Since Disney announced the purchase of LucasFilm in 2012, the company has planned to roll out a lot of new Star Wars content in the coming months. The new animated series Star Wars Rebels will kick off with a one-hour movie on Disney Channel around the world on Oct. 3. There's also that star-studded Star Wars: Episode VII hitting theaters Dec. 18, 2015. 

Getting some shiny, new Star Wars TV shows and movies into our lives is great and all, but sometimes you just have those days when you long for the old stuff, especially if it was taken from you too soon.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars was beloved by fans when it first hit their TV screens on Cartoon Network in 2008. However, Disney abruptly canceled the Star Wars animated series in 2013 after it acquired LucasFilm. Although Netflix eventually picked up and streamed the sixth, unaired season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the possibility that viewers may never get to see new episodes of a series they loved was nonetheless a terrifying feeling.

But now the show's creators are making it up to you. Four unfinished episodes from the series have been released and are currently streaming on the official Star Wars website. It's a four-part story known as the "Crystal Crisis on Utapau," which takes us back to the days of the Star Wars prequel film fun.

These stories were written, and in some cases, designed and shot at the time the series was canceled. The episodes even have voiceovers from the actors. However, don't expect to see the clean and polished animation we've come to know and love from Star Wars: The Clone Wars for. These stories were never animated and lit. But hey, it's better than nothing.

"The importance of Clone Wars that cannot be understated is that it was the last huge expansion of the Star Wars universe that came directly from George Lucas," said Pablo Hidalgo from the LucasFilm Story Group in a video about the unreleased stories.

Some of the unreleased plot lines from the series ended up in other media like Darth Maul's story in the comic book Star Wars: Son of Dathomir and the Star Wars: Dark Disciple novel featuring the character Ventress, which hits bookshelves in Summer 2015.

However if you need to get your Star Wars fix in the near future, there's going to be no shortage of ways to get it.

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