Star Wars: Rebels – Steps into Shadow

On Saturday, Rebels returned for its third season with the hour long “Steps into Shadow.”  To say the premiere, debuting on Rebels’ new night, was highly anticipated is an understatement, as expectations and excitement were both boosted insanely high by the reveal at Star Wars Celebration Europe that the old Expanded Universe villain, Grand Admiral…

Rebels, What’s In an Appearance?

Less than 48 hours remain between us and the debut of Rebels Season Three, but obviously, that’s an eternity in fan time, so let’s keep on talking about what we might expect from the crew of the Ghost.  Today, we’re going to overthink the new appearances of the crew, and if you haven’t yet, check…

Why Ahsoka Tano Lived.

Of all the Jedi characters introduced or represented in The Clone Wars television show, only one had a fate left undetermined when the show was brought to a sudden end by the Lucasfilm acquisition by Disney.  That character was Ahsoka Tano.  In the final season of the show, after being accused of betraying the Jedi…

Star Wars: Rebels – Twilight of the Apprentice

Ahsoka lives? Ezra is seduced to the Dark Side? These were the major questions for fans prior to the airing of “Twilight of the Apprentice,” the Rebels’ Season Two finale. There was an attempt to make a bit of a big deal over the return of Darth Maul, but the slayer of Qui-Gon Jin genuinely…

Star Wars: Rebels – The Mystery of Chopper Base

In the penultimate episode of Rebels’ Season Two, the mystery isn’t the local fauna of the planet the rebels are trying to call home, but whether additional hints are being laid down to foreshadow something or somethings terrible in next week’s season finale.  “The Mystery of Chopper Base,” tentatively is a straight forward episode along…