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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Episode 173 – I’m a baa-a-a–a-a-aad guy…

It’s episode 173 of Children of the Force!

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LISTENER MAILBAG [0:40]

Ish sent us the first chunk of some fan fic he wrote! It’s pretty awesome.

LIAM’S MUSIC CORNER [6:40]

Put on your headphones, jump on your LightBikes, and enjoy!

JOKE
[13:00]

What spaceship does Luke fly when he really wants to show off his piloting skills?

Q&A COUNCIL [13:45]

Nayan has a couple questions for the Council:

Which is the best finale?

My answer:
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Did Vader deserve forgiveness in the end?

And I have a silly question that lets us have some fun with the song, Bad Guy.

OUTRO [25:55]

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Episode 172 – Duel of the Fates – Part 4 – Et tu Brutetrooper?

It’s part 4 of our Duel of the Fates dramatic read-through!

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

Rey on Mortis:
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3PO and R2 on Coruscant:
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Stormtroopers on Coruscant:
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Finn leads the revolt on Coruscant:
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Rey and Kylo on Mortis:
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Episode 171 – The Zoom Where it Happens

It’s episode our first ever Zoom episode, where 10 kids joined us for the show!

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First, some introductions are in order. Then a nice “getting to know you” question where we learn that a concerning percentage of our listeners would choose to have Force lightning if it were possible. Huh.

Then we head on over to the news!

NEWS [22:20]

We talk about the only news that matters this week, the fact that there will be a Lego Star Wars Holiday Special on Disney+ this November. Wizard!

And in case you feel like walking down a cringe-inducing memory lane, here’s our Holiday Special commentary from last year:

CANON NEWS [29:05]

Vader’s suit talks to him!

Q&A COUNCIL [32:15]

Whole buncha questions! 

STUMP THE LUMP! [54:05]

Charlie quizzes us out of the Absolutely Everything You Need to Know About Star Wars book. 

OUTRO [59:15]

What a fun episode! Thanks to everyone who participated!

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