Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Season 1 - Rotten Tomatoes

Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Season 1 (2008-2009)




Critic Consensus: With an agreeably entertaining first season, Star Wars: The Clone Wars opens a fun, kid-friendly chapter of the franchise's sprawling mythology.


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Series 1 opens while the King of the planetary system Toydaria and Yoda are negotiating a new treaty, Asajj Ventress and the Separatist Droid Army attack.


Matt Lanter
as Anakin Skywalker
Ashley Eckstein
as Ahsoka Tano
James Arnold Taylor
as Obi-Wan Kenobi
Dee Bradley Baker
as Clone Troopers
Matthew Wood
as Battle Droids
Catherine Taber
as Padmé Amidala
George Takei
as Lok Durd
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Critic Reviews for Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Season 1

All Critics (19) | Top Critics (8)

At a generous estimate, the eternal light-sabre battles fall victim to the law of diminishing returns, even for children, after 40 minutes - which leaves nearly an hour of boredom.

October 7, 2018 | Full Review…

The prequels might have been worth it, if it meant we also got this.

July 5, 2018 | Full Review…

The new series aspires to the level of a virtual-reality game. That's both the source of its great visual charm and the key to its emptiness, which is too dull to get worked up about.

November 9, 2015 | Full Review…
Top Critic

Moreover, The Clone Wars did more to set the stage for Anakin's inevitable turn to the Dark Side than any moment in the films.

May 22, 2018 | Full Review…

The animation has improved [and] is more emotionally resonant. The CG is actually really good for a television show... and they introduced quite a bit of really interesting expanded universe storylines that you can actually get really invested in.

May 1, 2018 | Rating: B+ | Full Review…

The Clone Wars will certainly polarise Star Wars fans, but if you can lose the baggage it offers fairly solid entertainment.

April 26, 2018 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Season 1


Hits the ground running after the terrible setup movie


Super Reviewer


While the first season is somewhat uneven, Star Wars: The Clone Wars benefits from a stronger focus then it's theatrical film and some stellar stand alone episodes to give both newcomers and older fans a great time.


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