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Following its broadcast premiere Monday night, Disney XD has released the fire installment of its animated short-form series “LEGO Star Wars: The Resistance Rises.”
In “Poe to the Rescue,” Resistance pilot Poe Dameron (with help from C-3PO and BB-8) hatches a plan to snatch a captured Admiral Ackbar from the clutches of the First Order’s Captain Phasma and Kylo Ren.
The nearly seven-minute short features all the humor and silliness we’ve come to expect from LEGO shorts, with BB-8 “disguising” a Resistance ship by slapping on First Order logos, C-3PO going on about his red arm, and Ackbar shouting “It’s a trap!” as he’s jolted from sleep.
Announced just last week, the miniseries takes place prior to the events of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” and tells new stories starring characters from the film.