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** Some people edit in things like Threepio a holding a photo of the Original Trilogy cast.

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** Some people edit in things like Threepio a holding a photo of the Original Trilogy cast. cast.
* There's no source material [[labelnote: Explanation]] In the lead up to the film's release, Kathleen Kennedy gave an interview to ''Rolling Stone'' about the writing process for Episode 9 and mentioned the challenges of writing original material as ''Star Wars'' isn't based on books or comics. This comment was immediately jumped on by a number of fans, who pointed out that the ''Star Wars'' franchise actually has [[Franchise/StarWarsLegends hundreds of books, comics and video games]] to draw ideas from; it's common for people to post the comments alongside pictures of ''Legends'' works. It's also pointed out that George Lucas wrote outlines for the Sequel Trilogy's plot for the filmmakers to use. [[/labelnote]]


* "Ow." [[labelnote:Explanation]]Kylo Ren's only line of dialogue as Ben Solo after he throws his lightsaber into Kef Bir's ocean.[[/labelnote]]

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* "Ow." [[labelnote:Explanation]]Kylo Ren's [[labelnote:Explanation]]Ben Solo's only line of dialogue as Ben Solo after he sheds his Kylo Ren persona and then throws his lightsaber into Kef Bir's ocean.[[/labelnote]]



* Kylo getting thrown off a cliff to music[[labelnote:Explanation]]Before the end battle Kylo gets pushed off a cliff by Palpatine and a breaking sound is heard. A lot of Kylo fangirls became outraged of how violent it was and claimed that such gruesome things shouldn't happen in ''Star Wars'' as it's a kids' film. Those reactions were mocked by many who pointed out that previous films had people getting their limbs cut off and ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'' has a very graphic scene of Anakin burning alive. So many started making fun of how tame it was by putting music over it.[[/labelnote]]

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* Kylo Ben getting thrown off a cliff to music[[labelnote:Explanation]]Before the end battle Kylo Ben gets pushed off a cliff by Palpatine and a breaking sound is heard. A lot of Kylo Ben/Kylo fangirls became outraged of how violent it was and claimed that such gruesome things shouldn't happen in ''Star Wars'' as it's a kids' film. Those reactions were mocked by many who pointed out that previous films had people getting their limbs cut off and ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'' has a very graphic scene of Anakin burning alive. So many started making fun of how tame it was by putting music over it.[[/labelnote]]


* "Taking one last look, sir...at my friends" [[labelnote/Explanation]] A line spoken by C-3PO to Rey, Finn and Poe that was prominent in some trailers. While some people found it genuinely moving, others felt that it foreshadowed Threepio having a NearDeathExperience so heavy-handedly that there was [[LikeYouWouldReallyDoIt no way they'd actually go through with it]]. Other people snarked about Threepio saying this to these particular characters, because the only one Threepio's ever really seen interacting with onscreen prior to this film is Poe, so the friendship line comes off as an InformedAttribute. [[/labelnote]]

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* "Taking one last look, sir...at my friends" [[labelnote/Explanation]] [[labelnote: Explanation]] A line spoken by C-3PO to Rey, Finn and Poe that was prominent in some trailers. While some people found it genuinely moving, others felt that it foreshadowed Threepio having a NearDeathExperience so heavy-handedly that there was [[LikeYouWouldReallyDoIt no way they'd actually go through with it]]. Other people snarked about Threepio saying this to these particular characters, because the only one Threepio's ever really seen interacting with onscreen prior to this film is Poe, so the friendship line comes off as an InformedAttribute. [[/labelnote]]

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* "Taking one last look, sir...at my friends" [[labelnote/Explanation]] A line spoken by C-3PO to Rey, Finn and Poe that was prominent in some trailers. While some people found it genuinely moving, others felt that it foreshadowed Threepio having a NearDeathExperience so heavy-handedly that there was [[LikeYouWouldReallyDoIt no way they'd actually go through with it]]. Other people snarked about Threepio saying this to these particular characters, because the only one Threepio's ever really seen interacting with onscreen prior to this film is Poe, so the friendship line comes off as an InformedAttribute. [[/labelnote]]
** He'd better be saying this to Chewie and R2! [[labelnote: Explanation]] Joking (sometimes semi-seriously) that C-3PO is actually addressing Chewie and R2-D2, who are either off to the side or not present due to manipulative editing, as they're his actual friends whom he's known for decades. Some people throw Lando into the mix as well. [[/labelnote]]
** Some people edit in things like Threepio a holding a photo of the Original Trilogy cast.


* After ''Film/TheLastJedi'' was subject to a distinct CriticalDissonance, jokes were made that Disney was bribing critics. The significantly colder critical reception towards ''Skywalker'' spawned further jokes that Disney ran out of bribe money.

