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On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris get caught up on all the Star Wars news they missed while Andor was on.  They start by discussing the announcement of the cast and the first synopsis for The Acolyte.  Then they talk about the Bob-shake-up at Disney, and what sort of impact on Star Wars this might (or might not) have.  Then they break down all the rumors of which writers and directors might be making Star Wars movies in the next couple of years.  Plus, Tony Gilroy teases season two of Andor, the cover is revealed for Jedi: Battle Scars, and The Mandalorian season three gets a revised release date.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_02-12-22.mp3
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On this episode, Dominic, Chris, and Hannah wrap up season one of Andor, by discussing the finale, "Rix Road".  They discuss Cassian's evolution over the course of the series, from thief to rebel agent, and how Maarva's last words to him connect with actions in Rogue One.  They then talk about Mon Mothma's arc and her decisions to throw her family under the bus in support of the rebellion, as well as her role in the larger story of Andor.  And they talk about the riot on Ferrix and what it tells us (and maybe Luthen) about the state of the galaxy.  Plus, should we start shipping Dedra and Syril, did it seem like a lot of the characters were very passive in this episode, and how different will season two feel (whenever we see it)?  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_25-11-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:53pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Hannah are joined by Jesse Bennet of the Question/Possible Answer podcast to break down the latest episode of Andor, "Daughter of Ferrix". They discuss Maarva's death and the community rallying around her, especially Brasso and B-2EMO. Then they talk about Cassian and Melshi's escape and motivations now that their out of prison. And they talk about Mon Mothma's growing problems at home, and Luthen run ins with Saw Gerrera and the Empire. Plus, Vel and Kleya's war of words in the shop, Syril's future, and attack of the Saw impressions! All this and much more!

 
Direct download: SWU_18-11-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:09pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, Chris, and Hannah break down the latest episode of Andor, "One Way Out". They start by breaking down the actions and words of Kino Loy, before and during the prison break. Then they talk about Cassian's role as a leader in both the break out and, ultimately, the Rebel Alliance. They also discuss Mon Mothma's predicament with Davos and her daughter. And they talk about Luthen's meeting with the ISB informant, Lonny. Plus, Melshi's future, what the hell is going on with Anto Kreegyr, and Ben's connection corner gets an upgrade. All this and much more!

Direct download: SWU_11-11-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:34pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, Chris, and Hannah break down the latest episode of Andor, "Nobody's Listening!"  They start by discussing the character arc of Kino and how his worldview is shattered by the events of the episode.  They also discuss the evolution of our perception of Dedra Meero and how we finally get to see her as the unsympathetic villain she really is.  Then they talk about Sryil going full stalker and what this means for him going forward.  Plus, Mon Mothma's homelife is still terrible, Luthen's presence in the episode even though we never see him, and an excellent podracer impression.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_04-11-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:08pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, Chris, and Hannah are joined by Catherine Kneen of That Geek Pod (Twitter) to break down the latest episode of Andor, "Narkina 5".  They discuss Cassian's life in an Imperial prison, his fellow prisoners (including Andy Serkis and Melshi), and what the Aldhani raid meant for the forgotten people of the galaxy. They also discuss Mon Mothma's party and home life, specifically what is going on with her husband and daughter.  Then they talk about the long awaited meetings of Syril Karn and Deedra Meera, and Saw Gerrera and Luthen Rael.  And they talk about how all the storylines are converging back on Ferix.  Plus, a very dark theory about what the prisoners are building, ideas from this episode for parties at the next Star Wars Celebration, and a list of things that Luthen is afraid of.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_30-10-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:13pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, Chris, and Hannah break down all six episodes of Tales of the Jedi!  They discuss the way the series fleshes out Count Dooku, showing how he became disillusioned with both the Republic and the Jedi Order.  They also talk about his relationship with Qui-Gon Jinn, and Qui-Gon's unique place among the Jedi.  Then they analyze the Ahsoka stories, breaking down how these stories inform the choices she make's throughout The Clone Wars and beyond.  Plus, telling time by Obi-Wan's mullet, the fate of Eeth Koth, and we announce a second episode of the podcast is coming this weekend (Saturday @ 8:30pm ET) to discuss this week's episode of Andor!
 
Direct download: SWU_28-10-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:43pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, Chris, and Hannah are joined by Catherine of Culture Slate Reacts (YouTube Link) to break down the latest episode of Andor, "Announcement".  They talk about how this episode picks up on all the previous storylines and shows the fallout from them.  Then they discuss the changes at the ISB, Yularen's appearance, and Dedra's role in the bureau.  Then they talk about Syril's new life on Corsucant and his aspirations for his future.  They also break down Mon Mothma's conversations with both Luthen and Tay, and what she wants for the Rebellion.  And (finally) they talk about Cassian's return home and his capture on the beach.  Plus, more connections in different parts of the house, Dominic goes full teacher mode, and still no sign of Uncle Harlow.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_21-10-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:16pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, Chris, and Hannah break down the latest episode of Andor, "The Eye". They discuss how the episode handles the stakes of the mission and the execution of the heist of Aldhani. They also compare the filmmaking techniques used in Andor versus other Star Wars series like The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett. Then they talk about the various character deaths in this episode and what they mean for the rebellion.  And there's a stream of jokes about a certain scene.  Plus, when might we see Saw Gerrera, how bad was Skeen really, and did we see enough of the Senate?  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_14-10-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:26pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, Chris, and Hannah are joined by Din of F-105 to break down the latest episode of Andor, "The Axe Forgets".  They begin by discussing how this show represents a departure from more modern Star Wars stories, and how different people are reacting to that change.  They then talk about how the episode explores the theme of everyone having a reason for being a rebel or being an Imperial.  They also discuss Syril Karn's current situation and speculate about where that might be headed. Plus, Mon Mothma and her family, the scale of selfish to selfless, and a fun story about meeting Obi-Wan Kenobi director Deborah Chow in Toronto.  All this and much more!
 
 
Direct download: SWU_07-10-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:03pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the fourth episode of Andor, "Aldhani". They start by discussing how this series is structured in a way that is unlike most other Star Wars series, and how it builds off how The Clone Wars used to do things. Then they talk about the depiction of Coruscant in the episode, the dynamics between the Imperial Officers, and Luthen Rael and Mon Mothma's interactions. They also talk about Cassian's introduction to Vel and her crew and what's being set up for future weeks. Plus, what's the deal with Mon Mothma's husband, some great easter eggs, and the story of the Ukrainian company that created Darth Vader's voice for Obi-Wan Kenobi.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_30-09-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:59pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, Hannah, and Chris break down the first three episodes of Andor!  They discuss how this series feels so different from previous Star Wars instalments, including how it incorporates more mature and adult concepts and themes.  They also talk about the series' introduction to Cassian and how it sets him on his journey that will eventually culminate in Rogue One.  They then look at the "bad guys", the shades of grey in their portrayals and how they operate with respect to the Empire.  And they talk about the introduction of Bix, her life on Ferix, and her relationship to Cassian.  Plus, the term BBY being used on screen, Cassian's life in the flashbacks, and where we go from here.  All this and much more!
 
