Wired has a great article highlighting Leland Chee, the Start Wars Franchise Continuity Cop. I’ve always admired the Star Wars franchise for creating a far more consistent universe than others. Most other franchises are riddled with contradictions and/or non-canon material. With only a few minor missteps during the early years, Star Wars created a literal universe of characters all following a well documented timeline. So, how does Chee keep track of the entire Star Wars universe? A FileMaker database containing over 30,000 records, called the Holocron.

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