All Bad Batch season 2 episodes ranked according to IMDb ratings

Let's check out how all 16 episodes in the second season of The Bad Batch rank according to their IMDb ratings.

(L-R): Echo, Captain Rex, Omega, Wrecker, Hunter, and, Tech in a scene from "STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH", season 2 exclusively on Disney+. © 2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & ™. All Rights Reserved.
(L-R): Echo, Captain Rex, Omega, Wrecker, Hunter, and, Tech in a scene from "STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH", season 2 exclusively on Disney+. © 2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & ™. All Rights Reserved. /
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16. Episode 5 “Entombed” - 6.3

"Entombed" is the episode that finds itself at the bottom of the season 2 pile with a somewhat lukewarm 6.3 rating on IMDb.

In it, our favorite clone squad embarks on what promises to be an Indiana Jones-esque adventure, searching for hidden treasures and perhaps a bit of their own past. Sounds exciting, right? Well, in theory, yes. In execution, it's akin to expecting a rollercoaster but ending up on the teacups. The episode tries to blend action and intrigue, throwing in a dash of mystery for good measure. Yet, despite these ingredients, it somehow manages to serve up a dish that's more of an appetizer than the main course. You're left feeling like you've just watched the crew go on a long walk for a short drink of water.

While it parades a series of action sequences, they feel disconnected from the larger narrative arc of the season, like a side quest that doesn't quite fit. The excitement of discovery and the thrill of the hunt are there, but they're fleeting, overshadowed by a sense that we're not moving forward. It's an episode that, while visually appealing and not without its moments of charm, lacks the emotional punch or plot significance that makes The Bad Batch such a compelling watch. Instead of gripping the edge of your seat, you find yourself reaching for your phone, half-expecting something more to happen.

15. Episode 10 “Retrieval” - 6.6

"Retrieval," finds itself snugly in the "could be better" zone, not for lack of trying but perhaps for its somewhat pedestrian premise.

It's like being on the sidelines of an adrenaline-pumping action sequence – you get the gist of the excitement but don't quite feel the wind in your hair. This episode, with our protagonists on a fetch quest, might have the makings of a thrilling adventure, yet it somehow ends up feeling more like a side mission than the main storyline. The essence of The Bad Batch lies in its ability to weave depth, character development, and high stakes into its narrative fabric. "Retrieval" flirts with these elements but doesn't quite make it to first base, leaving viewers entertained but perhaps craving a bit more substance or a twist that never comes.

While "Retrieval" serves up a slice of action and strategy, it doesn't fully capitalize on the rich emotional and thematic potential the series is known for. In a universe brimming with complex characters and moral quandaries, this episode feels like a missed opportunity to delve deeper into the hearts and minds of our beloved squad. It's not that the episode is lacking in fun or excitement - there are certainly moments that shine. But, in the grand scheme of things, it's a bit like snacking on popcorn when you're craving a feast – satisfying in the moment but ultimately not as fulfilling.