The traps Kevin set for the Wet Bandits were rigged up in a single night. Imagine what he could do after decades of resentment and months of planning. As for why he changed his name to John Kramer, well, maybe his family left him alone once too often.
E.T. is the charming story of an alien who looks like your grandfather's swollen testicle arriving on a hostile alien planet and refusing to wear pants while hanging out with a small child. But, at least he was harmless, right? Yeah, except for the little fact that he was a goddamn Sith Lord.
Why It's Not That Crazy:
We know members of E.T.'s species exist in the Star Wars universe because we see them in the Galactic Senate during Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, assuming you can bring yourself to watch it again and have enough money in the scotch budget.
Disney/LucasfilmReally, guys? You couldn't have at least worn ties?
When E.T. sees a kid in a Yoda Halloween costume he gets excited, as if he recognizes Yoda from, say, the Senate (as to why a kid would be wearing a Yoda costume if Yoda was a real creature from another galaxy, we'll get to that in the next entry).
Universal Pictures"Size matters not against my mortal enemy!"
We also know that he has powers suspiciously similar to those displayed by Force users -- such as levitation ...
Universal Pictures"NOW THIS IS
PODRACING BIKE RIDING."