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Long-running, award-winning STAR WARS program hosted by podcasting veterans Jason Swank and Jimmy Mac, Rebel Force Radio provides STAR WARS information and entertainment. From the Classic Trilogy to the Prequels... From THE FORCE AWAKENS to ROGUE ONE to SOLO...Rebel Force Radio puts you on the fron… read more

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Fresh BOBA FETT Footage! STAR TREK's Chase Masterson!

December 3rd, 2021


We look closely at fresh footage from THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT via new video promos, along with casting rumors for AHSOKA. We welcome the first ever STAR TREK actor to join us on RFR! Chase Masterson (Leeta from DS9) and …

STAR WARS Sequel Characters Could Return

November 25th, 2021


Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy hints there may be a potential new vehicle for the characters of the sequel trilogy in an all-new Empire Magazine cover story. The article also includes quotes from the …


November 19th, 2021


Insider information was revealed this week providing more insight into the cancelation of STAR WARS: ROGUE SQUADRON and other recent Lucasfilm fails, we got highlights from a recent Adam Driver interview, new STAR WARS …

STAR WARS Disney+ Day: RFR After Show

November 15th, 2021


Breaking down all the STAR WARS news that was and wasn't as part of Disney+ Day, including your calls. We discuss the OBI-WAN KENOBI sizzle reel with concept art, the Boba Fett documentary "Under The Helmet", and …


November 11th, 2021


Bombshell news this week with Patty Jenkins' STAR WARS: ROGUE SQUADRON reportedly off the production schedule. Will another STAR WARS film move into …

THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT Trailer Reveals Clues

November 5th, 2021


A shot-by-shot breakdown of the new trailer for THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT provides speculation and clues, Giancarlo Esposito names his favorite …

Anakin and Ahsoka Will Reunite!

October 29th, 2021


News broke recently about Hayden Christensen appearing in the upcoming Ahsoka series. We discuss this new development and how Anakin/Vader could be …

The Mythological Breakdown of THE MANDALORIAN

October 21st, 2021


Jedi Yogi John Marcoux returns to provide his analysis of seasons one and two of THE MANDALORAIN. John digs deep into the history of mythology and …

The Kid Who Was Almost Anakin

October 15th, 2021


Actor Devon Michael was 9-years old when he was a finalist for the role of Anakin Skywalker in STAR WARS: THE PHANTOM MENACE, a role which eventually …


October 7th, 2021


With the announcement of THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT premiering on December 29, we analyze new hints revealed in the Hollywood trades about Disney’s plans …

What Will Happen in THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT

September 30th, 2021


We study leaked episode titles for THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT and attempt to predict what will happen in each episode. We also share rumors we’ve heard about the future of STAR WARS streaming series on Disney+, including THE …


September 24th, 2021


Galaxies collide as STAR WARS meets anime in this 9-episode anthology series and RFR is there to provide analysis and commentary--plus, your phone …

Did Luke Skywalker Know Who The Jedi Were?

September 16th, 2021


We review the new trailer for STAR WARS HUNTERS with special guest Steve Glossen (Geek Out Loud), who sticks around for the whole show. A new George …

Revisiting Genndy Tartakovsky's CLONE WARS

September 9th, 2021


Before the George Lucas/Dave Filoni-produced series, animation producer Genndy Tartakovsky created two seasons of CLONE WARS shorts to bridge the gap between STAR WARS Episodes II and III. Now available on Disney+, …


September 3rd, 2021


THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT is coming later this year and director Robert Rodriguez says it will blow minds. More making of THE MANDALORIAN highlights from Disney Gallery, STAR WARS references in “Rick and Morty” and “The …

THE MANDALORIAN After Show: Disney Gallery

August 26th, 2021


Disney Gallery gave us a look at the making of one of the greatest moments in Star Wars history: the surprise return of Luke Skywalker in THE MANDALORIAN season 2 finale, "The Rescue." We talk about how this episode was …

Dee Bradley Baker & THE BAD BATCH Season One

August 19th, 2021


Hot on the heels of THE BAD BATCH season one finale, we are proud to present Dee Bradley Baker, the voice of Clone Force 99, who joins us for some in-depth discussion about season one: the plot, the characters, and the …

THE BAD BATCH After Show #16: "Kamino Lost”

August 14th, 2021


The season one finale of THE BAD BATCH is here! Join us as we break down "Kamino Lost" and look back on the entire first season with an eye on season two. Listen to thoughts and observations about all things BAD BATCH …

Disney Lightsabers, Snoke’s Origins & J.W. Rinzler Remembered

August 12th, 2021


A new promo video gave us a brief glimpse at the new “real” lightsaber being developed by Disney Parks. We review the history of Lightsaber toys and share a few saber stories of our own. Speaking of Disney, the prices …

THE BAD BATCH After Show #15: "Return To Kamino"

August 7th, 2021


"You may fire when ready." The first season of THE BAD BATCH comes crashing down to a conclusion with "Return To Kamino", the first of a two-part season finale. Clone Force 99 & Omega go back to where it all began …


August 6th, 2021


Mark Anthony Austin joins us In The Cantina to discuss his contributions to the STAR WARS: A NEW HOPE SPECIAL EDITION as a member of ILM. From giving mobility to the Dewback to appearing on screen as Boba Fett in the …

THE BAD BATCH After Show #14: War-Mantle

July 31st, 2021


The season is winding down and the action is heating up on THE BAD BATCH! Join us for our LIVE weekly After Show, full of speculation, analysis AND …

Let’s Misbehave With Puppet Lando & Kenobi Rumors

July 30th, 2021


We share some hot rumors spilling out of the OBI-WAN KENOBI set in California, Puppet Lando joins us to review Billy Dee Williams 1961 album “Let’s Misbehave”, and we talk about the Anakin Skywalker Force Spirit …

THE BAD BATCH After Show #13 "Infested"

July 24th, 2021


Spice, Spice Baby. We're talking gangsters, spice and Pykes on this week's episode of Rebel Force Radio's THE BAD BATCH After Show. We discuss the …


July 22nd, 2021


Will we see Boba Fett? Will there be a Stormtrooper vs Clone Trooper civil war? What are the crafty Kaminoans really trying to do? Inspired by …

THE BAD BATCH After Show #12: "Rescue On Ryloth"

July 18th, 2021


S1 E12 "Rescue On Ryloth" It's more quality Twi'lek time with episode 12 of THE BAD BATCH: "Rescue on Ryloth" as young Hera and Chopper enlist Clone …

