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Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer parody proves everything’s worse with Jar Jar Binks — watch

on May 08, 2015, 10:59am

One of the worst blemishes in the Star Wars franchise came in the second trilogy. No, it’s not the simple fact that those movies exist, but one of the main characters: Jar Jar Binks. The Gungan goof was such a lazy, obnoxious stab at comedy relief that he drove an already disappointing movie deep into the ground when he first appeared in The Phantom Menace. Thankfully, his role in the subsequent films was greatly reduced — though he does help convince the Galactic Senate to give Chancellor Palpatine emergency powers, directly leading to the Sith takeover.

In essence, everything’s worse with a little Jar Jar, and a new parody video proves it. An FX wiz took the tantalizing teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens and slipped the CGI character into nearly every scene. Even when he’s joining the Dark Side, Jar Jar Binks is still one of the most annoying characters in cinematic history. Watch the proof below:

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