‘The Mandalorian’ Episode Synopses Released for ‘Star Wars’ Series

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“The Mandalorian” is a certified hit on the new streaming platform Disney+ and the series — which takes place in the world of “Star Wars” — has aired three episodes so far. Fans can’t get enough of this new show starring Pedro Pascal as the Mandalorian who has a precious cargo in his care that viewers have named as Baby Yoda.

The show, created by Jon Favreau, has been lauded for its visual storytelling as it depicts an expanded “Star Wars” universe.┬áThe show, created by Jon Favreau, has been lauded for its visual storytelling as it depicts an expanded “Star Wars” universe. According to data from Parrot Analytic, the series is currently the most in-demand original show on a streaming platform in the U.S., dislodging “Stranger Things” on Netflix. It has also earned a 90 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes from fans of the franchise.

Below are the next three episodes synopses to this interesting series:

Episode 5: The Mandalorian teams up with an ex-soldier to protect a village from raiders.
Episode 6: The Mandalorian helps a rookie bounty hunter who is in over his head.
Episode 7: The Mandalorian joins a crew of mercenaries on a dangerous mission.

The episodes directors include Bryce Dallas Howard, Dave Filoni and Rick Famuyiwa. Disney+ drops new episodes every Friday on its streaming platform. “The Mandalorian” takes place right after “Return of the Jedi” which explores what happens between the original trilogy and the latest sequel.

Here’s the full synopsis of the series:

After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. We follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.

“The Mandalorian” season 1 has eight episodes in total thus this run will end before the release of the final chapter in the movie trilogy, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” The show is currently filming its second season.