The debut of the first official trailer for the final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars has largely resulted in fans of the franchise growing excited at the storyline finally seeing an official resolution, with the trailer giving us new looks at many of the series' beloved characters. One of the more emotional interactions sees Anakin Skywalker watching a hologram of Padme, reminding us of the love they shared that ultimately drove Anakin to the Dark Side in pursuit of protecting her and their unborn children. Some fans, however, are thinking that this scene creates a conundrum for the series and the events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith.
Viewers have pointed out that Padme appears obviously pregnant in the hologram, but Revenge of the Sith saw her reveal to Anakin that she was carrying his children. This could create a scenario in which Anakin was so oblivious to Padme that he didn't even notice that she was visibly pregnant. Another theory is that this sequence could somehow take place parallel to the events of Revenge of the Sith, after Anakin had been alerted to the pregnancy.
With the series coming from Dave Filoni, easily one of the best storytellers in the world of Star Wars, we doubt this was a simple error and this detail will surely be resolved when the series premieres on February 21st.
Scroll down to see what fans are saying about the possible paradox!
would love a running gag where padme becomes more and more visibly pregnant and anakin is just too stupid to realize until months later when she finally says something https://t.co/71L25A86Ed— 𝗵𝗲𝗮𝘁𝗵 (@heathdwilliams) January 22, 2020
Looking forward to this conversation because Anakin isn’t allowed to know Padme is pregnant yet, when she is very clearly pregnant https://t.co/aWjETV6DGa— Scout (@ScoutTheTrooper) January 22, 2020
Either this is partly set *during* ROTS
~ or ~
Anakin’s an idiot.
And honestly? Both works. pic.twitter.com/c1rWPjlb4G— Charlie Ashby (@CMWAshby) January 22, 2020
Not only is everyone in their respective revenge of the sith clothing but padme is visibly pregnant, there was a legit scene from revenge of the sith. Do Ahsoka and Rex are def in the middle of order 66 here and I’m not ready for rex to realize fives was right. pic.twitter.com/Trp82TnEiv— Gage Skywalker (@GageSmalling) January 22, 2020
Order 66 Maybe
also !! padme’s clearly pregnant in the trailer and so it must incorporate at least some of rots so,, order 66 maybe??? idk if i’ll survive that in clone wars form shsjsk— gabs 💚 #alwayswithhaseul (@orbitalhaseul) January 22, 2020
Not a Plot Hole
People think it’s a plot hole that Padme is pregnant in CW S 7 - people do know pregnancy takes time and she didn’t tell him until RoTS perhaps to not distract him?— What the Force? (@Wtforceshow) January 22, 2020
OKAY BRAKES— XHiroX 2020 (@therealXhiroX) January 22, 2020
Padme is shown pregnant, this season takes place shortly after Dookus death then??? Because Anakin doesn’t learn she’s pregnant till Episode 3, right after he Kills Dooku
Need Some Answers
now that the dust has settled a bit, ima need some answers on timing b/c Padme tells him in RotS she's pregnant, but she's already very pregnant (& hiding it). And since that movie takes places only over about 10 days...does he not notice here? or? #ShouldIBeWorking #Yes pic.twitter.com/LKoGlqRi6L— 🌨Obi-Done Kenobi❄ (@thetorontokid) January 22, 2020