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The Clone Wars – S4E8 : The General

Aired November 4th, 2011


Star Wars: The Clone Wars - The General is the seventy-fourth episode of the canon television series The Clone Wars, set in the prequel era. It was aired on November 04, 2011, as part of Season 4.



  • TypeAnimated
  • FormatEpisode
  • SeriesThe Clone Wars
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date11/04/2011
  • Season Number#4
  • Episode Number#74
  • CertificationTV-G

Official Synopsis

General Krell orders Captain Rex and the clone troopers of the 501st Legion to conquer a heavily fortified Umbaran airbase, and will not accept anything less than victory. It is an almost certain suicide mission, unless the clones can use their ingenuity to defeat their new enemy.

Opening Crawl

Episode 8

Turning the tide! As Separatist control over vital but isolated supply routes expands, Republic forces invade a key planet, the darkened world of Umbara. In the midst of helping Obi-Wan Kenobi’s battalion conquering the Umbaran capital, Anakin Skywalker is called away to Coruscant. His battalion is temporarily placed under the command of Jedi General Pong Krell, a shrewd and temperamental leader. Krell’s reckless strategy forced Captain Rex to retreat with his platoons in a disastrous defeat….