Obi-Wan Kenobi’s Series Finale Nods To An Animated Series Duel

Series Obi-Wan Kenobi is filled with references to the universe of Star Wars. Necessarily. In the final episode of the series, a particular scene with the Jedi master echoes a cult moment from the animated series Rebels.

The last episode of the series Obi-Wan Kenobi was posted on the Disney+ streaming platform this Wednesday, June 22, 2022. After six episodes, the mini series is already coming to an end. Will there be a sequel? Rumors have been circulating on the net for some time for an extension. In the meantime, fans have plenty to ponder on several outstanding questions.

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In this final episode, the phantom menace hangs over young Luke Skywalker. Inquisitor Reva tries to get hold of the young man. Obi-Wan decides to abandon Princess Leia to protect him. Darth Vader meanwhile is still angry, tirelessly chasing his former master, in order to settle a dispute still in progress.

It was on this occasion that we were treated to a rematch after the fight during Revenge of the Sithwith a nice nod to a duel from the animated series Star Wars Rebels.

This scene in Obi-Wan Kenobi Already exists

Episode 6 of this mini series allowed Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader to face off once again. A fight mastered as a whole by the Jedi master, even if at one point he is on the verge of being defeated. Obi-Wan manages to regain the upper hand and heavily injure his former disciple. If this confrontation finally gives dynamism to the series, it especially allows the Jedi to mourn. He who is racked with guilt since Anakin went over to the dark side of the Force. But Vader, more terrifying and more obstinate than ever, leaves in the last minutes of the episode this sentence to make a definitive mark on his past of Anakin Skywalker: “This you weren’t the one who killed Anakin Skywalker. It’s me “. A dialogue that makes Obi-Wan realize that his former friend and disciple is really dead.

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Obi-Wan vs. Dark Vador // Source : Obi-Wan Kenobi (Disney+)

One can really wonder about the fact that Obi-Wan does not complete Darth Vader when he had the means. Obviously, compared to the events of the original trilogy, this is quite impossible. Even if taking into account this scene of the series, we say to ourselves that the Jedi could have solved many problems in the galaxy and saved the lives of many characters if he had gone to the end. Once again, his feelings will have gotten the better of him.

The most attentive and the most connoisseurs will have noticed that a scene during the fight between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader was similar to that experienced by Ahsoka Tano in Star Wars Rebelsalthough it’s of course not the same circumstances – Obi-Wan Kenobi being Anakin Skywalker’s former master, and Ahsoka his disciple.

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This scene in Obi-Wan Kenobi looks like Ahsoka and Darth Vader’s fight in Star Wars Rebels // Source : Reddit

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