Questions tagged [revenge-of-the-sith]

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith (2005, sixth movie produced). Set about 19 years before the Battle of Yavin (Episode IV) it depicts the fall of the Jedi order and the beginning of the Empire. Use with the [star-wars] tag.

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Why would Windu say the Senate would decide the fate of Palpatine?

From Star Wars: The Revenge of the Sith: Mace Windu: In the name of the Senate of the Galactic Republic, you are under arrest, Chancellor. Palpatine: Are you threatening me, Master Jedi? Mace Windu: ...
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Why does Padme still have a belly even after child birth? [duplicate]

Why does Padme still have a belly even after child birth? Here is the picture of Padme's dead body. I believe she gave birth before death. Is she died with baby in her body?
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What does “take you in” mean?

Early on in Revenge of the Sith, Obi-Wan and Anakin are flying a half-burned spaceship: Obi-Wan: Five thousand. Fire ships on the left and the right. Pilot: We'll take you in. (Pilot sprays water on ...
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What is Obi-Wan referring to when he says “five thousand”?

Early on in Revenge of the Sith, Obi-Wan and Anakin are flying a half-burned spaceship: Obi-Wan: Five thousand. Fire ships on the left and the right. Pilot: We'll take you in. (Pilot sprays water on ...
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What does Grievous mean?

Anakin: All the escape pods have been launched. OBI-WAN: Grievous. Anakin: Can you fly a cruiser like this? Obi-Wan: You mean, do I know how to land what's left of this thing? What does Grievous mean?...
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Why does Jedi even need appointment to meet council?

Obi-Wan says to Anakin: Obi-Wan: The only reason the council has approved your appointment is because the Chancellor trusts you. Why does Jedi even need appointment to meet council?
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Were the clones originally supposed to be mind controlled?

This question is a little out-of-universe, but it's got me curious. In Attack of the Clones, we see the massive clone army that Palpatine has secretly arranged for the Republic. These clones are ...
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How does Obi-Wan owe one to Anakin if he doesn't get saved?

Anakin says to Obi-Wan: Anakin: All right. But you owe me one, and not for saving your skin for the tenth time. How does Obi-Wan owe one to Anakin if he doesn't get saved ?
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Why did Yoda question Palpatine that way?

Yoda says to Palpatine: Yoda: At an end your rule is. And not short enough it was. If so powerful you are, why leave? Palpatine is not going anywhere then why did Yoda question him about leaving in ...
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Why does Obi-Wan think requesting Senator Organa's presence at a special session of Congress is not a trap?

Mas Amedda: Senator Organa, the supreme Chancellor requests your presence at a special session of Congress. I will be there. Senator Organa: He'll be expecting you. Could be a trap. Obi-Wan: I don't ...
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Does Anakin really not want to be on council?

Obi-Wan: The fact of the matter is you are too close to the Chancellor. The council doesn't like it when he interferes in Jedi affairs. Anakin: I swear to you, I didn't ask to be put on the council. ...
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How can a Jedi fight without hate and anger?

Anakin and Count Dooku are battling each other: Count Dooku: I sense great fear in you, Skywalker. You have hate. You have anger. But you don't use them. How can a Jedi fight without hate and anger?
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Did Palpatine have the very same powers as Darth Plagueis? [duplicate]

In the Senate, and later again in his office, chancellor Palpatine tells Anakin how Darth Plagueis taught him everything before being slain by Palpatine. Does this include the power to save lives and ...
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Why didn't Yoda use his lightsaber to block Force lightning?

In Attack Of The Clones, Obi-Wan used his lightsaber to block Count Dooku's Force lightning; Mace Windu did the same thing in Revenge Of The Sith to counter Palpatine's. Why didn't Yoda do that in ...
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Why didn't Darth Sidious detect Yoda inside the Galactic Senate building before Yoda walked into his office? [duplicate]

In the movie Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, I am wondering why Darth Sidious didn't detect Yoda's presence inside the Galactic Senate building until Yoda walked into his office and also as to why he ...
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How come General Kenobi is at two places at once?

Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith - When Obi-Wan Kenobi goes to the planet to fight General Grievous alone, shortly after he arrives he is in two places at once. He is sitting back in his ...
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Are the color-changing eyes a sign that happens temporarily when someone first accepts the Dark Side?

In Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith we can see that Anakin's eyes color turns yellow when he was on Mustafar. Dooku's eyes were always brown and Asajj Ventress often has blue eyes in The ...
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Why did the insignia of the Republic change from eight to six spikes from Star Wars Episode 2 to Episode 3?

In Star Wars Episode II, the roundels on the ships of the Galactic Republic have eight spikes. In Star Wars Episode 3, they have only six spikes. Why did the logo change? We can guess that cannot be ...
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Quote about being cautious when trying to change the future

In Revenge of the Sith, Anakin tries to prevent the death of Padme - predicted in his force visions. Upon consulting one of the Jedi Masters, this master advises Anakin to be careful about trying to ...
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Why were Luke and Leia split up and given to two different families?

In the Star Wars movies we see Luke and Leia hidden and raised with two different families. As a princess, Leia is actually in the public eye whereas it seems safer to let Owen and Beru raise both ...
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Why did Darth Vader need extra equipment (lenses) to clear his vision?

In Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith, in the Darth Vader helmet mask we can see some digital symbols & red shade to the lenses. Why did Darth Vader need extra equipment to clear his ...
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Why didn't Mace Windu think Anakin could handle being near Palpatine?

Mace Windu had doubts about whether putting Anakin could handle being near Chancellor Palpatine. OBI-WAN: "Anakin did not take to his new assignment with much enthusiasm." MACE: "It's ...
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Who are these red cloaked figures?

Does anyone know if these red cloaked figures seen standing behind Zyn Javeb have an official name?
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Where exactly was Obi-Wan going?

In Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, following his fight with General Grievous, Obi-Wan is handed his lightsaber by Commander Cody, remarks that they have a battle to win and then just ...
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Why did Grievous tell Obi-Wan he was trained in the Jedi arts when Obi-Wan already knew?

In Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, when Obi-Wan challenges Grievous to a lightsaber duel, Grievous replies: You fool! I've been trained in your Jedi arts by Count Dooku! This makes it sounds ...
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Why was Lord Vader crying?

Darth Vader cries in the scene right after he kills the separatist leaders. Why does he cry? Remorse for killing the separatist leaders who were manipulated and discarded by Palpatine? Remorse for ...
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Why did the Jedi think that killing Count Dooku and General Grievous would end the war?

In Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace, Yoda demonstrates knowledge of the Rule of Two. However, in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, the Council seems to fully expect defeating Dooku ...
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How did some Jango-Fett style of clone troopers get command positions?

In Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, one of the clones is referred to as Commander Cody. The clone-troopers are genetically programmed for certain personality and cognitive traits. Do those traits ...
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How did Sidious retrieve his lightsaber after losing it in his battle with Mace Windu, before his battle with Yoda?

How did Sidious get his lightsaber back after losing it in his battle with Mace Windu and before his fight with Yoda?
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What's the model of the droids In Star Wars Episode 3 in Mustafar?

When Anakin arrives at Mustafar and walks in to meet Viceroy, 5 little droids enter before him. They are shown in the screenshot. The scene is around at 01:33:00 in the movie. Do you know the model ...
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How many Jedi were present at the Temple on Coruscant during the purge?

As detailed in a related question, it was estimated that there were around 10,000 Jedi at the time that they were wiped off the face of the galaxy by Clone Troopers. But how many Jedi were present at ...
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Why didn't anyone in the Galactic Senate raise a motion against the formation of the Empire?

Bail Organa, Padme Amidala and other members of the delegation of 2000. They could have at least argued against it.
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Did Count Dooku know about Order 66?

Since Count Dooku worked closely with Darth Sidious to undermine the Republic both internally and externally, he might have known about Order 66. He could have used the Clone Troopers to destroy the ...
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Why did Mace Windu and the Jedi Council refuse to raise Anakin to the rank of Master?

