The BEST Episodes of Star Wars Rebels

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Sep 19, 2021

Network: Disney XD

Set between the events of Star Wars: Episodes III and IV, the story unfolds during a dark time when the evil Galactic Empire is tightening its grip of power on the galaxy. Imperial forces have occupied a remote planet and are ruining the lives of its people. The motley but clever crew of the starship Ghost — cowboy Jedi Kanan, ace pilot Hera, street-smart teenager Ezra, the “muscle” Zeb, warrior firebrand Sabine, and cantankerous old astromech droid Chopper — is among a select few who are brave enough to stand against the Empire. Together, they will face threatening new villains, encounter colorful adversaries, embark on thrilling adventures, and become heroes with the power to ignite a rebellion.

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Twilight of the Apprentice (2)

#1 - Twilight of the Apprentice (2)

Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 30, 2016

After gaining information about the Sith, Kanan, Ezra, and Ahsoka battle the Inquisitors with the help of a new ally, but are overmatched when Vader arrives.

star 8.85
1,176 votes
Family Reunion – and Farewell (2)

#2 - Family Reunion – and Farewell (2)

Season 4 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 5, 2018

Ezra's team takes drastic action to free Lothal, entering Imperial HQ, and Thrawn returns to stop them; Ezra must surrender and confront a greater evil.

star 8.78
530 votes
Writers: Dave Filoni, Henry Gilroy, Kiri Hart, Simon Kinberg, Steven Melching
Family Reunion – and Farewell (1)

#3 - Family Reunion – and Farewell (1)

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 5, 2018

Ezra and the Ghost crew look to complete their ultimate mission: to liberate Lothal from the clutches of the Empire.

star 8.59
981 votes
Writers: Dave Filoni, Henry Gilroy, Kiri Hart, Simon Kinberg, Steven Melching
Twin Suns

#4 - Twin Suns

Season 3 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 18, 2017

Reacting to a vision of Maul, Ezra defies Hera and Kanan to travel to a remote planet in hopes of stopping the former Sith Lord from carrying out his plans.

star 8.47
1,569 votes
Directors: Dave Filoni
Writers: Dave Filoni, Henry Gilroy
A World Between Worlds

#5 - A World Between Worlds

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 26, 2018

While the other rebels engage the Imperial forces outside the Jedi Temple, Ezra gains access inside and experiences a stunning revelation.

star 8.36
1,042 votes
Writers: Dave Filoni
Twilight of the Apprentice  (1)

#6 - Twilight of the Apprentice (1)

Season 2 - Episode 19 - Aired Mar 30, 2016

Kanan, Ezra and Ahsoka gain information about the Sith and battle the Inquisitors with the help of a new ally, but when Vader arrives they quickly find themselves overmatched.

star 8.35
1,549 votes
Directors: Dave Filoni
Writers: Dave Filoni, Simon Kinberg, Steven Melching
Jedi Night

#7 - Jedi Night

Season 4 - Episode 10 - Aired Feb 19, 2018

The Ghost Crew infiltrates the Imperial headquarters on Lothal to save one of their own.

star 8.32
1,050 votes
Writers: Dave Filoni, Henry Gilroy
Zero Hour (2)

#8 - Zero Hour (2)

Season 3 - Episode 21 - Aired Mar 25, 2017

Trapped on Atollon with the rebel base under siege, Hera and Kanan fight to keep the squadron alive as Ezra attempts to rally help from an unexpected source.

star 8.26
1,338 votes
Directors: Justin Ridge
Writers: Henry Gilroy, Matt Michnovetz
Fire Across the Galaxy

#9 - Fire Across the Galaxy

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Mar 2, 2015

The rebels must infiltrate the heart of an Imperial fleet to rescue Kanan.

star 8.08
1,681 votes
Directors: Dave Filoni
Writers: Simon Kinberg
Zero Hour (1)

#10 - Zero Hour (1)

Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired Mar 25, 2017

In final preparations for their attack on Lothal, Phoenix Squadron’s plans are disrupted when Grand Admiral Thrawn discovers their location.

star 8.08
1,518 votes
Directors: Justin Ridge
Writers: Steven Melching
Through Imperial Eyes

#11 - Through Imperial Eyes

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Feb 25, 2017

Fearing that the identity of a rebel spy will soon be discovered by the Empire, the rebels launch a plan to rescue the spy before he is caught.

star 8.06
1,565 votes
Directors: Saul Ruiz
Writers: Henry Gilroy, Nicole Dubuc
Shroud of Darkness

