Episode 145 – Our 4th Annual Halloween Show!

It’s episode 145 of Children of the Force!

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STAR WARSY STUFF [4:35]

We heard back from Tom(s dad) and Jacob! Tom’s dad’s email leads to a discussion of how Palpatine could come back. That’s spooky, right?

NEWS [16:05]

The Game of Thrones guys are out of Star Wars!

We got a new Mandalorian trailer!

And posters, including this beauty:

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And Wedge is back! Maybe not on screen, but in book form, for sure.

SPOOKY STORIES [25:25]

We revisit our stories from last year, including this one:

JOKE [57:50]

What do you call a vampire Sith?

OUTRO [1:00:40]

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Episode 144 – TROS Final Trailer Melt-Down

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We’re frame-by-framing The Rise of Skywalker trailer (like you do). Listen along. There are at least two creepy fingers that you DON’T want to miss.

STAR WARSY STUFF [1:45]

We start off the show with some listener comments.

NEWS [18:30]

We’re breaking down the new trailer for The Rise of Skywalker!

And check out that poster!

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OUTRO [1:19:10]

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Episode 143 – News, Glorious News

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STAR WARSY STUFF [1:00]

We start off with a comment from Jacob from Australia, talk a bit about the first episode of the second season of Resistance and we pick our favorite toys from Triple Force Friday.

NEWS [15:30]

Ton of news. Empire magazine!

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The Rise of Skywalker!

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The Mandalorian!

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Triple Force Friday!

Obi-Wan director and writer announced!

And tons of book news, including some juicy Resistance Reborn tidbits.

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CANON NEWS [54:50]

We got info on the Inquisitors from the video game, Jedi: Fallen Order.


JOKE [58:50]

Jacob sent us a joke. What’s Jabba the Hutt’s favorite food?

Q&A COUNCIL [1:00:00]

Jacob also sent us our question this week: What’s your favorite AT-walker? https://starwars.fandom.com/wiki/Walker

OUTRO [1:03:05]

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Episode 142 – Life Day 2020

It’s episode 142 of Children of the Force!

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STAR WARSY STUFF [1:20]

We’re watching through the Lord of the Rings movies. They’re great.

We also started watching Steven Universe.

And Bart from Belgium sent us an email.

NEWS [12:40]

Jon Favreau is up for doing a new Star Wars Holiday Special for Disney+. We talk about what we’d like to see. For me, it’s Billie Lourd doing an homage to Carrie Fisher’s Life Day song. And the two Lando’s meeting up in the world between worlds.

We also talk about that Bob Iger book and what he had to say about George Lucas and the sequels.

And Triple Force Friday is nearly upon us!

CANON NEWS [29:05]

Savi and Lor were buds.

JOKE [35:25]

This week’s funny comes from the Daily Show. You can watch the clip here: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=511687476258719

STUMP THE LUMP! [38:55]

What’s the name of the Mon Calamari admiral in Rogue One?

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OUTRO [42:55]

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Episode 141 – GoFundThem

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We start the episode off with some bad news about Children of the Force guest Emma’s mom’s stage 4 breast cancer. Thankfully, there’s something you can do to help, please go to the GoFundMe page and donate to help out this family, who are basically our family. For every $20 donated, I’ll send you a 1977 Star Wars trading card of your choice (I have most of them, you’ll get your pick).

Here’s their GoFundMe page: Help our friend Erin fight Stage IV cancer

No amount is too small or too large. And please let me know if you donate.

NEWS [17:40]

We have some The Mandalorian news. Man, do I hate typing that. I wish there was a rule that titles couldn’t start with articles. Anyway, Entertainment Weekly gave us a few photos and some snippets of information.

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CANON NEWS [28:00]

Snoke and Kylo Ren on Dagobah? Kylo Ren in the cave?

JOKE [30:50]

How do you casually say hi to a Jedi Grand Master?

Q&A COUNCIL [31:30]

Anna has a question about how excited we are for The Mandalorian. How excited are you?

OUTRO [35:15]

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Episode 140 – D23 Giveth

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STAR WARSY STUFF [2:50]

A couple corrections and clarifications from last episode.

Non-Star Warsy stuff: We’re watching Lord of the Rings, the first time for the kids.

NEWS [7:30]

We talk all the goodness out of D23.

First the teaser poster and the teaser for The Rise of Skywalker:

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Then we discuss the confirmed Obi-Wan show for Disney+.

We also talk about that Mandalorian trailer.

Say hello to Kuiil the Ugnaught:

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The Clone Wars is coming back in February 2020. And then that’s the end of The Clone Wars, according to Dave Filoni.

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OUTRO
[1:07:00]

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Episode 139 – Obi-What Now?

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STAR WARSY STUFF [2:30]

We’re in the thick of Dooku: Jedi Lost and it’s bringing up some complicated ideas surrounding teaching and knowledge and whether or not it’s always better to know than to not know.

Thrawn: Treason doesn’t spark the same level of discussion, but I’m reading that, too. It’s Thrawny.

I publish a correction and illustrate the difference between Lats Razzi and Sugi.


NEWS [13:00]

We have the trailer for season 2 of Resistance, and sadly also the news that it will be the last season.

In sillier news, the Star Wars Kids youtube channel has a new show: Star Wars Roll Out.

Check out the first episode:

Don Williams says that “every theme” will be in The Rise of Skywalker. I can’t wait to see how they utilize Jabba’s theme. More tuba. That’s what Star Wars needs.

The Star Wars Barbies are pretty much as cool as they can be while still being Barbies:

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Allegiance has a new blurb.

And the Obi-Wan movie rumor has now turned into the Obi-Wan Disney+ rumor. And it’s getting legs!

CANON NEWS [32:45]

This week’s Canon News comes from excerpts released from the upcoming book, Secrets of the Jedi.

Q&A COUNCIL [40:20]

Do kids these days like Star Wars? Which Star Wars resonates most with you?

OUTRO [54:20]

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