Hello and welcome to a special edition of Rebels Reactions! Host Aaron Harris is back to discuss everything he learned about Star Wars Rebels at Celebration Orlando! He is joined by Reactions regular David Modders and making his CWK debut, Gary Clarkson!
Here is our report from Day Three of Celebration Orlando, with a recap of Day Two, and a discussion of the inaugural Galactic Nights, located at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Aaron Harris and Dave Modders join us as we share immediate reactions to all of the Star Wars Rebels announcements. We also have more conversations with Star Wars fans at Celebration Orlando. Live from the Convention floor, this is the podcast you’re looking for!
Live from Celebration Orlando, join Coffee With Kenobi at the Star Wars Rebels press conference. Dave Filoni, Tiya Sircar, Vanessa Marshall, Steve Blum, and Taylor Gray share their thoughts on the past, present, and future of the hit television series, and weigh in on the upcoming final season. Live from the convention floor, this is the podcast you’re looking for!
*Spoiler warning: This review contains spoilers for the Star Wars Rebels episodes “Double Agent Droid,” “Twin Suns,” and “Zero Hour.”
The third season of Star Wars Rebels has proven to be an astounding one that somehow surpassed the greatness of a second season that heavily featured Ahsoka Tano, Darth Vader and a climactic battle between the two. From the numerous Rogue One connections to the end of Maul, Rebels established its rightful place within the overall saga and continued to show on a weekly basis how crucial the show has become as an avenue for augmenting the established Star Wars canon. The last three episodes I’ll be covering in this post exemplify that importance.
The Star Wars Rebels season finale is always an event; threads are tied up, mysteries are solved, and tears are shed. Season Three is no different. Personally, I spent most of the episode full of angst and nervousness. The stakes are high, and with Grand Admiral Thrawn in hot pursuit, even the Duke boys would be in trouble (#80sReference). As with all Talking Points columns, there will be spoilers, so don’t click on the link below until you have seen “Zero Hour: Parts 1 and 2”.
Warning: this post contains spoilers for the Star Wars Rebels episode, “Twin Suns”. Be sure to watch the show before proceeding.
*Spoiler warning: This review contains spoilers for the Star Wars Rebels episodes “Legacy of Mandalore,” “Through Imperial Eyes,” and “Secret Cargo.”
“Legacy of Mandalore” serves as a direct follow-up to the excellent “Trials of the Darksaber” and continues the trend of outstanding character-driven episodes we’ve seen in this third season of Star Wars Rebels. Again taking center stage, Sabine Wren returns to her homeworld of Krownest to confront her mother and reveal that she now wields the legendary Darksaber. It’s a noble attempt at reconciliation for the Wrens as a family and the Mandalorians as a people, but it feels like a fool’s errand just the same.
Welcome back to another episode of Rebels Reactions!
This week host Aaron Harris is joined by Star Wars fan John Fowler and David Modders. Together they explore “Secret Cargo”, the most recent episode of Star Wars Rebels!
Listen in as they break down the details of the episode and discover what Star Wars, the Boston Massacre, and a two-part episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation entitled Descent, all have in common!
*Spoiler warning: This review contains spoilers for the Star Wars Rebels episode “Trials of the Darksaber.”
It wasn’t really that long ago that Star Wars Rebels was seen as a show that underserved its female characters at the expense of focusing on Ezra, an adolescent male and the character closest to the show’s viewing demographic. But as time went on, the doubters were proven wrong and those who preached patience were rewarded with episodes like “Blood Sisters,” a plethora of Ahsoka Tano-centric episodes (most notably “Twilight of the Apprentice”), and this season’s “Hera’s Heroes.” Now, “Trials of the Darksaber” shifts the paradigm even further by suggesting that Sabine Wren might have a more important destiny than Ezra Bridger.
Yes, I’m back! I know it has been a while since I have blogged, but between life wanting to turn everything upside down, hosting Rebels Reactions and my regular 9 to 5, the time has eluded me no matter how hard I have tried. Now after all these months I can’t let things slide anymore.
This month’s topic is something I hit on during a recent episode of Rebels Reactions. It is something I have been guilty of in the past, and that is classifying the significance of each episode as it pertains to the saga overall. Some episodes have a profound impact and are praised highly on podcasts and social media alike. Others, where the value isn’t immediately evident, get dismissed as “filler” episodes.
Since I have started hosting Rebels Reactions and analyzing each episode as they come out, plus after seeing Rogue One, I reached a conclusion: there is no such thing as a “filler” episode in Star Wars.
I will go ahead and advise you that if you haven’t seen Rogue One, don’t read any further unless you want spoilers.