FANBOYS Secrets with Kyle Newman

July 15th, 2021


Fanboys director Kyle Newman is a busy guy. Between writing books, helming films and raising a family, Kyle’s life is non-stop-go. Kyle joins us this week IN THE CANTINA for a long-overdue conversation about his current …

THE BAD BATCH After Show #11: "Devil's Deal"

July 10th, 2021


Star Wars animation returns to Ryloth for episode 11 of THE BAD BATCH: "Devil's Deal" and rebellion is in the air! We break down this episode and …

THE BAD BATCH After Show #10

July 3rd, 2021


S1 E10

"Common Ground"

The Confederacy of Independent Systems is back in the spotlight as our Batchers attempt a daring rescue mission and Omega discovers a new way to contribute to the group. Hear our takes as we …

THE MANDALORIAN: Luke Skywalker Returns

July 1st, 2021


We discuss an instant STAR WARS classic, the season 2 finale of THE MANDALORIAN and the de-aging process used to bring young Luke Skywalker to life. Then, we watch the entire episode The Rescue featuring the return of …

THE BAD BATCH After Show #9: "Bounty Lost"

June 26th, 2021


S1 E9

"Bounty Lost"

The Bad Batch embark on a rescue mission to save Omega from the clutches of evil bounty hunter Cad Bane. Join us for our …

The Great ‘Mismanagement of STAR WARS’ Debate

June 24th, 2021


We review an article called “How Disney Mismanaged the Star Wars Universe and how The Mandalorian can restore the true power of George Lucas’s …

THE BAD BATCH After Show #8: "Reunion"

June 19th, 2021


S1 E8 "Reunion" The Empire hunts down Clone Force 99 on Bracca as The Bad Batch comes face-to-face with their former comrade Crosshair and his elite squad. Plus, the return of Cad Bane to STAR WARS animation and a …

KENOBI Wardrobe Sneak Peek & Boba Fett in a Hot Tub

June 17th, 2021


Our spy Agent Kitster has come through with the goods this time! We have wardrobe reference photos from OBI-WAN KENOBI. We describe the photos and discuss how the costumes will be seen in the upcoming Disney+ STAR WARS …

THE BAD BATCH After Show #7: "Battle Scars"

June 12th, 2021


S1 E7 "Battle Scars"

The Bad Batch team up with Rex to learn they all are ticking time bombs, and Wrecker's time has run out! We are talking all about "Battle Scars" with live callers and reactions.

On The Road with THE MANDALORIAN’S Dominic Pace

June 10th, 2021


Actor Dominic Pace appeared in THE MANDALORIAN season one as the cool looking bounty hunter Gekko. Since then, he’s dedicated himself to serving the …

THE BAD BATCH After Show #6: "Decommissioned"

June 5th, 2021


S1 E6 "Decomissioned" The Bad Batch takes on a job that brings them face-to-face with Battle Droid relics from The Clone Wars, along with a pair of notorious sisters. We talk about everything, including the mysterious …

THE MANDALORIAN Season 2 Commentary #3

June 3rd, 2021


Join us as we sit down for a pair of great season 2 episodes of THE MANDALORIAN. We're watching "Chapter 14: The Tragedy" featuring the series debut of Boba Fett. The second half of our doubleheader is "Chapter 15: The …

THE BAD BATCH After Show #5: "Rampage"

May 29th, 2021


S1 E5 “Rampage” Baby Rancors! RFR's THE BAD BATCH After Show returns with an in-depth look at season 1 episode 5, "Rampage." We talk all about the action on Ord Mantell with your thoughts and opinions about this latest …

Holy Filoni: STAR WARS Turns 44 & Dave Gets a Promotion

May 27th, 2021


We celebrate the real STAR WARS Day - May 25th 1977 - and the 44th anniversary of the ground-breaking film that started it all. We share memories from that era, recall our favorite early Star Wars merch, the history of …

THE BAD BATCH After Show #4: "Cornered"

May 22nd, 2021


S1 E4 "Cornered" Join us for our weekly BAD BATCH After Show as we take a look at episode 4: "Cornered." Out of fuel and out of food, The Bad Batch find themselves struggling to adapt to civilian life when a mysterious …

"The Age of The Nerd is Over" with F.J. DeSanto

May 20th, 2021


Film producer F.J. DeSanto joins us to discuss the manner in which franchise movies are produced, the influence of nerd culture in Hollywood, THE BAD …

THE BAD BATCH After Show #3: "Replacements"

May 15th, 2021


S1 E3 "Replacements" The Batch get stuck on a desolate moon, Omega tames a dragon, and the new Imperial Elite Squad does the unthinkable. Join us as …

MATT LANTER: From Sky Guy to Skyfox

May 13th, 2021


JUPITER'S LEGACY is the #1 show on Netflix worldwide and features a familiar face. Matt Lanter, probably best known to STAR WARS fans as the voice of Anakin Skywalker on THE CLONE WARS, stars in this new superhero drama …

THE BAD BATCH After Show #2: "Cut and Run"

May 8th, 2021


S1 E2 "Cut and Run" The Bad Batch visit "The Deserter" from season two of THE CLONE WARS, former Clone Trooper Cut Laquwane on the planet Saluecemi to seek his help, but end up helping Cut and his family instead. Plus, …


May 5th, 2021


S1 E1 Aftermath

The debut of the all-new CLONE WARS spinoff, STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH is here! Enjoy our analysis and listener calls about the series premiere "Aftermath", plus a surprise lengthy call from BAD BATCH …

The Fall of The 3.75-Inch STAR WARS Action Figure

April 30th, 2021


The Toy Guru Scott Neitlich joins us In The Cantina with the inside scoop on how STAR WARS action figures get made and distributed, including the sad demise of the traditional 3.75-inch action figure. Scott is a toy …


April 23rd, 2021


Interesting behind-the-scenes Reddit rumors about the making of THE RISE OF SKYWALKER, we review the new USPS STAR WARS stamps honoring the droids of The Saga and pay tribute to Ewok actor Felix Silla with interview …

KENOBI Casting with Paul Bateman

April 15th, 2021


Ewan McGregor’s OBI-WAN KENOBI series is going in front of the cameras and the cast has been officially announced! Concept artist and friend of the …

Ewok Adventures with Eric Walker

April 9th, 2021


To celebrate the release of the two Vintage STAR WARS Ewok films from the 80s on Disney+, we reconnect with actor Eric Walker who starred in the movies as Mace Towani. Eric joins us to share memories of working on the …

How Much Vader Will We See In The KENOBI Series?

