The Star Wars Underworld Podcast Network

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris are joined by guest co-host and friend of the show Chris "Starrapter" Abbot to discuss the exciting reveal of "The High Republic" publishing campaign.  They delve into what was announced (and what wasn't) and what we can expect from these stories in this new era.  They also discuss the news that Bob Iger has stepped down as CEO of Disney and what this might mean for Star Wars.  Then they look at the news that J.D. Dillard and Matt Owens are developing a new Star Wars movie.  Plus, more Star Wars video games get cancelled, revisiting The Rise of Skywalker in theaters, and could we ever see a Star Wars movie released on Disney+?  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_28-02-20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:52pm PST

On this episode Dominic, Ben, and Chris break down the first new episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars in six years, "The Bad Batch".  They talk about how thrilled they are The Clone Wars is back, and how the series influenced them as fans.  Then they delve into how Rex has evolved through the series, and how this episode shows that.  They also discuss the four members of "the bad batch", Hunter, Wrecker, Tech, and Crosshair.  Plus, how the final episode differs from the story reels that were released in 2015, is there more to Rex's hunch, and a message from "Dave Filoni".  All this and much more!

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Direct download: The_Bad_Batch.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:53pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris get you set for the new season of The Clone Wars and discuss the latest new about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker home media release.  First, Dominic interviews The Clone Wars and Rebels composer Kevin Kiner about his work on the series, including the early days of working with George Lucas, Ahsoka's theme, and what fans can listen for in season seven.  Then the guys discuss recent comments from Dave Filoni about Ahsoka's vocal cameo in The Rise of Skywalker and what that means for the future of the character.  Plus, Freddie Prinze Jr has high praise for Dave Filoni, our favourite characters, StarWars.com confuses us with their announcement of the saga being released in 4K UHD, and Ben shocks Chris and Dominic with his Star Wars impressions.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_21-02-20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:20pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the latest updates about the upcoming Cassian Andor Disney+ series and what their hopes are for the series.  They also react to and break down a surprise (to be sure, but a welcome one) trailer for the "Bad Batch" arc of The Clone Wars.  Then they read and discuss some listener emails about what the future might hold for the characters of the sequel trilogy, the jokes of The Rise of Skywalker, and how a future Star Wars multimedia project could work.  Plus Taika Waititi responds to the rumors about him making a Star Wars movie, an update on Galactic Starcruiser, and goals vs ghouls.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_14-02-20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:01pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss Star Wars television past, present, and future.  They talk about the latest news about The Mandalorian out of "IgerCon", as well as their hopes for the second season.  They also follow up on the latest updates about the status of Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series.  And then they look at the test footage or "proof of concept" that was created for the "Star Wars: Underworld" TV series that George Lucas and Rick McCallum were working on in the late 00s.  Plus, the starfighters of the sequel trilogy, movies vs moments, and blu-ray box sets.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_07-02-20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:45pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Ciaran discuss the series finale of Star Wars Resistance, "The Escape".  They delve into how well the episode functions as a series finale, as well as what storylines are left incomplete.  They also discuss how the series brings to an end Tam's story arc and what led to her choice to return to her friends, as well as her relationship with Agent Tierney. Plus the role Kaz plays in this finale, Kylo Ren's long awaited appearance on the series, and what made the people of the Colossus finally stand up for themselves.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Ep_034_The_Escape.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:08pm PST

THE LISTENERS SPEAK! On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris read and respond to the thoughts of some SWU listeners about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.  There's lots of talk about Rey Palpatine, why it works for some and why it doesn't work for others, as well as how it fits in with other Star Wars reveals and the general mythos of the saga.  Plus, Poe Dameron (Spice Runner) and the issue of representation, the impact of Palpatine's return on Anakin's sacrifice, and how will the sequel trilogy by viewed in the future.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_31-01-20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:41pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris break down the new trailer for Star Wars: The Clone Wars season seven.  They discuss how the series will depict Order 66 and other events from Revenge of the Sith, as well as how it may tie-in with other Star Wars projects like The Mandalorian.  They also cover the latest reports that the Obi-Wan Kenobi series has been delayed due to issues with the script.  Plus, what exactly is "Disneyland After Dark", does Anakin look weird in the new Clone Wars trailer, and is this really the end of The Clone Wars?  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_24-01-20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:27pm PST

