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New Star Wars animated series planned, George Lucas spinning in his grave 18 Mar, 2010, 06:44 / 13 comments

With The Clone Wars improving a lot in its current second season and getting progressively darker, Lucasfilm is obviously worried that Star Wars is getting good again and so are planning a new animated series for pre-schoolers. Yes, kindergarteners, nursery schoolers, or those annoying brats that Anakin brutally murdered in Episode III. Presumably that last scene won't make it to this new series.

Anyway, the working title is 'Squishies' for god knows what reason, and is reportedly based on the popular/crap line of squat toys called 'Galactic Heroes'. What part of the Star Wars timeline it will cover is anyone's guess.

Star Wars Babies next, anyone?
Comments: 13 / Source: IESB

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  • jp-30 on 18 Mar, 2010, 19:38…
    It's not like this is some new 'appeal to the kids with a cartoon' concept.

  • clone2727 on 19 Mar, 2010, 02:56…
    Heh. I have my Droids VHS somewhere. I recall hating it.
  • Giygas on 19 Mar, 2010, 00:49…
    Denny Delk played Wicket on that TV show.
  • Shmargin on 18 Mar, 2010, 18:51…
    I dunno, Muppet Babies kicked ass when I was little....Maybe this will too...But probably not.
  • 3headedmonkey on 18 Mar, 2010, 16:54…
    why this star wars bashing? this is just a rumour and i don't believe we will ever see a serie like that...
  • Giygas on 18 Mar, 2010, 15:20…
    Wow, is this real?
  • The Tingler on 19 Mar, 2010, 02:24…
    It not April yet, sorry. So yes.
  • Fealiks on 18 Mar, 2010, 08:54…
    Let's ruin star wars some more!

    Seriously though, I'm looking forward to the live action imperial-focused show they're working on.
  • haydenwce27 on 18 Mar, 2010, 08:12…
    Oh no! No, no, no, no, no, no! Stop now, the animated Clone Wars series was actually good in my opinion, but these new plans are not. Look, pre-schoolers like the classic Star Wars anyway, there is no reason to degrade the Star Wars franchise to suit their level of intelligence. Someone needs to start a petition protesting against the dumbing-down of the Star Wars series!
  • clone2727 on 18 Mar, 2010, 12:03…
    I remember being 4 years old and watching the original Star Wars VHS over and over and over...
  • jp-30 on 18 Mar, 2010, 08:24…
    you could try simply not watching this show.
  • Trunks on 18 Mar, 2010, 18:35…
    If the series was aired on pre-school only channels like Nick Jr or Sprout, noone would really see it anyway.
  • Jeff on 18 Mar, 2010, 23:00…
    I would be fine with this, as long as it is not their main "thing", where they base a ton of games off of it and stuff (like they have done with Clone Wars).