Cartoon Net to Air Clone Wars Mini-thon

If you’ve been missing the three-minute installments of the animated Star Wars: Clone Wars series on Cartoon Network, be sure to set your VCR this Friday night. On Nov. 21, the toon outlet will air the first five episodes back-to-back starting at 7:30. The 2001 animated feature Pokémon III will follow at 8:00 p.m.

Friday will also see the conclusion of Clone Wars’ initial run. Episodes 6-10 will air from 9:30-10 p.m., immediately following Pokémon III. The remaining 10 installments (No. 11-20) will premiere in spring ’04 on Cartoon Network.

Star Wars: Clone Wars began airing on Nov. 7. Produced at Cartoon Network Studios by an animation team led by Samurai Jack and Dexter’s Laboratory creator Genndy Tartakovsky, the miniseries is presented in 20 chapters that continue the saga where the feature film Star Wars: Episode II–Attack of the Clones left off.