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* After ''Film/TheLastJedi'' was subject to a distinct CriticalDissonance, jokes were made that Disney was bribing critics. The significantly colder This became a meme when the critical reception towards for ''Skywalker'' spawned further jokes that Disney ran out of bribe money.was the exact ''reverse''.


* Kylo getting thrown off a cliff to music[[labelnote:Explanation]]Before the end battle Kylo gets pushed off a cliff by Palpatine and a breaking sound is heard. A lot of Kylo fangirls became outraged of how violent it was and claimed that such gruesome things shouldn't happen in ''Star Wars'' as it's a kids film. Those reactions were mocked by many who pointed out that previous films had people getting their limbs cut off and ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'' has a very graphic scene of Anakin burning alive. So many started making fun of how tame it was by putting music over it.[[/labelnote]]

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* Kylo getting thrown off a cliff to music[[labelnote:Explanation]]Before the end battle Kylo gets pushed off a cliff by Palpatine and a breaking sound is heard. A lot of Kylo fangirls became outraged of how violent it was and claimed that such gruesome things shouldn't happen in ''Star Wars'' as it's a kids kids' film. Those reactions were mocked by many who pointed out that previous films had people getting their limbs cut off and ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'' has a very graphic scene of Anakin burning alive. So many started making fun of how tame it was by putting music over it.[[/labelnote]]



"[[Film/AvengersEndgame And I... am all the Jedi.]]" [[labelnote:Explanation]]The final words exchanged between Darth Sidious and Rey before Rey deflects the Force Lightning upon on the Sith Lord with Luke and Leia's lightsabers. It has been noted to be very similar to how the final showdown between Thanos and Iron Man went in the climax of ''Film/AvengersEndgame'', complete with both participants exchanging "IAmTheNoun" lines and then dying in the aftermath (although in Rey's case, Ben sacrifices his life to revive her).[[/labelnote]]

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"[[Film/AvengersEndgame And "'''And I... am all the Jedi.]]" '''" [[labelnote:Explanation]]The final words exchanged between Darth Sidious and Rey before Rey deflects the Force Lightning upon on the Sith Lord with Luke and Leia's lightsabers. It has been noted became an instant meme to be very similar to show how the final showdown between Thanos and Iron Man went in ridiculous this part of the climax of ''Film/AvengersEndgame'', complete with both participants exchanging "IAmTheNoun" lines and then dying in the aftermath (although in Rey's case, Ben sacrifices his life came off as to revive her).a few fans.[[/labelnote]]

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**"'''[[Memes/RevengeOfTheSith And I am all the Senate!!!]]'''"


* Jokes about how furious Anakin is that Rey buried his lightsaber on a planet he hated and in ''sand'', no less.

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* Jokes about how furious Anakin is that Rey buried his lightsaber on a planet he hated and in ''sand'', no less. In general, people had a field day pointing out that Rey picked basically the '''worst''' planet to bury the lightsabers on and that all three Skywalkers were pissed off at her afterwards.


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** Others like to add that Tatooine is ''also'' the place where Shmi Skywalker was enslaved and then tortured to death by Tusken Raiders; her body is actually buried mere feet from where Rey buries the lightsabers of Shmi's ill-fated descendants.


** [[https://www.reddit.com/r/memes/comments/bcodcw/a_surprise_to_be_sure_but_a_welcome_one/ IN CASE OF LAST JEDI FAILURE BREAK GLASS]][[labelnote:Explanation]]Cynics and critics of ''The Last Jedi'' lampooned Palpatine's return in the trailer as either a last minute attempt to WinBackTheCrowd or an unwittingly admittance that Kylo Ren simply could not carry the film as the BigBad despite what the last film set up.[[/labelnote]]

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** [[https://www.reddit.com/r/memes/comments/bcodcw/a_surprise_to_be_sure_but_a_welcome_one/ IN CASE OF LAST JEDI FAILURE BREAK GLASS]][[labelnote:Explanation]]Cynics and critics of ''The Last Jedi'' lampooned Palpatine's return in the trailer as either a last minute attempt to WinBackTheCrowd or an unwittingly admittance admission that Kylo Ren simply could not carry the film as the BigBad despite what the last film set up.[[/labelnote]]



