Star Wars: Rebels – “Kindred” and “Crawler Commanders”

Two more episodes down.  We're officially halfway into the final season.  Eight more to go. The episode "Kindred" tied up some loose threads and sort-of answered some questions.  I'm going to jump ahead a bit.  After quite the chase and some piloting that would impress Han Solo himself, Hera made her way back to Rebel Command at … Continue reading Star Wars: Rebels – “Kindred” and “Crawler Commanders”

Star Wars: Rebels – “The Occupation” and “Flight of the Defender”

Ezra finally gets his wish.  After a truncated communique from Ryder Azadi reveals the existence of the updated TIE Defender Elite, it's determined that Rebel High Command needs intel on that fighter if they're going to beat it in combat.  But they cannot send backup should things go wrong.  And so, the Ghost crew returns to Lothal … Continue reading Star Wars: Rebels – “The Occupation” and “Flight of the Defender”

Star Wars: Rebels – “In the Name of the Rebellion, Parts 1 and 2”

Warning: Spoilers Ahead. From the beginning of Star Wars: Rebels, we always knew the crew of the Ghost would hook up with larger Rebel cells and eventually find their way into the core of the Rebellion as we saw it take shape in the events of the original trilogy.  It was a foregone conclusion.  We … Continue reading Star Wars: Rebels – “In the Name of the Rebellion, Parts 1 and 2”

Star Wars: Rebels – “Heroes of Mandalore, Parts 1 and 2”

I said I was going to do some commentary blogs (not quite reviews, as such) for the final season of Star Wars: Rebels.  It begins now.  Spoilers ahead. This season is going to comprise 16 episodes, and we're told it's one long story arc that pushes from where season three left off to the (presumably) the doorstep … Continue reading Star Wars: Rebels – “Heroes of Mandalore, Parts 1 and 2”