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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Who paid for the Clone army that Sifo Dyas ordered? [duplicate]

Knowing governments and that everything needs to be paid for, who authorized and paid for the clone army 10 years before the start of the clone wars? How is it the Kaminoan's started work without ...
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Who finished C-3PO?

Anakin left C-3PO without his outer coverings when they left Tatooine in Episode 1. Who finished him by the time they went back in Episode 2?
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How do Banthas survive on Tatooine?

As far as I can tell from their appearance, they're pretty much like woolly mammoths: Long shaggy fur, slow moving and high fat content. This type of biology would be better suited to planets like ...
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Exactly how secret was the reveal in The Empire Strikes Back?

Arguably the most famous scene in Star Wars is when Darth Vader reveals to Luke Skywalker that This surprise was kept secret to most of the crew and even the cast during production, with Dave ...
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What do the Stormtroopers do in the bridge of a Star Destroyer

Regarding the role of the Imperial Stormtroopers technicians in the bridge of a Star Destroyer, it's obvious that they are in charge of navigation and weapons. But what are the technical aspects of ...
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Is Guilded Age's Gravedust meant to be a homage to Obi-Wan?

[Note: Question contains spoilers for Guilded Age] He is clearly not a The Obi-Wan, but consider these major similarities, among others: . . So, my question is, is there any author/artist ...
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Is “I've got a bad feeling about this!” a reference to something else?

In every film of the Star Wars series someone, usually one of the main characters, says the line "I've got a bad feeling about this...". It's sort of one of the catch phrases associated with the ...
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How/Where does “Ewoks: The Battle for Endor” fit into the Star Wars timeline?

The question Are the ewok movies canonical? shows that The Battle for Endor is at least canonical to a certain extent. That being so, where does it fit into the Star Wars main storyline, i.e., the ...
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What exactly happened “Ten years ago”?

During Attack of the Clones, there are repeated mentions of certain key events taking place "10 years ago" including (to the best of my memory) Sifo-Dias' ordering the clone army from the Kaminoans , ...
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During the production and screenwriting of Empire Strikes Back, was it Leia who was planned to be “The Other”?

In Empire Strikes Back, Yoda says to the spirit of Obi-Wan: Obi-Wan: "that boy is our last hope" Yoda: "There is another" And in Return of the Jedi, they reveal that he was talking about Leia. ...
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Doesn’t the existence of the Chosen One indicate the Sith’s existence?

If the Jedi Council didn't believe that the Sith were in existence in Episode 1, then: why would there be a debate over the need to train the chosen one (Anakin); and, wouldn't the universe's ...
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How did skilled Clonetroopers transition to incompetent Stormtroopers? [duplicate]

When the Clonetroopers were working for the Jedi, they were dedicated, clever, and personable, whereas the Imperial Stormtroopers come off as bungling, uncoordinated drones with poor aim. Granted, as ...
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Can an Imperial-class Star Destroyer land?

In Episode III, you see that Venator-class Star Destroyers can land, load troops and perform other logistical operations and in Episode II, you see the same with Acclamator-class cruisers. Does this ...
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What does the Rule of Two actually mean? [duplicate]

Does it mean "A master has only one apprentice, if he becomes a master we part and search for new apprentices each" or always "enter random number here" masters with apprentice, or even "There can ...
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Why don't non-Jedi's carry lightsabers as tools? [duplicate]

If lightsabers can cut through anything, why don't more people (especially bounty hunters) carry lightsabers as a simple cutting tool? It has been proven here why non-Jedi don't carry lightsabers as ...
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Why is Mother Yolanda a Yoda knockoff?

Mother Yolanda of "Sister Claire" webcomic seems to be a very deliberate and in-your-face Yoda knockoff (in the order of specificity of traits): She is a leader of a religious order She is shown as ...
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What is the mass of an AT-TE?

