The Star Wars Vintage Collection brings classic cartoons and shows to Disney Plus
Disney Plus is getting a giant inflow of classic Star Wars shows and films within the newly added “Star Wars Vintage Collection,” which brings retro Star Wars content material to streaming.
The most notable addition is the animated brief The Story of the Trustworthy Wookiee — which famously noticed the introduction of fan-favorite character Boba Fett as a part of the notorious Star Wars Vacation Particular, which aired in 1978 and was by no means launched once more. The brief had beforehand seen the sunshine of day as an Easter egg on the 2011 Blu-ray field set of the primary six Star Wars films, however the Disney Plus debut marks the broadest launch of The Story of the Trustworthy Wookiee to date.
It’s additionally the primary time any piece of The Star Wars Vacation Particular has been broadly launched for the reason that authentic airing in 1978. Followers hoping for the remaining shouldn’t get their hopes up, although: the corporate confirmed to io9 that there aren’t any plans to launch extra of the extensively panned particular sooner or later.
Additionally newly added on Disney Plus is Genndy Tartakovsky’s 2D animated Clone Wars sequence, which aired on Cartoon Community in 2003. The stylized sequence was the primary Star Wars present to attempt to fill within the gaps of the titular battle between Episode II and Episode III, one thing that the CGI-animated Clone Wars present would finally broaden on sooner or later. Not like the extra trendy sequence (which is included in Disney’s present canon storyline, together with its successor spinoffs Rebels and the upcoming Dangerous Batch), the Tartakovsky present isn’t thought-about a part of the “official” timeline anymore; that stated, components that the present launched, just like the villainous cyborg Basic Grievous, have been included in different Star Wars media.
Lastly, the gathering provides a number of out-of-print shows and films from the ‘80s, together with the live-action TV films Caravan of Braveness: An Ewok Journey and Ewoks: The Battle for Endor, together with the animated Ewoks cartoon — none of which have been simply obtainable since they have been launched on VHS. Moreover, the Star Wars: Droids animated sequence is deliberate to arrive on Disney Plus later this 12 months.
The full checklist of newly added shows and films obtainable to stream right this moment is as follows:
- Caravan of Braveness: An Ewok Journey
- Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
- The Story of the Trustworthy Wookiee
- Genndy Tartakovsky’s Clone Wars sequence
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