Frogs were green non-sentient amphibians, widely known as good jumpers. They lived in the watery environments of various planets, including Belsavis. Occasionally, entire swarms of frogs rained down from the skies of a planet. Various species, both sentient and non-sentient, were metaphorically referred to as "frogs."
Biology and appearance[edit | edit source]
Frogs were green-skinned, hopping animals with a short body, protruding eyes, four limbs and a long tongue that could flick in and out of their mouth quickly. Frogs lived in large groups gathered in watery areas such as pools and streams. On the world of Belsavis, a cold planet exposed to electrical storms, frogs were a common prey of the mooklas and pittins. Sometimes, entire swarms of frogs seemed to "rain" from a planet's atmosphere.
Metaphorically, several creatures were also called "frogs," including the gorgs or the worrts, both species from Tatooine. Some sentient amphibians like the Rybet were also said to be "froglike," and the Serps from Serphidi were sometime called "frog-mouth." When the young Anakin Skywalker, a Human from Tatooine, first met the Gungan named Jar Jar Binks, he initially called him "the frog man" before finding out his identity. Nick Rostu once called his enemy Kar Vastor a "frogswallower"—among other colorful epithets.
Other frog species[edit | edit source]
Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]
George Lucas refused to ever identify Yoda's species, but has jokingly said Yoda was a frog. In the documentary "From Puppets to Pixels," Lucas called Yoda "the illegitimate child of Kermit the Frog and Miss Piggy."
Appearances[edit | edit source]
- Star Wars Episode I Journal: Anakin Skywalker (Mentioned only)
- Star Wars: Jar Jar's Journey Adventure Book
- Domain of Evil
- Star Wars Galaxies: An Empire Divided
- Splinter of the Mind's Eye (First mentioned)
- Star Wars 64: Serphidian Eyes (Mentioned only)
- Ewoks—"The Season Scepter"
- Children of the Jedi
- Darksaber (Mentioned only)
Non-canon appearances[edit | edit source]
- Star Wars: Tiny Death Star (Mentioned only)
- Star Wars (1987 video game)
- An Apology (Mentioned only)
- LEGO Star Wars III: The Clone Wars