16 Star Wars Fan Theories That Are Oddly Plausible

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We're just a couple of weeks away from Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi hitting our screens. Of course, that means that the internet is going wild with crazy fan theories about the secrets that the new film may or may not reveal. Who are Rey's parents? Is Kylo Ren secretly still a little bit good? Who the heck is this General Snoke fellow? Everyone and their mother has an idea that they believe is the ‘correct' guess.

This is no new phenomenon, of course: the Star Wars fandom has been particularly active in creating their own theories over the years. Some have been weird, some have been downright wacky, and others have been oddly plausible. I mean, who isn't a little bit convinced by the whole ‘Jar-Jar Binks is a Sith Lord' school of thought? In celebration of this incredibly creative group of fans, we've put together some of the best Star Wars fan theories, from the original trilogy to the somewhat questionable prequels. Prepare yourself: we're going into ‘crazy internet suspicions' hyperdrive…