"Never give up hope, no matter how dark things seem."
―Jedi Fortune Cookie[src]

"The Wrong Jedi" is the twentieth and final episode of the fifth season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. It is the hundred and eighth episode of the series overall. It was released on March 2, 2013 on Cartoon Network.

Premise

On trial for murder, Ahsoka faces her greatest challenge.

Synopsis

With Ahsoka Tano in custody, the Jedi Council is requested by Admiral Tarkin, on behalf of the Senate, to expel her from the Jedi Order so that she may be tried by the Republic military. Obi-Wan Kenobi urges the Council to refuses Tarkin's demands, insisting that they must stand with Ahsoka. Ki-Adi-Mundi and Saesee Tiin refuse, pointing out the circumstantial evidence against Ahsoka. Mace Windu adds that protecting Ahsoka could be seen as an act of opposition to the Senate. Yoda reluctantly agrees and has Ahsoka Tano and Anakin Skywalker brought to the Chamber of Judgement for trial.

At the hearing, Ahsoka is questioned about her supposed possession of the Nano-droid explosives and why she was seen working with Asajj Ventress. Anakin is enraged to learn that the Council already made their decision before the trial even began: Ahsoka is found guilty of both the bombing of the Jedi Temple and the murder of Letta Turmond, and is expelled from the Jedi Order so she may have a less-biased trial by the Senate. Anakin convinces Senator Padmé Amidala to serve as Ahsoka's defense, but then leaves for the Coruscant Underworld to find Ventress, whom he believes to be the one responsible.

Ventress fights Anakin without her lightsabers

Anakin located Ventress and, after a brief chase, demanded to know why Ahsoka was working with her. Ventress admitted that, originally, her only interest was the bounty on Ahsoka, until she realized that the two had much in common; they had both been abandoned by their masters. After she led Ahsoka to the warehouse where the nano-droids were stored, she was knocked unconscious and had her lightsabers stolen by an unknown attacker, presumably a Jedi as not just anyone could catch her off-guard. While Anakin refuses to believe her, Ventress also points out that she was not the only one that knew of Ahsoka's presence in the warehouse: Ahsoka had contacted her comrade, Barriss Offee, who told her of the location. Meanwhile, Ahsoka's hearing begins at the court in the Republic Military Base, headed by Chancellor Palpatine, with Padmé as the defense and Tarkin as prosecution, addressing her charges of sedition.

Barriss defends herself against Anakin.

Anakin returns to the Temple and questions Barriss of how she directed Ahsoka in the Underworld. Barriss realizes that he knows the truth and attacks him with Ventress's lightsabers. They then engage in a duel through the Temple, during which Barriss reveals she has lost all trust and belief in the fractured Order. The duel continues, with Anakin using both his and Barriss's own lightsaber, until several Jedi Temple Guards intervene. Barriss flees onto the training ground near the base of the Temple's central spire, where Anakin overpowers her and the Guards arrest her.

Back at Ahsoka's trial, a majority of the court members have found Ahsoka guilty of sedition, but just then, Anakin arrives with the Temple Guards escorting Barriss. The rogue Jedi admits that she was the one responsible for the crimes Ahsoka was accused of because she saw the war had turned both the Jedi and Republic into villains serving the Dark Side, and they themselves should be tried. Barriss is then taken into custody while Ahsoka is pardoned.

Ahsoka is praised for her courage during her journey.

Anakin, along with Obi-Wan, Plo Koon, Mace Windu, Ki-Adi-Mundi, Saesee Tiin and Yoda meet with Ahsoka to give her their apologies for accusing her and commend her for the great strength she showed in her efforts to prove her innocence. Yoda and Anakin invite her to return to the Order, but, to their shock, Ahsoka declines and exits the Temple. Anakin quickly runs after her and begs her to return, reminding her that the Order is her life. But Ahsoka tells him that because the Council did not trust her, she is uncertain of her own self and cannot remain in the Order―a belief Anakin relates to. She then leaves the Temple and sets out to follow her new path.

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  • Dave Filoni

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Behind the Scenes

This episode was named after Alfred Hitchcock's 1956 film, The Wrong Man.

