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Gruntled Sat 07-Dec-13 20:52:54

My DD7 has just decided that she has to watch Star Wars. Am I being unreasonable to completely ignore the 3 newer films and jump straight in to the 'good' ones?

ShylaMcClaus Sun 08-Dec-13 00:08:51

They have spaceships and Harrison Ford drama and pathos and Harrison Ford romance and action shock

Isthatwhatdemonsdo Sun 08-Dec-13 00:24:19

Harrison Ford is in them. Enough said.

BeaWheesht Sun 08-Dec-13 00:28:56

Ds much prefers the old ones.

but then he loves ghostbusters and home alone and the old it's a wonderful life...

Kewcumber Sun 08-Dec-13 00:29:00

I started DS off on Episode 4 and we went in order they were made - he's 8 now and it doesn;t seem to have scarred him for life.

Asheth Sun 08-Dec-13 02:02:06

I love Star Wars! But of the new three Revenge of the Sith is definitly the best. A phantom Menace is all about the special effects and Attack of the clones is ok but nothing compared to the original three. Revengenof the Sith is the only one I consider to be a good film. But it ruins the effect of "I am your father" if you watch it before the Empire Striles Back.

ZingSweetPea Sun 08-Dec-13 02:47:41

do or do not. there's no try.

may the Force be with you!


ZingSweetPea Sun 08-Dec-13 02:49:17

original trilogy first

then the rest

Euphemia Sun 08-Dec-13 04:18:49

DH drives DD nuts by saying the lines just before the actors do. smile

Panzee Sun 08-Dec-13 05:17:07

There are only three films.

Morgause Sun 08-Dec-13 05:24:49

There are only three Star Wars films. fgrin

sashh Sun 08-Dec-13 08:17:24

Don't forget to film her face when she finds out who Darth Vader is.

Gruntled Sun 08-Dec-13 09:03:35

We are starting with IV this morning. I just hope it doesn't mean I'll need to start buying the toys as well!

MuddlingMackem Sun 08-Dec-13 17:49:08

Ha ha! Our kids have grown up with Star Wars toys in this house, most of them are mine and DH's. grin

PointyChristmasFairyWand Sun 08-Dec-13 17:51:25

We've watched IV, V and VI but are holding off on the later ones specifically because III is so dark - and our DDs are the kind who get nightmares.

charleybarley Sun 08-Dec-13 17:57:43

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