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Who is your favourite character from the Original Star Wars Trilogy?
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Poll: Who is your favourite character from the Original Star Wars Trilogy?
Luke Skywalker 5 / 7%
Han Solo 20 / 29%
Princess Leia 3 / 4%
Chewbacca 2 / 3%
C-3PO 5 / 7%
R2-D2 2 / 3%
Lando Calrissian 1 / 1%
Ben (Obi-Wan) Kenobi 7 / 10%
Yoda 8 / 12%
Darth Vader/Anakin Skywalker 8 / 12%
The Emperor 2 / 3%
Jabba the Hutt 0 / 0%
Grand Moff Tarkin 1 / 1%
Boba Fett 3 / 4%
Other 1 / 1%
68 total votes


Nov 29 2012, 6:34pm

Post #26 of 37 (412 views)
The problem with that [In reply to] Can't Post

is that Revenge of the Sith is not meant to be viewed alone. Starting with The Phantom Menace, Lucas was developing the Anakin character as having attachment issues. Obviously, any young child would hate to leave their home, their world, and their mother, but that is when Anakin's turn starts. It's not something that just happens in Revenge of the Sith.

He turns because he couldn't save his mother during episode 2 and when confronted with the same premonitions about his wife, he can't bear to let her die as well. And having grown up with Palpatine as a close confidant, he's easily manipulated into betraying the Jedi for the sake of Palpatine and the offer of power that he brings. Then of course, once he's started killing the Jedi and everyone else, there's no going back.


Nov 29 2012, 11:23pm

Post #27 of 37 (467 views)
agree [In reply to] Can't Post

there's a reason why he became a huge star shortly afterwards.


Nov 30 2012, 8:34am

Post #28 of 37 (399 views)
gotta go with Obi-Wan... [In reply to] Can't Post

I, too, like that wise old man character. That's why Gandalf is my favorite LotR character.

Fredeghar Wayfarer

Nov 30 2012, 10:05am

Post #29 of 37 (437 views)
Yoda [In reply to] Can't Post

My favorite he is, mmm, yes.

I love the contrast of a weird little gnome with a funny voice being in the greatest Jedi Master alive. It's a great dichotomy and a powerful lesson to not judge based on appearance. Plus his inverted speech patterns are awesome. And like Gollum, very fun to imitate.


Nov 30 2012, 8:23pm

Post #30 of 37 (394 views)
Solo [In reply to] Can't Post

I voted for Han Solo but Princess Leia is a close second.


Nov 30 2012, 8:55pm

Post #31 of 37 (336 views)
Favorite SW character [In reply to] Can't Post

I would say Luke Skywalker the unlikely farmer who become a Jedi Knight. Mark Hamill was great in this role from the young Jedi apprentice rescuing a princess to the Jedi Knight facing Vader and the Emperor. Han solo by Harrison Ford is a great character too but he does not bear all the burden as Luke does.

(This post was edited by sam90 on Nov 30 2012, 8:55pm)


Dec 1 2012, 4:27am

Post #32 of 37 (343 views)
I must tell everyone this very important piece of Star Wars information [In reply to] Can't Post

My ex-husband does the best Chewbacca voice in world history. Truly.

Eye's on Guard

Dec 1 2012, 4:45am

Post #33 of 37 (352 views)
Better than this? [In reply to] Can't Post

Chewy cabinet Angelic


Dec 1 2012, 5:08am

Post #34 of 37 (342 views)
Yep, way better [In reply to] Can't Post

I am totally confident no-one could beat him, not even a cupboard. Wink

Tol Eressea

Dec 2 2012, 4:11am

Post #35 of 37 (875 views)
Luke Skywalker [In reply to] Can't Post

I wanted to be Luke Skywalker and learn how to become a Jedi. I was seven so yeah...


Feb 14 2013, 3:39pm

Post #36 of 37 (252 views)
One word... [In reply to] Can't Post

Or at least, that's the best Chewbacca noise onomatopoeia I can come up with. Crazy

Tol Eressea

Apr 2 2013, 1:12am

Post #37 of 37 (350 views)
I always love the old wizard... [In reply to] Can't Post

Gandalf, Merlin, Dumbledore, and... Ben Kenobi.

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