8 most disliked Star Wars shows, ranked

Let's talk about 8 series that, though full of potential, didn't quite hit the mark when it comes to likability or contribution to the overall Star Wars lore.

(L-R): Baylan Skoll (Ray Stevenson) and Ahsoka Tano (Rosario Dawson) in Lucasfilm's STAR WARS: AHSOKA, exclusively on Disney+. ©2023 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All Rights Reserved.
(L-R): Baylan Skoll (Ray Stevenson) and Ahsoka Tano (Rosario Dawson) in Lucasfilm's STAR WARS: AHSOKA, exclusively on Disney+. ©2023 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All Rights Reserved. /
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7. Star Wars: The Bad Batch

Star Wars: The Bad Batch, lands at number 7. It's a bit like that one droid in the cantina who's got some fantastic stories but takes his sweet time getting to the good parts.

The show, a vibrant canvas splashed with the untold tales of Clone Force 99 post-Order 66, teeters on the edge of brilliance, offering a fresh lens through which to view the transition from Republic to Empire. It's praised for its audacity to explore the nooks and crannies of a galaxy in turmoil through the eyes of our enhanced clone squad, weaving narratives that shine a light on the aftermath of war and the quest for identity beyond the numbers stamped on their backs. And yet, amidst its accolades, the series finds itself navigating the asteroid field of viewer patience, with some fans tapping their watches as they await the narrative hyperdrive to kick in.

The critique that The Bad Batch dances too close to the rhythm of repetition and dawdles in the pacing department isn't without merit. Imagine, if you will, a high-speed chase through Coruscant's dizzying skyscrapers, but instead of zipping and dodging at a breakneck pace, our heroes are cruising at a leisurely speed, admiring the view. There's beauty in the detail, sure, but when you're in the mood for thrills, a scenic route can feel like a detour. Episodes occasionally meander through plotlines with the enthusiasm of a Bantha plodding across Tatooine's dunes at high noon. It's this delicate balancing act between delving deep into character development and advancing the overarching saga that The Bad Batch occasionally fumbles, leading to its spot on the list.