Originally Posted by Donger
Okay, but I think it's more likely that Lucas was just showing a cute muppet. Unless of course you have some evidence that was Lucas' actual intention...
"A cute muppet" would have been those idiots in Return of the Muppets (ROTJ).
If you're not convinced, go to the library and check out The Making of Star Wars: The Definitive Story Behind the Original Film.
It's very interesting and details character evolution before and during the movie making process.