As I get into season four, I realise that a lot of these episodes are coming in four-episode blocks. Given how long my previous post was, just for three pretty inconsequential episodes in the series, I flat out refuse to talk about any more than three in one go. Which means, going forward you’re going to be getting a lot of these storylines being split into two parts. It might not work as smoothly as before, and if that turns out to be the case I’ll do something different, but until then, this is how we’re doing it.
So, The Umbara storyline… Every time I think there aren’t any more episodes I’ve already seen, another bunch come along and flood my patchwork brain with once forgotten memories.
Now I’ve got the unfortunate business of talking about that movie aside, we can start this series proper. Clone Wars Revisited, an erroneous name considering I only really saw bits and pieces of the series as it was originally airing. In this series I’m going to watch the 2008 series in chronological order, as helpfully listed on starwars.com for the release of Disney+.
Talking though the stories, the elements of the old expanded universe that persist and those are are reworked for the new, post Disney, continuity. Looking at the series not just as a piece of entertainment, but how it adds to or alters the greater Star Wars continuity.
This first part will only focus on two episodes. I may dig into more in the future or fewer depending on the content of the episodes. This time though, I’m talking about Cat and Mouse; Episode 16 from Season 2 and Hidden Enemy; also Episode 16, this time from the first season.
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