* After ''Film/TheLastJedi'' was subject to a distinct CriticalDissonance, jokes were made ([[Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment sometimes taken seriously]]) that Disney was bribing critics. The significantly colder critical reception towards ''Skywalker'' spawned further jokes that Disney somehow ran out of bribe money.
* "They fly now!?" [[labelnote:Explanation]]Finn, 3P0 and Poe's reaction after seeing First Order Jet Troopers chase after them is of bewilderment and surprise... Despite the fact that all 3 of them either should or even ''have'' knowledge of Jetpacks existing in the ''Star Wars'' universe and it being used by troops or their enemies. Needless to say, this was made fun of quite a bit by fans.[[/labelnote]]
* "Palpatine fucks." [[labelnote:Explanation]]TheReveal to Rey's true parentage is that she's Palpatine's granddaughter via his [[RememberTheNewGuy suddenly existing]] son, who is confirmed to not have been conceived via manipulation of The Force (which was the case of Anakin). Considering Palpatine is [[{{Gonk}} not exactly the most attractive guy around]] nor has he ever expressed an interest in having children or in sex at all, this revelation comes off as very {{squick}}y.[[/labelnote]]
** "Execute Order 69."
** [[Film/{{Spaceballs}} "Druish princesses are often attracted to money and power."]] [[labelnote:Explanation]] Some people think the only way Palpatine could ever have gotten a woman to willingly hook up with him and bear his child is because he was ruler of the galaxy.[[/labelnote]]
* Palpatine wins.[[labelnote:Explanation]]Though Sheev Palpatine died (again), the Skywalker bloodline was extinguished due to his actions and much of their life's works were in ruins, with the only bright spot being Rey Palpatine adopting the surname Skywalker to honor her chosen family. For many cynics, that was enough to declare that Palpatine won even though he failed to take over the galaxy. [[PoisonOakEpilepticTrees Darker theories]] go even further by suggesting that Sidious successfully possessed Rey when she destroyed his body at the climax, since that is what he wanted in the first place.[[/labelnote]]
** The Palpatine Saga[[labelnote:Explanation]]Due to the revelation of Rey being a Palpatine and the fact that Rey, [[TheChosenOne not Anakin or his descendants]], destroys the Emperor once and for all, it feels like Disney unwittingly turned the Skywalker Saga into a story about the Palpatines.[[/labelnote]]
** ''Episode IX: The Rise of Palpatine'' [[labelnote:Explanation]]Since the Skywalkers have become extinct and Rey adopts the name Skywalker instead of redeeming her family name, many fans believe that "Rise of Palpatine" would have been a more appropriate title than "Rise of Skywalker."[[/labelnote]]
* Evil C-3P0[[labelnote:Explanation]]During the [=D23=] trailer, C-3P0 is shown with red eyes, with it then immediately cutting to a red WaveMotionGun firing into a planet. Cue jokes that C-3P0 had turned to the dark side or, similar to Jar Jar Binks, was the true Sith Lord behind everything.[[/labelnote]]
* The Saga Ends[[labelnote:Explanation]]Marketing for ROS was consistently playing up the fact that this was the end of the Skywalker Saga. This was despite the fact that 3 more Star Wars movies were already confirmed to be in development at the time, leading to jokes about the next movies and their hypothetical titles, some being joke titles at that.[[/labelnote]]

