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The Best Episodes of Star Wars: Clone Wars

Every episode of Star Wars: Clone Wars ranked from best to worst. Let's dive into the Best Episodes of Star Wars: Clone Wars!

This Emmy Award-winning series recounts the events and battles of the Galactic Republic’s last major war - the Clone Wars. Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi leads an assault on the planet Muunilinst, home of the Intergalactic Banking Clan; his Padawan, Anakin Skywalker, is appointed by Supreme Chancellor Palpatine to lead the Republic’s space forces. Meanwhile, Separatist leader and Sith Lord Count Dooku takes in Force-sensitive gladiator Asajj Ventress as his Sith apprentice, and tasks her with eliminating Skywalker.

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The best episode of "Star Wars: Clone Wars" is "Chapter 19", rated 8.8/10 from 724 user votes. It was directed by Genndy Tartakovsky and written by Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky. "Chapter 19" aired on 4/7/2004 and is rated 0.1 point(s) higher than the second highest rated, "Chapter 20".

  • Chapter 19
    8.8/10 724 votes

    #1 - Chapter 19

    Season 2 Episode 9 - Aired 2004-04-07

    Driven to the edge by Asaij Ventress, Anakin almost gives in to the dark side in a final bid to defeat her.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 20
    8.7/10 732 votes

    #2 - Chapter 20

    Season 2 Episode 10 - Aired 2004-04-08

    The Republic has won the battle of Muunilist, but news arrives of a new droid general hunting down Jedi on the planet Hypori. There, a group of Jedi consisting of Ki-Adi Mundi, Shaak Ti, K'Kruhk, Aayla Secura, Tarr Seirr and Sha'A Gi are driven into a corner by the formidable General Grievous.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 25
    8.6/10 656 votes

    #3 - Chapter 25

    Season 3 Episode 5 - Aired 2005-03-25

    Shaak Ti takes a desperate stand against Grievous' Magnaguards. Anakin, surrounded by mutated Nelvaan Warriors, must destroy the geothermal crystal powering the siphon generator. Mace Windu hurries to face General Grievous. This episode's end marks the the beginning of Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 24
    8.5/10 625 votes

    #4 - Chapter 24

    Season 3 Episode 4 - Aired 2005-03-24

    Jedi Shaak Ti, Roron Corobb and Foul Moudama fight to keep Supreme Chancelor Palpatine out of General Grievous mechanical claws. Anakin finds a hidden laboratory where the Techno Union is conducting mutation experiments on Nelvaan warriors.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 13
    8.4/10 688 votes

    #5 - Chapter 13

    Season 2 Episode 3 - Aired 2004-03-30

    Having lost his lightsaber, Master Windu takes on a battalion of Super Battle Droids hand to hand.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 18
    8.3/10 658 votes

    #6 - Chapter 18

    Season 2 Episode 8 - Aired 2004-04-06

    Ventress leads Anakin trough the jungles of Yavin VI towards the ancient Massassi Temples once inhabited by Exar Kun.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 21
    8.3/10 648 votes

    #7 - Chapter 21

    Season 3 Episode 1 - Aired 2005-03-21

    Captain Fordo and his ARC troopers rescue Ki Adi Mundi, Aayla Secura and Shaak Ti from Grievous but leave K'Kruhk for dead. The Jedi council grants Anakin Skywalker the title of Jedi Knight, after which Senator Amidala allows him the use of R2D2 as co-pilot for his Jedi Interceptor.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 23
    8.3/10 620 votes

    #8 - Chapter 23

    Season 3 Episode 3 - Aired 2005-03-23

    Coruscant is attacked by Seperatists forces. Mace Windu takes to the air while Yoda rides his Kybuck to defend the city. Meanwhile Saesee Tinn leads his troops into battle just above the planet's atmosphere. On Nilvaan, Obi-Wan volunteers Anakin to take the trial of fire.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 12
    8.2/10 673 votes

    #9 - Chapter 12

    Season 2 Episode 2 - Aired 2004-03-29

    Young Paxi Sylo looks on as Mace Windu battles Seperatist droids backed up by enormous seismic tanks on Dantooine.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 7
    8.1/10 686 votes

    #10 - Chapter 7

    Season 1 Episode 7 - Aired 2003-11-17

    Dooku submits Assaij Ventress to a test with the lightsaber before sending her on her way to find and eliminate Anakin Skywalker.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 6
    8.0/10 694 votes

