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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7. Season 6, Episode 13 – “Sacrifice”

“Sacrifice” from season 6 sits at the seventh spot on our list, rich in its surreal and mystic vibes, offering fans a deeper dive into the very fabric of the Force.

Venturing into uncharted territories, it introduces us to the ancient Sith homeworld, Moraband, and immerses us in the haunting and harrowing trials faced by Yoda. This journey into the very essence of the dark side grants viewers an unparalleled introspective look into the larger metaphysical battles underpinning the entire Star Wars saga. The weighty themes combined with sublime animation make it a standout episode, but what keeps it from climbing higher on our list is its arcane nature, which might not resonate with every fan.

While “Sacrifice” is undeniably rich in content and offers a visually and narratively intense experience, it’s a stark departure from the series’ more traditional, action-packed episodes. Its philosophical depth, while fascinating to many, can also be its Achilles’ heel.

Those seeking lightsaber duels and grand battles might find it a tad slow-paced. I find it comparable to the training scenes Luke had with Yoda in Dagobah in Star Wars Episode V: Return of the Jedi – not action-packed, but full of knowledge. Still, its place in my list is cemented by its valiant approach to expanding Star Wars lore and its bravery in charting the unknown waters of the Force’s mysteries.