The Wookieepedia Page about the AT-TE does apparently not contain info on its mass/weight (presuming a gravity like on Earth). Is a canonical source on this available? If yes: Which?, if no: How much ...
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Was the scene in Episode IV about Han Solo and a human Jabba, in the Original movies?

Ok, what I mean is that I don't recall and I can't seem to find it anywhere, is if the scene with Declan Mulholland acting as Jabba was in the final cut from the original Ep. IV or if it was cut (for ...
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Perfect eye-sight “A Long Time Ago.” [duplicate]

It just occurred to me that I don't remember anyone wearing glasses in the SW movie universe. Is this correct? Are there people wearing glasses in the EU (even if it's not Disney canon anymore)?
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How did Chewbacca find C-3PO's parts?

While in Cloud City, C-3PO is shot by a stormtrooper, torn into pieces, and thrown in the trash. Chewbacca finds all of his parts, narrowly saving him from the incinerator. How in the hell did ...
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Why was it a mistake to come out of hyperspace close to Hoth?

From the script: Alarms sound throughout the hidden Rebel base. In the control room, a controller urgently gestures for General Rieekan to check a computer scan. CONTROLLER ...
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Does (weaponized) laser exist in the Star Wars universe?

Light sabers are not made of light, nor have they anything to do with lasers (even if there are people who mistakenly refer to them as "laser swords"). Blaster bolts are also not lasers. They travel ...
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How did the Republic pay for the clone army?

I remember reading in one of the Republic Commando books about Besany Wessen doing some investigating within the Treasury, but don't remember it ever leading to anything except the Skirata Clan ...
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How does Grevious get his first lightsaber?

I understand that he takes them as trophies from defeated opponents, but how does he get his first one? Does he defeat a Jedi without a lightsaber (who?)? Or is he given one by a Sith?Does he make ...
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Are only Force Sensitives able to see Force Ghosts?

And is the clarity of the Force Ghost as visible to you directly proportional to how much training in using/sensing the Force you have? In the Original Trilogy, Obi-Wan's ghost only appears to Luke; ...
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Why was Han Solo on Tatooine?

When Solo meets Greedo in the Mos Eisley cantina, he tells him: I was just going to see your boss. Tell Jabba... Before shooting him and walking out. He doesn't go and see Jabba, so what was he ...
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Why did Qui-Gon consider Obi-Wan to not be ready for Knighthood?

In TPM, Obi-Wan is a 25-year old Padawan who according to Qui-Gon is not yet ready to take the Trials. Of course, Qui-Gon changes his tune when he finds Anakin and wants to take the Chosen One on as ...
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Did many of the Jedi fall to the dark side during the Clone Wars

Did many of the Jedi fall to the dark side during the clone wars? As most of the Jedi didn't go on a lot of missions before the war. Then being thrusted into nonstop conflict, leading clones armies, ...
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How many Jedi Masters have become Sith

After answering this question, I came up with my own. What if Palpatine/Sidious had allowed Anakin to complete his Jedi training before trying to tempt him to the Dark side? Then I realized that, ...
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Why did Palpatine care about Anakin Skywalker in the Prequels given Palpatine's pretty good Force Vision?

Why did Palpatine care about Anakin (Vader)(Sorry, uh, spoiler alert), especially when considering his powerful "future force visions"? Palpatine organizes the framework-setting order 66 to kill the ...
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How are non-living things connected to the Force?

If the Force is an energy field created by all living things, what did Yoda mean by You must feel the Force around you; here, between you, me, the tree, the rock, everywhere, yes. Even between ...
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Are communications jammers common in the Star Wars universe?

During the speeder bike chase in Return Of the Jedi, Luke Skywaker instructs Leia to jam the communications of the Imperial Scout Troopers they are chasing/being chased by. The jammer seems to be ...
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Did the Empire use independent contractors to build either of the Death Stars?

While I doubt that either Death Star required aluminum siding or roofers, Randal has a fair point in Clerks. While Imperial Stormtroopers are enlisted from all across the galaxy, many of them would ...
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Is it “the Jedi way” to kill a defenseless being if they pose a sufficient threat?

