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A/V STAR WARS REBELS (show's over, spoilers allowed)

Discussion in 'Literature' started by JoinTheSchwarz , May 20, 2013.

  1. LelalMekha

    LelalMekha Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    From "Young Jedi Knights: Diversity Alliance:"
     
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  2. Mat Skywalker

    Mat Skywalker Jedi Master star 4

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    Gross :(
     
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  3. Grey1

    Grey1 Host: 181st Imperial Discussion Group star 4 VIP

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    It does look a bit like a public toilet, doesn't it.
     
  4. Ulicus

    Ulicus Lapsed Moderator star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I think she's my favourite of the characters they've revealed.

    And I am super impressed/surprised they managed to resist casting Jennifer Hale. :p
     
  5. Cynical_Ben

    Cynical_Ben Force Ghost star 4

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    Fair enough. My main point was, in the movies and TV shows to this point, Hera is the first twi'lek female we've seen in a major role who isn't dressed like a skank for no reason. And I suppose my point about Mission being too young to objectify is invalid considering Ashoka's wardobe.
     
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  6. Rogue_Follower

    Rogue_Follower Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Anyone else get a WEG player character feel from the Ghost crew? We've got:
    • Twi'lek pilot
    • Repressed Jedi
    • Streetsmart Mandalorian
    • Alien tough
    • Kid
    • Surly astromech
    All characters that would be at home in the Rebellion-era EU, circa 1995. Which is not a bad thing, and hopefully intentional (Pablo, I'm looking at you).
     
  7. CooperTFN

    CooperTFN TFN EU Staff Emeritus star 7 VIP

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    No, Jennifer Hale will be the female Imperial antagonist a season or so down the line. Or else.

    RF - you're right; the whole thing feels like it could be a prequel to Rookies.
     
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  8. Mia Mesharad

    Mia Mesharad Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    [​IMG]

    Can we not? Just for once? Can we not fall back to outdated moral determinations on female characters and women in general based purely upon their clothing and how much or how little skin they're showing?
     
  9. CooperTFN

    CooperTFN TFN EU Staff Emeritus star 7 VIP

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    I do think there's reasonable common ground that exists between not making a moral judgment about it and being annoyed that it's become the cliché that it has. I'm all for revealing outfits, but they could stand to be spread out a bit more.
     
  10. Cynical_Ben

    Cynical_Ben Force Ghost star 4

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    [​IMG]

    I WAS TRYING TO BE NICE.

    Forget it. Obviously I'm ill-equipped to make any sort of complement on the design of a female character as to how she's dressed. I'd prefer if female character aren't dressed to the preference of a male audience, but that's just me and my stupid opinion. I'll just go back to my corner.
     
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  11. GrandAdmiralJello

    GrandAdmiralJello Comms Admin ❉ Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque star 10 Staff Member Administrator

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    I think the difference is between saying "I'm glad they're not pandering/using fanservice" and "I'm going to use morally condemnatory language about this person, particularly by using gendered terms of abuse."
     
  12. CooperTFN

    CooperTFN TFN EU Staff Emeritus star 7 VIP

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    I think your perspective came across how you intended, but in my experience, words like "prostitute" and "skank" don't really lend themselves to reasoned discourse. :p
     
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  13. GrandAdmiralJello

    GrandAdmiralJello Comms Admin ❉ Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque star 10 Staff Member Administrator

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    Also to be fair Ben, I used to do stuff like that too (and wholly not intending to sound sexist) but I got a stern talking to by some folks and I know better now. :p
     
  14. Trip

    Trip Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    plus Aayla, Dia, Daeshara'cor, and Mission Vao all come to mind, just off the top of my head, as female twi'leks who dress "modestly". so, it is not really that unusual.
     
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  15. AdmiralWesJanson

    AdmiralWesJanson Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    If it is WEG inspired, we need Herglics!
     
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  16. purplerain

    purplerain Jedi Knight star 4

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    Speaking of Twi'leks, were Bib Fortuna and Oola intended to be the same species in 1983?
     
  17. Trip

    Trip Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    so after having actually watched all the videos and also being more awake and coherent I think that if you ignore the obnoxious way they're pitching it it doesn't look bad necessarily and it definitely has a WEG/nineties vibe, which is kinda cool. It's just a shame they have to introduce it to us in so irritating a fashion. "meet the super cool spunky feisty sassy tomboy who is not lame and prissy like some kind of girl" lol go away
     
  18. Revanfan1

    Revanfan1 Force Ghost star 6

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    Remember when we all noted how much Kanan looked like Kyle Katarn when he was first revealed? Well, I whitened him with an app on my phone. Check this.

    [​IMG]
     
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  19. CooperTFN

    CooperTFN TFN EU Staff Emeritus star 7 VIP

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    It's Disney XD, damn it! It's like HD, but X-TREME!!
     
  20. Trip

    Trip Jedi Grand Master star 4

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  21. Gamiel

    Gamiel Chosen One star 8

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    Some of us liked that French accent so I am disappointed by that

    Bitter? No, not at all, just disappointed that the Empires most steadfast supporter don't share his knowledge of the imperial fashion
     
  22. GrandAdmiralJello

    GrandAdmiralJello Comms Admin ❉ Moderator Communitatis Litterarumque star 10 Staff Member Administrator

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    Remember when I said that about Arya Stark and you got upset at me? :p
     
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  23. DoubleSith

    DoubleSith Jedi Grand Master star 3

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    I think what they were going for with the spunky/feisty stuff was [​IMG] rather than '90s "badittude", but yeah, those intros could have been better.
     
  24. anakinfansince1983

    anakinfansince1983 Nightsister of Five Realms star 10 Staff Member Manager

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    That's what I assumed they were going for.

    Maybe Ezra starts out as Bart Simpson and becomes more sensible-sarcastic rather than badass-show off after getting his ass handed to him a few times?
     
  25. The_Phantom_Calamari

    The_Phantom_Calamari Force Ghost star 5

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    They both had a pair of big fleshy head-tails sticking out of the backs of their skulls, so I think it was pretty clear.
     
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