 
Direct download: SWU_22-09-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:01pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, Hannah, and Chris break down all the trailers, stills, and other news out of D23 Expo!  They start by talking about the new Andor trailer and give their final pre-premiere thoughts on the series with less than a week until the premiere.  Then they break down the Tales of the Jedi trailer and give their thoughts on the choice of Ahsoka and Dooku as the characters to focus on for the series.  And then they discuss the teaser trailer for season three of The Mandalorian and analyze what Grogu's potential role this season might be.  Plus, thoughts on the new stills from Ahsoka and Skeleton Crew, there's a new release date for The Bad Batch, and casting news for The Acolyte (oh dip!).  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_16-09-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:14pm PST

On this episode, Hannah, Chris & Ben are joined by Dominic who reports in live from Anaheim, California on the eve of D23 2022! They speculate about what might be revealed in the coming days, and discuss the disappointing lack of a plan for future Star Wars films. Furthermore they examine some recent comments from Rian Johnson concerning ‘The Last Jedi’ and his (perhaps still upcoming) Star Wars Trilogy. Also, Leia’s wedding dress revealed, ‘The Book Of Boba Fett’ wins an Emmy, and two new actors have just joined the cast of ‘The Acolyte’. Tune in for all of that and more!


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Direct download: SWU_-_9-9-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:25am PST

On this episode, Dominic and Ben are joined by a trio of guests to look back on Rogue One after seeing it again in IMAX this week.  First, they welcome Tales From Beyond The Galaxy (LINK), and its co-hosts Jordan, Tracy, and Anna, to the ever expanding Star Wars Underworld Network!  Then, the five of them reflect on Rogue One and speculate about Andor.  They talk about Mon Mothma's role, Luthen Rael's tightrope walk, and Cassian's mysterious backstory.  Plus, a little House of the Dragon talk (spoiler free), another wrinkle in the release date for The Bad Batch, and the worst question to ask at convention panel.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_09-02-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:49pm PST

On this episode Hannah, Chris and Ben finally get around to discussing all the latest Star Wars news that's been lying in wait, including a new 'Andor' clip, the official reveal of 'Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi's Return', and the apparent delay of 'The Bad Batch' season two. And they manage to find time to touch on all the rest of the most recent noteworthy stories, including a 'Star Wars: Jedi' tie-in novel, 'Rogue One' returning to theaters, and more talk surrounding the protentional for 'The Book Of Boba Fett' season two. Furthermore, they officially reveal The Star Wars Underworld Network Discord server and Dominic and Matt from Eye On Canon drop in to give an update live from Fan Expo Canada. Plus, is John Boyega really done with Star Wars? And will Jar Jar show up in 'Andor'? Listen and/or watch for all of that and so much more!

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Direct download: SWU_-_8-26-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:26am PST

On this episode, Dominic, Hannah, and Chris are joined by Matthew and Joel of the Eye On Canon podcast for an in-depth discussion about Star Wars canon: what is it, how should it work, and how can it be improved? They discuss their feelings on the concept of canon (with lots of metaphors) and how Star Wars does things differently than other franchises. They also analyze ways that canon can be implemented to grow the franchise in interesting ways. Plus, another big announcement about the Star Wars Underworld network, we don't discuss any news on our news show, and JJ Abrams' legacy in both Trek and Wars.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_19-08-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:11pm PST

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT WEEK! On this episode, Dominic, Ben, Chris, and Hannah discuss the new TV special, Lego Star Wars Summer Vacation.  They delve into how the special handles the sequel trilogy characters, and why this hasn't been done in "canon", as well as why the special hasn't been released in certain parts of the world.  Then they talk about the latest updates about AndorAhsoka, and Obi-Wan Kenobi season two.  And they make a big announcement about the future of The Star Wars Underworld and introduce a new co-host.  Plus, the word scurrilous, how the hosts' voices have changed over the years, and a tease for another announcement next week.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_12-08-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:22pm PST

ANDOR TRAILER BREAK DOWN! On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris take a deep dive on the new trailer for Andor that was released this week.  They discuss the tone of the trailer and how the series could explore the various types of rebels that make up the Rebel Alliance.  They also look at how the Imperial Senate could be portrayed and the roles that Mon Mothma and Luthen Rael.  And they talk about how Cassian's backstory could force us to re-examine the Republic's war in the clone wars (building on what The Clone Wars series began).  Plus, what does the release date change mean for The Bad Batch and Tales of the Jedi, what sort of Imperial Agents will we see on the series, and how will this series intersect with Star Wars Rebels.  All this and much more!
 
 
Direct download: The_SWU_05-08-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:52pm PST

On this episode Ben is joined by Hannah Raeside, Jordan Chaffer and Chris "Starrapter" Abbott! They discuss the fate of the 'Knights Of The Old Republic' remake following a troubling report about the game being indefinitely delayed. They also touch on some big Star Wars television updates, including new interviews with Diego Luna and Pedro Pascal discussing 'Andor' and season three of 'The Mandalorian', respectively. And they debate who Amandla Stenberg could be playing following their long awaited confirmation of being cast in 'The Acolyte'. Furthermore, they take a look at the new poster for 'Lego Star Wars: Summer Vacation', share their initial impressions of the new docuseries 'Light & Magic', and speculate about some new Lucasfilm trademarks and what they could mean. Listen for all of this and much more!

 

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Direct download: SWU_-_7-29-22.mp3
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On this episode Ben and Chris are joined by Dominic who reports live from San Diego Comic Con! They discuss the exciting yet somewhat lacking presence of Star Wars at the convention, including a display of costumes from from 'Obi-Wan Kenobi', 'The Book Of Boba Fett', and others. They also (briefly) touch on a new TV spot for 'Andor' as well as the new droid from the series B2EMO who was officially revealed at SDCC. Furthermore, Chris and Ben discuss some big updates from various Disney+ series, including a protentional confirmation for season two of 'The Book Of Boba Fett', the beginning of production for 'Skeleton Crew', and several new Emmy nominations for two Star Wars series! Also, what would have happened if George Lucas had NOT sold Lucasfilm to Disney? And did George secretly make his own version of the Sequel Trilogy in his basement? Listen as we answer those questions and more!

 

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Direct download: SWU_-_7-22-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:44pm PST

There's no weekly Star Wars Underworld Podcast this week, so instead enjoy this peek behind the paywall with a compilation of some of our favorite moments from the infamous weekly SWU Patreon Pre-Show.  Topics discussed include Stranger Things 4 (spoiler-free), meeting Star Wars directors, interacting with scammers online, Doctor Stranger In The Multiverse Of Madness, and behind the scenes of the SWU.  All this and much more!
 
