Warning! This put up incorporates SPOILERS for Ahsoka episode 5Ahsoka episode 5 featured two main flashbacks to the Clone Wars, although some characters had been lacking in motion. Experiencing a imaginative and prescient via the Power, Ahsoka Tano (Rosario Dawson) reunited with the spirit of her outdated grasp Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen). Trying to full Ahsoka’s Jedi coaching, Anakin took Ahsoka on a journey into her previous, leading to these very thrilling live-action flashbacks to the Clone Wars.
In Ahsoka episode 5, Ahsoka Tano re-experiences each the Battle of Ryloth and the Siege of Mandalore. As such, this youthful model of Ahsoka (performed by Ariana Greenblatt) interacted with Anakin throughout one of many Clone Wars’ very first battles and one in every of its final. Whereas there have been some enjoyable cameos comparable to Temuera Morrison voicing Clone Commander Rex in live-action for the very first time, different characters might have made appearances as properly. Listed below are 10 Star Wars characters lacking from Ahsoka’s Clone Wars flashbacks.
10 Obi-Wan Kenobi
At the beginning, Anakin’s grasp Obi-Wan Kenobi might have made an look through the flashback to the Battle of Ryloth, having taken half within the preliminary floor assault through the intensive marketing campaign as seen in Star Wars: The Clone Wars season 1. Liberating a number of villages within the planet’s southern hemisphere, Obi-Wan Kenobi and his forces of the 212th Assault Battalion freed a number of of the native Twi’lek inhabitants the Separatists had been utilizing as hostages and human shields. Nonetheless, the Battle of Ryloth was successfully a three-pronged assault led by Kenobi, Skywalker, and Jedi Grasp Mace Windu who all led completely different forces throughout the planet.
It stands to cause that Anakin and Ahsoka had been fairly a methods off from the place Obi-Wan had engaged the enemy. Nonetheless, it might have been very thrilling to see Ewan McGregor reprise his function as Obi-Wan all the identical, if just for a quick cameo. Seeing the traditional Jedi trio in live-action would have been extraordinarily satisfying for a number of followers of Clone Wars and Star Wars usually.
9 Commander Cody
In that very same vein, an look from Obi-Wan Kenobi in Ahsoka episode 5 would have doubtless featured Clone Commander Cody of the 212th as properly. A dependable and trusted commander, Cody is a fan-favorite clone trooper who tragically fires upon Kenobi with the activation of Order 66 throughout Revenge of the Sith. As a clone, Cody would have been performed by Temuera Morrison as properly. That being mentioned, Commander Cody lately acquired a return to Star Wars with a redemptive arc in The Dangerous Batch season 2 set through the early days of the Empire’s reign.
8 Waxer & Boil
Waxer and Boil had been two troopers of the 212th who had been prominently featured through the Battle of Ryloth. Discovering a misplaced Twi’lek lady named Numa, the troopers took it upon themselves to guard her till she may very well be reunited along with her household. Years later, Numa would go on to hitch the Ryloth resistance towards the Empire as seen in Star Wars Rebels, having been impressed by these two clones from her childhood. Nonetheless, the shortage of Waxer and Boil in Ahsoka is probably going as a result of similar cause why Kenobi and Cody weren’t featured within the flashbacks both.
7 Mace Windu
Whereas Skywalker and Kenobi had their respective conflicts throughout Ryloth, Jedi Grasp Mace Windu was tasked with liberating Ryloth’s capital metropolis of Lessu and taking out key Separatist management. Having been engaged elsewhere, it is sensible that Windu was not featured in Ahsoka episode 5. That being mentioned, Samuel L. Jackson not returning to reprise his traditional Star Wars function is sort of as tragic as the shortage of Obi-Wan, if no more so contemplating McGregor simply made a return as Kenobi along with his personal Disney+ collection.
