Kid Tested – Uncle Approved: “Star Wars: Clone Wars” (2008-2014)

This review was first published in the Holyoke Enterprise on May 28, 2015.



I’m not ashamed to admit that I was immensely excited for the “Star Wars” prequels to come out in the early 2000s. I had discovered the original trilogy thanks, strangely enough, to the “Weird Al” Yankovic song “Yoda”, his parody of “Lola”. My family wasn’t big into “Star Wars” (and still isn’t), but my brother had seen most of, if not all of, “Return of the Jedi” in school. I asked him never-ending questions about the movies, trying to figure out what they were about based on the song and the very little knowledge he retained from watching the last of a trilogy he didn’t actually care about. I finally watched the original trilogy on VHS and then got the re-mastered box set for Christmas a few years later. I couldn’t wait for “The Phantom Menace”!

And then it came out. Continue reading “Kid Tested – Uncle Approved: “Star Wars: Clone Wars” (2008-2014)”

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