Clone Wars The TCW episode ideas thread

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  1. Dark_Jedi_Chris Jedi Padawan

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    I would love two see every singal 1 of those episodes
  2. Ulicus Lit'ari

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    Obi-Wan Kenobi serving beneath Bail Organa in the defence of Alderaan. I'd like at least three episodes devoted to such a campaign but ideally six or more.

    I'd be more than happy to have the "Siege of Alderaan" be the theme of an entire season, actually.
  3. Gry Sarth Ex 2x Banhammer Wielding Besalisk Mod

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    That's a bloody brilliant idea. It would be simply beautiful to have an entire season with stories revolving around a particular crisis. And something like a "siege of Alderaan" could help tie lots of loose plot points. Seeing Obi-Wan "serving under" Bail Organa is a must. We could also have an adventure featuring Bail and Padmé and perhaps Brea Organa, so that their relation could be more fleshed out, which would add weight to them adopting Leia. You can have all sorts of episodes featuring different characters, but more centered around this one conflict, tying the whole thing together.
  4. Arawn_Fenn Chosen One

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    Or just "serving" him, without further qualification such as "beneath" or "under":

    QUI-GON: Your Highness, it is our pleasure to continue to serve and protect you.
    AMIDALA: I welcome your help. Senator Palpatine fears the Federation means to destroy me.
    QUI-GON: I promise you, I will not let that happen.
  5. Gry Sarth Ex 2x Banhammer Wielding Besalisk Mod

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    Of course, Obi-Wan would never be really "under" a senator. I just meant being somehow helping him in his cause.
  6. Karachi_Kenja Jedi Knight

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    Haven't we already seen Obi-Wan and Bail together on a mission [well, a really dangerous mission] in The Clone Wars: Wild Space? I mean, practically everything you would want to happen between those two happens in that book.

    Still, I welcome the idea. :)

  7. Gry Sarth Ex 2x Banhammer Wielding Besalisk Mod

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    It just occured to me a concept that I'd LOVE to see translated into the Clone Wars. Imagine if they created a villain based on the Red Baron. A starfighter ace that wreaks havoc on the Republic navy. A noble enemy that challenges Anakin's supremacy in space. It would be fuel for a great series of episodes centered around fantastic dogfights and some good drama.
  8. koonfan Jedi Grand Master

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    Yeah, vehicle based villains would be awesome and add to the action of the show, but especially starfighters. It's true you could do it with capital ship admirals or leaders of ground based artillery, but starfighters are just so much faster and more exciting. In fact, they were sort of a major measurement of excellence in the movies, yet have somehow been neglected as of late. XD

    On the note of vehicles, I'd kind of like to see a 'caravan' episode. Something where a convoy of vehicles, probably on land, have to trek across hazardous areas to get to an objective. It affords the possibility of 'raider' type enemies, and the slow parts have character development potential. In the Ryloth trilogy trailer, they had a great shot of AT-TEs marching across the side of a cliff, and I thought that was awesome. I think it'd be neat if they had more moments like that, in addition to proper dogfighting.
  9. Gry Sarth Ex 2x Banhammer Wielding Besalisk Mod

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    Capital ship admirals such as that guy from Storm Over Ryloth are cool, but they are too distant and impersonal. With a starfighter ace the rivalry would be up-close and personal. The "Red Baron" personally wipes out entire squadrons and Anakin is sent to stop this menace. With Ahsoka's piloting aspirations, she could be in great peril from this foe and Anakin would have to come to her rescue. But I would love if such a nemesis was not an "evil guy" but just an enemy. Somewhat noble and cold in his efficiency, but overall just a guy on the wrong side of the Republic's guns.

    We had a bit of that "caravan adventuring" in Trespass as well, which was very very good.
  10. Mekairinek Jedi Knight

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    I was going to mention this in the general discussion, but here's my vague, nebulous episode idea:

    I would like to see an episode somewhat along the lines of the Transformers Animated ep. 'A Fistfull of Energon', where we have one of the good guys (i.e. Anakin or Ahsoka, most likely) teaming up with one of the bounty hunters -either out of necessity or by personal choice- to catch a Separatist general.