6 Cham Syndulla
An look from Cham Syndulla would have been very thrilling. The chief of the native Twi’lek resistance towards the Separatists which finally was resisting the Empire, Cham led the cost to take again Lessu alongside Windu through the Clone Wars. Nonetheless, his standing as Hera Syndulla’s father would have made an look in Ahsoka a really cool nod to the current the place Ahsoka and Hera are allies nonetheless preventing to keep up a tyranny-free galaxy.
5 Darth Maul
Leaping forward to the Siege of Mandalore on the Clone Wars’ finish, a brand new live-action look from the previous Sith Lord Maul would have been enormous. Though Anakin and Obi-Wan needed to return to Coruscant to avoid wasting Chancellor Palpatine (as seen in Revenge of the Sith), Anakin cut up the 501st Legion with one half changing into the brand new 332nd Firm. Led by Commander Rex, Ahsoka joined the battle to free Mandaore regardless of now not being a Jedi at this level within the Star Wars timeline.
It was right here the place Ahsoka dueled and defeated Maul who’d taken over the planet as seen in Clone Wars season 7. Nonetheless, even a quick look from Maul would have doubtless distracted from the continuing lesson Anakin’s spirit was attempting to show Ahsoka via this go to to the previous. Regardless, one might think about the same execution being finished as was seen on the finish of Solo: A Star Wars Story the place Maul was portrayed by Ray Park whereas being voiced by Sam Witwer.
4 Gar Saxon
In Star Wars Rebels, Gar Saxon was the Viceroy of Mandalore appointed by the Empire to maintain the world in line (previous the Empire’s eventual Purge of Mandalore). Nonetheless, through the Clone Wars Saxon was a prime lieutenant in service to Maul and his planetary takeover, carrying crimson and black armor with horns on his helmet impressed by Maul himself. Whereas there have been loads of Maul’s Mandalorian tremendous commandos with spiked helmets and crimson armor in Ahsoka episode 5, none had Saxon’s distinct yellow visor or accents.
The dearth of an look from Gar Saxon is kind of a disgrace, as it might have meant that the late Ray Stevenson would have had two roles in Ahsoka, firstly as Darkish Jedi Baylan Skoll and secondly as Saxon (having voiced the animated character in each Clone Wars and Rebels). A quick look from the Mandalorian villain might have logically occurred as properly. As seen in The Clone Wars season 7, Saxon fought proper in the midst of the battle in contrast to Maul who remained above the carnage, ready to duel Ahsoka within the throne room that after belonged to Duchess Satine Kryze.
3 Rook Kast
Rook Kast was one other Mandalorian lieutenant in Maul’s service who was noticeably absent in Ahsoka’s Siege of Mandalore flashback. Like Gar Saxon, she too had a definite yellow visor and fought in the midst of the Clone Wars battle. Nonetheless, it appears as if the flashback was solely large enough to function a live-action look from Clone Commander Rex because the 332nd step by step overtook Maul’s forces.
2 Bo-Katan Kryze
Having led her personal Mandalorian forces alongside Ahsoka and Rex to help the 332nd through the Clone Wars, it is stunning that Katee Sackhoff did not reprise her function as Bo-Katan Kryze within the Siege of Mandalore flashback. Contemplating how distinguished she’s changing into in live-action with appearances in The Mandalorian season 2 and a serious function taking again Mandalore from Moff Gideon in The Mandalorian season 3, an look from Kryze and her Nite Owls ought to have been potential. Once more, it appears the choice was made to maintain the main target totally on Anakin and Ahsoka (which was in all probability for the very best).
1 Ursa Wren
Certainly one of Bo-Katan’s Nite-Owls through the Siege of Mandalore was none apart from Ursa Wren, mom of Ahsoka Tano’s apprentice Sabine Wren. Not in contrast to Cham Syndulla and Hera, seeing Ursa Wren would have highlighted the continuing legacy of resistance and revolt throughout bloodlines within the Star Wars galaxy. At any price, the one Mandalorians to be seen in Ahsoka’s flashbacks had been those that selected to serve Maul.
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