Episode: "Landing at Point Rain"
Series: Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Season 2, Episode 5
Original Air Date: November 4, 2009
In "Landing at Point Rain," our Jedi friends lead an attack on a droid factory on Geonosis. The story is essentially one long battle sequence, not really my thing. Obviously, Clone Wars and, for that matter, Star Wars are going to involve a battle or two but if that were all there were to the saga, it wouldn't hold much interest for me. Plus, once again, there is Anakin's and Ahsoka's apparent callousness to the fact that their own clone troopers are dying around them while they crack wise and compare kill tallies, a la Legolas and Gimli.
Even though this episode wasn't my favorite, there are a few nice moments. Anakin leads a crew on a mission to disable a shield generator in order to make way for an aerial assault, foreshadowing Return of the Jedi. Also, Jedi Master Ki-Adi-Mundi brings a welcome bit of perspective to Anakin and Ahsoka at tale's end.
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