Star Wars: The Bad Batch Episode 12: What to Expect?

‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ episode 11 is arguably the show’s most cohesive episode yet as it charmingly and effortlessly connects the story to the greater ‘Star Wars‘ universe. The episode shifts the focus from the Clone Force 99 and essentially serves as an origin story for the fan-favorite character from ‘Star Wars: Rebels,’ Hera Syndulla.

The fact that this side-story adds weight to the Clone Force 99’s overall arc stands to prove the show’s ingenious style of storytelling can be slow yet very rewarding for the viewers. If you missed the latest episode and need to catch up, you can find the highlights in the recap section. For those clamoring for next week’s episode, here’s everything you need to know about ‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ episode 12.

Star Wars: The Bad Batch Episode 12 Release Date

‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ episode 12 premieres on July 16, 2021, at 3 am ET on Disney+. The first season of the animated series consists of 16 episodes, and new episodes are released weekly, on Fridays.

Where to Stream Star Wars: The Bad Batch Episode 12 Online?

‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ is an exclusive offering from Disney+ and cannot be streamed outside the platform. Subscribers can watch episode 12 from the date and time mentioned above on Disney+.

Star Wars: The Bad Batch Episode 12 Spoilers

The twelfth episode of ‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ is called ‘Rescue on Ryloth.’ The installment will likely feature Hera and Chopper once again. The Imperial Clone Troopers will be looking to tie loose ends in their plot against Cham, and their search for Hera is likely to intensify. The Bad Batch might swoop in and rescue Hera and Chopper, but they will have an uphill battle against Crosshair and his troop.

It may no longer be possible for the Bad Batch to maintain their neutral stance, and some desperate actions might be required to emerge unscathed from the situation. How Hera’s interactions with the Bad Batch affect her larger role in the galaxy far, far away might also be touched upon in the upcoming episode.

Star Wars: The Bad Batch Episode 11 Recap

‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ episode 11 is titled ‘Devil’s Deal’ and opens on Ryloth where resistance leader Cham Syndulla has reluctantly agreed to work with Admiral Rampart and the Empire after a new mining facility is announced by Orn Free Taa, the planet’s greedy senator. Meanwhile, Cham’s daughter, Hera, a young girl interested in becoming a pilot, works with Cham’s trusted ally, Gobi Glie.

Glie is working on building resistance against the Empire. However, unbeknownst to Glie, a recovered Crosshair is keeping a close eye on him. Hera accompanies Glie on a mission to retrieve some blasters for the resistance sent by Cid. The Clone Force 99 arrives with the blasters. Hera and Omega bond over their shared love for spaceships. However, as Hera and Glie leave after the handover of the blasters, Crosshair shoots down their ship.

The duo is arrested, accused of treason, and will be punished without a trial. The word of this reaches Cham, and Hera’s mother, Eleni, rush to the scene. Cham and Eleni lead an attack on the convoy transporting Hera and Glie. Crosshair shoots Taa, and Cham and Eleni are framed for his attempted assassination. As the couple is taken into custody, Hera and her trusted droid, Chopper, flee the scene.

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