March 26th, 2021


The RFR switchboard is wide-open and we’re talking everything YOU want to discuss, including speculation about the upcoming STAR WARS Disney+ series …

THE MANDALORIAN Season Two Commentary #2

March 19th, 2021


Cue up THE MANDALORIAN Season two and watch along with us! This time, we’re watching Chapter 12 “The Siege” and a big one, Chapter 13 “The Jedi” featuring the live action debut of Ahsoka Tano. You can have us in your …

From The Muppets to Star Wars with Mike Quinn

March 12th, 2021


Mike Quinn is the talent behind Nien Nunb in RETURN OF THE JEDI and the Sequel Trilogy. Mike joins us IN THE CANTINA to talk about his journey from The Muppets to STAR WARS and shares stories from his career, including …


March 4th, 2021


If Weird Al is the grandfather of STAR WARS parody songs, then Mark Jonathan Davis aka Richard Cheese is the crazy uncle. Mark has been providing tons of Star Wars laughs over the past 2 decades via albums like “The …

Last Call for Cara Dune

February 26th, 2021


We review highlights from Gina Carano’s first interview since her controversial termination from THE MANDALORIAN and share our final thoughts. THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT production update from Temuera Morrison, THE BAD BATCH …

Gina Carano Gone! Cara Dune Canceled!

February 19th, 2021


We discuss and debate the Gina Carano blowup and feature listener feedback about the controversy. Should there be a new actress playing Cara in …


February 12th, 2021


Duel of the Fates. Splinter of the Mind's Eye. Star Wars Underworld. These are examples of fully fleshed-out STAR WARS stories that never went into …

Thursday Night Live Episode #1

February 5th, 2021


Speculation about the upcoming Star Wars streaming series dominates much of the conversation on our first edition of RFR Thursday Night Live. Our …

THE MANDALORIAN Season Two Commentary #1

January 29th, 2021


Krayt Dragons! Boba Fett! Bo Katan! Frog Lady! Season 2 of THE MANDALORIAN was packed with amazing action, cool characters and crazy creatures. We …

Is STAR WARS Starting to Fade Away?

January 22nd, 2021


Liam Neeson recently asked “Is Star Wars starting to fade away from the cinema landscape?” We comment on his comments, and consider the likely potential of Qui Gon Jinn showing up in the upcoming OBI-WAN KENOBI series. …

New Year, New STAR WARS

January 15th, 2021


RFR returns for 2021! We are still buzzing after seeing Luke Skywalker in the season finale of THE MANDALORIAN. We try to pull back the curtain and …


December 19th, 2020


S2 E8 Chapter 16: The Rescue It's the end of season 2 and to say it went out with a bang may be the understatement of the millennium. Join us for the …

STAR WARS 2020: The Year in Review

December 18th, 2020


We review all of the big Star Wars & RFR highlights from 2020 with special guest co-host Billy Mac. Plus, the latest news about THE MANDALORIAN including highlights from a recent Pedro Pascal interview featuring his …


December 12th, 2020


S2 E7 Chapter 15: The Believer We're back to provide our trademarked extensive breakdown of the penultimate episode for Season Two. This Rick …

New STAR WARS Projects Revealed! Anthony Daniels!

December 11th, 2020


Welcome to an RFR MEGA episode! The Walt Disney Company Investors Day Presentation featured a massive info drop about future STAR WARS films, animation, and live-action streaming series. Mind-blowing news about the next …

The MANDALORIAN After Show #14

December 5th, 2020


S2 E6 "The Tragedy"

Chapter 14 of The Mandalorian is here and so is RFR with our analysis and roundtable discussion with our special guests Paul …

Star Wars Detours with Catherine Taber

December 4th, 2020


Star Wars fans know all about Catherine Taber’s amazing work on STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS in the role of Padme Amidala, but many haven’t seen her in …


November 28th, 2020


S2 E5 "The Jedi" Chapter 13 of The Mandalorian definitely gives Star Wars fans one more thing to be thankful for this year. Join us for our analysis …

The MANDALORIAN After Show #12

November 22nd, 2020


S2 E4 Chapter 12 "The Siege" The action returns to Nevarro and the Mando gets reunited with Greef Carga and Cara Dune. Joining us for this roundtable are Star Wars artist Kevin Liell (Norse Legion) and tech expert David …

The REAL Spirit of Obi-Wan

November 20th, 2020


We welcome actor & friend of RFR James Arnold Taylor back to join us In The Cantina for an exclusive, free-ranging conversation covering a lot of …

The MANDALORIAN After Show #11

November 15th, 2020


Chapter 11: "The Heiress" Join us for an in-depth roundtable review of the latest episode of The Mandalorian: Chapter 11, "The Heiress." with our special guest Geek Out Loud's Steve Glosson.

Steve Sansweet & Paul Bateman

November 13th, 2020


A big bombshell dropped this week as new plot points were revealed for the Disney-rejected George Lucas STAR WARS sequel trilogy, including the villain, Darth Talon. We discuss it with Star Wars expert, artist, and …

RFR Mandalorian After Show #10

November 8th, 2020


Season 2 of "The Mandalorian" continues with chapter 10, "The Passenger" and the RFR After Show is here to break it all down with our special guest, Star Wars actors Stephen Stanton and taking your phone calls. This is …

Did Anakin Say Padme Help Me?

November 6th, 2020


We investigate a claim that there is hidden Anakin Skywalker dialog in REVENGE OF THE SITH. Did he really say "Padme, help me" as the Darth Vader helmet was lowered onto his head for the first time? We take the audio …

The MANDALORIAN After Show #9: "The Marshal"

October 31st, 2020


We are kicking off season two of The Mandalorian with our review of "Chapter 9: The Marshal". Mandalorian actor Dominic Pace (Gekko The Bounty …

Mandalorian Madness!

October 30th, 2020


We're going nuts this week as THE MANDALORIAN season 2 jumps into HYPErspace. What excites Pedro Pascal & Giancarlo Esposito about the new season? Will The Mandalorian make the jump to feature films? And are we …

THE MANDALORIAN Season One Commentary #3

October 23rd, 2020


Welcome to our audio commentary for the final two episodes of THE MANDALORIAN season one. Watch “Chapter 7: “The Reckoning” and “Chapter 8: Redemption” with us! Plus, we review the new trailer for The Mandalorian season …

Ultimate STAR WARS!

