List of Star Wars Rebels episodes
Star Wars Rebels is an American 3D CGI animated television series produced by Lucasfilm and Lucasfilm Animation. Beginning fourteen years after Revenge of the Sith and five years before A New Hope, Rebels takes place during an era when the Galactic Empire is securing its grip on the galaxy. Imperial forces are hunting down the last of the Jedi Knights while a fledgling rebellion against the Empire is taking form.
The series was previewed throughout August 2014 with a set of shorts introducing the main characters before the television film pilot episode premiered on Disney Channel on October 3, 2014, the regular series premiered on Disney XD on October 13, 2014. The second season started on June 20, 2015, and the third season premiered on September 24, 2016. As of November 6, 2017,[update] 68 episodes of Star Wars Rebels have aired. The two-part season three finale aired on March 25, 2017, on March 31, it was announced that the show would return for a fourth season. On April 15, executive producer Dave Filoni announced that the fourth season would also be the final season, on September 2, 2017, a second trailer for season four was released during a panel at Fan Expo in Canada, and the date for the season's premiere was announced as October 16, 2017.
|First aired||Last aired|
|Shorts||4||August 11, 2014||September 1, 2014|
|1||15||October 3, 2014||March 2, 2015|
|2||22||June 20, 2015||March 30, 2016|
|3||22||September 24, 2016||March 25, 2017|
|4||16||October 16, 2017||2018|
|No.||Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date||Prod.
|1||"The Machine in the Ghost"||Dave Filoni||Greg Weisman||August 11, 2014||101A|
|In the aftermath of a raid on an Imperial supply convoy, the Ghost and its crew—Hera, Kanan, and Chopper—are pursued by TIE fighters, who take out the shields and communication system on the Ghost. Following a dog fight, only one TIE fighter remains, and rather than following contradictory orders from both Kanan and Hera, Chopper destroys it himself.|
|2||"Art Attack"||Justin Ridge||Greg Weisman||August 18, 2014||101B|
|Sabine infiltrates a TIE fighter landing platform in order to create a diversion to allow the Ghost to escape. She plays around with the stormtroopers, mocking them as she moves around and over the TIEs. When a trooper corners her, she attacks and escapes, leaving behind an explosive, the explosion of which she marvels as a work of art, and covers the stormtroopers with purple paint.|
|3||"Entanglement"||Justin Ridge||Henry Gilroy & Simon Kinberg||August 25, 2014||101C|
|Zeb walks through an alley on Lothal, believing it to be the agreed-upon rendezvous point with Kanan. He comes across two stormtroopers harassing a salesman, but when he interferes, they call for reinforcements, as stormtroopers fire at him, they accidentally cause a fuel leak in their own TIE fighter, which explodes.|
|4||"Property of Ezra Bridger"||Dave Filoni||Simon Kinberg||September 1, 2014||101D|
|Ezra witnesses a sky battle between the Ghost and a TIE fighter, the latter of which is shot down. He manages to open the hatch, but the TIE fighter pilot shows no gratitude for being saved and instead angrily rebukes Ezra for touching his ship. Ezra steals several items from the TIE fighter, including the pilot's helmet. Angered further, the pilot opens fire on Ezra, who evades the fire and incapacitates the pilot with his energy slingshot, before walking off wearing the pilot's helmet.|
Season 1 (2014–15)
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date ||Prod.
|"Spark of Rebellion"||Steward Lee & Steven G. Lee||Simon Kinberg||October 3, 2014||102
|Darth Vader (James Earl Jones) orders the Inquisitor to ensure that "the children of the Force" do not become Jedi and that, if they do not join the Empire, they be destroyed. Ezra Bridger is an orphan on Lothal, an Outer Rim world, he interferes with the theft of blaster rifles from the Empire by Ghost crew members Kanan Jarrus, Sabine Wren, and Garazeb "Zeb" Orrelios. Ezra ends up stuck with the crew while making their getaway and also meets Captain Hera Syndulla and C1 astromech droid Chopper. Ezra finds a lightsaber and a holocron in Kanan's room and steals the holocron, the rifles are sold to buy food and information from black market dealer and crime lord Cikatro Vizago. The food is given to the displaced people of Lothal while the information leads them to the location of several Wookiees captured by the Empire. However, this is a trap, and Ezra is captured by Agent Kallus. Ezra somehow opens the holocron and sees a message from Obi Wan Kenobi. Ezra is saved by the Ghost crew after learning where the Wookiees have been sent, during the rescue of the Wookiees, Kanan draws his lightsaber, revealing himself as a Jedi, and together with the Wookiees defeat Agent Kallus and the troopers and escape. Having proven himself by opening the holocron, Kanan offers to make Ezra his apprentice. Agent Kallus informs an Inquisitor he has located a Jedi.|
|3||3||"Droids in Distress"||Steward Lee||Greg Weisman||October 13, 2014||104||1.03|
|The Ghost crew steal a shipment of disruptor weapons from Minister Maketh Tua to sell to Vizago, accidentally bringing the Imperially serviced droids C-3PO (Anthony Daniels) and R2-D2 with them in the process. Zeb objects to the mission since the same weapons were used to nearly wipe out his species, the Lasats, on the Ghost Hera is annoyed Kanan has not yet started Ezra's Jedi training. Agent Kallus intercepts C-3PO's distress call and follows the Ghost to Lothal. Zeb sees that Agent Kallus uses a Bo Rifle, a weapon only used by the Lasat Honor Guard, which Kallus had taken from a Guardsman he killed himself; in the ensuing duel between Zeb and Kallus, Ezra saves Zeb by using the Force for the first time to push Kallus away, allowing the crew to escape after setting the weapons to self-destruct as a diversion. Kanan returns the two droids to their rightful owner Bail Organa, who surveys R2-D2's recordings of the rebel crew's actions.|
|4||4||"Fighter Flight"||Steven G. Lee||Kevin Hopps||October 20, 2014||105||0.58|
|On the Ghost Chopper ends up causing a fight between Ezra and Zeb so Hera sends them out on a supply run together to keep them from bickering with each other, specifying that they do not return without a rare meiloorun fruit. The two find that the market's sole supply of meilooruns has been purchased by the Empire. Ezra's attempt to steal the fruit leads to an entanglement against the stormtroopers, forcing Zeb to hijack a TIE fighter for the two to escape in. En route to their rendezvous with the Ghost, the two find farmer Morad Sumar — a friend of Ezra's parents — and his family being arrested over a property dispute with the Empire. Using the TIE fighter to their advantage, Ezra and Zeb are able to rescue Sumar and retrieve the fruit, on their return to the Ghost after supposedly crashing the fighter Hera is pleased to see Ezra and Zeb are more friendly towards each other. However, a new fight breaks out when Ezra and Zeb realise their fight was Chopper's fault.|
|5||5||"Rise of the Old Masters"||Steward Lee||Henry Gilroy||October 27, 2014||106||0.95|
|Ezra has started his Jedi training but struggles with the basics whilst Kanan also struggles in his new role as a Master. The rebels discover an underground transmission by Senator Gall Trayvis reporting that Jedi Master Luminara Unduli has survived Order 66 and is being held in a high-security Imperial prison on Stygeon Prime. Frustrated with his own inability to teach Ezra, Kanan leads his crew to rescue Luminara hoping she would be a more capable teacher for Ezra. Upon reaching her cell, Kanan and Ezra discover that Luminara is long dead, and that her remains were being used as bait by an Inquisitor to lure the Jedi into a trap, the two work together to escape the Inquisitor before Hera rescues them aboard the Phantom. After Ezra reveals his insecurities over Kanan trying to give him to another Master, Kanan resolves to train Ezra himself.|
|6||6||"Breaking Ranks"||Steven G. Lee||Greg Weisman||November 3, 2014||107||0.64|
|Ezra goes undercover as an Imperial Academy cadet to help foil a shipment of kyber crystals. Thanks to his training Ezra quickly proves the most capable student in the class, during his operation, he befriends fellow cadets Zare Leonis and Jai Kell, the former of whom has similarly infiltrated the academy in search of his missing sister Dhara. After completing the mission, Ezra discovers that the Inquisitor, having taken notice of his and Jai's abilities, intends to take them prisoner, with Zare and the other rebels' help, the three are able to fight their way out of the facility during an Imperial walker training exercise. Jai goes into hiding while Zare remains at the academy to continue his search for Dhara.|
|7||7||"Out of Darkness"||Steward Lee||Kevin Hopps||November 10, 2014||108||0.60|
