Is Obi-Wan Kenobi a Fit for Star Wars Continuity?

Is Obi-Wan Kenobi a Fit for Star Wars Continuity? ...

The following post reveals spoilers for the entire season of Obi-Wan Kenobi.

As a tale unto itself,Obi-Wan Kenobi is about as satisfying as Star Wars had ever had. Its got an exciting story, strong themes, and several impressive performances, including Ewan McGregor as an older, sad Obi-Wan, who finds a new hope grace to his relationship with the young Princess Leia.

But how might Obi-Wan have a connection with the young Leia without it coming up in the original Star Wars? If Obi-Wan spent all of that time in hiding betweenRevenge of the SithandA New Hope, how does that relate to him going off on this big adventure where he encounters Darth Vader multiple times? How does Obi-Wan return to the same old hiding place after all that chasing and fighting?

Obi-Wan Kenobi has provided very little precise answers to these and other questions. It''s more concerned with telling its story than worrying about continuity issues, which is one reason why it''s much more enjoyable than, say,The Book of Boba Fettwhich felt like an explanation article stretched across seven hours.

This is Star Wars, in which an explainer article extended seven hours, is a lot of fans desire a great Saturday night. So lets try to see if we can explain some of the more controversial aspects ofObi-Wan Kenobi, and how it does (or sometimes does) fit into establishedStar Warscontinuity.

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