Ok, for real, a red Death Watch repaint would just be so easy, Hasbro. SO EASY. I guarantee you would not lose money. Listen to me!
SO much to love about this episode, the aerial Mando combat, the Sith duel, the spectacular death of The Twilight, they couldn't have packed much more in if they tried. And yeah, they probably should have tried, about 6 episodes would have felt right for all this.
So passes Satine, pretty sure the character with the most lines in the history of the show who was never rendered in plastic. My collection will forever be incomplete without her. Ditto Bo Katan.
What I loved: all the aformentioned stuff, bittersweet seeing the Twilight go out like that, and with it, the symbolic chances of ever seeing this made in plastic. Definitely feels like they are tying up loose threads before the ROTS transition. I wonder how many episodes we'll be getting in Season Six?
Really cool to see the Mandos in all their glory, gave me a new appreciation for a bunch of dudes I always felt seemed a little overhyped. But seriously, you guys have the most inept prison system in the universe. Frigging Jar Jar could have busted Satine out of that joint apparently. Maybe try those magic "brace shields" that seem to work so well in ROTS?
The Sith Duel was pure fanboy cream dream, but impossible not to love, especially the part where Oppress gets nailed. I had to re-watch that at least 3-4 times. I was almost waiting for a Highlander-esque "there can be only two!" line from Sidious right there. Which would have been entirely appropriate with Clancy Brown and all, but I digress.
Maul begging didn't bother me so much, dude seems kinda broken still after all those years in exile, gotta wonder what Sidious has in mind for him though. I have to think they tie up that loose end next season for sure.
I didn't really get the whole end sequence though, Obi just wanting to get away to warn the Jedi Council. No desire to pursue Maul or Oppress, or some kind of counter-attack against the evil PM? Just gonna let the clones go in and mop things up? And no Force rumblings when 3/4 of the most powerful Dark side wielders in the galaxy are throwing down right around the corner?
I guess it just struck me as odd that he would resign himself to some sort of protracted military response rather than just going back and kicking ass with a highly trained team of Jedi Commandoes or some such thing.
Anyway though, some pretty high high-points in these last few episodes, some of the best stuff we have gotten all year. I hope things don't grind back down to dullness in these last few Ahsoka-centric episodes coming up...