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Star Wars Rebels Season 4 |OT| It's time for the Rebels...to end.

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“It was a simple story, about a boy who was lost, and a girl who was broken. They fought alongside a survivor, a war veteran, and a fallen knight. I led them into battle against an evil so terrible, it tried to black out the stars. We fought for each other. We fought for those who could not. But we never imagined it would end like this.”

It all ends here! The fourth and final season of Star Wars Rebels begins on Monday, October 16th on Disney XD. Rebels takes place between Episode III Revenge of the Sith and Episode IV A New Hope and follows the adventures of Jedi Padawan Ezra Bridger and his fellow rebels in their fight against the Galactic Empire.

Rebels "will be the complete journey that it was meant to be from the very beginning," showrunner Dave Filoni has said. "We all felt that the time was right, and that the characters were at a point where their story, and their destinies, should finally be revealed."

Several episodes will be broadcast back-to-back through November 13th. Episodes will air on Mondays with five airings throughout the day at 12:30 AM, 3:00 AM, 7:30 AM, 5:30 PM, and 9:00 PM on Disney XD, the Disney XD App, and VOD.

Monday, 10/16 - "Heroes of Mandalore" Parts 1 & 2
  • Sabine leads Ezra, Kanan and an army of her fellow Mandalorians back to her homeworld to rescue her father from the clutches of the Empire.
  • When Sabine discovers the Empire has resurrected a devastating weapon she created and plans to use it against her people, she must decide whether to destroy it or use it herself.
Monday, 10/23 - "In the Name of the Rebellion" Parts 1 & 2
  • As members of the Rebel Alliance, Ezra and the Ghost crew must accept a mission to spy on an Imperial outpost they would rather destroy.
  • After being separated from Hera and Kana, Ezra and Sabine join the desperate quest of Saw Gerrera to hunt down the Empire’s elusive secret super weapon.
Monday, 10/30 - "The Occupation" & "Flight of the Defender"
  • Ezra and the Ghost crew are called back to Lothal when a new Imperial threat rises.
  • Ezra and Sabine steal an Imperial prototype TIE fighter but must rely on some unexpected help to escape from Thrawn.
Monday, 11/6 – “Kindred” and “Crawler Commandeers”
  • Tracked back to their hidden base by a mysterious Imperial agent, the rebels must trust some seemingly dangerous native creatures, who are far more than meets the eye.
  • Desperate to contact Rebel command, the Ghost crew pirates a mining vehicle with long range communications gear, but the Empire arrives to spoil their plans.
Monday, 11/13 – “Rebel Assault”
  • Hera leads a courageous attack against Grand Admiral Thrawn's forces, but when things go awry, her battle to win must become a daring escape if she is to survive.
The six remaining episodes will air in 2018.



Growing up on his own during the age of the Empire, Ezra Bridger relied on his street smarts -- and subconscious Force abilities -- to survive. He became a con artist and small-time thief, doing what he needed to get by on his home planet Lothal. But this reality also hardened Ezra, who by the time he was 14 years old, had little trust for anyone. That would change with his introduction to the Ghost crew, a small band of rebels fighting back against the Empire. Ezra came to believe in their cause, and saw that he could help change the galaxy for the better. And with the help of Kanan Jarrus, he began to learn the ways of the Jedi.



Not every Jedi perished in Order 66. Kanan Jarrus survived the Emperor’s purge, going underground for years and hiding the truth about who he really was. To keep his past a secret, Kanan carried a blaster -- an uncommon practice for a Jedi -- and used a lightsaber that had to be assembled. He was a leader among the Ghost crew, a small group of rebels looking to strike back against the Empire, and with the emergence of the Force-sensitive Ezra, once again embraced his identity as a Jedi Knight.



The captain and heart of the Ghost crew, Hera Syndulla was a gifted pilot and leader. While Hera was a strong commander -- and especially adept at dogfighting with TIE fighters -- she was also warm and nurturing. The Twi’lek could bring out the best in her team, which consisted of very different personalities, making them believe in themselves, each other, and their struggle against the Empire.



Sabine Wren was a Mandalorian warrior, explosives expert, and graffiti artist -- qualities that came in handy as one of the first rebels against the Empire. Part of the Ghost crew, Sabine used her gift for bomb-making to great effect against the Empire, and would often mark her work with spray-paint tags. Her classic Mandalorian armor was notable for incorporating her own custom stylings, reflecting her creative-meets-rebellious spirit.



Meet the muscle of the Ghost team. Garazeb "Zeb" Orrelios was a cunning Lasat honor guard who adopted the cause of rebellion against the Empire. Despite his hulking frame, Zeb was actually highly-educated and articulate. Still, he loved beating up stormtroopers, who he nicknamed “bucket heads.”