October 16th, 2020


We're hanging out with our old pal, STAR WARS writer Adam Bray, who has contributed to many Star Wars books over the past 8 years. Adam fills us in …

KYLE NEWMAN: Dungeons & Death Stars

October 10th, 2020


Kyle's back! We get caught up with an old friend of the show as director Kyle Newman stops by to talk "The Wars", of course, but Kyle also fills us …

The Mandalorian Season One Commentary #2

October 4th, 2020


Presenting the second of three RFR audio commentary tracks for THE MANDALORIAN Season One, this episode is all Mando as we watch Chapters 4-6 and talk about everything we see on screen. We get deep talking about "The …


September 25th, 2020


Will Boba Fett Appear In The Mandalorian? We put together the recent clues and discuss! Ewan McGregor provided an update on the KENOBI series in a recent interview and we have the highlights! Plus, Giancarlo Esposito …

THE MANDALORIAN Season Two Trailer Review

September 18th, 2020


THE MANDALORIAN season two trailer dropped earlier this week! We review the long-awaited trailer shot-by-shot and speculate about the hints it …

THE MANDALORIAN Cover Story & Rey Kenobi

September 11th, 2020


THE MANDALORIAN is on the newsstands as Entertainment Weekly spotlights the popular Disney+ show in an all-new cover story. We review all the hints, …

Star Wars vs Transformers

September 4th, 2020


F.J. DeSanto - TRANSFORMERS producer, STAR WARS superfan, and longtime friend of RFR - joins us to share his critical thoughts on the now-completed sequel trilogy. We also talk about THE MANDALORIAN and F.J. lays down …

Skywalker Ranch Stories with J.W.Rinzler

August 21st, 2020


Bestselling Star Wars author and former Lucasfilm creative executive J. W. Rinzler joins us In The Cantina to discuss his new novel “All Up!” and share some great behind-the-scenes stories about working at Skywalker …

When The Lights Go Out On Dagobah

August 16th, 2020


How well has Attack of the Clones aged? How do you reveal your STAR WARS obsession to the person you just started dating? How does Puppet Lando keep …

THE MANDALORIAN S1 Audio Commentary #1

August 7th, 2020


Watch the first three episodes of THE MANDALORIAN season one with us as we provide witty banter, astute observations, and bottomless flagons of spotchka. Baby Yoda, disentigrating Jawas, Mudhorn eggs, and camtonos of …

On The Front Lines of Fandom with DAN MADSEN

July 31st, 2020


Dan Madsen is the man who launched Star Wars Insider Magazine, created Star Wars Celebration and ran the official fan club. He even had to the opportunity to do what most fans dream of when he appeared in THE PHANTOM …

A Date with The Duchess: Clone Wars Actor Anna Graves

July 24th, 2020


We are graced with the presence of true Mandalorian royalty as STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS actress Anna Graves joins us IN THE CANTINA to talk about all of the characters she gave live to, most notably, the Duchess Satine …

Geoff Norcott & A Flagon of Spotchka

July 17th, 2020


THE BAD BATCH is Coming! An all-new upcoming STAR WARS animated series was revealed earlier this week in a surprise announcement, and it will be a …

ROGUE ONE Film Commentary Track

July 3rd, 2020


Finally, we sit down to watch ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY together with mics on and drinks flowing as the RFR Brew n' View is open for business. This has been at the top of the listener request list for a long time. …

Bounty Hunting with Daniel Logan

June 26th, 2020


Daniel Logan brought the character of Boba Fett to life in STAR WARS: ATTACK OF THE CLONES in 2002 and has been a fixture at Star Wars events and …

My Baby Yoda is Bigger Than Your Baby Yoda

June 19th, 2020


Ewan McGregor pulls back the curtain on the upcoming Disney+ Obi-Wan Kenobi series in a recent interview and we review audio highlights. We review …

STAR WARS HOLIDAY SPECIAL: A Disturbance in the Force

June 12th, 2020


Veteran Hollywood TV producer Steve Kozak (The Tonight Show/Jimmy Kimmel Live) joins us In The Cantina to share his STAR WARS HOLIDAY SPECIAL …

From The Mandalorian's ZERO to Star Wars HERO

June 5th, 2020


THE MANDALORIAN's Chris Bartlett joins us IN THE CANTINA to share tons of behind-the-scenes stories from his experience on the set as the Bounty Hunter droid Zero (Q9-0) and other characters. Chris is also the longtime …

MANDALORIAN Actor Dominic Pace + 40 years of EMPIRE

May 29th, 2020


We go behind-the-scenes of The Mandalorian with actor Dominic Pace, who played bounty hunter Gekko. We review recent rumors about the future of Star Wars animation and live-action, and we celebrate the 40th anniversary …


May 22nd, 2020


We couldn't possibly wrap up our series of CLONE WARS cast member "Victory Laps" without the woman behind Padme Amidala! Actress Catherine Taber …

STAR WARS Collectors Call with LISA WHELCHEL!

May 15th, 2020


We look forward towards Jimmy Mac's upcoming appearance on MeTV's Collector's Call with show host Lisa Whelchel. We've known Lisa for years as Blair …

Stephen Stanton and a Cast of Thousands!

May 8th, 2020


We welcome back yet another talented actor from the recently concluded STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS as Stephen Stanton joins us In The Cantina. We review Stephen's entire massive dossier of Star Wars character voices from …

Clone Wars: Declassified: SERIES FINALE

May 5th, 2020


Almost 12 years since STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS debuted in movie theaters, the series comes to a spine-tingling conclusion with The Siege of Mandalore Part IV: Victory and Death. Joining us to break it all down are two …

Clone Wars: Declassified "Shattered"

May 4th, 2020


S7 E11


After capturing Maul on Mandalore, Ahsoka's journey to the Jedi Council is disrupted when Order 66 is declared, turning her world …

Matt Lanter & Last Call for Anakin Skywalker

May 1st, 2020


Just like Ahsoka, we desperately need to talk to Anakin Skywalker before he turns to the Dark Side of The Force. So naturally, Matt Lanter has returned to RFR to take a CLONE WARS victory lap and celebrate the series …

Clone Wars: Declassified "The Phantom Apprentice"

