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HUMOR The Original Trilogy as Back to the Future II - What really happened in the background?

Discussion in 'Original Trilogy' started by Lt. Hija, Dec 7, 2015.

  1. Lt. Hija

    Lt. Hija Rebel Official

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    This year Back to the Future Part II was in the headlines because the 1989 film had speculated what the year 2015 might look like. Another outstanding characteristic of this sequel was that what we had seen in the first film and in the year 1955 wasn't the whole story. BTTF II established that in the background much, much more was going on than what we had seen earlier in the first movie.

    Well, it could seem that Dave Filoni and team (Rebels) rewatched BTTF II and possibly thought "Hey, wouldn't it be cool if we added a lot of background stuff to the Original Trilogy and show people that what they had seen before was only half of the story and that we have to re-evaluate the actions of some of the lead characters?"

    Round 1 - The hidden base on Yavin IV was only the hidden base of General Dodonna's cell

    “The rebellion that we see in [Star Wars - A New Hope] - we’re just hanging out with General Dodonna’s group – they don’t have those ships. By the time we get to Return of the Jedi we’ve assembled the rebellion, the Rebel fleet all in one place to strike against the Death Star. So the groups that have the A-Wings and the B-Wings and the ships we haven’t seen before bring those to the table.” Pablo Hidalgo (and Dave Feloni)
    • Looks like George Lucas was deliberately misleading us by making us believe that the Rebel Alliance would die the moment the Death Star would have destroyed the fourth moon of Yavin and the Rebel base.
    • As Rebels has continously shown us, Imperial stormtroopers are bumbling idiots which somehow seemed incompatible with their superiors. Finally, Vader and Tarkin are revealed to be equally incompetent, having delusions of grandure seriously believing they would end the Rebellion with the destruction of the Yavin IV base.
    • Finally enough of that black & white bullcrap (i.e. bad Imperials vs. good Rebels). Rogue One will supposedly explore/expose the "grey" nature of some lead characters, and now we can finally take a second look at the Princess Leia character. Previously assumed rather to be willing to sacrifice her home planet of Alderaan and millions of her people than the Alliance as the only organization that could end the fascist reign of the Galactic Empire, we now learn that she wasn't even willing to sacrifice one meesly and single cell to save her people. Wow, hadn't believed she could be such a fanatic that almost makes an IS terrorist pale in comparison.
    I'd say that Round One definitely goes to Team Feloni. There are so many new revelations, that it's hard to top this one.

    Do you have an idea where what we saw in the OT was only the tip of an iceberg with a much richer backstory actually happening in the background? Then let's hear it and give it your best, I have a couple of own ideas but I'd like to hear yours first.
     
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  2. Amanaman

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    Well I have to say that the very same thing could be said about the Empire. When we finally get to the battle of Endor in ROTJ, we are led to believe that this is the all or nothing battle that will determine the very fate of the galaxy. Lucas made us think that once the Emperor and Vader were gone, freedom would be restored in the galaxy. Everyone was terrified of the Empire having another Death Star and they were even more scared when they found out that it was operational yet nobody knew that somewhere out there in the galaxy, a evil even greater than Palpatine, was making his moves to create something even more powerful than the Death Star. We also thought that the military might of the Empire was mainly found on the battle of Endor yet we see in the First Order that this was not the case as it would make no logic for Snoke to have built his army from scratch right under the Rebels noses. How powerful was the Empire that the battle of Endor meant nothing and the Rebels could never restore the Republic at all? How powerful was Snoke that Luke had no chance whatsoever of returning the Jedi order to what it was or even training his sister who was the only other hope of that time?
     
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    ResistanceFleet#02 Rebel Trooper

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    what the Maclunkey Blast is this Maclunkey blast holy Blast
     
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