A peace conference between Separatists and Republic delegates is interrupted by Lux Bonteri, the son of a late Separatist Senator, who involves Ahsoka in his dangerous search to find justice for his mother's death.
original airdate--January 13,2012 rating--1.51 million
music--theme composed by John Williams
The 'Jedi fortune cookie' message that opens the show reads...
"Friendship shows us who we really are."
Divided by war! In an effort to end the galactic conflict, the first ever sanctioned meeting between the Republic and the Separatists will be held and Mandalore is chosen as neutral ground for these precarious meetings. Tensions run high as many hold hope for these important negotiations....
Trivia: According to Series Writer Brent Friedman, "A Friend in Need" was originally part of a larger story arc including the episodes "An Old Friend," "The Rise of Clovis," and "Crisis at the Heart." However, the arc was eventually split, with the latter three episodes being completed later in the series' production schedule.