The sixth and final episode of Obi-Wan Kenobi is now streaming on Disney+ Hotstar Malaysia. l’ll be discussing heavy spoilers so if you haven’t seen it or want to avoid spoilers, now’s your chance to stop reading.
The limited six-episode series follows the titular Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi in exile, set 10 years after the events of Star Wars Episode III Revenge Of The Sith. It is executive-produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Michelle Rejwan, Deborah Chow, McGregor and series writer Joby Harold. Deborah Chow is the showrunner and she directed all six episodes.
Courtesy of Disney+ Hotstar Malaysia, we were given the opportunity to interview none other than the former Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker and current Dark Lord Of The Sith Darth Vader; Hayden Christensen himself.
Grant Feely’s Luke Skywalker finally speaks for the first time.
Obi-Wan Gives Tala’s Holster To Leia
For some reason, Obi-Wan gives Tala’s holster to Leia. Indira Varma’s Tala sacrificed herself to allow Obi-Wan and Leia to escape in Episode 5.
Obi-Wan Vs Darth Vader Rematch
This marks the third duel between Obi-Wan Kenobi after their first duel in Star Wars Episode III Revenge Of The Sith and their second duel in Obi-Wan Kenobi Episode 3.
This time around, Obi-Wan overpowers Darth Vader after finding hope and strength in the two Skywalker children, pelting the Sith Lord with a barrage of rocks.
Darth Vader Scar origins
Darth Vader’s helmet even gets slashed and damaged by Obi-Wan.
Something similar happened in Star Wars Rebels Season 2 Episode 21/21 ‘Twilight Of The Apprentice’ when Ahsoka Tano fought Darth Vader.
When Darth Vader opens his mask at the end of Star Wars Episode VI Return Of The Jedi, we can see a scar on his head. Now we know that he got that from Obi-Wan.
Obi-Wan Leaves Darth Vader Behind But Doesn’t Kill Him
Obi-Wan apologizes to Darth Vader.
He then leaves Darth Vader after the Sith Lord proclaimed that Anakin Skywalker is dead, saying:
“Then, my friend is truly dead.
Reva Almost Kills Luke Skywalker But Doesn’t
Reva doesn’t kill Luke Skywalker because she can’t bring herself to do it. However, Reva isn’t mentioned after that. Maybe we’ll meet her in 2023’s Star Wars Jedi Survivor? Who knows?
It’s Sir Ian McDiarmid As Emperor Palpatine
Sir Ian McDiarmid reprises his role as Emperor Palpatine AKA Darth Sidious.
Leia cOMICS lOOK
Her costume is reminscent of the one from the recent canon Marvel comics.
Obi-Wan Finally Wears The Same Clothes Seen In A New Hope
Obi-Wan Kenobi is finally wearing what we’ll see him wearing (by the late Sir Alec Guinness) in Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope.
The goggles are from his costume in the comics.
We’ve been waiting for six episodes but he finally said his iconic “Hello there.” line and how apt is it that he says it when meeting Luke Skywalker for the first time.
He first says the line in Star Wars Episode III Revenge Of The Sith when meeting General Grievous.
Obi-Wan Meets Force Ghost Qui-Gon Jinn
For the entire season, Obi-Wan has been calling out for his deceased master, Qui-Gon Jinn, and he finally appears as a Force Ghost. However, Liam Neeson’s name doesn’t appear in the credits, so they might have relied on digital audio wizardry, FX and CGI to recreate the the character.
That’s all, folks. Six episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi and so far, this is the only confirmed season. Until next time, excelsior!