 
Direct download: Best_of_the_PreShow.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:26pm PST

On this special bonus episode, Dominic is joined by Din of F-105 (LINK) and Hannah Raeside of Star Wars Culture (LINK) to look back on the 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' series.  They take an in-depth look at the character arcs of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader, while also breaking down the roles of Princess Leia, Reva, Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru, Roken, Tala, and the Gran Inquisitor.  Plus, they have a little fun with the SWU intro.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: The_Kenobi_Kastaways.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:48pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris get the hype train rolling on Andor, discuss the road not taken for Obi-Wan Kenobi, and look ahead at The Mandalorian.  They discuss Tony Gilroy's comments about how the structure for season two of Andor and discuss what this means for the story of the second season and what it says about the future of Star Wars storytelling.  Then they discuss the revelation that Commander Cody was considered as a character to be included in Obi-Wan Kenobi and discuss what the relationship between Cody and Obi-Wan really is.  And they look ahead at updates about The MandalorianAhsoka, Skeleton Crew, and Taika Waititi's movie.  Plus, a ridiculous order to watch all of Star Wars in, the two "sides" of the Rebel Alliance, and the simple wisdom of George Lucas. All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_08-07-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:10pm PST

On this episode Chris and Ben are joined Hannah Raeside and Jordan Chaffer from Star Wars Culture discuss the latest and greatest Star Wars news! They start off with the big revelation that 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' was originally conceived as a film trilogy and what that means for a potential season two. They further examine recent comments from the cast and creators and share their opinions on how the story could continue. They also address Taika Waititi confirming that his film will not shoot this year and what that means for the future Star Wars film slate. Also, Sam Jackson wants to play Mace Windu more than he wants and Oscar, John Williams is retiring(?), and will Chris Evans play Lux Bonteri? Listen for all of that and so much more!

 

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Direct download: SWU_-_7-1-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:25pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss "Part VI", the finale, of Obi-Wan Kenobi.  They discuss Vader and Obi-Wan's confrontation, the meaning behind what they said, and what it tells us about their future choices.  They also discuss Reva's actions and choices in the finale.  And they delve into the roles of Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru, and Bail and Breha Organa in the upbringings of Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia.  Plus, Dominic talks about seeing the series on the big screen at an event Deborah Chow and Hayden Christensen, speculation about an alternate version of the story, and thoughts on the possibility of a season two.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_24-06-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:52pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss "Part V" of Obi-Wan Kenobi and some recent comments from Taika Waititi and Kathleen Kennedy about the next Star Wars film.  They start by dissecting the long awaited flashback scene between young Anakin and Obi-Wan, leading them to a lengthy discussion about Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader's evolution through the original trilogy and some speculation about what Obi-Wan's motivations in the finale will be.  Plus, they break down Reva's arc, discuss the evolution of Order 66 scenes, and pour one out for Tala and NED-B.  All this and much more!
 
 
Direct download: SWU_17-06-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:54pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss "Part IV" of Obi-Wan Kenobi and the trailer for Andor released two weeks ago(!!) at Star Wars Celebration.  They begin by discussing the new episode of Kenobi, exploring how this episode maps the progression in the arcs for Princess Leia and Obi-Wan Kenobi, while also looking at some of the weaknesses that may have held the story back this week.  Then they break down the Andor trailer, looking at how the series might show us the stories of both the outer rim and the core worlds and how what goes on each impacts the other through Cassian Andor and Mon Mothma.  Plus, pancake places in London, the cost of rebelling, and the fate of Tera Sinube.  All this and much more!
 
 
Direct download: SWU_10-06-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:41pm PST

Dominic, Ben, and Chris are back from Star Wars Celebration and are finally ready to break down the first three episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi. They start by dissecting how this series has handled its main character, Obi-Wan Kenobi, presenting him as broken man who is struggling with his re-entry to the larger galaxy. They also talk about the depiction of Princess Leia and how the series has put her front and centre, while also making call backs to her mother. Then they talk about Darth Vader and his role in the series and where we might be headed with the Vader/Obi-Wan confrontations. Plus, Reva and the Inquisitors, Uncle Owen, and Bail Organa. All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_03-06-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:17pm PST

It's a mini-episode of The Star Wars Underworld Podcast, recorded live from the Celebration show floor!  Dominic, Ben, Chris, and special guests recap their day (so far) at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, sharing their thoughts on the Bad Batch and Star Wars Visions panels.  They discuss what was revealed in the trailer for Bad Batch season two (and how it differs from the version released on the internet.   They also talk about Celebration returning to London in 2023, the future of Star Wars Visions, and the future of The Bat Batch. Plus, the best moments of Celebration, the Siege of Mandalore on the Celebration Stage, and (a little) more!
Direct download: SWU_SWCA_Day_Four.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:27am PST

It's a mini-episode of The Star Wars Underworld Podcast, recorded live from the Celebration show floor!  Dominic and Ben recap their day (so far) at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, sharing their thoughts on the Mando+ and Tales of the Jedi panels.  They discuss the extended Mandalorian trailer as well as the big casting news about Ahsoka.  Then they give their thoughts on the Tales of the Jedi reveal, as well as a spoiler free review of the first episode.  Plus stories from the convention floor and many, many distractions.  All this and a little more!
Direct download: SWU_Mini_SWCA_Day_Three.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:18am PST

It's a mini-episode of The Star Wars Underworld Podcast, recorded live from the line for Smuggler's Run at Galaxy's Edge during Disneyland Star Wars Nite!  Dominic, Ben, and Chris are joined by Chris "Starrapter" Abbott and Matthew Neugebauer from Eye On Canon to (quickly) discuss their highlights from day two of Star Wars Celebration, the announcement of a new animated series, Star Wars Nite, and some early thoughts on the first two episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi.  Plus, Hondo's workers keep interrupting us, and Dominic walks into two people while recording.  All this and a little more!
Direct download: SWU_Mini_SWCA_Day_Two.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:34am PST

Live from IHOP across the street from the Convention Centre, Dominic, Ben, and Chris recap the first day of Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2022.  They recap the Lucasfilm Studios Showcase panel, discussing AndorThe Mandalorian, and Skeleton Crew in particular, as well as some of the other big moments from the event (like John freakin' Williams and Harrison Ford and Hayden Christensen with Ewan McGregor!).  They also share some of their other highlights from the day, including a chance encounter with Jon Favreau!  Then they turn things over to the audience for some Celebration memories and highlights.  Plus, live music from F-105 and Hannah Raeside.  All this and much more!

Direct download: SWU_IHOP.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:32am PST

 
On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris break down all the reveals from the massive Vanity Fair Star Wars article!  They start by talking about the reveals about Andor, before moving to The Acolyte, then "Grammar Rodeo", followed by Ahsoka, then the future of Star Wars films (including what's going on with Rogue Squadron, Taika's movie, and Rian Johnson's trilogy), and Kathleen Kennedy's controversial comments about Solo: A Star Wars Story.  Plus tips and tricks for having the best time at Star Wars Celebration (they don't *all* involve coming to our IHOP party).  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_20-05-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:21am PST

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On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris talk AhsokaObi-Wan Kenobi, Celebration and more! They start by discussing the news that production has begun on the Ahsoka series, and what this means for the character both in universe and out of universe.  Then they talk about the new promotional images from Obi-Wan Kenobi, as well as some quotes from Hayden Christensen about the series. Plus, Dominic is very distracted during this episode, the follow up to Jedi Fallen Order has a reported title, and more Celebration updates (both IHOP and non-IHOP related).  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_13-05-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:17pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris break down the new trailer for Obi-Wan Kenobi!   They share their thoughts on how this new trailer teases different elements of the series, including the role and importance of Darth Vader/Anakin Skywalker.  They also discuss the moment between Obi-Wan and Uncle Owen, as well as the role Owen plays in the saga and, potentially, in the series. And they speculate about what we see about who Kumail Nanjiani might be playing.  Then, Dominic and Ben shares their thoughts on Disney Gallery: The Book of Boba Fett.  Plus, the string of big May the 4ths continues, Danny Trejo steals the show on Disney Gallery, and Chris has a realization about a moment in the prequels.  All this and much more!

