Monday, March 7, 2011

Clone Wars Bloopers: Ep. 3.19 "CounterAttack"

By: Benjamin Hart

I was definitely surprised by some of the things I found in this episode. I can almost guarantee you're going to want to watch the episode again once your done reading this. 

I have substantial evidence that insists that the the Clones in Obi-Wan's group had teleportation devices. It's the only logical explanation to how they moved about in this episode. First off, when the group arrives at the air vent Obi-Wan repels down the wall and motions for the others to come.
Cody steps back presumably to let odd Piell, or whatever his name is, go next, and he does.
But when he lands, Cody and the rest of the Clones are already there. How did that happen?
I guess we're supposed to assume that between those two cuts all the Clones repelled down the wall leaving Banana Piell to go last, not second. This is an editing blooper nonetheless.

Next, Help me count the Clones now! Let's see, there's Cody, a trooper without armor, two officers and two 212th Battalion Troopers. Altogether that make six Clones. Remember that!
  Later, after they're captured and brought before Sobeck, the two officers disappear leaving only four troopers
Sobeck kills one of the 212th Troopers leaving three.

They are escorted down the hall where R2's battle droids intercept them.
Now the Two officers have reappeared and the armor less trooper is gone.

Finally, when they meet up with R2, the Armor less Trooper is back
and the officers have ran off again.
And of course later they are all back together again.
So, what's your theory? Were they actually teleporting in and out of scenes or was it something else? I'm really curious as to how they pulled all that off.

Next, Sobeck tells piell, 
"I want your half of the information. Give it to me now, or I'll start executing your men!"
Wait a minute! How did he know that Orange Piell is only carrying half of the Nexus Route? In the last episode they were torturing Piell in order to get ALL the info, it was a secret even to Anakin and Obi-Wan that Tarkin also carried part of it. Plot hole or blooper? You be the judge.

Random Note: The many moods of Ahsoka Tano.

Happy Ahsoka
Sneaky Ahsoka
Disgusted Ahsoka

If you enjoyed this edition of CWB please click the share buttons below! If I made a blooper of my own or missed something please let me know in the comments below.

Well done Filoni and crew! You've created another instant classic episode. From the A New Hope musical cues, to the the Empire Strikes Back feel, to the prequel style action, it was awesome all around. Tarkin and Anakin's deepening relationship is very compelling. Anakin agreeing that the Jedi way is putting a damper on the war effort shows his unwillingness to follow the Jedi code and will push him closer to his destiny. The only thing bad about this one was the loss of one of my favorite Clones, CT-21-0408 A.K.A "Echo". His sacrifice sent shock waves through the fan community, he will truly be missed. I give this episode a 9.5, I don't see how it could have been much better. I'm looking forward to the conclusion of this story next week and the coming of everyone's favorite Wookiee in two weeks.

Until then, MTFBWY! -B-


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