The WORST Episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 26, 2021

Network: Disney+

As The Clone Wars sweep through the galaxy, the heroic Jedi Knights struggle to maintain order and restore peace. More and more systems are falling prey to the forces of the dark side as the Galactic Republic slips further and further under the sway of the Separatists and their never-ending droid army.

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Senate Murders

#1 - Senate Murders

Season 2 - Episode 15 - Aired Mar 19, 2010

Searching for the truth is easy. Accepting the truth is hard. When a Senator dies under suspicious circumstances, Padmé sets out to find the person responsible.

star 6.89
1,920 votes
Writers: Drew Z. Greenberg
Dangerous Debt

#2 - Dangerous Debt

Season 7 - Episode 7 - Aired Apr 3, 2020

Who you were does not have to define who you are. Taken prisoner by the Pykes, Ahsoka and the Martez sisters attempt to escape.

star 6.96
590 votes
Deal No Deal

#3 - Deal No Deal

Season 7 - Episode 6 - Aired Mar 27, 2020

Mistakes are valuable lessons often learned too late. Trace makes a rash decision after learning what they are transporting is for the Pyke Syndicate.

star 7.00
596 votes
Bombad Jedi

#4 - Bombad Jedi

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 21, 2008

Heroes are made by the times. The Separatists think that Jar Jar Binks is a Jedi Knight, when the comical Gungan and C-3PO fight to save Padmé Amidala from doom at the hands of evil Viceroy Nute Gunray.

star 7.00
2,289 votes
Directors: Jesse Yeh
Writers: Henry Gilroy, Kevin Rubio, Steven Melching
Blue Shadow Virus

#5 - Blue Shadow Virus

Season 1 - Episode 17 - Aired Feb 13, 2009

Fear is a disease; hope is its only cure. Padmé and Jar Jar run into trouble while looking for a Separatist bio-weapons lab, leaving Anakin, Obi-Wan and Ahsoka to rescue them and contain a deadly virus.

star 7.06
1,884 votes
Directors: Giancarlo Volpe
Writers: Craig Titley
A Sunny Day in the Void

#6 - A Sunny Day in the Void

Season 5 - Episode 11 - Aired Dec 8, 2012

When all seems hopeless, a true hero gives hope. After a comet damages their shuttle, R2-D2, Colonel Gascon, and the other droids crash on a desolate planet where they must make their way across a bewildering expanse of emptiness to carry out their mission.

star 7.14
1,221 votes
Directors: Kyle Dunlevy
Writers: Brent Friedman
Gone With a Trace

#7 - Gone With a Trace

Season 7 - Episode 5 - Aired Mar 20, 2020

If there is no path before you, create your own. After leaving the Jedi Order, Ahsoka Tano finds herself in the underworld of Coruscant where she befriends aspiring pilot Trace Martez. Enlisted by Trace’s sister Rafa to help build dangerous droids, Ahsoka opts to keep her Jedi past a secret.

star 7.17
617 votes
Writers: Charles Murray, Dave Filoni
Mercy Mission

#8 - Mercy Mission

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 7, 2011

Understanding is honoring the truth beneath the surface. A mission to save the planet Aleen and its people is launched by the droids.

star 7.20
2,000 votes
Together Again

#9 - Together Again

Season 7 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 10, 2020

You can change who you are, but you cannot run from yourself. Ahsoka bargains for the sisters’ freedom and makes a startling discovery.

star 7.21
574 votes
Senate Spy

#10 - Senate Spy

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 16, 2009

A true heart should never be doubted. Padme is asked by the Jedi Council to look into a Separatist conspiracy dealing with the Senate.

star 7.24
1,882 votes
Directors: Steward Lee
Writers: Melinda Hsu
Evil Plans

#11 - Evil Plans

Season 3 - Episode 8 - Aired Nov 5, 2010

A failure in planning is a plan for failure. Look out Threepio! While on an important shopping trip on Coruscant, C-3PO is kidnapped by the sinister bounty hunter Cad Bane in a dastardly plot to free Ziro The Hutt. Can R2-D2 help his counterpart escape in time to warn the Jedi?

star 7.25
2,191 votes
Writers: Craig Van Sickle, Steve Mitchell
Shadow of Malevolence

#12 - Shadow of Malevolence

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Oct 10, 2008

Easy is the path to wisdom for those not blinded by ego. Anakin utilizes new long-range Y-wing bombers to lead a strike on General Grievous' warship.

star 7.29
3,172 votes
Directors: Steven Melching
Writers: Brian Kalin O'Connell
Downfall of a Droid

#13 - Downfall of a Droid

Season 1 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 7, 2008

Trust in your friends, and they'll have reason to trust in you. During a battle with the Separatists R2-D2 is lost and they must find him before the Separatists do because of the military secrets locked inside the droid.

