Star Wars fan... and so I do find the Star Wars Rebels over
on Disney XD thrilling too... blame it on the little kid inside
quick catch-up before you watch the new season premiere on
Saturday, 15 October, 8am on Disney XD (Astro Ch
617 & 637), with 5 things you need to know and a handy
timeline to keep you on track!
Animation on Disney XD that covers the events that take
place fourteen years after Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge
of the Sith and five years before Star Wars: Episode IV - A
the galaxy, while the last of the Jedi Knights are being
tracked down by Darth Vader’s Imperial army. However,
hope remains as the fledgling Rebel force takes form against
Star Wars Rebels by first catching up on the full Star Wars
saga as shown in the movies and on Disney XD!
STAR WARS: EPISODE II - Attack of The Clones
Clone Wars progresses, as well as suspicion among the Jedi
Council regarding the Chancellor’s allegiance. Anakin is
then asked to spy on the chancellor but the Council’s refusal
to grant him the rank of Jedi Master leads to resentment.
Anakin soon embraces the Dark Side, fuelled by bitterness
and manipulated by the fear of losing his wife Padmé, who,
unknown to him, gives birth to twins. A confrontation
between Anakin and Obi-Wan leads to serious injuries;
Darth Sidious saves his life, marking the ‘birth’ of the Sith
Lord Darth Vader.
captain of a ship called Ghost, Hera Syndulla, and her motley
crew – Sabine Wren, Zeb Orrelios, Chopper the droid, and
Kanan Jarrus who is an undercover Jedi. Together they
traverse planet Lothal and the surrounding Outer Rim,
learning about the growing rebellion and their role in
resisting the Imperial army while Ezra is trained in the ways
of The Force by Kanan.
larger Rebellion taking place on planets like Garel and Lasat.
They receive a call for help from Minister Maketh Tua, who
convinces the Rebels to help her defect from the Galactic
Empire in exchange for vital Imperial secrets. They return to
Lothal only to find it under Imperial siege and soon have
their first encounter with the Dark Lord of the Sith, Darth
Princess Leia leads the Rebel Alliance, hiding the Death Star
blueprints in the astromech droid R2-D2 before being
captured by Darth Vader. An adopted farmhand Luke
Skywalker discovers the droid on Tatooine and embarks on a
mission with Obi-Wan Kenobi to deliver the plans to the
Rebels, hiring smuggler Han Solo and his ship the
Millennium Falcon. The Rebels then identify a weakness in
the Death Star, planning a successful assault and destroying
the Death Star.
Calrissian, rescue Han Solo from Jabba the Hutt while the
Galactic Empire constructs a second Death Star in order to
crush the Rebel Alliance once and for all. The Rebel Fleet
launches a full-scale attack on the Death Star while Luke
struggles to bring his father, Darth Vader, back from the Dark
Side of the Force. In the fight, Vader chooses to save his son,
killing the Emperor and dying from his wounds, bringing an
end to the Empire's hold over the galaxy.
STAR WARS: The Force Awakens
all...be sure to catch the premiere of STAR WARS
REBELS Season 3 this Saturday, 15 October, 8am on
Disney XD (Astro Ch 617 & 637)!