Mystery Of A Thousand Moons

The Clone WarsAnakin and Obi-Wan have taken into custody the evil Dr. Nuvo Vindi, creator of the deadly Blue Shadow Virus. But as Padmé, Jar Jar and Ahsoka oversee cleanup, they realize that a vial of the deadly substance has gone missing. An explosion releases the virus inside Vindi’s compound, infecting some inside, including Ahsoka. The Republic forces must prevent the remaining battle droids from releasing the virus onto the planet. Anakin and Obi-Wan, meanwhile, undertake a mission to obtain the antidote from the planet Iago before the virus takes its toll.

written by Brian Larsen
directed by Jesse Yeh
music by Kevin Kiner / original Star Wars themes by John Williams

Cast: Matt Lanter (Anakin Skywalker), James Arnold Taylor (Obi-Wan Kenobi), Dee Bradley Baker (Commander Cody / Captain Rex), Catherine Taber (Padmé Amidala / Angel), Michael York (Dr. Nuvo Vindi), Ashley Eckstein (Ahsoka Tano), James Mathis III (Captain Typho), Matthew Wood (Battle Droids), David Kaufman (Jaybo Hood), BJ Hughes (Jar Jar Binks), Phil LaMarr (Amit Noloff), Tom Kane (Narrator)

LogBook entry by Philip R. Frey

Notes: This episode concludes the Blue Shadow Virus two-parter. It is production number #2.02.

Jedi Fortune Cookie: “A single chance is a galaxy of hope.”

In Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, Anakin compares Padmé to “angels” from “the moons of Iago”. This is referenced by having Padmé’s voice actress voice the angel in this episode.

David Kaufman started working in the early 1980s with small parts on shows such as Remington Steele and Simon & Simon. Eventually he transitioned into voice work, most notably as Marty McFly on the animated Back To The Future series. He also worked on Superman: The Animated Series and again followed in Michael J. Fox’s footsteps by voicing the lead character in the snimated series Stuart Little.

Brian Larsen has worked as a storyboard artist on TV shows Foster’s Home for Imaginary Friends and The Life and Times of Juniper Lee, as well as films Sky High and Ratatouille.