Direct download: SWU_06-05-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:34pm PST

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!
 
Direct download: SWU_29-04-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PST

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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Direct download: SWU_22-04-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:16pm PST

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 AhsokaThe 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!
 
Direct download: SWU_15-04-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:33pm PST

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!
 
Direct download: SWU_08-04-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:11pm PST

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!
 
Direct download: SWU_01-04-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the latest updates about The MandalorianObi-Wan Kenobi, and read some listener feedback!  They start by talking about the news that Christopher Lloyd will be appearing in season three of The Mandalorian and speculate about what sort of character he could play.  Then they discuss some recent comments from Deborah Chow about Darth Vader in Obi-Wan Kenobi and where he's at in his journey at this point in time.  Plus, Weird Al teases a musical Detours episode we'll never see, the Shadow of the Sith excerpt has an exciting reveal, and comparing Ahsoka's journey to Gandalf's.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_25-03-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:40pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the rumor that Maul's role was cut from Obi-Wan Kenobi and debate whether Mace Windu should be brought back from the dead.  They start with the Hollywood Reporter story about the creative shake-up that happened with the Kenobi series back in 2020, what caused and what the end result was.  They also go deep on Obi-Wan's relationship with Maul and whether more from that story is left to be told.  They then talk about Samuel L. Jackson pitching Bryce Dallas Howard the idea that Mace survived, discuss the need for new Mace stories, and debate whether they should take place before or after Revenge of the Sith.  Plus, Damon Lindelof might be writing a Star Wars movie, the different generations of Star Wars fans reacting to the new generation's films, and the new Luke Skywalker has been revealed.  All this and much more!

Direct download: SWU_18-03-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:17pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris break down the first trailer for Obi-Wan Kenobi!  They go deep on Obi-Wan's emotional state at the beginning of this series, what he may view as his role with Luke following his failure with Anakin and why that might be holding him back from achieving his full potential.  They also talk about what role Padme's legacy and memory could play in this series.  And they break down the live action debut of the Inquisitors, including the conversation around the look of the Grand Inquisitor.  Plus, Star Wars Celebration updates and predictions, the quality of Star Wars trailers these days, and some love for Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru!  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_11-03-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:14pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris talk about what coming up from Star Wars, including Rogue SquadronGalactic Starcruiser, and more!  They start by paying tribute to the life of Alan Ladd Jr by talking about the role he played in getting Star Wars made back in 1977.  Then they talk about some new indications that, despite rumors of a major delay, Rogue Squadron is still slate for a December 2023 release date.  They also share their thoughts on what they saw from reports out of the Galactic Starcruiser media event.  And, to close out the show, they talk about some big spoilers about Obi-Wan Kenobi.  Plus, a bold(ish) prediction about when we'll see the Kenobi trailer, The Mandalorian is getting a comic book adaptation, and "Weekend at Bernie's aboard Galactic Starcruiser".  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_04-03-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:37pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris get caught up on the latest Star Wars news and get caught up on some listener feedback!  They start by talking about the possibility of Jon Watts directing an episode of a Star Wars TV series and Palpatine returning in Obi-Wan Kenobi.  Then they get caught up on Star Wars publishing news about The High Republic, the Halcyon Starcruiser, and timelines.  And then they read and discuss some terrific listener feedback about The Book of Boba Fett, who should (or shouldn't) direct Episodes X-XI, and Star Wars Celebration stories.  Plus, looking back on our Book of Boba Fett episode scores, meeting Dave Filoni, and raising the question of who saved Grogu from the Jedi Temple?  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_25-02-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:56pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris get caught up on the latest Star Wars news about Obi-Wan KenobiAhsoka, "Grammar Rodeo", and more!  They begin with the news that John Williams is returning to Star Wars to compose a theme for Obi-Wan Kenobi.  They then go through all the rumors surrounding the High Republic-set live action tween series codenamed "Grammar Rodeo".  They also break down the latest production updates for Ahsoka and Andor.  Then, Dominic chats with the Hasbro Star Wars team about their latest reveals and the failed Haslab Rancor project.  Plus, what might a new Old Republic trailer have to do with a forgotten Disney+ project, Phil Lord & Chris Miller talk Solo, and what Mandalorian directors are back for season three.  All this and much more!
 
 
Direct download: SWU_18-02-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:05pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris are joined by Jordan Chaffer of The Star Wars Culture Podcast (YouTube link) to break down the season finale of The Book of Boba Fett.  And they talk about the exciting news that we have a premiere date for Obi Wan Kenobi!  They begin by talking about the finale of Book of Boba, how it works as an episode and what it reveals about the series as a whole.  They also delve into the fate of Cad Bane, Boba riding a rancor, and the future of our bounty hunter turned crime lord.  Plus, does Star Wars need post credits scene,  could The Bad Batch fill in some gaps from The Book of Boba Fett, and what does this episode mean for Grogu's future?  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_11-02-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:31pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris are joined by Hannah Raeside of The Star Wars Culture Podcast (YouTube link) to break down the latest episode of The Book of Boba Fett.  They break down the various surprise appearances in this episode, from Luke Skywalker to Ahsoka Tano to Cobb Vanth to Cad Bane, and discuss whether or not it's weird how little Boba Fett has been in the last two episodes.  Then they talk about Luke's training of Grogu, how this episode puts Luke on the path to The Last Jedi, and how Grogu might respond to the choice Luke offers him.  They also discuss Ahsoka Tano and her relationships with both Din Djarin and Luke Skywalker.  Plus, is the return of Bariss Offee imminent, who does Cad Bane work for, and will ever hear Grogu speak?  And make sure you stick around to the very end of this one.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_04-02-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:03pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris are joined by Chris "Starrapter" Abbott (YouTube) to break down the latest episode of The Book of Boba Fett and the latest in Star Wars video games.  They start by talking about "The Return of the Mandalorian", including how this episode fits in with the rest of the season and why we might have gotten this episode now.  They also talk about this episode sets Din on his new path now that he's dropped off Grogu with Luke Skywalker. Then, they discuss the news that Respawn is making three new Star Wars video games including a Jedi: Fallen Order sequel/spin off.  Plus, Star Wars 1313 Boba Fett gameplay leaks, Ahsoka finds its latest cast member, and the big reveal of what traffic stops look like in Star Wars.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_28-01-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:55pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris are joined by Eric Strothers of The Bad Motivators (Twitter) and The Sith List (YouTube) to break down the latest episode of The Book of Boba Fett and the new trailer for Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.  They start by talking about "The Gathering Storm", discussing Boba's relationship with Fennec Shand, how shared their purpose is, and what the future may hold for the duo.  They also discuss the extended flashback sequences and the teases about what's coming in the final three weeks.  And, yes, they talk about what Boba calls his starship in this episode.  Then they talk about the new preview for Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, their memories of the old games and their excitement for the new one.  Plus, when and how The Bad Batch season two will be released on Disney+, the layout of the inside of Slave I, and more Crimson Dawn speculation.  All this and much more!

