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The Clone Wars – S5E9 : A Necessary Bond

Aired November 24th, 2012


Star Wars: The Clone Wars - A Necessary Bond is the ninety-seventh episode of the canon television series The Clone Wars, set in the prequel era. It was aired on November 24, 2012, as part of Season 5.



  • TypeAnimated
  • FormatEpisode
  • SeriesThe Clone Wars
  • Release StatusReleased
  • Release Date11/24/2012
  • Season Number#5
  • Episode Number#97
  • CertificationTV-G

Official Synopsis

When General Grievous launches a full-scale attack on the pirate base on Florrum, Ahsoka and the younglings fight side-by-side with Hondo and his pirates to turn back the Separatist forces.

Opening Crawl

Episode 9

Pursued by pirates! While on a rite of passage, six Jedi younglings and Ahsoka Tano are ambushed. While protecting the young Jedi, Ahsoka was captured by the nefarious Hondo Ohnaka and taken to the planet Florrum. Marshalling their courage and training, the younglings infiltrated the pirate stronghold and rescued Ahsoka. Now we find our heroes in a race to their starship, with the pirates closing in….