Cool chart breaks down how Star Wars influenced other movies and TV shows

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Imagine life without Star Wars. It kind of sucks, right? But that’s just because we think about not knowing Darth Vader and R2-D2 and Han Solo and light sabers and Death Stars. But imagine not just not having Star Wars in our pop culture but also not having all the things that Star Wars influenced. All the things we love that were made possible by Star Wars would change.

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The chart above breaks down the influence of Star Wars and was made by Shutterstock and Pop Chart Lab. From the its design aesthetic to the special effects it spawned to lovable robot characters and so forth, it paved the way for so much of what we love today. So yeah, life without Star Wars would totally suck.

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Tom Bomb

Hey, I like Star Wars, but come on... Star Wars is not the source of all inspiration for all other Sci-Fi stuff out there... C3PO, the source of inspiration for all humanoid robots? Come on...