Star Wars

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Star Wars Rebels

Star Wars is a space opera series consisting of two trilogies. The first trilogy was Star Wars (1977), The Empire Strikes Back (1980), and Return of the Jedi (1983). The second (prequel) trilogy was The Phantom Menace (1999), Attack of the Clones (2002) and Revenge of the Sith (2005). Currently, there's a third (sequel) trilogy being released with The Force Awakens (2015) and The Last Jedi (2017) as the first two installments. A stand-alone, Rogue One was released in 2016. In addition to the films, various forms of merchandise connected to the franchise have been released.

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Cast Members

The following Gargoyles cast members appeared in Star Wars Rebels. They are listed in alphabetical order.

References to Star Wars in Gargoyles

  • In Puck's "Future Tense" vision, Brooklyn told Goliath that Thailog was killed in the Clone Wars. The "Clone Wars" were referenced in the original Star Wars, and Puck may have been referencing the movie to provide a quick explanation for Thailog's absence. [1]
  • The cover to "Phoenix" is an homage to the original Star Wars movie poster. [3]

References to Gargoyles in Star Wars

  • 994, the year of the Wyvern Massacre, pops up in the first and eleventh issues of Star Wars: Kanan: The Last Padawan as part of Commander Grey's designation (CC-10/994).
  • In the eighth issue of Star Wars: Kanan, Master Billaba references Goliath's line from "The Rock" saying "I am not yet fully healed, Caleb Dume. Or rather, I am healed but not whole."

Tidbits

Star Wars and Gargoyles have shared some of the same talent. Stephanie Lostimolo was an artist and colorist on Revenge of the Sith film and was a colorist on the SLG Gargoyles comics.

Series writers Michael Reaves and Steven Perry have written Star Wars novels individually and in tandem.

Greg Weisman listed Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back among his favorite films. [4] He has a low opinion of Return of the Jedi and Attack of the Clones. [5] [6] [7] [8]

In May 2013, it was announced that Greg Weisman would be one of three Executive Producers for the first season on the new Lucasfilm and Disney animated series, Star Wars Rebels, which debuted in October 2014. [9][10] That same month it was also announced that Weisman had begun work for the new comic, Star Wars: Kanan: The Last Padawan. [11][12]

In addition, Greg Weisman's 2014 radio play "Recruits" included a cameo by young rebel, Sabine Wren.

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