Star Wars: The 10 Biggest Live-Action References to Animated Shows
Star Wars has embraced animation for decades now, spanning all the way back to the mid-80s with shows like Droids and Ewoks on ABC. However, the animated series of Star Wars have become increasingly central to the franchise over the last two decades. This is largely a result of the various shows from the creative mind of Dave Filoni. Beginning with the 3D-animated Clone Wars series on Cartoon Network, which Filoni produced alongside George Lucas, much of the deepest world-building of the Star Wars galaxy has come from these shows.
For fans of The Clone Wars, Rebels, and the rest of Star Wars animation, these inclusions in the live-action stories are dreams come true.