Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi series (Disney+)

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My biggest issue is this awesome should have come two episodes ago. If they had this kind of pace through the entire series would have been so much better. Plus, my fear now is that finale can’t possibly top this episode. My hardcore Star Wars buddy just texted almost the same sentiment. He is worried about the finale.
 

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I was wrong about the finale. It was epic. That last two episodes were phenomenal. IMO, this show was a great success. The middle of the series stumbled a bit but these last two more than made up for it. Almost every single die hard Star Wars fan I know loved it.
 

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I was wrong about the finale. It was epic. That last two episodes were phenomenal. IMO, this show was a great success. The middle of the series stumbled a bit but these last two more than made up for it. Almost every single die hard Star Wars fan I know loved it.

I enjoyed it, but I thought at times the writing was unexplainably lazy. Certain things there were just no excuse for. Overall it was good though, and the final fight was awesome. It was by far at its best when Ewan was on the screen.
 

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I was wrong about the finale. It was epic. That last two episodes were phenomenal. IMO, this show was a great success. The middle of the series stumbled a bit but these last two more than made up for it. Almost every single die hard Star Wars fan I know loved it.
There were so many, "what the..." moments that it's hard to give this a thumbs up. The fight was epic, and at least they didn't have Vader stop a spaceship with the force, and not notice another spaceship behind the one in the air.

And Reva was so predictable. Where does she fit in canon since she didn't die? I don't know, it was more "meh" than "yeah!"
 

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There were so many, "what the..." moments that it's hard to give this a thumbs up. The fight was epic, and at least they didn't have Vader stop a spaceship with the force, and not notice another spaceship behind the one in the air.

And Reva was so predictable. Where does she fit in canon since she didn't die? I don't know, it was more "meh" than "yeah!"
Most of the meh things were all minor complaints for me. These last two episodes overall where great IMO.

I didn't really have a huge problem with Reva. The execution could have been better but I had no issue with her.

In terms of Vader and the ship? I believe in the extended universe it's only been seen once or twice. In both cases it takes a TON of energy out of the person doing it. It's likely Vader couldn't have done it so fast again which lines up with how it's been used before. I actually had a much bigger issue with Vader being stopped by flames and not using the force to stop the robot than I did the second ship.

I think for the most part it was a hit. So much so, it has them thinking about a second season.
 

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Most of the meh things were all minor complaints for me. These last two episodes overall where great IMO.

I didn't really have a huge problem with Reva. The execution could have been better but I had no issue with her.

In terms of Vader and the ship? I believe in the extended universe it's only been seen once or twice. In both cases it takes a TON of energy out of the person doing it. It's likely Vader couldn't have done it so fast again which lines up with how it's been used before. I actually had a much bigger issue with Vader being stopped by flames and not using the force to stop the robot than I did the second ship.

I think for the most part it was a hit. So much so, it has them thinking about a second season.
You are simply pointing out how inconsistent the series has been.

At least the Mandalorian has been good, but outside of that, Star Wars is falling way behind Star Trek.
 

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You are simply pointing out how inconsistent the series has been.

At least the Mandalorian has been good, but outside of that, Star Wars is falling way behind Star Trek.
We will have to agree to disagree. I have heard a ton more complaints from Star Trek fans. Everything from them skirting cannon, Michael Burnham crying all the time, the tech being inconsistent, redesign of the Klingons again, Picard, the new tone being too dark......the list is almost endless. Heck that's why Strange New Worlds even exists. To try and restore some of the old Star Trek tone.

People have forgotten how to enjoy the ride in both fandoms IMO. Love all the new content from both for the most part. BF to me was the weakest of the bunch but I still enjoyed it. Really looking forward to the new Star Wars shows coming out and the new film by Taika Waititi.
 

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Strange New Worlds is better than anything Star Wars save Mandalorian season 1. Picard season 1 was quite good, season 2 was bad, but I'm looking forward to season 3 where they have the entire Next Gen cast returning.

Discovery is a train wreck, I'll agree. But Star Wars has nothing solid to hang their hat on recently except for Mandalorian and possibly Rogue One. Kenobi had a few good moments, for sure, but overall it was a bore that seems to exist simply to give more screen time to a Kenobi/Vader showdown. Did you have any affinity to any of the other characters in that show? I myself did like Leia most of the time, but the plotting with her in this show is a pretty weak connection to A New Hope.
 

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Strange New Worlds is better than anything Star Wars save Mandalorian season 1. Picard season 1 was quite good, season 2 was bad, but I'm looking forward to season 3 where they have the entire Next Gen cast returning.

Discovery is a train wreck, I'll agree. But Star Wars has nothing solid to hang their hat on recently except for Mandalorian and possibly Rogue One. Kenobi had a few good moments, for sure, but overall it was a bore that seems to exist simply to give more screen time to a Kenobi/Vader showdown. Did you have any affinity to any of the other characters in that show? I myself did like Leia most of the time, but the plotting with her in this show is a pretty weak connection to A New Hope.
Strange New Worlds has been a mixed bag for me. The last episode was ridiculous on so many levels. I realize they are still trying to find their voice but so far Season 1 has been hit and miss for me. It's not even close to Mandalorian Season one or Rogue One (although that is a movie). Picard the same. Very uneven writing. Discovery started out really good and now? Uneven. I mean there is nothing Trek that I can point to that has been consistent quality. Not one thing.

I agree though the last season of Picard I am looking forward to with the original cast. However, it's ironic because at the start of Picard they clearly wanted to distance themselves from bringing back too many of the old characters to establish Picard as its own thing. Now they are doing the opposite and going all in.

Having said that? I expect more from Trek in the TV medium because they have been there for so long. Star Wars is new to the medium for live action. Love Mando. BF was uneven. Obi Wan overall pretty damn good and I can't wait for Ashoka and some of the new projects.
 
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Strange New Worlds has been a mixed bag for me. The last episode was ridiculous on so many levels. I realize they are still trying to find their voice but so far Season 1 has been hit and miss for me. It's not even close to Mandalorian Season one or Rogue One (although that is a movie). Picard the same. Very uneven writing. Discovery started out really good and now? Uneven. I mean there is nothing Trek that I can point to that has been consistent quality. Not one thing.

I agree though the last season of Picard I am looking forward to with the original cast. However, it's ironic because at the start of Picard they clearly wanted to distance themselves from bringing back too many of the old characters to establish Picard as its own thing. Now they are doing the opposite and going all in.

Having said that? I expect more from Trek in the TV medium because they have been there for so long. Star Wars is new to the medium for live action. Love Mando. BF was uneven. Obi Wan overall pretty damn good and I can't wait for Ashoka and some of the new projects.
I'm looking forward to Ahsoka, but we will definitely agree to disagree that Kenobi is pretty damn good. :)
 

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I'm looking forward to Ahsoka, but we will definitely agree to disagree that Kenobi is pretty damn good. :)
Fair enough. I have a ton of diehard friends in both fandoms. The overwhelming majority loved Obi (especially after the last two episodes).
 
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