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The Clone Wars – S3E20 : Citadel Rescue

Aired March 11th, 2011


Star Wars: The Clone Wars - Citadel Rescue is the sixty-fourth episode of the canon television series The Clone Wars, set in the prequel era. It was aired on March 11, 2011, as part of Season 3.



  • TypeAnimated
  • FormatEpisode
  • SeriesThe Clone Wars
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date03/11/2011
  • Season Number#3
  • Episode Number#64
  • CertificationTV-G

Official Synopsis

After their ship and only way off the planet is destroyed, Anakin and Obi-Wan must lead the escaped prisoners across Lola Sayu’s perilous landscape as Plo Koon commands a task force of four cruisers and their fighters through the Separatist defenses in a daring rescue. Even Piell is ravaged by anooba tracking beasts, but before he dies, he passes on his Nexus Routes coordinates to Ahsoka. When the survivors return to Coruscant, Ahsoka knows half the intel, and refuses to disclose it to anyone but the Jedi Council, while Tarkin refuses to hand over his half to anyone other than the Chancellor.

Opening Crawl

Episode 20

Trapped behind enemy lines! Carrying secret information vital to the Republic’s war effort, Jedi Master Even Piell and Captain Tarkin were taken prisoner by the Separatists. An elite strike team led by Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker landed on the planet Lola Sayu and infiltrated the prison.

The team rescued Master Piell and Tarkin, but they were pursued by the prison’s evil commandant, Osi Sobeck. During the escape, their ship was destroyed. Now we find them on the run, desperate to escape the trap that is the Citadel….