TL;DR version: Mace Windu was willing to execute Palpatine on the spot, because he recognized that Palpatine was "too dangerous to be kept alive", and feared both Palpatine's influence on Anakin, and ...
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Why did Palpatine save Vader?

Really, why did he? We see in the prequels (and even more so in the EU) how whenever a Sith becomes weak, he gets killed off by his own kind. One example is the Apprentice who becomes more powerful ...
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After cutting down his limbs, should Obi-Wan have spared Vader of the horrible pain of a slow death in the lava as a tribute to an old friend? [duplicate]

This is not a duplicate of this: Why did Obi-Wan leave Vader on Mustafar?. EDIT: The question I mentioned answers why Obi-Wan didn't kill Vader to make sure he's no longer a threat?. The answer to ...
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What human rights did the clone troopers have?

The Clone Troopers in the prequel trilogy were genetically engineered to fight the Clone Wars. This question establishes that each trooper was individual and some excelled at different things. The ...
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Has any reference been made to Earth or the Milky Way in Star Wars EU?

I know this might sound really stupid, but I was wondering if any references had ever been made to the existence of Earth or our solar system or the Milky Way anywhere in the Star Wars EU. EDIT: ...
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Why did Jedi in the prequel movies use the force offensively?

One of the Yoda's quotes which sticks in my mind most from the original series is A Jedi uses the force for knowledge and defense, NEVER for attack! To back this up we see Vader and Sidious ...
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How does the Prophecy of the Chosen One relate to the EU?

George Lucas gave the definitive interpretation of the meaning of the prophecy of the Chosen One and the phrase "balance to the Force" on the Revenge of the Sith commentary track: "[...] Which ...
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How was Grievous able to defeat Jedi?

Since Grievous could not use the force, wouldn't a simple force push always eliminate the danger to a Jedi? Note: unlike many of the other enemies of the Jedi, Grievous appears to have no weapons but ...
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Why did The Galactic Republic allow Trade Federation to have a military?

Trade Federation had its own military. With Galaxy class deadly battleships, it was capable of creating space blockades (Yes, Naboo is in my mind). Why would The Galactic Republic even allow that ...
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In The Clone Wars movie, why can't Anakin understand Huttese?

After returning his son to Jabba in his palace, the Crime Lord orders the Jedi to be executed immediately, the protocol droid dutifully translates this to the victims from Huttese and Ahsoka and ...
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Why did the Jedi believe the Sith had been extinct if they knew about the Rule of Two? [duplicate]

When Qui-Gon encounters Darth Maul and the Jedi realise he was a Sith, they are amazed, having believed that they had been extinct for a long time. On the other hand, at the end of Episode I, Yoda ...
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Who is the eponymous Jedi in Return of the Jedi?

I had always assumed the Jedi in the title of Return of the Jedi referred to Luke Skywalker's return from defeat. But Jedi is its own plural -- could it be referring to the rebuilding of the ...
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Is Darth Vader really afraid of the Emperor?

In Episode VI, during their conversation before meeting the Emperor, Luke asks Vader to give up on the Emperor and join him instead, at which Vader replies: "You don't know the power of the Dark Side, ...
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Did Qui Gon know the Queen was a double?

During the attack on Naboo, Padme used a decoy and posed as one of her own handmaidens. When she later reveals herself to the Gungans, Obi Wan looks genuinely surprised but Qui-Gon smiles. Earlier in ...
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What Academy was Luke trying to attend?

Reminded of Luke's general restlessness by this question I realized that I didn't know what sort of Academy Luke was trying to attend. He wanted to apply, but Uncle Owen wanted him to stay on another ...
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Is Jar Jar alive?

I know there are questions about Jar Jar’s age and relevance in the films already, but I was under the impression that when all the Jedi were killed between 3 and 4 that he had been murdered as well. ...