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The Clone Wars 2008 Animated Series Major Fails (Spoilers)

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The Clone Wars 2008 Animated Series Major Fails (Spoilers)

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epicfear
10.17.2012 , 04:30 PM | #11
I want to know why people are so obsessed over greivous being a ******. he was a wimp in episode 3, he spent almost every fight scene running away or letting minions fight for him, not tearing entire armies in half.

And seriously, i never liked greivous anyway.
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Forgon
10.17.2012 , 04:37 PM | #12
I liked old Grievous and new Grievous but I think I am beginning to prefer the "wimpier" Grievous more. You don't see mustache twirling types anymore among the villain lineup (except on Disney) and Grievous still has more depth than those guys so he stands out.

Once your skill tactician that wins your wars also becomes an unstoppable powerhouse in a fair fight against actual Force users AND does so against multiple Jedi Masters on the Jedi Council as well, you have a character who is less of a bad *** and more of a "jack of all trades plus some."

It makes him look more flat and generic than TCW Grievous, imo.
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mattchanner
10.17.2012 , 05:06 PM | #13
I don't like the one liners that make you cringe with embarrassment for the character there are just so many bad puns, cheesy jokes, annoyingly predictable moments in the show. Some times its epic and awesome and sometimes i feel like im watching GI Jo in space.

OH NOES the evil guy has a diabolical plan to do some irrelevant evil thing. Lets use courage and friendship to save the day by the end of the episode so we don't develop any complicated plots. that would just be too much.

I think the show would greatly benefit from a new writer
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10.17.2012 , 08:43 PM | #14
Well I can understand Greivous is a wuss in Ep 3, but i can understand how that would of stem from a certain event. Why would Count Dooku even keep him around as the main general if hes such a wimp, he could of made him a front line fighter commander like the jedi, instead of the great general of the CIS. Also the Jedi would not view him as a huge threat as Dooku was.
How i viewed Greivous in Ep 3 is that he was badly damaged by Mace Windu in the miniseries when he captured Palpatine, If you remember that season 2 miniseries was suppose to be a small bridge to Ep 3. Hence why he fled Obi-Wan and Anakin on the bridge. As for his duel with Obi, I can see how he was a coward to fight him, but isn't typical for leaders to send there guards first before they get their hands dirty, But when his guards failed he didn't become such a coward to order the droids to shoot, he faced him in a saber duel, but when he lost his sabers he had to run, hes nothing without his sabers, especially when hes fighting against a force user still holding his.
Again I know its a kids show, but the huge problem is that that stuff is now cannon and destroying what was already canon. Like Quinlan Voss for example, in cannon hes facing his demons (so hes confused and moody) and is not in a sunny disposition as shown in the series,
I like the idea of star wars for kids, because thats how we all became such fans of the saga, but not at the expense of killing the lore that was made, especially giving Anakin command of the 501st Legion so early and that Rex himself said that we are clones not droids, we wont follow blind orders like the droids. Hence they wouldn't follow order 66 without real facts the Jedi are traitors. But in cannon they followed the order without objecting,
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epicfear
10.17.2012 , 08:49 PM | #15
Doesn't anything in it kind of overwrite previous canon, considering lucas has direct input in it? Or am i wrong about that?
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10.17.2012 , 08:51 PM | #16
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Doesn't anything in it kind of overwrite previous canon, considering lucas has direct input in it? Or am i wrong about that?
Everything that happens in TCW is canon. Including retcons. Example: Adi's death at the hands of Grievous is now N-Canon.
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