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Now We Know Why C-3PO’s Arm Was Red in ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’

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Dedicated fans never miss the details.

When presented with mysterious character changes that go unexplained in the movies, fans will stop at nothing to get to the bottom of the situation.

One recent example was a dramatic difference most fans noticed in the beloved, gilded protocol droid in Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

In the many years after our favorite characters from a galaxy far, far away defeated the Empire and continued on with their lives, plenty of things were sure to change. Children were born, heroes disappeared, new threats to the galaxy arose. And yet, as we flooded into theaters back in December to pick back up where we left off, we were largely distracted by one detail that untrained eyes might simply consider minor:

C-3PO’s red arm.

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Now, another Disney property has finally explained just why we saw a droid of a different color.