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Ewan McGregor and Ahmed Best as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Jar Jar Binks in 'Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace'. Photo Credit: LucasFilm

‘Star Wars’ Clip shows Jar Jar plunging to his death (Video)

A new clip has surfaced on YouTube that shows Jar Jar Binks plummeting off the cliff of a waterfall and falling to his untimely, or timely depending on how you look at things, demise.

The clip takes you back to the waterfall scene in Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace when Qui-Gon, Obi-Wan and Jar Jar first arrive at the top of the waterfall.

After surfacing, and taking in his surroundings Qui-Gon realizes that they have emerged at the top of a very steep waterfall, and their craft is slowing moving towards the edge.

Here is where that quick Jedi thinking comes into play.

Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, and Ahmed Best as Qui-Gon Jin, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Jar Jar Binks in 'Star Wars: Episode 1 - The Phantom Menace'. Photo Credit: LucasFilm

Liam Neeson, Ewan McGregor, and Ahmed Best as Qui-Gon Jin, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Jar Jar Binks in ‘Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace’.
Photo Credit: LucasFilm

After Obi-Wan fails to get the craft to restart due to a lack of power, Qui-Gon does what any self-respecting Jedi would. He pulls out his trusty thingamabob and shoots a cable towards the wall, somehow delaying the craft from going over the waterfall.

Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan emerge from the ship, jump into the water (and surprisingly not swept away by the same waves threatening to throw the craft over the edge), and begin to fight their way through the current to get to the wall safely. For some unknown reason, Jar Jar remains in the craft.

Instead of making his way out of the craft and into the water like the other Jedi, he falls back into the craft and is taken over the edge of the waterfall, plunging to his surely painful demise.

Here is a look at the scene where Jar Jar plunges to his death.

Before some of you get far too excited, this is not the actual version of the deleted scene. While some Stars Wars fans would have liked nothing more for Jar Jar to have plunged to a very painful death, most of us know that Jar Jar Binks is alive and well at this point, and free to annoy fans all over the Galaxy.

In the actual deleted scene, we see Jar Jar emerge from the craft. He attempts to tight rope walk across the cable that Qui-Gon secured, but being Jar Jar, he falls face first into the water. Just like any self-respecting Gungun, Jar Jar swims to the edge of the wall where he is assisted out of the water by Qui-Gon and Obi-Wan and able to go on his merry way.

Here is a look at the actual deleted scene from Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace.

While this may not be the deleted scene that the majority would have hoped for, it is the one true scene.

However, haters of the comic-relief character can always revel in the clip set forth by user withmorten2 on YouTube.

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