|Choppers antics cause Ezra and Zeb to forget to carry out an important repair on Hera's second ship, the Phantom. Hera and Sabine set out to an abandoned Republic asteroid base to retrieve supplies provided by Fulcrum, an anonymous informant whom Hera has been in contact with. Sabine voices her displeasure towards Hera's secrecy about their mission, feeling as though neither she nor Kanan trust her. Due to the fuel tank leaking on the Phantom, the two are left stranded on the base, which is infested with deadly fyrnocks, the two work together to survive the creatures long enough for the rest of the crew to rescue them aboard the Ghost, allowing Sabine to overcome her trust issues while Hera tells her to have faith in the growing rebellion. Ezra and Zeb promise to properly fix the Phantom this time.|
|8||8||"Empire Day"||Steven G. Lee||Henry Gilroy||November 17, 2014||109||0.67|
|Kanan tries to teach Ezra how to use the Force to make a connection to other living creatures. The rebels destroy the Empires new prototype TIE Fighter during a parade celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Empire's creation. Ezra, who was born on the same day, is preoccupied with his feelings towards his missing parents and opts out of the mission, he soon discovers that his parents' Rodian friend Tseebo is wanted by the Empire, and rejoins his friends to look for him. Tseebo is found hiding in the basement of Ezra's old house where Ezra reveals his parents were arrested for making anti Empire radio broadcasts, after which Tseebo had gone to work for the Empire, the rebels learn that Tseebo has allowed himself to be implanted with cybernetics so he could steal information that is valuable to the Empire, though the sheer amount of information he uploaded has affected his mind. The Rebels smuggle him off of Lothal aboard the Ghost, during the ensuing chase led by the Inquisitor, Tseebo regains his senses and reveals that he knows what happened to Ezra's parents.|
|9||9||"Gathering Forces"||Steward Lee||Greg Weisman||November 24, 2014||110||0.66|
|Learning that Tseebo failed to save his parents from being abducted by the Empire, Ezra lashes out at Tseebo for betraying his parents' trust. Amidst the chase, the Imperials manage to attach a homing beacon on the hull of the Phantom, which Kanan opts to detach from the Ghost in hyperspace with himself and Ezra on board to mislead the Imperials, the two arrive at Fort Anaxes, where Kanan teaches Ezra to forgive Tseebo by admitting his fear of not knowing what happened to his parents. The two manage to tame the fyrnocks by connecting to them through the Force and set them against the arriving Imperial forces, but are cornered by the Inquisitor who injures Kanan. Overcome with anger, Ezra uses the dark side of the Force to summon a giant fyrnock against the Inquisitor, allowing the two to escape. Kanan is worried he has not taught Ezra to resist the dark side. Back on the Ghost Sabine gives Ezra a picture of his parents she found in his house. Afterwards, the Ghost crew take Tseebo to Fulcrum, while Hera offers to relay to Ezra what Tseebo knows of his parents' fate.|
|10||10||"Path of the Jedi"||Dave Filoni||Charles Murray||January 5, 2015||111||0.57|
|Concerned with Ezra's previous display of the dark side against the Inquisitor, Kanan brings him to a hidden Jedi Temple on Lothal to be tested for his readiness in Jedi training. Whilst Kanan stays behind Ezra makes his way through the temple alone and is faced with a series of visions showing the Inquisitor killing Kanan and the rest of the Ghost crew, after seeing through the illusions, Ezra is guided by the disembodied voice of Jedi Master Yoda, (Frank Oz) who helps him admit his fear of being alone again. Kanan also speaks with Yoda about his own ability to teach Ezra. Yoda leads Ezra to a kyber crystal, which he uses to build his own unusual looking lightsaber.|
|11||11||"Idiot's Array"||Steward Lee||Kevin Hopps||January 19, 2015||112||0.53|
|Zeb bets and loses Chopper to smuggler Lando Calrissian (Billy Dee Williams) in a game of Sabacc, forcing the Ghost crew to assist Lando with a dangerous smuggling run to get their droid back. However, during the smuggling run Lando trades Hera to crime lord Azmorigan (James Hong) in exchange for a puffer pig which can detect precious minerals for mining purposes, leaving Hera to escape in an escape pod. Humiliated, Azmorigan and his henchmen intercept the rebels on Lothal to take revenge, the crew successfully drive the gangsters away, during which Ezra reveals his lightsaber is a lightsaber/blaster hybrid that fires stun blasts. The Rebels part ways with Lando, though not before Chopper steals the fuel to Lando's ship, which the smuggler concedes as payment for their help.|
|12||12||"Vision of Hope"||Steven G. Lee||Henry Gilroy||February 2, 2015||113||0.71|
|During lightsaber practice Ezra has a fragmented vision of meeting Gall Trayvis, (Brent Spiner) an exiled Imperial senator and rebel sympathizer, and assumes that Trayvis knows about his parents. The rebels receive a transmission from Trayvis notifying them of a secret rally on Lothal, but Ezra receives a tip from Zare Leonis that Kallus is planning to use the senator to lure the rebels into a trap. Following Trayvis's transmission, the rebels find him and save him from Agent Kallus by escaping into Lothal's sewer systems. To Ezra's dismay, Trayvis reveals himself to have been an Imperial spy using his anti Imperial transmissions to identify Rebel sympathisers and claims that Ezra's parents are dead and gone. Having suspected his treachery, Hera outsmarts Trayvis and knocks him out so that the rebels can escape, although disappointed by the betrayal, Ezra and the other rebels remain hopeful of their cause.|
|13||13||"Call to Action"||Steward Lee||Greg Weisman & Simon Kinberg||February 9, 2015||114||0.60|
|Grand Moff Tarkin visits Lothal to deal with the Rebels. In light of discovering that Trayvis is actually an Imperial spy, the rebels debate broadcasting a message to the nearby star systems about their cause. Ezra adamantly supports the idea, since his parents had broadcast secret messages from their basement for years. Kanan decides to invade the main Imperial communications tower on Lothal. Tarkin has the Inquisitor execute Commandant Aresko and Taskmaster Grint for incompetence, the Rebels think they have the element of surprise, but they do not take into account the arrival of Tarkin, who has deduced where they will strike. The Inquisitor and Kallus are sent out to capture Kanan alive to earn back Tarkin's trust. When the Imperial forces attack the group at the tower, Kanan instructs the team to leave him and thus is captured, the team is able to have Ezra send a message of hope, urging those living under the oppression of the Empire to fight, before Tarkin orders the tower to be destroyed, ending their broadcast.|
|14||14||"Rebel Resolve"||Justin Ridge||Charles Murray & Henry Gilroy||February 23, 2015||115||0.55|
|After failing to find where Kanan is being detained, Hera is urged by Fulcrum to put the crew of the Ghost into hiding. Against Hera's orders to leave Kanan, Ezra devises a plan to rescue him, he strikes a deal with Vizago for an unspecified favor in the future and learns that due to the destruction of the Imperial communications tower the Empire is forced to send all its messages via courier droids. Meanwhile, Kanan is brought aboard Tarkin's ship where he is tortured by the Inquisitor as the Empire hopes to gain more information about the rebels, the crew of the Ghost substitute a disguised Chopper for an Imperial courier droid so he can access the Empires data on Kanan, eventually learning that Tarkin plans to transfer Kanan to the prison on Mustafar, where according to Hera, Jedi go to die.|
|15||15||"Fire Across the Galaxy"||Dave Filoni||Simon Kinberg||March 2, 2015||116||0.72|
|The crew of the Ghost seize an Imperial Gozanti-Class Cruiser transport and use a Sabine-repainted TIE fighter that Zeb and Ezra had previously stolen to infiltrate and disable Tarkin's star destroyer in the Mustafar system. Ezra frees Kanan using the duct system while Hera, Sabine and Zeb attempt to secure an escape route. Ambushed in the engine room, Ezra and Kanan face the Inquisitor in a final lightsaber duel. Kanan, believing Ezra to have been killed, resolves to never give up and succeeds in destroying the Inquisitor's lightsaber and rupturing the ship's engine, after being defeated by Kanan and giving a cryptic warning about the arrival of a more powerful enemy, the Inquisitor commits suicide. Ezra is alive and escapes with Kanan. Both groups successfully emerge from the doomed destroyer with stolen TIEs, the stolen transport also appears flown by Chopper along with a number of other ships including the Ghost. They all successfully escape into hyperspace. Senator Organa greets the Ghost crew by hologram and Fulcrum, who piloted the Ghost during the rescue, is revealed to be Ahsoka Tano, who tells the group that they are just one cell out of many working for a larger rebellion. On Lothal following the Inquisitor's death, Tarkin introduces Agent Kallus to another agent selected by Emperor Palpatine to hunt the rebels: Darth Vader.|
Season 2 (2015–16)
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date ||Prod.
