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Questions tagged [jar-jar-binks]

For questions about the character Jar Jar Binks from Star Wars. Only use if the question is about Jar Jar and doesn't just mention him. Always use in conjunction with the [star-wars] tag.

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Why did they choose Jar Jar Binks as the Gungan Representative of Naboo?

Now, we all know the out of universe reason for Jar Jar's ongoing existence, but apart from "he was friends with the Senator and a few Jedi", why would Naboo have risked putting Jar Jar in front of ...
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Why is Jar Jar Binks in Star Wars: Clone Wars?

Since the Phantom Menace was released in 1999, Jar Jar Binks has been almost universally hated by audiences. Fast forward to 2008, Star Wars: Clone Wars season 1 airs, and oddly Jar Jar Binks is ...
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How many times is Jar Jar killed in Lego Star Wars?

A common trope in the Lego Star Wars shorts is to kill off Jar Jar Binks. How many times does this happen though? How many times is Jar Jar Binks killed/destroyed in Lego Star Wars? To avoid making ...
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What is J.J. Abrams opinion of fan theory of Jar Jar as the ultimate Sith Lord?

There is a popular fan theory originating on Reddit thread covering this topic. I have always thought Jar Jar held a more substantial role in the Star Wars universe. His action to give Palpatine ...
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How old was Jar-Jar by Gungan standards?

With all the ragging on Jar Jar Binks for the ... less than wise way he is portrayed to behave, it dawned on me; he basically behaves in a very juvenile way, yet is judged by the fans as an adult. ...
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What happened to Jar Jar Binks when the Senate became “no more”? [duplicate]

In Episode IV: A New Hope when Commander Tagge is talking about the Rebellion gaining support in the senate Grand Moff Tarkin enters as says The Imperial Senate will no longer be of any concern to ...
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Has George Lucas or another Star Wars director ever stated that Jar Jar Binks' character was in anyway influenced by C-3PO?

Both Jar Jar and C-3PO utter this phrase: How Rude? It seems likely to me that Jar Jar and C-3PO serve a similar purpose: Comic ...
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Did George Lucas ever comment on why he created Jar Jar Binks? [duplicate]

Everyone seems to hate Jar Jar Binks. So why did George Lucas create him? The story of Binks and his people doesn't really contribute anything to the story, and I find that the parts involving Binks ...
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Why did Jar Jar vote differently than Amidala would have?

Padmé Amidala was known to be against the creation of the Republic's Army, stating that raising an army would inevitably lead to war: Padmé : I warn you, if you vote to create this army, war will ...
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Is Jar Jar alive?

I know there are questions about Jar Jar’s age and relevance in the films already, but I was under the impression that when all the Jedi were killed between 3 and 4 that he had been murdered as well. ...
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Could Jar Jar Binks live long enough to appear in the next Star Wars trilogy?

What is the lifespan of a Gungan, how old was Jar Jar in the Episode I–III trilogy, and when does the VII–IX trilogy take place in reference to the I–III trilogy?
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Is Jar-Jar Binks responsible for the creation of the Empire? [duplicate]

I have heard some claim that Jar-Jar Binks was responsible for the creation of the Empire. If so, how, and was he the sole reason, or were there other elements?
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Was there really hype around Jar-Jar Binks before the release of The Phantom Menace?

In the Fanboy movie, there is this scene where a man proudly shows a Jar-Jar Binks tattoo he got. For those who don't know about Fanboy, the action takes place before the release of Star Wars: ...
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Does The Character of Jar-Jar Binks Serve An Actual Purpose in Star Wars?

I'm not asking about just an in-universe explanation. I'm talking about from the point of view of a writer or of someone analyzing a film or written story. I recently re-watched all six Star Wars ...
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Does Jar-Jar have some Force ability?

It seems that Jar-Jar has some very lucky breaks during the battle of Naboo. Is it possible that he has some innate hidden Force ability?