Originally Posted by DaveyJoeG
Shaw still has his death scene, true, but you're forgetting about the original actor who played Jabba the Hut. This guy:
The actor playing Jabba was always intended to be replaced by another creature (originally thought to be a furry creature like Chewbacca), even back in 1977. They neither had the technology--short of stop motion--nor the time to do it. The line, "Jabba, you're a wonderful human being" is meant to be sarcastic.