Direct download: SWU_21-01-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:16pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris are joined by Din of F-105 (YouTube Link) to break down the latest episode of The Book of Boba Fett.  They start by talking about "The Streets of Mos Espa", discussing what happened to the Tusken Raiders, the real world implications of the scene and what we learned about Boba from that scene.  They then talk about the events in Mos Espa, including the debut of the new street gang, the slap stick speeder chase, and the Hutts latest moves.  Also, Danny Trejo gives Boba a new Rancor and already they have a bond.  Plus, parallels with other Star Wars projects, some unexpected Transformers movie love, and the return of Sir Benjamin, the Star Wars Gentleman.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: The_SWU_14-01-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:36pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris are joined by Aubree of The Convor Call (YouTube Link) to break down the premiere of The Book of Boba Fett and the latest updates about The High Republic.  They start by talking about "The Tribes Of Tatooine", how the episode furthered Boba's story with the Tusken and handled the issue of Indigenous representation.  They discuss the latest Star Wars train robbery, Boba's Lizard Space Dream trip, and his evolving relationship with the Tuskens, as well as the return of the Hutts, the debut of Black Krrsantan, and lots of Dune references.  Then they break down the latest reveals about the High Republic, including the news that Phase II (which kicks off this October) is set 150 years before Phase I.  Plus, early (spoiler free) thoughts on Fallen Star, Camie-os in Book of Boba, and can you trust a rumor if they spell the name of the show wrong in the headline.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_07-01-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:36pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris (briefly) are joined by Culture Slate video editor Jeff Montoya to break down the premiere of The Book of Boba Fett and the leaked reveal of a new project called Tales of the Jedi.  They start by talking about "Stranger in a Strange Land", how their initial reactions compared to their opinions on subsequent viewings, the structure of the episode, and the story line in the desert is connected to the Mos Espa story.  Then they discuss whether the Tales of the Jedi leak is one of the dumbest of all times, and speculate about what the project might be (and what connections it could have to the old comics of the same name).  Plus, Adam Driver seems open to returning to Star Wars, the world's largest Boba Fett helmet is in Sweden, and how Dominic's singing was so bad that even auto-tune refused to help!  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_31-12-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:16pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris share their thoughts on the latest Star Wars news, including the latest on The Book of Boba Fett and the controversy around Quantic Dreams and Star Wars Eclipse.  They begin by discussing where they're at with their Book of Boba Fett hype.  They also talk about Robert Rodriguez's comments about how the series has been marketed and how much (or how little) we've seen in the trailer.  Then they talk about the controversy surrounding comments made by Quantic Dreams founder David Cage and the fact that he is apparently still working on Star Wars Eclipse.  Plus, Simon Kinberg talks about his time at Lucasfilm, more Bring Home the Bounty shenanigans, and the fifth anniversary of Rogue One!  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_17-12-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:20pm PST

On this especially chaotic episode, Dominic, Chris, and Ben share their thoughts on the latest Star Wars news, including Star Wars EclipseThe Book of Boba Fett teasers, and The Acolyte casting.  To start, they're joined by Hannah Raeside and Jordan Chaffer from the Star Wars Culture Podcast (Link) to react to the brand new Star Wars Eclipse trailer.  Then they talk about the casting of Amandla Stenberg in The Acolyte, as well as how the High Republic era now has a show and video game (but no movie...yet) in addition to the books.  They also look at the newest Book of Boba Fett teaser and discuss the theory that we're seeing Anchorhead in there.  And then, to close out the show, Dominic presents a Star Wars/Christmas mash-up you won't soon forget.  Plus, does Patty Jenkins dropping out of Cleopatra mean Rogue Squadron is back on track, Star Wars: Hunters gets a new trailer, and the Alden vs deep-fake Harrison debate has its first round.  All this and much more!

Direct download: swu_10-12-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:35pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Chris, and (eventually) Ben share their thoughts on the latest Star Wars news, including new The Book of Boba Fett teasers, Kathleen Kennedy talking Rangers of the New Republic, and a strange Galactic Starcruiser ad.  They start the Book of Boba Fett TV spots, talking about flashbacks in the series, Tatooine, and Tusken Raiders.  Then they look some new quotes from Katleen Kennedy about other false starts with Boba Fett projects, as well as the future of Rangers of the New Republic.  Plus, they talk about the big Ahsoka casting rumors, look at a very odd Galactic Starcruiser ad, and talk about the future of the sequel trilogy characters.  All this and much more!
 
 
Direct download: SWU_03-12-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:03pm PST

There's no regular episode of the SWU Podcast this week, but instead we a special short Dominic and Chris recorded this week answering a series of six questions Ben came up with about Star Wars and more!  We'll be back with a regular episode next week where we'll talk about the Sabine casting news, our experiences at SDCC Special Edition and more!

Direct download: SWU_Questions_25-11-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:01am PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris share their thoughts on the latest Star Wars news, including Kathleen Kennedy's contract extension, the return of Dark Horse comics, and Grogu at the Macy's Thanksgiving parade.  They start by discussing Kathleen Kennedy tenure at Lucasfilm, what's gone right and what's gone wrong, and what they're hoping to see in the next three years.  Then they talk about the latest publishing and collecting news, including Dark Horse comics publishing new Star Wars comics again and LEGO's new USC AT-AT.  Plus, the physically biggest Star Wars news of the year, our pitches for Star Wars Story films, and speculation about Moff Gideon and Grand Admiral Thrawn's role in the future of the Mandoverse.  All this and much more!
 
 
 
Direct download: SWU_19-11-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:55pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris are joined by Hannah Raeside of the Star Wars Culture podcast (link) to discuss the latest Star Wars news from Disney+ Day and beyond!  They start by breaking down the new "Sizzle reel" for Obi-Wan Kenobi and teasing out whatever hints they can from the concept art revealed.  Then they share their thoughts on the new documentary Under the Helmet: The Legacy of Boba Fett and the character's journey from concept to star of his own series over 43 years.  And then they talk about the reports that Patty Jenkins' Rogue Squadron film has been delayed due to scheduling issues.  Plus, Pedro Pascal is recording new lines of dialogue as Din Djarin, Obi-Wan goes undercover as Anakin, why Star Wars fans always get their hopes up for events like Disney+ Day.  All this and much more!
 