Clone Captain Rex served the Republic during the Clone Wars, often taking orders from Anakin Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano. He viewed military service as an honor, and he always completed his mission. Fond of using two blaster pistols at the same time, Rex customized his armor with distinctive blue markings. His loyalty to the Republic and his Jedi Generals was absolute, but even this dedicated veteran soldier found himself plagued by doubts as the Clone Wars claimed more lives and brought ruin to more worlds.



Agent Kallus was an officer of the Imperial Security Bureau, specifically charged with eliminating any rebel threats. His Imperial code name was ISB-021, a low number indicating his high rank before becoming a rebel spy in the formative days of the Alliance to Restore the Republic.



A leader of the Galactic Senate's Loyalist faction, Mon Mothma opposed Supreme Chancellor Palpatine's policies during the final days of the Repulic. Working in secret, she helped found the Rebel Alliance, and served as its civilian leader during the long struggle against the Empire.



A battered veteran of the Clone Wars as well as the ongoing rebellion against the Empire, Saw Gerrera leads a band of Rebel extremists named the Partisans. Saw has lost much in his decades of combat, but occasional flashes of the charismatic and caring man he once was shine through his calloused exterior.



Bail Organa, a member of Alderaan's royal family and the planet's representative to the Republic Senate, earned respect on Coruscant for his honesty and his commitment to justice. While representing Alderaan in the Imperial Senate, he worked secretly with allies such as Mon Mothma and Ahsoka Tano to assist rebel cells scattered across the galaxy, working towards the day that a unified Rebellion could emerge.



When Governor Pryce of Lothal wanted a stronger commander to dismantle the rebellion, the Empire answered with Grand Admiral Thrawn. Thrawn was a male Chiss, with striking blue skin, red eyes, and an angular face, known for his brilliant strategic mind and ruthlessness. He was determined to “pull the rebels apart piece by piece.”



Arihnda Pryce was governor of the Lothal Sector, a confident leader, and believer in the Empire. While Lothal was under control, Pryce still wanted to eradicate the rebel threat. To do so, she asked for the Empire’s seventh fleet, citing the need for a commander who “sees a bigger picture.”



An ambitious, ruthless proponent of military power, Wilhuff Tarkin became a favorite of Supreme Chancellor Palpatine and rose rapidly through the Imperial ranks. Shortly after the Empire's creation, he was put in charge of the construction of the Death Star. Tarkin saw the Death Star as a way to crush all dissent to the Empire's rule -- fear of the station's planet-killing superlaser would keep the galaxy's star systems in line.



Rukh was a male Noghri who served as the bodyguard of Imperial Grand Admiral Thrawn. Rukh was first introduced in the Legends novel Heir to the Empire, as the bodyguard of Grand Admiral Thrawn. It was confirmed in Celebration Orlando that Rukh would appear in Star Wars Rebels Season Four with his voice provided by Warwick Davis.



The commanding force of Clan Wren, Ursa Wren is an unflinching Mandalorian warrior and leader. Following the Imperial occupation of Mandalore, Ursa's relationship to her daughter Sabine became strained. But after a reconciliation on Krownest, they are now determined to restore Mandalore and fight the Empire's oppression.



Tristan Wren, brother of rebel Sabine Wren, is a capable yet conflicted warrior. Along with his clan, he aligned with the Empire following the occupation of Mandalore, and blamed his sister for her role in its fall. But after a clash with Gar Saxon on Krownest, he now stands with his sister in defiance of Imperial tyranny.



Confident, sardonic, and deadly. Bo-Katan was the ever-loyal Mandalorian lieutenant to Pre Vizsla, and a proud member of Death Watch. Bo-Katan rallied to Death Watch's call for Mandalorians to embrace their martial heritage and find glory in war.



Veteran of the Clone Wars and a respected warrior, Fenn Rau led the Protectors of Concord Dawn with a combination of honor and ruthlessness. During the Clone Wars, he served as a flight instructor for the clone army and fought in many clashes, including the Battle of Mygeeto. After the rise of the Empire, however, he accepted payment to act in service of the Imperials. It was not until he met with -- and was captured by -- the Ghost crew's Kanan and Sabine that he came to align with the rebels.

Character descriptions were taken from the Star Wars Databank.




Thanks to SparksterMeta0 for the OT title.
 

Geist-

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Ugh, I can't believe it's the end. I was hoping for at least as long as Clone Wars. Hopefully we see a sequel series.
 

Slime

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So glad they were able to finish it on their own terms.

And damn, I'm excited, but I hope we won't have to wait very long to learn about Filoni's new show. An OT era show was refreshing in 2014, but with the new trilogy I'm craving something new.
 

Toxi

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Holy shit, Rukh and the Noghri. So glad they didn't ditch that aspect of the Thrawn trilogy.
 

Sulik2

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I hope they let this show pull a Rogue One and have Thrawn win in the end and kill them all.

Sequel series will be set between Jedi and tfa right?
 

JonnyDBrit

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At least it should hopefully end on a deliberate high note. As one of the first major works of the new canon, it's done at times surprisingly well to deepen the lore, bridge the film sagas, and simply build the world that was often only hinted at in the adventures of the Rebel Alliance.
 

