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Freedom Fighters
Season 5, Episode 6
Air date July 30, 2016
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Freedom Fighters is the sixth episode in the fifth season of StarCrafts. It is the ninety-first episode overall.

Plot Edit

A marine sweeps off creep tumors with the help of scanner sweep. The scene cuts to liberator approaching the zerg hive cluster, where the queen spawns larvae by taping her eggs at hatchery. When the liberator flies past the base, her eyes were red with anger. Liberator deploys into anti-ground mode, raising the Statue of Liberty and playing "The Star-Spangled Banner."

Queen shoots acid spines at the aerial unit, but the liberator shoots her back using concord cannon, following both of spectating drones and larvae. Recovered from the hit, the queen becomes angrier and throws spines again. However, the liberator decapitates her with a single shot, even the spawned larva. Army of marines salute at the scene.

Ravager arrives to project corrosive bile at liberator, but unfortunately it misses. He casts another shot, but it drifts off the target. Hydralisk crawls by him and spits needle spines, only to be killed by AG weapon. More tense and focused, the ravager blasts one more corrosive bile. Liberator transforms back to flight mode and drifts away. Ravager is disappointed, but he turns to another trouble.

Mob of marines run by, and kills off the drones and deflates the hatchery and spawning pool, leaving the changeling marine at the corner. Ravager's corrosive bile misses them for the last time.

Characters Edit

Trivia Edit

  • This is the first appearance of liberator in the series from StarCrafts Mod.
  • This is the first time the queen sticks larva egg on hatchery since "Spore Loser."
  • This is Sgt. Patches and Crackhead's first appearance in fifth season of StarCrafts from their previous appearance in "BroodWar Ep 9."
  • Queen made the angriest rage in the series.
  • Ravager's face is shown to have a smooth animation when looking at the downed hydralisk.
  • This is the first appearance of changeling marine since "Team Work."

In-game References Edit

  • Ravager's missed shots against the liberator are a reference to their inability to hit aerial units using corrosive bile.
  • Marines attacking in mob is a reference to one of the unit rushes in-game.

Cultural references Edit

  • This episode features American symbolisms: the Statue of Liberty, United States flag, and its national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner," even though Jonathan Burton and the rest of CarBot Animations team are Canadians.
    • That said, it is also the reference to Terran players joking about liberators.
    • The title of this episode is a pun on United States of America's "freedom" term.
  • This is the third time "GG" (Good Game) is used in this episode, while it was recently used in "Win of the Century" and "Crude Brood."

Video Edit

StarCrafts Season 5 Ep 6 Freedom Fighters02:24

StarCrafts Season 5 Ep 6 Freedom Fighters

StarCrafts Episode list
Season 1 ProbelemSupply BlockMicro MarineZerg BMChoked UpA Hellion of a HarassRoach ApproachRoach PoachScouting FactorOnslaughtHalloween Special 2012Shes the BombSpore LoserThe BWC 2012Attention SeekerShadow of a ColossusNASL 4 Grand FinalsMarine TrainingThe True Meaning of StarCraftEpic Mule TimeThe BanePhoenix DownI SpyUneggspectedThree For AllHeart of the Swarm Opening
Season 2 Season 2 Episode 0GL HFGot 99 ProbelemsReaping the BenefitsCore ValuesMine for the TakingSpawning Pool PartyPest ControlHellraiserFog of WarUndermine the OvermindNuclearedPower OverwhelmingMutalatedThunder and LightningDeathBallUnstoppableA Swarm WelcomeUnaVOIDableWin of the CenturyTrust the Nidas TouchThat So RavenHalloween Special 2013It's Nerfing TimeCrude BroodOracle OraKILLThe Twelve Days of StarCraftsBurning TideValentine's Day Special
Season 3 Season 3 Episode 0Not Enough MineralsCheeselingBase to BaseProxologistHatch MatchA Miner Probelem (alternate)You FiredNexus HoldemTvTZvZPvPAll for OneBustedCarrier CareerHalloween Special 2014NimbusA StarCrafts CarolDoomDropBeat by CreepTeam WorkArchon ModeGroup HugOverlord OverloadProtoss PartyAlliance
Season 4 Season 4 Episode 0BroodWar in a NutshellBroodWar Ep 2 (3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9) • WCS Season 3 FinalsHotS & WoL in a NutshellLegacy of the Void OpeningKerrigan & Karax
Season 5 Season 5 Episode 0Game of DronesReaping RewardsAdeptationNova Covert OopsSplashRavager RavengerFreedom FightersSpineless DefenceAbathur & VorazunJimmity & AlarakStarCrafts Mod OpeningHalloween Special 2016CyclOWNEDColossal MistakeNova & StukovHome AloneNation Wars 2017 Grand FinalsArchOnslaughtThe Magic BoxInCharge

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