Star Wars is a series of (currently) 6 movies by George Lucas, starting with the original Star Wars in 1977. It is one of the highest-grossing film series ever, and has spawned a large franchise, including an animated series, numerous 'Extended Universe' books, games and comics.

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Difference between cloning methods?

We know that cloning using Spaarti technology is a highly unstable method and only takes one year to mature and that Kaminoan techniques were more stable but took about ten years to mature. What are ...
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Approximately How many Sentients are in the Star Wars Galaxy?

I have been searching around the web for approximate numbers of sentiments in the Galaxy. I found the following pages: List of Star Wars species A-E, List of Star Wars species F-J The problem is that ...
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Did Sidious intend to kill Vader? [duplicate]

I don't assume the Rule of two was followed so strictly, since Sith are the bad guys, they would not always play by the rules... But it seems that it was Sidious's way to have only one apprentice at a ...
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Years after Order 66 was initiated, if a clone saw a rogue Jedi, would they have to kill them? Or could they let them live?

For instance, if a clone was stranded on a planet during Order 66 and eventually found their way off the planet and then one day saw a rogue Jedi, would they have to kill them?
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Did Disney officially call Legends/EU material “Not canon”?

I see plenty of (sometimes good natured, sometimes snide) comments that any content that used to be EU (C-canon) is not longer "canon" at all. Now, personally, to me this treatment seems incorrect, ...
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How many AT-AT walkers attacked Hoth?

I believe in the movie itself we are only able to see perhaps five onscreen at the same time, and I'm also pretty sure there is a point after two have been destroyed during the battle where we still ...
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How Were AT-AT's deployed? [duplicate]

In movies like TESB, huge AT-AT's were deployed by the empire. On Hoth, the Empire deployed them to devastating effect against the rebels....How did they deploy them? It seems to me that the Empire ...
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Were there any clone armies before the Clone Wars?

As we know, the Kaminoans were master cloners, as evidenced by their creation of the Grand Army of the Republic, but there were other cloning corporations as I understand (mainly because the Empire ...
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How was the torpedo that Luke Skywalker shot into the first death star able to make the distance down to the reactor?

How much fuel is in a proton torpedo? How far is the maximum effective range of said torpedo? How far into the interior of the first Death Star (DS-1) is the reactor? Then there are the technical ...
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Is the Star Wars Holiday Special part of Disney's SW canon? [duplicate]

If you are reading this, you are probably twitching already, but I think it qualifies as a fair question because there is a lot of uncertainty about what the Disney Story Group will keep from earlier ...
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Why did Lucas choose the word “Force”?

The Force is more than telekinetic abilities of a Jedi or Sith. Is there an official statement saying what motivated Lucas to choose the name "The Force" for the central idea of the canon?
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Star Wars Party [on hold]

I'm having a star wars party and I'm looking for a super creative name! Also Any ideas would be amazing for the party too.. Like activities, Types of foods, Anything! Thanks so much.
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Was Yoda correct about the “Chosen One” and the prophecy?

"Fully defeated by just anyone, the dark side cannot be, but only by the Chosen One. And who might be this Jedi? Know I do not, but not yet born is he or she. This much, sense I can. A vessel of ...
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Are birthdays celebrated in Star Wars?

We've seen that age is a factor when it comes to Jedi Training. My questions; are birthdays celebrated in the Star Wars universe and is there a specific ceremony (such as a party) associated with ...
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What objects can & can't penetrate ground based shield generators?

At the battle of Hoth - shields had to be lowered to allow a transport to leave. However, apparently AT-AT's, which are large, were able to walk through them (unless they got inside the shields when ...
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Could Extra-Galactic invasion have been averted with the Empire in control? [on hold]

As I understand the Rebellion was formed to overthrow the Empire and replace it with a Democratic government. According to http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Yuuzhan_Vong the Emperor was aware of the ...
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Why didn't the Empire attack Yavin 4 after the Death Star was destroyed?

