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Relationship Goals: Why Star Wars Rebels’ Kanan and Hera Are the Best Couple in Sci Fi

Because rom-coms seemed unrealistic, 14-year-old me took her romantic advice from science fiction movies and television. Star Wars topped the list. while I internalized some definite (and questionable) ideas about how a couple gets together, I had very few models for the hard part—how a couple stays together—but Star Wars Rebels fills in that gap.

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Things We Saw Today: Inventor Builds Hydraulic Hulkbuster Suit from Parts Bought on eBay

What could possibly go wrong?

Youtube's resident mad scientist Colin Furze is back with a brand new video showing off his latest creation: a hydraulic Hulkbuster suit built entirely out of parts he sourced from eBay. Furze previously built this epic replica of a Star Wars AT-ACT for son, as well as a set of pneumatic Wolverine claws.

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The Spiritual Successor to Star Wars Rebels Sounds Like the Perfect Followup

I have a good feeling about this.

When fan favorite Star Wars animated series Star Wars Rebels recently ended, the question on everyone's mind was where the franchise would go next in its animated endeavors. If Disney wanted to recreated the magic of Rebels, though, there was a pretty obvious analogue that would have the added bonus of tying in more closely with the ongoing movie trilogy, and that's where they've decided to go with Star Wars Resistance.

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How Star Wars Rebels’ Hera Broke the Mother Archetype—and Recreated It in Her Own Image

Star Wars is par for the course when it comes to how fiction tends to treat moms. They’re pretty much required to die so that the plucky young hero can go on his quest and realize himself. And even when they live, they do so as kindly supporting characters or wicked witches. There’s little out there to contradict the message that our own lives end when motherhood begins. That’s why the animated series Star Wars Rebels, which concluded its four-season run last week, is such a breath of fresh air.

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Non-Consensual Drugging and Romance: Star Wars Rebels Did Wrong by Hera Syndulla

One of the best parts in “Jedi Night” was Hera Syndulla shouting, “You have no right to hold that, let alone understand it,” to Grand Admiral Thrawn. Even from the interrogation rack, this is Hera Syndulla’s most empowering moment: chiding an Imperial on the appropriation of her family heirloom is classic Hera. But from there, Hera Syndulla is depowered, not by Imperials, but by inattentive writing. The recent Star Wars Rebels episodes demonstrate why Lucasfilm needs to hire more women.

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Let’s Talk About Some Imperial Women of Star Wars Rebels as the Show Winds Down

As Star Wars Rebels edges toward its conclusion, I'd like to take a look back at some of the women of the Empire we got to know during its run. Maketh Tua and Governor Arihnda Pryce are two fascinating Imperials.

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Things We Saw Today: Check Out This Unnerving Teaser for a New Comic Featuring a Favorite Childhood Heroine

One of the reasons why comics are an awesome medium is that it's the perfect place for stories from our past to find new life. There is a female protagonist near and dear to many of us from our childhood reading that is getting her own comic later this year. I can't tell you who it is just yet, but Dynamite has provided an awesome, and slightly unnerving teaser image, which you can check out in full after the jump.

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That’s It, Star Wars, Mandalorian Sabine Wren Needs Her Own Comics

Sabine needs more canvas space for her story.

As we await the debut of Kelly Marie Tran as Rose in The Last Jedi, another onscreen Asian woman heroine needs her due. In Star Wars Rebels, Mandalorian Sabine Wren (voiced by Tiya Sircar) is an Asian-coded heroine in the Star Wars Universe.

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Schrodinger’s Ahsoka Tano, Dead or Alive in Star Wars Rebels? Both, Actually

Even if Ahsoka never emerges from the abyss, it is natural that this light side warrior would leave behind a legacy of ellipses, in which we will answer by dreaming of her in a perpetual wander.

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Star Wars Rebels Has A New Trailer and a Premiere Date

The second trailer for Star Wars Rebels points to some big decisions for the crew of the Ghost, as the show approaches the events of Rogue One.

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See the Trailer for Star Wars Rebels‘ Fourth and Final Season

Hot on the heels of the teaser trailer for The Last Jedi, Lucasfilm and Disney have posted the trailer for the fourth and final season of Star Wars Rebels.

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Ben Kenobi Teaches the Virtue of Forgiveness in Star Wars Rebels “Twin Suns”

In “Twin Suns,” Ben Kenobi drives home the importance of forgiveness as a way of moving forward towards a new hope (#sorrynotsorry).

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Why I Mourn The Underexplored Camaraderie of Jedi Kanan and Ex-Jedi Ahsoka

How Ahsoka (with Kanan following, possibly) outgrew the binary of Jedi and Sith.

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Why Captain Hera Syndulla Deserves Her Very Own Marvel Comic

As the Hamilton lyric sorta goes: will they tell her story?

Hera Syndulla just deserves a story she can call her own.

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Forest Whitaker Goes Full Saw Gerrera in New Star Wars Rebels Clip

Following the sizzle reel released this Monday of Forest Whitaker as Saw Gerrera on Star Wars Rebels comes this two and a half minute clip of Saw, uh... conversing with a Geonosian resident on board the Ghost.

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Get Your First Look at Forest Whitaker’s Saw Gerrera on Star Wars Rebels

We've already heard quite a bit about Saw Gerrera's reappearance in Star Wars Rebels, where he'll be played once again, if only in voice, by Forest Whitaker. Now we can see him in action as he was shortly before the time period of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story in this clip from his upcoming Rebels episode.

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Could Another Character We Got to Know in Rogue One Be Headed for Star Wars Rebels?

We already know that we'll be getting a ton more Saw Gerrera via Disney XD's Star Wars Rebels and that Forest Whitaker, who played him in Rogue One, will be voicing the character. It's also quite possible that another rebel we got to know in Rogue One could be making their way to the small screen.

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Kathleen Kennedy Wants to Explore Saw Gerrera’s Character a Little Bit More Than They Did in Rogue One

Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy revealed that Saw Gerrera had a much bigger role in Rogue One, and may yet still pop up elsewhere in the greater Star Wars universe.

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Forest Whitaker Will Reprise the Role of Saw Gerrera, in Animated Form, On Star Wars Rebels

Star Wars Rebels will be bridging Saw Gerrera's timeline gap between Clone Wars and Rogue One--and Forest Whitaker will be reprising his role as the character.

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Grand Admiral Thrawn Returning to Star Wars Canon

He'll appear on Star Wars Rebels as well as feature in a new book by Timothy Zahn.

Star Wars Celebration is proving to be a source for a plethora of exciting news; in addition to the awesome new Rogue One footage we got yesterday, we also have another announcement that a beloved character from the Star Wars Expanded Universe is making his way into the new Star Wars canon.

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