 
 
Direct download: SWU_13-11-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:53pm PST

THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT TRAILER BREAKDOWN!!! This week, Dominic, Ben, and Chris share their observations on the first trailer for The Book of Boba Fett, including how Fett has changed over the years, his relationship with the Underworld, and what characters they'd like to see appear in the show. Then they talk about the rumors of a new animated series about Darth Maul and Crimson Dawn before Solo. Then they look at the rumored trailers and teases that will drop next week on Disney+ Day (November 12th). And, Dominic chats with the Hasbro Star Wars team about their latest reveals. Plus, how Dave Filoni could get his revenge for the response to The Clone Wars movie, what Star Wars creator is most likely to bring back Mace Windu, and how it's not inconceivable that we get a new Star Wars release on Disney+ in 51 out of 52 weeks in 2021. All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_05-11-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:33pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris share their thoughts on the latest Star Wars news, including Hayden Christensen's (next) return to Star Wars and all the reveals from Hasbro's PulseCon.  They start by breaking down the news that Hayden is back as Anakin in the Ahsoka series, what that could look like, what it tells us about Ahsoka's arc in that show, and how much exposition will be needed.  Then they talk about all the cool new product reveals from Hasbro's PulseCon events this week.  Plus, O'Shea Jackson Jr. reveals he auditioned for Solo, Bandai is making Star Wars: Visions products, and Star Wars cleans up big time at the Saturn Awards.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_29-10-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:14pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris share their thoughts on the latest Star Wars news, including Sasha Banks saying she won't be in the next season of The Mandalorian and Snoop Dogg's new music video!  They start by reacting Banks' comments and speculating about what season three of The Mandalorian, and the future of the "Mandoverse" in general, might look like.  Then they rush through some news about Lego Star Wars: CastawaysStar Wars: Visions soundtracks, and more "Bring Home the Bounty" reveals.  Then they talk about Snoop Dogg's Mandalorian armour in the new "Big Subwoofer" music video and his past history with Star Wars.  Plus, listener emails about Thrawn, what Rogue One tells us about what general audiences will expect in Star Wars, and more something there or make-a-relax.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_22-10-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:07pm PST

On On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris share their thoughts on the latest Star Wars news, including the future of Star Wars: Visions, teases for Obi-Wan Kenobi, and the "Bring the Bounty" campaign.  They start by talking about recent comments from the director of "The Ninth Jedi" episode of Visions, how they'd like to see the story continued, and how it impacts our hope for the future of the saga.  Then they talk about recent comments from Kumail Nanjiani, Jason Isaacs, and Carl Weathers about the future of their characters.  Plus, what to expect from the "Bring the Bounty" campaign, Hayden Christensen gets the high ground in New York, and the debut of a new (stolen) game show.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_15-10-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:23am PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris review the new Disney+ special Lego Star Wars: Terrifying Tales.  They discuss what worked in the episode, as well as how it compares to last year's holiday special, and how it's weird that most of the sequel trilogy storytelling we're getting these days is in Lego form.  Then they discuss the announcement of four new Star Wars novels coming out next year, including ones that tell the story of Anakin's knighthood and what happened with Luke, Lando, and Ochi of Bestoon.  Plus, Lucy Lawless speculates about why she might not have been in Star Wars, Mena Massoud dances around an Ezra Bridger question, and exciting scene description from The Book of Boba Fett at the end of the podcast.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_08-10-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:15pm PST

On this episode, Chris and Ben are joined by Hannah Raeside from the Star Wars Culture Podcast! They dive head first into a mountain of Star Wars news, including the exciting reveal of the first poster for The Book Of Boba Fett and its release date! They also break down the possibility of a second season of Star Wars Visions, some teases for the third season of The Mandalorian, and many exciting tidbits from Obi-Wan Kenobi and Andor. Furthermore, Lawrence Kasdan is directing a George Lucas docu-series, a new poster for Lego Star Wars Terrifying Tales, and the most sought after action figure in Star Wars history! Plus, Dominic drops in for a brief visit and Ben's strange accent returns. Watch for all that and much more!

Direct download: SWU_01-10-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:00pm PST

STAR WARS: VISIONS REVIEW!  On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris are joined by Din of F-105 to discuss the entire first season of the Star Wars anthology series of anime short films, Star Wars: Visions.  They discuss the themes and art styles of each episode, as well as what makes the shorts stand out from the rest of Star Wars.  They also talk about which episodes surprised them and which ones they would likes to see sequels too.  And they discuss what lessons the rest of Star Wars can take from Visions.  Plus, what episodes were their favourites, Star Wars words of wisdom, and the long awaited conclusion to #TopHatWatch.  All this and much more!
 
 
Direct download: SWU_09-24-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris look back on 10 years of the Star Wars Underworld podcast with some rare, video highlights (yes, they still work as audio-only clips too!).  They travel through every year in the past decade, from the origins of the podcast in 2011 to the early convention days in 2012-2014, big interviews in 2015-16, and random craziness from 2017-2021.  Featured on this episode are interviews with Dave Filoni, Ashley Eckstein, and Stephen Stanton, as well as fun moments with friends of the show like Din of F-105, Ciaran Duggan, Chris "Starrapter" Abbott, and Steele Saunders.  Plus, a couple of news stories, breaking the rules of filmmaking, and a shocking prediction from 2012 that came true in 2019.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_17-09-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:49pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris share their thoughts on the latest Star Wars news, including the official announcement of the Knights of the Old Republic remake and the trailer for Lego Star Wars: Terrifying Tales.  Plus we compete in the ultimate Star Wars trivia contest!  First, they talk about the reveal of the KOTOR remake, share their thoughts on the original game, what they hope for in the remake, and discuss whether this is the right direction for Star Wars games.  Then they briefly discuss the trailer for next months Lego Star Wars Halloween Special.  And then they take the Dragon Con Star Wars Trivia Contest challenge (play along here!), the results may shock you.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_10-09-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:41pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris share their thoughts on the latest Star Wars news, including hints about The Book Boba Fett, merch for Star Wars: Visions, and Thandiwe Newton speaking her mind on Solo.  But first, Chris got lost at Galaxy's Edge and the results were hilarious!  Then the guys delve into Robert Rodriguez's comments about The Book of Boba Fett over-delivering and whether Star Wars can truly over-deliver.  Then they talk about Thandiwe Newton's recent comments about how she felt about Val's death in Solo: A Star Wars Story and whether this suggests there were more changes to the film after Lord and Miller left than were initially thought.  And then they delve into rumors about AhsokaAndorObi-Wan Kenobi, and The Book of Boba Fett.  Plus, listener emails about The Bad Batch and The High Republic, battle droids in Star Wars: Visions, and a plea for cinema screenings of Star Wars TV episodes.  All this and much more!
 
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Direct download: SWU_03-09-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:44pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris share their thoughts on the latest Star Wars releases, including Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian and the Lego Star Wars trailer.  They start by talking about the new (and long awaited) trailer for Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, what they thought of it and do they believe that the game will actually arrive on time this time?  Then they review the "Making of the Season Two Finale" episode of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian.  They talk about the technology used to create the effect, the lengths the crew went to to keep the secret, and Mark Hamill's role in the episode.  Then they talk about some fun Star Wars: What If... ideas.  Plus, the best t-shirt of 2021, #TopHatWatch and #PurpleShirtWatch, and what DLCs could the new Lego Star Wars have?  All this and much more!
 
