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Ranking the Star Wars films
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23-May-2018, 2:59 PM

GZK8000 said:

moviefreakedmind said:

GZK8000 said:

Since K-2SO is a robot, in this case, it seems the robot lacks the appropiate programming. But my point is, had K-2SO been a human character, the comedy would have been essentially the same. Who doesn’t laugh at Homer Simpson’s stupidity? Therefore, I found K-2SO related comedy ableist, and I hated that.

I don’t really understand the conflation of stupidity and ableism here either. K2SO doing stupid things doesn’t make him disabled.

He can’t be disabled since he’s a robot, but my point is that the same comedy that makes K-2SO “funny” is the same comedy that makes disabled characters “funny”. It’s not a problem that is limited to Rogue One.

I never laugh at Homer Simpson’s stupidity, that’s my point.

But stupid characters aren’t disabled either. That conflation is far more offensive than whatever happened in Rogue One.