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  • Summary: Kazuda “Kaz” Xiono (Christopher Sean) is sent by the Resistance to spy on the First Order while working as a mechanic on Colossus, the re-fueling platform on an outer-rim water planet and living with Poe's friend Yeager (Scott Lawrence).
  • Genre(s): Animation, Action & Adventure, Science Fiction

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  1. Reviewed by: Dave Trumbore
    Oct 9, 2018
    80
    Star Wars Resistance is a promising start to a new, high-flying adventure shepherded by the talented Filoni and his team, and it’s one that I hope long-standing fans and a new generation of Resistance fighters alike will come to love.
  2. Reviewed by: William Hughes
    Oct 5, 2018
    75
    In the past, Star Wars has only ever given us brief glimpses of what it’s like to pass through any given hive of scum and villainy (even one that’s been sanitized for kids’ TV). Resistance seems ready to give the little guy his shot, and for a franchise that’s always loved an underdog, it’s an idea that arrives with a lot of force.
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  1. Positive: 3 out of 11
  2. Negative: 7 out of 11
  1. Oct 9, 2018
    10
    I wouldn't say this really feels like the Star Wars I know, but thats a good thing. It felt fresh and new and the animation style was aI wouldn't say this really feels like the Star Wars I know, but thats a good thing. It felt fresh and new and the animation style was a welcome change from TCW and Rebels. Dave Filoni is proving to be one of the great voices in Star Wars. Expand
  2. Oct 16, 2018
    8
    Honestly not understanding a lot of the hate. I think the largest problem this series faces is that it doesn't have stakes. But thats about it.
  3. Oct 8, 2018
    8
    I didn't expect a lot from this series, but I enjoyed this pilot a lot more than I did with the Rebel series premier. I don't have experienceI didn't expect a lot from this series, but I enjoyed this pilot a lot more than I did with the Rebel series premier. I don't have experience with the animation style, but I love the way this show looks. The color palette really pops. By the time Kaz/Poe arrive at the Colossus I was totally hooked on the look and feel of this series and it feels very much like Star Wars to me.

    I'm amazed at how well the new characters are introduced. It's all very organic and it's funny. I love the mix of creatures/humans so far. Oh, and the ships look amazing!

    I don't expect Poe to be a huge part of this series, but he's used well to introduce us to Kaz. I really loved how Neeku Vozo was introduced and how he spread the rumor that Kaz was the best pilot in the galaxy. I was curious how BB-8 would be used, but he seems to be a major part of the series despite being Poe's droid. This takes place pretty close to The Force Awakens so I expect this show to pass The Last Jedi in future seasons.

    Overall this show is a lot of fun. It's full of great characters who I'm sure are going to be further developed. It also has some strong minor characters. Fix, Orka and the bartender whose name escapes me probably won't be huge characters, but they have some good moments. This is a show that should appeal to children and fans alike. Plus, it should serve to give us some much needed backstory on the First Order, the Resistance, and the New Republic.
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  4. Oct 26, 2018
    3
    Basically SWR consists of a string of nonsensical actions by the characters for the sake of plot convenience. For example Poe recruits Kaz,Basically SWR consists of a string of nonsensical actions by the characters for the sake of plot convenience. For example Poe recruits Kaz, basically at random and within the first five minutes of meeting him. Kaz is not the most brilliant character either doing the most dumb things that will have you asking if he is really that stupid. Another question is to whom this is aimed at. Yeah, supposedly kids, but #1 it is canon so naturally all star wars fans would like to consume it, and #2 it is too late at night for kids. So, what gives? Anyway, final verdict, SWR is too stupid, unfunny and boring. It might improve, but first impressions are important. Expand
  5. Oct 9, 2018
    1
    More poor writing. No depth in characters. They can't create a compleling story for any new characters. In TFA and TLJ, they started greatMore poor writing. No depth in characters. They can't create a compleling story for any new characters. In TFA and TLJ, they started great with Rey and Finn, then they screwed up their stories...and made them dull. Disney is doing the same thing with Resistance....but they can't even get a good character with a good story started. Also silly dialog....i know its for children...but give the characters something interesting to say. Its like they are just filling time. Expand
  6. Dec 10, 2018
    1
    I have to say this show is a disappointment half way through season 1. The writing is awful. The scenarios that the characters findI have to say this show is a disappointment half way through season 1. The writing is awful. The scenarios that the characters find themselves in are ludicrous even by children's standards. The character's reactions to the situations they find themselves in is even more ludicrous. There is little to no character development. The series was sold as a series about racing and becoming a star pilot. So far the only racing the main character has done was in the first episode. While this show may be airing on Disney and so many will say this is just a kid's show, Clone Wars and Rebels were able to satisfy the needs of both children and adults at the same time. Other cartoons are also able to successfully walk the line between being a show that is interesting and fun for kids as well as adults. Star Wars:Resistance fails miserably at this. Expand
  7. Jan 15, 2019
    0
    awful!!! it does not have the essence of a SW universe, i would rather seen something else

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