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Old November 27 2013, 11:03 PM   #1141
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Re: Star Wars The Clone Wars Season Five News and Discussion

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Either way, at least we're getting sixth season content. When Cartoon Network pulled the plug there were more than a few of us who thought Ahsoka walking slowly away into the Coruscant sunset would be the last thing we'd see and there'd be no adequate story bridge between the series and Revenge of the Sith.
Wasn't it Disney and not Cartoon who pulled the plug?
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Old November 27 2013, 11:08 PM   #1142
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Well, that's a given at this point since the cancellation came on the heels of the Disney takeover so they were connected. I just meant the official cancellation announcement from Cartoon Network. Disney can issue an edict ordering production to stop but the official cancellation itself was in the hands of the network and they're the ones who had to formally pull the plug.

For instance, NBC cancelled the original Trek, not Desilu or Paramount, while on the other hand Disney decided it was time for The Clone Wars to end. Sometimes the studio kills a project before a network even has the chance to make a call.
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Old November 27 2013, 11:19 PM   #1143
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I don't believe it was CN given how badly they were doing, TCW was one of their few bright spots.
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Old November 30 2013, 12:31 AM   #1144
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The way I heard it was Clone Wars was going to Disney XD then somewhere it came out that it was in fact cancelled by Disney, not Cartoon Network.
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Old November 30 2013, 12:56 AM   #1145
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If that's the case then thanks for the correction. Studio and network politics can often be a mess to sort through.
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Old December 1 2013, 01:49 AM   #1146
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So basically Disney did the same thing to The Clone Wars that they did to The Spectacular Spider-Man?
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Old December 1 2013, 04:47 PM   #1147
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That was Marvel and Sony though.
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Old December 1 2013, 05:27 PM   #1148
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^Well, yes, exactly. Spectacular was a Sony co-production, but Sony gave up the TV rights to Spider-Man in exchange for getting to keep the movie rights. And once Marvel had the TV rights back, they elected to end SSM and make their own show instead, which is why we're now stuck with the vastly inferior Ultimate Spider-Man.
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Old December 2 2013, 12:45 AM   #1149
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My mistake, I thought that happened after Disney had control of Marvel.
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Old December 2 2013, 04:21 AM   #1150
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^Err, maybe it was. It might've been Sony and Disney that made the deal about how to divvy up the Spider-Man rights. I'm not sure of the timing.
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Old December 21 2013, 04:01 PM   #1151
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Another Dave Filoni Interview on the Star wars Blog

http://starwarsblog.starwars.com/201...n-five-part-3/
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Old December 21 2013, 04:34 PM   #1152
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Filoni wrote:
What happens next with her, and when you see it, that’s kind of the fun, I think. Fans can say, “Maybe we will get to see that.” Just like when I was a kid, “Maybe I will get to see what Darth Vader was like when he was young,” and then I did, finally.
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The stories coming out definitely will cause a lot of debate and discussion among fans, which is what good Star Wars stories always do
Just like bad Star Wars stories, including ones that trash previous continuity while managing to miss the point of Attack of the Clones.
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Old December 26 2013, 11:55 PM   #1153
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Regarding the Clone Wars Season 5 DVD, what did they do with "Revival"? Did they keep it as the first episode, since it aired as a season premier on TV, or did they move it back to being part of the Darth Maul arc?
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Old December 27 2013, 12:15 AM   #1154
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They moved it back.
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Old January 8 2014, 01:38 AM   #1155
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The Clone Wars finale will be seen... in the comics.
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