April 28th, 2020


S7 E10

"The Phantom Apprentice"

The battle moves back to Mandalore as Ahsoka and Bo Katan take the fight to Darth Maul in an effort to topple his …

Clone Wars: Declassified - Old Friends Not Forgotten

April 21st, 2020


Ahsoka finally reunites with Anakin and the Clone Army she left behind in the first part of The Siege of Mandalore, an amazing and action-packed episode. To discuss, RFR reunites with longtime friends of the show, our …

Dee Bradley Baker is ALL THE CLONES

April 18th, 2020


Coming off his incredible performance in THE CLONE WARS “Bad Batch” arc, Dee Bradley Baker joins us to talk about acting in the great STAR WARS animated series. From Captain Rex to Commander Cody, Dee has voiced all of …

Clone Wars: Declassified "Ahsoka's Journey"

April 15th, 2020


Ahsoka ventures into the Coruscant underworld and Level 1313 where she encounters the Martez sisters who take her on a doom-fated spice run for the Pykes, catching the attention of The Mandalorians. We're talking about …

Master Yoda Tom Kane

April 10th, 2020


Our CLONE WARS celebration rocks on with yet another core cast member from the classic animated series as the great Tom Kane joins us IN THE CANTINA. A fan-favorite for his work as Jedi Master Yoda among other voices, …


April 3rd, 2020


The ever-positive presence of JAMES ARNOLD TAYLOR joins us this week In The Cantina as we continue to celebrate the return of THE CLONE WARS. We get caught up with JAT to pick his brain about the return of the …

Ashley Eckstein IS Ahsoka Tano

March 27th, 2020


Ahsoka Tano is a fan favorite, mostly in part to the great Ashley Eckstein. Her relationship to the character and connection to the Star Wars fanbase is unlike that of any other actor. To celebrate the return of Ahsoka …


March 22nd, 2020


Ahsoka Tano is rumored to show up in season 2 of THE MANDALORIAN with Rosario Dawson bringing the role to life for the first-time in a live-action …

Clone Wars: Declassified: The "Bad Batch" Arc

March 19th, 2020


S7 E1-4

"The Bad Batch"

"A Distant Echo"

"On The Wings of Keeradaks"

"Unfinished Business"

The mysterious Clone Force 99 joins Captain Rex and Anakin on a mission that leads to the discovery of a fellow Clonetrooper …

THE MANDALORIAN's Emily Swallow and RFR Live

March 13th, 2020


We're back in Ohio for a live recording of RFR at Wizard World Cleveland featuring audience participation as we review some passages from the novelization to STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER, along with some talk about …

THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Film Commentary Track

March 10th, 2020


Welcome to RFR’s very first audio commentary track for STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER, wrapping up the controversial Sequel Trilogy and finale to “The Skywalker Saga”. The film received mixed reviews and this …

Novel Review: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Expanded Edition

March 3rd, 2020


We received an early copy of the novelization for STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER two weeks before it hits store shelves and we are happy to share all the essential information revealed about EPISODE IX. How did …

The Jedi Master of George Lucas Impersonations

February 29th, 2020


Comedian Josh Robert Thompson has been our favorite George Lucas impersonator for years now, since he debuted his twisted take on GL in WALKING WITH GEORGE LUCAS and THE SECRET HISTORY OF STAR WARS audiobook, we here at …

Han Solo, Frozen In Kryptonite

February 22nd, 2020


Harrison Ford finally broke his silence recently about returning as Han Solo in THE RISE OF SKYWALKER. He’s currently on a media tour and we got all …

DUEL OF THE FATES Script Review / Star Wars Underworld Footage

February 14th, 2020


An early draft of a script for the version of Episode IX that was to be directed by Colin Treverrow, DUEL OF THE FATES, leaked recently online. We …

Steve Sansweet Blows Up The Death Star!

February 7th, 2020


The history of Star Wars is forever immortalized at Rancho Obi-Wan in Petaluma, California, home to Steve Sansweet’s Guinness World Record largest …

Clone Wars Preview / Rise of The Resistance Review

January 31st, 2020


We review what's to come in the final season of STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS and look at all of the story lines that we're under production when the animated series was initially cancelled. The upcoming KENOBI series has …

Mythological Blueprint for The Rise of Skywalker

January 24th, 2020


Jedi Yogi John Marcoux returns to RFR to lay down The Mythological Blueprint for THE RISE OF SKYWALKER. John is a student of Joseph Campbell, a …

Rumored Trevorrow Ep IX Script and The Rise Of Skywalker Call-In Show

January 17th, 2020


We're taking listener calls about Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, breaking down one of the rumored Colin Trevorrow/Derek Connelly Episode IX …

The Fallout of The Rise of Skywalker

January 3rd, 2020


Two weeks after THE RISE OF SKYWALKER debut, we begin a deep exploration into the themes, character development, and impact of Episode IX on the …

RFR Mandalorian After Show #8: "Redemption"

December 28th, 2019


 S1 E8


Baby Yoda in the clutches of evil! The Mando, Cara Dune and Greef Carga pinned down by enemy fire! Kuill is dead! What happens next? We find out in THE MANDALORIAN season one finale "Redemption". …

THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Review #3 w/Paul Bateman

December 27th, 2019


Paul Bateman joins us for the full show to talk about anything and everything going on in THE RISE OF SKYWALKER. We look closely at the chemistry …

THE RISE OF SKYWALKER Review #2: Live w/Matt Lanter

December 23rd, 2019


We gathered on opening day for STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER, December 20th, in downtown Cleveland to commemorate the end of an era at Kennedys Cabaret in the famous Playhouse Square for a special live episode of …


December 20th, 2019


RFR gathered with listeners and friends in downtown Cleveland to see STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER on opening night. We gathered immediately …

RFR Mandalorian After Show #7: "The Reckoning"

December 19th, 2019


S1 E7

"The Reckoning" 

The Mandalorian gathers his allies to take on the Imperial Remant who still are in pursuit of him after he took off with the …

RFR Stocking Stuffer Vol. 4: Star Wars Christmas Music

December 19th, 2019


The 2019 Holiday Season is upon us and we here at Rebel Force Radio love to celebrate Christmas, Star Wars-style. So, we've once again gathered an …

RFR Mandalorian After Show #6

December 14th, 2019


S1 E6 "The Prisoner"

The Mandalorian returns to the service of a mercenary crew from his past to retrieve a prisoner held aboard a New Republic …

The Rise of Skywalker, The End of an Era

December 13th, 2019


In our last weekly show before the release of STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER, we review the media hype surrounding it with audio highlights from cast and crew interviews, talk show appearances, and media junkets. We …

RFR Mandalorian After Show #5: "The Gunslinger"

December 7th, 2019


S1 Chapter 5 "The Gunslinger"

Seeking repairs for the Razor Crest, The Mandalorian lands on Mos Eisley and joins forces with a rookie bounty hunter to find Fennic Shand, hiding out somewhere across The Dune Sea.