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* After ''Film/TheLastJedi'' was subject to a distinct CriticalDissonance, jokes were made ([[Administrivia/RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment sometimes taken seriously]]) that Disney was bribing critics. The significantly colder critical reception towards ''Skywalker'' spawned further jokes that Disney somehow ran out of bribe money.
* "They fly now!?" [[labelnote:Explanation]]Finn, 3P0 C-3PO and Poe's reaction after seeing First Order Jet Troopers chase after them is of bewilderment and surprise... Despite the fact that all 3 of them either should or surprise even ''have'' knowledge of Jetpacks existing in the ''Star Wars'' universe and it being used by troops or their enemies. Needless to say, this was made fun of quite a bit by fans.though jet packs are nothing new in-universe.[[/labelnote]]
* "Palpatine fucks." [[labelnote:Explanation]]TheReveal [[labelnote:Explanation]]Rey is [[TheReveal revealed]] to Rey's true parentage is that she's be Palpatine's granddaughter via his [[RememberTheNewGuy suddenly existing]] son, who is confirmed presumed to not have been conceived via manipulation of The Force (which was the case of Anakin).intercourse. Considering Palpatine is [[{{Gonk}} not exactly the most attractive guy around]] nor has he ever expressed an interest in having children or in sex at all, this revelation comes off as very {{squick}}y. [[/labelnote]]
** "Execute Order 69."
" [[labelnote:Explanation]]Order 66 was Palpatine's order for the clones to kill Jedi.[[/labelnote]]
** [[Film/{{Spaceballs}} "Druish princesses are often attracted to money and power."]] [[labelnote:Explanation]] Some [[labelnote:Explanation]]Most people think the only way Palpatine could ever have gotten a woman to willingly hook up with him and bear his child is because he was ruler of the galaxy.[[/labelnote]]
* "Palpatine wins." [[labelnote:Explanation]]Some declare that Palpatine wins.[[labelnote:Explanation]]Though Sheev Palpatine died (again), won despite dying (again) and failing to take over the galaxy because the Skywalker bloodline was extinguished due to his actions and much of their life's lives' works were are in ruins, with the only bright spot being Rey Palpatine adopting the surname Skywalker to honor her chosen family. For many cynics, that was enough to declare that Palpatine won even though he failed to take over the galaxy. ruins. [[PoisonOakEpilepticTrees Darker theories]] go even further by suggesting suggest that Sidious successfully possessed Rey when she destroyed his body at the climax, since that is what he wanted in the first place.climax.[[/labelnote]]
** The "The Palpatine Saga[[labelnote:Explanation]]Due to the revelation of Saga" [[labelnote:Explanation]]With Rey being revealed to be a Palpatine and being the fact that Rey, one to finally destroy the Emperor instead of [[TheChosenOne not Anakin or his descendants]], destroys the Emperor once and for all, it feels like some say Disney unwittingly turned the Skywalker Saga into a story about the Palpatines.[[/labelnote]]
** ''Episode IX: The Rise of Palpatine'' [[labelnote:Explanation]]Since the Skywalkers have become are extinct and Rey adopts the name Skywalker instead of redeeming her family name, many fans believe this meme suggests that "Rise ''The Rise of Palpatine" Palpatine'' would have been a more appropriate title than "Rise ''Rise of Skywalker."[[/labelnote]]
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* Evil C-3P0[[labelnote:Explanation]]During C-3PO [[labelnote:Explanation]]During the [=D23=] trailer, C-3P0 C-3PO is shown with red eyes, with it then immediately cutting to the next shot is a red WaveMotionGun firing into a planet. Cue jokes that C-3P0 C-3PO had turned to the dark side or, similar to the Darth Jar Jar Binks, Jar/Darth Darth Binks meme, was the true Sith Lord behind everything.[[/labelnote]]
* The "The Saga Ends[[labelnote:Explanation]]Marketing Ends" [[labelnote:Explanation]]Marketing for ROS was the film consistently playing played up the fact that this was is the end of the Skywalker Saga. This was despite the fact that Saga, while 3 more Star Wars movies were already confirmed to be in development at the time, leading to jokes about the next movies and their hypothetical titles, some being joke titles at that.titles.[[/labelnote]]



