Typically, “Star Wars” simply can not help itself. There is a advantageous line between drawing connections between new tales within the galaxy like “Ahsoka” and the moments we all know and love from the unique trilogy. When Sabine lastly finds a roguish-looking Ezra Bridger in “Far, Far Away,” their first interplay after the tumultuous occasions of “Star Wars Rebels” feels extra like a showdown between two gamblers who’ve double-crossed one another. As a substitute of getting an actual second collectively, the primary little bit of dialogue between them virtually rehashes the reunion between Han Solo and Lando on Cloud Metropolis in “The Empire Strikes Again.”
If “Ahsoka” needs to place a lot emphasis on rescuing Ezra, to the purpose the place your entire identified galaxy that “Star Wars” has resided in up till now could be in peril, there needs to be slightly extra emotional weight behind a scene that followers have been eagerly anticipating. “Star Wars Rebels” diehards might really feel the emotional impression when Sabine and Ezra lastly embrace, however informal followers in all probability wanted slightly extra cause to care.
Within the subsequent episode, there could also be slightly extra spark between Sabine and Ezra as soon as they be a part of forces with Ahsoka and check out their finest to get off the planet collectively with out Thrawn following shut behind. If rescuing Ezra was actually value it, the primary time he is launched into live-action ought to have actually been impactful and heartfelt. As a substitute, Sabine and Ezra appear to be they want a chaperone at an intergalactic highschool dance. If the galaxy is really at stake, the final couple of episodes of “Ahsoka” have to drive house the connection between Ezra and Sabine with out trying like a John Hughes film.
New episodes of “Ahsoka” premiere on Tuesday nights on Disney+ at 6:00 pm Pacific, 9:00 pm Jap.