One of the items that falls out of Ezra's backpack when he is interrogated is the arm of a droid. Ezra used it to break into Kanan's quarters earlier and is seen using this droid arm to open doors and fix things in later episodes. See more »
(Around 20 minutes) Zeb is behind Kanan & Sabine when they are confronted by the 2 stormtroopers but he is suddenly in front of them when he knocks the troopers out. See more »
Second ABC airing on October 26, 2014 adds an opening scene of the Inquisitor taking an order from Darth Vader, who appears by hologram. This edition is referred to as the 'Prologue Version' during the end credits, and is included on the Season One release. See more »
From two animated series, to books, video games and a slew of merchandising, Lucasfilm has milked every last ounce out of the once compelling 'Clone Wars' era of the 'Star Wars' saga over the last decade. As a result, it is now utterly demystified. Might the same be in store for the era in between the sagas? We'll soon see.
'Rebels: Spark of Rebellion' is a welcome change, recapturing the tone and spirit of the original 'Star Wars' trilogy in a way the prequels and the 'Clone Wars' never quite did. It's not just the superficial aesthetic, this actually *feels* like 'Star Wars'. This first pilot movie episode feels a bit rushed at times, and definitely would've benefited from a feature-length runtime, but what we get is a fun, fast moving adventure that features likable characters and a compelling set-up. Hopefully it can maintain a tighter overall narrative focus than the occasionally slapdash 'Clone Wars'. So far, so good.
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