But some Reddit users apparently think we could have been misreading Binks all along. They’re theorizing Binks is a secretly intelligent dark Sith Lord.
Read on to learn why the concept of Darth Jar Jar is picking up so much speed.
Lumpawarroo points out that in the Star Wars universe, 'very rarely do we see 'normal' characters exhibiting extraordinary stuntwork or physical feats unless they are Jedi, Sith, or at least force sensitives.'
But as seen in the above gif, Jar Jar can be pretty athletic when he wants to. Even though Jar Jar seems clumsy, in battle, he's 'always incredibly, amazingly successful,' Lumpawarroo explains.
Jar Jar's moves appear to be modelled on Zui Quan, Chinese martial arts that imitate the movements of a drunk person.
People attribute Jar Jar's successes to luck -- but like Obi-Wan Kenobi once said, there is no luck.
Jar Jar muffs his jump from the balcony... or does he? He eventually drops to the ground on the far left.
The droid charging up is shooting at something and his head is tracking it. According to Lumpawarroo 'this means that the animators knew very well where Jar Jar was supposed to be - dangling from the balcony over Qui-Gon’s left shoulder - and purposefully animate the droids'.
Is Jar Jar 'using Force Persuasion as he hand-waves the entire Galactic Senate and ushers in the death of democracy'?
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