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Whats wrong with Gungans?

Discussion in 'Prequel Trilogy' started by Captain Sabalan, Oct 24, 2014.

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    I actually like Gun Gans in general. I mean, they are some skilled warriors. From what we’ve seen of them, we know that they can fight. I think most people immediately think Jar Jar when it comes to Gun Gans. Jar jar is especially clumsy, but most of the Gun Gans are great warriors. Also, they are quite advanced people when you think of it. Their cities that glow underwater are amazing. When I think of Gun Gans, I usually think of Tarpals
     
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    I absolutely love Gungans. They are interesting creatures. I feel like Disney is making a some-what half-hearted effort to reintroduce them back into canon (with not one but two important gungans in the High Republic series.) Plus, they were mentioned in passing in Mandalorian. It’s a shame because they are criticized because of one gungan in particular (Jar Jar). But I feel people’s attitudes would change if they 1) put a serious gungan character in a tv show/movie 2) make it a costume instead of CGI 3) don’t have it talk in a “meesa” accent (like the ones in the High Republic novels.)
     
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    Otoh Gunga and the swimming trip that Qui Gon, Obi Wan, and Jar Jar take to it .. along with the music in that scene .. is one of the coolest scenes in the Prequels.
     
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    I think people don't like them because they're too OP for Star Wars, especially Jar Jar.
     
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    I agree.

    Otoh Gunga looks so great. Also all the voyage in the bongo trough the core iys so nice. There's always a bigger fish.
     
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    I don't think that the race has anything wrong with it in particular. The technology that the Gungans possess is interesting and the society is as well. As a lot of people have said, Jar Jar is the problem. In TPM, we were introduced to the Gungans through Jar Jar, a very moronic and clumsy individual.
     
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    Gungans are normal creatures, jar jar is just braindead and is the exception, not the rule
     
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