We're …

THE RISE OF SKYWALKER TV Spots: Hints & Reveals

December 6th, 2019


STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER has reached peak media marketing with the recent debut of several TV spots revealing a variety of fresh footage from Episode IX. We look at each commercial and try to pick up on all the …

RFR Mandalorian After Show #4: "The Sanctuary"

November 30th, 2019


S1 Chapter 4: "The Sanctuary"   

The Mandalorian seeks refuge on a backwater planet where he teams up with a former Rebel trooper to train a small group of villagers to defend themselves against a group of vicious …

Baby Yoda Merch, Flying Stormtroopers & TROS Hints

November 28th, 2019


Following the popularity of THE MANDALORIAN, we consider the upcoming onslaught of Baby Yoda merchandise and wonder why it wasn’t ready to launch …

RFR Mandalorian After Show: #3 "The Sin"

November 23rd, 2019


We're back for Chapter 3 of The Mandalorian with our discussion and analysis of the "The Sin". Plus, we're taking your calls to hear what you think!

New RISE OF SKYWALKER Footage/"I Am C-3PO" Highlights

November 22nd, 2019


With less than a month until THE RISE OF SKYWALKER opens, we look at some of the latest Episode IX headlines including a review of the new "social media" trailer featuring new footage and excerpts from a recent Kathleen …

RFR Mandalorian After Show: #2 "The Child"

November 16th, 2019


S1 E2 "The Child"

After acquiring "The Asset", The Mandalorian returns to his starship to find it being dismantled by Jawa scavengers, leading to a battle outside their Sandcrawler. Negotiation arbitrated by Kuiil …

RFR Mandalorian After Show #1: Series Premiere

November 13th, 2019


STAR WARS has entered a new era as a weekly series has finally become reality. With the launch of Disney+, we are talking about the first episode of THE MANDALORIAN and taking your calls live!

The Mandalorian, Wedge & Butts

November 9th, 2019


After years of speculation and anticipation, a live-action STAR WARS weekly series becomes reality when THE MANDALORIAN series debut happens next …

Benioff/Weiss OUT & New Mandalorian Trailer Review

November 1st, 2019


As we suspected in recent weeks, the Game Of Thrones producer duo of David Benioff & D.B. Weiss have officially dropped out of their commitments to create the next STAR WARS trilogy. What does this mean for the …

The Rise Of Skywalker: Final Trailer Reaction Show LIVE!

October 22nd, 2019


We give you our first reactions to the final trailer for Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker and take your calls live immediately following it's debut …

STAR WARS Halloween Costumes & Vintage Action Figures

October 18th, 2019


This week, we talk about when THE RISE OF SKYWALKER trailer may drop, George Lucas's hints about the direction he would have taken the sequel …

Wedge Returns! And, George Lucas's Side of the Story

October 11th, 2019


Original Trilogy fan favorite Wedge Antilles actor Denis Lawson will be returning to Star Wars in THE RISE OF SKYWALKER. We talk about the news and …

More Iger Book Bombshells

October 4th, 2019


We continue our deep dive into the “Star Wars” chapter of Bob Iger’s book, featuring behind-the-scenes revelations about the Disney acquisition of …

Bob Iger Book Bombshells / Kevin Feige Joins Star Wars

September 27th, 2019


STAR WARS Behind-The-Scenes news dominates this week’s episode of Rebel Force Radio. From the bombshells dropped in Bob Iger’s new memoir regarding Disney’s treatment of George Lucas, to the shocking news about Marvel’s …

Bill Burr in The Mandalorian, Anakin & The Emperor in Utah, TROS Talk: RFR LIVE!

September 20th, 2019


RFR LIVE returned this week and we took your calls to hear what you think about The Rise Of Skywalker and the future of STAR WARS. The phone lines were open all night and you guys brought some amazing conversation. Bill …

Gaffi Sticks, Krayt Dragons & Kenobi Keychains

September 13th, 2019


We’re looking forward towards the launch of THE MANDALORIAN with new comments from Filoni and Favreau, along with action figure leaks. What is the Offworld Jawa? We try to figure it out! In STAR WARS news this week, Ian …

From Modesto to The Mandalorian: STAR WARS Past & Future

September 6th, 2019


We go back to the future this week on RFR! In our post-D23 review, we review THE MANDALORIAN trailer shot-by-shot and speculate about plot points and …

STAR WARS at D23 Reaction: RFR LIVE!

August 31st, 2019


FR went live this week to review the big STAR WARS news coming out of D23 Expo in Anaheim. In honor of the big event, we opened up our switchboard to hear what you think of THE MANDALORIAN trailer, the big KENOBI …

The KENOBI Tornado Is Coming!

August 23rd, 2019


As D23 begins, we speculate about a KENOBI series for Disney+, we get pumped up for THE MANDALORIAN, and ramp up towards THE RISE OF SKYWALKER with …

STAR WARS Myth Busting and Rumor Reaction

August 16th, 2019


Some wild rumors erupted this week claiming George Lucas still owns the rights for STAR WARS characters he created and Disney is sending him checks to use them. We wade through the rumors and present a case that we hope …

Star Wars: Galaxy's On the Edge

August 10th, 2019


Earlier this week, Disney’s Bob Iger addressed the reality of lowered attendance at Disneyland in the wake of opening STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE during …

Jimmy Mac Reviews Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

July 30th, 2019


We take a deep dive into the new "Star Wars Land" at Disneyland as Jimmy Mac has returned from STAR WARS: GALAXY'S EDGE with a full report. From …

Danny Bonaduce / Star Wars Meets Stranger Things

July 19th, 2019


Danny Bonaduce, best known from starring in the sit-com classic THE PARTRIDGE FAMILY, also shared screentime with Mark Hamill in his first post-STAR WARS film, 1978s CORVETTE SUMMER. Danny joins Jimmy Mac IN THE CANTINA …

