Unless they want to flunk out, the clones of Domino Squad must learn to work together during their training on Kamino.

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Clone Troopers / Hevy / Echo / Fives / Cutup / Droidbait / 99 (voice)
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Bric (voice)
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El-Les (voice)
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Shaak Ti (voice)
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Lama Su (voice)
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Unless they want to flunk out, the clones of Domino Squad must learn to work together during their training on Kamino.

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The 'Jedi fortune cookie' message that opens the show reads "Brothers in arms are brothers for life." See more »

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99: Well, maybe you should embrace the fact that you have a team. See, I never had that. But you need them, and they need you. Why carry such a heavy burden on your own when you have your brothers at your side?
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References THX 1138 (1971) See more »

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The author completely missed the point in this common trope about learning to work together.
4 January 2016 | by (Strasbourg, France) – See all my reviews

This episode is a pretty disheartening disappointment. It starts from nice albeit very predictable premises, but it completely fails to build up on them.

The dysfunctional band of brothers of section Domino is not very subtly painted as each having specific strengths and weaknesses, with their weaknesses playing against them and their lack of unity preventing their strengths to really become useful. They are bad enough as to be on the brink of failing their training graduation as Clone Troopers. It is a pretty common trope to start with and from there to have them learn about themselves and unity to become a crack unit.

But the episode utterly fails to have them learn from their mistakes, their teachers being perfectly aware of their exact problems and either being silent about them (the Jedi) or unnecessarily harsh and vague to the point of not being constructive at all (the bounty hunter).

The episode ends with one member of Domino hearing a standard, run-of-the-mill "we are better united" speech from a side character and voilà! all members of the team suddenly work well together and perform beyond expectations. This completely breaks the willing suspension of disbelief.

It makes for an episode with a rather displeasing rhythm, the story dragging its feet for most of the episode without a shred of progress and then brutally jumping to a happy ending.


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