Film Theory: The Problem with Baby Yoda (Star Wars: The Mandalorian)

  • Published on Dec 8, 2019
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    The best thing to come from the new Star Wars show The Mandalorian, so far, is Baby Yoda. The internet is OBSESSED with this little green alien. In Baby Yoda's first appearance, we are told it is 50 years old. WHAT? That made my Theorist brain go crazy! A 50 year old toddler is the worst evolutionary cycle I have ever seen or heard. It got me thinking, what does the lifespan of a Yoda look like and what does that mean for the future of Baby Yoda - and all Yodas? Time to find out!
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    Writer: Stephanie Patrick and Zach Stewart
    Editors: Danial "BanditRants" Keristoufi, Alex "Sedge" Sedgwick, and Koen Verhagen
    Assistant Editor: AlyssaBeCrazy
    Sound Editor: Yosi Berman
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  • gwyn todd
    gwyn todd Hour ago

    Birds were the first to walk on 2 legs

  • Tsmite
    Tsmite Hour ago

    The problem with Baby Yoda: the joke isn’t funny anymore stop insisting that it is.

  • Gunzerkeryoda
    Gunzerkeryoda 2 hours ago

    Give it a name!!! Baby Yoda is a lie because he is NOT YODA!!! I hate, yes hate, this cash grab!!!

  • Bluearmor_ gaming
    Bluearmor_ gaming 5 hours ago

    0:00 what did I click on

  • Kai Rensselaer
    Kai Rensselaer 5 hours ago

    There is no problem with baby yoda

  • Counting On Episodes
    Counting On Episodes 6 hours ago

    I just got really cute baby yoda shirts and hoodies from this website!

  • asadadon
    asadadon 7 hours ago

    Baby Yoda is not helpless

  • Gamer Kid
    Gamer Kid 9 hours ago

    I left after the song

  • Ryan Mcclaflin
    Ryan Mcclaflin 10 hours ago

    How many of you unoriginal fucks are going to quote the I own a toddler thing?

  • Punk Alien
    Punk Alien 11 hours ago

    What a cringy beginning

  • Divyansh Kumar
    Divyansh Kumar 14 hours ago

    I am only here for the song
    Doo Doo doo

  • Iszy Cunningham
    Iszy Cunningham 16 hours ago

    Yoda died at 998 years old and thar are more in yodas spiciness

  • I see it like this I feel like

    Oh god good video but with your style i cannot subscribe... onya for having an individual and unique style though, keep rocking that even though i can't fucking stand it. Have a good one mate.

  • ItsICY YT
    ItsICY YT Day ago +1

    That was he best intro and of o wasn’t subbed I would sub

  • Sans the Skeleton
    Sans the Skeleton Day ago +1

    5:11, considering that all canon and non canon trydactles speak in broken English, I think that language might be a bit later down on development for them, our main issue is we are comparing the life cycle of a trydactle to that of a human when in reality, it's not the same species and might develop certain skills before others in a way that is different from us.

  • Ryan M
    Ryan M Day ago

    fun fact: humans are the third most intelligent species on earth

  • Life with Liam
    Life with Liam Day ago

    The hunger games is one of my favourite movies

  • The SpideyGuys
    The SpideyGuys 2 days ago

    look 4:12

  • The SpideyGuys
    The SpideyGuys 2 days ago

    "Cuddley Wubbly Bubba-Kins"


    0:41 you’re welcome

  • Jaska Horan
    Jaska Horan 2 days ago

    I am a useless baby human

  • moloxid on town
    moloxid on town 2 days ago

    DISCRIMINATION where in intro is grandmom yoda

  • Almond Milk
    Almond Milk 2 days ago

    You know it’s not actual yoda it’s just the sqme species

  • Yohan Benoy
    Yohan Benoy 2 days ago

    That's not baby yoda but it's the same species as yoda as a baby

  • Gentaku
    Gentaku 2 days ago


  • Rax Savvage
    Rax Savvage 2 days ago

    i always assumed yoda died early to be honest, hes living on a shifty backwater planet with what doesn't look like the best atmosphere, hes fought presumably a lot of really rough battles, hes also probably expended a lot of energy keeping his force presence hidden. given the less than ideal living conditions and the other issues i think its entirely possible his race could hit 1,100 if a few things are taken care of
    1 they are in their native environment just seems logical , the gravity, air pressure, gas combination in the atmosphere
    2 if point 1 isn't , then some created environement , a standard of starwars but not degoba, its a swamp world just sorta existing no technology
    3 hasn't fought some horrific battles / duels with dark force users, and then hiding themselves from the galaxy
    3 one of them inner chill types , meditating to a higher plane, like some temple types acheive

    yeah, just how i feel on it.