 
Direct download: SWU_27-08-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:22pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris, discuss the latest Star Wars news including the Star Wars: Visions trailer, the Bad Batch season one finale, and a preview of the new Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian.  They start by talking about the Visions trailer and how this trailer (like the series, probably) is unlike anything else in Star Wars.  Then they look back on the season finale of The Bad Batch one week later, as well as the entire season.  And they talk about the newly announced Crimson Reign comic book series.  Plus, a rumor about the return of a sequel trilogy star on Disney+, Carl Weather teases season three of The Mandalorian, and should Ben buy an orange or blue top hat?  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_20-08-21.mp3
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On this episode, Dominic and Chris are joined by Hannah Raeside from the Star Wars Culture podcast (link) to discuss their immediate reaction the season one finale of The Bad Batch, "Kamino Lost".  This episode was recorded live on Thursday night/Friday morning, so the reactions are fresh from everyone's first viewing of the episode.  They discuss how the finale was more character focused than other finales we've seen of late.  They also talk about how Crosshair and Omega's character arcs for the season were wrapped up.  And they spend a lot of time speculating about what might happen in season two.  Plus, a very weird tangent about Yoda's stew, thoughts on the epilogue, and we take some live calls!  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: 016_-_Kamino_Lost.mp3
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On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris, discuss the latest Star Wars news including Ahsoka casting reports, the future of Jedi: Fallen Order, and more!  They start by discussing the news that Lucasfilm is searching for an actress to play Sabine Wren in the Ahsoka series, which leads to a discussion about how this show can work as both a Rebels sequel, Mandalorian tie-in, and its own thing.  Then they talk about updates on Obi-Wan Kenobi, Taika Waititi's movie, and Andor.  Plus, EA teases the future of Jedi: Fallen Order, questions from our live audience, and hey, did you know you can watch the podcast on YouTube now?  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_12-08-21.mp3
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On this episode, Dominic and Chris discuss the fifteenth episode of The Bad Batch, "Return to Kamino". They discuss the bombardment of Kamino and what the audience is meant to feel in that sequence, as well as what the planet represents to the different characters, and the event's place in galactic history. They also talk about Crosshair's motivations in this episode as well as what his reveal about his inhibitor says about how he sees himself.  And they play a pre-finale round of "whose going to die next week."  Plus, what does the reveal that Omega is older than the rest of the Bad Batch mean, what might redemption look like for Crosshair, and just how dark are the "dark times"?  All this and much more!
Direct download: 015_-_Return_to_Kamino.mp3
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On this episode Chris and Ben are joined by special guest hosts Hannah Raeside (Twitter) and Jordan Chaffer (Twitter) from Star Wars Culture (Website)Together they break down the latest and greatest Star Wars news, including the announcement that The Bad Batch is officially getting a second season. They discuss their thoughts on the series so far and speculate about what could be in store for season two. Furthermore, they dive deep into all the newly revealed details for Disney's Galactic Starcruiser hotel and its imposing price tag. And Lego is getting ready to reveal a brand new holiday special, this time with a spooky theme. Plus, Giancarlo Esposito provides a The Mandalorian production update, Mark Hamill suits up as Luke Skywalker one more time, and Felicity Jones teases a Jyn Erso return. They also take a moment to remember and pay respects the legendary J.W. Rinzler. Listen for all that and much more!
Direct download: SWU_06-08-21.mp3
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On this episode, Dominic and Chris are joined by Clarice Taylor (Twitter) from Culture Slate to discuss the fourteenth episode of The Bad Batch, "War-Mantle".  They discuss the introduction of Clone Commando Gregor, as well as the growing ties between The Bad Batch and Star Wars Rebels.  They also talk about the visuals of the series and how it compares to the other Star Wars series.  And they delve into what's going on with the Kaminoans and their relationship with the Empire.  Plus, many, many tangents about the Obi-Wan Kenobi series, The Office, and High School Musical: The Musical: The Series.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: 014_-_War-Mantle.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:39pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the latest Star Wars news, including updates on The Mandalorian and its spin-offs, the latest High Republic announcements, and comments from Obi-Wan Kenobi and Andor cast members.  They start with the reveals out of Comic Con@Home about the next phase The High Republic books.  Then they talk about an intriguing bit of The Mandalorian licensed art and the newly hired deep faker who will be working at Industrial Light and Magic.  And they talk about the latest casting rumors from the Mando-verse.  Plus, how will Star Wars be seen in the future, dead actors being "resurrected" by technology, and some awesome The Clone Wars collectibles.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_30-07-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:26pm PST

On this episode, Dominic is joined by Din of the band F-105 (Twitter), Matt of the For Christ Sake Anakin Podcast (Link), and Patrick of Beskar Guitar (YouTube), to discuss the thirteenth episode of The Bad Batch, "Infested".  They discuss how this episode has a strong message (delivered by Omega) not just for Star Wars but for our times.  They also discuss the introduction of Roland Durant and where the inspiration for the character may have come from.  And they talk about the Bad Batch and their relationship with Cid.  Plus, how this episode may be setting up the future of the series, is this a creature episode, and a literal trip to the underworld.  All this and much more!
 
 
Direct download: 013_-_Infested.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:45pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the latest Star Wars news, including updates about the Galactic Starcruiser experience, rumors about the Obi-Wan Kenobi series, and Hasbro's big Haslab "reveal".  They start by breaking down the reveals about what the Galactic Starcruiser experience will include, such as storylines, characters, and in-universe stories.  Then they talk about the newly announced Haslab 6" Rancor, as well as how it was revealed.  Then they discuss the Obi-Wan Kenobi casting rumors and discuss the pros and cons of including new characters as opposed to creating new ones.  Plus, some thoughts on the old Darth Bane trilogy, dream Galactic Starcruiser reveals, and Clone Wars micro-series action figures.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_23-07-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:13pm PST

On this episode, Dominic and Chris are joined by Iraj Dowlatshahi from The Sith List Podcast (Link) to discuss the twelfth episode of The Bad Batch, "Rescue on Ryloth".  They discuss whether this episode paid off effectively from the set-ups from last week.  Then they discuss Clone Captain Howser's choices in this episode and how this could set-up the future on the series.  They also delve into Hera and Omega's friendship and what the future holds for the Syndulla family.  Plus, should episodes have extended runtimes, how do the Bad Batch see themselves in relation to the rest of the clones, and how might this series tie in with The Book of Boba Fett.  All this and much more!
 
 
Direct download: 012_-_Rescue_on_Ryloth.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:14pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the latest news about the galaxy far, far away.  They start by discussing the news that a new episode of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian is coming next month about the season two finale of The Mandalorian.  Then they discuss the comments from the Star Wars: Visions directors about what we can expect from their anime short films, including where they fall on the timeline.  And, Dominic chats with Patrick Schneider and Chris Reiff from the Hasbro Star Wars team about some of their recent reveals and what else is coming down the pipe.  Plus, The Mandalorian picks up a boatload of Emmy nominations, new Lego and Hot Toys we wish we could buy, and a brief update on Rogue Squadron.  All this and much more!
 
 
Direct download: SWU_16-07-21.mp3
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On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris are joined by Star Wars Culture producer Chad B to discuss the eleventh episode of The Bad Batch, "Devil's Deal".  They discuss how this episode felt like a departure from previous episodes of the series by focusing on characters outside the main members of the Bad Batch, and how they would like to see Bad Batch storytelling evolve going forward.  Then they talk about the role of the Syndulla family in this story.  Plus, the burgeoning friendship between Hera and Omega, Admiral Rampart becomes a real threat, and the Bad Batch debut of Star Wars' most murderous droid.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: 011_-_Devils_Deal.mp3
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On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the reveals about the new animated Star Wars anthology of anime short films, Star Wars: Visions.   They talk about the ten shorts that were announced and their place in Star Wars storytelling.  They also discuss the announcement of the tie-in novel Star Wars: Ronin: A Visions Novel, and how it's unlike anything else in Star Wars.  Then they talk about who will be directing episodes of The Book of Boba Fett.  Plus, the idea of a Star Wars multi-verse and how it could work, thoughts on wave two of phase one of The High Republic so far, and some funny memories from conventions we can't believe were over five years ago.  All this and much more!
 
