I was impressed.


Just watched the first episode and it has the feel of the original Star Wars, with no pc bs to ruin it.

I hope they keep it up.

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Does it have epic Star Wars style music or did they not bother with that?

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It didn't have the theme tune but it really was like watching A New Hope quality-wise.

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No SW music like John Williams, but it has it's own theme. Sounds very Western but kinda synthy and modernized.

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Wait til Jar Jar shows up

"Meesa gonna shoot you now moi moi big bang!"

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https://youtu.be/l_6Tumd8EQI?t=908

Jar Jar Binks Forever!

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I agree, keybored. It was really well-done and enjoyable. Almost like a western but still had the classic Star Wars feel.

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just saw it and was surprisingly good.

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I hope there's a bit more of an emotional story arc other than the Mandalorian just going from place to place, blasting and collecting bounties. I know their race of people are proud warriors with little emotion (although I haven't watched the animated SW -- are they more emotional there?), but I feel like there needs to be something deeper than bounty collecting episode to episode.

There's a quick glimpse of a the Mandalorian's backstory where it seems like he was taken as a child (?). Hopefully they revisit that and expand on it more.

That said, I think the first episode was enjoyable. Some nice bits of humor thrown in, some action, a few cool lines and SW-isms, and a definite Western feel.

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If he was 'just' a bounty hunter, the first episode wouldn't have ended the way it did.

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Exactly! Well put, keybored. The Mandalorian actually said more during that gunfight (and the final scene) to IG-11 than the rest of the show, for the most part. You could tell that there was more to him than just collecting bounties. I understand where AtomicReturns could surmise that given that the history of them is rather void of emotion. This episode showed a true human side to him.

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Hopefully that would not convert the show into something like The living dead aka highschool drama.

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It was pretty damn good but I wasn't surprised once the credits rolled. Same guy who made Clone Wars made this. This basically felt like a Clone Wars ep done in live action.

Complaints:

I don't like a infant of an alien race being 50 years old. No species could have such a long maturity cycle and actually survive the hardships of life. They'd all be extinct.

Plot felt a little video gamey.

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1. Time is relative
2. It's just fiction, so anything goes

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I think people are only impressed because the other movies have just been so bad. It was pretty generic and standard, nothing special so far. No emotional connection to any of the characters, so far. Also, the amount of little nostalgia treats is ridiculous.

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It was mostly boring ... BUT ...

The shootout at the end was very cool. I was very stoked to see an IG droid in action and their interaction was interesting. Up until then, I felt weary with the fan service. My fan service button was broken from being mashed so much ... I thought. But then there was an IG, spinning around in a kill fest, and the little fan inside me was awoken to pleasant glee.

The rest didn't exactly suck but it didn't do anything for me. I will certainly watch another few but it has to get better to keep me.

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Nah, it sucked.

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