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  Mara Jade Skywalker
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Harsh? Why it's nothing of the kind! I think I'm in love with that picture! I must know where you got it, Skuldren. Very Happy
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I cannot stand Jar Jar Binks, perhaps my Mando'ade brothers and sisters will have ourselves a gungan barbeque. By far the lowest of the characters in our beloved universe.
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  Mara Jade Skywalker
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People like to compare Jar Jar to the Ewoks, which I think is the most blasphemous thing a fan can do.

Jar Jar was nothing more than attempted humor, and it failed utterly. While the Ewoks could appear cute and cuddly, they were depicted seriously, and I have no problem whatsoever with their storyline!

The main thing about the Ewoks that won me over, initially, was the scene where the one Ewok dies, and its friend begins to mourn there on the battlefield. They weren't supposed to be fluffy little cannon fodder! They were meant to be serious characters.

So anyway.
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I don't think Jar Jar should reflect his whole species. They did banish him after all.
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Actually, I think Jar Jar played a rather important role in the Star Wars saga. They needed a character to basically be willing to hand over power to Palpatine. Yet something that important couldn't be done via a no named character without the importance of the moment being cheapened. However they also didn't want one of the heroes to have made such a foolish mistake.

So in comes Jar Jar, a character introduced in episode one solely to put him in a position where such a transfer can happen. Jar Jar become part of the Senatorial staff likely was part of the alliance between the Gungans and a Nabbooans, that a Gungan would be one of their Senators. And since we've seen the Gungans don't want Jar Jar around, it's logically for them to send him there, since they can't banish him again because he's now a hero. So when Padme left he ended up in charge, as thanks to his portrayal in Episode One, it's completely believable to see him conned into handing over complete power to Palpatine.

Granted I still don't like the character, but I do say he, when looked at it in that regard, played an important role in the Saga. The role of the lovable dupe.


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^ He could have still played that role without bogging down TPM though... Confused
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