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17 best moments from the new 'Force Awakens' trailer (pictures)

The second trailer for "Star Wars Episode VII" has hit and we were so psyched to see Han and Chewie, we almost missed the Millennium Falcon and sneaky BB-8. Here, we break out our favorite shots.

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Jeff Sparkman, Caitlin Petrakovitz
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Move along, nothing to see here

The second trailer for "Star Wars Episode VII" hit Thursday, and we were so psyched to see Han Solo and Chewie, we almost missed seeing the Millennium Falcon and sneaky BB-8. Join us as  we break out our favorite shots from the trailer for analysis.

Not only is it an impressive backdrop, but that crashed Star Destroyer is enormous compared with the remains of the X-wing in the foreground.

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A melty memento

"The Force is strong in my family," Luke Skywalker says in the new "Force Awakens" trailer. "My father has it."

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Lending a hand

"I have it."

I'm assuming that's Luke's hand there on R2's shoulder.

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Passing the torch

"My sister has it. You have that power, too."

I don't know who's getting the lightsaber here, but I'd love to see Leia laying the smackdown on someone with it.

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Suck our wake!

This group of X-wings sure seems like they're in a hurry. Wonder why.

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Woohoo!

Who wouldn't be stoked to be flying an X-wing?

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Up in the sky!

Oh, maybe these sleek-looking TIE fighters?

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He looks friendly

Kylo Ren wielding badass tri-bladed saber in one hand and using the force in the other?

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Hello, Cleveland...

Who's the opening act up there onstage?

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Rey mysterious

Rey, played by Daisy Ridley, is described as a scavenger who does everything for herself, until she meets a certain character. Perhaps Finn as we see in this trailer?

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It's not Star Wars without explosions

Five bucks says you hear the Wilhelm scream in this scene.

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Meanwhile, in space...

Is this part of an epic space battle that I will watch repeatedly on video next year?

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Meet BB-8

I know BB-8 was designed to be cute and I feel like I shouldn't get sucked in, but OMG SO ADORBS.

Sorry.

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A new friend?

Looks like the Millennium Falcon has a little company.

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They'd be crazy to follow us...

It's always a good idea to take the chase into the remains of a Star Destroyer.

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Shiny!

This chromey fellow looks quite imposing. Is he part of a group or is he the next character my kids will be obsessed with?

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Catching up with old friends

"Chewie, we're home."

I may or may not have been bouncing in my chair at this point.

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