Star Wars is a series of six (soon to be seven) films 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. The 7th film ...

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Acquired R2D2 Dome [on hold]

Simpliest way said, my husband purchased a R2D2 head from a store that resales abandoned freight to the public. It's brilliant fiber glass made, and converted to usb power. It has leds and sounds. We ...
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Star Wars Universe - ship designations [duplicate]

Many ships in the Star Wars franchise are named after their look: Y-wing, X-wing, K-wing etc. As the main alphabet in use is Aurebesh , why not name the ships after that? Looking at the link for ...
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Is there a test or trial to become a padawan?

We know that Jedi are recruited at a very young age. Anakin Skywalker himself was deemed "too old" to begin training at 9 years old. We also know that younglings are assigned in groups to a Jedi ...
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What did Mace Windu mean when he said that Anakin is too old to become an apprentice? [duplicate]

There is a scene in The Phantom Menace where the members of the Jedi Council tell Qui-Gon their decision about Anakin: MACE WINDU : He is too old. There is already too much anger in him. Did ...
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Were there any spacefaring Ewoks?

In the expanded universe do any Ewoks ever leave the forest moon?
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When did the Republic start to fight droids?

When did the droids or clones start fighting in Star Wars and why?
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Clone Trooper Medics

Did the Grand Army of the Republic have a specialised medical division with its own ranks? I know there's regular field medics and medical officers, there's also a 'chief medic'. Would it be plausible ...
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What is the fastest ship in Star Wars?

What is the fastest ship in Star Wars? Is it the Republic Warship or something else entirely?
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Using blasters against AT-ATs?

I've just rewatched Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, and during the Battle of Hoth, a rebel soldier said that the AT-AT shields were too strong for blasters. If that is so, why did they ...
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How old was Obi-Wan when he was apprenticed?

How old was Obi-Wan when Qui-Gon-Jinn took him as an apprentice? What age? And how long was Obi-Wan his apprentice?
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Planet farthest from Coruscant?

What is the planet farthest from Coruscant in the Star Wars Galaxy? I understand that this information might not be available. If it isn't, please tell me.
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Have any clones married?

I know that clones were made to fight for the Republic during the Clone Wars, and that's all they were used for. But after Order 66, there wasn't anyone to fight against anymore. So did any clones ...
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What happened to clones after Order 66? [duplicate]

After Order 66 was executed, what happened to the clones? Did they become stormtroopers? If so, what happened to them after they were too old to continue serving the Empire? Did they retire and lead a ...
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When did Luke learn his father's first name?

I've just rewatched Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, and I don't recall anyone mentioning Anakin by his first name. So my question is, when did Luke learn his father's first name, and who told him ...
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Are there Light side powers and “Light Jedi”?

To put into context, Force powers such as Force Lightning are considered exclusively Dark side powers. Dark Jedi are defined as Force users who have succumbed to the Dark side, yet are not officially ...
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Why do battle droids have personalities?

Civilian droids like protocol droids, I can see the importance of possessing sentient-like personalities. In military droids where intelligence is necessary, such as assassin or tactical droids, I can ...
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Does Dooku ever have plans to kill Sidious and rule himself? [duplicate]

We see numerous times over the course of Star Wars that a Sith will kill his master and take a new apprentice for himself with a plan to control the galaxy. We never see this behavior from Count ...
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Why didn't/couldn't the Emperor find Yoda? [duplicate]

It was previously known to the Republic (and, therefore, it stands to reason, the Empire) that Dagobah was one of several major unexplored Force-sensitive planets. Once Yoda and Obi-Wan went into ...
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Why does the title of The Force Awakens not include an episode number?

I just read the Vanity Fair issue about Star Wars, and one of the mistakes that the editor had to fix was that one article mistakenly referred to the upcoming movie as "Star Wars: Episode 7: The Force ...
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What had Darth Sideous planned for Darth Maul?

In "The Clone Wars" Series 5, episode 16 (The Lawless), Darth Sideous defeats Darth Maul in battle and tells him he has "other plans" for him. What were these plans?
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Elements of The Force in A New Hope

It occurred to me recently, having re-watched Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, that I didn't notice any occurences of the Force being used to physically manipulate anything throughout the movie. ...
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Can one's future self cause one's past self to have a Force vision?

Mastery of the Force can lead to many fantastical things, such as empathic and telepathic abilities, telekinesis, life extension, and the ability to predict the future to some extent (so-called "Force ...
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How does Obi-Wan reconcile the fact that the separatists apparently commissioned the clone army for the republic?

In Ep 2 he talked to Jango on Camino, who was clearly working under whoever hired/commissioned the clone army. Not minding that Jango told him that he was hired by Darth Tyrannus, he tracked Jango ...
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How old was Emperor Palpatine, and did the dark side keep him alive?

Does anyone know how old Emperor Palpatine was? He seems about 60 in Episode 1 and about 70 in 2 and 3 (I'd guess) so pretty old in the original trilogy - 90 ish? And, I think this counts as the same ...
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Has any Marvel superhero crossed into the Star Wars universe

Marvel at one point was putting out one-off comics that had to do with a What If scenario in which one of their main characters did something completely against that characters main tenents. During ...
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Could Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru have children?

At least in canon, there doesn't seem to be any evidence that Owen Lars and Beru Whitesun had biological offspring of their own. They are a more or less traditional, married, farming couple (albeit ...
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Had Anakin Skywalker killed anyone before Dooku?

