Questions tagged [darth-vader]

For questions about the character "Darth Vader", the primary antagonist in the original Star Wars films. Always use in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag and any other relevant work tags.

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Is the dating of Anakin's fall and redemption/death relative to his age intentional?

Anakin was born in 41.9 BBY. He had his 10th birthday a few days after Ep I ended, and 20th birthday a day before Ep II started. Moving forward, he fell to the dark side at the age of 23, and was ...
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Does “Vader” carry connotations of “father” to a speaker of Galactic Basic Standard?

An English speaker on Earth could be reasonably expected to be familiar with either the Dutch "vader" meaning father or the very similar German "vater", also meaning father. Obviously German and ...
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Was there a given reason that Sidious didn't plan for Vader's name?

In this question and especially it's accepted answer, it is established that the name 'Vader' was plucked from the Force in the moment of his rechristening. Now, Sidious had been planning to seduce ...
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Short film with Darth Vader on the subway?

I'm looking for the name of a short film where Darth Vader chases a kid through a subway station. This would be a late 70's or early 80's film. Probably a student film. It is live-action, not animated....
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Could Darth Vader Control the Empire

With Darth Vader's famous line "join me, and together we can defeat the Emperor". Even if he did end up defeating the Emperor, could he control the Empire? Does he have enough political power? or ...