"Inside Star Wars" Sith Troopers & Kylo vs Rey

July 13th, 2019


THE RISE OF SKYWALKER is a hot topic as Daisy Ridley continues to drop hints during interviews and the Sith Trooper debuted this week. We have highlights of Daisy’s latest comments, including clues about the Kylo Ren vs …

Episode IX Hints & Peter Mayhew Memorial Report

July 5th, 2019


Daisy Ridley is on the interview circuit and making some early comments about THE RISE OF SKYWALKER. What hints are Daisy dropping? Kevin Liell joins us with a report from the Peter Mayhew memorial that took place last …

RFR: Vintage Star Wars with Derryl DePriest / Rancho Obi-Wan Visit

June 29th, 2019


He is a member of the Pop Culture Hall of Fame. He oversaw the Star Wars brand at Hasbro for a decade. And now, he’s an author. Derryl DePriest joins …

RFR: Star Wars Has A New Boss

June 20th, 2019


Lucasfilm announced a new head of Live Action Development and Production, Michelle Rejwan. We look at what is known about Michelle and her career and …

RFR Live Call-In Show: From Episode IX to Galaxy's Edge

June 14th, 2019


We are putting aside the typical RFR show rundown this week and spotlighting live listener calls for the whole show.  We continue to discuss the …

Steve Sansweet Reviews Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge

June 7th, 2019


Stephen J. Sansweet, the acclaimed Star Wars author and owner of the Guinness Book of World Records Largest Star Wars collection at Rancho Obi-Wan, …

Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge Spoiler-Heavy Review

May 31st, 2019


Disneyland’s STAR WARS: GALAXY’S EDGE is now open and fans are buzzing about this immersive addition to the famous theme park. Tech expert "Mac Sparky" David Sparks, has already logged several hours in this new Star …

New Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker Details

May 25th, 2019


We look at all the cool new details and photos from THE RISE OF SKYWALKER and we let it fuel our speculation. Plus, how will Luke and Leia fit in to …

Future Star Wars: Benioff & Weiss Got Next!

May 17th, 2019


More information about future STAR WARS films was revealed this week by Disney CEO Bob Iger, and RFR microphones were there. Billy Mac sits in this week as we review Bob’s recent statements and pick apart what he said …

The Future of Star Wars Revealed

May 10th, 2019


It's official. The future of the STAR WARS film franchise was made much more clear this week as Disney announced their release schedule going into …

RFR: May The 4th, 2019

May 4th, 2019


It's STAR WARS DAY! We are back in the studio for May the Fourth with tons of STAR WARS news, opinion and conversation. Marvel’s AVENGERS ENDGAME is poised to become the all-time US box office champ, and will eventually …

RFR: Remembering Peter Mayhew

May 3rd, 2019


We interrupt regular programming to mourn the loss of a truly legitimate Star Wars icon. The man behind the mask of the legendary Chewbacca, the …

RFR Live at Reggies: Celebration Chicago

April 27th, 2019


Following day one of Star Wars Celebration Chicago, we got together with a couple hundred of our friends at Reggie's Music Joint in the South Loop …

RFR: The Mandalorian at Celebration Chicago

April 22nd, 2019


Our Star Wars Celebration coverage continues with this breakdown of The Mandalorian panel featuring Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni and the cast of the …

RFR: Live from the South Side

April 18th, 2019


On day three of STAR WARS CELEBRATION CHICAGO, RFR Patreon members gathered on Chicago’s South Side at Alulu Brewery for an exclusive live episode of …

RFR: The Rise of Skywalker Teaser Trailer Review

April 13th, 2019


RFR was at the Star Wars: Episode IX panel at Star Wars Celebration Chicago where we saw the first footage from THE RISE OF SKYWALKER in the teaser trailer. We talk about some of the surprises revealed during the panel …

RFR: April 5, 2019

April 6th, 2019


Not only will we be getting more STAR WARS at Disney Parks in 2019, we’ll be getting booze! For the first time ever, alcoholic beverages will be made …

RFR: March 22, 2019

March 22nd, 2019


The Jedi Yogi, our friend John Marcoux returns to RFR to provide us with his take on the famous Mortis Trilogy. John references his massive …

RFR: March 16, 2019

March 16th, 2019


Oscar Isaac is hitting the talk show circuit promoting his new Netflix film, but everyone wants to hear him talk about STAR WARS EPISODE IX. We review the talking points Oscar has been throwing out there in interviews …

RFR: March 8, 2019

March 9th, 2019


Mark Hamill is again expressing opinion, perhaps some of his strongest ever, about the use of his character Luke Skywalker in the Star Wars sequel trilogy. We review his comments and offer opinions of our own. Jason is …

RFR: March 1, 2019

March 2nd, 2019


EPISODE IX filming is complete and J.J. Abrams made his first comments since the shooting wrapped at a recent charity event. We analyze what J.J. had to say and dive deep into STAR WARS references from the …

RFR: Feb 22, 2019

February 22nd, 2019


STAR WARS EPISODE IX speculation is kicking in to full gear here at RFR. This week, the spotlight shines on the RFR Voice Mail Hotline and we go …

RFR: Feb 15, 2019

February 16th, 2019


STAR WARS EPISODE IX character reference photos leaked to Reddit this week. We review all the pictures with a very critical eye and talk about what we like...And what we don’t. SPOILER ALERT! We get caught up with the …

RFR: February 8, 2019

February 9th, 2019


STAR WARS: EPISODE IX info is greatly anticipated by fans. Many thought we would have seen the trailer and learned the title of the film by now. When …

RFR: February 1, 2019

February 2nd, 2019


The STAR WARS EPISODE IX rumors are getting more hardcore and more outrageous. We take a look at some of the wild online rumors as shooting winds …

RFR: January 25, 2019

January 26th, 2019


Electronic Arts has had a rocky relationship with the Star Wars license. In the wake of yet another cancelled STAR WARS game, EA critics have been making a lot of noise. Rogue One writer Gary Whitta is among those …

RFR: January 18, 2019

January 18th, 2019


What does “Space Opera” really mean? Who (or what) is Nick Nolte playing in The Mandalorian? Can SOLO find new success on Netflix? We try to find the …

RFR: January 11, 2019

January 11th, 2019


RFR is back for 2019 with an all-new show as we look forward to what should be an epic year for STAR WARS. After getting caught up with special guest …