** "General Hux gets eaten by a giant space turtle in the third act." [[labelnote:Explanation]]In the lead up to the film's release, a large number of leaks ended up coming out of the woodwork. While many of these ended up being true, one [[RefugeInAudacity particularly absurd]] one claimed that a [[ItMakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext giant space turtle]] would appear and eat the star destroyer that General Hux is on. Naturally, this became the target of mockery among fans and meme communities, with it becoming the stock fake spoiler, and with many images spawning of things such as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles getting ready to eat a pizza labelled "General Hux in the third act". Some also drew comparisons to Stephen King's "It" due to the shared presence of such space animals. Many even went so far as to say that the entire rest of the movie would be vindicated if they just got to see such a scene.[[/labelnote]]
** Creator/MattSmith. [[labelnote:Explanation]]Early in 2019, it was announced that Matt Smith would play a character in the film, which received a rather excited but normal reaction from the community. Over the next few months, however, all mention of Matt Smith was removed from promotional materials and Disney denied his involvement, although some websites still included him. Fuel was added to the fire when a set of fake leaks alleged that Matt Smith would play a young Palpatine in the movie, and this just got bigger after the Celebration trailer revealed that Palpatine would indeed appear. Shortly after, a set of ultimately fake leaks that came from some reliable sources (some of which were involved in leaking the actual plot a few months later) alleged that Matt Smith would play a Sith acolyte separate from the Knights of Ren who would be a follower of [[OurGhostsAreDifferent Palpatine's wraith]], with the movie's final battle being the Palpatine wraith [[DemonicPossession possessing Matt's character]] and duking it out with Rey and Ben. Ultimately, none of this came to pass and Matt Smith was not in the movie, but this hasn't stopped the community from jokingly proclaiming every newly-revealed character as being the one played by Matt Smith. Some have theorized that Matt Smith was [[WhatCouldHaveBeen originally intended to play the rejuvenated Palpatine]] before this was changed to Palpatine simply reverting to his ROTJ-era appearance.[[/labelnote]]
** "Never to be seen again / [=N2BSA=] / The Yeetening." [[labelnote:Explanation]]The plot of what might have been an earlier draft of the movie (mostly similar to the final, but with some added elements such as Jannah being Lando's long-lost daughter) leaked on Reddit near the end of summer 2019. One of the most shocking revelations in it, aside from Rey being Palpatine's granddaughter, was that right before the final battle, Palpatine would shoot (or "yeet") Ben into a pit to an UncertainDoom, with the leak specifically using the pointed phrase "Never to be seen again." This idea was negatively received by the community, and the leakers' sheer insistence on the fact led to the phrase becoming an ironic meme. Ben's true fate of crawling out of the pit and sacrificing himself to heal Rey was only leaked about a week before the movie released, giving the meme plenty of time to become extremely ingrained within the community despite the film ultimately showing a different result. Ben's actual fate is widely considered to be better than the original leak's, although [[ShootTheShaggyDog not by much]].[[/labelnote]]
** "No, I do." [[labelnote:Explanation]]The initial leak also stated that the movie would end with Rey going to Tatooine to bury the lightsabers, with a person asking her who she was, with Rey responding "I'm Rey Skywalker". This did ultimately happen in the movie (with an old woman being the person in question) but shortly after the original leak, a Website/FourChan post claimed that the after Rey said her line, the person in question would reveal themselves to be Ben Solo, having survived falling into the pit on Exogol. Ben would wish her luck, and Rey would respond by thanking him and wishing him to find what he seeks. Ben would respond with the bizarre line "No, I do", and then both would go on their merry way. The nonsensical and awkward nature of this fake leak led to "No, I do" becoming a popular meme within the community, with it basically serving as a random reply to ever conceivable type of post. [[/labelnote]]
** Burger King. [[labelnote:Explanation]]About a week prior to the release of the movie, a very daring and [[TrollingCreator trollish]] marketing campaign started among German Burger Kings, referred to as the "Spoiler Whopper". The campaign was that by installing the special "Spoiler Whopper" app and telling it a spoiler for ''The Rise of Skywalker'' at a German Burger King, the customer would receive free food. The problem? All the spoilers were directly sourced from the [=StarWarsLeaks=] subreddit, and as stated earlier, every single one of them [[TrailersAlwaysSpoil turned out to be true]]! Despite this, the community, which had been despairing over the leaks being increasingly confirmed by the trailers, immediately seized upon the campaign and proclaimed that such a thing could not have been done without Disney's approval and that all the previous leaks were a trap laid directly by Disney, and thus fake. With the leaks eventually being confirmed by the movie, this incident has been proclaimed the most bizarre period for the whole leaks community, and Burger King-related memes have become a common in-joke within it.[[/labelnote]]
** "Then our worst fears have been realized" [[labelnote: Explanation]] A line by Mace Windu from ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'', which some people began using as a response when trailers began confirming some of the plot leaks they weren't keen on [[/labelnote]]
* Evil Rey "Swiss Army" Lightsaber[[labelnote:Explanation]][[HistoryRepeats Similar to jokes made about Kylo Ren's crossguard lightsaber when the reveal trailer for The Force Awakens dropped in 2014]], fans went wild with Evil Rey's folded-out saber, editing it to accompany various tools that are often on a Swiss Army knife in the same red blade glow.[[/labelnote]]
** 6 blades for better comfort[[labelnote:Explanation]]Just have 6 copies of the saber next to each other - attached somehow, and you have a good razor from Gillette[[/labelnote]]

