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A mysterious force draws Anakin, Obi-Wan and Ahsoka to a distant planet to determine whether Anakin is truly the Chosen One.


Steward Lee


George Lucas (created by), Christian Taylor

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Episode cast overview:
Matt Lanter ... Anakin Skywalker (voice)
James Arnold Taylor ... Obi-Wan Kenobi (voice)
Ashley Eckstein ... Ahsoka Tano (voice)
Lloyd Sherr Lloyd Sherr ... The Father (voice)
Adrienne Wilkinson ... The Daughter (voice)
Sam Witwer ... The Son (voice)
Liam Neeson ... Qui-Gon Jinn (voice)
Pernilla August ... Shmi Skywalker (voice)
Dee Bradley Baker ... Captain Rex (voice)
Tom Kane ... Narrator (voice)


Anakin, Obi-Wan and Ahsoka investigate a mysterious transmission and find a gateway to a hidden planet called Mortis. There reside three powerful Force-wielders who haunt all three Jedi with visions and mean to find out if Anakin really is the Chosen One. Written by The TV Archaeologist

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28 January 2011 (USA) See more »

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Sam Witwer (The Son) used influences from other actors who played Sith Lords to create the voice of his character. A strong influence of Ian McDiarmid's character (Darth Sidious) can be heard in his voice. Witwer voiced the same character in the video game Star Wars: The Force Unleashed (2008). See more »


The Daughter: We are the ones who guard the power. We are the middle, the beginning, and the end.
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Referenced in Star Wars Rebels: A World Between Worlds (2018) See more »

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Very Powerful Star Wars Canon Right Here! Even With the Prequel Baggage!

Overlords is one of the strongest episodes of the series. It explores the concept of The Force as something meagerly touched-upon, until Obi-Wan, Anakin and Ahsoka come across this planet, known as Mortis, where The Force is incredibly strong: powerful like nothing else in the known universe. Upon discovering this odd planet, the three meet these two mystical beings simply known as 'The Son' and 'The Daughter': two force-sensitive beings who may be as old as the galaxy itself.

This episode tells a Force story that the rest of the show hasn't seen since. The following two episodes make up 'The Mortis Trilogy' and this trilogy can even be a substitute for The Prequel Trilogy; if you desire that substitution. This is powerful storytelling in animated television, and this is one of many high-points for The Clone Wars series.

This episode alone compliments the things that make Star Wars great and rich with lore, and it's doesn't need to be one of the saga movies to be just as impacting.

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