Was Count Dooku his first kill or had he already slain many a foe?
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No Endor wildfires?

As everyone knows, there was no Endor holocaust when the Death Star exploded, even though there probably should have been one. But I've got to wonder about the events immediately prior. Endor is ...
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Can any animal use the Force?

The statement "Midi-chlorians are a microcopic lifeform that reside within all living cells..." made by Qui-Gon Jinn in The Phantom Menace implies that any living creature could potentially ...
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Did Obi-Wan Kenobi prefer Luke over Leia?

Obi-Wan Kenobi's biography on starwars.com states that he chose to live on Tatooine specifically to watch Luke as if he had always intended to train Luke and not Leia. It seems that Luke had the ...
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Are Anakin and Padme the same species?

I see no reason they should be (they come from different planets), but if so, how can they have children?
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In the Old Republic, where do little Jedi come from? [duplicate]

In Return of the Jedi, Luke tells Leia, "The Force is strong in my family. My father has it. I have it... My sister has it." This implies that Force sensitivity is a hereditary trait. In The Phantom ...
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Does the Death Star spin?

When a Death Star is not travelling from one sector to another, and when it is not in attack mode (i.e. not firing or gearing up to fire its primary weapon), does it rotate about an axis as a planet ...
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Is the death star's gravitational force strong enough to hold an atmosphere

The Death Star is the size of a small moon. Endor being a moon (not sure if it's small or not) has a rich atmosphere. Could the Death Star hold a nitrogen/oxygen based atmosphere with its gravity? ...
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Are lasers better than bullets? [duplicate]

A question I've always had when watching the Star Wars franchise is: Why use laser guns? I understand it's a different galaxy and technology may have advanced differently than on earth, but surely at ...
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Is the title “Dark Lord of the Sith” reserved for the Sith Master?

For the Sith Order under the Rule of Two (i.e. from Darth Bane to Palpatine), does the Sith Apprentice hold the title "Dark Lord of the Sith"? Or is the title reserved for only the Sith Master? In ...
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Where does Darth Maul get his robotic legs? [duplicate]

In the Star Wars the Clone Wars TV series (Series 4), episode 21 "Brothers", Savage Opress recovers an injured Darth Maul on the planet Lotho Minor. Similar questions on how Darth Maul managed to ...
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Why did the Empire need Force-wielding inquisitors and agents?

The Galactic Empire upheld the Sith tradition of the Rule of Two meaning that there could ever be one Sith master and one Sith apprentice. However, at the same time, the Empire made use of other dark ...
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Is the content from the X-wing miniatures game canon?

I'm a big fan of the X-Wing miniatures game by Fantasy Flight Games. The game first came out before Disney changed the Star Wars canon to include only content created after April 25, 2014 and all the ...
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Why did C-3P0 lie to Luke? [duplicate]

In the opening scene of Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope, as 3P0 and R2D2 are scuttling about the ship, 3P0 says: "There'll be no escape for the Princess this time". Obviously, he knows who ...
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Why did Luke want to join the Imperial Academy?

Full disclosure: I don't know what the Imperial Academy is - in fact, until I read a question here today, I assumed that the "academy" Luke spoke of was a Rebel Alliance training academy. However, ...
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Why did the Jedi take the clone army without further thought?

In The Attack of the Clones film, the Jedi find out about an army that was apparently ordered by a mysteryous Jedi, without authorization of the Jedi Council. They don't know what he ordered it for, ...
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Why couldn't Obi Wan help Luke on Bespin?

When Luke is leaving Dagobah to save Han and Leia, Obi Wan says: If you choose to face Vader, you will do it alone. I cannot interfere. Why? As a Force-ghost, Obi Wan can presumably go anywhere ...
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Did Yoda definitely know who the other hope was?

When Yoda said "there is another," I always figured it had to do with Darth Vader. The ending makes much more sense that way. The counter-argument that I keep seeing is that Yoda was specifically ...
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Which canon was Star Tours in before Star Wars Legends?

Prior to Legends becoming all non-canon, the Holocron described G-canon, T-canon, C-canon, S-canon, and N-canon. Which of these did the 1987-2010 version of Star Tours fall in? Which of these did ...
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Were the Jedi ever publicly accused of exploiting the clones?

The creation of the clone army was orchestrated by the Sith, but the Jedi seemed to show no qualms about using this army of clones genetically modified for obedience and bred for the sole purpose of ...
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Were lightsabers ever used as light sources?

Since lightsabers give off a visible glow, I could see a Jedi or a Sith using their lightsaber as a lighting source. They were already used as tools (at least in Episode I) so there are some ...
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If Leia was really “another” hope, how come Yoda thought she should be left to die?

I know a post was made a few months ago asking about who the other hope was, but those who believe Yoda was referring to Leia are forgetting some very important lines. LUKE: And sacrifice Han and ...
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Is an Intergalactic Army good for the jedi? [closed]

In a hypothetical scenario, after the end of the Clone Wars, if the Republic had won and the jedi hadn't been killed, what would be in the best interest for the jedi? A intergalacic army or each ...
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How do the (fancy) women in Star Wars keep their hair like that?

Anti-gravity hair-gel may be required. I've noticed that some of the women (such as senators and diplomats) in the prequels wear metallic "nets" or frames around their heads, but I'm not sure if ...