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What creature did Boba encounter while digging for water?

In S01E01 of the The Book of Boba Fett, "Stranger in a Strange Land", during a flashback scene Boba is tasked by a Tusken villager to dig for water pods with another captive. During this ...
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Is there an adjective for the styling of Star Wars? [closed]

The adjectives Steampunk and Cyberpunk are well known and invoke very specific stylistic visions. The Star Wars universe seems to mash up a variety of technologies from different times, such as a land-...
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Is it confirmed as to who attacked the settlement?

In the third episode of The Book of Boba Fett, TV Tropes notes that, near the end of the episode: Is it confirmed that that is who attacked the settlement? I don't remember any evidence in the ...
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Could Maul just claim to be Sith after Endor? [closed]

Let's pretend for a moment that Maul never goes to Tatooine looking for Kenobi like he does in Rebels and survives the entire Galactic Civil War. Sidious and Vader die aboard the DS2, and at this time ...
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Why is the Darth Vader rule (tail sum formula) in mathematics/statistics so-called? [closed]

There's a rule in maths/stats called the tail sum formula eg this. Apparently it's also called the darth vader rule. The explanation here goes This is not a reference to a discoverer. But the ...
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Does it rain on Tatooine?

Tatooine is renowned as a 'desert planet' (although not always so, it seems). The peoples of Tatooine seem to rely on high tech 'vaporators for their water, Jawas never bathe because they consider it ...
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What is the term for how Star Wars characters have names based on real people, but scrambled?

I distinctly remember there being a page on Wookieepedia on this. For instance, taken from this Quora Answer Bo-Katan is a portmanteau of Dave Filoni's wife's name (Anne) and her cat's name… Also, ...
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Did navi-computer technology dramatically increase between Ep. 4 and Ep. 9?

In the original Star Wars film, Han Solo pointed out the significant lag between requesting hyperspace jump data from the computer and actually receiving it. 35 years later (in-universe), Poe Dameron, ...
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Is Temiri Blagg (from the last scene of The Last Jedi) an allusion to Mickey's Sorcerer's Apprentice?

At the end of The Last Jedi, a boy named Temiri Blagg (AKA "Broom Boy") uses the force to grab a sweeping broom. Instantly, it came to my mind that this scene was an homage to Mickey's ...
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Star Wars extra: kid receives light saber as gift and accidentaly slashes grandma, was this official?

I remember it very well: many years ago I rented the official Star Wars episode 4-6 box set at a video rental, and it had a bonus disk, telling the story of how its first episodes where made. Duly ...
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Why did Savage Opress's amulet keep going out?

In the Star Wars: The Clone Wars episode "Brothers", Savage Opress travels to the planet Lotho Minor in search of his long-lost brother. He's guided by an amulet given to him by Mother ...
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Why is Mos Espa in a big hole?

In The Book of Boba Fett, much of the action takes place in the city of Mos Espa, previously seen in The Phantom Menace and Attack of the Clones. The version of it seen in the show has most of the ...
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How long did it take for the Rebel fleet to reach Endor (from Sullust)?

In Return of the Jedi, the Rebel fleet is gathering in the Sullust system. Han and his merry band head off to Endor to take down the shield and at a pre-appointed time the fleet leaves hyperspace in ...
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Why different shapes on Rebel Alliance starfighters?

Inspired by this question about the naming of spaceships, I was wondering if there was any explanation on canon about the actual decision of the design of the ships. It’s not that usual for a single ...
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Does the epilogue scene from Rebels occur before or after Season 2 of The Mandalorian

Marked spoilers for Rebels S4 and The Mandalorian S2. The final scene of Star Wars Rebels occurs after the events of the original trilogy with Then in Season Two of the The Mandalorian, Chapter 13: ...
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Was Luminara ever arrested by the Empire?

spoilers for TCW and Rebels In season 1 of Rebels, the Ghost crew believes that Jedi Master Luminara Unduli may be alive and held in captivity by the Empire, as observed from a holo they see of her ...
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Is the 'Book of Boba Fett' a diegetic entity?