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** "General Hux gets eaten by a giant space turtle in the third act." [[labelnote:Explanation]]In the lead up to the film's release, a large number of leaks ended up coming out of the woodwork. While many of these ended up being true, one [[RefugeInAudacity particularly absurd]] one claimed that a [[ItMakesJustAsMuchSenseInContext giant space turtle]] would appear and eat the star destroyer that General Hux is on. Naturally, this This became the target of mockery among fans and meme communities, with it becoming communities. It became the stock fake spoiler, spoiler and with many images spawning of things spawned image edits such as the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles getting ready to eat a pizza labelled "General Hux in the third act". Some also drew comparisons to Stephen King's "It" due to the shared presence of such space animals. Many even went so far as to say said that the entire rest of the movie would be vindicated if they just got to see such a scene.[[/labelnote]]
** Creator/MattSmith. [[labelnote:Explanation]]Early in 2019, it was announced reports spread that Matt Smith would play a character in the film, which received a rather excited but normal reaction from the community. Over the next few months, however, all mention mentions of Matt Smith was were removed from promotional materials and Disney denied his involvement, although some websites still included him.involvement. Fuel was added to the fire when a set of fake leaks alleged that Matt Smith would play a young Palpatine in the movie, and this just got bigger after the Celebration trailer revealed that Palpatine would indeed appear. Shortly after, a set of ultimately fake leaks that came from some reliable otherwise accurate sources (some of which were involved in leaking the actual plot a few months later) alleged that Matt Smith would play a Sith acolyte separate from the Knights of Ren who would be a follower of [[OurGhostsAreDifferent Palpatine's wraith]], with the movie's final battle being the Palpatine wraith [[DemonicPossession possessing Matt's character]] and duking it out with Rey and Ben. Ultimately, none of this came to pass and Matt Smith was not in the movie, but this hasn't stopped the community from jokingly proclaiming every newly-revealed character as being the one played by Matt Smith. Some have theorized that Matt Smith was [[WhatCouldHaveBeen originally intended to play the rejuvenated Palpatine]] before this was changed to Palpatine simply reverting to his ROTJ-era ''Revenge of the Sith'' appearance.[[/labelnote]]
** "Never to be seen again / [=N2BSA=] / The Yeetening." [[labelnote:Explanation]]The plot of what might have been an a possible earlier draft of the movie (mostly similar to the final, but with some added elements such as Jannah being Lando's long-lost daughter) leaked on Reddit near the end of summer 2019. One of the most shocking revelations in it, aside from Rey being Palpatine's granddaughter, was that right before the final battle, Palpatine would shoot (or "yeet") Ben into a pit to an UncertainDoom, with the leak specifically using the pointed phrase "Never to be seen again." This idea was negatively received by mixed reactions from the community, and the leakers' sheer insistence on the fact that it was true led to the phrase becoming an ironic meme. Ben's true fate of crawling out of the pit and sacrificing himself to heal Rey was only leaked about a week before the movie released, giving the The meme plenty of time to become extremely ingrained within has outlasted the community despite the film ultimately showing a different result. confirmation of Ben's actual fate is widely considered to be better than the original leak's, although [[ShootTheShaggyDog not by much]].fate.[[/labelnote]]
** "No, I do." [[labelnote:Explanation]]The [[labelnote:Explanation]]After the initial plot leak also stated that the movie would end with Rey going goes to Tatooine to bury the lightsabers, with lightsabers and a person asking asks her who she was, with Rey responding "I'm Rey Skywalker". This did ultimately happen in the movie (with an old woman being the person in question) but shortly after the original leak, is, a Website/FourChan post claimed that the after Rey said her "Rey Skywalker" line, the person in question questioner would reveal themselves to be Ben Solo, having survived falling into the pit on Exogol. Ben would wish her luck, and Rey would respond by thanking him and wishing him to find what he seeks. Ben would respond with the bizarre line "No, I do", and then both would go on their merry way. The nonsensical and awkward nature of this fake leak led to "No, I do" becoming a popular meme within the community, with it basically serving as a random reply to ever every conceivable type of post. post.[[/labelnote]]
** Burger King. [[labelnote:Explanation]]About a week prior to the release of the movie, a very daring and [[TrollingCreator trollish]] marketing campaign started among German Burger Kings, referred to as the "Spoiler Whopper". The campaign was that a customer at a German Burger King could receive free food by installing the special "Spoiler Whopper" app and telling it a spoiler for ''The Rise of Skywalker'' at a German Burger King, the customer would receive free food. Skywalker''. The problem? All the spoilers were directly sourced from the [=StarWarsLeaks=] subreddit, and as stated earlier, every single one of them [[TrailersAlwaysSpoil turned out to be true]]! Despite this, the community, which had been despairing over the leaks being increasingly confirmed by the trailers, immediately The community seized upon the campaign and proclaimed that such a thing it could not have been done without Disney's approval and that all the previous leaks were a trap laid directly by Disney, and thus fake. With Since the leaks eventually being confirmed by the movie, proved to be true, this incident has been proclaimed the most bizarre period for the whole leaks community, and Burger King-related memes have become a common in-joke within it.[[/labelnote]]
** "Then our worst fears have been realized" [[labelnote: Explanation]] A line by Mace Windu from ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'', which some people began using as a response when trailers began confirming some of the plot leaks they weren't keen on [[/labelnote]]
* Evil Rey "Swiss Army" Lightsaber[[labelnote:Explanation]][[HistoryRepeats Similar to jokes made about Kylo Ren's crossguard lightsaber when the reveal trailer for The Force Awakens dropped in 2014]], fans went wild with Evil Rey's folded-out saber, editing it to accompany various tools that are often on a Swiss Army knife in the same red blade glow.
on.[[/labelnote]]
* Evil Rey "Swiss Army" Lightsaber [[labelnote:Explanation]][[HistoryRepeats Similar to jokes made about Kylo Ren's crossguard lightsaber after the reveal trailer]] for Film/TheForceAwakens, fans went wild with editing Evil Rey's folded-out saber to contain red glowing versions of various tools that are often on a Swiss Army knife.[[/labelnote]]
** 6 blades for better comfort[[labelnote:Explanation]]Just comfort [[labelnote:Explanation]]Just have 6 copies of the saber next to each other - attached somehow, and you have a good razor from Gillette[[/labelnote]]Gillette.[[/labelnote]]



