10 Most Confusing Scenes In Star Wars History

So... Princess Leia is British now?

Obi-Wan Kenobi
Lucasfilm

The galaxy far, far away can seem like quite a confusing place at a glance.

After all, this is the same universe that contains space wizards who lift pebbles with mystical powers, baffling laser blades, and a little green alien who opts to speak back-to-front for the banter.

More often than not, though, the folks tasked with bringing the various chunks of Star Wars goodness into existence do a pretty stellar job of explaining even the most peculiar developments and entities found occupying this inter-galactic franchise.

Yet, as with just about any long-running series, there have still been those odd scenes and moments that left both passionate Force-sensitive souls and casual Skywalker supporters scratching their heads somewhat in the aftermath.

Now, in the case of some of these particularly puzzling small and big-screen occurrences, some dedicated fans obviously have their theories as to what the real answers to the questions sent the following scenes' way actually are. But that still doesn't change the fact that each and every one of these rather odd Star Wars moments inspired more confusion than space-aged joy when all was said and done.

10. Why Did Padmé Possess A Magic Button? - Episode II: Attack Of The Clones

Obi-Wan Kenobi
Lucasfilm

Time and time again, George Lucas' pride-and-joy has let loose some of the most fascinating and mind-blowing sci-fi technology ever to grace a cinema screen over the years.

Yet, even with this being the same galaxy that boasts eternally cool lightsabers, healing bacta tanks, and cybernetic limbs, some still struggled to understand how Padmé Amidala managed to come into possession of a magic all-in-one button during the events of Attack of the Clones.

With Obi-Wan Kenobi asking padawan Anakin Skywalker and Padmé to patch him through to the Jedi Council whilst the pair were aboard a Naboo yacht, Amidala does so by pressing a specific button on the ship's control panel.

So far, so simple enough.

But then, moments later, Padmé presses the exact same button to perform an entirely different command; that being to bring up a map of the galaxy highlighting how far away Geonosis is.

Is this the most convenient ship ever created? One that is entirely controlled by the tapping of one accessible button? Or perhaps Lucas simply hoped fans wouldn't notice that Natalie Portman either tapped the exact same key for two different shots, or the director actually recycled the same moment for two separate close-ups.

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