  • Tobar TheFerryman
    Tobar TheFerryman 2 days ago

    the beginning of this video was so cringeworthy and stupid I'm writing this comment and clicking off after pausing after a few seconds into the video

  • TJ Gamie17
    TJ Gamie17 3 days ago

    *In America you own a toddler*
    *but in Soviet Russia toddler owns you*

  • CaptainsEyePatch
    CaptainsEyePatch 3 days ago

    That's not QUITE what Neotony is.. but close enough.

  • Sorcikator Senpai
    Sorcikator Senpai 3 days ago

    Let's be real. This video was an excuse for the proud father to show off pictures of his son. :P

  • Lilly Kennedy
    Lilly Kennedy 3 days ago

    There is nothing wrong with baby yoda.....except that he does not have his own show

  • Tall Skinny games
    Tall Skinny games 3 days ago

    Well reality is bby yoda is unknown species we know next to nothing about yodas kind

  • penn zero SSJ
    penn zero SSJ 3 days ago

    c'est pas un parisien. c'est pas un anglais. il parle pas francais normal.

  • kubilusaurus2
    kubilusaurus2 3 days ago

    UGG thanks for ruining the cutest thing ever

  • JesseJames Gonzalez
    JesseJames Gonzalez 3 days ago

    I always hated that song to

  • 3fxz
    3fxz 4 days ago

    Yeah but the baby are taken care of by other species

  • NAUTICA 4569
    NAUTICA 4569 4 days ago

    He doesn't believe in god

  • NAUTICA 4569
    NAUTICA 4569 4 days ago

    Don't believe in god

  • Candy Cutie .9
    Candy Cutie .9 4 days ago

    Married a Latina...

  • Loren Takinh
    Loren Takinh 4 days ago

    Why did I find the beginning funny

  • Captain Unpopular
    Captain Unpopular 4 days ago +1

    My friend: Who's your favorite villain in star wars?
    Me: Darth Vader.
    My friend: Is it cuz of his sweet backstory?
    Me: No. *Shows him first minute of RUclip video.*
    My friend: I... agree with your judgement....

  • Totally Triggered
    Totally Triggered 4 days ago

    The first 40 seconds are hard to watch. I mean that in the worst way possible

  • Nico Spahia
    Nico Spahia 4 days ago


  • IfyouReadThisYourGay

    There was probably more yodas at the swamp

  • WatchDominion . com
    WatchDominion . com 4 days ago

    I am your future a gray alien 11:00 lol

  • Plasma Shark77
    Plasma Shark77 4 days ago +1


  • Awe47
    Awe47 4 days ago

    It’s probably the baby cart thing he was found in that protects feeds and changes the kid

  • Awe47
    Awe47 4 days ago +2

    But like he had to have somebody because I don’t think when your born you come with a electric baby carriage

  • GornadGaming
    GornadGaming 5 days ago

    that intro almost made me unsub

  • Luke K
    Luke K 5 days ago


  • Luke K
    Luke K 5 days ago

    Granda yoda Do do do do do

  • Megan Coffee
    Megan Coffee 5 days ago

    couldn't baby Yoda's species planet just be like Neptune or Pluto and just take a long time to orbit, so aging that would take us hundreds of years, would take their species one single orbit, so one years old? Isn't it the farther out the planet is at orbit from a sun that if creatures were to live on it, that they live longer?

  • Spencer Thomas
    Spencer Thomas 5 days ago

    Young I look, Old I am

  • Monique Hiltz
    Monique Hiltz 5 days ago

    That intro gives me life.

  • Scott Playz
    Scott Playz 5 days ago

    “I own a toddler” that sounds wrong.

  • Mason
    Mason 5 days ago +1

    Yaddle never died In Canon or legends so baby yoda is not the last one left

  • Aleah Carter
    Aleah Carter 5 days ago +1

    Please do a beyblade burst theory (please just the seasons with valt)

  • Rebekka Gould
    Rebekka Gould 5 days ago

    Nice baby shark parody

  • Alistair Bradford
    Alistair Bradford 5 days ago

    The moment you realise you wish u died when u where born
    (I got my umbilical cord stuck round my neck when I was born so I suffocated and it took me 1 and 1/2 to be born)👌

  • Vegan Meat
    Vegan Meat 5 days ago

    New people to this channel probably left in the intro