Walking past a poster just now made me realize what always seemed strange to me about the film title The Book of Boba Fett (which I haven't watched, but the Wikipedia entry makes no mention of a book ...
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How much time passed during the first season of The Bad Batch?

The Bad Batch started immediately with Order 66, but it doesn't end with a specific event that makes it clear how much time has passed since. Do we know how long it's been from the pilot to the ...
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Is Chief Okko still trapped?

Recall in Star Wars: Empire’s End issue 1, the Emperor blows a gasket when the initial firing of the Galaxy Gun does not go as planned. This in turn reveals his fraught deteriorating condition of his ...
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Whatever did happen to Jabba the “Hut”?

From Marvel Comics’ web article, “Star Wars: The Unexpected Story of the Wrong Jabba the Hutt” Yes, that’s the way it was spelled in the issue (whether a Marvel mistake or the Star Wars gang still ...
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What is Han Solo’s age coinciding with the present-time of Book of Boba Fett Episode 1?

How old is Han Solo at the time of The Book of Boba Fett, Episode 1 “Stranger in a Strange Land?” (The series’ “present” time, not flashbacks)
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Which of Jabba’s Gamorreans swore fealty to Boba Fett?

The two gamorreans who were spared by Boba in exchange for their service were described as having served Jabba then Fortuna. Ten of Jabba’s guards were named in various expanded universe works: ...
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What did Palpatine want to happen in the days after his first attempt to assassinate Amidala?

I have no clue what his plan was here other than start the Clone wars. He wanted emergency powers and if he got that by blaming the Sepratists for the assassination how would he get the Clone army ...
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Why didn't Palpatine change his plans after Amidala's escape?

My understanding of Palpatine's plan for the Phantom Menace was to have the Trade Federation force Amidala to make the invasion legal, so he could complain in the Senate and get a vote of no ...
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What exactly was Palpatines plan for taking over the galaxy? [closed]

I do not get what Palpatines plan was. It obviously worked, but there are some logistics that seem nonsensical to me. Some of the ways it turned out seem to have only happened by chance. I know this ...
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Was there a "blue tunnel" hyperspace effect in the original version of Return of the Jedi?

This answer to a question about the looks of hyperspace travel in Star Wars seems to indicate the "blue tunnel" effect, which happens once the ships are traveling through hyperspace, was ...
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Was Sidious in on Pong Krell's plan?

In the Umbara arc of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Anakin is recalled to Coruscant and his squadron is placed under the temporary command of Jedi General Pong Krell, whose methods consist of highly-...
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What is the meaning of Book of Boba Fett’s Episode 1 title, “Stranger in a Strange Land?”

The Book of Boba Fett Episode 1 is titled, “Stranger in a Strange Land.” Sci-fi aficionados understand an association to Heinlein’s 1961 novel of that same title. The same people also understand the ...
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What is hyperspace in Star Wars?

Is it teleportation, making a wormhole, or something else? Does it always exist and people just go into it, or does someone create it for themselves when they jump? Does it manipulate time?
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Are these scenes from the Star Wars prequels reused in The Book of Boba Fett?

In the series premiere of The Book of Boba Fett, Boba Fett is shown to be in some sort of recovery tank (similar to the one seen in Empire Strikes Back where Luke is recovering on Hoth). During this, ...
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By the Immortal Gods of the Sith! Was Darth Vader being literal?

In “The Final Chapter,” Marvel Comics’ adaptation of Star Wars (1977), issue no. 6, we are given the scene during the final Death Star trench run: The film gives an abbreviated version of Darth Vader’...
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Has Han Solo ever been Force-Sensitive/a Jedi?

In the Star Wars comic Infinities: The Empire Strikes Back, Luke Skywalker dies on Hoth, but not before telling Han to go to Dagobah and become a Jedi. Han takes his dead friend's word to heart and ...
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Is there a film or series called Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi being developed? [closed]

Reference what is purported to be the 2021 Christmas gift by Lucasfilm, Ltd. to Lucasfilm employees: a record player with carrying case. The carrying case includes icons of brand logos on its sides. ...
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Where did the mistaken idea of uncle Owen being Obi-Wan's brother originate?

