The bright blue version of The Clone Wars logo at the start of this episode was fun – a nod to R2-D2, just as they’ve used a red version for the Darth Maul-centric episode. Unfortunately, what followed that logo was… less than fun.
This episode just didn’t work. It’s not that The Clone Wars can’t do a light-hearted, humorous storyline, but this one fall flat.
Colonel Meebur Gascon wasn’t funny. And WAC-47 reallywasn’t funny. Just a week before, The Clone Wars went for a classic bit of cartoon slapstick (Byph running in place as he was held back) and I loved it – but when WAC walked into a wall, while boasting about his abilities, it felt obvious and tired. They say comedy is timing and the timing was off in this one. Read More...