Every ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Plot Hole Explained
We’re approaching the one-year anniversary of the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. But while the movie closed out the original Star Wars saga, it didn’t answer all our questions — in fact, it left us with even more questions than we had before.
We know you have questions too. On our ScreenCrush YouTube page we asked you what you thought were the biggest plot holes in The Rise of Skywalker. Our latest video lists all those plot holes — and gives our best attempts to explain. (Attempts is the key word here; some of these are just our best guesses.) How could that dagger perfectly reveal the location of the Sith Wayfinder? How did the Emperor fund his massive new army? How could all those Palpatine minions get there if Exegol is not on any map of the galaxy? How’d they find the darn place if it’s not on a map?!?
Those questions and more are all answered below:
If you liked this video on Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker plot holes, check out some of our other videos blow, including our video on the secret history of Mandalore, our video on all the Easter eggs and secrets in The Mandalorian Season 1, and our theory about The Mandalorian’s connection to the Star Wars prequels. Plus, there’s tons more over at ScreenCrush’s YouTube channel. Be sure to subscribe to catch all our future episodes. Don’t forget that The Mandalorian premieres on Disney+ on October 30.
Gallery — Our Favorite Rise of Skywalker Easter Eggs: