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First appearing on the German fan site Star Wars Union and being picked up by Jedi News. These two are reporting a rumor that the Star Wars: The Clone Wars episodes known informally as the bonus content are being branded as “Season Six” and are scheduled to appear on the German network SUPER RTL. I have included the episode titles and descriptions below so if you want to stay spoiler free stop reading after the large font.
Lending some credence to this rumor is the fact that SUPER RTL is partially owned by Disney. Disney has a 50% stake in the network along with RTL Group which also owns 50% of the company operating under the name of RTL DISNEY FERNSEHEN GMBH & CO. KG.
SUPER RTL has two press releases on their website about Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the first is an announcement of airing Season 5 episodes on Saturday in four episode blocks. The second announcement refers to doing something similar with “Season 6.” I have included the Google German to English translation of both releases below.
START: SATURDAY, 11 JANUARY AT 20.15 CLOCK, FOUR EPISODES FEATURE-LENGTH
THE CONTINUATION OF THE EPIC SAGA STAR FOR THE FIRST TIME ON FREE TV: SUPER RTL SHOWS THE FIFTH SEASON OF THE ANIMATED SERIES “STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS”
The high-quality animated series from George Lucas’ Star Wars universe is time between the movies “Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones” and “Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith” settled and describes the course of the Clone Wars. The Jedi Order is desperately trying to defeat the Separatists under the cunning Dooku, to save the Galactic Republic. But Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Master Yoda are quickly outnumbered, as the droid armies of the Separatists are cheap to replace and quickly. Only through courage, cohesion and ingenuity, it can manage to end the war and to bring lasting peace to the galaxy. But after the defeated believed Darth Maul has emerged unexpectedly again for the finale of the previous season, the Jedi must now compete against two powerful enemies at the same time. And slowly understand Master Yoda and Obi-Wan Kenobi that an even more dangerous Sith Lord could be behind all the intrigue, who tried to bring the galaxy under his control …
START: SATURDAY, 15 FEBRUARY AT 20.15 CLOCK, FOUR EPISODES FEATURE-LENGTH
EXCLUSIVE PREMIERE AT SUPER RTL: SIXTH SEASON OF THE ANIMATED SERIES “STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS” GERMAN PREMIERE
The high-class CGI series Star Wars: The Clone Wars (USA 2012) is one of the strongest quote formats of Primetime at SUPER RTL. Fans of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker come thanks staged action-packed space battles, exciting political conflicts, and epic battles their money. From the 15th February can look forward to a very special premiere the audience. Every Saturday at 20.15 clock shows SUPER RTL, the sixth season for the first time on German television.
The captivating series offshoot of George Lucas’ Star Wars universe plays between the movies “Star Wars: Episode II – Attack of the Clones” and “Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith”. It tells the story of the epic Clone Wars, which is illuminated in all its facets. The Jedi Order is desperately trying to defeat the Separatists under the cunning Dooku, to save the Galactic Republic. But Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Ahsoka Tan are often outnumbered, as the droid armies of the Separatists are cheap to replace and easy. Only through courage, cohesion and ingenuity, it can manage to end the war and to bring lasting peace to the galaxy. Master Yoda for a special mission to fulfill, as a devious enemy from the past could soon have a mystical weapon with tremendous strength. To prevent this must be Master Yoda embark on a long journey in which he will explain the disappearance of a fellow Jedi to reveal the secret of his hidden enemy.
I think the combination of the Disney ownership and the official press releases from the networks lends credence to these rumors, but this does not mean that the same number of episodes will be released in the United States, it doesn’t mean that the episode titles will be the same and it does not mean that the episodes will be distributed the same way here.
An announcement for United States distribution should be coming any time now. Stay tuned for more details.
EPISODE TITLE & DESCRIPTIONS (RUMORED)
Clone cadet Tup is suffering from a severe neurological disorder that causes the death of a Jedi master. Trying to find the motives for the assassination, Anakin escorts Tup back to Kamino for examination, but then they are attacked by the Separatists…
Clone cadet Tup is undergoing a medical examination in the sterile laboratories of Kamino to find the motives for his shocking attack on the Jedi master. For the examination to succeed, cadet Fives must enter the depth of Tup’s mind, where he finds a secret code manipulation in the cloning program of the Republic.
Clone cadet Tup is transported back to Coruscant, where his body is to be examined by the chancellor’s personal physician. Cadet Fives is also investigating the matter and discovers that a modified code has been hidden in the minds of all the clones…
Fives is still trying to find answers regarding the mysterious actions of clone cadet Tup. Hoping to personally speak with chancellor Palpatine, Fives finds himself suddenly accused of trying to murder the chancellor and decides to make a run for it.
An Old Friend
While on a mercy mission to the planet Scipio, Padmé Amidala’s’ old flame, Rush Clovis, gets in touch with her asking for help. Having made a stand against the corruption on his planet, Clovis has now become the target of the bounty hunter Embo. Together with Padmé, he is now trying to leave his planet and get help…
The Rise Of Clovis
Back on Coruscant, Clovis strikes a dubious deal to becomes the leader of his clan which is deeply mired in corruption. Anakin doesn’t trust Clovis, causing tensions in his relationship to Padmé.
Crisis At The Heart
Having made a deal with Count Dooku, Clovis finds himself drawn into the war. Since it was him who brought the war to his home planet of Scipio, the Republic is now forced to intervene.
The Disappeared (Part 1)
The peaceful world of Bardotta finds itself threatened by an ancient prophecy. Since now of all times its spiritual leaders have vanished, Bardotta’s people ask their representative in the senate for help. And Jar Jar Binks indeed manages to convince Jedi master Mace Windu that this matter is of grave importance…
The Disappeared (Part 2)
The Lost One