* "Poe stole my parents"[[labelnote:Explanation]]A feud between Reylo and Poe fans on Twitter had one of the former tweet "he is not a abuser stop crying bc Ben is hot and strong but Poe is just a parent stealer for political reasons", [[https://twitter.com/search?q=%23poestolemyparents which quickly went viral]].[[/labelnote]]

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* "Poe stole my parents"[[labelnote:Explanation]]A parents" [[labelnote:Explanation]]A feud between Reylo and Poe fans on Twitter had one of the former tweet "he is not a abuser stop crying bc Ben is hot and strong but Poe is just a parent stealer for political reasons", [[https://twitter.com/search?q=%23poestolemyparents which quickly went viral]].[[/labelnote]]



** Jokes have also been made about Rey burying Leia's lightsaber there, which could be considered just as big of a slap in the face, if not more so. For the record, Leia never lived on Tatooine and her only experience there involved being placed in GoGoEnslavement by Jabba the Hutt, the gangster slug that ruled the planet.
** Some go even further to make jokes about how pissed Luke is for burying the lightsabers outside Uncle Owen’s moisture farm, both for being the place he was trying leave from for a long time and the place where he saw the ''charred skeletal remains of both his Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru''.

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** Jokes have also been made about Rey burying Leia's lightsaber there, which could be considered just as big of a slap in the face, if not more so. For the record, there since Leia never lived on Tatooine and her only experience there involved being placed in GoGoEnslavement by Jabba the Hutt, the gangster slug that ruled the planet.
** Some go even further to make jokes Jokes about how pissed Luke is for burying the lightsabers outside Uncle Owen’s the Lars moisture farm, both for being the place since he was trying wanted to leave from it for a long time and the place it's where he saw the ''charred skeletal remains of both his Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru''.



* Rey who?[[labelnote:Explanation]]An old woman inexplicably needs Rey's last name, leading to her taking the Skywalker name. People have begun swapping "Rey Skywalker" for all kinds of humorous variations, usually just puns.[[/labelnote]]
** "I'm [Name]." "[Name] who?" "[Name] Skywalker." [[labelnote: Explanation]]At the end of the movie, Rey is asked who she is. She answers that she's Rey, followed by further prompting of "Rey who". Followed by the appearance of Luke and Leia's Force ghosts, she declares herself to be a Skywalker. As a result of the appropriation of the name when Rey's relationship with Luke of all people was tumultuous in comparison to that of her relationship with both Han and Leia, it has led to memes about characters being asked who they were, then looking to the side where the Skywalker ghosts are and answering with "Skywalker".[[/labelnote]]
* Force healing[[labelnote:Explanation]]Since Rey seemingly learns the technique out of nowhere in this film and it has little to no precedence in the current canon (aside from ''Series/TheMandalorian'' showing the Child using it in an episode released days before ''The Rise of Skywalker''), many people began mocking its sudden appearance in this movie and pointing out how it would have been useful in prior movies like when Qui-Gon was impaled by Darth Maul, when Shmi was dying in Anakin's arms, or when Darth Vader choked Padme.[[/labelnote]]
* Apolitical Chewbacca[[labelnote:Explanation]]The visual dictionary describes Chewbacca as staunchly apolitical. Seeing how this conflicts with Chewbacca being one of the few characters to have fought in all three major wars, the exact opposite of being apolitical, it has led to jokes about how he's actually been talking about how he doesn't care what's going on and just wants an excuse to kill people.[[/labelnote]]

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* Rey who?[[labelnote:Explanation]]An "Rey who?" [[labelnote:Explanation]]An old woman inexplicably needs Rey's last name, asks who Rey is, leading to her Rey taking the Skywalker name. People have begun are swapping "Rey Skywalker" for all kinds of humorous variations, usually just puns.[[/labelnote]]
** "I'm [Name]." "[Name] who?" "[Name] Skywalker." [[labelnote: Explanation]]At the end of the movie, Rey is Explanation]]Other characters take Rey's place, usually in a 4-panel sequence where they're asked who she is. She answers that she's Rey, followed by further prompting of "Rey who". Followed by they are, look the appearance of side at Luke and Leia's Force ghosts, she declares herself to be a Skywalker. As a result of the appropriation of the name when Rey's relationship and answer with Luke of all people was tumultuous in comparison to that of her relationship with both Han and Leia, it has led to memes about characters being asked who they were, then looking to the side where the Skywalker ghosts are and answering with "Skywalker"."[Name] Skywalker".[[/labelnote]]
* Force healing[[labelnote:Explanation]]Since Rey seemingly learns the has never used this technique out of nowhere in this film and it has little to no precedence in the current canon (aside from ''Series/TheMandalorian'' showing the Child using it in an episode released days before ''The Rise of Skywalker''), this film, many people began mocking its sudden appearance in this movie and pointing out how it would have been useful in prior movies like when Qui-Gon was impaled by Darth Maul, when Shmi was dying in Anakin's arms, or when Darth Vader choked Padme.[[/labelnote]]
* Apolitical Chewbacca[[labelnote:Explanation]]The visual dictionary describes Chewbacca as staunchly apolitical. Seeing how Since this conflicts with Chewbacca being one of the few characters to have fought fighting in all three major wars, wars of the exact opposite of being apolitical, saga, it has led to jokes about how he's actually been talking about how he doesn't care what's going on and just wants an excuse to kill people.[[/labelnote]]


