The second season of Star Wars Rebels provides some of the best moments the animated Star Wars universe has to offer. Ezra Bridger, Kanan Jarrus, and Ahsoka Tano dive deeper into the ways of the Force. Hera Syndulla emerges as one of the leaders of the Rebellion in its early stages. Darth Vader looms as the season's biggest villain, supported by two terrifying Inquisitors. With all these exciting developments, it is easy to see how these episodes are some of the highest-rated of the entire series, according to IMDB.
Here are 5 of the highest-rated episodes from Star Wars Rebels season 2, according to IMDB.
1. Episode 22: Twilight of the Apprentice: Part 2
The "Twilight of the Apprentice" arc is one of the shining accomplishments of the show. The second half is a nail-biting, epic conclusion to the season, complete with betrayal, sacrifice, and a showdown between a beloved former Master/Apprentice duo. This emotional rollercoaster is the culmination of what makes Star Wars so special, which is why it earned the highest IMDb rating of any Rebels episode with a 9.8!
2. Episode 21: Twilight of the Apprentice: Part 1
When Ezra, Kanan, and Ahsoka explore a mysterious planet once controlled by the Sith, they make a surprising discovery finding a character who has been missing since the Clone Wars. The return of Maul puts an unexpected wrench in the Jedi's plans, as his connivance leads them on a dangerous path. As the heroes run into conflicts both externally and from within their own ranks, they get closer to discovering the secrets of the Sith.
3. Episode 18: Shroud of Darkness
The threat of the Inquisitors has led Ezra and Kanan back to the Jedi temple on Lothal; this time, they're accompanied by Ahsoka. In their quest for a defense against their foes, they are confronted with visions created by the temple to challenge them. The experience allows each character to grow, overcome doubts, and connect to the Force further. This episode allows us to journey into the minds of each character and learn more about how they see the universe.
4. Episode 1: The Siege of Lothal: Part 1
The Ghost crew's allegiances between Lothal and the growing Rebellion lead them back to their home planet and right into a trap. As they race to escape the Empire's grasp, they come face to face with Vader for the first time. The strategic maneuvers of Vader and the thrills of following the Rebels on the run combine into a must-see episode.
5. Episode 10: The Future of the Force
When the Inquisitors begin kidnapping children, it is up to the three Jedi to solve the mystery of the disappearances and rescue the younglings. The episode finds a balance between high-stakes adventure and light-hearted humor. In addition to the hijinks of Zeb protecting a baby, this episode includes a brilliant lightsaber battle between Ahsoka and the Inquisitors.