    Or taking that one step further, I'd love to see a Republic ally (like a senator or someone of high importance) hire a bounty hunter then there'd be a big misunderstanding with the Jedi and all. Typical 80's cartoon plot, but I think it could work if developed a little more.
  11. koonfan Jedi Grand Master

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    Actually, you're right. That was brilliant. Plus, a snow caravan is a great reimagining. Which leaves us one more logical alternative: an OCEAN caravan, starring Kit Fisto! No, seriously, I fully believe the boys can make it work. XD

    So that gives insight into why your latest artwork on Deviantart is a Transformers/Clone Wars crossover. Which is awesome by the way because those are my two favourite bounty hunter characters in modern times. Besides Deadpool. :p

    But yeah, it's a good idea to use bounty hunters and pirates on both sides. I figure that some Republic generals (Kendal Ozzel, a morally ambiguous clone) might want to cut corners and get special operatives that would go into moral territory the Jedi (and, to an extent, the troops under them) normally leave well alone.

    I also think that since we had a limited flashback episode in Hidden Enemy (taking place before the movie), some other flashback episodes would be good as a means to deepen especially significant characters or events. The question is how far back into continuity they're willing to go just to tell a story. The two things that pop off the top of my head:
    -Cad Bane's bounty hunting origins, or at least a condensed history of his life
    -Ahsoka's specific time growing up as a youngling. Her nature makes me think it must have been an interesting childhood. Plus, it'd be an excuse to see just how much Plo Koon does so that Ahsoka considers him one of her closest friends. I personally believe that he was the one to teach her the reverse grip style. XD
  12. Mekairinek Jedi Knight

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    CHIMICHANGA!

    Yeah, I've been binging on Transformers Animated lately (hey, gotta kill time until Season 2 of CW somehow...) so it may or may not have had some influence. ;]
  13. DarthIktomi Jedi Master

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    Yeah, I'd just like the idea that Obi-Wan outshone the other Jedi.

    Of course, as far as Bail knew, Obi-Wan and Yoda were kinda, the last.
  14. koonfan Jedi Grand Master

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    Found a surprising gem in the season 2 preview discussion, big kudos to Kualan for expanding on an idea I threw out. Essentially, the concept was an entire episode taken up by a big battle, with the story coming from a narration/monologue of a character. To quote Kualan's idea...
    I think it's worth getting into. It could also be applied to different characters in different episodes (maybe one of these a season:D), and possibly involve transitional storytelling by switching perspectives or killing the narrator off.[face_devil][face_skull]

    I wonder. If you took all the BIG BATTLES of the Clone Wars and strung them together when they're all done, how long a runtime would you have? [face_thinking]
    You could pass it off as 'Michael Bay's Clone Wars' XD
  15. FistoFan93 Jedi Grand Master

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    I think a trilogy is the maximum for a Alderaan or whatever story and planet in a season. Since a season has only 22 (or 26) episodes, doing 6 for one story would take like a quarter of the season. That would get boring, I think.
  16. koonfan Jedi Grand Master

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    Well, it needn't be all one after another. They could take a few episodes for the BIG story, then later on in the season they return to the planet for a couple more episodes about it.

    Then again, we've no idea on how big the story arcs can get. :p
  17. Garth Maul Manager Emeritus

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  18. ILuvJarJar Force Ghost

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    Well Im sure 3PO would know some Republic secrets or plans or something.
  19. XCell Jedi Master

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    -An episode with Shaak Ti and Bultar Swan working together ( my two favorite female Jedi, so sounds awesome).
    -An episode where the Jedi discover a clone who's Force-sensitive.
    -An episode focusing on the Death Star construction, maybe the clones learn of it somehow and we see them struggle and fight to share it with the Jedi. They fail, and episode ends with Palpatine taking care of them.
    -An episode where we see Agri-Corp Jedi-rejects come in handy and teach Ahsoka some lesson in humility, which she'll forget by next episode.
    -An episode where Cad Bane fights Ventress, and beats her. Aurra Sing vs. Ventress could be cool too.
    -An episode where Gunray teams up with Ziro.
  20. Dawud786 Force Ghost

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    Would it be too much to suggest small details that be included in episodes... like, for whatever reason, Anakin needs to rig Artoo with a storage space to hide his lightsaber which leads to the compartment that Luke stowed his lightsaber in Artoo in ROTJ?
  21. Bard Jedi Grand Master

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    Excellent idea!
  22. Mikko_Slitherhorn Force Ghost

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    Great idea.

    Another reference from the OT: Anakin and Kenobi travels to the planet Virujansi to help the native Rarefied Air Cavaley (in which Garven Dreis served) against Separatist attacks.

