‘Mandalorian’ Fans Stunned By Emmy Award Shocker

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Yesterday evening, showrunner Jon Favreau and executive producer Dave Filoni’s The Mandalorian went up against other popular dramatic television series — including Netflix hit The Crown — at the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards.

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The popular Disney+ Star Wars series was nominated in a number of prestigious categories, including:

  • Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (Carl Weathers as Greef Karga)
  • Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series (Timothy Olyphant as Marshal Cobb Vanth)
  • Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Giancarlo Esposito as Moff Gideon)
  • Outstanding Drama Series
  • Outstanding Casting For a Drama Series
  • Outstanding Writing For a Drama Series (Dave Filoni, “Chapter 13: The Jedi”)
  • Outstanding Writing For a Drama Series (Jon Favreau, “Chapter 16: The Rescue”)
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Although it is worth noting that The Mandalorian Season 2 already took home multiple Emmy awards for stunt work and visual effects last week — a feat praised by StarWars.com — bounty hunter Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal), Grogu (AKA “Baby Yoda”), and their many companions in the Star Wars universe did not garner a single win last night, much to the shock and dismay of Star Wars fans online.

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Eric Bott called out the powers-that-be at the Emmy Awards for The Mandalorian not winning any of the major awards it was up for:

The elites at the #Emmys hate masks so much they totally snubbed the one show about a dude in a mask, the #Mandalorian.

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Another user echoed this sentiment while replying to a Tweet about Marvel Studios’ WandaVision facing the same fate as Mando last night — many award nominations, yet no wins:

The people upset at this tweet need to pack it up. It’s the same reason the mandalorian was tied for being the most nominated yet didnt win a single primetime award…. the emmys just didnt wanna pull through

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Leo Marie didn’t agree with The Crown’s multitude of wins, noting that other great series were “snubbed” during the award ceremony:

I love #TheCrown but they did not deserve to win this many awards ! Wandavision, The handmaid’s tale & the mandalorian were snubbed BIG time !!! This #Emmys was a big snore

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Hannah very succinctly posted:

the mandalorian is getting snubbed. #Emmys

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To see all of the details about The Mandalorian‘s Emmy Award nods this year, visit the show’s official Emmy webpage.

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At this time, we know little about what exactly to expect in the world of The Mandalorian moving forward following the epic return of Jedi Knight Luke Skywalker (CGI Mark Hamill) in the Season 2 finale episode. Skywalker and his new Padawan, Grogu, could show up in any or all of the saga’s upcoming shows — The Book of Boba FettThe Mandalorian Season 3, and Ahsoka, starring Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano.

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