#12 - Shroud of Darkness

Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Mar 2, 2016

Kanan, Ezra, and Ahsoka return to the Jedi Temple on Lothal, seeking answers from Yoda about the Inquisitors’ ability to continually track the rebels.

star 8.06
1,429 votes
Directors: Saul Ruiz
Writers: Henry Gilroy, Kevin Hopps
Trials of the Darksaber

#13 - Trials of the Darksaber

Season 3 - Episode 14 - Aired Jan 21, 2017

To help recruit her people to join the rebels, Sabine reluctantly agrees to learn to wield an ancient Mandalorian weapon but finds the challenge more difficult than expected.

star 8.04
1,492 votes
Directors: Steward Lee
Writers: Dave Filoni
A Fool's Hope

#14 - A Fool's Hope

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Mar 5, 2018

Ezra calls in every favor he can to rally together a ragtag group for a seemingly impossible fight against Governor Pryce and her Imperial forces.

star 8.01
969 votes
Writers: Henry Gilroy, Steven Melching
Wolves and a Door

#15 - Wolves and a Door

Season 4 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 26, 2018

Ezra leads the Ghost crew back to the Jedi temple on Lothal where they discover that the Empire has diabolical plans for the powerful secrets it holds.

star 7.94
1,025 votes
Writers: Dave Filoni
Path of the Jedi

#16 - Path of the Jedi

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 5, 2015

Ezra must face a great challenge as part of his growth as a member of the team.

star 7.92
1,651 votes
Directors: Dave Filoni
Writers: Charles Murray
Visions and Voices

#17 - Visions and Voices

Season 3 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 10, 2016

Haunted by visions of Maul, Ezra must journey across the galaxy to engage in a strange ritual to sever his connection to Maul.

star 7.90
1,575 votes
Directors: Bosco Ng
Writers: Brent Friedman
The Honorable Ones

#18 - The Honorable Ones

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 24, 2016

Zeb and Agent Kallus find themselves stranded on an ice planet after a failed Imperial ambush of the rebels. With Kallus injured from the escape pod crash, he and Zeb must work together to survive the harsh conditions.

star 7.88
1,355 votes
Directors: Brad Rau
Writers: Kevin Hopps
Legacy of Mandalore

#19 - Legacy of Mandalore

Season 3 - Episode 15 - Aired Feb 18, 2017

Hoping to enlist her family to help the rebels, Sabine returns to her home world with Kanan and Ezra but soon finds herself embroiled in her family's power struggle for Mandalore.

star 7.88
1,551 votes
Directors: Mel Zwyer
Writers: Christopher L. Yost
Breaking Ranks

#20 - Breaking Ranks

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Nov 3, 2014

The Rebels send Ezra on an undercover mission into the Imperial Academy to steal a decoder. When a couple newly made academy friends are put in danger by an edict of the Emperor, Ezra attempts to escape from the Academy with them.

star 7.88
1,955 votes
Directors: Steven G. Lee
Writers: Greg Weisman
Steps Into Shadow

#21 - Steps Into Shadow

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Sep 24, 2016

Ezra, Sabine, Zeb, Chopper and Hera sets out to rescue Hondo Ohnaka, while Kanan finds an ancient force creature know as The Bendu.

star 7.86
1,718 votes
Droids in Distress

#22 - Droids in Distress

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 13, 2014

The rebels intercept a shipment of weapons intended for the Empire and accidentally end up hosting a pair of droids.

star 7.85
2,566 votes
Directors: Steward Lee
Writers: Greg Weisman
In the Name of the Rebellion (2)

#23 - In the Name of the Rebellion (2)

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 23, 2017

After being separated from Hera and Kana, Ezra and Sabine join the desperate quest of Saw Gerrera to hunt down the Empire's elusive secret super weapon.

star 7.85
1,030 votes
Writers: Matt Michnovetz, Steven Melching
The Lost Commanders

#24 - The Lost Commanders

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired Oct 14, 2015

Ahsoka sends the Rebel crew to find and recruit a war hero to their cause, but when they discover it is Captain Rex, trust issues put the mission at risk.

star 7.85
1,795 votes
The Future of the Force

#25 - The Future of the Force

Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Dec 2, 2015

The rebels learn that the Inquisitors are seeking out Force-sensitive children, and they work together to protect the young ones from the Inquisitors' pursuit.

star 7.85
1,454 votes