Star Wars: Rebels Revisited – Part 0: The Shorts

It’s been a long time coming, actually it’s been something I’ve been putting off. But it’s finally time for me to suck it up and start my watch along series of Star Wars: Rebels. A show I’ve never watched before and know practically nothing about aside from the bits and pieces I managed to pick up while researching episodes for my Clone Wars rewatch series. And like with that blog series, I intend to go through all of Rebels and talk about each of the episodes a handful at a time.

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My Thoughts on: The Bad Batch Season 1

Now the first series of The Bad Batch is over, I feel compelled to write about it. I mean, I wouldn’t feel right moving into doing episodic reviews of Rebels without having covered this show first.

The Bad Batch is the latest new Star Wars show from Disney and made as a direct sequel to the long running Clone Wars series that I recently concluded reviewing every episode of. While none of the main characters from Clone Wars return for this series, the show deals with the continuing themes of the nature of the clones, their choices and their place in the galaxy.

Especially now the Republic has been replaced with a very different Galactic Empire.

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Was I expecting too much from Monsters at Work?

When I realised my favourite amongst Pixar’s impressive array of works was getting its own spinoff series on Disney Plus, I was real excited. Both Monsters Inc. and Monsters University were amongst my favourite of all of the Pixar movies. And given Pixar’s track record, I had lofty hopes regarding their Mobsters at work sequel series.

After watching the first handful of episodes, I realise that maybe my expectations were a little too high reaching.

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