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The Mandalorian: Chapter Five

Hello everyone! So you might have noticed I gave up on blogging daily quickly. I didn’t expect how tired I would be and last year I was a little more motivated….. this year I’ll admit I’m not motivated. Prepping for Star Wars week, working, trying to live is all draining me. So we’re gonna do Star Wars week and our Monday Mandalorian reviews and then just wing the rest if I chose to.

Speaking of which, there will not be a Mandalorian review next Monday due to Star Wars week. I can’t remember which movie is that Monday, but rather than two posts on that day I’m going to be doing just two episodes in one post the following week.

Also, I am changing our header for the week starting whenever I finish it (probably once I finish writing this) so yay! A preview of the Star Wars Week fun!

Anyways, let’s get onto The Mandalorian.

Before proceeding, read my spoiler warning here and proceed with caution.

So I’m going to give it to you straight: this one didn’t do anything for me.

All of the other episode’s we’ve seen so far have blown my mind, made me feel the feely feels and what not, but this one…. not so much. I watched it twice because the first time I was making dinner and thought I might have missed something and the second time I was eating dinner but I still wasn’t impressed with it.

It’s more of a filler episode than anything to me, as the Mandalorian is still running from bounty hunters still trying to take back the little baby Yoda. In doing so he takes a lot of damage to his ship so he lands it on Tattooine (it took me a lot longer than it should have to catch that it was indeed Tattooine).

He has to find work to pay the woman repairing his ship and for the extra she charges him once baby Yoda comes out of the ship after a nap so he helps a breaking out bounty hunter with a job to hunt down Ming-Na Wen’s character.

And then it all sort of back fires and he leaves at the end of the episode, killing the new bounty hunter.

The best part of the episode was the spurs on the boots of an unknown character. A lot of people are saying Boba Fett which doesn’t make sense to me if the show takes place after Return of the Jedi like I thought. I really hope it’s not Boba, cause I don’t really care about it being Boba.

I’m upset the most that they killed of Ming-Na Wen’s character so quickly. I love Ming, she’s a brilliant actress and they should have kept her around longer. Especially since she’s a Star Wars super fan – imagine the positivity she could have brought to it all??

All in all not a fantastic episode, which is okay actually. Not everything has to be fantastic but man, I do wish it were a little bit better. And longer – the episodes have to be longer and I need more of them.

That’s about all I got for this one! See you on the launch of Star Wars week later on in the week!


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