Anakin is well on the Road to Nowhere Good; Dooku learns an important lesson the hard way.
Anakin and Padme make a decision that sort of ends up indirectly dooming the universe; finally someone other than Obi-Wan cuts off a limb.
Obi-Wan gets some Inside Information; Palpatine scores a Key Victory; Padme brings a giant shawl to a showdown.
The boys reconnect with their wayward grandfather; Hondo’s lifelong love for the Jedi is born.
The Jedi Order sends Senator Amidala a really nice, if dramatic, Personal Protection Squad; Uncle Palpatine sure hopes all this drama won’t lead to war.
Palpatine is shady as hell; Dooku has performance goals to meet; Yoda is starting to realize they might all be screwed.