• In Star Wars: The Bad Batch, Season 2, Episode 3, "The Solitary Clone," the show's creators use the audience's nostalgia to make the Clone Troopers' shift to the series' villains more devastating.
  • The episode highlights the oppression of Palpatine's Empire and the clones' role in surpressing the people they once tried to save.
  • Commander Cody and Clone Force 99 show that many clones still fought back against the Empire's cruelty despite Palpatine's manipulation.