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Essential Barriss Offee Episodes to Watch Before ‘Tales of the Empire’

By George & Josh Bate

Barriss Offee episodes to watch before Tales of the Empire

Fans have long speculated what came of Barriss Offee since she last made an appearance 11 years. The surprise announcement of Tales of the Empire, a new animated series premiering May 4 on Disney+, answered long-standing questions about Barriss Offee in confirming that the character’s journey would continue.

Ahead of the new Star Wars series, it’s a perfect time to catch up on Barriss Offee by watching essential episodes featuring the character.

Below is a chronological watch guide of essential Barriss Offee episodes.

The Clone Wars – Season 2, Episode 6: Weapons Factory

Barriss Offee episodes to watch before Tales of the Empire

Barriss Offee plays a role in the Geonosis arc of The Clone Wars. The episode “Weapons Factory” follows Barriss’ master Luminara Unduli and Anakin Skywalker act as decoys while Barriss joins forces with Ahsoka to destroy a Separatist droid factory.

The Clone Wars – Season 2, Episode 7: Legacy of Terror

Barriss Offee episodes to watch before Tales of the Empire

The chronological next episode sees the continuation of the Geonosis arc. In this episode, Barriss’ master Luminara goes missing and the Jedi try to find her.

The Clone Wars: Season 2, Episode 8: Brain Invaders

Barriss Offee episodes to watch before Tales of the Empire

The conclusion of the five-part Geonosis arc (and the third episode to feature Barriss Offee), “Brain Invaders” sees Ahsoka and Barriss team up to try and prevent the spread of Geonosian brain worms to the galaxy.

The Clone Wars: Season 5, Episode 17: Sabotage

Barriss Offee episodes to watch before Tales of the Empire

“Sabotage” kicks off arguably the best arc in the entirety of The Clone Wars. Given Barriss’ integral role in this arc, “Sabotage” and the following episodes on this watch guide are must-sees ahead of Tales of the Empire. This first episode of the four-part arc follows Anakin and Ahsoka as they investigate a bombing at the Jedi Temple.

The Clone Wars: Season 5, Episode 18: The Jedi Who Knew Too Much

The follow-up to “Sabotage” sees Ahsoka clash with Admiral Tarkin as she continues to investigate the Jedi Temple bombing.

The Clone Wars: Season 5, Episode 19: To Catch A Jedi

Barriss Offee episodes to watch before Tales of the Empire

Wrongly accused of the Jedi Temple bombing, Ahsoka Tano continues her investigation.

The Clone Wars: Season 5, Episode 20: The Wrong Jedi

Barriss Offee episodes to watch before Tales of the Empire

If you watch one episode prior to continuing Barriss Offee’s journey in Tales of the Empire, it has to be “The Wrong Jedi.” This episode sees Ahsoka on trial for murder and gives incredible depth to Barriss Offee’s character.

Barriss Offee’s journey continues on May 4 with the release of Tales of the Empire. Stay tuned to The HoloFiles and Star Wars Holocron for coverage of the new Star Wars series!

All six episodes of Tales of the Empire stream May 4, 2024 on Disney+.

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