star 7.29
2,468 votes
Directors: Rob Coleman
Writers: George Krstic
Corruption

#14 - Corruption

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired Oct 8, 2010

The challenge of hope is to overcome corruption. 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.

star 7.30
2,228 votes
Directors: Giancarlo Volpe
Writers: Cameron Litvack
The Disappeared (1)

#15 - The Disappeared (1)

Season 6 - Episode 8 - Aired Mar 7, 2014

Without darkness there cannot be light. The peaceful world of Bardotta finds itself threatened by an ancient prophecy. Since now of all times its spiritual leaders have vanished, Bardotta's people ask their representative in the senate for help. And Jar Jar Binks indeed manages to convince Jedi master Mace Windu that this matter is of grave importance...

star 7.30
985 votes
Directors: Steward Lee
Writers: Jonathan W. Rinzler
Lightsaber Lost

#16 - Lightsaber Lost

Season 2 - Episode 11 - Aired Jan 22, 2010

Easy isn't always simple When a wily pickpocket steals Ahsoka's lightsaber, she enlists the help of an ancient Jedi to track down her weapon and reclaim her honor.

star 7.31
1,855 votes
Directors: Giancarlo Volpe
Writers: Drew Z. Greenberg
The Gungan General

#17 - The Gungan General

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Jan 9, 2009

Fail with honor rather than succeed by fraud. In order to escape their capture, Anakin and Obi-Wan team up with Jar Jar Binks. As if that wasn't bad enough, they must bring Count Dooku with them to the Jedi Knights.

star 7.31
2,047 votes
Directors: Justin Ridge
Writers: Julie Siege
Supply Lines

#18 - Supply Lines

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Sep 24, 2010

Where there's a will, there's a way. 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, Senator Bail Organa and Representative Jar Jar Binks are dispatched to the planet of Toydaria, where they must convince the King Katuunko to send aid.

star 7.31
2,574 votes
Writers: Eoghan Mahony, Steven Melching
Jedi Crash

#19 - Jedi Crash

Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Jan 16, 2009

Greed and fear of loss are the root that lead to the tree of evil. When Anakin suffers from extensive injuries in battle, the Jedi Knights must find help on a hostile planet. However, things are only made worse by Ahsoka's constant attempts at controlling her emotions.

star 7.33
2,051 votes
Directors: Rob Coleman
Writers: Katie Lucas
Sphere of Influence

#20 - Sphere of Influence

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired Oct 1, 2010

A child stolen is a hope lost. 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.

star 7.33
2,334 votes
Directors: Kyle Dunlevy
Writers: Katie Lucas, Steven Melching
Nomad Droids

#21 - Nomad Droids

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Oct 14, 2011

Who's the more foolish, the fool or the fool who follows him? C-3P0 and R2-D2 encounter danger at every turn when they visit two hostile worlds and have a run-in with pirates.

star 7.33
1,952 votes
Secret Weapons

#22 - Secret Weapons

Season 5 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 1, 2012

Humility is the only defense against humiliation. R2-D2 is part of a team of Republic droids chosen for an important mission led by the diminutive Colonel Gascon to obtain an encryption module from a Separatist dreadnought. The droids must overcome numerous challenging obstacles to succeed in this crucial assignment.

star 7.36
1,265 votes
Directors: Danny Keller
Writers: Brent Friedman
Rising Malevolence

#23 - Rising Malevolence

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Oct 3, 2008

Belief is not a matter of choice, but of conviction. An attack by a devastating new Separatist weapon – the powerful starship Malevolence – leaves Jedi Master Plo Koon and his clone troopers struggling to survive until Anakin Skywalker and Ahsoka can find them.

star 7.37
3,618 votes
Directors: Dave Filoni
Writers: Steven Melching
Voyage of Temptation

#24 - Voyage of Temptation

Season 2 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 5, 2010

Fear not for the future, weep not for the past. As the Jedi and their clones defend Duchess Satine from assassination attempts, Anakin discovers that Obi-Wan and the Duchess have a history together.

star 7.39
1,931 votes
Writers: Henry Gilroy, Paul Dini, Scott Murphy
The Disappeared (2)

#25 - The Disappeared (2)

Season 6 - Episode 9 - Aired Mar 7, 2014

Wisdom is born in fools as well as wise men. Jar Jar Binks' beloved Queen Julia of the planet Bardotta has been abducted by the bloodthirsty Frangawl Cult to fulfill a dark and ancient prophecy. Representative Binks and Jedi Master Windu must find the missing Queen before the cult can rise in power.

star 7.39
901 votes
Directors: Bosco Ng
Writers: Jonathan W. Rinzler