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The Clone Wars – S1E22 : Hostage Crisis

Aired March 20th, 2009


Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Hostage Crisis is the twenty-second episode of the canon television series The Clone Wars, set in the prequel era. It was aired on March 20, 2009, as part of Season 1.



  • TypeAnimated
  • FormatEpisode
  • SeriesThe Clone Wars
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date03/20/2009
  • Season Number#1
  • Episode Number#22
  • CertificationTV-G

Official Synopsis

To free crime lord Ziro Hutt, bounty hunters seize control of the Senate Building and take hostages—completely unaware at first that Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker is still inside.

Opening Crawl

Episode 22

Danger looms! Despite recent victories in the Outer Rim, criminal minds plot at the very heart of the Republic! The bounty hunter Cad Bane has assembled some of the deadliest criminals in the galaxy and plans a daring attack to seize members of the Senate. What can be the aim of this despicable act?