Star Wars: The Clone Wars Revisited – Part 11: Ode to Japanese Cinema

During a lot of the first season, I started to tire of the war being almost the sole focus of every episode of the show. I get that it’s what the series is named for, but the Star Wars setting is so much bigger than that. Much to my delight, the writing for the second series has already broadened its scope and explored

this is part of an ongoing series, talking about the clone wars in chronological order. Go here to see what I’ve covered before now.

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars Revisited – Part 10: Cad Bane’s Big Adventure

Right away, season 2 of the Clone War seems like an incredibly refreshing change of pace that I desperately needed from the series. As I said in the previous part where I spoke about the final episodes of season 1, the show had become bogged down with it’s militaristic framing device and really needed to focus on some different aspect of the Star Wars universe for a few episodes, these three episodes do just that.

If you do want to look back at the episodes from season 1, then this link right here will take you to the archive.

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars Revisited – Part 9: Three Easy Steps to Liberating a Planet

Another day, another three parter following three totally different sets of characters. These episodes focus on the assault and liberation of the Twi’lek homeworld of Ryloth. Having just started season two as I’m writing this post, I have some feelings about how season 1 ended up, but I’ll get to them at the end.

Before then let’s get into episodes 19, 20 & 21. But hey, if you wanted to catch up on what I’ve reviewed so far, then this link here will take you to the archive.

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