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What were the prevailing real-life cultural connotations of “clones” in 1975 (Star Wars' 3rd draft)?

The original 1976 Star Wars script references The Clone Wars (which wouldn't be realised in fiction until decades later): LEIA: General Kenobi, years ago you served my father in the Clone Wars. Now ...
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How are the clones created in Star Wars

In Star Wars, has it been mentioned how the clone troopers & any other clones are created? By that I mean, was somatic cell nuclear transfer the method that was used?
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When clones died during battle what would they do with them afterwards? [duplicate]

If a clone died in battle, would he be buried there, left on the battlefield, or would they be taken somewhere else? We know they take count of casualties but I don't remember ever seeing anything ...
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Did Clone troopers suffer from PTSD?

It is not unheard off for people that have gone through a traumatic experience to develop Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD.) Soldiers and those in the military are known to experience PTSD more ...
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Could clones be force-sensitive?

I am referring specifically to clones of Jango Fett from Attack of the Clones. Could one or more of these clones, from an original that is not force-sensitive be force-sensitive, without any genetic ...
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How much did the first batch of 20,000 clones cost the republic?

Without including weapons (1,000 credits per blaster), armour (though I'd love to know how much one set of Phase I armour costs), and DNA (I bet it cost the republic extra to have a famous warrior ...
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Why didn't the Clone Troopers have their sex drives removed or suppressed?

Based off their art preferences, the Clone Troopers seemed to have an appreciation for the female form. The Star Wars: The Clone Wars episode "The Deserter" features a former Clone Trooper named Cut ...
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Do the Clones know that Dooku was Tyranus?

Count Dooku killed Jedi Master Sifo-Dyas and impersonated him in order to order the Clone Army. Since Dooku ordered the Clone army, does that mean the Clones know Dooku is the one who ordered them; if ...
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Would certain defective clones have the inhibitor chip?

This question has bothered me since I learned about the Bad Batch. They are a group of positively defective clone commandos. Were they defective enough to not have an inhibitor chip placed in them at ...
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In Star Wars, why do clones not grow facial hair in their growth-tanks?

I've noticed clones of various characters always come out of their cloning cylinders with no facial (yet often have hair on their head). Why is that? For example Cylo in the recent Darth Vader comics ...
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Why didn't all the Jedi across the galaxy sense the clones before their deaths? [duplicate]

In Revenge of the Sith, Palpatine told all the Clone Commanders across the galaxy, to execute Order 66. While the Jedi were on missions, the clones were given an order and not one Jedi sensed ...
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Do the children of clones age more rapidly in Star Wars?

Boba Fett had a child in Legends. Since clones age more quickly than normal humans (at least Kaminoan clones do), if a clone has a child with a non-clone human, is there any Legends example of the ...
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Why doesn't the Separatist Army use more non-droid soldiers?

In the Clone Wars, we see the Separatists use mostly droids in their army. The droids are a cheap and efficient force to field, but they have shown some weakness in combat with clones. In some ...
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Darth Vader's relationship with the 501st Legion

The Clone Wars series explore much about the relationship between Anakin Skywalker and his troopers, the 501st Legion who would later be renamed Vader's Fist. While Darth Vader does not seem to regard ...
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Were Clone Troopers paid or rewarded in any way for their service?

(Inspired by this question) On Coruscant, there existed at least one "Clone Bar", know as "79's". This bar was privately owned, so the clones presumably had to buy their own food and drink. This ...
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Why are canon Clone Troopers replaced?

With reference to Why did the Empire discontinue the clone trooper program? Same question but strictly no Legends. I want to know the reason within the Disney canon's context, as a lot of things with ...
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When were the Clone Troopers replaced with regular humans?

It is clear in the original trilogy (Episodes IV-VI) that the Storm Troopers are regular humans. Mostly because of the funny scene, where a tall Trooper hits his head on a low door while his ...
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Why is the clone army so…small?

In Attack of the Clones, Lama Su says that 200,000 clone units were ready, and a million were on the way. Now I am assuming one unit means one clone trooper. Considering that there were a million ...
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What happened to all of the clones after the clone wars? [duplicate]

So once Star Wars episode IV: A New Hope starts, the Clone Wars are over, but what is the fate of the clones? Are the stormtroopers in episodes IV, V and VI leftover clone troopers? Did the Kamino ...
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How do Clone Troopers tell each other apart in battle?

