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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Do any clones refuse order 66?

When the clones are issued with order 66, telling them to turn on the Jedi, do any refuse and side with the Jedi?
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Who created the character Darth Bane?

I was having a debate with this guy on YouTube and was wondering, was it George Lucas who created this character along with the Rule of Two? The only two quotes I could find about it were these on ...
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Separatist stronghold on Mustafar?

In the novelization of Episode III, there is a scene that portrays Gen. Grievous explaining why the Separatists leader are being moved from Utapau to another Outher Ring planet, Mustafar, to viceroy ...
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Questioning the Accuracy of Storm Troopers [duplicate]

On Tatooine after the Jawa traders are attacked Luke mentions that it must have been sand people who had done it. Ben Kenobi corrects him by saying that they were only made to think it was sand people ...
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Where is Obi-Wan's lightsaber?

In Episode III (final battle), we can see Kenobi vs Vader (Anakin) and two white lightsabers. After he defeats Vader, Kenobi takes Vader's lightsaber and ( I think ) keeps his own. In Episode IV, ...
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Was the garbage compactor deliberately triggered to crush Our Heroes?

When Luke, Leia, Han, and Chewie exit stage left into the air vent on the floor of the detention level, they have a brief conversation: Han: Look, I had everything under control until you led us ...
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Are shields in the Star Wars universe the same technology as Lightsabers?

The Gungans had some impressive shield technology that I presume The Empire/Galactic Republic had similar sorts of technology. When using these shields in the Battle of Naboo in The Phantom Menance, ...
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What would've happened if Anakin had not turned into Vader [closed]

I know that Vader was a big part of the series but what if Anakin had stayed Anakin? If he never turned and if he never became a cyborg would he still have been as famous as he is now?
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Why did darth bane not get shown in the movies [closed]

I know about darth bane and his reputation but why doesn't he get introduced in the movies supposedly being the strongest sith of all time why doesn't he get anything with his power and with his fame? ...
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Will new Star Wars movie continuity affect the continuity of the old movies?

(I thought Does new star wars continuity only affect post Jedi EU was going to be along these lines on first read of the title, but this question is different.) Is there any on-record statement about ...
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Does new Star Wars continuity only affect post-Jedi EU?

I have read this press release a couple of times. In order to give maximum creative freedom to the filmmakers and also preserve an element of surprise and discovery for the audience, Star Wars ...
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How did Jabba get his tail injured in/before “Return of the Jedi”?

Trying to answer this Q, I just re-watched HD version of ROTJ and noticed that Jabba the Hutt had an injury on his tail. Originally, I thought it was from a blaster bold shot by Luke as he was ...
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What was the character that cried “jabba jabba” in Star Wars?

In the Star Wars trilogy, at some point a minor character cried/grunted something like "jabba jabba" (no relationship to the Hutt) or "joba joba". I believe this was in reaction to something the ...
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Does ones ability to use the force depend on distance? [duplicate]

In all the action scenes I'm familiar with, the force is used only on people or objects nearby within visual sight of the force user. However there are situations where force users can sense ...
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How strong was the Empire's fleet around the time of the Battle of Yavin?

What was the strength of the Empire's fleet around the time of the Battle of Yavin, specifically capital ships (star destroyers, dreadnoughts, etc)?
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If the Death Star was able to move, did it ever collide with anything?

After reading this question (How did the Death Star move?) it sounds like the Death Star moves by firing ion drives around its equator. The answer also states that it can move faster than the speed of ...
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How did Obi-wan become more powerful? [duplicate]

In reference to this question about if Obi-wan become more powerful, I'm curious to know how it was possible for him to become more powerful. In reference to this quote: You can't win, Darth. If ...
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Why is there an adult Dianoga living on a brand new Death Star?

With reference to this question: What exactly is the creature living in the garbage compactor on the detention level? Why is there a fully grown Dianoga living on a brand new Death Star? The Death ...
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What exactly is the creature living in the garbage compactor on the detention level?

What is the creature that grabs Luke by the leg and pulls him under the water in the garbage compactor on the detention level of the first Death Star? All we see is one eye and one tentacle, which is ...
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Where is the Emperor in New Hope?

During the entire runtime of Episode IV: A New Hope, even though he is mentioned a few times, the Emperor is never actually shown on screen. And even when he is mentioned it's more of a passing ...
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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 ...