“Bring Back George Lucas,” ‘Star Wars’ Explodes After Controversial ‘Kenobi’ Ending

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George Lucas Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader

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The Star Wars universe is a better place with Obi-Wan Kenobi in the books, but that isn’t stopping some fans from wishing there was more to what debuted on Disney+.

Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan defending himself from incoming fire with his lightsaber.
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The limited series Obi-Wan Kenobi faced historic backlash upon the announcement that the streaming show would only receive six episodes, as well as actress Moses Ingram being attacked on social media for her Reva character.

Nonetheless, Kenobi redefined the streaming world and broke Disney+ records upon its landmark premiere.

Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi
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Now, controversies have reappeared with the sixth and final episode arriving.

With many stating that the finale felt “rushed” and left too many questions unanswered surrounding Reva, the confrontations and fate between Kenobi and Darth Vader, and the overall story structure, some fans are hoping that one day George Lucas could return and direct his brainchild once more:

There needs to be a petition to bring back George Lucas. The Kenobi series seemed so rushed, and so did rise of Skywalker. It’s so hard for Disney to produce a decent piece of content.

Another viewer shares:

Was the Obi Wan Kenobi show massively rushed? That show is suffering such disjointed writing, directing, editing, and scoring that really makes it feel hastily slapped together It’s not bad…. it’s just not… good.

Another fan writes:

Finished OBI-WAN KENOBI. Thoughts:
1. Stuck the landing. I’ll be watching the last episode a lot.
2. This shouldn’t have been a series. This should have been a movie. It would have played better. And it would have made a billion dollars.
3. Please do not make another one.

One fan shares an interesting point:

I really enjoyed Kenobi. The final episode is pretty good (Some awesome moments!!). My main issue with the series is that it felt rushed. I’m not sure why they didn’t add 2-3 more episodes to try and slow things down a little.

With only six episodes to tell a story that’s been in the making for 17 years, fans are wishing that there was another season of Obi-Wan Kenobi coming.

Obi-Wan Kenobi using his soresu stance to fight Vader
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Nonetheless, these comments shouldn’t deter fans from appreciating some amazing sequences and moments from the series’ finale, with countless viewers absolutely loving what they watched:

The #ObiWanKenobi finale was absolutely incredible. Literally, everything I wanted from this series was delivered. Now this is Star Wars.

Another fan writes:

#Kenobi Is quite possibly the best finale to Kenobi as a character, we’ve seen it all now! The time between Episodes 3 & 4 are finally complete for our favorite high ground lord. Well done Deborah Chow and crew!

But, with this hit show being deemed a “limited series” and Lucasfilm remaining quiet on the matter, this may be the last time fans will see Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen sharing the screen.

Nonetheless, with rumors that Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker/Sith Lord Darth Vader is set to appear in the upcoming Ahsoka series helmed by the great Dave Filoni, Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy and her talented team of storytellers know how to expand the world of George Lucas like never before.

More about Obi-Wan Kenobi

The story begins ten years after the dramatic events of Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, where Obi-Wan Kenobi faced his most significant defeat—the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, who turned to the dark side as evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.

obi-wan kenobi and darth vader rematch of the century lightsaber battle
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Related: “Get Dave Filoni On the Phone!”, ‘Star Wars’ Fans Demand New Series

“The rematch of the century” teased by Kathleen Kennedy, director Deborah Chow, and Lucasfilm will be supported by Moses Ingram (Inquisitor Reva), Joel Edgerton (Uncle Owen), Bonnie Piesse (Beru Lars), Kumail Nanjiani, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Sung Kang, Simone Kessell, and Benny Safdie.

Anakin and Obi-Wan dueling at the Jedi Temple
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Related: Bryce Dallas Howard Reportedly Returning to ‘The Mandalorian’ Ahead Fan Movement

The world of George Lucas is expanding beyond Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), Princess Leia (Carrie Fisher), Han Solo (Harrison Ford), Darth Vader (James Earl Jones), Jedi Master Yoda (Frank Oz), Ahsoka Tano (Ashley Eckstein), Darth Maul (Ray Parker), Anakin Skywalker (Boba Fett (Jeremy Bulloch/Temura Morrison), Obi-Wan Kenobi (Ewan McGregor), Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen), Grogu (AKA “Baby Yoda”), Bo-Katan Kryze (Katee Sackhoff), Koska Reeves (Sasha Banks), Fennec Shand (Ming-Na Wen), Moff Gideon(Giancarlo Esposito), the Millennium Falcon, the Death Star, and The Clone Wars.

Within the Star Wars franchise, Lucasfilm is moving past Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016) or the controversial Rian Johnson Star Wars film The Last Jedi (2018) as we dive into the Old Republic or explore new realities of the Star Wars universe with each new TV show or the upcoming Star Wars game like Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order 2 or Star Wars Eclipse.

Do you want another season of Kenobi? Comment below!

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