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LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles, also known as The New Yoda Chronicles, is a seven-part animated series that debuted on Cartoon Network on May 29, 2013 and May 29, 2014 on Disney XD. It also includes an eleven-part "mini-movie" web TV series, which was released concurrently with the seven television episodes. The series was written by Michael Price, who had previously written LEGO Star Wars: The Padawan Menace and LEGO Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out.

Premise[]

LEGO Star Wars returns in epic style with THE YODA CHRONICLES, a thrilling, funny and action-packed new LEGO Star Wars story told in three animated TV specials! Set in the "Prequel" Star Wars timeline, THE YODA CHRONICLES stars the one and only Yoda—the Jedi Master who has seen it all, done it all, and taught generations of Jedi Knights—in an all-new adventure. With the help of a fresh class of Padawans, Yoda leads the Jedi in a desperate fight to stop Darth Sidious and his minions from creating a new super-weapon that could crush the Republic and win the war for the forces of Evil.[2]

Development[]

Lucasfilm Ltd. gave the LEGO group free rein to develop the storyline. The creative team worked to make sure everything looked consistently as if it were made with LEGO bricks and added humor to the story.[4]

Release[]

The first three episodes were released on Cartoon Network between May 29 and November 27, 2013. The remaining four episodes were released on Disney XD under the title The New Yoda Chronicles (without the LEGO logo, since Cartoon Network owned the broadcasting rights to the name LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles) between May 4 and November 23, 2014.

The first two episodes were released on DVD on September 11, 2013,[5] and the final four were released on DVD on September 15, 2015.[6] Several mini-movies have been released, which tie into the series proper: episodes 4-6 tie into "Escape from the Jedi Temple".[7] The third episode, "Attack of the Jedi," still lacked a DVD release as of January 2016.

The first three mini-movies were released with the first three television episodes. The latter eight mini-movies tie into the remaining four episodes.

The New Yoda Chronicles episodes are available on the Disney+ streaming service, which launched on November 12, 2019.[8] Disney+ also has an alternate version of "Clash of the Skywalkers" with the title "Duel of the Skywalkers."

Episodes[]

TV episodes[]

Episode Image Title Original Airdate Prod. #
1. "The Phantom Clone" May 29, 2013
2. "Menace of the Sith" September 4, 2013
3. "Attack of the Jedi" November 27, 2013
4. "Escape from the Jedi Temple" May 4, 2014
5. "Race for the Holocrons"[9] June 15, 2014
6. "Raid on Coruscant" September 7, 2014
7. "Clash of the Skywalkers" November 23, 2014

Mini-movies[]

Episode Image Title Original Airdate Prod. #
1. "Secret Plans Are Revealed" March 22, 2013[10]
2. "Who Let The Clones Out" March 22, 2013[11]
3. "The Dark Side Rises" October 7, 2013[12]
4. "Fall Of The Republic" May 21, 2014[13]
5. "Into Exile" May 21, 2014[14]
6. "Hunt For The Padawans" August 6, 2014[15]
7. "The Hunt For Luke Skywalker" August 6, 2014[16]
8. "The Galaxy's Most Wanted" August 6, 2014[17]
9. "An Old Friend Returns" August 6, 2014[18]
10. "Goodbye, Jek" October 20, 2014[19]
11. "A Farewell To Arm" October 20, 2014[3]

Credits[]

Sources[]

Notes and references[]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 StarWars.com Announcing LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles on StarWars.com (backup link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Cartoon Network Gets In Front of the Upfront (2013-01-28). news.turner.com. Archived from the original on February 6, 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 Lego.svg LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles "A Farewell to Arm" Ep. 11 on the official LEGO YouTube channel (backup link)
  4. LEGO Star Wars: The Visual Dictionary: Updated and Expanded
  5. StarWars.com LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles Arrives on DVD on StarWars.com (backup link)
  6. StarWars.com Everything Is Awesome and Force-Powered: LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles Comes to DVD on StarWars.com (backup link)
  7. Lego.svg LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles Episode 3 "Escape from the Jedi Temple" on the official LEGO YouTube channel (content obsolete and backup link not available)
  8. G., Matt: Disney+ in NZ – Your Questions Answered (2019-11-16). swnz.co.nz. Star Wars New Zealand. Archived from the original.
  9. SWYTlogo.png LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles "Race for the Holocrons" Clip on the official Star Wars YouTube channel (backup link)
  10. Lego.svg LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles "Secret Plans Are Revealed" Ep. 1 on the official LEGO YouTube channel (backup link)
  11. Lego.svg Who Let the Clones Out – LEGO Star Wars - The Yoda Chronicles Ep. 2 on the official LEGO YouTube channel (backup link)
  12. Lego.svg LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles "The Dark Side Rises" Ep. 3 on the official LEGO YouTube channel (backup link)
  13. Lego.svg LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles "Fall of the Republic" Ep. 4 on the official LEGO YouTube channel (backup link)
  14. Lego.svg LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles "Into Exile" Ep. 5 on the official LEGO YouTube channel (backup link)
  15. Lego.svg Hunt for the Padawans – LEGO Star Wars "The New Yoda Chronicle" Ep. 6 on the official LEGO YouTube channel (backup link)
  16. Lego.svg LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles "The Hunt for Luke Skywalker" Ep. 7 on the official LEGO YouTube channel (backup link)
  17. Lego.svg LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles "The Galaxy's Most Wanted" Ep. 8 on the official LEGO YouTube channel (backup link)
  18. Lego.svg LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles "An Old Friend Returns" Ep. 9 on the official LEGO YouTube channel (backup link)
  19. Lego.svg Goodbye Jek - LEGO Star Wars - "The New Yoda Chronicles" Ep. 10 on the official LEGO YouTube channel (backup link)

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