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Why was the Anakin & Ahsoka vs Ventress duel deleted?

Discussion in 'Star Wars TV' started by sithreaper, Dec 16, 2008.

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  1. sithreaper

    sithreaper Jedi Youngling star 3

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    It was a pretty good duel, I presume it was deleted because Ventress got the better of Anakin (which wouldn?t really fit in with the rest of movie, espically the Dooku vs Anakin main event) is this correct? Also is it still considered to be Canon?
     
  2. Arawn_Fenn

    Arawn_Fenn Force Ghost star 7

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    [cynicism]It was deleted so they would make more money on the DVD.[/cynicism]
     
  3. ILuvJarJar

    ILuvJarJar Jedi Knight star 6

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    Oct 19, 2008
    Probobly for time purposes, but it is still intact in the clone wars novel.
     
  4. Pat Darksider

    Pat Darksider Jedi Master star 4

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    Jun 11, 2000
    The deleted scenes belong back in the movie. Period!

    I love the CW movie, but so I would love it even more :D
     
  5. Obi-Mcfly

    Obi-Mcfly Jedi Youngling star 1

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    May 15, 2008
    Like IluvJarJar said, it was proably for time. Also, it was proabably for pacing issues, since they did have alot of action scenes in that movie. I would actually like to see how the episodes would play as originally intended.
     
  6. Garth Maul

    Garth Maul Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    May 18, 2002
    It was very exciting to see that all of the deleted scenes on the DVD were....very exciting!

    However, I think they were trying to keep the film (a) around 90 minutes, and (b) trying to keep it lean and mean - so that great duel unfortunately got cut.
     
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