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

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

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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.

Cast

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 (15) | Top Critics (6)

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

The animated adventures are supposed to expand on the time that occurred between movies, giving us a look at the much anticipated, but never seen, Clone Wars. Instead, they kind of make me wish that era was still shrouded in secrecy.

March 10, 2020 | Rating: 1.5/5 | Full Review…

While there's nothing particularly surprising about this show, it's fun overall, and the animation is beautiful.

March 10, 2020 | Rating: 3/5 | 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…

It has a ton of great action and adventure, is increasingly great to look at, and has had some surprisingly effective character moments. It's flawed to be sure, but it has proven it can really deliver when it's firing on all cylinders.

October 30, 2015 | Rating: 7.7/10 | Full Review…

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…

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

½

Hits the ground running after the terrible setup movie

BrendanO.

Super Reviewer

½

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.

MatthewM.

Super Reviewer

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