TCW Episode Grade the Episode: S05E18: The Jedi Who Knew Too Much

Discussion in 'Star Wars TV' started by SithStarSlayer, Feb 22, 2013.

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How would grade THIS episode?

10/10 22 vote(s) 56.4%
09/10 6 vote(s) 15.4%
08/10 4 vote(s) 10.3%
07/10 2 vote(s) 5.1%
06/10 4 vote(s) 10.3%
05/10 0 vote(s) 0.0%
04/10 0 vote(s) 0.0%
03/10 0 vote(s) 0.0%
02/10 0 vote(s) 0.0%
01/10 1 vote(s) 2.6%
  1. SithStarSlayer Manager Emeritus

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    Oct 23, 2003
    star 6
    You guys know the routine.
    If you want to see who voted how, just click the vote(s) button of your choice.
    Feel free to share your scores and whatever you liked or weren't enamored with.
  2. 07jonesj Force Ghost

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    Aug 16, 2010
    star 4
    Is this intended to be episode 18 Sx3? ;)
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  3. Legolas Skywalker Force Ghost

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    Sep 3, 2012
    star 6
  4. AkashKedavra_93 Emperor of the Seven Realms and the First Dragons

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    Jan 8, 2011
    star 4
    The Jedi Who Knew Too Much

    +The funeral scene
    +Music was great in this episode, where was Kiner
    +Barriss
    +Tarkin
    +"...rarely without strategy"
    +Geonosis call back
    +The conversation between Barriss and Ahsoka
    +Anoat system
    +The Republic military citadel
    +"Avoiding neutral systems", good continuation of the theory in the Mauldalore arc
    +Jedi as military weapons, Letta had some good lines here
    +Letta's death scene
    +"I can't blame you..."
    +Chin touch
    +"This is now a military operation..."; Great Imperial foreshadowing
    +Rex standing up for Ahsoka
    +That chase sequence...oh that chase sequence...
    +Awesome helment for the clone with the creature
    +The sheer emotion between Anakin and Ahsoka
    +Perfect pacing
    +Everything about this episode was GORGEOUS, but that animation alone, ooh la la...

    I honestly don't think Barriss is the bomber honestly, it seems way too obvious for an answer, plus why would she frame Ahsoka in the first place, even to let her escape? It doesn't make sense - why not just frame another Jedi in that case? I'm with @Senator Kelberry on this one...

    Brilliant, brilliant episode. What an arc this is, I am very impressed so far.

    10/10
  5. ImNotAStarWarsFanboy Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Feb 25, 2011
    star 5
  6. Force Smuggler Chosen One

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    Sep 2, 2012
    star 6
    Best Episode ever. The chase scene was amazing!
  7. Legolas Skywalker Force Ghost

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    Sep 3, 2012
    star 6
  8. SithStarSlayer Manager Emeritus

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    Oct 23, 2003
    star 6
    I got caught in copy/paste lala land for a minute there. [face_blush]
    Good news is, next week's is already done, correctly numbered and properly tagged.:p
  9. Super_Battle_Droid Force Ghost

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    May 8, 2002
    star 5
    10/10 for the captured Separatist's cameos alone.
  10. Todd the Jedi Mod and Inquisitor of SWTV

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    star 5
    So after cooling down a bit from watching this last week, I've decided it's not as bad as I initially thought. Even Ahsoka isn't that bad, and I do admire that the TCW team is willing to take such a radical direction with her character and how she relates to the Jedi Order and Anakin in particular.

    And goddamn is this episode pretty. Very well put together. Great atmospheric depicitions of Coruscant, from the ominous military base to the dark and dank sewers. And everyone's character models are top notch. I noticed Tarkin's fingers are particularly more finger-like and less boxy appendages from earlier seasons. And speaking of the devilish rascal, he was a definite highlight of the episode. Some damn fine voice acting there.

    A lot of great Anakin moments here. We see shades of the man who'll eventually make a deal with the devil to save the woman he loves, and he clearly cares deeply for Ahsoka. I imagine this arc will be very similar to the Rako Hardeen arc in regards to moving Anakin closer to the man we see in ROTS.

