad boys?
George Lucas describes the painstaking efforts it took to get the story of the Tuskeegee Airman made into a feature film in only 2 hours, Jon Stewart interrupts him when a reference to Star Wars is brought into the mix.