The Clone Wars
The Clone Wars

Star Wars: The Bad Batch is an animated series from Lucasfilm that serves as both a sequel to and spin-off of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. The first season will consist of sixteen episodes. It debuted with "Aftermath", a special 70-minute premiere, on May 4, 2021 on Disney+.


The series follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in The Clone Wars) as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. Members of Bad Batch -- a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army -- each possess a singular exceptional skill, which makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew. In the post-Clone War era, they will take on daring mercenary missions as they struggle to stay afloat and find new purpose.


Season 1

On July 13, 2020, announced an all-new animated series set to debut on Disney+ in 2021 titled Star Wars: The Bad Batch. On December 10, 2020, the official Star Wars YouTube channel released a sizzle reel for the series, alongside announcements of several other Star Wars TV series airing on Disney+.

Season 2

On August 5, 2021, Disney+ announced that Star Wars: The Bad Batch had been renewed for a second season that will launch on the service in 2022.


Season 1

The first season of Star Wars: The Bad Batch debuted with "Aftermath", a special 70-minute premiere, on May 4, 2021 on Disney+, with subsequent episodes releasing on Fridays from May 7, 2021. It concluded with "Kamino Lost" on August 13, 2021.

Season 2

The second season of Star Wars: The Bad Batch will debut in 2022 on Disney+.


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1.01 | May 4, 2021
As the Clone War comes to an end, the Bad Batch face tough choices in a changing galaxy...

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1.02 | May 7, 2021
Hunter and the Bad Batch seek refuge with an old friend. But they quickly discover there are no more safe havens.

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1.03 | May 14, 2021
The Bad Batch make an unexpected stop, while the Empire introduces its own elite squad.

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1.04 | May 21, 2021
The Bad Batch make a pit stop for repairs and rations. Little do they know, however, that it's not just the Empire hunting them.

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1.05 | May 28, 2021
Following a clash with a bounty hunter, the team takes on a job in exchange for intel and credits.

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1.06 | June 4, 2021
Cid hires the Bad Batch for another job, and it doesn't go quite as planned.

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1.07 | June 11, 2021
A mysterious visitor comes looking for the Bad Batch.

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1.08 | June 18, 2021
While the Bad Batch look to pay off their debts, Crosshair closes in.

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1.09 | June 25, 2021
Secrets are revealed as the Bad Batch look to rescue Omega.

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1.10 | July 2, 2021
A new mission finds the Bad Batch helping a former enemy.

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1.11 | July 9, 2021
As the seeds of rebellion foment on an outer rim world, the Empire schemes to squash it.

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1.12 | July 16, 2021
The Batch is tasked with a dangerous mission.

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1.13 | July 23, 2021
When Cid runs into trouble, the Bad Batch are called in to help.

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1.14 | July 30, 2021
While on a job for Cid, the Bad Batch find themselves drawn into a new mission.

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1.15 | August 6, 2021
The Bad Batch look to rescue Hunter from their former friend.

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1.16 | August 13, 2021
As Tipoca City falls, the Bad Batch must figure out a way to survive -- and reckon with the choices of their former squadmate and brother.





Created by

Based on STAR WARS and characters created by

Developed by

Supervising Director

Executive Producers

  • Jennifer Corbett
    (16 episodes)
  • Dave Filoni
    (16 episodes)
  • Athena Yvette Portillo
    (16 episodes)
  • Brad Rau
    (16 episodes)

Co-Executive Producer


Associate Producer

  • Alex Spotswood
    (9 episodes)

Directed by

Written by

Story Editor

  • Matt Michnovetz
    (16 episodes)

Score by

Original Star Wars Themes & Score by

Original Series Casting by













See also