Star Wars: Clone Wars

Season 2 Episode 5

Chapter XXV

Aired Friday 8:00 PM Mar 25, 2005 on Cartoon Network
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Chapter XXV
Anakin frees the enslaved and mutated Nelvaanians, but must once again draw on his anger in the process. General Grievous creates a diversion, leaving Shaak Ti to fight off over a dozen Magna Droids, leaving only Ronet Corobb and Foul Moudama to protect Chancellor Palpatine. Grievous had somehow got into the bunker and then proceeded to kill both Jedi. Shaak Ti arrives and he literally ties her up. Mace Windu turns up just as Grievous is boarding his shuttle, and damages the General, but his shuttle then takes off. When Obi-Wan and Anakin hear the news, they order their fleet back to Coruscant ...moreless

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  • The end of season 2

    This opens with Mace Windu and Yoda helping to defend the city against the attacking battle droids. They figure out that the invasion is really just a distraction from their main intent- the capture of Chancellor Palpatine! Ronet Corobb and Foul Moudama accompany the chancellor to the bunker while Shaak Ti stays behind to hold of the oncoming Magna Guards. She fights over a dozen Magna Guards by herself.

    On Nelvaan, Anakin defernds himself against the attacking mutated Nelvaan warriors. The last one (who was not totally transformed) escapes and helps Anakin. They destroy the devices implanted in the warriors which brings them back to their senses. He then tells Anakin about a crystal that must be destroyed in order to save Nelvaan. The Techno-Union scientists attemp to escape, but the Nelvaan Warriors start to attack them and the battle droids. Anakin finds the crystal, but is unable to penetrate the force field with his lightsabre. He uses his artifical "ghost hand" to crush the crystal, blowing up his hand in the process. He then taps into his anger to kill the remaining Techno Union scientists. The Nelvaan Warriors then rip off the guns that were implanted in place of the hands. When the crystal is crushed, the planet starts to return to normal.

    Anakin returns with the Nelvaans. At first, the women of the village turn away from the altered men. But then when the children embrace them, all is well. Anakin tells Obi-Wan of his vision in the cave. The Nelvanns rejoice and celebrate their victory.

    Palpatine, Ronet Corobb and Foul Moudama finally reach the bunker only to find that Grevious is there waiting for them. He kills Corobb and Moudama and takes Palpatine hostage. The guard droids fighting Shaak Ti stop and back off, and she realizes what has happened. She speed sthe the bunker only to also be defeated by Grevious. He ties her up and takes the chancellor to his ship. Mace Windu arrives, and force chokes Grevious' enitre body, crushing his lungs. He escapes with Palpatine, and Mace goes back to the bunker to rescue Shaak Ti.

    On the starship, Anakin is fixinghis broken hand, replacing it with a new one. Obi-Wan is telling him about the trial of looking into one self and into his own soul. He says that it is a person's decisions that shape their destiny.

    Just then, an urgent message come in from Coruscant. It is Mace Windu ordering Kenobi and Skywalker back to Coruscant. He tells them that Palpatine has been kidnapped, and that they must rescue the Chancellor. The episode ends with a a scence panning out from the space battle above Coruscant. This leads directly into the opening of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith.moreless
  • The ending is very well done and I am impressed.

    This season finale reveals the climax of the clone wars, where the Confederate forces are seen assaulting the Capital of the Republic: Coruscant. Jedi Master Yoda and Master Mace Windu are busy fighting off the Confederate ground forces, while Master Shaak Ti and two other Jedi knights attempted to evacuate the Supreme Chancellor. But the main ground invasion was only a distraction to the real reason of the attack, the capture of Chancellor Palpatine. General Grievous and his guards were tasked to do this evil bidding.

    In the meantime, Anakin Skywalker freed every mutated Nelvaan prisoners and once again coming close to the Dark Side as he feeds himself through his anger. After having reunite the Nelvaanians, Anakin and Obi-Wan got a distress call to return to Coruscant. It ends, with Mace Windu crushing Grievous' lungs and the battlefield slowly zooming out.

    The way the episode ends with the beginning of Episode 3 is really awesome. This season finale stands true to what Star Wars is all about.moreless
  • I love this is so cool. and the story fall right into revenge of the slich and i love it it so cool and cool and i love the warrir and when anaking dsd and mace-windu used force to choke genral grievious it wass cool i give high ball lovedmoreless

    Anyway cool

    xcxzcf i loved when genral grievious killed darth vader nananaa cool and again cool and agacin killed beary and we saw that stoopid jedi again i love this epie and so col and mace windu choked anakin with his hand and anakin killed here and peepled it love
Nick Jameson

Nick Jameson

Supreme Chancellor Palpatine

Frank Welker

Frank Welker

Outpost Commander

Tom Kane

Tom Kane


Corey Burton

Corey Burton

Count Dooku, Darth Tyrannous

Anthony Daniels

Anthony Daniels


André Sogliuzzo

André Sogliuzzo

Captain Typho, Battle Droids

Grey DeLisle

Grey DeLisle

Padmé Amidala/Shaak Ti, Nelvaanians

Recurring Role

Trivia, Notes, Quotes and Allusions


  • TRIVIA (3)

  • QUOTES (1)

    • General Grievous: You're mine, old man!
      Palpatine: You wouldn't dare hurt the supreme chancellor of the Republic, whatever would your master say?
      General Grievous: Then you're lucky they want you alive.

  • NOTES (4)

    • Awards:

      - Won a Annie Award for Best Animated Television Production for episodes "Chapters 21-25"

      - Won a Emmy Award for Outstanding Animated Program (For Programming One Hour or More) for vol. 2 (chapters 21-25)

      - Won a Emmy Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement in Animation for vol. 2 (chapters 21-25)

    • This is the final episode of the series, as the Clone Wars end soon after during the events of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. A new Cartoon Network series, focusing on new events during the entire Clone Wars is in development.

    • This is the final 2D animated Clone Wars episode; all future episodes will be done in CGI, using Lucasfilm's new animation studio in Singapore.

    • This episode ends with the beginning of Revenge of the Sith.


    • Anakin: About to destroy crystal

      When Anakin is about to destroy the crystal mutating the warriors, he jumps off and grabs hold of its "stalk" with his robot arm and bends down to destroy, It is just like the part in I, Robot when Detective Spooner jumps off and the same thing and kills VIKI.

    • Aliens: Nelvaanians
      The aliens that Anakin and Obi-Wan encountered are identified as "Nelvaanians." This is undoubtedly a nod to Nelvana, the Canadian studio that produced Droids, Ewoks, and the cartoon from the Star Wars Holiday Special.