Events that occur
approximately 22 years before Episode IV: A New Hope.
Season 1 | Season 2 (2009-2010)
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4 | Season
With the fate of the galaxy still hanging in
the balance, the heroes of the Republic, including the valiant Jedi
Knights and their loyal clone troopers, fight bravely to repel the
attacks of the evil Separatists and their droid army. Adding to the
turmoil new creatures pose new threats and create further chaos.
To accompany the second season of The Clone
Wars TV series, StarWars.com released a Web Comic
(Act on Instinct) that, unlike the
individual Season One Web Comics
which were lead-ins to each episode, was a stand-alone story. As of April
2014 this comic story is classed as
Legends. It was available via StarWars.com
for online reading but has subsequently been removed.
All 22 TV episodes are now available on DVD and
high definition Blu-ray
disc released through Warner Bros. Home
Episodes are listed in original
broadcast order, a chronological story-telling order is included in
the Saga Timeline.
|Season 2 Episodes
- Holocron Heist
Cad Bane has been hired by Darth
Sidious to steal a Jedi holocron. The holocrons, data storage
systems that can only be opened through the Force, are protected
within a vault inside the Jedi Temple. Recruiting a changeling
posing as a Jedi in his plot, Bane infiltrates the building's
security systems and leads Anakin, Obi-Wan and Ahsoka on a
- Cargo of Doom
Anakin and Ahsoka travel to the planet
Devaron in pursuit of Cad Bane, who has stolen a Jedi holocron.
Bane has captured Jedi Master Bolla Ropal, keeper of the Kyber
crystal, which will reveal data on every known Force-sensitive
child in the galaxy when combined with the holocron. Failing to
force Ropal to open the holocron, Bane needs another Jedi.
Capturing Ahsoka, the bounty hunter forces Anakin to open the
holocron to save his Padawan. The holocron's secrets revealed,
Bane attempts an escape, but appears to be killed by a clone.
Anakin, however, still senses Bane's presence in the Force...
- Children of the Force
Cad Bane has stolen a Jedi
holocron which holds the secret locations of the galaxy's
Force-sensitive children. Bane is tasked by Darth Sidious to
kidnap several of the children to train as Sith spies. On one
such kidnapping attempt, Bane is captured by Anakin and Ahsoka
and brought before Obi-Wan and Mace Windu to have his mind
probed. Unable to resist the combined Force powers of the Jedi,
Bane agrees to lead Kenobi and Windu to his hidden base while
Anakin and Ahsoka venture to Mustafar to save the stolen
children from Darth Sidious' evil plot.
- Senate Spy
The Jedi Council suspects that
Senator Rush Clovis, an InterGalactic Banking Clan delegate and
former colleague of Padmé Amidala, may be working for the
Separatists. Against Anakin's wishes, the Council asks Padmé if
she would accompany Rush to Cato Neimoidia to uncover any clues
regarding the Senator's true allegiances. Padmé agrees, feeling
that her past relationship with the Senator, which for a time
had been romantic until she ended it, might give her an
advantage in the investigation. Fending off Anakin's jealousy,
as well as an attempt on her life by Neimoidian Lott Dod, Padmé
successfully reveals Clovis to be conspiring with the
Separatists to build a military droid factory on Geonosis.
- Landing at Point Rain
Anakin, Obi-wan, and
Ki-Adi-Mundi lead an invasion to stop Poggle the Lesser and the
Geonosians from rebuilding their droid army. Things go terribly
awry when Geonosian forces shoot down the Republic ships, which
crash off-course. Under mounting pressure to accomplish their
mission, Anakin, Obi-Wan, and Ki-Adi-Mundi each have their own
set of challenges to overcome: hordes of enemy troops, deadly
traps, unforgiving terrain, and a massive energy shield.
- Weapons Factory
Anakin, Ahsoka, Luminara Unduli
and her Padawan, Barriss Offee, lead a mission to destroy a
droid factory on Geonosis. But Poggle the Lesser has other plans
as he deploys his newest weapon, the indestructible super tanks.
Desperate to accomplish their mission before the foundry comes
online, the Jedi devise a daring plan in which Anakin and
Luminara will act as decoys, diverting the super tanks, while
Ahsoka and Barriss infiltrate the plant via a labyrinth of
catacombs beneath the city. The plan is risky. The stakes are
high. It's their only option, but are the Padawans up to the
- Legacy of Terror
After a battle to destroy a new
droid factory on Geonosis, Jedi Master Luminara Unduli
disappears while tracking Poggle the Lesser. Obi-Wan and Anakin
lead a platoon of clone troopers in search of her. Following her
trail, our heroes descend deep into the lair of Karina the
Great. To their horror, they learn that the hive is alive and
teeming with undead defenders. Apparently, Karina can reanimate
and control her subjects. Will Obi-Wan and Anakin overcome
Karina's undead horde and find Luminara before it's too late?
- Brain Invaders
Medical supplies are desperately
needed for a crucial Republic battlefront. While the Jedi
Knights transport Poggle the Lesser as a prisoner to Coruscant,
the Padawans Barriss Offee and Ahsoka Tano are dispatched to
escort the medical frigate to its destination. When Geonosian
brain worms take control of the clone troopers aboard their
supply ship, Ahsoka and Barriss must battle to stop the vessel
from unleashing the deadly plague upon the galaxy.
