Ranking the unrankable: Top 10 The Clone Wars episodes, ranked

Photo: Star Wars: The Clone Wars Episode 710 “The Phantom Apprentice” - Image Courtesy Disney+
Photo: Star Wars: The Clone Wars Episode 710 “The Phantom Apprentice” - Image Courtesy Disney+ /
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8. Season 5, episode 18 – “The Jedi Who Knew Too Much”

Landing in the eighth spot is “The Jedi Who Knew Too Much” from season 5. This episode is nothing short of a cinematic masterpiece, beautifully blending suspense, emotion, and the classic Star Wars thrill we all love into one heck of an episode.

Ahsoka Tano, one of the series’ most beloved characters and the star of Disney+’s newest Star Wars gig Ahsoka, finds herself ensnared in a web of betrayal and intrigue, pushing her character development forward and in an unexpected position. As tensions rise and trust starts to crumble, we’re taken on an emotional rollercoaster that challenges the very foundations of the Jedi Order and their role in the galaxy.

Securing the eighth position does not imply that this episode is any less captivating than those ranked higher. It’s actually the opposite – it speaks volumes of the series’ overall quality.

What sets “The Jedi Who Knew Too Much” apart is its impeccable pacing and intense narrative depth. The episode toys with themes of loyalty, identity, and the gray areas of morality – all wrapped in a plot that keeps you guessing till the very end. While episodes ranked higher might offer grander spectacles or more complex plot twists, this one holds a special place for its exploration of Ahsoka’s character and the moral complexities of the Clone Wars.

A must-watch, not just for its narrative brilliance but for the introspective journey it offers, and for a better understanding of Ahsoka’s stance with the Jedi Order when it comes to her in the “present time” in Ahsoka.