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‘Star Wars’ fans share the bizarre canonical revelations burned deep into their brains

If you already know all the facts on display, you may have gone too far.

Some things you just can’t unlearn. In the 45 years since A New Hope, a mountain of useless Star Wars trivia has accumulated around the franchise courtesy of novelizations, comics, video games, and a mountain of nerdy reference books.

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Now, fans have identified some key pieces of information that mark you as a true fan – and once you know them, you’ll never be able to forget them.

The top-voted reply is knowing what Anakin really went through at the hands of Emperor Palpatine after Revenge of the Sith:

And that the Vader suit is purposely designed to inflict pain upon Anakin:

There’s also a shocking revelation about what the cute n’ cuddly Ewoks did after defeating the Empire in Return of the Jedi:

Yup, those teddy bears have teeth:

Luke got lucky:

We implore you not to fall down the bizarre ‘Bigger Luke’ rabbit hole:

Even knowing about Splinter of the Mind’s Eye makes you a true Star Wars head:

It’s safe to say knowing that the Cantina band’s music is (unfortunately for British fans) known as “Jizz” means something:

For our money you only really get your fan badge when you’ve suffered through the entire Star Wars Holiday Special:

Playing the old Knights of the Old Republic games is a must for anyone wanting a great Star Wars story:

But perhaps this one might take the cake for useless and weird knowledge:

There’s a veritable mountain of this kind of stuff, and now all of the above is inside your brain forever.

Whether you now feel like a real Star Wars fan is up to you, but if you knew all of this stuff already, it may be too late for help.


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