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The Mandalorian | Too many COO-cook droids spoil the Bantha stew?

There is such a thing as too much of a good thing and that also goes, sadly for The Mandalorian

The Mandalorian returns for a second season on October 30th; streaming exclusively on Disney+ and I couldn’t be more excited. However, over the last year or so; many rumors have surfaced about the fabled Season 2 of the breakout show, mainly the appearance of many familiar faces. While this might seem awesome, in reality, fan service really is not something that a series should be built on. That’s the fatal flaw of The Force Awakens.

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The Mandalorian Season 2 is only 8 episodes so there is little time for too many characters to appear but if all the rumors are true; what makes The Mandalorian such a fantastic show will be muddled and bogged down by fan spam. The Mandalorian introduced us to a whole cast of incredible new characters and really doesn’t need so many cameos. Rumors have swirled with talk of Ahsoka, Maul, Luke Skywalker, Ezra Bridger, Sabine Wren, Bo-Katan, and even Boba Fett appearing and while this might be awesome in theory, it could really take away from the Mandalorians trailblazing path.

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The worst would be Boba because that would just be shoehorning another Mandalorian in the show, just to re-market him. Fett is dead and he’s the clone of a fake Mandalorian. He’s dead. Let him digest in the Sarlacc. We don’t need him. I have no doubt that Season 2 will be exemplary; yet I will not appreciate the desire to please fanboys and girls, spoil the soup.

Let’s hope we just get Ahsoka and maybe a Yoda/Yaddle parent mention and allow the brilliant mind of Jon Favreau to continue to break the mold.

 

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Max Nocerino is a new addition to the Future of the Force roster. He is a passionate Star Wars fan and loves the literature of the galaxy far, far away. Follow him on Twitter @MaxN2100 where he channels his passion frequently!

 

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