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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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News & Interviews for Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Season 1
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.
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.
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.
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.
Audience Reviews for Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Season 1
Hits the ground running after the terrible setup movie
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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