Episode 78 – Ewoks, Rex, Dot, Dot, Dot

It’s episode 78 of Children of the Force!

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STAR WARSY STUFF [1:45]
I finally finished Rebel Rising. It’s a nice companion to Inferno Squad.

WHAT’S THAT SOUND? [2:35]

How did they make the Ewok language and Ewok war cries? Ben Burtt was a busy guy.

We also get into a discussion of whether or not it’s responsible to use languages from our world when constructing languages for characters like the Ewoks. What do you think?

NEWS [13:40]

John Powell is the composer for the still-untitled Han Solo movie. We listen to a bit of the How to Train Your Dragon score, which he composed.

According to the Hollywood Reporter, Episode IX is getting a re-write by Jack Thorne. Yay!

Kieron Gillen is going to be writing the Star Wars comic now, instead of Jason Aaron. His first story arc will take place on Jedha. Look at Luke in the Jedha City crater:

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RON HOWARD SHARES STUFF ON TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM [25:25]

It’s a new segment! With a new song!

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Look at that alien!

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New immersive VR experience coming to Disney.

I WANT.

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Finally, is Rex the old guy on Endor? We explore arguments for and against it, both from a pro-representation standpoint.

CANON NEWS [41:50]

Saw Gerrera’s Partisans became the Dreamers post-Yavin.

JOKE [44:45]

How do you unlock Maz Kanata’s heart?

Q&A COUNCIL [46:25]

Um, Anna has a question for the council. It’s an odd one. Um … which dot on my bedroom ceiling is your favorite?

The ceiling in question:

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Anna’s favorite:

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Liam’s favorite:

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Al’s favorite:

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It’s the one in the middle. I’ve named it Bendu.

OUTRO [49:20]

Thanks for listening! Send us a voicemail or email us at forcechildren@gmail.com if you want to take part in the discussion or just give us some feedback. Thanks!

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