How do Clone Troopers without unique markings tell each other apart in battle? Clone Officers and even Jedi seem to be able to distinguish individual basic Clone Troopers (plain white armor, or armor ...
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Wouldn't creating millions or billions of clones for the Republic's armies create enormous and weird disturbances in the Force?

In A New Hope, Kenobi could feel the sudden deaths of the population of Alderaan, and in Empire Strikes Back, both the Emperor and Vader could feel Luke's Force awakening, referring to it as "a great ...
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How much does a clone cost?

The clone troopers that formed the basis of the Republic's new army were paid for by a combination of Count Dooku's wealth — which was apparently staggering — and other funds. What was ...
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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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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 the Jango Fett template?

During the clone rebellion on Kamino, the 501st secured Jango Fett's DNA template before finishing off the remaining renegade clones. That was about a decade before the rebellion's attack. So are ...
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Would a Jedi (Sith) clone be force-full or force-less

Just seen a picture of Vader Force-choking a trooper. And then I started wondering: what if they had cloned a Sith (or a Jedi). Would the clones have the Force? Specifically, would they have the same ...
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Did they take regular prisoners in the Clone Wars?

I know in the Clone Wars TV show, there are numerous examples of Jedi and Separatist leaders being taken prisoner. Is there any instance where either the Separatists took regular clone troopers ...
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Who was/were the last clone(s)?

I know that many clone troopers became Imperial stormtroopers, but for how long? Do we have any information on the last of them?
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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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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 ...
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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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What happens to deceased clones?

What happens when a clone soldier (clonetroopers and stormtroopers included) dies? Does the republic/empire have a mass body disposal facility? Do they bury the dead troopers? Is the equipment issued ...
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Why did Chancellor Palpatine create the Clone Wars?

I'd like to know why did Chancellor Palpatine created the Clone Wars? It doesn't make sense to me that the Chancellor was both head of the Republic and the Sith.
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are the clones still good or are they not? would they go back with the Jedi? [closed]

Are the clones still on the good side a little bit or are the completely evil in episodes 4-6? Could they become good again?
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Did Jango Fett have a weak mind?

The Jedi 'mind trick' is implied to only work on those with weak minds at numerous points in the series. The trick has been shown to work on stormtroopers in A New Hope. Is the "weak mind" of ...
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Could a killed Clone Trooper be used as spare part for a wounded one?

As we see here, in Star-Wars, cybernetics is preferred over cloning to replace a lost limb. But what if the clone is already there? In the particular case of Clone Troopers is there any mention ...
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Why Did the Empire Use Storm/Clone Troopers and not Droids?

The Separatists were under control of Count Dooku, who was under Sidious' control, who was essentially running the entire Clone War and using it as an excuse to take over the Republic and turn it into ...
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What is life like for a clone trooper or a stormtrooper?

I know The Clone Wars (the current CGI animated series, not the original animated one) shows what training is like for the clones and we see the clones and some of what they go through while serving ...
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How difficult is it to create a clone?

In the Star Wars universe, the concept of clones is not new. Obi-wan, when he learns of them, is somewhat versed in the basics of cloning and able to ask relevant, on-topic questions. This suggests ...
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Was there any in-Universe mention of a technology to clone individual organs/limbs?

As part of answering " Why are Anakin and Luke fitted with cybernetic hands? ", I tried to remember any mention of a canonical (any canon) technology to grow a cloned organ or a limb - as opposed to a ...
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What were the natural lifespans of Kamino and Spaarti clones?

If said clones were not killed in battles, what was the average life expectancy of both Kamino-grown, Fett-type clones and Spaarti technology clones? I'd expect it to be less than humans, due to ...
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Are clones allowed to retire?

In Star Wars: The Clone Wars, clone troopers are created to be the Republic's foot soldiers in the war. The season 2 episode The Deserter implied that troopers can't just go AWOL. But do they have ...
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Why did the Clone Troopers switch sides in Star Wars?

I must admit I'm a little hazy with SW in general, but why did the clones switch sides? I think it was due to some special code being used, but why did they do it? The clones were bred for obedience, ...