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THIS RECAP CONTAINS THE BAD BATCH SPOILERS

Fresh off of their immediate brain surgeries, the Bad Batch tries to gather enough supplies to pay off their debt, but an old ally and a new adversary threaten to destroy everything they’ve built since Order 66.

Over the next few months, we’ll follow up each new episode of The Bad Batch with a quick recap while you’re excitedly yelling in our Discord (don’t forget those spoiler tags!) and waiting for our weekly Bounty Hunt live stream. 

While we’ll stick to recapping each episode here, both our Discord and Bounty Hunt will be perfect places to discuss reactions and predictions for what’s to come. THERE WILL BE SPOILERS BELOW.

Let’s dive in.

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While Wrecker attempts to teach Omega the finer details of explosives amidst the shipyards of Bracca, the crew realizes that an unparalleled opportunity lies before them.

They can salvage the weapons left on the old Clone Wars cruisers to pay off their debt to Cyd.

Immediately, our boys set to work scavenging for bombs, ammunition, and even a few proton torpedoes that make Wrecker the happiest boy in the candy store.

However, remember how the cloaked fellows from last episode called the Empire? Yeah...Crosshair got that message, and he arrives with a full complement of clones to take down the Batch once and for all.

Crosshair's orders. Courtesy of Lucasfilm


Unbeknownst to Crosshair, the Kaminoans have made plans of their own in the Bad-Batch-Apprehension-Department, but we’ll get to that in a minute.

What follows is the second intense battle through the halls of a Venator ship in the last two episodes as Hunter, Tech, Wrecker, Echo, and Omega attempt to stay one step ahead of their inhibitor-chipped former ally, and they almost succeed…


Almost.


Their firefights take them to the heart of the ion engine -- just where Crosshair hoped they would be. A particularly brutal command ignites the ion engine with the Batch still inside it, but thanks to some quick tactical thinking, the crew blows the engine right off off the ship’s casing and immolating Crosshair’s face in the process

Now separated from the crew at large, Hunter and Omega make their way back to the hangar bay to find CAD FREAKIN’ BANE waiting for them. He has a bounty to collect, and you don’t want to be standing in his way, Hunter.

Yeah. This episode was awesome like that.

Omega and Rex. Image credit: Lucasfilm


After possibly the coolest Western standoff in the history of Star Wars animation, Cad Bane shoots Hunter in the chest.

In.

The.

Chest.

Really pulled out all the stops here, eh Lucasfilm?

Never one to stop and gloat, Cad Bane then stuns Omega, collects her as his quarry, and leaves the scene.

Hunter finally awakens to the site of a HUD display a la Republic Commando, and under a significant amount of blaster fire, the Bad Batch gathers their commander and blasts off the planet...one member short.


Omega is gone.

Crosshair is back.

And the season is only half over.


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Catch recaps of each new episode of The Bad Batch right here, and don’t forget to tune in to Bounty Hunt, Youtini’s Star Wars TV aftershow, every weekend for full spoiler reactions and discussions from your favorite The Living Force podcast hosts.

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Eric has been with Youtini since the beginning. As President, he oversees coordination of all book reviews and hosts The Living Force Podcast. On the rare occasion when he’s not geeking out about a galaxy far, far away, he loves playing video games, hanging out with his partner and pets, and hopelessly watching the Dallas Cowboys.

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