    "I met your father once when I was just a boy. He was a great pilot. You'll do all right. If you've got half of your father's skill, you'll do better than all right."
    ?Garven Dreis to Luke Skywalker, in a scene cut from A New Hope
  23. Kualan Force Ghost

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    I think this thread could do with resurrecting!

    Episode Title: Horrors of War
    Episode Brief: When General Grievous invades a Republic medical station, Jedi Master Shaak Ti must fight not only to protect the facility, but to stop the evil cyborg from slaughtering the thousands of helpless injured troopers as part of his latest campaign of terror.
    Jedi Fortune Cookie: We are all bound by rules, even in war.

    Episode Title: Alderaan Ascending
    Episode Brief: As the militaristic planet of Alderaan begins an expansive arms race in fighting the Separatists, Obi-Wan Kenobi must assist Senator Bail Organa and Queen Breha in convincing the Alderaanian Parliament that the Core World can not afford to antagonise the Separatists any more than they already have done. Meanwhile, Count Dooku has already marked Alderaan as the first victim of the Separatists' new superweapon...
    Jedi Fortune Cookie: To endulge in war is to provoke consequence.

    Episode Title: Holonet Under Siege
    Episode Brief: In an attempt to undermine the pro-Republic propaganda of the HoloNet, Asajj Ventress and Cad Bane lead an assault on the HoloNews One building on Praestilyn, taking news anchor Kuun Fan hostage and broadcasting a message of terror to the galaxy at large. Only Jedi Master Kit Fisto, in the building to make a statement on behalf of the Jedi Order, can stop them.
    Jedi Fortune Cookie: In our own instincts, we must trust.
  24. koonfan Jedi Grand Master

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    I'm sure we can agree we love him, but I just had this image of Kuun Fan and Ku-Al-An eagerly awaiting the Jedi who's giving a statement...and then groaning in disappointment when they find that it's Kit Fisto, rather than Plo Koon or Ki-Adi Mundi. :D [face_laugh] [face_mischief]
    I'm equally sure they'd be won over by the end of the episode, though. XD

    Episode Title: On Tibrin
    Episode Brief: Holonet reporters Kuun Fan and Ku-Al-An are sent to cover Count Dooku's new regime on the Ishi Tib homeworld of Tibrin strictly as members of the press, without any Jedi or clone escorts. While they have seen the world prosper under Dooku, the intrepid reporters uncover hints of devious Sith plots...
    Jedi Fortune Cookie: Do not mistake darkness for light.

    Episode Title: Risen Jedi
    Episode Brief: While out on reconnaissance, Ahsoka discovers a mysterious Jedi many believed to be dead...[face_cowboy]
    Jedi Fortune Cookie: Seek the truth, and you will find it.

    Episode Title: Embedded
    Episode Brief: Reporter Ku-Al-An is assigned to cover the exploits of master Ki-Adi Mundi, but a boarding action by a Separatist cruiser brings the reporter face to face with a dangerous Separatist leader...
    Jedi Fortune Cookie: In war, truth swiftly becomes a casualty.
  25. Kualan Force Ghost

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    [face_laugh] So true.

    Episode Title: Battle in the Clouds
    Episode Brief: When the Separatists seize the key mining planet of Bespin, a Republic starfighter strike force led by Saesee Tiin, Adi Gallia and Anakin Skywalker must fight amongst the clouds to clear the way for Republic troops to re-capture Cloud City.
    Jedi Fortune Cookie: The sky is never the limit.

    Episode Title: Protest to Conflict
    Episode Brief: When an anti-war protest outside the Galactic Senate ends in catastrophe, Jedi Master Mace Windu's investigative skills are put to the test - not to mention his patience when he is forced to work with Judicial Superintendent Wilhuff Tarkin at the Chancellor's request. But Tarkin's animosity towards the Jedi is not the only obstacle in Windu's way. Deep in the underbelly of Coruscant, a group of fanatics plan their next target; Chancellor Palpatine himself!
    Jedi Fortune Cookie: The better man is a patient one.

    Episode Title: Ladies of the Republic
    Episode Brief: When a female assassin uses her species' natural abilities to render all the men at a peace conference unconscious, Padme Amidala and Mon Mothma must team up with Ahsoka Tano and Aayla Secura to stop the assassin and save their friends from an eternal sleep.
    Jedi Fortune Cookie: It is not always the damsel in distress.
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