The Clone Wars
The Clone Wars
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The third season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, subtitled Secrets Revealed, consists of twenty-two episodes. It debuted with "Clone Cadets" and "ARC Troopers" on September 17, 2010 on Cartoon Network, and concluded with "Padawan Lost" and "Wookiee Hunt" on October 18, 2011.


As the Clone Wars consume the Star Wars galaxy, new threats emerge from the conflict, further disrupting the tenuous balance of power. In addition to assassins, bounty hunters, monsters and more, Season Three pits the Jedi Knights against Jabba the Hutt, Greedo and the deadly brother of Sith apprentice Darth Maul! Mystery, intrigue and adventure await Padawan Ahsoka Tano as she must prove her strength as a Jedi with the help of a familiar furry ally, Chewbacca.


The third season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars debuted with a one-hour special consisting of "Clone Cadets" and "ARC Troopers" on September 17, 2010 on Cartoon Network, followed by weekly airings occurring on Fridays. It went on mid-season break after "Pursuit of Peace" on December 3, 2010.

The season returned with "Nightsisters" on January 7, 2011. It concluded with a one-hour special consisting of "Padawan Lost" and "Wookiee Hunt" on April 1, 2011.


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Arc 1 | September 17, 2010
3.01: "Clone Cadets"
3.02: "ARC Troopers"

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Arc 2 | October 8, 2010 - October 15, 2010
3.05: "Corruption"
3.06: "The Academy"

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Arc 3 | November 5, 2010 - November 12, 2010
3.08: "Evil Plans"
3.09: "Hunt for Ziro"

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Arc 4 | November 19, 2010 - December 3, 2010
3.10: "Heroes on Both Sides"
3.11: "Pursuit of Peace"

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Arc 5 | January 7, 2011 - January 21, 2011
3.12: "Nightsisters"
3.13: "Monster"
3.14: "Witches of the Mist"

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Arc 6 | January 28, 2011 - February 11, 2011
3.15: "Overlords"
3.16: "Altar of Mortis"
3.17: "Ghosts of Mortis"

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Arc 7 | February 18, 2011 - March 11, 2011
3.18: "The Citadel"
3.19: "Counterattack"
3.20: "Citadel Rescue"

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Arc 8 | April 1, 2011
3.21: "Padawan Lost"
3.22: "Wookiee Hunt"


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3.01 | September 17, 2010
The clone cadets of Domino Squad are at risk of washing out unless they pull their team together.

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3.02 | September 17, 2010
The Separatists launch a major attack on the Republic cloning facilities on Kamino.

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3.03 | September 24, 2010
Ryloth is under siege. Trapped on the surface, Jedi Master Di rallies the local forces with the help of Cham Syndulla. Desperate to save them, the Jedi Council dispatches Senator Bail Organa and Representative Jar Jar Binks to the planet Toydaria, where they are to convince the neutral regent, King Katuunko, to send aide to Ryloth.

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3.04 | October 1, 2010
Chairman Papanoida's family is kidnapped and held for ransom. Ahsoka must team up with the Senator from Pantora, Riyo Chuchi, to aid the new chairman in recovering his family before the Trade Federation can unduly influence the future of his planet.

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3.05 | October 8, 2010
Padmé, on a diplomatic mission to Mandalore, guarantees the pacifist planet the Republic's full protection, but she and Duchess Satine soon find something sinister lurking beneath the planet's serene facade.

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3.06 | October 15, 2010
Ahsoka is assigned to teach a class at the cadet academy on Mandalore. Soon after she arrives, Duchess Satine's zealous nephew and his classmates uncover a nefarious plot.

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3.07 | October 22, 2010
Tasked to protect Senator Padmé Amidala during a political mission to Alderaan, Padawan Ahsoka Tano is plagued by recurring visions of the recently-deceased bounty hunter, Aurra Sing.

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3.08 | November 5, 2010
In the middle of a routine shopping trip on Coruscant, C-3PO is abducted by the bounty hunter Cad Bane. Bane is looking for information about the Senate building and soon both C-3PO and R2-D2 find themselves trapped and tools of a plan that neither understands.

