|USA||2014||30||Science Fiction . Animation . Adventure . Action|
Ezra struggles with unanswered questions from the past on Empire Day -- his birthday -- while the Ghost crew uncovers key Imperial intel. A refugee of the Empire seeks help from the Rebels to get off the planet with important Imperial information.
|Episode Title:||Empire Day|
|Airs:||2014-11-17 at 09:00 pm|
Though firmly in the Lucas tradition, this is also a Disney cartoon, for a Disney crowd and a Disney corporation--watching, you can almost feel the plastic and the plush--and whatever the characters are up to, however cute or sentimental the business, it is smartly designed and cinematically staged, and not hard to enjoy.Los Angeles Times Full Review
A shipshape, neato-burrito side project that finds the right balance between hype and hyperspace.Washington Post Full Review
In terms of succeeding creatively, they haven’t just tried; done it, they have.Variety Full Review
It’s a better-than-average, serious-minded science-fiction cartoon, with well-executed space chases and battles but also an introspection more reminiscent of Japanese anime than of the usual American children’s animation.The New York Times Full Review