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Star Wars The Bad Batch Episode 1 Aftermath Review from TV Podcast Industries

Released Thursday, 6th May 2021
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We're off to join the clones for Star Wars: The Bad Batch Episode 1 "Aftermath". We discuss the feature length pilot of the new animated show taking place after the end of The Clone Wars.

The Bad Batch Episode 1 "Aftermath" Synopsis

Series Created by:  Jennifer Corbett, Dave Filoni

Episode Written by:  Jennifer Corbett, Dave Filoni

Episode Directed By: Steward Lee, Saul Ruiz, Nathaniel Villanueva

Separatists are pushed to the brink as Republic forces continue to win on battlefields across the galaxy.

But while assisting Jedi Knight Depa Billaba and her padawan Caleb Dume on Kaller against the Separatists , Clone Captain Grey receives Order 66 and kills Billaba. The Bad Batch overhears the order, but except for Crosshair, they feel no compulsion to execute it and their leader Hunter lets Caleb escape.

Back on Kamino, the Bad Batch encounters Omega, a young female clone who is genetically as unorthodox as they are. Admiral Tarkin later arrives to evaluate whether the clone army is of any more use to the newly formed Empire, and after receiving Crosshair's report on Kaller, he sends the Bad Batch to Onderon to eliminate a group of alleged insurgents and thus test their loyalties.

When the "insurgents" are revealed as fugitives from the Empire led by Saw Gerrera, the Bad Batch decides to go rogue, but are captured when returning to Kamino for Omega. Crosshair, who is still under the influence of his inhibitor chip, is reprogrammed by Tarkin to turn against his squadmates, and the Bad Batch and Omega are forced to flee Kamino without him.

Looking for friends to help them in their time of turmoil they set course for planet J19.The Clone Wars have ended. A period of Civil War has begun.

The Bad Batch Cast

Dee Bradley Baker as Hunter, Echo, Wrecker, Tech, Crosshair and the Clone TroopersMichelle Ang as OmegaGwendoline Yeo as Nala SeBob Bergen as Lama SuStephen Stanton as Admiral TarkinFreddie Prinze Jr. as Caleb DumeAndrew Kishino as Saw GerreraArchie Panjabi as Depa Billaba

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Next time on The Bad Batch Podcast

We'll be back next time for our Star Wars The Bad Batch Episode 2 "Cut and Run" which airs on Friday May 7th 2021.

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