Thu, 28 April 2022
On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss our first tidbits about the new Tales of the Jedi animated series, the latest Obi-Wan Kenobi pictures, and announce the first ever SWU Celebration afterparty! They begin by revealing that the SWU will be hosting a Celebration afterparty on Thursday May 26th at 7pm at the IHOP across the street! Then they talk about the Celebration schedule revealing what Tales of the Jedi is and speculate about what this series might be. They also look at some new Obi-Wan Kenobi pictures and Deborah Chow's revelation that Maul was never in her version of the series. And they share their thoughts on the Rise of the Resistance ride at Disneyland/World. Plus, theories on why the Grand Inquisitor looks better in the new pictures than in the trailer, Hayden Christensen watched The Clone Wars to prepare for Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Ben's big Disneyland purchase. All this and much more!
Thu, 21 April 2022
On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the announcement of a new Star Wars video game from Amy Hennig and some intriguing Kenobi tidbits. They start with the news that Sky Dance New Media will partnering with Lucasfilm Games for what is reportedly a revival of the cancelled "Project Ragtag". Then they talk about some new Obi-Wan Kenobi promotional art, as well as new comments from Rupert Friend and Liam Neeson regarding the series. And they react to the news that Disney Gallery: The Book of Boba Fett is coming on May 4th. Plus, is it Revenge of the 5th or 6th, waiting tables in Dex's Diner, and a pitch for the adventures of Konnix and Tico! All this and much more!
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Thu, 14 April 2022
On this episode, Dominic and Ben discuss the rumor that Star Wars Visions season two is in the works, as well as some exciting updates about Ahsoka, The Mandalorian, and Obi-Wan Kenobi. They start by talking about the possibility of another season Visions, including what stories from the first season they would like to see get follow-ups and how this series pushes the boundaries of what Star Wars is. Then they talk about two potential directors for Ahsoka, Peter Ramsay and Bryce Dallas Howard, what they bring and ways the series could be rewarding for Clone Wars fans. Plus, Obi-Wan's headspace at the start of Kenobi, what might Moff Gideon be up to in season three of The Mandalorian, a rant about early 2010s era publishing, and lots of Celebration hype. All this and much more!
Thu, 7 April 2022
On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the announcements of three huge panels happening at Star Wars Celebration and the release of Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga. They start by talking about the big panels that were announced for Celebration next month, including the Live Action Showcase, Mando+, and The Bad Batch, and discuss what level of expectations and hype people should have for them. Then, Chris shares his initial thoughts on Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga and the guys talk about the general reaction to the game so far. Then, to close out the show, they celebrate the 12th anniversary of The Star Wars Underworld by looking back at the top story on each of their past 11 anniversaries (there's a shocking amount of Detours in there). All this and much more!
Thu, 31 March 2022
On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the news that the Obi-Wan Kenobi premiere date has been (slightly) altered and Donald Glover dodging Lando questions. They start by discussing why the Kenobi release date might have (slightly) moved and how this might have been impacted by (and could still impact) Star Wars Celebration Anaheim. Then they talk about Hayden Christensen's comments about returning to role of Darth Vader. And they look at Donald Glovers recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live where he avoided answering a question about the Lando series. Plus, live listener questions about Obi-Wan Kenobi expectations, a fun new order to watch the saga, and how Star Wars opinions change over time. All this and much more!