- This page is about the first season of the 2008 animated series. You may be looking for the first season of the 2003 animated series.
- "Their galaxy isn't far, far away any more!"
- ―Cartoon Network's tagline for Season 1
The first season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars consists of twenty-two episodes. It debuted with "Ambush" and "Rising Malevolence" on October 3, 2008 on Cartoon Network, and concluded with "Hostage Crisis" on March 20, 2009.
As war rages through the galaxy, the heroic Jedi, including Yoda, Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi and newcomer Ahsoka Tano, fight to maintain order and restore peace. Meanwhile, the Separatists, led by Count Dooku, his assassin Asajj Ventress and the evil General Grievous, plot to defeat the Republic and gain control.
- Matt Lanter as Anakin Skywalker
- Ashley Eckstein as Ahsoka Tano
- James Arnold Taylor as Obi-Wan Kenobi