WATCH: Star Wars Rebels in 2 minutes

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Sep 3, 2019, 8:25 AM EDT (Updated)

Star Wars Rebels is currently in its fourth and final season, and with the explosive midseason finale leaving us on an epic cliffhanger until 2018 two weeks ago, now's the perfect time to take a look back at the story of the animated series (so far) in less than two minutes.


SYFY WIRE's own Jackie Jennings is on hand to give the 411 on the Disney XD series created by Dave Filoni and set between the events of Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. Star Wars Rebels follows the adventures of the crew of the starship Ghost in a galaxy far, far away and has introduced new heroes in Ezra Bridger, Kanan Jarrus, Sabine Wren, Hera Syndulla, and Zeb Orrelios, along with some new and returning villains like the Inquisitors, Darth Vader, Darth Maul, and Emperor Palpatine.

The series even made the Expanded Universe's Grand Admiral Thrawn part of the official Star Wars canon and a major threat to be reckoned with in Season 4. Over the course of those four seasons, fan favorites such as Yoda, Lando Calrissian, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Princess Leia, and Saw Gerrera (among others) have showed up to lend a helping hand as the Rebellion takes shape.

Star Wars Rebels returns in 2018. Watch the video above to get up-to-date in mere minutes (two of 'em!).

Additional reporting by Nathalie Caron.