Series: Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Season 1, Episode 5
Original Air Date: October 24, 2008
"Rookies" provides something you don't get much in the Star Wars movies: the experience of the common soldier. Just as in the real world, hours of tedium are peppered with moments of sheer terror, death and disaster a constant threat. Take away the space opera trappings and "Rookies" could fit in nicely with the military adventure movies of the 1950s and '60s.
Apart from Star Wars, Baker's extensive television work includes American Dad! and Phineas and Ferb. His most significant big screen performance came in 2014's The Boxtrolls, for which he was nominated for an Annie Award. In video games, he has contributed to the Halo franchise and numerous television tie-in games. He met his wife while both were working in children's theater. The couple have two daughters.
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