|"The Siege of Lothal"||Bosco Ng & Brad Rau||Henry Gilroy||June 20, 2015||201
|On orders to hunt down the Rebels and especially the Jedi among them, Darth Vader begins an oppressive campaign against Lothal's populace in order to find the group. The Ghost crew starts working with the wider Rebel cells, but are divided between joining the larger network and waging open war on the Empire, or staying out of a large-scale fight, the situation is even more complicated when Minister Maketh Tua, fearing punishment for failing to neutralize the Lothal rebels, tries to defect to them in order to escape Vader, offering to reveal the truth behind why the Emperor wants the planet. However, Vader uses this to his advantage and orchestrates Tua's murder by shuttle explosion, framing the rebels for the act and turning Lothal's population against them, the Ghost crew tries to flee but are cornered by Vader, who injures Kanan and Sabine and nearly kills Ezra before they finally escape. After being smuggled off-world by Lando Calrissian to escape the Empire, the demoralized crew meet up with Ahsoka's rebel cell, but Vader pursues them and proceeds to wipe out most of the rebel ships, discovering Ahsoka's presence during a mental encounter via the Force. Ahsoka's mind is temporarily overwhelmed in the process, she later joins the Ghost crew as they vow to join the wider fight against the Empire. Darth Vader later reports Ahsoka's existence to Emperor Palpatine, who issues Vader new orders to dispatch another one of their Inquisitors to capture the crew of the Ghost.|
|18||3||"The Lost Commanders"||Dave Filoni & Sergio Paez||Matt Michnovetz||October 14, 2015||203||0.46|
|Having barely escaped total destruction of the rebel cell Phoenix Squadron by Darth Vader, Ahsoka Tano sends the Ghost Crew to locate a former military commander somewhere in the Seelos system who has the knowledge of useful hideouts in the Outer Rim. The crew discover the commander to be former clone trooper Captain Rex, accompanied by Commander Wolffe and clone commando Gregor. Kanan is immediately hostile due to the clones' role in Order 66 although Rex claims they removed their brain chips. Ezra negotiates with Rex for information relating to potential bases; in return Gregor enlists them for a hunt by using Zeb as bait to catch an elusive Joopa. With the hunt successful, Rex holds up his end of the deal but Sabine discovers that Wolffe betrayed the Ghost crew's location to the Empire. A skirmish with an Imperial probe damages the Phantom shuttle, the crew is temporarily stranded with the clones waiting for an Imperial assault.|
|19||4||"Relics of the Old Republic"||Bosco Ng||Steven Melching||October 21, 2015||204||0.54|
|The Empire tracks the Lothal Rebels to Seelos. Admiral Konstantine and Agent Kallus arrive at the Seelos System to capture the Jedi. Rex gives the Lothal Rebels a datachip containing old Republic bases in the Outer Rim. Ezra tries to persuade the clones to join the Rebellion, but Rex and the clones instead offer to delay the Empire so the Lothal Rebels can escape. Agent Kallus commands the clones to hand over the Rebels, but when Rex refuses, Kallus arrives with three AT-ATs. Taking advantage of a sandstorm and the Force, Kanan, Ezra and the clones use their AT-TE's main gun to destroy one of the AT-ATs. Meanwhile, Admiral Konstantine is summoned away by Darth Vader. Instead of meeting him, the admiral meets Fifth Brother, who claims that he will succeed where Kallus and Konstantine have failed, the Lothal Rebels prepare to leave on the Phantom, but Ezra is unwilling to leave Rex and the clones behind. Kanan, Ezra, and Zeb commandeer one of the AT-ATs and turn its weapons on Kallus' AT-AT which Rex destroys with a critical hit. Kallus flees the battle on a speeder. Hera returns to pick up the clones and the Ghost crew. Returning to the Rebel flotilla, the Lothal Rebels and Rex reunite with Ahsoka.|
|20||5||"Always Two There Are"||Brad Rau||Kevin Hopps||October 28, 2015||205||0.54|
|Zeb, Sabine, and Chopper, with Ezra volunteering himself to avoid Kanan and Rex, head out to an old republic medical base in search of vital medical supplies only to be encountered by the Seventh Sister and the Fifth Brother. The Seventh Sister captures Ezra and interrogates him about the whereabouts of Ahsoka Tano while Sabine is also captured by the Fifth Brother. Zeb and Chopper eventually rescue them and they all barely escape the inquisitors and head back to the rebel fleet where Ezra pointedly questions Kanan about the extra inquisitors.|
|21||6||"Brothers of the Broken Horn"||Saul Ruiz||Bill Wolkoff||November 4, 2015||206||0.55|
|Ezra receives a distress signal from Vizago's ship. Ezra and Chopper decide to see what has happened. When Ezra and Chopper arrive at the ship, they find out that the ship has been taken over by Hondo Ohnaka, they find out that Vizago is captured inside the ship and Ezra helps him get it back.|
|22||7||"Wings of the Master"||Dave Filoni & Sergio Paez||Steven Melching||November 11, 2015||207||0.55|
|Phoenix Squadron tries to break an Imperial blockade in order to provide food supplies to those who need it, but their transport is destroyed and the mission fails. Hera is then tasked go to a planet whose atmosphere is very difficult to fly in to get a ship being built by a Mon Calamari named Quarrie that can break the blockade, after nearly crashing her shuttle, Hera manages to convince Quarrie to let her pilot the ship, called the Blade Wing, or B-Wing for short. With the Blade Wing's firepower, Hera manages to singlehandedly destroy one of the Imperial blockade ships, allowing the Ghost to break the blockade and deliver the needed supplies.|
|23||8||"Blood Sisters"||Bosco Ng||Kevin Hopps||November 18, 2015||208||0.47|
|Sabine is sent by Hera to acquire an unknown information courier. She goes with Ezra and Chopper and they find that the courier is a clunky droid, they then encounter Ketsu Onyo, (Gina Torres) an old "friend" of Sabine's who works as a bounty hunter and is now after the droid. When some Storm Troopers begin to fire at them, Sabine and Chopper steal a ship and go off planet with the droid, unfortunately with Ezra left behind. Ketsu also escapes and after a confrontation with Sabine with her personal ship, captures Chopper and the two meet up to trade the droids, their activity draws the attention of an Empire ship and the two team up to escape by setting charges on the stolen ship. Sabine is knocked out and almost left to go with the ship, but Ketsu saves her and the explosion allows them to fly the droid to a rebel location and then meet back up with Ezra and Hera before Ketsu leaves on better terms with Sabine.|
|24||9||"Stealth Strike"||Brad Rau||Matt Michnovetz||November 25, 2015||209||0.55|
|Ezra and Commander Sato are captured when a new Imperial weapon—an experimental Interdictor cruiser—generates a gravity well strong enough to pull ships out of hyperspace. Hera sends Kanan, Rex and Chopper to rescue them, using a stolen shuttle, stormtrooper armor, and Rex's knowledge of Imperial codes and protocols to infiltrate the cruiser. Ezra and Chopper head to the reactor to sabotage the cruiser, but Rex is captured as he and Kanan escort Sato and his crew to their shuttle. Kanan heads back to rescue Rex and they deploy an escape pod, as Chopper's sabotage causes the gravity well projectors to overload, pulling the other Imperial cruisers towards the Interdictor and destroying it.|
|25||10||"The Future of the Force"||Saul Ruiz||Bill Wolkoff||December 2, 2015||210||0.49|
|Ahsoka informs Kanan that she's continuing her investigation on the Sith Lord Darth Vader, but finding information on him is difficult. In the mean time, she receives word of two sets of coordinates that cross the Imperial net, she heads to look into one of them while dispatching Kanan, Ezra, Zeb, and Chopper to the other. Ahsoka arrives at her location first, a ransacked passenger ship adrift in space, and finds signs of weapon damage all over, the lone survivor, a grandmother, claims "two redblades" kidnapped her grandchild from her and disappeared. Ahsoka informs the team at their destination on a distant planet that the two Inquisitors are involved. Zeb and Chopper locate the Inquisitors' fighters at the spaceport and reclaim the baby stored in one before destroying them, while Kanan and Ezra find the distressed mother of the second child. Chopper takes the first child to the Phantom shuttle while Zeb encounters the Inquisitors on the street after relieving a fleeing droid of the second baby. Kanan, Zeb, and Ezra discover that the children are force sensitive and were targeted by the Inquisitors to ensure they do not become Jedi, they attempt to lose the Inquisitors through a housing block on their way back to the shuttle, but are overpowered by them. Ahsoka appears and easily defeats both of the Inquisitors while the rest escape, using the Force to jump up and join them in the shuttle as it passes overhead, the Rebels escape, but not before one of Seventh Sister's probe droids hears Ezra saying they're going to the planet Garel.|
|26||11||"Legacy"||Mel Zwyer||Henry Gilroy||December 9, 2015||211||0.55|
|Ezra has a vivid dream about his parents, which he is convinced is a vision which will lead him to discover their fate. Hera and Kanan reveal that they have secretly spent months investigating Imperial prisons, and have heard about a recent prison break, as the Ghost prepares to return to Lothal to investigate Ezra's visions, the Imperial fleet arrives at Garel based on the intelligence from the Seventh Sister's probe droid. Ezra and Kanan escape to Lothal in the Phantom, while the Ghost remains behind to assist the escape of the rebel fleet, on Lothal, Ezra follows a Loth-cat which appeared in his dream to Prisoner X-10, one of the escapees who is the former Governor of Lothal, Ryder Azadi. Azadi tells Ezra that his parents heard his broadcast and it had inspired them to organize the prison break in which he had escaped, however Ezra's parents had been killed during the breakout. While saddened at his parents' deaths, Ezra takes solace in that they heard his message, and Kanan comforts him by telling him that his parents live on inside him.|
|27||12||"A Princess on Lothal"||Bosco Ng||Steven Melching||January 20, 2016||212||0.60|
|While Ezra grapples with the news about his parents, the rebels make plans with Senator Bail Organa to secure three much-needed cruisers. Leading the mission is an agent hand-picked by the Senator: his daughter, Princess Leia. Leia meets up with Kanan and Ezra and plans to have the Rebels "steal" her ships so as not to reveal Alderaan's support. However, their plans are thwarted when Imperial security proves to be much stronger than expected, the trio link back up with rest of the Ghost crew, rescuing Azadi from an Imperial patrol in the process. Leia then inspires the crew to come up with plan to steal the cruisers, with Leia distracting the guards while the Phantom provides air support and Azadi disables the gravity locks on the cruisers, the plan is a success, with the Rebels managing to steal all three cruisers while Leia blames the Imperials for their "failure" to protect them. Inspired by the actions of Leia and Rebels, Azadi decides to join the cause.|
|28||13||"The Protector of Concord Dawn"||Brad Rau||Henry Gilroy & Kevin Hopps||January 27, 2016||213||0.48|
