Every Star Wars show made for Disney+ rated by IMDb Score

Every Star Wars show made for Disney+ rated by IMDb Score

Star Wars is one of the most popular and recognizable brands in the world, extending far beyond its origins as a film series to appear in any form of entertainment. Countless video games, comics, novels, and even holiday specials have been produced, often telling side stories with the franchise’s characters, or even abandoning the films’ heroes to instead focus on new characters as they embark on their own journeys.

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While Star Wars movies have had a tough time lately, evidenced by the frosty reception of the sequel trilogy, the franchise is going strong on the TV front. After becoming the home of Star Wars in the age of streaming services, Disney+offers fans an increasing number of shows in the universe. These range from live-action dramas, CGI creations that explore the backstories of fan-favorite characters, and even an anthology of anime shorts.

7/7 ‘Visions’ (2021-) IMDb Score: 7

A character who carries a katana-like lightsaber

One of the best animated Star Wars shows, Visions sees seven of Japan’s top animation studios put their own spin on it Star Wars. Each studio was given free license to adapt the franchise as they saw fit, resulting in a stylish series that often changes animation and storytelling styles with each episode.

As each episode tells a new story with different protagonists, older characters are largely ignored in favor of introducing new heroes to the franchise. Visions anthology template shows how great Star Wars could be when it moves away from the Skywalker saga to instead focus on the diverse stories found in this fascinating universe.

6/7 ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ (2022) IMDb Score: 7.1

Obi-Wan hugs young Leia in Obi-Wan Kenobi

Luke’s mentor Obi-Wan Kenobi is regarded as one of the best characters in Star Wars and Ewan McGregorhis appearance as a younger version of the Jedi Master is perhaps the greatest part of the prequel trilogy. Fans had wanted McGregor to return to the role for years, and the recently released Obi-Wan Kenobi the series made that dream come true.

Set 10 years later Revenge of the Sith, the series begins with Obi-Wan hiding on Tatooine, watching a young Luke Skywalker. When he is informed that Leia has been kidnapped, he quickly engages in a rescue mission and comes face to face with shadows from his past. While Obi-Wan doesn’t quite reach the heights of the other live action Star Wars shows, it shines a bright light on a period that was missing from the film series, and gives McGregor another opportunity to slip into one of his most famous roles.

5/7 ‘The Book of Boba Fett’ (2021-) IMDb Score: 7.3

Fennec Shand and Boba Fett in The Book of Boba Fett
Image via Lucasfilm

Despite only receiving a small amount of screen time in the original trilogy, Boba Fett has always been one of the franchise’s most popular and enduring characters. His backstory was explored in the prequel trilogy, while the second season of The Mandalorian revealing that he survived the events Return of the Jedi.

After his run-ins with Mando, Fett (Temuera Morrison) finally got his own show with The Book of Boba Fett. The series follows Fett and his colleague Fennec Shand (Ming-Na Wen) as they take over Jabba the Hutt’s old territory, all in an attempt to establish their own criminal empire. The Book of Boba Fett isn’t a perfect show, but it’s still comforting to see Fett back in action after a long absence from the screen.

4/7 ‘The Bad Batch’ (2021-) IMDb Score: 7.8

Gungi the Wookie Jedi in The Bad Batch Season 2 trailer
Image via Disney+

A spin-off of the popular The Clone Wars series, The Bad Batch follows a troop of clone troopers, dubbed the Bad Batch due to suffering from genetic mutations. Each has a special ability as they work as a mercenary unit, taking on a series of dangerous missions as they travel the galaxy in the wake of the Clone Wars.

Following the beloved Clone Wars was always going to be a difficult task, but The Bad Batch is a worthy sequel. The show is beautifully animated while exploring the franchise’s deep lore, making it a must-see for die-hard fans of the universe. The first season was well received, and a second season is due to be released early next year.

3/7 ‘Tales of the Jedi’ (2022-) IMDb Score: 8.3

Ahsoka Tano battles an unnamed Sith Inquisitor in 'Tales of the Jedi'

Tales of the Jedi consists of six episodes, the first three focusing on Ahsoka Tano while the latter three revolve around a young Count Dooku before he has been taken to the dark side. Along with these two famous characters, the short animated series also shows the lives of other Jedi introduced in the prequel trilogy, such as Mace Windu and Qui-Gon Jinn.

Instead of being its own bold new version of Star Wars universe, Tales of the Jedi instead attempting to fill in the gaps between larger and wider listings. This makes it perfect for lore enthusiasts and anyone looking to learn more about their favorite characters, as the superbly crafted show greatly enhances the worlds and characters it contains.

2/7 ‘Andor’ (2022-) IMDb Score: 8.4

Andor escapes

The most recent Star Wars show released, Andor has been met with universal acclaim and is one of the best reviewed shows of 2022. Tells the story of Cassian Andor (Diego Luna), which first appeared in Rogue Onethe show shows his beginnings as a thief before becoming a powerful spy for the resistance.

Andor was praised for its mature storytelling, which is not always common in Star Wars. The show considers deep themes as it explores the political landscape of the universe and those who wish to disrupt this balance of power. This well-written story is enhanced by superb performances from a talented ensemble cast.

1/7 ‘The Mandalorian’ (2019-) IMDb Score: 8.7

The Mandalorian and the Child

The gold standard of Star Wars on the small screen, The Mandalorian is the best that has come from the property in decades. Set five years later Return of the Jedistars of the series Pedro Pascal as the titular bounty hunter, as he goes from planet to planet accepting contract work that always puts him in the middle of conflicts.

The Mandalorian is best known for the character known as “the Child”, the baby Yoda lookalike whose cute face has been plastered all over every corner of the internet. Cute mascot aside, The Mandalorian makes for absorbing television as its mix of great characters, exciting set pieces and emotional storytelling make it the best Star Wars shows on Disney+.

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