The Star Wars Underworld Podcast Network
On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris (briefly) are joined by Din of the band F-105 (link) to discuss the fifth episode of The Bad Batch, "Rampage".  They discuss the ways this episode explores the issue of slavery in the galaxy far, far away, and how it sets up further questions for the characters to grapple with down the road.  They also talk about whether Muchi is the rancor we see in Return of the Jedi and the latest round of canon "inconsistencies".  Then they talk about Cid's role as threshold guardian in Omega's hero's journey. Plus, four clones walk into a bar, Wrecker's ominous headaches return, and Bib Fortuna's cameo.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: 005_-_Rampage.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:22pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the news that Rangers of the New Republic is "no longer in active development", and what this means from both an in- and out-of-universe perspective.  They also talk about a slip of the tongue from Disney CEO Bob Chapek which suggests that Han Solo will be returning soon.  They delve into some recent comments from JJ Abrams about planning and the sequel trilogy.  And they look at Zack Snyder's comments about his Star Wars pitch from a few years ago.  Plus, The Book of Boba Fett crew gear hits the internet, what will the galaxy look like after The Rise of Skywalker, and an important update about Star Wars Celebration.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_28-05-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:27pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic and Chris are joined by Johnamarie Macias of the Geeky Bubble Podcast to discuss the fourth episode of The Bad Batch, "Cornered". They talk about the debut of Fennec Shan on the series and how her appearance ties in with her role on The Mandalorian. They also talk about Omega's continued learning experiences about what the galaxy is really like. They also do a deep dive on clone growth acceleration and whether that will be explored in the series, as well as how The Bad Batch may tie in with some Star Wars Legends material. Plus, Echo and the droids, the continued shift from the Republic to the Empire, and a missed Easter Egg opportunity. All this and much more!

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Direct download: 004_-_Cornered.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:11pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic and Ben talk about all the Star Wars anniversaries that took place this week, and reflect on how Star Wars anniversaries have been celebrated in the past at Star Wars Celebration.  Then they dissect a recent interview with JJ Abrams where discusses his time working established franchises and where the film industry is going.  Chris eventually calls in from iHOP with friends of the show Jeffrey White (Hype Function, Maniacle Melodies), Clarice Taylor (Star Wars Culture) and Lauren Scott (Culture Slate) to talk a little Bad Batch ahead of the new episode.  Then, to close out the show Dominic and Ben discuss Dave Filoni's new job title and Kevin Feige (once again) saying he doesn't want to run Star Wars.  Plus, a trip down SWU memory lane, Uncle Owen in Obi-Wan Kenobi, and when Droids will hit Disney+.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_21-05-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:33pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris are joined by Jordan Chaffer of Star Wars Culture (YouTube link) to talk about the third episode of The Bad Batch, "Replacements".  They talk about how this episode introduces the first Imperial soldiers that are recruits and what that tells us about the Empire as a whole.  They also do a deep dive into Crosshair, how in control is he and what is his role in the Imperial military going forward.  Then they talk about Omega's growing bonds with Hunter and Wrecker.  Plus, the mystery surrounding the Kaminoans, more evidence that Omega might be Force-sensitive, and we explore the darkest timeline of Bad Batch theories.  All this and much more!
 
 
Direct download: 003_-_Replacements.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:59pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris look back on Star Wars Day 2021 and the big news that has followed.  They start by discussing the announcement that Star Wars Celebration is moving up from August 2022 to May 2022.  They share their excitement about returning to Celebration, what they hope to see, as well as the downside of this news for countries with stricter travel restrictions.  Then they talk about Ewan McGregor's recent interview with Jimmy Kimmel about how he spent May 4th and Obi-Wan's new costume.  Plus, thoughts on Biomes, Vehicle Fly Throughs, and The Force Awakens From Its Nap, pictures from the set of Andor, and some more thoughts on The Bad Batch.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_14-05-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:45pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic and Chris are joined by SWU "Senior British Correspondent" Ciaran Duggan to discuss the second episode of The Bad Batch, "Cut and Run".  They discuss the return of Cut Lawquane, and the role he plays in both Hunter and Omega's life.  They also talk about the rise of the Empire, and how this episode ties in with other Star Wars stories we've seen, including The Mandalorian and Solo.  Then they discuss the growing mystery surrounding Omega, as well as her first steps in life beyond Kamino.  Plus, the strengths and weaknesses of this episode, how did/would Order 66 impact Cut, and what is going on with Captain Rex?  All this and much more!

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Direct download: 002_-_Cut_And_Run.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:04pm PDT

It's the debut of The Star Wars Underworld's brand new The Bad Batch podcast!  On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris share their thoughts on the premiere of the new series and what they are looking forward to seeing going forward.  They discuss how the show revisited Order 66, adding new layers in the process.  As well as the way the show shook up the Bad Batch as we knew them from The Clone Wars through the addition of Omega and the corruption of Crosshair.  Plus, a new encounter with Saw Gerrera, what the Kaminoans are playing at, and where we go from here in season one.  All this and much more!
Direct download: 001_-_Aftermath.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:17pm PDT

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