The Mandalorianâs biggest mystery answered by diving into the prequelsâ most controversial aspect
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For much of The Mandalorian, Baby Yoda has existed as the showâs ultimate MacGuffin. The Empire â particularly, Giancarlo Espositoâs Moff Gideon â has been willing to go through huge expense and effort to get their hands on the little green guy, but one of the biggest questions in the series has been âwhy?â
Season 2, episode 4, âThe Siege,â finally gives an answer â but itâs tied to one of the most controversial, even reviled, aspects of George Lucasâ prequel films.
Spoilers below for The Mandalorian season 2, episode 4, and the Star Wars films
As a recording of bespectacled Dr. Pershing (last seen taking a blood sample from Baby Yoda in season 1) reveals, Moff Gideon appears to be experimenting with injecting test…