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Disney XD's "Star Wars Rebels" Season 2 Finale Event - Arrivals
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Darth Vader Wakes up 2-Year Old Boy. What Happened? [Video]

This is such a sweet video, something all parents should watch.

It seems a dad spent all night working on a Darth Vader costume so that he could surprise his two-year-old son in the morning with a special Lord Darth Vader Star Wars wake-up call. So, what happened? You'll have to watch.

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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Gets DVD Release Date and Special Features Annoucement

The Force is about to awaken in your home, and we promise it won’t be an April Fool’s joke.

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LEGO ‘Star Wars’ TV Series ‘The Freemaker Adventures’ Coming to Disney XD

One can never have enough LEGO or Star Wars, and it seems Star Wars Rebels may soon have some company on the front of an animated galaxy far, far away. Disney XD and LEGO have joined for a new Star Wars series titled The Freemaker Adventures, following a family of starship builders a long, long time ago.

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BB-8 and R2-D2 are Best Friends in ‘My Two Droids’ [Video]

Star Wars: The Force Awakens been a tremendous success partly due to the popularity of BB-8, although some still favor R2-D2.

Lucky for us, BB-8 and R2-D2 are together again in a new buddy sitcom named My Two Droids.

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Jason Wingreen, Voice of Boba Fett in ‘Star Wars,’ Dead at 95

You may not immediately recognize the name Jason Wingreen, but the prolific actor had almost 200 credits to his name, including the original voice of fan-favorite bounty hunter Boba Fett in The Empire Strikes Back. The actor, whose voice was replaced in Lucas’ notorious DVD re-release of the trilogy, has passed away at the age of 95, leaving behind a legacy of roles that extend far beyond that galaxy far, far away.

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Nick Saban and Mark Dantonio Face Off in Epic Lightsaber Duel

In the wake of Star Wars: The Force Awakens releasing earlier this month, it seems like everything is getting dubbed into the Star Wars universe, and the match-up pitting Nick Saban against Michigan State's head coach Mark Dantonio was not exempt.

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There Might Be a Mistake in the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Crawl

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away someone might have made a copy editing mistake while typing the Star Wars: The Force Awakens crawl. Or maybe it’s not a mistake at all and actually reveals a huge spoiler about the Skywalkers.

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‘Star Wars’ Fan Arrested After Threatening to Shoot a Friend Who Spoiled ‘The Force Awakens’

No one likes to be spoiled, especially for a movie like Star Wars, which many fans have waited 16 years to see in theaters. There are custom filters for internet browsers, Facebook and Twitter, all set up to protect fans from finding out too much information too soon. But no matter how much you do, you still leave yourself open to human error: i.e., the guy who just can’t keep his mouth shut. In those unfortunate instances, there’s not much to do beyond sticking your fingers in your ears and humming as loudly as possible. What you don’t do is grab a gun and threaten to shoot the person who spoiled a movie for you. That’s what one Montana man did and now he’s been arrested and charged with felony assault.

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Darth Trump is an Amazing Must See [Video]

No two topics are discussed more today that Star Wars and Donald Trump. That is all people can seemingly talk about.  So if you haven't yet seen this amazing Darth Trump mash-up, you need to. It's hysterical!

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt Dressed Like Yoda at the ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Premiere

At long last, the screenings of Star Wars: the Force Awakens have begun to gradually trickle down through the populace. Last night in Los Angeles, the most beautiful and famous among us had the privilege of bearing witness to J...

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Here are the Top Toys for Christmas

Do you have your Christmas or Hanukkah shopping finished, wrapped and ready to go? Are you kidding?

Okay, seriously, most of us are still madly rushing about gathering presents and are somewhat clueless as to what to by the kids and grandkids.

Have no fear, I have this handy-dandy guide to the top Christmas toys of 2015, thanks to Ranker.com. Whether you’re looking for popular 2015 toys for your own kids, a niece or nephew, or pretty much any other kid you’d care to gift with one of the best Christmas presents ever, you're covered!

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New York Comic-Con 2015 - Day 1
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Star Wars:The Force Awakens is Almost Here. What’s Your Favorite Star Wars Movie?

The anticipation continues to grow. Star Wars:The Force Awakens will be in theaters next week. Tickets are selling so fast it may be the biggest Star Wars film yet. Will it be the most popular? Nobody knows yet, but it's been a long time since a new episode has been released, so demand is huge.

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