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37 Facts About Yoda
Yoda is a small, green humanoid alien who is powerful with the Force and is a leading member of the Jedi Order until its near annihilation.
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Yoda is an iconic figure in popular culture due to his distinct pattern of speech and role as a wise mentor.
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Yoda's spirit appears again in the sequel trilogy, advising an older Luke on his training of Rey.
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Yoda then created a new character, Yoda, to have someone train Luke.
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Yoda was created using computer-generated imagery for two distant shots in the 1999 release but remained mostly a puppet, with Stuart Freeborn's original design reinterpreted by Nick Dudman.
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Yoda performed a vocal cameo as Yoda in Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker .
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For wide shots of Yoda moving around, actor and stunt performer Deep Roy wore a life-sized Yoda costume.
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Films and Expanded Universe reveal that Yoda had a hand in training almost every Jedi Master in the galaxy.
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Yoda makes his first film appearance in The Empire Strikes Back.
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Now sick and frail, Yoda informs Luke that he has completed his training but will not be a Jedi until he confronts Darth Vader; he confirms that Vader is Luke's father, something Vader had told Luke in the previous film.
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Yoda makes Obi-Wan a Jedi knight and reluctantly gives his blessing to Anakin's training.
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Yoda makes his first CGI appearance in Attack of the Clones, set a decade after The Phantom Menace.
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Yoda decides to face Sidious, sending Obi-Wan to kill Vader.
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Yoda is instrumental in deciding the fate of the Skywalker children after Padme dies in childbirth, recommending that Luke and Leia be hidden from Vader and Sidious; he sends Leia to be adopted by Senator Bail Organa of Alderaan, and Luke to Vader's stepfamily Owen and Beru Lars on Tatooine.
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Unlike in the prequels, where fight scenes necessitated the character be rendered in with computer-generated imagery, Yoda is once more portrayed using puppetry, with Frank Oz both puppeteering and voicing the character.
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Yoda is heard in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker as one of the voices of Jedi past who speak to Rey during her battle against the reborn Darth Sidious.
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Yoda appears in the 2003 Cartoon Network 2D-animated television series Star Wars: Clone Wars, voiced by Tom Kane.
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Yoda appears in The Clone Wars, again voiced by Tom Kane.
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Yoda engages in a metaphysical battle with Sidious and appears to sacrifice his life in order to save Anakin's–only to awaken and discover that the battle was merely a vision and that he has passed the test.
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Yoda appears physically for the first time in the season two episode "Shroud of Darkness", in which he appears in a vision of Ezra's and reunites with Ahsoka.
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Yoda appears extensively in the Star Wars Expanded Universe, mostly in works set during or before the prequel trilogy, including Sean Stewart's 2004 novel Yoda: Dark Rendezvous, in which he sends an impersonator of himself to negotiate a potential treaty with Dooku, suspected his offer to be a feint.
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Yoda appears as a supporting character in Dark Horse Comics' Republic, and various other Clone Wars-related titles.
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Yoda is set to appear in the upcoming The High Republic Adventures, set 200 years before the prequel trilogy.
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Yoda appears in Disney's Star Tours: The Adventures Continue attraction with his original voice actor, Frank Oz.
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Quotes from Yoda that seem to echo Gnostic ideas in The Empire Strikes Back:.
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