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The Mandalorian season 2 trailer brings Baby Yoda back

Yes, Baby Yoda is still a baby.

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Baby Yoda: Still a baby.

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The Mandalorian, aka the delivery method for Baby Yoda, is coming back for a second season, and the first trailer for Mandalorian Season 2 dropped Tuesday. The live-action Star Wars show returns to Disney Plus on Friday, Oct. 30.

And as we've already established, Baby Yoda is still a baby. He hasn't become a a Terrible Twos Toddler Yoda or a surly teenage Yoda. Good decision, in our opinion.

Season 2 is all about growing the scale of The Mandalorian's universe, as Mando tries to reunite Baby Yoda with his own kind in the years after Return of the Jedi. That apparently means tracking down the Jedi, which requires violence and extensive travel. It looks like they'll be returning to sunny Tatooine and possibly venturing to snowy Ilum. The latter is the world where many Jedi went to get kyber crystals for their lightsabers, and the place that later got converted into Starkiller Base.

This is the way.

"The new season is about introducing a larger story in the world," showrunner Jon Favreau told Entertainment Weekly. "The stories become less isolated, yet each episode has its own flavor, and hopefully we're bringing a lot more scope to the show."

"Everything gets bigger, the stakes get higher, but also the personal story between the Child and the Mandalorian develops in a way I think people will enjoy," Dave Filoni, the show's executive producer and director, said, referring to Baby Yoda by his official name.

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If you need a quick catch-up on what happened at the end of The Mandalorian's first season, we have recaps for you.

See more pictures from the new season, at EW.

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