Surely after Tarkin & Vader tracked the Millennium Falcon & discovered the Rebels were on Yavin 4 they would've shared that information with the rest of the Empire. You'd think a fleet of ...
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What was the largest object ever manipulated by the force? [duplicate]

When Luke is undergoing training on Dagobah, he famously tries and fails to lift his X-Wing from the swamp: LUKE: I can't. It's too big. YODA: Size matters not. Look at me. Judge me by my ...
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How force-powerful is Anakin?

In the original trilogy, Emperor Palpatine was always presented as the ultimate bad guy. He was more powerful than Vader and appeared to have access to a far wider array of force powers, including ...
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What is the benefit of an AT-AT walker over a conventional tank?

AT-AT walkers are used by the Empire in a manner that is tactically identical to how a modern day army would use a tank, in that they are used as shock armour with powerful main guns which will punch ...
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AT-ST at the Battle of Hoth in the original version of Episode V?

Are there any AT-STs at the Battle of Hoth in the original version of The Empire Strikes Back? A friend of mine says there is an AT-ST in the Battle of Hoth in the movie, but after re-watching it I ...
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Why didn't Yoda and Obi-Wan train Leia and Luke together? [duplicate]

The Jedi were almost extinct, only Yoda and Obi-Wan remained... As their last shot, they trained Luke to become a Jedi and defeat Vader and the Emperor. Later, Yoda states that if he failed, there ...
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Why didn't the Empire send other forces in alongside the AT-ATs?

AT-ATs managed to get to the surface of Hoth - during the Battle of Hoth. Why didn't the Empire send other forces in alongside the AT-ATs? Two reasons to land the other troops: Pretty much all ...
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Is there any background to this depiction of the Imperial Crest on Empire Day?

In episode 6 of Star Wars Rebels ("Empire Day") I noticed the Imperial Crest being displayed in a black/white/red color scheme in a few scenes of the episode, distinctly resembling the colors of the ...
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Who is the Rebel pilot who got stranded during the Battle of Yavin and had his place taken by Luke?

Introduction When I was a teenager, I subscribed to a Star Wars Comic book, translated into Swedish. In one issue, there was a story that took place some short time after the Battle of Yavin, about a ...
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Why didn' t either Darth Vader or Obi-Wan use the force in their final battle?

Why didn't either one use a force push, jump, or speed in their final battle? Were their powers no longer strong enough to use these in battle? It could have potentially been a match deciding move to ...
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Why didn't Ahsoka assist the Rebellion after Order 66?

With the creation of The Clone Wars animated series, the characters introduced became canon. So I've been wondering, after the series ended, nothing is ever heard of of Ahsoka Tano. She simply ...
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Where are Obi-Wan Kenobi's and Qui-gon Jinn's Lightsabers?

In Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace, when Darth Maul kills Qui-Gon Jinn, Obi-Wan Kenobi starts a saber duel with Darth Maul, and Darth Maul uses Force Push on Obi-Wan Kenobi. Obi-Wan hangs on ...
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What happened to Bespin after the events of Empire?

Presumably the Empire took it over, but did they shut it down? Did they continue to mine the valuable Tibanna gas, even though it was technically illegal? Was there a repossession auction? Did Lando, ...
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What does the Thai Fighter pilot say in Family Guy: Blue Harvest?

In the Star Wars parody Family Guy: Blue Harvest, what does the Thai Fighter pilot say? Here's the clip. ...
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Do the Jedi kill Sith on sight rather than arresting them?

Why do the Jedi not try to arrest any Sith? Are they too dangerous to be kept alive as Mace Windu says about Palpatine? Surely all Sith aren't so strong that they couldn't just be captured and ...
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Are Sith stronger than Jedi? [closed]

It always seems that the Sith have the upper hand against the Jedi, even though since the 'Rule of Two', there are only two Sith and countless Jedi. So is the dark side of the Force stronger than the ...
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Why does obi-wan not Remember R2-D2 in the OT [duplicate]

In the PT, ObiWan does interact with R2 but seems to have no memory of him the OT. Also if R2 and C3po had that memories wiped, why does R2 still remember Obi-wan Any possible reasons?
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Did Panaka know who Padme really was?