In the long interim between Return of the Jedi and Attack of the Clones, I saw a lot of claims that Luke's uncle Owen was actual Ben Kenobi's brother. I figured from the first time I hear this that ...
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How much were the Force powers defined for George Lucas on the original trilogy?

On the original trilogy, it looks like the Force is something mystical and almost magical but there are no overly impressive actions by any Jedi (compared with later works and legends) Obi Wan ...
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What was Bo-Katan's role in Death Watch?

In season 5, it is clear that Pre Vizsla is the leader of the Death Watch. However, the show focuses a great deal on Bo-Katan in this arc. Was she the second-in-command of Death Watch? Did she have ...
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How long was Boba Fett sentenced to in prison?

In the season 2 finale of The Clone Wars, Boba Fett is arrested by the Republic and, as we later see, sent to prison for his crimes. He is seen in season 4, about to escape. My question is: do we ...
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Are Omega and Boba genetic twins?

Boba Fett and Omega are both unmodified clones of Jango Fett, it seems; does that mean that Boba and Omega are genetically identical? They definitely don't sound or look the same. Plus, Omega is ...
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What is the in-universe name of the drum style in Star Wars: Eclipse?

What is the style of drumming called in Star Wars: Eclipse, as seen in the official Eclipse trailer? Looking for canon in-universe details; although any real life inspiration would also be ...
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Had Darth Sidious foreseen that Jar Jar Binks would provide assistance to Qui-Gon, Obi-Wan, and Queen Amidala on the planet Naboo?

Using the Force, Darth Sidious could often foresee many things or events that would take place in the future. In Return of the Jedi, he had foreseen Luke Skywalker coming to see Darth Vader to see if ...
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Has Jango Fett's backstory been changed?

spoilers for season 2 of The Mandalorian Okay, the question itself was a bit hard to phrase, but I'll try my best. In Attack of the Clones, we first see Jango Fett using the same Mandalorian armor ...
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Do we know why Jango Fett wanted a son?

spoilers for season 2 of The Mandalorian This question isn't the same as Why did Jango Fett have a son via cloning instead of through natural reproductive processes?, as that question was about why he ...
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How strong was Darth Vader?

Darth Vader was comprised of many robotic parts. Just how strong was he with those parts if we don't take into account modifying his strength with the force? Is there any evidence that he had super ...
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What were the job parameters for the original Revenge of the Jedi poster?

The first posters released for Revenge of the Jedi are fairly famous, mostly for not matching the title of the final film. However, from the first time I saw it, what struck me was that, regardless ...
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Which known Jedi and Padawan pairs were of the same species?

Canonically, I can only think of three Jedi Masters / Padawan learners that were of the same species: Master Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker (human) Master Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan (human) Master ...
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Were the distinctive elements of the uniforms snow troopers from The Empire Strikes Back based on any particular real-world uniforms?

After we watched all three Star Wars movies again last week, one of my sons asked me which variant of the stormtrooper was my favorite. I told him it was the snow troopers from The Empire Strikes ...
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In S1:E17 of the Clone Wars, why did the Separatist Alliance fund the creation of a virus capable of killing ALL life forms in the galaxy?

In Season 1, episode 17 of the Clone Wars, a scientist creates an aerosolized version of the Blue Shadow Virus, a virus that kills ALL species. The scientist plans to release this virus throughout the ...
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How many different times total has Boba Fett escaped the Sarlacc in any official story?

In the newest Book of Boba Fett trailer, “Message,” released November 29, 2021, we are shown Boba Fett being healed (0:10s). It appears that many entertainment news media are reporting this healing ...
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Did Jacen Solo maintain his Vong-groomed “Shaven Wookiee / Telly Savalas?”

In Balance Point: Star Wars: The New Jedi Order Book 6, beyond some interesting foreshadowing about Jacen, we learn that hairlessness provides advantages in certain tactical instances such as ...
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How did R3-S6 make it on to Anakin's spaceship without arousing suspicion?

In season 1 episode 6 of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, we are introduced to R3-S6, a droid meant to replace R2-D2. R2-D2 had been damaged in an earlier scene (and was presumed destroyed). In episode 7, ...

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