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Machete Order For Star Wars

Machete Order For Star Wars
Brace your­selves, what follows is an amaz­ingly long blog post about the best order in which to watch Star Wars. First, let me say this: for people that couldn't care less about the prequel trilogy, I suggest Harmy's De­spe­cial­ized Edi­tions. They are 720p videos that are the result of "Harmy" from The Orig­i­nal Trilogy forums painstak­ingly re­con­struct­ing the the­atri­cal re­leases of all three films uti­liz­ing a wide variety of video sources as well as custom mattes. Down­load­ing, burning, la­bel­ing, and print­ing cases for these films is one of the neck­beardi­est things I've done (aside from writing this blog post), and I'm ex­tremely glad I did it. If the "proper order" for Star Wars for you is the orig­i­nal trilogy and nothing else, stop reading now and find the De­spe­cial­ized Edi­tions. So, with that out of the way, what can you do if you do wish to involve the prequel trilogy? There are two obvious options for watch­ing the Star Wars saga. What Gets Removed?

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