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3.09 | November 12, 2010
Cad Bane has broken Ziro the Hutt out of prison and the Hutt Council demands that Ziro tell them where he's hidden vital -- and incriminating -- information. Ziro makes another daring escape with the help of Sy Snootles, and Bane is back on the Hutt's trail -- but he's not the only one. The Jedi Obi-Wan Kenobi and Quinlan Vos need to find him too. Now it's a race to get to Ziro before it's too late.

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3.10 | November 19, 2010
When the Senate begins debate on a bill that would eliminate government oversight of the Banking Clan's activities, Padmé and Ahsoka travel in secret to the capital of the Confederacy of Independent Systems, in an attempt to forge a peace agreement with the Separatists.

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3.11 | December 3, 2010
Padmé, Bail Organa, and Onaconda Farr attempt to rally Senators in opposition to a bill that would appropriate funds for millions of new clone troops and have disastrous financial consequences for the Republic. Their opposition to the measure, however, soon makes them targets for intimidation and attacks by hired guns.

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3.12 | January 7, 2011
Darth Sidious, troubled by Ventress's growing prowess with the dark side of the Force, commands Count Dooku to eliminate her. When Ventress survives Dooku's assassination attempt, the jilted former apprentice vows to take revenge, enlisting her kinswomen -- the Nightsisters of Dathomir -- in her scheme.

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3.13 | January 14, 2011
When Count Dooku calls upon the Nightsisters seeking a replacement for Ventress, she and her kin seize the opportunity to exact revenge. Ventress visits the far side of Dathomir and the males of the planet seeking the most brutal and powerful warrior among them. Through their witchcraft, the Nightsisters transform Savage Opress into a monstrous killer designed to turn on his new master.

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3.14 | January 21, 2011
Anakin and Obi-Wan, sent to track down the mysterious figure behind the deaths of several Jedi, soon find themselves on the trail of the monstrous apprentice that Ventress has created: Savage Opress. However, Dooku and Ventress also discover that this new apprentice has a will of his own....

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3.15 | January 28, 2011
A mysterious force draws Anakin, Obi-Wan and Ahsoka to a distant planet, and its inhabitants -- a family of exceptionally powerful Force-wielders -- in an attempt to determine whether Anakin is truly the Chosen One.

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3.16 | February 4, 2011
Before the Jedi can leave Mortis, the Son takes Ahsoka captive in an attempt to entice Anakin into joining him to use their combined strength to overpower his Father and Sister. Meanwhile, the Father attempts to stave off a disastrous showdown between his children and maintain the Force's increasingly precarious balance on the planet.

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3.17 | February 11, 2011
The Jedi remain stranded on Mortis, and the Son aligned with the dark side of the Force renews his efforts to convert Anakin as the Jedi prepare for a decisive confrontation.

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3.18 | February 18, 2011
With help from R2-D2 and a squad of captured battle droids, an elite team of Jedi and clone troopers led by Obi-Wan and Anakin attempt to free a captive Jedi general, Even Piell, from an impenetrable prison.

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3.19 | March 4, 2011
With freed prisoners in their possession and the brutal warden attempting desperately to thwart them, Obi-Wan and Anakin search for a way out of the Citadel and back to Coruscant. The prison, however, has more traps, perils and pitfalls in store for them than they had imagined and they must work past their differences if they are to escape.

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3.20 | March 11, 2011
After their ship and the only way off-planet is destroyed, Anakin and Obi-Wan must lead the escaped prisoners across Lola Sayu's perilous landscape as Plo Koon leads a Republic strike force through the Separatist defenses.

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3.21 | April 1, 2011
Ahsoka finds herself trapped on a Trandoshan moon, prey in an elaborate and cruel hunt.

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3.22 | April 1, 2011
As Ahsoka and her allies struggle to evade the Trandoshan hunters, their efforts receive an unexpected boost when a new captive -- Chewbacca the Wookiee -- arrives.





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Behind the scenes

  • Season 3 episode "ARC Troopers" was the first episode in the entire series to be censored.

Media release

Main article: Star Wars: The Clone Wars The Complete Season Three

Star Wars: The Clone Wars The Complete Season Three is a three-disc Blu-ray/four-disc DVD box set released on October 18, 2011. It includes:

  • 22 adventure-packed episodes
  • 5 behind-the-scenes featurettes with director & crew interviews
  • Exclusive to Blu-ray for a limited time: Jedi Temple Archives extensive database of early test animation, concept art & 3D turnarounds