You know what Star Wars has in spades? Good villains. You know what Rebels has really struggled to accomplish in my mind? Make its villains seem even remotely competent. Which is an impressive, making Darth Vader look like a fool on multiple occasions. Even more so when Kanan and Ezra hardly seem to have a brain cell between them most days.
Rebels has really missed an actually dangerous and threatening villain. It feels like season three is the one season that is trying to rectify that.
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We’re getting close to the end of season 2 now. I got very comfortable only reviewing one episode a week over the past couple of weeks, but if I kept that pace, I’d never finish this series. So I’m going back to talking about two episodes again. Honestly, I have no idea how I was managing three all the time I was talking about the first season.
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I don’t know how I managed to keep talking about these episodes in batches of three when I started this series. Just watching two seems tasking enough these days. But that’s probably due to the many other commitments I’ve made to other shows than a scathing rebuke of this show’s quality.
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