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PT Were Chewbacca and Tarfful underused in ROTS?

Discussion in 'Prequel Trilogy' started by Allana_Rey, Jan 21, 2013.

  1. thesevegetables

    thesevegetables Jedi Knight star 4

    Nov 11, 2012
  2. rumsmuggler

    rumsmuggler Jedi Grand Master star 7

    Aug 31, 2000
    Maybe Ewoks are the Wookiee equivalent of hobbits. ;)
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  3. OldSchoolFan

    OldSchoolFan Jedi Padawan star 1

    Apr 6, 2013
    I loved seeing Chewie in ROTS, going to show he was a well regarded warrior on Kashyyyk, present at the start of Order 66 and long before he hooked up with Han but I would have preferred a longer battle sequence, showing the wookiees as a fomidable race of wild and hardened warriors that they've always been portrayed as and not just another excuse to use the old cliched Tarzan howl (although I do love the little scene of Yoda getting shot at and jumping out the way).
  4. SithStarSlayer

    SithStarSlayer Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Oct 23, 2003
    So much for making some Oakenshield jokes then.;)


    FRAGWAGON Jedi Master star 4

    Nov 3, 2012
    I wanted more Kashyyyk generally and King Tarfful in particular.
  6. Wookiee_Vader

    Wookiee_Vader Jedi Master star 2

    Aug 21, 2007
    I wish Chewbacca wasn't in RotS. It just seems really contrived, and also creates some continuity headaches. Chewie expresses no knowledge of the Jedi or Yoda in the OT, you'd think he'd have something to say to Luke or Obi-Wan about it.
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  7. GGrievous

    GGrievous Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Nov 6, 2005
    Maybe in the ESB special deluxe edition, Luke will tell Han and Chewie about his vision of Obi-Wan. :p
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  8. Darth Dominikkus

    Darth Dominikkus Jedi Knight star 3

    Apr 5, 2013
    I didn't undertand any history about Kashyyyk from just watching the ROTS movie. I didn't know why there was Separatist involvement or anything of the like. I feel like it was just used as a gateway to get Yoda out of the way when GL needed to make Anakin fall to the darkside.

    I don't even know Tarfful's purpose.
  9. Jcuk

    Jcuk Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Mar 16, 2013
    There was absolutely no need for Chewie to be in Sith. It was a shoe horn.
  10. Billy_Dee_Binks

    Billy_Dee_Binks Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Mar 29, 2002
    They should have definitely spend at least 1-2 minutes of establishing the battle. I feel the same way about the Battle of Geonosis. After TPM's Battle of Naboo, I feel all other major battles in the PT were merely backdrop to following our protagonists through. That's fine and logical decision, but a bit of off the side eye candy to establish the action would have only benefitted the battles. They certainly had some great animatics shots planned for all of them.
  11. Jedi Gunny

    Jedi Gunny Yahtzee Host star 9 VIP - Game Host

    May 20, 2008
    Yes, they were underused since they were included in the film.

    But I think that they were pretty unnecessary on the whole because it seemed a little far-fetched to have Chewie knowing Yoda and not saying a thing about it.
  12. Darth Nerdling

    Darth Nerdling Force Ghost star 4

    Mar 20, 2013
    I think Chewie was under-used, and I see a place where he easily could've played a bigger role. When the two clonetroopers take on Yoda, there could've been many more as well, and Chewie and Tarfull could've killed a few of them in Yoda's defense. In fact, with CGI-technology they could've really shown Chewie's bad ass strength as he tossed around CGI-clone troopers!
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  13. Jedi Gunny

    Jedi Gunny Yahtzee Host star 9 VIP - Game Host

    May 20, 2008
    That would have made that scene 10x better.

    But I think the mood of the film at that point wouldn't have allowed for it. :(
  14. Star Wars age 9

    Star Wars age 9 Jedi Padawan star 1

    Nov 29, 2012
    I think it was underused - even though the Chewie/continuity thing was silly - as was the Tarzan yell.
    And yes, many of us had expected this since 1977/78 when we read all about the Wookies overthrowing the Empire etc.
  15. Placeholder

    Placeholder Jedi Knight star 4

    Jan 30, 2013
    Chewie should not have been in it at all. It was just a forced cameo.
  16. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

    Nov 20, 2012
    Chewie was unnecessary for ROTS.
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  17. SlashMan

    SlashMan Jedi Master star 4

    Feb 5, 2012
    Chewie wasn't too notable at the time of ROTS. Simply seeing his character was enough to set a backdrop for the character before his formal introduction in the OT. I wouldn't have a problem with Tarfful, since he seemed to have a higher status and thus would be more important to the battle.
  18. Allana_Rey

    Allana_Rey Jedi Master star 4

    Sep 2, 2012
    Now that would have been AMAZING to see.