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The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes 

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Updated May 4, 2020 7.6k votes 553 voters 10.6k views 133 items

List Rules Vote up your favorite episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

The best episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars show why it had so much love from viewers it was brought back for a seventh and final season, but which episodes really stand out? Do you like "The Wrong Jedi" the best, or is "ARC Troopers" your favorite episode of Clone Wars? Was the final episode "Victory and Death" the proper ending to Clone Wars? With so many memorable episodes of the show, it's hard to trust just one person's opinion of what the top Clone Wars episodes of all time are. Using this list, we can determine once and for all what the best episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars are, let's rank every Star Wars: The Clone Wars episode from best to worst.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars is set in the Star Wars galaxy during the three years between the prequel films Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. Star Wars: The Clone Wars first premiered as a feature film then debuted on Cartoon Network October 3, 2008. After the fifth season ended in 2012, a sixth season was picked up by Netflix in 2014 and the final episodes of Clone Wars aired on Disney+. The stories and characters from the show lived on between episodes in comic books, novels and video games.

Vote up your favorite episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and vote down any episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be difficult to put one Clone Wars episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like. This list includes "Plan of Dissent," "Revenge," "Rise of Clovis," and more. What is the best Clone Wars episode of all time? Look below and find out.

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The Lawless is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes

Original Airing: February 2, 2013

Season 5, Episode 16

Maul sets a trap for Obi-Wan by capturing Satine. When his plan works, Maul becomes power-mad.

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The Wrong Jedi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes

Original Airing: March 2, 2013

Season 5, Episode 20

Prosecution begins for Ahsoka in the High Courts after the Jedi Council expels her from the Jedi Order. As Padmé fights to prove Ahsoka's innocence, Anakin searches for information hoping to relieve Ahsoka of her charges and find the truth behind the crimes against the Jedi Order and the Republic.

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Darkness on Umbara is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 7, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Season 4

Original Airing: October 28, 2011

Season 3, Episode 7

The clones face a deadly mission to take control of the Umbaran capitol while under the temporary command of Pong Krell.
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Revenge is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 22, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Season 4

Original Airing: March 16, 2012

Season 4, Episode 22

Fueled by pure hatred, Darth Maul and his brother Savage Opress set out to take revenge on the Jedi who killed him: Obi-Wan Kenobi. Kenobi receives the aid of an unlikely ally - Asajj Ventress.
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Rookies is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 5, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Season 1

Original Airing: October 24, 2008

Season 1, Episode 5

Alone on a distant outpost, clone officers Rex and Cody must inspire their rookie unit to believe in themselves to stave off a Droid Commando invasion.
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Landing at Point Rain is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 5, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) - Season 2

Original Airing: December 13, 2009

Season 2, Episode 5

Believe in yourself or no one else will. Anakin, Ahsoka and Ki-Adi-Mundi lead a landing party to destroy a droid factory on Geonosis.
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ARC Troopers is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 2, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) - Season 3

Original Airing: September 17, 2010

Season 3, Episode 2

After receiving important insider intelligence data warning of a Separatist attack on Kamino, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker arrive to save this important stronghold of the Old Republic. ...more
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The Citadel is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 18, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) - Season 3

Original Airing: February 18, 2011

Season 3, Episode 18

Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin lead a rescue team deep into a heavily guarded Separatist prison in an effort to rescue a captive Jedi, but they get trapped by droids and are introduced to the ...more
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Carnage of Krell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 10, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Season 4

Original Airing: November 18, 2011

Season 4, Episode 10

With two of his men facing execution for disobeying orders, Captain Rex is forced to confront his overly aggressive commander, General Krell, in the conclusion to the action-packed battle for ...more
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The Jedi Who Knew Too Mu... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes

Original Airing: February 16, 2013

Season 5, Episode 18

Ahsoka Tano is blamed for the murder of Letta Turmond, a key suspect in the bombing, and is detained by Admiral Tarkin. Despite Anakin's best efforts to exonerate her, she is forced to escape the military prison where she is interred and flee into the Coruscant underworld to find the actual perpetrator and prove her innocence.