|With the Empire tightening its cordon around Lothal, the Rebels look for a new smuggling route. Hera and Sabine head out to the world of Concord Dawn to request safe passage from the Protectors, the Mandalorian faction that controls the world. However, the Protectors reveal that they have sided with the Empire and immediately attack. Hera and Sabine manage to escape, but Hera is critically wounded. Kanan and Sabine return to Concord Dawn, with Kanan still wanting to negotiate with the Protectors and Sabine wanting to get revenge for Hera, they discover the Protector's leader, Fenn Rau (Kevin McKidd), is being bribed by the Empire. Kanan meets with Rau, revealing that Rau had saved his life during the Clone Wars. Meanwhile, Sabine attempts to sabotage the Protectors' fighters but is caught, she reveals to the Protectors that she is from House Vizsla, and challenges Rau to single combat. Working together, Kanan and Sabine capture Rau, and he agrees to allow the Rebels safe passage through Concord Dawn.|
|29||14||"Legends of the Lasat"||Saul Ruiz||Matt Michnovetz||February 3, 2016||214||0.56|
|Following a tip from Hondo, the Ghost crew rescues a pair of Lasats from Imperial custody: Chava the Wise and Gron, who both recognize Zeb as Captain of the Lasan Honor Guard. Chava and Gron explain that they are searching for the mythical world of Lira San, where the surviving Lasats can find refuge. However, Zeb is reluctant to help due to his guilt over failing to protect Lasan from the Empire, with some encouragement from Ezra, Zeb transforms his Bo-Rifle into its true form and combines it with Chava's staff, revealing Lira San's location in uncharted Wild Space. However, they find their way blocked by a dense cluster of black holes while Agent Kallus pursues them. Trusting in Chava's wisdom, Zeb uses the energy from his Bo-Rifle to create a protective field around the Ghost, allowing it to navigate the black hole cluster safely, on the other side, they find the world of Lira San, which is the true home planet of the Lasat people. After dropping off Chava and Gron, Zeb decides to stay on the Ghost in order to find more Lasat survivors to guide back to Lira San, it is in this episode that the "ancient" names of the sides of The Force are first revealed by Chava, calling the light side the ashla, and the dark side the bogan, and repeated by The Bendu on Atollon in a later episode of Rebels.|
|30||15||"The Call"||Mel Zwyer||Bill Wolkoff||February 10, 2016||215||0.59|
|The Ghost crew is on a mission to capture a fuel shipment from the Mining Guild to the Empire, in order to restock the Rebel fleet's own dwindling supplies. While travelling to the Guild's asteroid refinery, the Ghost encounters a flock of Purrgil, space-travelling creatures whom Hera considers dangerous. However, Ezra manages to establish contact with them through the Force and learns that his crew and the Purrgil actually pursue the same basic goal, if for slightly differing priorities. Upon reaching the Mining Guild base, the crew finds the Mining Guild attempting to exterminate the Purrgil. Kanan decides to raid the base, steal the shipment, and then destroy the base by igniting the rest of the fuel. However, Ezra stops him when he realizes that the Purrgil also need the fuel. When it appears as if the Mining Guild forces will overwhelm the crew, the Purrgil arrive and attack the Mining Guild, giving the crew the time they need to escape with the fuel, as the Ghost flies away, the crew witnesses the Purrgil going into hyperspace, confirming rumors that they are a migratory species capable of faster-than-light travel without technology.|
|31||16||"Homecoming"||Bosco Ng||Steven Melching||February 17, 2016||216||0.51|
|In order to provide a safe shelter for their fighters, the Rebels plan to capture an Imperial carrier currently stationed above Ryloth, Hera's home planet. In order to pull the mission off, the Ghost crew contacts Hera's father, the famed Twi'lek resistance fighter Cham Syndulla. However, Cham desires to destroy the carrier as a demonstration of power, and only grudgingly agrees to capture it. Hera later tells Ezra that she and her father are not on the best of terms, as Hera believes Cham is obsessed with the Twi'lek Resistance while Cham believes Hera's faith in the Rebellion is misguided. Piloting a captured TIE Bomber, Hera successfully infiltrates the crew and Cham's team into the carrier, but Cham's team betrays them and moves to destroy the carrier. Ezra uses a Jedi mind trick on the captain to have the crew abandon ship while Zeb and Sabine subdue Cham's men. Hera manages to convince Cham to help her, and they destroy a pursuing Imperial cruiser, achieving the demonstration Cham wanted, after adding the carrier to the Rebel fleet, Hera and Cham reconcile their relationship before parting ways.|
|32||17||"The Honorable Ones"||Brad Rau||Kevin Hopps||February 24, 2016||217||0.56|
|The Ghost crew receives a tip about Imperial activity around the planet Geonosis and go to investigate only to find the planet completely devoid of life and evidence of a large weapon having been constructed in orbit. When the crew boards one of the abandoned construction modules, they are ambushed by Agent Kallus. Most of the crew is able to escape back to the ship, but Zeb is forced to take an escape pod. Kallus pursues Zeb into the pod, which gets damaged during their struggle and the pair crash land on one of Geonosis' icy moons. Kallus' leg is injured in the crash, and he and Zeb are forced to work together to survive by fending off hostile monsters and climbing out of the cave they are trapped in, during this, Kallus admits to Zeb that he respects Lasats as warriors, but dislikes them due to his first squad being wiped out by a Lasat. He also reveals he did not agree with the Empire's decision to exterminate the Lasats and that the Bo Rifle he claimed to have stolen from a dead Lasat Honour Guard was actually given to him by the guard after defeating him in an honourable duel. Upon reaching the surface, they activate their emergency transponder, the Ghost arrives to rescue Zeb shortly after. Kallus wishes to take his chances and wait for Imperial rescue rather than be a Rebel prisoner, and both he and Zeb part ways with a newfound respect for each other. Returning to his Star Destroyer, Kallus is greeted rather coldly, even by Imperial standards, and the episode concludes with him sitting in his quarters, deep in thought.|
|33||18||"Shroud of Darkness"||Saul Ruiz||Henry Gilroy||March 2, 2016||218||0.68|
|Ezra and Kanan, after facing off with the Inquisitors again, decide it is not safe for them to be around the Rebels while they are being targeted by the Empire, and decide to get advice from Ahsoka. On her advice, the three set out for the Jedi Temple on Lothal, where each have a separate vision; Ezra, of Master Yoda, Kanan, of the Temple Guard who is testing him, and Ahsoka, of Anakin/Vader. As the Inquisitors track the group to the temple and force their way inside, Ezra is told by Yoda to "find Malachor", Kanan is warned by the Guard, who reveals himself as the former Grand Inquisitor, to beware Ezra's temptation of the Dark Side, dubbing Kanan the official rank of Jedi Knight, a rank he was never able to achieve due to the execution of Order 66 and the extermination of the Jedi Order. During her vision, Ahsoka faces her guilt over not being present during the fall of the Jedi, while also accepting the fact that her former master, Anakin Skywalker, has become the Sith Lord Darth Vader, the three escape as the shades of the Temple Guards hold off the Inquisitors. Vader and the Empire's forces arrive at the Temple, as Ahsoka informs Ezra that Malachor is not a person, but a place.|
|34||19||"The Forgotten Droid"||Mel Zwyer||Matt Michnovetz||March 16, 2016||219||0.58|
|While on a Ghost crew mission to steal fuel, Chopper steals a replacement strut for his original leg. Chopper is separated from the Ghost crew and finds himself stranded on an Imperial freighter, he is eventually discovered by the ship's inventory droid, AP-5, but does not report him upon finding out that Chopper is a veteran of the Clone Wars, just like him. AP-5 complains to Chopper that the Empire does not appreciate his previous role as a strategist, and the freighter crew constantly mistreats him. Chopper removes AP-5's restraining bolt, and the two work together to trap the crew in the cargo hold and detach it from the ship. Chopper makes contact with the Ghost, and AP-5 warns them that the Empire knows their destination and has set up a trap. AP-5 is shot by the freighter captain as he transmits new coordinates, but the Ghost crew manages to repair him by using parts from the leg Chopper stole.|
|35||20||"The Mystery of Chopper Base"||Bosco Ng||Steven Melching||March 23, 2016||220||0.53|
|After finally finding a planet that is safe from the Empire, the Rebel fleet lands to set up their base. However, one of their scouts goes missing after setting up a sensor beacon. Sabine and Rex go to investigate when they are attacked by a swarm of Krykna spiders. Sabine is rescued by the Ghost crew, but Rex is captured by the spiders, the crew follows them and rescues Rex, but cannot escape upon finding that the spiders have trapped the Ghost with a web. Sabine discovers that the spiders cannot go near the sensor beacons they had set up, and uses one to ward them away while the rest of the crew cuts the web and escapes. Back at the base, instead of abandoning the planet, the Rebels use their sensor beacons as a makeshift barrier to keep the spiders away. Ezra, Kanan, and Ahsoka decide to head for Malachor to find a way to deal with the Inquisitors.|
|"Twilight of the Apprentice"||Dave Filoni||Dave Filoni & Simon Kinberg & Steven Melching||March 30, 2016||221
|Ahsoka, Ezra, Kanan and Chopper arrive on Malachor – a Sith world long forbidden to the Jedi – in search of knowledge, discovering a cavern containing a Sith Temple amid the site of an ancient battlefield between Sith and Jedi who used cross guard lightsabers. They soon are attacked by a new Inquisitor, the Eighth Brother, who is hunting a mysterious hermit calling himself "Old Master." When Ezra encounters the hermit, he reveals himself to be Maul (Sam Witwer) and offers to help Ezra get into the Temple, aiding him in recovering a Sith holocron. When the other Inquisitors arrive and alert Darth Vader of their presence, Ezra convinces the group to work together in spite of Kanan's fears that Maul is corrupting his student, allowing them to finally kill the three Inquisitors. However, Maul soon betrays the group and blinds Kanan with his lightsaber, revealing his true intentions of making Ezra his apprentice, although sightless, Kanan dons the mask of a fallen Jedi Temple Guard and manages to throw Maul from the top of the temple. Ahsoka finally faces Darth Vader – who has cornered Ezra and destroyed his lightsaber – and comes to terms with his identity as Anakin Skywalker as she engages him in a duel, while Kanan and Ezra remove the Sith Holocron. Unable to abandon her old Master, Ahsoka stays within the crumbling temple and stalls Vader while Ezra, Kanan, and Chopper flee the planet and reunite with the Ghost crew. Maul flees Malachor while Vader, who survived the destruction of the temple, walks away as a convor watches from above, as the Ghost crew tries to cope with their losses, Ezra continues to meditate on the Sith Holocron and finally succeeds in opening it.|
Season 3 (2016–17)
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date ||Prod.