  • Supervising Director Dave Filoni confirms that the character The Grand Inquisitor in Star Wars Rebels appears as a Jedi Temple Guard in the episode, because the episode of the Second Season of Star Wars Rebels "Shroud of Darkness" reveals that The Grand Inquisitor was a Jedi Temple Guard.
Episode Guide
Films
Star Wars: The Clone Wars | Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Nightsisters Trilogy | Star Wars: The Clone Wars: Darth Maul Returns
Season 1
"Ambush" | "Rising Malevolence" | "Shadow of Malevolence" | "Destroy Malevolence" | "Rookies" | "Downfall of a Droid" | "Duel of the Droids" | "Bombad Jedi"
"Cloak of Darkness" | "Lair of Grievous" | "Dooku Captured" | "The Gungan General" | "Jedi Crash" | "Defenders of Peace" | "Trespass" | "The Hidden Enemy"
"Blue Shadow Virus" | "Mystery of a Thousand Moons" | "Storm Over Ryloth" | "Innocents of Ryloth" | "Liberty on Ryloth" | "Hostage Crisis"
Season 2
"Holocron Heist" | "Cargo of Doom" | "Children of the Force" | "Senate Spy" | "Landing at Point Rain" | "Weapons Factory" | "Legacy of Terror" | "Brain Invaders"
"Grievous Intrigue" | "The Deserter" | "Lightsaber Lost" | "The Mandalore Plot" | "Voyage of Temptation" | "Duchess of Mandalore" | "Senate Murders" | "Cat and Mouse"
"Bounty Hunters" | "The Zillo Beast" | "The Zillo Beast Strikes Back" | "Death Trap" | "R2 Come Home" | "Lethal Trackdown"
Season 3
"Clone Cadets" | "ARC Troopers" | "Supply Lines" | "Sphere of Influence" | "Corruption" | "The Academy" | "Assassin" | "Evil Plans" | "Hunt for Ziro"
"Heroes on Both Sides" | "Pursuit of Peace" | "Nightsisters" | "Monster" | "Witches of the Mist" | "Overlords" | "Altar of Mortis" | "Ghosts of Mortis" | "The Citadel"
"Counterattack" | "Citadel Rescue" | "Padawan Lost" | "Wookiee Hunt"
Season 4
"Water War" | "Gungan Attack" | "Prisoners" | "Shadow Warrior" | "Mercy Mission" | "Nomad Droids" | "Darkness on Umbara" | "The General" | "Plan of Dissent"
"Carnage of Krell" | "Kidnapped" | "Slaves of the Republic" | "Escape from Kadavo" | "A Friend in Need" | "Deception" | "Friends and Enemies" | "The Box"
"Crisis on Naboo" | "Massacre" | "Bounty" | "Brothers" | "Revenge"
Season 5
"Revival" | "A War on Two Fronts" | "Front Runners" | "The Soft War" | "Tipping Points" | "The Gathering" | "A Test of Strength" | "Bound for Rescue" | "A Necessary Bond"
"Secret Weapons" | "A Sunny Day in the Void" | "Missing in Action" | "Point of No Return" | "Eminence" | "Shades of Reason" | "The Lawless" | "Sabotage"
"The Jedi Who Knew Too Much" | "To Catch a Jedi" | "The Wrong Jedi"
Season 6
"The Unknown" | "Conspiracy" | "Fugitive" | "Orders" | "An Old Friend" | "The Rise of Clovis" | "Crisis at the Heart" | "The Disappeared, Part I" | "The Disappeared, Part II"
"The Lost One" | "Voices" | "Destiny" | "Sacrifice"
Legacy
Star Wars: Darth Maul: Son of Dathomir ("The Enemy of My Enemy" | "A Tale of Two Apprentices" | "Proxy War" | "Showdown on Dathomir")

Crystal Crisis on Utapau ("A Death on Utapau" | "In Search of the Crystal" | "Crystal Crisis" | "The Big Bang")
Star Wars: Dark Disciple ("Lethal Alliance" | "The Mission" | "Conspirators" | "Dark Disciple" | "Saving Vos, Part I" | "Saving Vos, Part II" | "Traitor" | "The Path")

Season 7
"The Bad Batch" | "A Distant Echo" | "On the Wings of Keeradaks" | "Unfinished Business" | "Gone with a Trace" | "Deal No Deal" | "Dangerous Debt" | "Together Again"
"Old Friends Not Forgotten" | "The Phantom Apprentice" | "Shattered" | "Victory and Death"
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