I don't really understand why the Jedi Council did this, other than because they think that Anakin is Palpatine's agent. But surely Anakin is right; how can he be on the Council and not be a Master? ...
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Why was Kashyyyk a system the Republic could not afford to lose?

In Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith the Jedi Council famously decides to send Yoda to help defend against the droid attack on the Wookiees, under the grounds that it was a system they couldn'...
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Why didn’t Palpatine just stop his own lightning?

On several occasions Palpatine’s extended use of Force lightning has bounced back on him. In each situation he has carried on firing lightning from his hands even when it was harming himself instead ...
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Why could these characters use Force heal but not Anakin?

In Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker we see Force heal used at multiple points by Light Side users. However in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith it seems that this is a Dark Side ...
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If the Jedi Council feared and distrusted Anakin, why did they task him with spying on Palpatine? Why didn't they send Obi-Wan to help him?

Ever since Anakin was brought in the Order, the Jedi have been skeptical and even fearful of him due to his struggles with emotions that they felt were synonymous with the Dark Side. Fear, hate, and ...
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Why would Palpatine seek the secret of immortality if the Sith could do this?

Spoiler Alert. Here's the relevant quote. In the movie, The Revenge of the Sith, Palpatine tells Anakin Skywalker that at least one Sith already knew the secret of immortality. Darth Plagueis the ...
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Was Mace Windu technically committing treason or not?

In Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Chancellor Palpatine accuses Mace Windu and other Jedi Masters of treason for trying to arrest him. Were they actually committing treason though? First ...
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Why does General Grievous say “Ah yes, the negotiator?”

When Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker enter the bridge of General Grievous’ ship near the beginning of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, Grievous says “Ah yes, the negotiator.” I don’...
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Why does Obi-Wan choose the loudest possible transport (a yipping Varactyl) to sneak up on Grievous?

Moments after Obi-Wan gives Grievous the slip by making him believe he's flown off of Utapau when in fact he's stealthily hidden in the shadows, he hops onto a screaming, leaping Varactyl and rides it ...
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Why does Darth Tyranus have a quillon on his lightsaber?

Why does Darth Tyranus have a quillon-like spike sticking out of one side of his lightsaber? See that metal spike sticking out next to the business end of the lightsaber? The quillons on a metal ...
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When did the Death Star 2 construction start? [duplicate]

I think it's safe to assume (although probably well known to everyone except me) that the DS2 construction was started long before the DS1 was blown up. As it took nearly 20 years for the DS1 to be ...
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Why did Chancellor Palpatine reveal to Obi-Wan that Count Dooku was a Sith Lord?

When Count Dooku enters the room in The Revenge of the Sith, Palpatine tries to dissuade his rescuers, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker, by revealing Count Dooku's true allegiance. Chancellor ...
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Why didn't General Grievous intervene during the fight of Darth Tyranus vs Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi?

I saw one video by the Star Wars Reading Club about this, and it made me wonder as well why Grievous never helped Dooku out during the battle between Darth Tyranus, Anakin Sywalker, and Obi-Wan Kenobi....
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Why didn't Anakin just leave the Jedi Order?

Anakin got Padame pregnant. I understand that Anakin had to keep the pregnancy a secret, or he would be kicked out of the Jedi but why could he not just peacefully leave the Jedi and do something else?...
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Anakin and Obi-Wan's attack path in Episode III

On closer inspection, the initial attack path that Anakin and Obi-Wan use in the Battle over Coruscant make little sense: They fly dangerously close to the surface of several capital ships They fly ...
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Do Jedi knights take the lightsabers of enemies they have defeated?

As another answer shows, after Anakin defeats Count Dooku in a lightsaber duel at the beginning of Episode III, he drops Dooku's lightsaber and leaves it there. He doesn't just ignore it, he ...
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What happened to Count Dooku's lightsaber?

In Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, Dooku fights Kenobi and Anakin in front of the 'captured' Palpatine. At the end of the duel, Anakin disarms (and dis-hands) Dooku and takes his ...

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