Star Wars Week

Welcome to Star Wars Week! To celebrate the 15-year anniversary of Revenge of the Sith (May 19) and the 40-year anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back (May 21), we're talking about our favorite sci-fi franchise for nine days straight.

Nerd Rant
Star Wars theory: 'New Hope' invented the '80s. This sci-fi show ended them.
Ryan Britt
If 'Star Wars: A New Hope' is really an '80s movie, even though it came out in 1977, where do the real '80s begin and end?
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Star Wars movies: Why fans need to watch this one action film on HBO Max
Eric Francisco
The film that influenced George Lucas the most is finally streaming.
Entertainment
Star Wars artist reveals the secret origins of Rey and Leia's lightsabers
Jake Kleinman
Matt Savage worked as a concept artist on 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.' He recently revealed the unused designs and backstory for Rey's yellow lightsaber.
Palps News
Star Wars theory: Palpatine caused the rift between these 2 fan faves
Mae Abdulbaki
Sheev strikes again.
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New Star Wars show: Count Dooku is the Disney+ spinoff we deserve
Jake Kleinman
Do it!
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Star Wars ripoff 'Space Mutiny' is peak '80s cheese in the best possible way
Dais Johnston
It's so wonderfully crappy, it's mesmerizing.
Fan Theories
Star Wars theory: Ancient Sith tech explain a massive Exegol plot hole
Dais Johnston
The largest fleet the galaxy has ever known may have a deep-cut canon origin.
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'Revenge of the Sith': 9 photos that prove the premiere was peak early 2000s
Dais Johnston
These unexpected faces are a naughties nostalgia bomb.
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Star Wars theory: Why Palpatine's first big appearance is still his best
Mae Abdulbaki
More than 1,200 Inverse readers weighed in on the peak moments from the galaxy's favorite scheming old coot.
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Star Wars: George Lucas reveals a shocking connection between Yoda and Baby Yoda
Ryan Britt
How do you talk to a puppet? The answer is simple: There is no puppet.
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Star Wars: How 'Robot Chicken' got George Lucas to laugh at himself
Jake Kleinman
"It seems entirely improbable, but that’s the great thing about George Lucas," Seth Green told Inverse.
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'Rise of Skywalker' Easter egg reveals shocking 'Empire Strikes Back' link
Dais Johnston
He's undergone quite the transformation.
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Star Wars: 4 ways 'Empire Strikes Back' changed the rules of starships
Ryan Britt
A brief history of lightspeed.
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'Empire Strikes Back': 5 things you didn't know about its most famous scene
Ryan Britt
You don't have to be a die-hard fan to remember this iconic moment.
So be it...Jedi
Who was Emperor Palpatine?
JoAnna Wendel
1,200 Inverse readers weigh in.
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'Revenge of the Sith': 6 reasons why a goofy bootleg is the best version
Jen Glennon
"Do not want!"
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Star Wars theory: A hilarious prequels moment explains a Palpatine mystery
Dais Johnston
Say what you will about Sheev, the man commits to a look.
He's Worth A lot To Me
'Mandalorian' Season 2 cast: Boba Fett leaks aren't what they seem
Ryan Britt
Apparently, Timothy Olyphant will "wear Boba Fett's" armor. But what does that really mean?
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Star Wars theory: Which Jedi did Palpatine fear? We may finally have the answer
Dais Johnston
Inverse readers share their takes on which Jedi strikes the most fear into Sheev's cold Sith heart.
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5 reasons Yoda's dumb ‘Revenge of the Sith’ plan was secretly brilliant
Ryan Britt
Hiding the Skywalker twins was actually pretty smart. Here's why.