    #11 - Chapter 6

    Season 1 Episode 6 - Aired 2003-11-14

    Count Dooku arrives on Rattatak to witness the gladiator fights at the "Cauldron". A force sensitive woman beats every opponent in the Arena and claims to be a Sith.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 8
    8.0/10 683 votes

    #12 - Chapter 8

    Season 1 Episode 8 - Aired 2003-11-18

    General Kenobi and his troopers mount up on speeder bikes to take on Bounty Hunter Durge and the droid forces from the InterGalactic Banking Clan.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 17
    8.0/10 653 votes

    #13 - Chapter 17

    Season 2 Episode 7 - Aired 2004-04-05

    Anakin has followed Asaij Ventress to Yavin VI. Although a Clone squadron has been sent after them by Obi-Wan in a Republic carrier, they prove to be no match for the Sith hopeful.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 9
    7.9/10 681 votes

    #14 - Chapter 9

    Season 1 Episode 9 - Aired 2003-11-19

    General Kenobi and the ARC Troopers capture the Banking Clan's headquarters but Durge remains in pursuit, displaying almost unstoppable regenerative powers.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 22
    7.9/10 616 votes

    #15 - Chapter 22

    Season 3 Episode 2 - Aired 2005-03-22

    Leading the third army of the Republic, General Kenobi and Commander Skywalker blow up a shield generator on Bomis Korri IV. Meanwhile, Seperatist forces move in on Outer Rim planets such as Kashyyk, Orto and Bal'demnic. As Darth Sidious launches his final operation, Obi-Wan and Anakin are send to Nilvaan, where young Skywalker disrupts a young native's right of passage by defeating a giant Horax.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 3
    7.8/10 700 votes

    #16 - Chapter 3

    Season 1 Episode 3 - Aired 2003-11-11

    Pinned down by droid enemy fire, the ARC troopers must make use of their specialist training to reach their target.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 10
    7.7/10 674 votes

    #17 - Chapter 10

    Season 1 Episode 10 - Aired 2003-11-20

    Anakin once again proves himself to be the best star fighter in the galaxy battling Geonosian fighters above Muunilinst.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 11
    7.7/10 659 votes

    #18 - Chapter 11

    Season 2 Episode 1 - Aired 2004-03-26

    Anakin chases a mysterious rogue pilot (Asajj Ventress) piloting a Geonosian Fanblade Starfighter and against his masters orders, pursues her into hyperspace.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 14
    7.6/10 652 votes

    #19 - Chapter 14

    Season 2 Episode 4 - Aired 2004-03-31

    The sacred Jedi temple on Ilum is attacked by Chameleon droids just as Luminara Unduli's Padawan, Barriss Offee is completing her training.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 15
    7.6/10 653 votes

    #20 - Chapter 15

    Season 2 Episode 5 - Aired 2004-04-01

    Master Yoda, traveling aboard Senator Amidala's ship, persuades Captain Typho to take a detour to Ilum in order to mount a rescue operation.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 2
    7.5/10 710 votes

    #21 - Chapter 2

    Season 1 Episode 2 - Aired 2003-11-10

    Obi-Wan's elite ARC Troopers are shot down over the capitol of Muunilinst as the assault on the Banking Clan's home planet begins.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 4
    7.5/10 692 votes

    #22 - Chapter 4

    Season 1 Episode 4 - Aired 2003-11-12

    With the battle of Muunilinst raging in space as well as on land, San Hill orders Durge and his IG-lancer droids to defend the city.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 5
    7.5/10 687 votes

    #23 - Chapter 5

    Season 1 Episode 5 - Aired 2003-11-13

    On Mon Calamari, Kit Fisto and his Scuba Troopers defends the Calamari council against Manta Droid sub fighters army of the Quarren Isolation league. Mon Calamari Knights riding giant Keelkana's provide the Republic forces with back up.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 1
    7.4/10 763 votes

    #24 - Chapter 1

    Season 1 Episode 1 - Aired 2003-11-07

    Three months after the battle of Geonosis, the Clone Wars rage across the galaxy. Obi-Wan Kenobi is given the task of leading the assault on Muunilinst while Anakin Skywalker gets command over the space forces. Anakin bids farewell to his secret wife, senator Amidala.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky

  • Chapter 16
    7.3/10 650 votes

    #25 - Chapter 16

    Season 2 Episode 6 - Aired 2004-04-02

    Padme, worrying about Master Yoda, is attacked by Chameleon Droids. Luckily she has Threepio to use as a shooting target.

    Director: Genndy Tartakovsky

    Writer: Darrick Bachman, Genndy Tartakovsky