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The Clone Wars – S3E1 : Clone Cadets

Aired September 17th, 2010


Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Clone Cadets is the forty-fifth episode of the canon television series The Clone Wars, set in the prequel era. It was aired on September 17, 2010, as part of Season 3.



  • TypeAnimated
  • FormatEpisode
  • SeriesThe Clone Wars
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date09/17/2010
  • Season Number#3
  • Episode Number#45
  • CertificationTV-G

Official Synopsis

Five headstrong clones struggle to complete their training on Kamino. These cadets – Hevy, Cutup, Droidbait, Fives and Echo – seem to be a “bad batch” and are unable to work as a team. As Shaak Ti and drill instructors Bric and El-Les debate the cadets’ fate, the clones learn to work together and accept their destiny as soldiers.

Opening Crawl

Episode 1

Clone troopers unite! As war rages across the galaxy, the Republic’s clone army strives for victory against the evil forces of the Separatists. Bravery, valor, unity — the lifeblood of victory on the battlefield and in space.

It all begins on the planet Kamino, where Jedi General Shaak Ti oversees the training of clones with the help of contracted bounty hunters. Bred to be perfect soldiers, these cadets must first be subjected to intense physical and mental training before heading off to war….