|"Steps Into Shadow"||Bosco Ng and Mel Zwyer||Steven Melching & Matt Michnovetz||September 24, 2016||301–302||0.56|
|Six months after the events of the previous season, Ezra leads a mission to rescue Hondo Ohnaka from an imperial prison, displaying Force skills that he's learned from the Sith Holocron in the process. Hondo's intel regards a squadron of Y-Wings due to be destroyed at an Imperial shipyard that the Rebels set out to appropriate, with Ezra being given command of the mission. Kanan, meanwhile, is struggling with his blindness when he discovers Ezra's use of the Holocron and confiscates it, before being summoned out into the Atollon wilds by a mysterious call that proves to be from the Bendu, (Tom Baker) an ancient Force user who is neither Jedi nor Sith. Meanwhile, Governor Pryce decides that the growing rebel threat requires a greater response and requisitions the Seventh Fleet, which is revealed to be under the leadership of the recently promoted Grand Admiral Thrawn (Lars Mikkelsen). The Bendu helps Kanan to realize that the Force grants him abilities that can make up for his lost sight, and on sensing Ezra's peril on the mission Kanan leaves to go help him, leaving the Holocron with the Bendu, the Rebels manage to secure a handful of fighters but lose the Phantom after Ezra sets the shipyard plummeting, and it is only the timely arrival of the Ghost and other rebel ships saves them after Thrawn determines that they are not dealing with the entire rebel fleet and orders his forces to allow their escape. Ezra is suspended, but expresses his gratitude to Kanan for rejoining the action while the rebels learn that the Y-Wings are to be delivered to General Dodonna's unit.|
|40||3||"The Holocrons of Fate"||Steward Lee||Henry Gilroy||October 1, 2016||303||0.41|
|Kanan Jarrus, Ezra Bridger, and some rebel soldiers are about to dock on to another rebel cruiser. That cruiser is seen to be damaged so they board to investigate. There is a soldier laying on the ground who claims that a "red blade" cut him and was forced to give up the Ghost crew's location, they contact Hera only to find out that Maul has already captured them. Kanan and Ezra agree to give Maul both the Sith and Jedi Holocrons. If not, the rest of the crew of the Ghost will die. Kanan and Ezra return to the Bendu to retrieve the Sith holocron, the Bendu firsts tests Kanan and Ezra by having them navigate a spider infested cave. Kanan teaches Ezra to be able to move among the spiders without alerting them and retrieve the holocron, the Bendu then warns the pair that if the Jedi and Sith holocrons are combined, they would be able to grant the wielder immeasurable knowledge, but at a price. Kanan and Ezra then meet with Maul. Kanan rescues the Ghost crew while Maul combines the Holocrons with Ezra. Kanan manages to interrupt the process. Maul flees, now knowledgeable that someone is still alive. Ezra receives visions of various locations, including "twin suns", but cannot make sense of them, and Kanan assures him they will find the answers.|
|41||4||"The Antilles Extraction"||Saul Ruiz||Gary Whitta||October 8, 2016||304||0.51|
|The Rebellion begins suffering heavy casualties due to Imperial ambushes on their convoys, and they risk running out of pilots. Fortunately, they receive a tip from a new "Fulcrum" that several Imperial cadets at Skystrike Academy are willing to defect. Sabine is selected to infiltrate the academy and she meets and befriends a fellow cadet named Wedge Antilles (Nathan Kress). Ezra and Kanan wait in space with a transport ready to evacuate Sabine once she finds the defectors. Meanwhile, Governor Pryce and Agent Kallus arrive at the academy to root out the defectors. Sabine figures out Wedge is one of the defectors, and assures him that she will get him and his friends Hobbie and Rake to the Rebellion. Pryce then organizes a trap by arranging a training flight in space. Sabine and Wedge take the bait, only to find out their fighters have been sabotaged. Sabine, Wedge, and Hobbie are captured and Rake is killed while Ezra and Kanan are forced to retreat. Pryce attempts to interrogate Sabine, but Sabine manages to knock her out and escape, freeing Wedge and Hobbie as well. Kallus secretly provides assistance to Sabine in order to repay his debt to Zeb. Sabine and Wedge manage to steal a TIE Bomber, rendezvous with Ezra, and return to the Rebel base safely.|
|42||5||"Hera's Heroes"||Mel Zwyer||Nicole Dubuc||October 15, 2016||305||0.40|
|The Ghost crew makes a supply run to the Twi'lek resistance on Ryloth, only to find out from Cham that under Thrawn's leadership, the Imperials have begun to seize the upper hand, and have captured their home and converted it into their headquarters. This also means that their "kalikori", an important family heirloom, is in Imperial hands as well. Determined to retrieve her kalikori, Hera decides to return to her home and infiltrate the Imperial headquarters, she and Ezra sneak into the base while the rest of the crew and Cham distract the Imperial patrols. However, Thrawn predicts Hera's actions and captures her and Ezra, and decides to keep her kalikori for himself, he then arranges a deal with Cham where Hera and Ezra's lives will be spared if Cham turns himself in. However, with Chopper's help, Hera creates a distraction by destroying her home and the Imperial HQ with explosives and everybody escapes on the Ghost. Meanwhile, Thrawn observes the entire event, and impressed with Hera's ingenuity, decides to let the rebels escape. Back on the Ghost, Hera reassures her crew that even though she wasn't able to recover her kalikori, the most important thing is that she's back with her family and friends.|
|43||6||"The Last Battle"||Bosco Ng||Brent Friedman||October 22, 2016||306||0.45|
On a salvage mission to an old Clone Wars battlefield led by Captain Rex, the Ghost crew is captured by a unit of old battle droids, their commander, a Super Tactical Droid, managed to avoid the armywide shutdown command and wants to pit his forces against Rex and the Jedi in order to conclude whether the Separatist or Republic forces are superior once and for all. As Rex, Ezra, and Kanan battle the droids, Chopper manages to sneak away and send a distress signal to Hera and Sabine. However, the Empire also receives the distress call and dispatches an assault force. Rex and the Jedi manage to reach the Super Tactical Droid, and Ezra points out to him that neither the Republic nor the Separatists won the Clone Wars, but were in fact both defeated by the Empire. Ezra also notes that since the Separatists were originally fighting to resist tyranny, the battle droids should naturally oppose the Empire, the Super Tactical Droid sees the logic in Ezra's words, and the Ghost crew and the droids work together to escape the Imperial assault force in a pair of old shuttles. Calculating that the Rebellion has less than 1% chance of succeeding against the Empire, the Super Tactical Droid amicably parts ways with the Rebels. Rex congratulates Ezra for doing what no Senator, Clone, or Jedi ever could: convincing clones and battle droids to set aside their differences.Note: This episode pays homage to its predecessor Star Wars: The Clone Wars as the title logo is stylized after its predecessor and the closing credits theme is the same one from The Clone Wars.
