The Mandalorian takes a stand on the line between good and evil in its latest episode
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âEmpire. New Republic. Itâs all the same to these people,â comments Migs Mayfield (Bill Burr) in the latest episode of The Mandalorian.
For a while, it seems that the show believes it, dressing Mando up in stormtrooper armor as he goes to desperate lengths to save Baby Yoda (neÃ© Grogu) from Moff Gideon. In âThe Believer,â itâs not an X-Wing swooping in triumphantly to save our heroes; itâs Imperial TIE Fighters â a symbol that fans have come to associate with the forces of evil in the galaxy, potent symbology that The Mandalorianâs first season finale relied on to great effect.
And director Rick Fukuyama works to really sell the audience on the victory of the Empire: soaring music plays in the background, as the baseâs garrison rushes…