On this episode, Dominic is joined by Chris "Starrapter" Abbot to discuss the Star Wars Resistance episode "Rebuilding The Resistance".  They discuss how the episode forces the characters to confront the realities of war and death like never before on the series.  Then they delve into what Tam experiences in the episode, and how her story compares to that of other ex-First Order soldiers.  Plus, how Doza's choices in this episode reflect the galaxy at large, hopes for the finale, and the legacy of the series.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Ep_033_Rebuilding_The_Resistance.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:08pm PST

On this episode, Dominic and Ben are joined by friend of the show Din of the band F-105 to discuss the latest Star Wars news and review the leaks about what was in Colin Trevorrow's Episode IX script.  First, they talk about the news that Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok, Jojo Rabbit) is being eyed to direct a future Star Wars film and what he might bring to the table for Star Wars.  Then, they look at The Rise of Skywalker hitting $1 Billion at the Box Office and being nominated for three BAFTAs and three Oscars.  And then, they begin an epic break down of the leaks about the script for Episode IX (titled "Duel of the Fates") written by Colin Trevorrow and Derek Connolly.  They discuss what they like, what they didn't, and how it could have been combined with some of the stuff we saw in The Rise of Skywalker.  Plus, a discussion of Balance of the Force, Mortis' place in Star Wars lore, and what would have made the perfect ending to the saga.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_17-01-20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:00am PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Ciaran break down the Star Wars Resistance episodes "The New World" and "No Place Safe".  They discuss the sense of finality that hangs over these episodes, and whether or not the show will be able to resolve all its story lines with three episodes left. They also discuss Kaz's mindset in these episodes, as well as how Tam is currently feeling about the First Order.  Plus, Griff's backstory is finally revealed, the Colossus' relationship with the Aoesians, and is Kaz Force sensitive?  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Ep_032_The_New_World_-_No_Place_Safe.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:52pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris revisit Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker and discuss how they feel about the film three weeks after its release.  They delve into how the sequel trilogy fits together on both a story and thematic level.  And, yes, they also revisit the Rey Palpatine debate.  Then they delve into the new rumors about the "High Republic Saga" multimedia project and the follow-up series to Star Wars Rebels.  Plus, The Rise of Skywalker's box office returns, The Clone Wars has a release date, and thoughts on season two of The Mandalorian.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_10-01-20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:38pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Ciaran get caught up on the four episodes of Star Wars Resistance they missed over the holidays, "Station to Station", "The Missing Agent", "Breakout", and "The Mutiny".  They discuss how Tam's arc is furthered, the appearance of General Hux, Doza's dual loyalties to the Resistance and the people of the Colossus, Kaz's connections to the larger Resistance, the tensions with the pirates reach their climax, Synara makes her choice, and the return of Super Battle Droids.  Plus, have Disney and Lucasfilm failed to properly promote this series?  All this and much more.

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Direct download: Ep_031_Station_to_Station_-_The_Missing_Agent_-_Breakout_-_The_Mutiny.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:09pm PST

Dominic, Chris, and Ben are back to kick off 2020 with another "Rogue Fun" episode of The Star Wars Underworld Podcast.  On this episode, they tell stories from the week leading up to The Rise of Skywalker being released in theaters, including how Chris and Dominic found themselves at the world premiere.  Plus tales from their latest trip to Galaxy's Edge, thoughts on the Secrets of the Empire VR experience, Star Wars tattoos, and how Carrie Fisher's brother, Todd, kinda spoiled the film on opening night at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_Rogue_Fun_3.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:36pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the finale to season one of The Mandalorian, "Chapter Eight: Redemption".  They discuss the big reveals in this episode, including the Mandalorian's real name, Din's helmet finally coming off, and Moff Gideon's ownership of the darksaber.  They also discuss the way this episode connects to, and causes us to reconsider, other Star Wars series', including The Clone Wars and Rebels.  Plus, thoughts on the season overall, hopes for season two, and opinions on the controversial Scout Troopers scene.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: 008_Chapter_Eight_Redemption.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:12pm PST

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