|44||7||"Imperial Supercommandos"||Steward Lee||Christopher Yost||November 5, 2016||307||0.55|
|Sabine continues to try to convince Fenn Rau to have his Protectors formally join the Rebellion, but Fenn remains staunchly loyal to Mandalore. When contact with the Protectors is lost, Sabine, Ezra, and Chopper are sent with Fenn to investigate. However, when they arrive, they find the Protectors base completely destroyed, after they destroy an Imperial probe droid, a squad of Imperial Mandalorians led by Gar Saxon arrive to investigate. Ezra and Chopper are captured while Sabine and Fenn manage to escape. While spying on Gar, Fenn realizes that the Empire intended to destroy him and the Protectors all along, and he decides to join forces with Sabine. Sabine rescues Ezra and Chopper, but Fenn seemingly betrays them when he takes their shuttle and escapes without them. Gar explains how Sabine's defection to the Rebellion caused disgrace to her family, who have now pledged their allegiance to the Empire. Sabine, Ezra, and Chopper try to flee from Gar and his men, and are assisted by Fenn who helps them escape, but not before Sabine defeats Gar in hand to hand combat. Fenn, impressed by Sabine's loyalty to the Rebellion and her friends, decides to officially join the Rebellion.|
|45||8||"Iron Squadron"||Saul Ruiz||Matt Michnovetz||November 19, 2016||308||0.41|
|The Ghost crew arrives at a planet to help evacuate anti-Imperial dissidents. They are assisted by another armed freighter that identifies itself as Iron Squadron. Commander Sato explains that Iron Squadron used to be led by his brother, but he was killed in combat, leaving the squadron under the leadership of his headstrong nephew Mart (Zachary Gordon). While the rest of the crew evacuates the dissidents, Ezra and Sabine board Iron Squadron's ship and meet Mart and his crew. However, they are young and inexperienced, and their hyperspace drive is inoperable. When Thrawn learns of Iron Squadron, he sends a larger force. Ezra, Sabine, and Mart's crew flee while Mart stays behind to try to fight the Imperials but his freighter is disabled, the Ghost crew and Commander Sato return to rescue Mart, and barely manage to escape Thrawn's ambush. Now safe, Mart and his friends decide to join the rebels.|
|46||9||"The Wynkahthu Job"||Mel Zwyer||Gary Whitta||November 26, 2016||309||0.44|
|The Rebels form an uneasy alliance with Hondo in order to break into an abandoned Imperial ship to steal its valuable cargo, with Hondo promising them a shipment of proton bombs in return. However, the cargo ship is dangerously close to a heavy storm, making any salvage attempt hazardous, they enlist the aid of AP-5, but Kanan and Hera are worried that Ezra puts too much trust in Hondo. The group manages to board the ship and finds the cargo they are looking for. However, as they load the cargo onto the Ghost, they are attacked by Imperial Sentry droids which were protecting the ship. Both the Rebels and Hondo's crew manage to narrowly escape the cargo ship before it plunges into the storm, and while the Rebels were able to retrieve most of the proton bombs, Hondo was unable to secure any of the treasure; in addition, Ezra comes to realize how little Hondo cares about his own crew or "business partners".|
|47||10||"An Inside Man"||Steward Lee||Nicole Dubuc||December 3, 2016||311||0.36|
|Ezra and Kanan return to Lothal to scout the Imperial factory there, intending to destroy it. With the help of a local resistance cell led by Azadi, they manage to infiltrate the factory disguised as workers in order to gain intelligence on a new weapon the Empire is developing. However, Thrawn is also present in the factory and locks it down, suspecting rebel spies are sabotaging the vehicles being made there. Ezra, Kanan, and Chopper manage to steal the weapon data, and are assisted by Kallus, who reveals that he is Fulcrum, the three manage to escape the factory in stolen walkers and get the data to the rebels. After analyzing the data, they discover that Thrawn is developing a new type of TIE Fighter: the TIE Defender, which unlike other TIE Fighters, comes equipped with shields. Thrawn deduces that the rebels could not have retrieved the data without help from the inside. However, instead of hunting for the spy, Thrawn decides to wait, intending to use the spy against the rebels.|
|48||11||"Visions and Voices"||Bosco Ng||Brent Friedman||December 10, 2016||310||0.43|
|Ezra is plagued by visions of Maul, who approaches him and Kanan as they consult the Bendu, offering a deal. Maul threatens to reveal Chopper Base to the Empire unless Ezra accompanies him to complete a ritual in order to reveal to both of them the information they sought from the Jedi and Sith holocrons. Maul and Ezra arrive on Dathomir, where they use dark magic to complete their holocron vision—a desert planet with two suns, where what they both seek is located, as the ritual completes, Ezra and Maul are attacked by the spirits of the Nightsister clan. Kanan and Sabine arrive, having tracked Ezra to Dathomir, but they are possessed by the Nightsisters and made to attack Ezra and Maul. Maul escapes, and Ezra uses the Force to push Sabine out of the range of the altar which is the source of the spirits' power, he offers himself to the Nightsisters to free Kanan, but then destroys the altar. As they leave, Sabine grabs the darksaber used by Maul. Kanan asks Ezra about his vision and he reveals that his means to defeat the Sith and the target of Maul's vengeance are one and the same; the Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi.|
|49||12||"Ghosts of Geonosis: Part 1"||Saul Ruiz||Dave Filoni & Steven Melching||January 7, 2017||312||0.56|
|After the legendary Saw Gerrera (Forest Whitaker) and his rebel squad go missing on Geonosis, the Ghost crew is sent to investigate. Ezra, Kanan, Rex, and Chopper split off to search for Saw while Hera, Sabine, and Zeb stay behind to salvage a still operational shield generator. Ezra and his group are rescued from a battle droid ambush by Saw, who explains that the droids killed the rest of his team, and that they were rebuilt by a Geonosian survivor. Ezra, Saw, and the rest of the group pursue the Geonosian and it activates more battle droids which attack Sabine and Zeb. Ezra manages to corner the Geonosian and Saw destroys its control device, disabling all of the battle droids. Saw then begins to interrogate the Geonosian, demanding that it tell him what the Empire was building on Geonosis.|
|50||13||"Ghosts of Geonosis: Part 2"||Mel Zwyer||Dave Filoni & Matthew Michnovetz||January 7, 2017||313||0.57|
|In response to Saw's questions, the Geonosian (nicknamed "Klik-Klak") draws two circles in the dirt. Not understanding what Klik-Klak is trying to say, Saw handcuffs Klik-Klak and forces him to lead them deeper into the ruins. Ezra becomes concerned at the hostility Saw is showing to Klik-Klak, and Rex explains that Saw's sister was killed by a Geonosian-built gunship during the Clone Wars. Meanwhile, an Imperial patrol detects life signs on Geonosis and sends scouts to investigate. Underground, Klik-Klak leads the Rebels to his hideout, where he was protecting a Geonosian Queen egg, the rebels then bring Klik-Klak back to the Ghost, where Saw begins torturing Klik-Klak and threatens to destroy the egg if he does not talk, ignoring the crew's objections. Ezra then points out Saw would be no better than the Empire if he destroys the Geonosians' last chance of survival as a species, causing Saw to reconsider. However, the Imperials send an attack force after the Ghost, forcing it to flee deep underground; in an underground chamber, they find large containers full of poison gas that the Imperials had used to exterminate the Geonosians. Saw decides to give the Geonosians a second chance at survival and lets Klik-Klak go. Klik-Klak flees deeper into the tunnels, the Rebels then try to escape with the gas containers to use them as proof of the Empire's atrocities, but they are lost when they blast their way through an Imperial cruiser. Bail Organa notes that without the containers, there is insufficient evidence for the Senate to act, but the pictures the crew had taken can be used as propaganda to further the Rebel cause. Kanan reminds Ezra that like Saw, not all Rebels fight for the same cause or for the same reasons, but Hera muses that despite her misgivings about him, Saw proved that he was better than the Imperials.|
|51||14||"Warhead"||Bosco Ng||Gary Whitta||January 14, 2017||314||0.37|
|While the rest of the Ghost's crew and Phoenix Squadron are away on an exercise mission, Zeb is left in charge of security at Chopper Base. At the same time, the Empire launches a large number of disguised infiltrator droids throughout the galaxy, and one of these units lands near Chopper Base. Damaged by the Krykna spiders and losing its memory, it is taken in by Zeb, Chopper and AP-5; but after a warning from Agent Kallus about the nature of their foundling, Zeb tries to apprehend it. Once it realizes that it is inside a rebel base, the droid's original programming kicks back in and it adopts combat mode, and cannibalizing the base's droids to repair itself, the infiltrator proves a tough nut to crack, especially since this battle is confined to a storage area filled with explosive ordnance, after a hard struggle, Zeb and the droids manage to take it down before it can transmit its position to the Empire, but the infiltrator activates a self-destruct device inside its chassis. Faced with the prospect of the droid either blowing up the base or the Empire coming to look for it when it fails to report, Zeb instructs AP-5 to set the detonator to stall its countdown until the infiltrator transmits its collected information to the Empire, after reactivation, the droid travels back to its base ship and blasts it apart when it self-destructs; but this event nevertheless gives Grand Admiral Thrawn enough information to narrow down his search for the rebel base.|
|52||15||"Trials of the Darksaber"||Steward Lee||Dave Filoni||January 21, 2017||315||0.48|