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The Box is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 17, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Season 4

Original Airing: February 3, 2012

Season 4, Episode 17

Moralo Eval brings Cad Bane and Obi-Wan Kenobi (disguised as Rako Hardeen) to Count Dooku's palace on Serenno. Along with ten other bounty hunters, Kenobi and Bane are placed in The Box, a ...more
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Plan of Dissent is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 9, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Season 4

Original Airing: November 11, 2011

Season 3, Episode 9

After the Republic conquers an Umbaran airbase, General Krell orders Rex and his men on towards the heavily fortified capital. Realizing there's a better plan, several clone troopers disobey ...more
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Clone Cadets is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 1, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) - Season 3

Original Airing: Sep 17 2010

Season 3, Episode 1

Five headstrong clone cadets of Domino Squad struggle to complete their training on the ocean planet of Kamino. Unable to work together as a team, they must learn to embrace their future as ...more
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Orders is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 4, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Season 6

Original Airing: March 7, 2014

Season 6, Episode 4

Fives is still trying to find answers regarding the mysterious actions of clone cadet Tup. Hoping to personally speak with chancellor Palpatine, Fives finds himself suddenly accused of trying to ...more
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Massacre is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 19, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Season 4

Original Airing: February 24, 2012

Season 4, Episode 19

Count Dooku is determined to have revenge against the Nightsisters of Dathomir after their betrayal with Savage Opress. General Grievous launches an all-out droid attack against the ...more
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Witches of the Mist is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 14, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) - Season 3

Original Airing: January 21, 2011

Season 3, Episode 14

Anakin and Obi-Wan, sent to track down the mysterious figure behind the deaths of several Jedi, soon find themselves on the trail of the monstrous apprentice that Ventress has created: Savage ...more
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Grievous Intrigue is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 9, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) - Season 2

Original Airing: January 17, 2010

Season 2, Episode 9

For everything you gain, you lose something else. A Jedi Master is taken hostage and tortured by General Grievous. Anakin, Obi-Wan and Adi Gallia devise a daring rescue plan, but they soon ...more
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The Lair of General Grie... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 10, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Season 1

Original Airing: December 12, 2008

Season 1, Episode 10

Kit Fisto and Nahdarr Vebb, chasing Nute Gunray, enter the sanctuary of General Grievous, on the Vassek moon.
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Nightsisters is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 12, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) - Season 3

Original Airing: Jan 07 2011

Season 3, Episode 12

Darth Sidious orders Count Dooku to eliminate his apprentice, Asajj Ventress. Ventress survives Dooku's assassination attempt, and flees to the planet of Dathomir to enlist her kinswomen - the ...more
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Deception is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 15, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Season 4

Original Airing: January 20, 2012

Season 4, Episode 15

Obi-Wan fakes his own death and goes undercover in a Republic prison, in order to gather information on a plot to kidnap Chancellor Palpatine from a convict named Moralo Eval. While there, he ...more
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Hidden Enemy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 16, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Season 1

Original Airing: February 6, 2009

Season 1, Episode 16

Anakin and Obi-Wan suspect a traitor is in their midst while on a mission to liberate a planet from a Separatist siege.
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Escape from Kadavo is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 13, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Season 4

Original Airing: January 6, 2012

Season 4, Episode 13

Anakin tries to convince the Zygerrian Queen that she too is a slave and pawn in an evil Separatist plot. Meanwhile, Obi-Wan toils in the slave camps of Kadavo, a grim situation that grows ...more
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Voyage of Temptation is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 13, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) - Season 2

Original Airing: September 4, 2010

Season 2, Episode 13

Fear not for the future, weep not for the past. As the Jedi and their clones defend Duchess Satine from assassination attempts, Anakin discovers that Obi-Wan and the Duchess have a history
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Citadel Rescue is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 20, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars (2008) - Season 3

Original Airing: March 11, 2011

Season 3, Episode 20

After their ship and only way off the planet is destroyed, Anakin and Obi-Wan must lead the escaped prisoners across Lola Sayu's perilous landscape as Plo Koon commands a task force of four ...more
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Hostage Crisis is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Episodes
Episode: 22, Season: Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Season 1

Original Airing: March 20, 2009

Season 1, Episode 22

To free crime lord Ziro the Hutt, bounty hunters seize control of the Senate Building and take hostages -- completely unaware that Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker is still inside. This episode ...more