    7/10
  11. InterestingLurker Force Ghost

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    Jun 15, 2011
    star 4
    Every positive thing about this episode has been said, so I won't say anymore, other than that Clone trooper with the mask and Massiff looked pretty badass. I hope we learn more about him.
  12. Legolas Skywalker Force Ghost

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    Sep 3, 2012
    star 6
    Massiff? Was he the AT-RT Walker Driver?
  13. Super_Battle_Droid Force Ghost

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    May 8, 2002
    star 5
    The creature was a Massiff.
  14. Legolas Skywalker Force Ghost

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    Sep 3, 2012
    star 6
    Ohh, did not know that.
  15. Seerow SWTV★Manager

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    Jun 7, 2011
    star 6
    10, awesome episode is awesome. Neatest portrayal of Anakin in the entire series and Matt Lanter knocked it out of the park with his performance. Great to see Barriss. I really liked the drama, action, and suspense as the mysterious plot of frame Ahsoka unfolded and she ended up running away resulting in an epic chase. Its a character driven treat. This episode finally filled me up for some clone action with the pursuit. There are some interesting characterfuls with Fox and Rex and great callbacks to previous episodes here as well.
  16. JackG Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Aug 15, 2011
    star 4
    Visually brilliant, but the chase scene just was far too long, reaching ridiculous length (imo).
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  17. CaptainRex115 Jedi Master

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    Jan 11, 2013
    star 3
    10/10 Easily the best TCW episode by far... WHO THE HELL SET UP SNNNIIIIIPPPPPSSSSSSSSSSSSSS?!?!?!?!?!?

    Jedi Funeral was awesome. Tarkin was awesome, Ashoka was BOSS, owned tarkin at the temple.... Chase scene was EPIC. Just wow. Shocking just when I thought TCW wouldnt be topped, it got even better. Ashoka, Tarkin, and anakin are at the top of their game here. That tunnel scene. WOW..... I'm very excited for tomorrow's episode and the season finale. What the hell is gona happen?!?!?!?

    heres an interesting feature that goes along with the episode I think everyone should check out: http://starwars.com/watch/the-jedi-who-knew-too-much-featurette.html
  18. CT-867-5309 Chosen One

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    Jan 5, 2011
    star 5
    Anakin was portrayed poorly early on imo, but they made up for that later.

    I couldn't give this a 10 because the Fugitive homage was just too exact and they just couldn't resist including Ahsoka's annoyance factor.

    9/10
  19. KED12345 Force Ghost

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    Sep 10, 2012
    star 4
    10/10, really enjoyed this one.
  20. anakinfansince1983 Chosen One

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    Mar 4, 2011
    star 7
    I originally gave this a 4/10 but I'm bumping it to a 6. I think it's worth adding a couple more points just due to the discussion and debate it's sparked lately.

    I think it took Ahsoka way out of character; the only aspect of her that was in character was her being annoying. And I just generally didn't enjoy it as much as the last episode.

    I really enjoyed Anakin here, other than the whole "Revenge isn't the Jedi way." Oh hell, I enjoyed that too, given that I laughed my ass off.
  21. ImNotAStarWarsFanboy Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Feb 25, 2011
    star 5
    I actually think she's become a lot less annoying over the last two seasons. Forced maturity is forced but at least she isn't a cocky bitch like in the Citadel arc.
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  22. swcolts1277 Jedi Grand Master

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    Jan 5, 2013
    star 2
    10. One of the best. Didn't mind The Fugitive homage. Great animation. Awesome Imperial feel to the facility.
  23. Nexumaster Force Ghost

    Member Since:
    Feb 21, 2005
    star 4
    This was a fantastic episode and an equally fantastic continuation of this story arc. I really like how the story moved along with Ahsoka being framed, supposedly by the real villain behind the temple bombing in the previous episode. There was lots of great character moments, some very nice dialogue as well and that second half with the chase after Ahsoka was just great; the tension and the mood with the rain and all helped it a lot & that last scene with Anakin confronting her before she decides to jump out of the pipe to get away was really quite dramatic. The bit where Letta was being force choked and Ahsoka was caught on the security camera having her arms outstretched towards her felt a bit convenient for the plot, but other than that I didn't really find any flaws so I was incredibly impressed with this one. Overall, an epic episode.

    10/10
    Last edited by Nexumaster, Feb 23, 2013
  24. CaptainRex115 Jedi Master

    Member Since:
    Jan 11, 2013
    star 3
    Hold on a minute here. Can you explain this point right here? Snips being out of character, how so?
  25. rumblewagon Force Ghost

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    Sep 24, 2004
    star 4
    +1 Best chase scene in TCW ever. Period.
    11/10