"Star Wars: The Clone Wars"
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No. This series neither is a reboot of the original Clone Wars (without a "The" in the title) cartoon nor contradicts or erases it from the canon. However, The Clone Wars is considered "television canon" while Clone Wars is considered "continuity canon", which means the material from the latter (the older series) would be written off as erroneous in the event of contradiction between the two.

According to the series creators, continuity with the other Expanded Universe works is being taken very seriously by the series' creators, with Dave Filoni being well-versed in the Expanded Universe. However, George Lucas had the right to make slight adjustments for the sake of the story. Additionally, he is consulted directly when dealing with the major characters. According to a November 2006 internet post by Randy Stradley, editor and author of Dark Horse Comics, he has met with Lucasfilm Animation to discuss integrating the show with the Clone Wars comics. However, the feature film and television series introduced a number of continuity inconsistencies, some of which directly contradict previously published sources and require retconning or major shifts in the previously established Clone Wars timeline, which are yet to be determined by the Leland Chee, the keeper of the Holocron continuity database. Chee has indicated that they will wait until the series is largely completed before issuing "a revamped timeline."

Lucasfilm confirmed with TV Guide that "The Clone Wars does not supersede the original Clone Wars series in continuity, but instead expands upon what the original series established. However, Filoni has defended any differences in continuity: "But there is never an implicit connection between the micro-series that Cartoon Network did previously and the series that were doing now. I personally as a fan never think of it as discrediting any of the other material. It's just that other material is from a different point of view, a different look at the war and take on the war. It's an ever-Expanding Universe in a lot of ways."

This entire series takes place in Clone Wars' third season episode Chapter 22, in the space of time during the montage that covers an unknown amount of time. Chapter 21 ends just after the introduction of General Grievous, as Anakin becomes a Jedi Knight, while Chapter 23 begins the Invasion of Coruscant leading directly into the events of Revenge of the Sith.

In the box set for the first season of the series, the producers included special "Director's Cut" versions for seven of the episodes. These versions are probably just the original unedited versions which had to be shortened in order to fit in the correct time limit for airing on a television channel. Detailed comparisons between these versions with pictures can be found here.

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