Critic Consensus: Though its character building leaves something to be desired, "Chapter 1" is a visual feast with enough sense of adventure to inspire hope that the force may be strong with The Mandalorian.
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Critic reviews for Chapter 1
[The premiere is] good enough to keep me watching, forgettable enough that I doubt I'll want to watch this specific episode again.
The impressive production values, however, can't cover up a relatively skimpy plot. "Chapter 1" of The Mandalorian is a thin piece of setup stretched over 38 minutes.
"The Mandalorian," though, is a well-crafted, compelling series that's the perfect ambassador for Disney Plus - an old favorite wrapped in a new story that leaves you hungry for the next episode.
Every screen shot locks you comfortably into the familiar "Star Wars" canon, but somehow it all feels fresh and new.
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