Disney+’s mega-hit The Mandalorian ended its second season on the streamer today (Fri., Dec. 18). Its final episode, “Chapter 16: The Rescue”, finds our titular hero and a team of allies assaulting Moff Gideon’s Imperial command ship to, well, rescue his ward, Grogu (aka Baby Yoda).
But what WWE fans want to know is... what did Sasha Banks do on The Mandalorian this week? Did Koska Reeves make her second appearance?
Sasha Banks does appear in episode eight of season two of The Mandalorian.
As many predicted, Sasha was working us when she said she was only in “Chapter 11: The Heiress” (in a Comicbook.com interview where we learn The Boss didn’t smell Baby Yoda). Mando and the crew we’ve seen him assemble thus far (Boba Fett, Fennec Shand & Cara Dune) make a couple of stops before heading to Gideon’s cruiser, and the second one is to enlist Bo-Katan Kryze’s help. Bo-Katan’s male compadre isn’t with her, but Reeves is.
Which is where we learn just how much of a badass Koska is. Neither she nor Bo-Katan is happy to see Fett, an unaltered clone of a Mandalorian who also allowed altered clones of himself to make up an army than helped conquer and pillage their home planet of Mandalore (it’s complicated). Kryze sticks to insulting Boba. Reeves does that too, and throws in some Blueprint-like threats (“you’ll be talking out of the window of a bacta tank” being particularly top shelf Star Wars trash talk, in my opinion). She then tries to take him down, and goes toe-to-toe with a man we watched take out a platoon of Stormtroopers two weeks ago. There’s even a tornado DDT!
Sasha continues to be a badass during the taking of the bridge on Gideon’s ship, but the Fett standoff is her big moment. With the remaining surprises the episode has in store for us, it’s just as well.
There’s certainly no reason to think this is the last we’ll see of Sasha Banks in the Star Wars Universe. The end of Chapter 16 leaves us with A LOT of questions about what happens between here and the start of The Force Awakens, and Bo-Katan Kryze & Koska Reeves could be part of the answer to many of those questions.
And they don’t make Twitter emojis for characters they’re mothballing after two appearances, right?
So we’re done with this little feature for now, but we’re not done talking about The Boss’ LucasFilms projects. We’ll be back sometime in 2021 or 2022 with more “What did Sasha Banks do on The Mandalorian this week?”
Unless we have to call it “What did Sasha Banks do on The Book of Boba Fett this week?” Or “What did Sasha Banks do on Rangers of the New Republic this week?” Or “What did Sasha Banks do on Ahsoka this week?” Or...
Until then, may the Force be with you.