In Episode I, we see Panaka very concerned about landing on Tatooine, because the planet is controlled by the Hutts... Later, when Qui-Gon is heading to the city, Panaka insists that he takes Padme ...
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Need help with Star wars movies [duplicate]

Guys i am from india none of the star wars movies have been released here but star wars episode 7 is going to be released and i think its interesting but i don't want to download all the episodes(i.e. ...
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How many Walkers are there in Star Wars universe?

Everyone knows about AT-AT Walkers which Luke defeated using ropes. Clone Wars fans know about four leg AT-TE Walkers and AT-RT Walkers which was one man cybernetic enhancement. I just learned about ...
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Why was Rahm Kota accepted into the Jedi Order?

Introduction General Rahm Kota was a Jedi Master and General during the Clone Wars and later appeared in the Star Wars: the Force Unleashed, both as enemy and ally of Galen Marek. His Wookieepedia ...
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How do AT-TE Walkers climb vertical cliffs?

In Star Wars: The Clone Wars TV series, AT-TE Walkers were able to climb vertical walls like lizards (Battle of Teth). You can also see it in Star Wars: The Clone Wars video game. What mechanism in ...
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Who is the voice actor of Grataa in Star Wars: the Old Republic?

Introduction Let me first say that I am not sure that this question is great for this SE, but seeing as I found none more suitable, I'm posting it here. In Star Wars: the Old Republic, by Bioware, ...
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Were AT-AT Walkers in “Star Wars: Rebels” original ones?

AT-AT Walkers are surely tough guys as seen in the movies, especially in Battle of Hoth. In S01E01 (Droids in Distress) of Star Wars: Rebels TV series, Were those Walkers original ones appeared in ...
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What Happens to Jedi Ashes

What is done with a Jedi's ashes after they are cremated? For example, after Qui-Gon Jinn was killed by Darth Maul in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, his physical body was burned in a ...
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Why weren't there Hyperspace Interdiction Cruisers near Hoth? [duplicate]

While Battle of Hoth was considered a major victory for Galactic Empire, Empire did fail to fully crush Rebel Alliance because rebels (mainly, leaders) successfully escaped (probably, this is the ...
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Is it ever viewable in canon where a Sith lightsaber breaks a Jedi's lightsaber?

Is it viewable anywhere in canon where a Sith's lightsaber disrupts a Jedi's lightsaber blade?
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Whose galaxy is being depicted in this image from Star Wars? [duplicate]

It was only after a recent question asking about whether this image of a galaxy could be derived from a real photo of a galaxy that another set of questions presented themselves. Can anyone tell me ...
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Is the galaxy depicted at the end of Empire Strikes Back a real galaxy?

I was reading this question about the Rebel fleet's rendezvous point, and it occurred to me that this galaxy below looks familiar: I can't tell from the image whether this is an artistic creation or ...
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How were lightsabers created? [duplicate]

I saw in a episode of The Clone Wars, Yoda teaching younglings to build their lightsabers purely on force instinct. Does this explain how Luke was able to construct his own lightsaber?
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Where was the Rebel fleet's rendezvous point at the end of The Empire Strikes Back?

At the end of The Empire Strikes Back the characters meet at the Rebel fleet's rendezvous point and look at an object that looks like a galaxy: So were they in intergalactic space or is this just ...
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Lightsaber combat trick [duplicate]

I read some of the posts here about lightsaber physics, but I never found an explanation to a question someone just asked me: When a lightsaber duel is happening, is it a useful tactic to turn off ...
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Why did the Separatists want to kill Padme?

What was the reason that Viceroy Gunray and the Separatist leaders were trying to kill Padme? It doesn't seem to make sense. She was leading an opposition to prevent the creation of an army for the ...
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Were there other clone armies created by the Kaminoans?

In Episode II, Obi-Wan finds the Kaminoans are creating a clone army for the Republic, and the prime minister of Kamino states: LAMA SU: Yes, a clone army. And, I must say, one of the finest we've ...