In Bad Batch Season 2's New Trailer, Peace Was Never An Option

The Batch are back, and this time their enemies are the rising grip of authoritarianism, and also Giant Crabs.

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The Bad Batch, is ready to come back, and now the team behind Star WarsClone Wars spinoff has a new mission: fight back against the Empire instead of merely survive it.

Lucasfilm has dropped a new trailer for the second season of the spiritual Clone Wars sequel, set during the early years post-Revenge of the Sith. As the galaxy adapts to the rule of Emperor Palpatine, our titular heroes—a band of genetically-enhanced former Clone Commandos, all voiced by Clone Wars stalwart Dee Bradley Baker—and their young ward Omega (Michelle Ang) now find themselves navigating the struggle of making their own choices in a galaxy where order is derived from the absence of that choice.

Star Wars: The Bad Batch Season 2 | Official Trailer | Disney+

The show was created by Dave Filoni, and Jennifer Corbett acts as the lead writer. The sixteen-episode first season featured a number of cameos from across the Star Wars universe, including Fennec Shand, Saw Gerrera, Cad Bane, and Hera Syndulla, really enmeshing the Batch into the lore of this era of the Star Wars universe that nobody seems willing to let go of.

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After the trailer was released, Corbett announced the dates for the episode releases on twitter, which includes three two-episode drops at the premiere, midseason, and finale.

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The sixteen-episode second season will air on Disney+ January 4 through April 12, 2023. The first season of The Bad Batch is available to stream on Disney+ now.

This article was updated on 12/7 with additional information about the individual episode release dates. 

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