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Questions tagged [ewoks]

Ewoks are a fictional fur bearing species of hunter-gatherers featured in the Star Wars Universe. They resemble Teddy Bears and reside on the forest moon of Endor.

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Was Wicket W. Warrick named after Warwick Davis?

Wicket W. Warrick is an Ewok from the Star Wars universe. The character first appeared in Return of the Jedi and was intended to be played by R2-D2 actor Kenny Baker. However, Baker fell ill and was ...
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Do Ewoks only eat people on special occasions? [duplicate]

An often glossed over point of Return of the Jedi is the fact that the cute fluffy Ewoks plan to cook and eat the rebels as the main course in a “celebratory feast”. Has this aspect of Ewok culture ...
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Did Lucas always intend the Ewoks to be specifically for children?

It's no argument that for a while, the Ewoks were heavily marketed towards children. However, at least to me, their appearance in Return of the Jedi doesn't really gel with their later cutesy, ...
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Are Ewoks pygmy relatives of Wookiees?

Are Ewoks pygmy relatives of Wookiees, or are they a completely different species? I've wondered about this for many years, but they never address it in the films. They look just like them, but tiny. ...
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How did C3PO know the Ewok Language?

After writing an answer for this question Does the galactic civilisation in Star Wars have a policy towards primitive races? it was brought to my attention that it is possible the Ewoks were known ...
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How often do ewoks eat sentients?

In Return of the Jedi, the ewoks plan on eating Luke, Han and Chewie. THREEPIO: I'm rather embarrassed, General Solo, but it appears you are to be the main course at a banquet in my honor. At this ...
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If Endor is a forest moon, where is its planet?

If Endor is a forest moon, where is its planet? It doesn't appear to be visible in The Return of the Jedi and I don't recall seeing it in the fantastic1 Ewok movies. 1. I was 6 when I last watched ...
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Why did the Ewoks think C-3PO was a god?

Is there any evidence about the specific reason that they instantly came to revere him as a deity? They must have seen droids before, especially if the Empire had been there long enough to build the ...
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Why didn't the Ewoks attempt to kill Leia?

In Star Wars: Episode VI: Return of the Jedi, Ewoks separately encountered Leia, and Luke, Chewie, Han, and the droids. When Wicket came across Leia, he brought her back to the camp for safety. When a ...
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Is there any connection between Mace from Caravan of Courage and Mace Windu?

While watching the first Star Wars Ewok movie; Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure I noticed that one of the main characters was called Mace. This of course made me think of Mace Windu from Episodes ...
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Did the Ewoks continue to think C-3PO was a god?

In Return of the Jedi, our heroes are taken prisoner by Ewoks -- except for C-3PO: THREEPIO: I could be mistaken. They're using a very primitive dialect. But I do believe they think I am some sort ...
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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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Are there any known Jedi or Sith Ewoks?

Are there any known Jedi or Sith from the Ewok species? It seems to me that any species with enough intelligence is capable of becoming Force sensitive.
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Movie about a small man climbing giant steps?

As a child I watched a movie in which I think I remember: A man (Mark Hamill, I believe) and an ewok (I think) are climbing giant steps to face a giant spider. If I'm not mistaken, since this was ...
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Battle at the end of Return of the Jedi [duplicate]

At the end of Return of the Jedi, how do the Ewoks the Stormtroopers? The Stormtroopers are genetically enginered killers. Plus they have head to toe body armour, laser weapons and Imperial Walkers. ...
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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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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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Are the Ewok movies canonical? [duplicate]

Are the movies, Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985), and Caravan of Courage - The Ewok Adventure (1984) considered canonical, or just children's movies that happen to involve a Star Wars license? Some ...
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Is the species name “Ewoks” simply “Wookiees” with the syllables reversed?

One group of the furry critters is tall and technologically advanced, while the other is smaller and more primitive. Did George Lucas state whether or not the Ewoks name is simply and conveniently ...
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Why do the Ewoks have weapons of war?

In Return of the Jedi the Ewoks join the Rebels in the fight against the Empire. Into the battle the Ewoks bring a multitude of weapons: stone axes, bow and arrows, hang gliders, swinging log smashers ...
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Is there an astronomical name given to the Ewoks' home?

'Endor' is not the actual name of the satellite-moon that the Ewoks dwell(ed?) upon. It's actually the second moon orbiting the planet named Endor, and not Endor itself. In any Star Wars canon, was ...
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Were the Ewoks already planning an offensive or revolt?

I just watched Return of the Jedi, and while I am willing to accept that there is a lot about the Endor Forest Moon battle and the Ewoks in general that doesn't quite add up1, this watching left me ...
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What was the name of the 80s scifi show that had ewoks?

It is possible they weren't ewoks, but as a kid I identified them as being the same as ewoks.. Basic plot: A family (husband, wife, couple of kids) crash land their spaceship on a planet. They meet ...
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How do we know they were called 'Ewoks'?

I just finished watching Return of the Jedi, and I don't remember actually hearing any of the characters referring to the teddy-bear-like creatures as 'Ewoks'. Where did that name actually come from?