The Mandalorian

NZ release: 01 March 2023

Violence Rated on: 01 March 2023

Season 3, Episode 1 (Chapter 17: The Apostate)

The Mandalorian (S03)

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What’s it about?

Din Djarin seeks redemption and sets off with Grogu on a dangerous pilgrimage to Mandalore, the alleged cursed home planet of the Mandalorians. They visit an old friend hoping to bring back a familiar droid, but run into a few issues concerning a group of threatening space pirates.

The facts

  • Created by Jon Favreau (Iron Man)
  • English language
  • Runtime: 38 minutes per episode
  • The Mandalorian is a part of the wider Star Wars universe

Why did it get this rating?

This series was self-rated by Disney+. You can find out more about self-rating by streaming providers here.


The episode includes fantasy violence that is similar to past seasons of The Mandalorian and wider Star Wars universe. This type of violence isn’t very realistic, threatening or detailed but it might be scary for younger tamariki.

A crocodile-like creature attacks a Mandalorian ceremony. It eats a few of the Mandalorians while the rest fight back with their futuristic weapons. The creature is relentless and the group are unable to stop it until Din Djarin and Grogu arrive and shoot it in their Starfighter ship.

A group of pirates threaten a newly established civil society. Din Djarin shoots them down but later runs into the bigger group and is chased through space.

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