You either adapt and survive, or die in the past. This is a phrase that defines Star Wars: The Bad Batch, and is something you can see all about in the show’s special 70-minute premiere.
To recap all the fun, we put together the three most important takeaways that came from Star Wars The Bad Batch’s first episode. Let us know what you thought of the episode in the comments below.
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It Adds to the Lore
Bad Batch Important Takeaways
Star Wars fans who have kept up with comics or other animated projects, such as Star Wars Rebels, might have recognized that the intro storyline was focused on none other than Caleb Dume, better known as Kanan Jarrus. The Bad Batch changed Kanan’s story a bit from what we read in the comic counterpart, but the meat of it is still there.
Kanan loses his Jedi Master due to Order 66 and manages to escape, going through hardships until he assembles his own group of Rebels.
The Bad Batch sets up Clone Force 99 to deal with the ramifications of Order 66. But what does a group of “defective” clones do when they don’t follow orders? The premiere does a great job at setting up the problem of the whole series and makes it easy for fans to follow the group’s journey.
In addition, a clear connection with the rebellion has been established, as Saw Gerrera is back, doing what he does best — being an insurgent. It’ll be interesting to see what other additions are made to the lore down the line.
This post was originally authored by Memo Acebo.
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