The Star Wars Underworld Podcast
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
Category:general -- posted at: 6:48pm PDT

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
Category:general -- posted at: 9:44pm PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT

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
Category:general -- posted at: 8:55pm PDT

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 PDT

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 PDT