* Kylo getting thrown off a cliff to music[[labelnote:Explanation]]Before the end battle Kylo gets pushed off a cliff by Palpatine an a breaking sound is heard. A lot of Kylo fangirls became outraged of how violent it was and claimed that such gruesome things shouldn't happen in ''Star Wars'' as it's a kids film. Those reactions were mocked by many who pointed out that previous films had people getting their limbs cut off and ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'' has a very graphic scene of Anakin burning alive. So many started making fun of how tame it was by putting music over it.[[/labelnote]]

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* Kylo getting thrown off a cliff to music[[labelnote:Explanation]]Before the end battle Kylo gets pushed off a cliff by Palpatine an and a breaking sound is heard. A lot of Kylo fangirls became outraged of how violent it was and claimed that such gruesome things shouldn't happen in ''Star Wars'' as it's a kids film. Those reactions were mocked by many who pointed out that previous films had people getting their limbs cut off and ''Film/RevengeOfTheSith'' has a very graphic scene of Anakin burning alive. So many started making fun of how tame it was by putting music over it.[[/labelnote]]


** [[Film/{{Spaceballs}} "Druish princesses are often attracted to money and power"]] [[labelnote:Explained]] Some people think the only way Palpatine could ever have gotten a woman to willingly hook up with him and bear his child is because he was ruler of the galaxy.[[/labelnote]]

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** [[Film/{{Spaceballs}} "Druish princesses are often attracted to money and power"]] [[labelnote:Explained]] power."]] [[labelnote:Explanation]] Some people think the only way Palpatine could ever have gotten a woman to willingly hook up with him and bear his child is because he was ruler of the galaxy.[[/labelnote]]



** "I'm [Name]." "[Name] who?" "[Name] Skywalker." [[labelnote: Explanation]]At the end of the movie, Rey is asked who she is. She answers that she's Rey, followed by further prompting of "Rey who". Followed by the appearance of Luke and Leia's Force ghosts, she declares herself to be a Skywalker. As a result of the appropriation of the name when Rey's relationship with Luke of all people was tumultuous in comparison to that of her relationship with both Han and Leia, it has led to memes about characters being asked who they were, then looking to the side where the Skywalker ghosts are and answering with "Skywalker".[[/labelnote]]



** "I'm [Name]." "[Name] who?" "[Name] Skywalker." [[labelnote: Explanation]]At the end of the movie, Rey is asked who she is. She answers that she's Rey, followed by further prompting of "Rey who". Followed by the appearance of Luke and Leia's Force ghosts, she declares herself to be a Skywalker. As a result of the appropriation of the name when Rey's relationship with Luke of all people was tumulturous in comparision to that of her relationship with both Han and Leia, it has led to memes about characters being asked who they were, then looking to the side where the Skywalker ghosts are and answering with "Skywalker".[[/labelnote]]

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"[[Film/AvengersEndgame And I... am all the Jedi.]]" [[labelnote:Explanation]]The final words exchanged between Darth Sidious and Rey before Rey deflects the Force Lightning upon on the Sith Lord with Luke and Leia's lightsabers. It has been noted to be very similar to how the final showdown between Thanos and Iron Man went in the climax of ''Film/AvengersEndgame'', complete with both participants exchanging "IAmTheNoun" lines and then dying in the aftermath (although in Rey's case, Ben sacrifice his life to revive her).[[/labelnote]]

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"[[Film/AvengersEndgame And I... am all the Jedi.]]" [[labelnote:Explanation]]The final words exchanged between Darth Sidious and Rey before Rey deflects the Force Lightning upon on the Sith Lord with Luke and Leia's lightsabers. It has been noted to be very similar to how the final showdown between Thanos and Iron Man went in the climax of ''Film/AvengersEndgame'', complete with both participants exchanging "IAmTheNoun" lines and then dying in the aftermath (although in Rey's case, Ben sacrifice sacrifices his life to revive her).[[/labelnote]]

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