|Upon being told by Fenn Rau what status the darksaber Sabine recovered from Dathomir holds among the Mandalorians – especially the prestigious House Vizsla, who once ruled Mandalore – Kanan decides that Sabine should wield it in order to rally the Mandalorians into the ranks of the Rebel Alliance. Sabine, who resents her family, reluctantly agrees to the proposal and retreats with Kanan and Ezra to the Bendu's abode to be trained in the saber's use, but her persisting frustration at the expectations thrust upon her starts to gnaw on Kanan's own patience. Tensions ensue between the two, which culminate in Sabine walking away from her training; but after a talk with Hera and a mutual apology upon Sabine's return, Kanan offers her the darksaber, and the training begins in earnest. As it progresses, Sabine is also forced by Kanan to let loose with her own emotional turmoil, revealing at last the truth about her past; she felt guilty about what the weapons she designed in her time at the Imperial Academy had done to her own people and that she wanted to make up for it by saving them from the Empire's clutches, only to see her own family turning their backs on her due to their fear of the Empire. Upon this difficult confession, Kanan, Ezra and Rau profess their loyalty to Sabine, no matter what course she will eventually choose.|
|53||16||"Legacy of Mandalore"||Mel Zwyer||Christopher Yost||February 18, 2017||317||0.36|
|Sabine, Ezra, Kanan and Rau travel from Atollon to Krownest in the Mandalore sector in order to straighten out matters with Sabine's estranged family. However, the initial reception is quite hostile, since Sabine is still considered a traitor to her family due to her defection from the Empire. Upon being presented with the darksaber, Sabine's mother, Countess Ursa, allows her daughter the benefit of a personal conversation, but is still too fearful of an Imperial reprisal against her people, and her husband held hostage, to join with the Rebellion, and so she decides to sell out the Jedi to Gar Saxon in exchange for Sabine's freedom. Saxon, however, immediately goes back on his word and denounces the entire Clan Wren traitors to the Empire. Clan Wren and the rebels start fighting back against the Imperial collaborators, and wielding Ezra's lightsaber, Sabine engages in a personal duel against Saxon and the darksaber. Sabine emerges victorious, but as she turns away from him and Saxon prepares to shoot her in the back, Ursa kills him instead, thus restoring her broken ties with her daughter. Foreseeing the chaos Mandalore will face with the demise of its Imperial governor, Sabine and Rau decide to stay behind and help restore order, and for Sabine to find the one person who is truly worthy of leading her people into the war against the Empire.|
|54||17||"Through Imperial Eyes"||Saul Ruiz||Nicole Dubuc & Henry Gilroy||February 25, 2017||316||0.42|
|An Imperial light cruiser over Lothal intercepts a shuttle fleeing the planet. On board are Ezra Bridger (disguised as a bounty hunter) and the droids Chopper and AP-5. Ezra tells Agent Kallus that the Rebels believe the Empire has intercepted his last transmission as Fulcrum, and they have come to help him defect if his cover is blown. Grand Admiral Thrawn arrives in his Star Destroyer Chimaera, and informs the officers on board that he has asked Colonel Yularen of the ISB to locate the Rebel spy in their midst. Kallus swaps his code cylinder with that of Lieutenant Lyste, and uses Lyste's credentials to free Ezra and infiltrate Thrawn's office, where the droids erase Atollon from Thrawn's database and transmit clearance codes for Kanan and Rex to rescue them. Lyste, believing Governor Pryce to be the traitor, stuns her as she tries to stop the rebels from leaving, and he is arrested as the spy, with Lyste believed to be Fulcrum, Kallus decides to remain with the Empire—although in conversation with Yularen, Thrawn reveals that he knows Kallus is the spy, and intends to use him to their advantage.|
|55||18||"Secret Cargo"||Bosco Ng||Matt Michnovetz||March 4, 2017||318||0.42|
|The crew of the Ghost waits in a junk field to rendezvous with and refuel a Rebel ship carrying a secret cargo. The Ghost is found by an Imperial infiltrator probe droid, which the crew manages to destroy, but not before it transmits their location to the Empire, the Rebel ship arrives, and the "cargo" is revealed to be Senator Mon Mothma, who is on the run after recently speaking out against the Emperor in the Senate. Two Imperial cruisers arrive, and Ezra joins Gold Squadron to fight off the TIE fighters and disable one of the cruisers, as Mothma and her crew evacuate to the Ghost. Grand Admiral Thrawn surmises that Hera will attempt to escape the sector via the Archeon Nebula, and he sends two Star Destroyers and the prototype TIE Defender to intercept them. Hera manages to destroy two TIEs by flying close to a star, but the Defender survives and manages to destroy most of Gold Squadron except for Ezra and Gold Leader, as the Ghost leaves the nebula, it is caught in a tractor beam by Governor Pryce's Star Destroyer. Ezra and Gold Leader manage to disable the TIE Defender with ion cannons, then exit the nebula and fire their proton torpedoes into it, triggering an explosion which causes massive damage to the Star Destroyers. Escaping into hyperspace, the Ghost brings Mothma to Dantooine, where she transmits a message to all Rebel cells, urging the formation of the Rebel Alliance, as the Ghost crew watches in amazement, dozens of capital ships from around the galaxy drop out of hyperspace in response to the call to rebellion.|
|56||19||"Double Agent Droid"||Steward Lee||Brent Friedman||March 11, 2017||319||0.36|
|Chopper, AP-5, and Wedge are sent on a mission to an Imperial facility to steal access codes for the factory on Lothal. AP-5 manages to successfully locate and steal the codes. Meanwhile, Chopper accesses the Imperial network and draws the attention of the Controller, an Imperial agent who controls an advanced spy ship. Using his ship's capabilities, the Controller remotely seizes control of Chopper, intending to use him to locate the Rebel base, with their mission successful, Chopper, AP-5, and Wedge head back to rendezvous with the Ghost. AP-5 begins to suspect something is wrong when Chopper acts uncharacteristically nice, the rest of the crew thinks AP-5 is just squabbling with Chopper again though Hera begins to have her suspicions as well. The Controller then uses Chopper to lock the crew in the cargo hold while he attempts to hack the Ghost's computer. AP-5 manages to override the door controls, allowing the crew to disable Chopper. Angry that the Imperials have harmed her droid, Hera sends a counter signal back to the Controller, overloading his ship's systems and causing it to explode. Chopper returns to normal and begins bickering with AP-5 again.|
|57||20||"Twin Suns"||Dave Filoni||Dave Filoni & Henry Gilroy||March 18, 2017||320||0.40|
|After receiving a holocron message, Ezra tells the Ghost crew that they must go to Tatooine to save Obi-Wan Kenobi from Maul. The crew refuses, as they believe that Kenobi is dead and the message is a trap set by Maul. Ezra and Chopper sneak away and head to Tatooine, but things go wrong as their ship is destroyed by Tusken Raiders. Guided by the holocron, Ezra and Chopper set off across the desert in search for Kenobi, after several hours of aimless wandering, Chopper runs out of power and shuts down. Ezra is then haunted by visions of Maul, telling him that he failed his loved ones. Shortly afterwards, Ezra passes out. Upon awakening, he finds that Kenobi has rescued him and Chopper. Ezra tries to warn Kenobi that Maul is after him and asks him to help the rebellion. However, Kenobi refuses, and says that he has no intention of fighting Maul, though it is now inevitable, and that the rebellion already has what it needs to fight the Empire, as Maul finds the pair, Kenobi sends Ezra to safety and quickly defeats Maul; before Maul dies, Kenobi reveals to him that he is watching over whom he believes is the Chosen One. Ezra and Chopper return to base on Maul's ship. Ezra tells the rebels that Maul is gone, and apologizes for sneaking away, the episode ends with Kenobi watching a young Luke Skywalker at the Lars moisture farm from a distance.|
|58||21||"Zero Hour: Part 1"||Justin Ridge||Steven Melching||March 25, 2017||321||0.49|
|Various Rebel cells begin gathering at Atollon to prepare for the attack on Lothal. However, Thrawn is aware of the Rebel plans and tells Governor Pryce and Grand Moff Tarkin that The real performance is about to begin and he has already planned a trap for them. Kallus tries to warn the Rebels, but is captured by Thrawn. Thrawn traces Kallus's transmission and determines the Rebel base's location at Atollon. Thrawn sends his fleet to Atollon, which includes two Interdictor Cruisers, with the Interdictors in orbit, it is impossible for the Rebel ships to escape and the fleet is forced to fight a losing battle against the Imperials. Knowing that their only chance is to send someone out to summon the rest of the Rebel fleet, Commander Sato sacrifices himself by crashing his carrier into one of the Interdictors, giving Ezra a window to escape, on Atollon, Kanan attempts to ask the Bendu for help, but the Bendu is reluctant due to its neutral role. Kanan then accuses the Bendu of being a coward, which angers the Bendu and it disappears; in hyperspace, Ezra contacts Mon Mothma for help, but she is unable to send reinforcements due to fear of them getting caught in another of Thrawn's traps. With no options left, Ezra decides to ask Sabine for help.|
|59||22||"Zero Hour: Part 2"||Justin Ridge||Henry Gilroy & Matt Michnovetz||March 25, 2017||322||0.50|
|With the battle going poorly, the Rebels are forced to retreat back to their base on Atollon and activate its shield generator, protecting them from the Imperial fleet's bombardment. Thrawn responds by sending a ground force to assault the base. Ezra reaches Sabine and manages to convince her and Rau to lead a small Mandalorian force to destroy the remaining Interdictor cruiser, which will allow the Rebels to escape. Thrawn's forces manage to breach the base's defenses, but before he can capture the Rebels, the Bendu intervenes, attacking the Imperial forces and distracting them long enough for the Rebels to evacuate, but attacks them as well, at the same time, Ezra and Sabine manage to destroy the Interdictor. Kallus manages to escape imprisonment and ejects in an escape pod to be picked up by the Ghost crew, the Rebel fleet then escapes. Back on the surface, Thrawn manages to incapacitate the Bendu, who warns Thrawn that it has already foreseen his defeat. Refusing to believe this, Thrawn attempts to kill the Bendu, personally, but it disappears before the shot could even hit it, the remaining Rebel fleet leaves to rendezvous with the rest of the Rebellion at Yavin IV, and Hera promises to help Sabine and the Mandalorians on an upcoming mission. Ezra is worried about the massive defeat the Rebellion has suffered, but Kanan points out that it is in fact a victory since they managed to escape, he then tells Ezra that he foresees a future where everybody is free, but that they will have to fight to make it happen.|
Season 4 (2017)
|Title||Directed by||Written by||Original air date ||Prod.