Ogodei

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So that's what the Noghri are supposed to look like. I only read the novels, not the Dark Horse comics based on them.
 

graffix13

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Great OT.

This is going to sound bad, but they all should die...haha. Well except for Chopper (who was in R1) and Hera (who was possibly name dropped in R1). It just doesn't make sense for Ezra and Kanan to survive and "live in the shadows".
 

Sir Doom

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It’s finally here

Really wished previous season wasn’t adventure of the week and more of a build up
 

Holtz

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I hope they let this show pull a Rogue One and have Thrawn win in the end and kill them all.
This. Thrawn needs to kill mostly everyone in the end and give a huge blow to the rebellion. They escaping every time sucks.
 

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Floor-duh
Right when the series is really hitting its stride, it's ending. Kinda like Clone Wars.

Hopefully, whatever's next doesn't have the same first season growing pains that those two did.
 

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Fingers crossed they all die.
Hera and Chopper can and probably will live. Clone guy fights on Endor. Kanan and Ezra, however, are fast approaching their expiration date. They better get the fuck out of the picture before Leia escapes Scarif.
 

Toxi

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So that's what the Noghri are supposed to look like. I only read the novels, not the Dark Horse comics based on them.
The appearance of the Noghri differed a lot depending on the source and artist.
 
Great OT.

This is going to sound bad, but they all should die...haha. Well except for Chopper (who was in R1) and Hera (who was possibly name dropped in R1). It just doesn't make sense for Ezra and Kanan to survive and "live in the shadows".
That was confirmed to be Hera they were calling on the intercom in R1 btw.

The Ghost is also present at the Battle of Scarif (also confirmed).
 

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So glad they were able to finish it on their own terms.

And damn, I'm excited, but I hope we won't have to wait very long to learn about Filoni's new show. An OT era show was refreshing in 2014, but with the new trilogy I'm craving something new.

Ditto.

By the time this show likely comes out, we should be well within the timeframe when the likes of Wennig and co., as well as Respawn's Star Wars games come out. All of these should be exploring a new Era of Star Wars, in my opinion.
 

graffix13

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That was confirmed to be Hera they were calling on the intercom in R1 btw.

The Ghost is also present at the Battle of Scarif (also confirmed).

Ok wasn't sure if that was confirmed or not.

Was it confirmed anywhere that The Ghost made it out of the Battle of Scarif? It would be a fitting way to go out.
 

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So glad they were able to finish it on their own terms.

And damn, I'm excited, but I hope we won't have to wait very long to learn about Filoni's new show. An OT era show was refreshing in 2014, but with the new trilogy I'm craving something new.

I really hope we get something post-TFA with the New Republic in shambles after the Starkiller attack.

Though I feel we're more likely to get something between ESB and RotJ
 

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So they every gonna explain the inquisitors or leave that whole plot line as forgotten like it was in season 3? Whats with all these Inquisitors, where do they come from, why are they numbered, and where is the rest of them? It's like they just completely forgot about them being main baddies for 2 seasons to be replaced with low rent Rebels version of Thrawn.
 

SargerusBR

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So they every gonna explain the inquisitors or leave that whole plot line as forgotten like it was in season 3? Whats with all these Inquisitors, where do they come from, why are they numbered, and where is the rest of them? It's like they just completely forgot about them being main baddies for 2 seasons to be replaced with low rent Rebels version of Thrawn.
The current Darth Vader comic is exploring the Inquisitors
 

JonnyDBrit

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What was that?

The idea was called 'Star Wars: Underworld', and was sorta meant to be along the same lines Rebels is - a series to bridge the two film trilogies. For the most part it never seems to have gotten beyond the planning phase, with stuff like it being set in the Coruscant underworld, being kind of an anthology series with tonnes of characters in individual stories, and trying to figure out how the hell they could even make it work on TV. Remember, this was the same George Lucas willing to burn through a million or more on an average episode of Clone Wars, and even he couldn't justify the budget for the proposed live action show.

Wookieepedia has an article:
http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Star_Wars:_Underworld
 

JonnyDBrit

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Wow, a Star Wars anthology cartoon would be pretty neat.

Thing is, if it was actually a CGI series - rather than live action as George had insisted on, presumably to differentiate itself from Clone Wars - then it might actually be feasible, especially if it took place within a generally similar setting. Even on Rebels they reused assets from Clone Wars (unfinished episodes even) to save time on creating settings for the show - if they could keep things mostly centred on Coruscant, for example, then they could just create a tonne of assets that can be rearranged to create differing sections of the cityscape.
 

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Thrawn book spoilers
anybody think Thrawn will recruit Ezra and Kanan for the Chiss Ascendancy?

There's like a 0% chance Kanan won't die.

I do think Rukh is a red herring though and Thrawn will live on to meet with Sloane in the Unknown Regions, possibly as enemies.