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CT Was Bail Organa the guy at the ending?

Discussion in 'Classic Trilogy' started by Lord Tyrannus, Nov 6, 2012.

  1. Lord Tyrannus

    Lord Tyrannus Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Notice the guy in between Han solo and chewbacca? The old man with the beard. I always thought that was leia's adopted father-bail organa. Is he?
     
  2. MandalorianWrath

    MandalorianWrath Jedi Youngling star 1

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    That's Jan Dodonna.

    Bail Organa died on Alderaan when the Death Star destroyed it.
     
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  3. Valairy Scot

    Valairy Scot Backpacking One Pack a Day Mod of New Films star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    That's the Governor from Naboo - remember, in TPM? Old guy with beard...eh, what's that you say - a Rebel general? Oh, shoot, all old guys with beards look the same.

    Tyrannus, Bail had a goatee and died on Alderaan in ANH. He didn't Force ghost as a Rebel general.

    Pay attention to the movies and read the novelizations. If the answers aren't found there, there probably is no answer.
     
  4. Lord Tyrannus

    Lord Tyrannus Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I can't tell if you're just being sarcastic. Was that the guy from Naboo in TPM? I'm not joking..

    Bail died on Alderaan. Well, Leia didn't get all emotional or care either way..... So much for raising her like a daughter for 19 years..[face_shame_on_you]

    The novelizations said that Bail died in the Aldearan explosion? How do we know that Bail and breha were on Alderaan when it exploded?
     
  5. Allana_Rey

    Allana_Rey Jedi Master star 4

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    Wookiepedia says it, and if they weren't on Alderaan during the explosion then wouldn't they be in ESB and ROTJ or some EU books?
     
  6. Panakas_Dawg

    Panakas_Dawg Jedi Master star 5

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    Is Jimmy Smits up for Ep VII? ;)
     
  7. gezvader28

    gezvader28 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    thats General Dodonna
     
  8. Lord Tyrannus

    Lord Tyrannus Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Hopefully. If Bail organa survived Alderaan, then yes....!!

    Otherwise, his force ghost could appear to his adopted daughter.
     
  9. Lord Tyrannus

    Lord Tyrannus Jedi Padawan star 4

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    How do you know? Did the movies confirm it? Or even mention his name?
     
  10. Iron_lord

    Iron_lord Force Ghost star 8

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    The novel does.

    And, at a guess, he's in the cast list, and comparing pictures of the guy who the cast list says plays Dodonna, to the movie, will show that it's the guy with the beard.
     
  11. gezvader28

    gezvader28 Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    he's in the cast !
     
  12. K'Kruhk

    K'Kruhk Jedi Master star 4

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    Yes, it's very easy to survive being on a planet that's been blown up.

    Non-Jedi Force-ghosts? What a great idea!

    :rolleyes:

    Please stop double posting.
     
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  13. Lord Tyrannus

    Lord Tyrannus Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I'm not double posting. Please stop trying to argue.
     
  14. K'Kruhk

    K'Kruhk Jedi Master star 4

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    You've double posted in this very thread and on many others. Do you know what double posting means?

    I fail to see how I was arguing.
     
  15. WhiskeyGold

    WhiskeyGold Jedi Master star 4

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    How do we know he was on the planet at the time? Leia didn't act like she just lost her father
     
  16. WhiskeyGold

    WhiskeyGold Jedi Master star 4

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  17. Lord Tyrannus

    Lord Tyrannus Jedi Padawan star 4

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    I think we should just change this title to, "Did Leia's parents (adopted) survive the destruction of Alderaan". If I can't do it and change the title of my thread, we should ask a moderator..

    Good point. Anybody on Alderaan during the explosion obviously died and were burnt to crisps, the question is, was Bail Organa and Queen breha on Alderaan during it's destruction. Neither the movies/films nor the EU confirmed they were on their planet during the explosion..
     
  18. Iron_lord

    Iron_lord Force Ghost star 8

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    He hasn't turned up in the EU- and whenever Leia makes a mention of her father, it's generally in the context of him dying on Alderaan.

    So- the presumption is that he died there.
     
  19. Lord Tyrannus

    Lord Tyrannus Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Leia said that he died there? When?

    Is there any evidence he was or wasn't on Alderaan (along with princess Leia's mother queen breha), during the destruction of Alderaan? If he was, there is no doubt he died and his body was burned to crisps.

    Also, I'm not sure if Tarkin escaped....
     
  20. Iron_lord

    Iron_lord Force Ghost star 8

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    Breha died some time before the movies.

    While there was a theory that Imperials survived the explosion- with chunks of Death Star being blasted away- I think a later source said everyone actually aboard at the time, died. Tarkin made it clear he wasn't leaving "Evacuate, in our moment of triumph?" and we see him onscreen looking at Yavin IV in the moment before the Death Star explodes
     
  21. halibut

    halibut Ex-Mod star 8 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Of course he didn't blooming escape, and anyone who has seen the film knows that.

    Tyrannus, you are on VERY thin ice on these boards. I'm not sure if you're a clever troll, or just haven't seen the films. But if you continue to ask stupid questions and derail threads, you will have a very short time here. You will be getting no more warnings from me.
     
  22. Force Smuggler

    Force Smuggler Force Ghost star 7

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    Tarkin was shown seconds before the Death Star blew. He's dead. He was too arrogant in his belief that the Rebels wouldn't pose a threat to the Death Star.
     
  23. Lord Tyrannus

    Lord Tyrannus Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Well, there were many soldiers fighting the rebels in battle. Not everyone was there.
     
  24. Lord Tyrannus

    Lord Tyrannus Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Yeah. Not sure how somebody can escape the Death Star in 5 seconds. Tarkin definitley died, no question. These videos prove it.

     
  25. K'Kruhk

    K'Kruhk Jedi Master star 4

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    Lord Tyrannus Stop double posting.

    Bail and Breha Organa died on Alderaan when it got destroyed. End of.