- Grievous Intrigue
Jedi Master Eeth Koth is taken
hostage and tortured by General Grievous. Anakin Skywalker,
Obi-Wan Kenobi and Adi Gallia devise a daring rescue plan, but
they soon realize the General has a plan of his own. The Jedi
Knights and the Separatist general try to outmaneuver each other
in a ship-to-ship and hand-to-hand battle high over the planet
- The Deserter
General Grievous is shot down over
Saleucami and crash lands in the wilderness. Obi-Wan leads an
expedition to find the droid general. Rex is injured during the
search, and must recover in a local farmer's barn, but he is
shocked to discover the farmer is a clone deserter.
- Lightsaber Lost
During an assignment in the
Coruscant underworld, a wily pickpocket steals Ahsoka's
lightsaber. Ahsoka enlists the help of an ancient Jedi, Tera
Sinube, to track down her weapon and reclaim her honor.
- The Mandalore Plot
Alarming rumors about the
peace-abiding Duchess Satine of Mandalore prompt Obi-Wan to
investigate the secluded planet. Satine wants to keep Mandalore
neutral in the Clone Wars, but the actions of a violent splinter
group, Death Watch, threaten to push the planet towards war.
- Voyage of Temptation
Duchess Satine travels from
Mandalore to Coruscant on a diplomatic mission, with Obi-Wan
Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker and a team of troopers to defend her.
As her luxurious starship, Coronet, makes its way through
hyperspace, the Jedi must stop several assassination attempts,
and Anakin discovers that Obi-Wan and the Duchess have a history
- Duchess of Mandalore
On Coruscant, word reaches
Duchess Satine that Death Watch is mobilizing, sparking a
pre-emptive Republic invasion. On the run from Republic
authorities, Satine and Obi-Wan set off to discover the group's
- Senate Murders
When Senator Onaconda Farr dies
under suspicious circumstances and the local Inspector appears
incompetent, Padmé; sets out to find the person who poisoned her
mentor. Following a trail of clues, Padmé and Bail Organa delve
into a dangerous world of backstabbing, lies, and secrets
controlled by the powerful Senators Mee Deechi and Halle
Burtoni. Padmé's search forces her to risk her career and ideals
but the true identity of the assassin is even more destructive
than she could imagine.
- Cat and Mouse
A Separatist blockade surrounds
Christophsis. Anakin's fleet is tasked with deploying relief
supplies to the surface but they are massively out-gunned and
out-maneuvered by the skillful Admiral Trench. Obi-Wan arrives
and unveils the Republic's new weapon: a stealth ship. The
stealth ship is the last hope at besting the cunning Separatist
fleet commander and aiding the battered people of Christophsis.
- Bounty Hunters
Anakin, Obi-Wan, and Ahsoka crash
on Felucia and seek aid from the local spice farmers only to
learn that the farmers are the ones who are in real need. Beset
by Hondo Ohnaka and his band of pirates who plan to steal their
crop, the farmers have contracted four deadly bounty hunters to
protect their wares. In an unlikely partnership, the Jedi must
work with the farmers' hired guns to beat back Hondo and his
- The Zillo Beast
Desperate to turn the tide of a
fierce battle on Malastare and win a strategic alliance with the
Dugs, Chancellor Palpatine orders the Jedi to drop the
Republic's newest super-weapon, an untested electro proton bomb.
Unfortunately, the bomb's blast awakens an ancient and fearsome
Zillo Beast, a monster of legendary size and ferocity. Now the
Jedi must contain this deadly creature despite the interference
of the bloodthirsty Dugs, who have their own agenda.
- The Zillo Beast Strikes Back
order, Republic forces transport a fearsome Zillo Beast back to
Coruscant for scientific study. Eager to extract the beast's
secrets for military gain, Palpatine orders his lead scientist
to examine, and subsequently, kill the monster. Filled with pain
and anger, the Zillo Beast escapes from the lab and begins
devastating the city. Soon, Anakin, Padmé, and Palpatine find
themselves pursued by the beast while the Jedi fight to contain
it. In a climactic showdown, the Jedi are faced with having to
save the lives of millions of innocents on Coruscant by
destroying the Zillo Beast, the last of its kind.
- Death Trap
Determined to kill Jedi Master Mace
Windu, young Boba Fett poses as a clone cadet and sneaks aboard
a Jedi cruiser to plant a bomb in Windu's quarters. But Boba's
plan goes awry when the blast fails to kill Mace and, suddenly,
every clone aboard is looking for the saboteur. Boba destroys
the ship's reactor to create a distraction and, soon, the entire
cruiser begins to break apart. Unaware that Boba is the culprit,
Boba's new cadet comrades save his life but is he too obsessed
with revenge to do the same for them?
- R2 Come Home
Boba Fett and his band of bounty
hunters lead Anakin and Mace into a deadly trap on Vanqor. It's
up to R2-D2 to journey back to Coruscant and warn the Jedi of
their brethrens' peril. Battling beast and bounty hunter along
the way, the trusty droid finally communicates his warning to
Ahsoka and Plo Koon, who rush to Vanqor to save Mace and Anakin
from a fiery death.
- Lethal Trackdown
Following a nefarious attempt
to murder Anakin Skywalker and Mace Windu on Vanqor, Boba Fett
and Aurra Sing go into hiding. Jedi Master Plo Koon and Ahsoka
Tano set out to capture the bounty hunters. While combing
through the lower depths of the Coruscant underworld, Plo and
Ahsoka finally learn that Fett and his group are hiding out on
Florrum. In a dramatic showdown, Fett is abandoned by Aurra
Sing, leaving young Boba angry and bitter in Republic custody.
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