|60||1||"Heroes of Mandalore Part 1"||Steward Lee||Henry Gilroy & Steven Melching||October 16, 2017||401||N/A|
|Sabine, Kanan and Ezra lead Clan Wren in a raid on a Clan Saxon outpost to rescue Sabine’s father who is being held captive by Clan Saxon on behalf of the Empire. The outpost turns out to be a trap to capture Sabine but they are rescued by Lady Bo-Katan of Clan Kryze, as Bo-Katan should have become ruler of Mandalore after her sister, Duchess Satine, was murdered, Sabine attempts to give her the Darksaber but Bo-Katan refuses to accept it. Sabine’s father is to be moved to the capital city for a public execution so Sabine plans to rescue him as he is being transported there, they attack the convoy and succeed in rescuing Sabine’s father, Alrich Wren, who turns out to be as much of an artist as Sabine. Sabine is contacted by her mother just as the Empire reveals a new weapon, the sound of which Sabine recognises, they rush to the site of the attack and find every Mandalorian warrior vaporized. Sabine is devastated as she realises they were killed by a weapon she personally designed for the Empire.|
|61||2||"Heroes of Mandalore Part 2"||Saul Ruiz||Christopher Yost||October 16, 2017||402||N/A|
|Sabine is relieved to find her mother and brother have survived the Empire's attack. As more Imperials arrive, Sabine and her allies are rescued by Clan Kryze, while Bo-Katan and Ezra destroy the pursuing TIE fighters. Saxon shows a recording of the weapon's field test to Thrawn—the weapon superheats an alloy in Mandalorian armor, killing the occupant, but leaving stormtroopers unharmed, at Bo-Katan's camp, her men confront Sabine for her role in the creation of the weapon which she named the Duchess, after Bo-Katan's sister, Satine. Sabine convinces Clan Kryze to join her in a raid on Saxon's Star Destroyer to destroy the weapon, during the assault, Sabine is incapacitated by Saxon, who orders her to adjust to weapon to its full power. She does so, but she instead recalibrates the weapon to target Imperial armor, which stuns the Imperial troops. Sabine slashes the weapon with the Darksaber, breaching its power core and destroying the Star Destroyer, at the Kryze camp, Sabine gives Bo-Katan the Darksaber, making her the true leader of Mandalore.|
|62||3||"In the Name of the Rebellion Part 1"||Sergio Paez||Gary Whitta||October 23, 2017||403||TBD|
|Ezra, Kanan and Sabine arrive on Yavin 4 to join the main group of the Rebel Alliance. Hera's squadron also arrives, having barely survived an Imperial ambush, which Bail Organa attributes to an Imperial communications relay on Jalindi. A droid projects a hologram of Saw Gerrera, who mocks Mon Mothma for her unwillingness to go to any lengths to defeat the Empire, and Mothma angrily responds, refusing to stoop to the violence and extremism committed by Gerrera's cell, she sends the Ghost crew on a mission to intercept the relay's transmissions. Sabine inadvertently connects them to the main channel on an approaching light cruiser, forcing Ezra to impersonate an Imperial officer—unfortunately it is the very officer who is commanding the cruiser, Brom Titus. Sabine calls for Hera to pick them up, as they have been seen, before she can do so, a U-Wing piloted by Gerrera arrives, picks up Ezra and Sabine, then bombs the relay dish, destroying it and the cruiser. Hera demands Gerrera transfer Ezra and Sabine, but he jumps into hyperspace.|
|63||4||"In the Name of the Rebellion Part 2"||Bosco Ng||Matt Michnovetz||October 23, 2017||404||TBD|
|Gerrera convinces Ezra and Sabine to aid him in discovering the secret weapon he is convinced the Empire is working on. They board an Imperial cargo shuttle disguised as a regular civilian spacecraft, and discover a group of prisoner engineers from the planet Coruscant who are being shipped to Jedha for an apparent project. Gerrera insists that this is more evidence of a secret weapon, they also find a giant kyber crystal, which they plan to haul out of there with the prisoners. Chopper attempts to get the prisoners out of harm's way via escape pod, though they are stopped by the Empire. When the plans to get the crystal off of the ship fail, Gerrera blasts it so that it will explode, he calls Two-Tubes to pick him up, and Ezra and Sabine are rescued by the Ghost crew after destroying a massive Star Destroyer. The engineers decide they want to join the Rebel cause, and they head back to Yavin IV.|
|64||5||"The Occupation"||Steward Lee||Christopher Yost||October 30, 2017||405||TBD|
|The rebels are informed by Ryder Azadi that the Empire is building a new and improved version of the TIE Defender. Ezra and the Ghost crew depart for Lothal, using Vizago to smuggle them in because the Empire has severely tightened its grip around the planet and nearly crushed the local rebel cell. Identified and chased, Ezra's crew finds unexpected aid from Ezra's old Academy friend Jay Kell and Azadi himself, who ferry them to safety, but are sorely disappointed to hear that the Rebel Alliance is unable to execute a liberation strike on Lothal.|
|65||6||"Flight of the Defender"||Saul Ruiz||Dave Filoni & Steven Melching||October 30, 2017||406||TBD|
|The Ghost crew scouts an Imperial air field where the new TIE Defender is being tested. Sabine hits upon the idea of stealing its flight data recorder to obtain the information the rebels need about the TIE, but unfortunately Grand Admiral Thrawn appears to witness a combat demonstration of the new fighter. Cornered, Sabine steals the fighter to get herself and Ezra to safety, but due to an installed kill switch the fighter ends up stranded in the hills of Lothal. While hiding the TIE's hyperdrive for later retrieval and then trying to evade the Imperial search parties, Ezra catches several unexpected glimpses of a white Loth-Wolf, a rare predatory species. Eventually, the Loth-Wolf appears before him, sends Sabine to sleep and carries them back to their friends, only to disappear as mysteriously as it appeared, leaving Ezra with a strange parting message to ponder over.|
|66||7||"Kindred"||Sergio Paez||Dave Filoni & Henry Gilroy||November 6, 2017||TBA||TBD|
|Ezra, Jai Kell and Zeb move to secure the TIE Defender's hyperdrive before the Imperial recovery team can find it, but Thrawn has already dispatched an additional helper for the search: Rukh, an assassin and unerringly accurate tracker. As Zeb takes the hyperdrive to safety, Ezra and Jai end up being chased by Rukh; they elude him with much difficulty, but a tracking beacon Rukh attached to their speeder leads Governor Pryce to the Ghost crew's hideout. While Hera and Chopper evacuate to Yavin with the stolen flight recorder, the rest of the rebels face the incoming Imperials to cover their retreat. Just before the two groups clash, the white Loth-Wolf reappears and leads them into a hidden tunnel complex imbued with the Force. Walking mysterious paths, the rebels inexplicably find themselves in a hidden settlement halfway across the planet which was visited in ancient times by the Jedi who erected the secret temple on Lothal, and discover that the Loth-Wolf is a messenger of the Force, here to tell them of a more sinister goal pursued by the Empire.|
|67||8||"Crawler Commandeers"||Bosco Ng||Matt Michnovetz||November 6, 2017||TBA||TBD|
|After the Lothal rebels have taken shelter in the ancient settlement, they discover a Mining Guild ore crawler stripping Lothal's surface for raw materials passing by, and decide to hijack it to establish contact with Hera and the Yavin rebel base with its communicators. However, the crawler's captain manages to shut down the vehicle and raise the alarm, and as Sabine works to reactivate it, Kanan and Zeb discover a number of slaves in the hull, among them Vizago, who was sold to the Guild by the Empire. Working together, the rebels and the former slaves allay an incoming Imperial patrol investigating the distress call and prevent the captain from destroying the crawler; in the meantime, Hera, unwilling to wait any longer, inspires rebel command to conduct an immediate assault on the factory where the TIE Defender is being produced, and after communication is established, Ezra's team agrees to coordinate the impending assault from the planet's surface.|
|68||9||"Rebel Assault"||Steward Lee||Dave Filoni & Steven Melching||November 13, 2017||TBA||TBD|
|Hera and her assault team arrive at Lothal and begin to battle their way past the Imperial blockade, while the Ghost crew on the ground sabotage the anti-aircraft batteries to allow an unhindered attack on the TIE factory at Lothal's capital. However, with Thrawn coordinating the Imperial defenses, the Rebel attack force is annihilated, with only a few survivors - Hera, Chopper and pilot Mart Mattin - managing to reach the surface and regroup safely, as Hera's group attempts to slip out of the city under constant assailment by Rukh, Kanan returns to the capital to look for her, only to be stopped by the Loth-Wolf. Hera manages to open an escape route, but is captured by Rukh before she can use it. Mart and Chopper are then picked up by Kanan and brought to the rebels' hideout.|
|70||11||"One Giant Step Ahead"||TBA||TBA||TBA||TBA||TBD|
|71||12||"Call of the Spectre"||TBA||TBA||TBA||TBA||TBD|
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