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The Clone Wars – S1E5 : Rookies

Aired October 24th, 2008


Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Rookies is the fifth episode of the canon television series The Clone Wars, set in the prequel era. It was aired on October 24, 2008, as part of Season 1.



  • TypeAnimated
  • FormatEpisode
  • SeriesThe Clone Wars
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date10/24/2008
  • Season Number#1
  • Episode Number#5
  • CertificationTV-G

Official Synopsis

Alone on a distant outpost, Clone Commander Cody and Clone Captain Rex must inspire the rookie clones to believe in themselves to stave off a Commando droid invasion.

Opening Crawl

Episode 5

Clone forces rally! As the war escalates in the Outer Rim, the Jedi Knights are spread thinly across the galaxy. Many new clones are rushed into service to support their Jedi generals.

Unfortunately, because of the relentless demands of battle, many young clones must join the struggle before their intensive training has been completed. These clones, manning a vital network of tracking stations, are all that stand between the Republic and invasion…