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Offline Jasyn

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Now, where did I put my goosebumps?
« on: January 19, 2016, 07:44:38 PM »

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Re: Now, where did I put my goosebumps?
« Reply #1 on: January 19, 2016, 09:00:45 PM »
Thanks for the trailer, Jasyn.
Does one need to watch the Clone Wars series first?
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Re: Now, where did I put my goosebumps?
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2016, 04:59:49 PM »
Not really a prerequisite, in my opinion.  There have been some nice callbacks to Clone Wars for anyone who watched, but there's nothing that would prevent anyone from following the story in Rebels.

The only exception might be that you'd want to get a rundown on Anakin and his padawan from Clone Wars and what becomes of her toward the end of the series, which gives a couple of Rebels plot developments a wee bit more impact.  Judging from the S2 midseason trailer, they may be planning to backfill that history a bit for the unfamiliar.


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Re: Now, where did I put my goosebumps?
« Reply #3 on: March 30, 2016, 07:08:49 PM »
Holy Sith.  My heart is still racing.

I literally just finished watching the Season 2 Finale of Star Wars Rebels...  It.  Was.  Amazing.  :bdg


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Re: Now, where did I put my goosebumps?
« Reply #4 on: March 30, 2016, 08:07:46 PM »
Caught an episode of Rebels while in Disneyland.
The one with the flying space whales.
Pretty good, but I'm not sure I side with people stealing gasoline.
Damn Rebel Scum.
I'm torn about letting my kids watch it and turning to the dark side.
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Re: Now, where did I put my goosebumps?
« Reply #5 on: March 31, 2016, 03:31:28 AM »
I'm so confused.   ???
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Re: Now, where did I put my goosebumps?
« Reply #6 on: March 31, 2016, 07:48:04 AM »
yeah rebels is a good show, I think I like it better than clone wars at this point. rebels are much more of an underdog than team Anakin so even simple things end up being a struggle. like the aforementioned- "um guys we need gas" thing

 nice to see everyone in their younger/earlier days too (not getting less vague than that if you hadn't seen yet) as well as tie ins to the "whatever happened to X from clone wars" tie ins from that era as well.

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Re: Now, where did I put my goosebumps?
« Reply #7 on: March 31, 2016, 06:46:47 PM »
So many people I respect have recommended Rebels. I think I need to watch this.

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Re: Now, where did I put my goosebumps?
« Reply #8 on: March 31, 2016, 08:03:22 PM »
When Season 1 began, you could count me among the skeptical.  Clone Wars had just been canceled, the studio had announced it would tweak its animation style for Rebels, the whole Disney dynamic was scary and brand new, and I really didn't know what to expect.

By midseason, the bait was looking oh so tasty.  By season's end, the hook was lodged in my mouth.

At the start of Season 2, I was being reeled in vigorously as I splashed and flailed joyously--lacking any aquatic artistry remotely akin to skiing atop the water's surface.  After the season finale, consider me filleted, stuffed, fully cooked, served, and dressed with a sprig of parsley for your dining pleasure.

Also, after Episode 2.19 ("The Forgotten Droid"), I am officially smitten with Chopper even more than I am BB-8.


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Re: Now, where did I put my goosebumps?
« Reply #9 on: April 01, 2016, 06:54:15 PM »
In my opinion, Star Wars: The Clone Wars started out very awkwardly. The movie and the first season sorta bounced around in the timeline and it was hard for me to embrace animated Anakin after seeing the live action Episodes II and III.

However, by a couple seasons into Clone Wars, the writing got much better and I started to think of animated Anakin as the "real Anakin". I really loved the later seasons of Clone Wars.

Similarly, Star Wars: Rebels started out pretty darned slow for me too. Ezra as a lead didn't do much for me in the first several episodes (and still doesn't), but I eventually really liked Hera, Sabine, Zeb and Chopper... so I got hooked. Season 2 has been pretty good.

One of the interesting things to come from these animated shows is that Ahsoka Tano is possibly my favorite character in the Star Wars universe. I was really hoping she'd make the transition to live action Episode VIII.

Gugu Mbatha-Raw is cast in an undisclosed role and would look fantastic as Ahsoka. Ahsoka would be about 70 in Episode VIII, but that could still be pretty robust for a force-using togruta. I personally think Ahsoka Tano would be a better person to rebuild the Jedi Order than Luke. Without getting into spoilers, it would bring her story full circle if she were to become the matriarch of the New Jedi Order and start filling it with youngsters like the new cast of Force Awakens.

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Re: Now, where did I put my goosebumps?
« Reply #10 on: July 18, 2016, 05:50:35 PM »
When Star Wars: The Clone Wars ended, I thought I was going to hate Star Wars: Rebels.  After a tentative start, I'm now addicted, and the new season is too many months away.  Guess I'll have to put the Season 3 Trailer on a loop.

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Re: Now, where did I put my goosebumps?
« Reply #11 on: July 19, 2016, 04:51:15 AM »
Talon and I binge-watched Rebels season 1 and 2 when I was in Australia visiting. We are addicted.

The new season looks like it will not disappoint.