Star Wars: Rebels – The Call

Rebels has always existed as a hybrid television show, neither completely serialized nor built entirely of stand alone episodes.  However, usually when the show dips into stand alone episodes, they are episodes built to focus on specific characters and offer a deeper understanding of them. They’re characterization episodes to put it bluntly.  Season Two has…

Star Wars: Rebels – The Future of the Force

In “Children of the Force,” a season two Clone Wars episode, future Emperor Palpatine via his Sith Lord persona, Darth Sidious, attempts to arrange the kidnapping of force sensitive children.  It’s a plot that is defeated through the efforts of Anakin Skywalker and his padawan, Ahsoka Tano, and as a result, we never quite learn…

Star Wars: Rebels – Brothers of the Broken Horn

In “Brothers of the Broken Horn,” Ezra receives the opportunity to wonder about what-ifs and in the process, fans of The Clone Wars, receive yet another gift of a familiar face from the past.  The episode does little to advance the overall storyline, but instead dedicates time to developing the character of Ezra Bridger.  It…

Star Wars: Rebels – Always Two There Are

“Always Two There Are” literally doubles down on the promise at the end of “Relics of the Old Republic,” expanding upon the members of the order overseen by the Grand Inquisitor, the fellow who Kanan bumped off in the last season of Rebels, by one with the introduction of the Seventh Sister.  The Seventh Sister…