What if 'Star Wars: Episode I' was Good?

Because you know the prequels sucked.

Posted by Leah Singerman

Okay, my dweeby friends, time for some real talk. We love Star Wars as much as (read: more than) the next guy or gal, but that doesn’t mean we wouldn’t change a few things if we could. We all know the prequels left a lot to be desired, and one guy is showing us exactly what that those things are.

The video below shows us a reworked version of Episode I that tells a similar story but with a few key changes…


First of all, the story centers around my boy Obi-Wan Kenobi, which is awesome for several reasons, including the fact that now he gets to be with Padmé and I don’t go out of my mind over the cradle-robbing madness that is the Anakin/Padmé relationship.


Probably the other most notable change is that in this version, Darth Maul doesn’t die. This way Obi-Wan has a strong motivation leading him through the rest of the story (kind of Inigo Montoya-esque), and we get to see one of the prettiest villains in Star Wars wreak some havoc for a little longer.


And, bonus, they did one of these for Episode II as well! Check it out here. No word on Episode III yet, but we’ll keep you posted.


How would you reimagine “Star Wars: Episode I”? Tell us in the comments below or tweet us @DweebCast to let us know.

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