Episode 183 – Return of the Listener Awesomeness

It’s episode 183 of Children of the Force!

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STAR WARSY STUFF [6:10]

We’re almost through our annual Star Wars watch-through. Anna watched Han die for the first time since seeing The Force Awakens in the theater.

LISTENER MAILBAG [9:30]

This week, we have some amazing emails from Ethan, Andrew, Clayton, Miles, Julian, Ish, Nayan, Cooper, and Brandt! Whew!

Here’s Clayton’s Boba-Booger-Banishment-Box, which is the name I just came up with.

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And check out Julian and his X-Wing. And look at that t-shirt! That’s what we like to see!

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NEWS [48:15]

Lucasfilm Games is branching out!

Oscar Isaac is going to be a Marvel superhero!

JOKE [53:10]

Cooper has a joke: What is Han Solo’s favorite food company? 

STUMP THE LUMP [54:15]

Brandt has a few quiz questions for us!

OUTRO [59:20]

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Episode 182 – Listener Awesomeness Strikes Back

It’s episode 182 of Children of the Force!

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STAR WARSY STUFF [0:45]

Still loving Squadrons (in VR).

Noticing new stuff during our movies watch-through. Check out how Luke’s lightsaber doesn’t shut off at the 1:34 mark of this video, even though it sounds like it does. My assumption is that it was put in there because it looks like the blade may have grazed the side of the cave and that should sound like … something, I guess.

LISTENER MAILBAG [10:40]

This week we hear from some new and old listeners! Thanks to Jacob, Joel, Eleanore, Jamie, Ayden, Nayan, Iain, Zach, and Andre!

Here is the link to Jamie and Andre’s new Star Wars podcast, Corona Squadron: https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/corona-squadron-andrejamie-nicholson-creswell-dhb10zeCDk7/

NEWS [43:00]

According to TorrentFreak, The Mandalorian was the most pirated show of 2020.

Michael Waldron is rumored to be writing the Kevin Feige Star Wars movie, according to Deadline.

The finale of The Mandalorian is now dedicated to Jeremy Bulloch.

JOKE [45:50]

Jacob has a joke for us. Why did the Jedi cross the road?

Q&A COUNCIL [48:15]

Who would be a better master for Grogu? Luke or Ahsoka?
Would you rather have a darksaber or a lightsaber? If a lightsaber, what color?

STUMP THE LUMP [54:00]

Jamie, Andre and Jacob try to stump us!

OUTRO [57:50]

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Episode 181 – Listener Awesomeness

It’s episode 181 of Children of the Force!

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Our listeners take over the show today! We have emails, a joke, Question and Answer Council, and Stump the Lump questions … all written by our awesome listeners. 

Here’s a good shot of one of those beings in the jars from that episode of the Mandalorian. Creepy.

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Episode 180 – Holy Kenobi!

It’s episode 180 of Children of the Force!

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There’s a whole lotta Star Wars on the way. This week, we break it all down and even find the time for a couple emails at the end of the show.

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Check out these sizzle reels for Andor and Bad Batch:

https://youtu.be/gSW-pARyP-M

https://youtu.be/YB9DIxdB198

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Episode 179 – Escape from Naboo

It’s episode 179 of Children of the Force!

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STAR WARSY STUFF [0:50]

We started our annual watch-through of all the Star Wars movies!

Seriously, I did a count and about 20 people joined the Jedi, the Queen and her Handmaidens. That ship must have really started to smell when they were stranded on Tatooine.



LISTENER MAILBAG [9:40]

We hear from long-time-listeners/first-time-emailers Ken, Vivian and Charlie!

Ish and Nayan also sent in some reviews of Duel of the Fates and the Star Wars Lego Holiday Special!

LIAM’S MUSIC CORNER [26:30]

Liam’s latest:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iMbhJ-q6H2s


NEWS [29:50]

We mourn the passing of David Prowse.

Q&A COUNCIL [32:55]

What’s your favorite David Prowse moment in the original trilogy?

STUMP THE LUMP [36:25]

What did Vader do right after he entered the Tantive IV in A New Hope?

OUTRO [1:17:10]

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Episode 178 – Duel of the Fates – Part 5 – Star Wars, Lost

It’s part 5 – the finale! – of our Duel of the Fates dramatic read-through!

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Catch the first four episodes of this dramatic reading here:

Part 1: https://childrenoftheforce.com/2020/07/19/episode-166-the-fates-theyre-dueling/

Part 2: https://childrenoftheforce.com/2020/07/31/episode-168-deux-of-the-fates/

Part 3: https://childrenoftheforce.com/2020/08/13/episode-170-duel-of-the-fates-part-3/

Part 4: https://childrenoftheforce.com/2020/08/28/episode-172-duel-of-the-fates-part-4-et-tu-brutetrooper/

Here’s some concept art to look at as you listen along.

Kylo and Rey duel on Mortis (of all places):
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Battle on Coruscant:
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Battle above Coruscant:
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Resistance-modified AT-STs:
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First Order Capitol, which is a ship:
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3PO frets over R2:
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BB-8 dashes into the battle:
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Force-ghost Luke catches Kylo’s blade with his hand:
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The Falcon on Coruscant:
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Hux, realizing defeat, takes his own life:
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Yoda on the astral plane: 25-fftALYs

BB-8 sees Rey on Modesta:27-Imj71rN

Rey joins her friends and future students on Modesta:
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Episode 177 – Haterday Special

It’s episode 177 of Children of the Force!

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How was that Lego Star Wars Holiday Special?

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NEWS [16:35]

Janina Gavankar was in Chapter 11 of The Mandalorian. Sort of.

We recap all the upcoming on-screen movies and television.

LISTENER MAILBAG [33:15]

Well, it finally happened. We got some hate mail. But only because we asked for it. Which is way more fun.

Riley also sent us some more fan art!

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Q&A COUNCIL [45:45]

Ish has a question for the council: Who is the most important character in Star Wars. Al’s answer is, by far, the least thought-out of the four.

OUTRO [58:45]

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Episode 176 – Yub. Nub.

It’s episode 176 of Children of the Force!

Yub nub, eee chop yub nub;
Ah toe mee toe pee chee keene;
G’noop dock fling oh ah!

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Celebrate the love! It’s an episode of listener emails!

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Riley sent us some awesome art. Check it out!

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Episode 175 – 5th Annual Halloween Show!

Join us, as we descend beneath the surface of Exegol. It might get a little spooky … and plug your nose, those Snoke jars SMELL.

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Happy Halloween! This episode gets a little spooky, but not too bad.

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Here’s the video of me reading Are You Scared, Darth Vader to my Pre-K and Kindergarten class.

Here’s Liam’s new album that we talked about. Like I said, there’s an explicit one (the first one) where he drops the f-bomb several times. So … careful.

Want more? Listen back to our previous Halloween episodes:
2016
2017
2018
2019

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Episode 174 – Just Keep Swimming

It’s episode 174 of Children of the Force!

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Hello there! It’s been a while. Let’s catch up.

LISTENER MAILBAG [6:20]

We hear from Ayden, Ish, Andre, Nayan, Jodie, and Aurelius! We love listener emails!

Anna and Liam have YouTube channels now.:


STUMP THE LUMP [32:00]

Andre has a Stump the Lump for us: 
What planet is Tarkin from?

OUTRO [34:20]

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