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  • The meme. Explanation 
    • Further mutations and successor memes, if any.

  • Star Wars Celebration debuted a teaser trailer immediately followed by a surprise appearance from Ian McDiarmid to further hype up the audience, immediately leading to multiple memes:
    • "No one's ever really gone." *Cue Evil Laugh* Explanation 
    • "Oh, I'm afraid the Emperor will be quite operational when your friends arrive..." Explanation 
    • Star Wars: The Emperor's New Groove Explanation 
    • "In case of Last Jedi failure break glass" Explanation 
    • "A surprise to be sure, but a welcome one!" Explanation 
  • The droid D-0's name is pronounced "Dee-Oh", which became meme-fuel for many JoJo's Bizarre Adventure fans, as well as a resurgence in references to an episode of Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends.
  • "They fly now!?" Explanation 
    • "They [X] now!?"Explanation 
    • "They been using them since the Clone Wars."Explanation 
  • "Palpatine fucks." Explanation 
    • "Execute Order 69." Explanation 
    • "Druish princesses are often attracted to money and power." Explanation 
    • "Do It" Explanation 
  • "Palpatine wins." Explanation 
    • "The Palpatine Saga" / Episode IX: The Rise of Palpatine Explanation 
  • Evil C-3PO Explanation 
  • "The Saga Ends" Explanation 
  • Due to the sheer amount of leaks about this film months in advance, an entire fandom subculture rose around them on r/StarWarsLeaks and several other web forums, leading to many memes and in-jokes.
    • "General Hux gets eaten by a giant space turtle in the third act." Explanation 
    • Matt Smith. Explanation 
    • "Never to be seen again / N2BSA / The Yeetening." Explanation 
    • "No, I do." Explanation 
    • Burger King. Explanation 
    • "Then our worst fears have been realized" Explanation 
  • Evil Rey "Swiss Army" Lightsaber Explanation 
    • 6 blades for better comfort Explanation 
  • "Poe stole my parents" Explanation 
  • Buried on Tatooine? In sand?! Explanation 
    • Adding Leia, Luke, and/or Shmi Skywalker Lars to this. Explanation 
  • Wet Kylo Ren Explanation 
  • "Rey who?" Explanation 
    • "I'm [Name]." "[Name] who?" "[Name] Skywalker." Explanation 
  • Force healing Explanation 
  • Apolitical Chewbacca Explanation 
  • Grievous would've been unstoppable! Explanation 
    • If Mace Windu had a second lightsaber... Explanation 
    • Why Dooku had to betray Ventress. Explanation 
  • "No homo!" Explanation 
  • John Boyega and Oscar Isaac's lack of fucks. Explanation 
    • "Disney overlords." Explanation 
  • Force-pushed into the friendzone. Explanation 
  • Rey really is a Disney Princess. Explanation 
  • *sigh* Somehow, Palpatine returned. Explanation 
  • "Ow." Explanation 
  • Good Boy Sweater™ Explanation 
    • Ben Solo Challenge Explanation 
  • "If this mission fails, it was all for nothing." Explanation 
  • The Fall of Skywalker Explanation 
    • "Did you ever hear the tragedy of the Skywalkers?" Explanation 
  • "Let me guess, Death Star?" "It was, and it was beautiful." Explanation 
  • Rendemption / Bendemption Explanation 
  • "He may have been your grandfather, but he wasn't your granddaddy." Explanation 
  • Ben getting thrown off a cliff to music. Explanation 
  • "Holding Out For a Hero" / "I Need a Hero" Explanation 
  • "Forced too hard." Explanation 
  • An imagined exchange:
    Marketing department: How many TV spots do you want?
    Disney/Lucasfilm: Yes. Explanation 
  • Palpatine's Bass Boosted Lightning Explanation 
  • This exchange:
    Palpatine: I am all the Sith!
    Rey: And I... am all the Jedi. Explanation 
    • "(And) I am all the Senate!" Explanation 
  • "Taking one last look, sir... at my friends." Explanation 
    • He'd better be saying this to Chewie and R2! Explanation 
  • "There's no source material." Explanation 
  • Kylo reacts to Evil Rey. Explanation 
  • "He lost the star wars." Explanation 
  • The shot of Kylo and the Knights of Ren walking down the hall, accompanied by epic music. Explanation 
  • "Still a better love story than Reylo." Explanation 
  • "Your Snoke Theory Sucks" Explanation 
  • "Come on, that move's one-in-a-million." Explanation 
  • "I don't care if X win. I just want Y to lose!" Explanation 
  • Live Slug ReactionExplanation 
    • Homophobic SlugExplanation 
    • Homosexual SlugExplanation 

Luke: A thousand memes live in you now.