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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 Channel. It also includes an eleven-part "Mini Movie" web TV series that was released alongside the seven episodes. It was written by Michael Price, who had previously written LEGO Star Wars: The Padawan Menace and LEGO Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Out.

Premise[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Lucasfilm Ltd. allowed the LEGO group free reign with developing the storyline. The team worked to make sure everything looked consistent if it would have been made with LEGO bricks, as well as adding humor to the story.[4]

Release[edit | edit source]

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 between May 4 and November 23, 2014 since Cartoon Network owned the broadcasting rights to the name LEGO Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles.

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 misses a DVD release as of January 2016.

The first three Mini-Movie episodes were released with the first three episodes. The later eight Mini-Movie videos tie into the later 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" titled "Duel of the Skywalkers."

Episodes[edit | edit source]

TV episodes[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Bibliography[edit | edit source]

Notes and references[edit | edit source]

  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). Archived from the original on February 6, 2013. Retrieved on January 29, 2013.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 SWYTlogo.png LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles "A Farewell to Arm" Ep. 11 on the official Star Wars 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. SWYTlogo.png LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles Episode 3 "Escape from the Jedi Temple" on the official Star Wars YouTube channel (backup link not available)
  8. G., Matt (2019-11-16). Disney+ in NZ – Your Questions Answered. Star Wars New Zealand. Archived from the original on August 30, 2020. Retrieved on December 16, 2019.
  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. SWYTlogo.png LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles "Secret Plans Are Revealed" Ep. 1 on the official Star Wars YouTube channel (backup link)
  11. YouTube.png Who Let the Clones Out – LEGO Star Wars - The Yoda Chronicles Ep. 2 on the LEGO YouTube channel (backup link)
  12. SWYTlogo.png LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles "The Dark Side Rises" Ep. 3 on the official Star Wars YouTube channel (backup link)
  13. SWYTlogo.png LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles "Fall of the Republic" Ep. 4 on the official Star Wars YouTube channel (backup link)
  14. SWYTlogo.png LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles "Into Exile" Ep. 5 on the official Star Wars YouTube channel (backup link)
  15. SWYTlogo.png Hunt for the Padawans – LEGO Star Wars "The New Yoda Chronicle" Ep. 6 on the official Star Wars YouTube channel (backup link)
  16. SWYTlogo.png LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles "The Hunt for Luke Skywalker" Ep. 7 on the official Star Wars YouTube channel (backup link)
  17. SWYTlogo.png LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles "The Galaxy's Most Wanted" Ep. 8 on the official Star Wars YouTube channel (backup link)
  18. SWYTlogo.png LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles "An Old Friend Returns" Ep. 9 on the official Star Wars YouTube channel (backup link)
  19. SWYTlogo.png Goodbye Jek - LEGO Star Wars - "The New Yoda Chronicles" Ep. 10 on the official Star Wars YouTube channel (backup link)

External links[edit | edit source]

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The Yoda Chronicles
1 · 2 · 3
The New Yoda Chronicles
4 · 5 · 6 · 7
LEGO Mini Movies
1 · 2 · 3 · 4
5 · 6 · 7 · 8
9 · 10 · 11
Other media
The Yoda Chronicles video game · The Yoda Chronicles book
The New Yoda Chronicles video game
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