Yes, the idea was scrapped. Ep III will (hopefully) be the last Star Wars movie.
And for a while in the early/mid-80s, there was
Star Wars on Saturday mornings.
are often bashed by fans, but they were actually quite good if you realize how heavily censored they had to be before the networks would release them. Ewoks
wasn't even allowed to show fire
! They did have hella cool theme-songs, though.
Kinda makes you realize how good the cartoons of today have it. The Censors of the short-lived Godzilla
series actually told the writers that the G-Man should have a higher
Apparently censorship rules against violence only apply to hurting humans in ways that children could emulate; as long as Godzilla immolated other kaiju
with tail or fire-breath, they were fine. At one point he even started eating the heart
of one of his dead enemies!