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The Clone Wars – S1E4 : Destroy Malevolence

Aired October 17th, 2008


Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Destroy Malevolence is the fourth episode of the canon television series The Clone Wars, set in the prequel era. It was aired on October 17, 2008, as part of Season 1.



  • TypeAnimated
  • FormatEpisode
  • SeriesThe Clone Wars
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date10/17/2008
  • Season Number#1
  • Episode Number#4
  • CertificationTV-G

Official Synopsis

Padmé Amidala and C-3PO are taken hostage by General Grievous, leaving Anakin and Obi-Wan to save the Senator and complete the destruction of the Malevolence. Anakin and Obi-Wan chase down the Malevolence, hoping to destroy it before it can escape. But when Padmé and C-3PO are captured and held hostage aboard, the Jedi are forced to hatch a new plan.

Opening Crawl

Episode 4

Grievous in retreat! Before the battleship Malevolence could destroy an Outer Rim clone medical base, a Republic strike force, under the command of Jedi General Anakin Skywalker, crippled the warship, disabling its dreaded ion cannon.

Now the Jedi relentlessly pursue the Malevolence….