The following article contains spoilers for this week’s episode of The Book of Boba Fett.
Y’know, if it had been a different episode, if it had been a different pair of episodes, I would have been excited.
The issue is…well, let’s call it Free Real Estate. This is when a story set within a pre-established universe is sidelined to prioritize references to another, unrelated part of the universe. The script, the runtime, the pages that could have been dedicated to telling the story that was promised instead goes to rehashing beats for nostalgia or setting up backdoor pilots. The creators saw that this story was taking place in the same universe as the characters they wished it was about and said, “It’s free real estate.“
Free Real Estate is the affliction faced by the two penultimate episodes of The Book of Boba Fett.Read More