The Star Wars Thread v2 - *NO SPOILERS*

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by Moggy » Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:21 am

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Given how much I have enjoyed The Mandalorian, I figure it's worth giving Clone Wars a bash from the beginning.


Seasons 1 and 2 are a straight up mess - totally out of order for no apparent reason. I previously linked to the official chronological order, which makes everything make sense and prevents certain characters from returning from the dead at random.

If you find yourself enjoying it without, well, I didn't use it either, but for story clarity's sake, things will make more sense with it.

So would you recommend watching seasons 1 and 2 in that order or just using the guide as a reference? Why would they make it so unnecessarily complicated? :?


Just watch it in the normal order, it's not hard to follow even if it jumps around a bit.

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by Rex Kramer » Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:20 am

Yeah, it's not particularly confusing. The only bits I had trouble with was when it was getting a bit too metaphysical for its own good.

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by Alvin Flummux » Wed Dec 30, 2020 10:59 am

I found it a bit confusing at times, myself, and no, I don't know why they were aired all jumbled up like that.

Looking at the guide, most of season 1 and 2 are actually in good order, with a couple episodes of seasons 2 and 3 coming at the very start of the show's timeline - before and after the theatrical length episode that kicked it all off. A lot of season 3 is also roughly in order, with only a few episodes out of place, and season 1's last episode slotting between S3's episodes 8 & 9 to form a coherent three episode arc there.

Okay, so, having looked at the chrono guide, seasons 1-3 aren't as horribly mangled as I had thought, swaths are in order, many of their arcs are in order, so it should make sense. Just be prepared for there to be some incoherent episode ordering and time jumps back and forth.

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by Pancake » Wed Dec 30, 2020 12:18 pm

I will just start from the beginning then and see how far I get. Finished Mando last night, thought it was excellent TV. :cry:

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by Rex Kramer » Wed Dec 30, 2020 8:07 pm

And done on Clone Wars. Those last few episodes in Season 7 are strawberry floating insane, up there with the best Star Wars content ever.

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by Alvin Flummux » Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:19 pm

Rex Krampus wrote:And done on Clone Wars. Those last few episodes in Season 7 are strawberry floating insane, up there with the best Star Wars content ever.


How'd you like Fives' S6 arc?

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by Rex Kramer » Wed Dec 30, 2020 9:21 pm

Alvin Flummux wrote:
Rex Krampus wrote:And done on Clone Wars. Those last few episodes in Season 7 are strawberry floating insane, up there with the best Star Wars content ever.


How'd you like Fives' S6 arc?

Top tier, the writing is so good.

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by Alvin Flummux » Wed Dec 30, 2020 11:08 pm

Rex Krampus wrote:
Alvin Flummux wrote:
Rex Krampus wrote:And done on Clone Wars. Those last few episodes in Season 7 are strawberry floating insane, up there with the best Star Wars content ever.


How'd you like Fives' S6 arc?

Top tier, the writing is so good.


It's my favorite arc of the whole show. Couldn't have been any better if it was live action.

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by Tomous » Sat Jan 02, 2021 7:12 pm

It just occured to me that when Obi-Wan says "only a sith deals in absolutes", he is dealing in absolutes.

Is Obi-Wan admitting to being a sith?

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by Alvin Flummux » Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:31 am

Marvel Studios boss Kevin Feige’s Star Wars film project has taken a significant step forward. Michael Waldron, writer and executive producer of Marvel’s Loki series, has been tapped to write the screenplay according to Variety.


https://www.ign.com/articles/kevin-feig ... el-veteran

I hear that Marvel writers are generally pretty decent, so hopefully this dude knows his Star Wars inside and out.

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by OrangeRKN » Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:16 am

Tiny Timous wrote:It just occured to me that when Obi-Wan says "only a sith deals in absolutes", he is dealing in absolutes.

Is Obi-Wan admitting to being a sith?


Even the most basic examination of the Jedi order reveals it to be supremely messed up and unsurprisingly contradictory

I mean sending them on a diplomatic mission is like turning up with a nuclear bomb strapped to your back

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by Alvin Flummux » Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:35 am

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Tiny Timous wrote:It just occured to me that when Obi-Wan says "only a sith deals in absolutes", he is dealing in absolutes.

Is Obi-Wan admitting to being a sith?


Even the most basic examination of the Jedi order reveals it to be supremely messed up and unsurprisingly contradictory

I mean sending them on a diplomatic mission is like turning up with a nuclear bomb strapped to your back


Near as I can tell from Tarkin's origins in one of the new canon books, the Jedi were not the primary diplomatic force in the galaxy - there was an actual diplomatic corps type entity, so when the Jedi turned up, you knew things were pretty serious.

Also, there's the High Republic book/comic line launch trailer:



Taking control of the Force sure don't seem very Jedi-like.

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by Dowbocop » Fri Jan 08, 2021 11:47 am

Tiny Timous wrote:It just occured to me that when Obi-Wan says "only a sith deals in absolutes", he is dealing in absolutes.

Is Obi-Wan admitting to being a sith?

Daily Mail Saturday Essay

The Jedi profess to care about balance and fairness, but the Sith vowing to eradicate the Jedi Order and bring about an era of darkness for the galaxy is apparently too much for some in the elite Coruscant bubble. But now, leading historian SHEEV PALPATINE says enough is enough...

SO MUCH FOR THE "TOLERANT" JEDI!


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