I made the mistake of starting to watch the new season of The Bad Batch just after rewatching Andor (which, IMO, is very much the best Star Wars). The tonal shift was too much. I'll give it another try.Yeah, it’s interesting. I was so upset when watching TPM for the first time in the theater that I almost walked out, but when I watched it again more recently with my kids, I found it wasn’t as bad as I’d first though.
AotC is definitely the worst. Anakin and Padme’s relationship is awful. The action scenes are dull. And so on and so forth.
RotS is the best of the prequels. Yes, it still has some cringey moments, and Anakin’s fall to the dark side feels a little sudden. The guy who wrote the novelization did a better job making it believable.
Clone Wars had some real highs, and I’m really enjoying the Bad Batch (so much so that it’s actually making me want to run a SW RPG campaign again). Rebels was fantastic.
The Mandalorian is, of course, the best SW. Not just because it’s great on its own but also because it builds on the foundations that shows like the Clone Wars and Rebels laid (Bo-Katan, Ahsoka, the Darksaber, etc).