The Star Wars Underworld Podcast Network

On this episode, Dominic, Ciaran, and Chris are joined by friend of the show Katie Horn (@PoeHotDameron on Twitter) to discuss the episode "The Phantom Apprentice". They delve into Maul's motivations in this episode, and what it says about his character. They also talk about the way Ahsoka responds to reveals from both Maul and Obi-Wan and how that plays into her beliefs about the Jedi council and her friends, as well as what could have happened if Maul and Ahsoka really had teamed up. Plus, what's next for Maul, where are we in Revenge of the Sith, and the lack of trust in the Jedi council. All this and much more!

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Direct download: TCW_The_Phantom_Apprentice.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:27pm PST

On this episode, Ashley Eckstein (Ahsoka Tano) joins the show to discuss the final season of The Clone Wars so far, as well as the legacy of Ahsoka.  Then, Dominic, Ben, and Chris break down the latest Star Wars news, including the reports that Russian Doll creator Leslye Headland.  They discuss what the series could be and what this hiring represents.  Then they delve into the latest updates about The Mandalorian.  Plus, Dr. Aphra is getting an audio drama, an update on this summer's conventions, some book talk, and favourite moments from the saga.  All this and much more! 

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Direct download: SWU_24-04-20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:40pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ciaran, Chris, and Ben are joined by Eric Strothers of The Bad Motivators and The Sith List Podcasts to discuss the Clone Wars episode "Old Friends Not Forgotten".  They discuss Ahsoka's various reunions of this episode, with Anakin, Rex, and Obi-Wan.  They also discuss how the previous arcs impact the story of this arc.  They also break down some of the best action scenes from the series, including the opening battle scene, and the invasion of Mandalore.  Plus, Bo-Katan and the politics of Mandalore, Maul's continuing obsession with Obi-Wan, and Ben has created a petition!  All this and much more!

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Direct download: TCWSB_Old_Friends_Not_Forgotten.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:11pm PST

On this episode, Dominic and Ben get you set for the final four episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars by breaking down the "Siege of Mandalore" trailer.  Then they discuss the announcement of the new Mandalorian docuseries debuting on Disney+ on May 4th, as well as Rosario Dawson's comments about whether she's in season two of The Mandalorian. They also discuss the new casting rumors about the upcoming Cassian Andor series.  Plus, the future of Star Wars Celebration, our Star Wars Mount Rushmores, a deep dive on Clone Wars chronology, and a special greeting from, Jar Jar Binks himself, Ahmed Best.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_17-04-20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:36pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ciaran, Ben, and Chris discuss the Clone Wars episode "Together Again".  They discuss how this episode brings to a conclusion the "Ashoka's Walkabout" arc, and whether the elements that were included to set up the next arc, the siege of Mandalore.  They also delve into the importance of this moment in Ahsoka's live, and how the fortune cookies for the episodes in this arc spell that out. They also look at where Maul is at this moment in time and what he is looking for.  Plus, some thoughts on how this episode depicted Trace and Rafa, the Pyke syndicates place in the "shadow collective", and what Ahsoka means when she says she's not a Jedi.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: TCWSB_Together_Again.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:40pm PST

It's the 10th anniversary of The Star Wars Underworld, and we celebrate with a deep dive on one of our favourite TV shows and a trip down SWU memory lane.  First, Dominic interviews Clone Wars Concept and Design artist Russell Chong about his time working on the series, what makes a good Star Wars design, and life at Skywalker Ranch.  Then, Dominic, Ben, and Chris look back at the origins of The SWU, talk about what the Underworld means to them, and share some fun stories from the past 10 years.  And, to close out the show we read some listener emails about favourite background characters, how our appreciation of Star Wars changes over the years, and weird Star Wars dreams.  Plus, tips for starting your own podcast, dream Star Wars movies, and does Mark Hamill play the best background characters in all three sequel trilogy films.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_10-04-20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:03pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ciaran, and Chris are joined by friend of the show Din of the band F-105 to discuss the Clone Wars episode "Dangerous Debt".  They break down how this episode (and larger arc) shows the failings of the Jedi order, and Ahsoka's reactions to it.  They also talk about the Martez sisters' backstory and how this episode furthers their journey.  They also get into the surprise appearance by the Mandalorians.  Plus, the greatness of this seasons "fortune cookies", ideas for where the larger Star Wars story needs to go in the future, and the return of Mr Borkus. All this and much more!

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Direct download: TCWSB_Dangerous_Debt.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:26pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the latest releases relating to The Rise of Skywalker, the novelization and the documentary The Skywalker Legacy.  They break down the ways the documentary increases their appreciation of the film, while also highlighting some of the reveals made in the film. Then they debate whether or not novelizations are necessary in this day and age, before talking about some of the new scenes and details featured in the book.  Plus, the Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series has found its writer, is the Star Wars saga the story of Palpatines and Skywalkers, and JJ Abrams actually talks about the prequels.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_03-04-20.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:58pm PST

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