 
Direct download: SWU_09-07-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:19pm PST

On this episode, Dominic and Chris are joined by Let's Talk About Star Wars host Maggie Lovitt (Linktree) to discuss the tenth episode of The Bad Batch, "Common Ground".  They discuss the way the show handled the clones of the Bad Batch dealing with the fact they are now helping former Separatists.  They also talk about Senator Avi Singh and his droid GS-8 and how they represent a side of the CIS we didn't usually see on The Clone Wars.  And they break down Omega and Cid's relationship, as well as Omega's new found abilities at holo-chess.  Plus, what's next for Senator Singh, is Cid going to betray the Bad Batch, and why was Echo so suspicious of the Mantel Mix?  All this and much more!
 
NOTE: If you notice that my (Dominic) audio sounds a bit lower quality than usual, I had a major technical breakdown before the episode and we were lucky that we were able to record the episode at all.  Hopefully this will be all sorted out and fixed before next week's episode!
 
 
Direct download: 010_-_Common_Ground.mp3
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On this episode Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the latest Star Wars news, the exciting and the controversial!  They start by BRIEFLY discussing the controversy surrounding the name Slave I being taken of a new Lego set.  Then they talk about the news that Matthew Robinson will be writing Patty Jenkins' Rogue Squdron movie.  Then they talk about Leslye Headland's latest comments about The Acolyte, and The Phantom Menace was an influence.  And they talk about Seth Green's latest comments about the potential release of Star Wars: Detours (spoilers: it's not great).  Plus, the next wave of The High Republic begins, The Old Republic hits a milestone, and when is our next, best chance to see Luke meet Force ghost Anakin.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_02-07-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:09pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris  are joined by SWU  "Senior Tie-In Materials Correspondent" Chris "Starrapter" Abbott (YouTube Link) to discuss the ninth episode of The Bad Batch episode, "Bounty Lost".  They start with the fight between Cad Bane and Fennec Shand, and the showdown between the old legend and the up and comer.   Then they talk about the subterfuge on Kamino and what's going on with Nala Se.  And then they discuss the reveals about Omega, her importance and her connection with Boba Fett.  Plus, when will we next see Cad Bane, the gorgeous visuals, and TODO-360's importance.  All this and much more!
 
 
Direct download: 009_-_Bounty_Lost.mp3
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On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the latest Star Wars relating to The Bad BatchThe Acolyte, and the future of Qi'Ra.  They start by talking about the "sneak peak" at the back half of season one of The Bad Batch, whether it really counts as a "sneak peak" (it doesn't) and what could be gleaned from it.  Then they talk about Leslye Headlands' recent comments about The Acolyte, representation in Star Wars, and hiring a writer who had never seen Star Wars.  Then they check in on Emilia Clarke's latest comments about returning as Qi'Ra.  Plus, could we see another animated Star Wars anthology Disney+ series, some love for having Seth Green back in Star Wars, and favourite deleted scenes.  All this and much more!
 
 
Direct download: SWU_25-06-21.mp3
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On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the eighth episode of The Bad Batch, "Reunion".  They talk about the shocking return of Cad Bane at the end of the episode (and how Dominic was wrong about his fate) and what this means for the series going forward.  They also talk about Crosshair's return and his interactions with the rest of Clone Force 99.  Plus Echo's desire to follow Rex's path, which members of the Bad Batch do we hope to see more from, and the growing divide between the Kaminoans and the Empire.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: 008_-_Renunion.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:16pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the latest news about The Book of Boba Fett, including comments from Temuera Morrison about flashbacks in the series.  They also talk about some reveals/teases from the episode guide for the Bad Batch episode "Battle Scars".  Then they talk about the leaked set pictures of cast members from Obi-Wan Kenobi.  Plus, Loki showrunner Michael Waldron talks about working with Kevin Feige on his Star Wars movie, slavery in the republic and the Jedi's role in the prequel era, and how do Praetorian Guards eat pancakes?  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_18-06-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:15pm PST

WATCH THIS EPISODE! (YouTube Link) On this episode, Dominic and Chris are joined by Tyler and Logan/Loden of the Chatter Squadron podcast (YouTube Link) to discuss the seventh episode of The Bad Batch, "Battle Scars".  They discuss Captain Rex's debut on the series, what he's up to these days, and how Order 66 remains a trauma for him.  They also discuss Wrecker finally attempting to execute Order 66, and how his relationship with Omega played out in those moments.  And, Tyler hosts a quiz on the career of Dee Bradley Baker!  Plus, Ben heckles from the chat, the joys of a longer season, and does Omega have an inhibitor chip?  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: 007_-_Battle_Scars.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:29pm PST

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss what the shooting and release schedule for the next wave of Star Wars TV shows might look like now that The Book of Boba Fett has wrapped filming.  They also talk about what Qui-Gon's role in Obi-Wan Kenobi could/should be (assuming Liam Neeson is lying to us about not being in the series).  Then they talk about the latest rumored additions to the cast of Andor, both familiar and fresh faces.  And they look at the latest reveals from Hasbro in the Black Series and Vintage Collection lines.  Plus, Ewan McGregor and Pedro Pascal talk about working with Yodas, Taika Waititi hopes Star Wars is next for him, and what a screening of Andor (or any other Star Wars series) at Celebration might look like.  All this and much more!
 
 
Direct download: SWU_11-06-21.mp3
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On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and (briefly) Chris  are joined by Hannah Raeside of Star Wars Culture (YouTube link) to discuss the sixth episode of The Bad Batch episode, "Decommissioned".  They discuss the return of Trace and Rafa Martez, their place in the galaxy now, how Ahsoka's influence is felt through them, and who are they working for.  They also talk about Wrecker's latest "moment", what's going on there and what (or who) snapped him out of it.  Plus, clones and droids fighting together on the same side, what might the future look like for a Force-sensitive Omega, and the best "bad" joke in Star Wars history.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: 006_-_Decommissioned.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:25pm PST

On this episode, Dominic and Ben are joined by SWU  "Senior Tie-In Materials Correspondent" Chris "Starrapter" Abbott (YouTube Link) to discuss the big reveal in the comic book War of the Bounty Hunters #1 and the implications of it for the wider Star Wars galaxy (to skip the spoiler discussion fast forward from 17:50 to 1:00:33).  Then they look back on the first wave of The High Republic books and preview wave two (coming later this month), including a special spoiler free review of The Rising Storm by Cavan Scott from Starrapter.  They also share their thoughts on the now complete Alphabet Squadron trilogy, including how this series could be a model for future novels.  Plus, new Lego Star Wars sets have been revealed, the nihil as villains in the High Republic, and the future of characters from Solo: A Star Wars Story.  All this and much more!
 
Direct download: SWU_04-06-21.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:46pm PST

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 PST

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
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On this episode, Dominic and Chris are joined by BlueJaigEyes 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 PST

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 PST

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 PST

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
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