Check out the amazing first Star Wars television series. Hopefully it makes you forget the crappy sequel trilogy! It’s The Mandalorian!
The Mandalorian is an American space Western streaming television series created by Jon Favreau for Disney+. It premiered with the service’s launch in November 2019, and is the first live-action series in the Star Warsfranchise. It begins five years after the events of Return of the Jedi (1983) and stars Pedro Pascal as the title character, a lone bounty hunter who is hired to retrieve “The Child“.
Set five years after the events of Return of the Jedi (1983) and the fall of the Empire,The Mandalorian follows a lone bounty hunter in the outer reaches of the galaxy. He is hired to retrieve “The Child“, and chooses to go on the run to protect the infant. While on their quest to learn more about the child’s origins, they are pursued by Moff Gideon.
For the first season, the review aggregatorwebsite Rotten Tomatoes reported a 93% approval rating with an average rating of 7.92/10 based on 34 reviews; the average episode score is 91%. The website’s critical consensus reads, “Action-packed and expertly-crafted—if at times a bit too withholding—The Mandalorian is a welcome addition to the Star Wars universe that benefits greatly from the cuteness of its cargo.”
Season two arrives on Disney+ on October 30th, 2020!