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Friday, January 17, 2014

Star Wars: The Clone Wars "Bonus Content" to Premiere in Germany in February

By Dave Bouressa

Star Wars: The Clone Wars has certainly been a major point in the lives of Star Wars fans everywhere over the past five years, so when news broke that the show would not be renewed for a 6th season, obviously fans were heartbroken-especially since the season was already halfway done with production. Since this news, Lucasfilm has come out and said that they would release these finished episodes in a "half-season" called "The Lost Missions".

Check out Supervising Director Dave Filoni discussing the future for Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

How and when the episodes will be distributed has not been determined-until now.

 JediNews has recently reported that the German channel "SuperRTL" will be premiering the episodes on Saturday, February 15th, showing one of the four story arcs every Saturday. Below is a rough translated copy of the RTL press release.

The high-class CGI series Star Wars: The Clone Wars (USA 2012) is one of the strongest quote formats of Primetime at SUPER RTL. Fans of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker come thanks staged action-packed space battles, exciting political conflicts, and epic battles their money. From the 15th February can look forward to a very special premiere the audience. Every Saturday at 20.15 clock shows SUPER RTL, the sixth season for the first time on German television.

The captivating series offshoot of George Lucas' Star Wars universe plays between the movies "Star Wars: Episode II- Attack of the Clones" and "Star Wars: Episode III- Revenge of the Sith". It tells the story of the epic Clone Wars, which is illuminated in all its facets. The Jedi Order is desperately trying to defeat the Separatists under the cunning Dooku, to save the Galactic Republic. But Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Ahsoka Tano are often outnumbered, as the droid armies of the Separatists are cheap to replace and easy. Only through courage, cohesion and igenuity, it can manage to end the war and to bring lasting peace to the galaxy. Master Yoda for a special mission to fulfill, as a devious enemy from the past could soon have a mystical weapon with tremendous strength. To prevent this must be fellow Jedi to reveal the secret of his hidden enemy.

ClubJade has gone ahead and provided a translation of the German episode names and plot synopsis.


State Unknown
Clone cadet Tup is suffering from a severe neurological disorder that causes the death of a Jedi master. Trying to find the motives for the assassination, Anakin escorts Tup back to Kamino for examination, but then they are attacked by the Separatists…

Clone cadet Tup is undergoing a medical examination in the sterile laboratories of Kamino to find the motives for his shocking attack on the Jedi master. For the examination to succeed, cadet Fives must enter the depth of Tup’s mind, where he finds a secret code manipulation in the cloning program of the Republic.

Fight or Flight
Clone cadet Tup is transported back to Coruscant, where his body is to be examined by the chancellor’s personal physician. Cadet Fives is also investigating the matter and discovers that a modified code has been hidden in the minds of all the clones…

Fives is still trying to find answers regarding the mysterious actions of clone cadet Tup. Hoping to personally speak with chancellor Palpatine, Fives finds himself suddenly accused of trying to murder the chancellor and decides to make a run for it.
An Old Friend
While on a mercy mission to the planet Scipio, Padmé Amidala’s’ old flame, Rush Clovis, gets in touch with her asking for help. Having made a stand against the corruption on his planet, Clovis has now become the target of the bounty hunter Embo. Together with Padmé, he is now trying to leave his planet and get help…

The Rise Of Clovis
Back on Coruscant, Clovis strikes a dubious deal to becomes the leader of his clan which is deeply mired in corruption. Anakin doesn’t trust Clovis, causing tensions in his relationship to Padmé.

Crisis At The Heart
Having made a deal with Count Dooku, Clovis finds himself drawn into the war. Since it was him who brought the war to his home planet of Scipio, the Republic is now forced to intervene.

The Disappeared (Part 1)
The peaceful world of Bardotta finds itself threatened by an ancient prophecy. Since now of all times its spiritual leaders have vanished, Bardotta’s people ask their representative in the senate for help. And Jar Jar Binks indeed manages to convince Jedi master Mace Windu that this matter is of grave importance…
Other episode titles include: The Disappeared (Part 2,) The Lost One, Voices, Destiny and Sacrifice.

Of these 12 episodes, it appears we are getting the much-talked about "Order 66" story arc, the Rush Clovis arc that was moved from Season Five, and the final episodes with no description can only be assumed to be the "Yoda" arc, the "Plo Koon/Sifo Dyas" arc. 

Check out the clip for the Plo Koon arc:

Considering Germany is getting these episodes in a mere month, it can't be long before the rest of the world follows behind. We should expect to hear official news regarding worldwide release in the near future.


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