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Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales

Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales is a five-part Lego Star Wars television mini-series that premiered on Disney XD[1] on July 6, 2015. It is an animated comedy series depicting the stories and characters from the Star Wars saga.

Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 5
Production
Running time 30 minutes
Release
Original network Disney XD
Original release July 6 (2015-07-06) – November 2, 2015 (2015-11-02)
Website disneyxd.disney.com/droid-tales

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PlotEdit

In the aftermath of Return of the Jedi, the rebels celebrate their victory against the Galactic Empire by having C-3PO and R2-D2 share their previous adventures about the Clone Wars, their work with the Ghost crew from Star Wars Rebels, and their involvement against the Galactic Empire. During this time, C-3PO pursues a mysterious person who has abducted R2-D2 which is later revealed to be Lando Calrissian. However, 3PO, R2 and Chewbacca (who was enlisted by 3PO to help find R2) are captured by General Veers and a few surviving Stormtroopers but the trio manage to escape with the help of Admiral Ackbar and return to Endor to celebrate with their friends.

EpisodesEdit

No. Title Directed by Written by Original air date U.S. viewers
(in millions)
1 "Exit From Endor" Michael Hegner Michael Price July 6, 2015 (2015-07-06) 0.56[2]
The Rebels have their celebration on Endor to celebrate the fall of the Galactic Empire but it is crashed when R2-D2 is kidnapped. Meanwhile, C-3PO recalls the stories of The Phantom Menace and Attack of the Clones.
2 "Crisis on Coruscant" Martin Skov Michael Price August 24, 2015 (2015-08-24) 0.49[3]
C-3PO follows R2-D2 to Coruscant and gets bad memories of how that was the Capitol. Meanwhile, the Admiral tries to find the ship and C-3PO goes to the ticket booth to find out where R2 is going. He tells the story of Revenge of the Sith.
3 "Mission to Mos Eisley" Michael Hegner Matty Smith September 7, 2015 (2015-09-07) 0.51[4]
While on the ship, C-3PO meets a Twi'lek kid that collects Rebel Cards and tells about how he fought with the rebel crew of the Ghost in the Star Wars Rebels episode "Droids in Distress". Once he gets to Mos Eisley, he meets droids afraid to be collected by the Jawas. While investigating security footage at the spaceport, he recalls the story of A New Hope.
4 "Flight of the Falcon" Martin Skov Mick Kelly October 12, 2015 (2015-10-12) 0.42[5]
C-3PO goes on his way find R2-D2 by using the Millennium Falcon and enlisting the aid of Chewbacca. C-3PO recalls the story of The Empire Strikes Back to Chewbacca and Nien Nunb they pick up. Once R2-D2 is found at the old Battle Droid Factory, C-3PO and Chewbacca find that the captor is Lando Calrissian who wanted R2-D2 to mingle with the Droids so that he can restart his mining business on Cloud City after answering an ad by an anonymous person. Unfortunately, it was revealed that the ad was made out by remnants of the Galactic Empire who plan to restart the factory and recreate the Battle Droids.
5 "Gambit on Geonosis" Michael Hegner Michael Price November 2, 2015 (2015-11-02) 0.51[6]
C-3PO has found R2-D2 in the ruined Battledroid Factory on Geonosis, where Lando Calrissian had taken him. Now, captured by General Veers and his band of rogue stormtroopers bent on restoring the Empire, the Rebel heroes find themselves in grave peril. While in captivity, C-3PO regales the stormtroopers with tales from Return of the Jedi. They eventually defeat Veers with the help of Ackbar and return to Endor

Voice castEdit

BroadcastEdit

Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales premiered on August 21, 2015 on Disney XD in Australia and New Zealand.[7]

Home mediaEdit

The whole series was released on DVD, titled Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales, on March 1, 2016 by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.[8] The series has also been released on the Google Play store at the same time as the DVD release.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Link Voxx. "Star Wars Episode 7 News - New LEGO Star Wars Mini-Series Retelling the Whole Saga Coming to DisneyXD". Star Wars Episode 7 News. 
  2. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (July 8, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 100 Monday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 7.6.2015". SHOWBUZZDAILY. Retrieved October 12, 2015. 
  3. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (August 25, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 100 Monday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 8.24.2015". SHOWBUZZDAILY. Retrieved October 12, 2015. 
  4. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (September 9, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 100 Monday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 9.7.2015". SHOWBUZZDAILY. Archived from the original on September 11, 2015. Retrieved October 12, 2015. 
  5. ^ "Monday Final Nationals: 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend' on CW Stalls at the Starting Gate". TV Media Insights. October 13, 2015. Retrieved November 7, 2015. 
  6. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (November 3, 2015). "SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 100 Monday Cable Originals (& Network Update): 11.2.2015". Showbuzz Daily. Archived from the original on January 11, 2016. Retrieved November 3, 2015. 
  7. ^ Purcell, Charles (August 13, 2015). "New This Week (Aug 17): Texas Rising, Show Me A Hero, America's Next Top Model, WAGS and live sport". The Green Room. Foxtel. Archived from the original on August 13, 2015. Retrieved October 12, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Lego Star Wars: Droid Tales". 1 March 2016. Retrieved 22 December 2016 – via Amazon. 

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