21 Little-Known Ways 'Star Wars' Is Bonkers

Back in the golden days of the Original Trilogy, the internal logic of the Star Wars universe was untouchable. You can't really sit around and nitpick the scientific inconsistencies of a universe filled with space samurai wizards and psychic puppets.

But then we got a couple new trilogies and a bantha-load of books, comics, and video games. It's clear now that Star Wars is supposed to feature a functioning galaxy-wide society, and this creates a slew of terrifying unanswered questions and bizarre implications.

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DOES THE GALAXY RECORD NO HISTORY? DO THEY EVEN HAVE ANY BOOKS? Admiral Motti dismisses the Force as ancient magic, though Jedi ran the clone amy 19 yFor details, read 6 Dark Details Of The Star Wars Universe (You Never Noticed)

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STAR WARS HAD A CONTINGENCY SEQUEL. LOW-BUDGETED, IF STAR WARS FLOPPED. That meant no Han Solo and no lasers. But it did have Luke slapping Leia to foFor details, read 6 WTF Star Wars Moments (You Totally Forgot Happened)

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1G-88 IS VADER'S BOUNTY HUNTER. THEN HE BECOMES THE DEATH STAR. Between Empire and Jedi, he uploads his consciousness to a flash drive that's then pluFor details, read 6 Star Wars Characters Whose Backstories Are Total Madness

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THE DARK SIDE ALWAYS TEMPTS LUKE. IN ExT TESA BLITI EALLLP ONVEOR TIRE AFTILEN CAINOE ONVOREV THE TUM POWN WE GHUT TWO AND LIGHTS ONLY CONVEYOK THESE For details, read 6 WTF Star Wars Moments (You Totally Forgot Happened)

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A SHORT STORY MAKES GREEDO A DRINK. MEANING, MAKES HIM INTO A DRINK.. In 1995's Be Still My Heart: The Bartender's Tale' the Cantina bamman wants toFor details, read 6 Star Wars Characters Whose Backstories Are Total Madness

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SIX DECADES AFTER THE PREQUELS IW O. THEY USE THE SAME BLINKY-LIGHT PANELS. 60 years ago, we had punch cards and switchboards, and now we have touch sFor details, read 6 Dark Details Of The Star Wars Universe (You Never Noticed)

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DID YOU HEAR THE TRAGEDY OF RUNT? IT'S NOT A STORY THE JEDI WOULD TELL YOU. Runt is a Thakwaash, a sentient horse-faced being in the book X-Wing: WraiFor details, read 5 Shockingly Insane Scenes From Star Wars Expanded Universe

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A DROID BLOWS UP IN THE FIRST FILM. RD2 SECRETLY MURDERED HIM. The first droid Luke and Owen select blows up, and this looks like happenstance in the For details, read 6 WTF Star Wars Moments (You Totally Forgot Happened)

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JABBA'S WEIRD PET FROG-DOG? IT SURVIVES. YOU'D NEVER GUESS HOW. The books reveal Bubo to be a genius Who has long philosophical conversations with psyFor details, read 6 Star Wars Characters Whose Backstories Are Total Madness

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THE DEATH STAR SHOOT'S LASERS. BUT WHAT ABOUT ALL THE POOP? Lore puts the Death Star population at a little over a million. Even if it's half that, thFor details, read 6 Dark Details Of The Star Wars Universe (You Never Noticed)

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SO MANY HUMANOID SENTIENT SPECES! WHAT ARE THE CHANCES? For perspective, human life has existed for only 190,000 out of the 4.5 billion years that EarFor details, read 6 Dark Details Of The Star Wars Universe (You Never Noticed)

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LEIA ONCE DID A MUSICAL STRIP TEASE. COME On, BABY! SING IT! TO STOP 'ALIENS FROM HITTING PUBERTY. In a book set between Episodes y and VI, aliens calFor details, read 5 Shockingly Insane Scenes From Star Wars Expanded Universe

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LUKE HAS SEX WTH A PADAWAN. ONLY PROBLEM: SHE'S ALREADY DEAD. In the book Children Of The Jedi, a ghost possesses the corpse of Luke's dead padawan. SFor details, read 5 Shockingly Insane Scenes From Star Wars Expanded Universe

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THAT TRASH COMPACTOR SOUID? SHE HAS HER OWN NOBLE IBACKSTORY. Omi was kidnapped by slavers and then bought by the Empire to help their garbage dispoFor details, read 6 Star Wars Characters Whose Backstories Are Total Madness

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IN ONE COMIC, HAN FLIES TO MOS EISLEY. HE DISCOVERS HIS FUNDS ARE FROZEN! In carbonite, by Darth Vader. Think about that. Some writer got the opportunFor details, read 5 Shockingly Insane Scenes From Star Wars Expanded Universe

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