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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How did Yoda know that Anakin killed the younglings before watching the security hologram?

In Episode III, before Obi-Wan started watching the security holograms, Yoda already warned him: YODA: If into the security recordings you go, only pain will you find. Obviously he was talking ...
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Was Count Dooku masking his true Sith nature (yellow eyes and decrepit look) with the Force?

Some fans believe Palpatine was using Force enhancement to cover up his Sith disfigurements (due to decades of using the dark-side) and yellow eyes before his fight with Mace Windu. Is it possible he ...
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Why was Palpatine so sure Yoda wasn't dead by the end of Episode III?

Since it is a known fact that some Jedi disappear when they die, why did Palpatine/Sidious state so surely that Yoda wasn’t dead when they couldn't find his body in the Senate Chambers at the end of ...
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How was Commander Cody's full body being projected on Darth Sidious' office table when there was no camera?

This might come across as foolish question, but how was Commander Cody's full body being projected to Sidious and vice versa when neither of the two had space age film crews or intergalactic iPhones ...
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What battle/battles were the Separatist leaders viewing inside the Mustafar war room?

Just wondering as to what was the battle that Nute Gunray and the other Separatist leaders were viewing inside the Mustafar war room as Darth Vader was near. I saw AT-APs on the table so I am guessing ...
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Where is Obi-Wan's lightsaber?

In Episode III (final battle), we can see Kenobi vs Vader (Anakin) and two white lightsabers. After he defeats Vader, Kenobi takes Vader's lightsaber and (I think) keeps his own. In Episode IV, Ben ...
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Did the Empire use independent contractors to build either of the Death Stars?

While I doubt that either Death Star required aluminum siding or roofers, Randal has a fair point in Clerks. While Imperial Stormtroopers are enlisted from all across the galaxy, many of them would ...
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Why did Palpatine save Vader?

Really, why did he? We see in the prequels (and even more so in Legends) how whenever a Sith becomes weak, he gets killed off by his own kind. One example is the Apprentice who becomes more powerful ...
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Why was C-3PO's memory wiped, but not R2-D2's?

In Revenge of the Sith after Luke and Leia are born, they are sent to separate parts of the galaxy. The droids are given to Captain Antilles, with the instructions to clean them up, and have C-3PO's ...
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Why were the Jedi who tried to arrest Palpatine so rubbish? [duplicate]

After Anakin informs Windu that Palpatine is a Sith Lord, Mace and 3 Jedi (Kit Fisto, Agen Kolar, and Saesee Tiin) go to arrest him. After a bit of banter Darth Sidious then kills the three Jedi ...
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At the end of Revenge of the Sith, are the suns rising or setting?

I always assumed that they were setting, for the symbolism of the twins (Luke and Leia) dropping off the map for a while, but I've heard people say they're rising, as kind of a reverse bookend for the ...
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How does the Trade Federation fall?

By Revenge of the Sith, the fate of the Trade Federation is described as: With Nute Gunray's death in 19 BBY at the hands of former Jedi Anakin Skywalker, now Darth Vader, the Trade Federation fell. ...
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Why didn't the Jedi use Order 65?

Order 65 states: Order 65 was one of the 150 contingency orders that the clone troopers of the Grand Army of the Republic were trained to carry out in the event of different emergency scenarios ...
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Why didn't the Grand Army of the Republic overthrow Palpatine when he announced the Empire?

From Chapter Twenty of the book Star Wars Republic Commando: True Colors: In the event of Jedi officers acting against the interests of the Republic, and after receiving specific orders verified as ...
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What happened to the battle droids after The Revenge of the Sith?

What happened to the battle droids we see in The Revenge of the Sith? Why are they not mentioned / used in (chronologically) later episodes? I know the separatist droid factory was destroyed in ...
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Why "hide" Luke from his father somewhere Anakin knows?

In Episode II Anakin goes to the Lars homestead and meets his extended family. How would sending Luke there be "hidden" to Vader in any way? At least Leia had a random planet and family.
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How did Sidious know about the argument between Anakin and Padme on Mustafar?

At the end of Revenge of the Sith (Warning: This question is obviously full of spoilers), when Darth Sidious stands near Vader in the surgery lab, there is this small, but quite important dialog ...
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Why didn't Count Dooku expose Palpatine?

In the Revenge of the Sith, when Count Dooku had Chancellor Palpatine captured, did he actually know that Palpatine was the same person as his master Darth Sidious? If he did, then why didn't he ...
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Did Anakin and Obi-Wan use the Force to protect themselves from the heat on Mustafar?

While duelling that close to lava, I would suspect that they would get dangerously hot and dehydrated, and possibly burned. Did they use the Force to protect themselves in some way, for example lower ...
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Why or how did Agen Kolar and Saesee Tiin seem to die so easily without any resistance?

When Mace Windu and the 3 other Jedi Masters confront Chancellor Palpatine as the Sith Lord, Darth Sidious unveils himself and attacks the Jedi. In one move he takes out Agen Kolar, who wasn't even ...
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Why did Palpatine order Anakin to kill Count Dooku when Anakin was not yet turned to the Dark Side?

This follows from this question: Does the Rule of Two Serve any Actual Purpose? , Darth Bane came up with the “Rule of Two” to ensure the survival of the Sith. The answer to that question says: ...
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Why didn't Yoda and Kenobi look for Windu?

In Star Wars: Revenge of Sith, after watching the security hologram, Yoda and Kenobi would have come to know what happened to Windu. But following from this question, it was still a possibility that ...
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Who is this blue skinned character?

Whilst I was watching Episode III of the Star Wars saga, I saw this scene: To our right of Palpatine there is what appears to be a Twi'lek (opposite Om Free taa). It's possible she's not a Twi'lek, ...
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Is it possible that Mace Windu survived his encounter with Sidious?

During their fight, it looked like Mace's arm was cut off and he was hit by the force lightning and thrown out the window. But, we never actually see his body. It seems to be a recurring theme that if ...
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Did Palpatine intentionally lose to Mace Windu?

In Episode III, Mace Windu, a user of Vaapad fighting style, fought and disarmed Palpatine. He was defeated until Anakin turned to the dark side and saved him. Did Palpatine foresee this? Did ...
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Did Darth Sidious and Vader ever discover how to cheat death?

In Episode 3 Revenge of the Sith Palpatine/Sidious strings Anakin along to the dark side with the promise that together the two of them will be able to re-discover Darth Plagueis' secret to cheating ...
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How could Count Dooku lose against Anakin Skywalker in a lightsaber battle?

At Wookieepedia I found the following: Dooku was a respected instructor in the Jedi Temple and one of the most renowned swordsmen in the galaxy. Only Masters Yoda and Mace Windu were considered ...
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Was Padmé made to still appear pregnant for her funeral?

During Padmé's funeral in Episode III she still appears to be very pregnant as her casket is drawn through the street, even though she had already given birth to twins before she died. You could ...
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Any significance to the number 66 in Order 66?

From what I've found, there were something like 150 contingency orders to help hide the Palpatine's Order 66 and what it was meant to do. The first time I saw Revenge of the Sith, I thought he gave ...
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What was Dooku's plan for the Battle of Coruscant?

In Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, during the Battle of Coruscant and just before the second confrontation of Count Dooku with Anakin and Obi-Wan, we learn that this confrontation was ...
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Can spaceships really explode in space? [closed]

Take for example the opening of Revenge of the Sith. We see spaceships fighting with other spaceships using laser canons and missiles. Then when one spaceship is destroyed, we see fire and heavy black ...

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