RFR: December 21, 2018: Year In Review

December 22nd, 2018


Original Santa Yoda art by Tsuneo Sanda



In our final show for this year, we look back at the 2018 and break down all the Star Wars releases from films to television to comic books and more. …

RFR: December 14, 2018

December 15th, 2018


RFR LIVE returned this week for a full show dedicated to taking your live phone calls about all things STAR WARS. Topics run the gamut of everything …

RFR: December 7, 2018

December 8th, 2018


George Lucas has a pretty solid definition for The Balance of the Force and how the Jedi relate to it. We review comments made by Lucas in regards to …

RFR Stocking Stuffer Vol. 3

December 5th, 2018


It's almost a tradition! RFR's Stocking Stuffer is back again, hanging over your fireplace and chock full of wonderful all-new STAR WARS Christmas …

RFR Stocking Stuffer Vol. 2

December 5th, 2018


The Star Wars Christmas tradition continues!  Welcome to this year's RebelForce Radio Stocking Stuffer. Last year, we presented you with a …

RFR's Stocking Stuffer Vol. 1

December 5th, 2018


Welcome to our Star Wars Christmas collection of stories, music and comedy produced exclusively for us over the years.  You will hear great holiday …

RFR: November 30, 2018

December 1st, 2018


In response to the conversation generated on RFR LIVE last week, Jimmy Mac rewatched THE LAST JEDI all the way through for the first time since March. Hear how his opinions have reinforced and changed in an in-depth …

RFR: November 23, 2018

November 23rd, 2018


RFR LIVE returned this week featuring wall-to-wall listener phone calls and STAR WARS conversation. Our switchboard was flooded as the topics included everything from MARVEL STAR WARS to THE LAST JEDI to STAR WARS …

RFR: November 16, 2018

November 17th, 2018


THE MANDALORIAN added a couple of new cast members this week, and we have insider information about the production from our rebel spies. We pay tribute to Stan “The Man” Lee with some rare audio highlights from Stan’s …

RFR: November 9, 2018

November 10th, 2018


Breaking News! Cassian Andor will be the featured character in an upcoming live-action Star Wars streaming series starring Diego Luna. Bob Iger made the big announcement this week and the RFR microphones were there. …

RFR: November 2, 2018

November 2nd, 2018


This week was the sixth anniversary of Disney’s Lucasfilm acquisition and we look back at the very first comments made after the deal went down from the three major players. We listen to what George Lucas, Kathleen …

RFR: October 26, 2018

October 26th, 2018


We celebrate Halloween STAR WARS style this week on RFR! Jimmy attended the annual Rancho Obi-Wan Gala last weekend and he's back from California …

RFR: October 19, 2018

October 19th, 2018


We’re bringing the galaxy far far away closer to you this week as we open up the RFR Voice Mail hotline to hear what you think about THE MANDALORIAN, STAR WARS RESISTANCE, SOLO and more. We continue to go down the …

RFR: October 12, 2018

October 12th, 2018


STAR WARS RESISTANCE made its debut this week with the premiere “The Recruit”. Join us for the first installment of “Star Wars Resistance: Declassified” as we break down the initial episode with RFR brother Billy Mac. …

RFR: October 5, 2018

October 6th, 2018


THE MANDALORIAN has been revealed as the name of the upcoming STAR WARS live-action series coming from Jon Favreau. We review the information revealed in the official press release and analyze the tantalizing first …

RFR: Star Wars Influences #30

October 3rd, 2018


Paul is back with Jimmy to get caught up on conversation about everything that influenced the STAR WARS films. An individual who made a huge impact …

RFR: September 28, 2018

September 28th, 2018


The original STAR WARS poster art created by the Hildebrandt Brothers in 1977 is arguably the most iconic and recognizable symbol of the saga. We are …

RFR: Solo Film Commentary Track

September 20th, 2018


Welcome to the latest in the RFR Film Commentary series, this time focusing on SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY. We are joined by Billy Dee McInerney for a …

RFR: September 14, 2018

September 14th, 2018


The famous Yoda statue at Presidio Park in San Francisco is a selfie destination for all Star Wars fans. We get the behind-the-scenes story about the …

RFR: September 7, 2018

September 7th, 2018


The “Solo: A Star Wars Story” novelization hit store shelves this week and it expands the story seen in the cinema with the inclusion of deleted …

RFR: August 31, 2018

August 31st, 2018


New casting news for Star Wars Episode IX! New info about Star Wars Resistance! New speculation about the Star Wars Live Action TV Series and more …

RFR: August 24, 2018

August 24th, 2018


The voice behind Obi-Wan Kenobi, James Arnold Taylor returns to RFR to join us in celebration of #CloneWarsSaved and the upcoming return of Star …

RFR: August 17, 2018

August 16th, 2018


Celebrating 10 years of The Clone Wars this week as we look back at what made the series great...And we look ahead to the show returning next year. We have audio highlights of Clone Wars cast members reacting to the …

RFR: August 10, 2018

August 10th, 2018


Return of the Jedi’s Salacious Crumb was a crowd pleaser from the moment we first saw him onscreen in 1983. This week on RFR, we talk to the man behind the laughter, actor Mark Dodson joins us IN THE CANTINA to talk …

RFR: August 3, 2018

August 4th, 2018


RFR Returns! Star Wars news blew up while we were on vacation and we are pumped up to be back behind the mics just in time for cameras to roll on …

RFR: July 13, 2018

July 13th, 2018


Tom Savage from the New Orleans Saints joins us IN THE CANTINA to discuss what it’s like to be an NFL quarterback and huge Star Wars fan. Tom shares his reviews of the latest Star Wars films, predictions, and stories …

RFR: June 29, 2018

June 29th, 2018


People are wondering why we are still talking about THE LAST JEDI...Are you kidding me? We’ll be talking about TLJ for decades! And, SOLO, and the OT, PT, Rogue One...You name it...We talk about it all. This week is no …

RFR: June 22, 2018

June 22nd, 2018


Jedi Yogi John Marcoux returns, this time to present us with “The Mythological Blueprint of Han Solo” as seen in Solo: A Star Wars Story. John brings …

RFR: June 15, 2018

June 15th, 2018


Star Wars dominates the headlines this week as Solo: A Star Wars Story continues its theatrical run. The Goliverse’s Steve Glosson joins us as …

RFR: June 8, 2018

June 8th, 2018


Online controversy has exploded within the Star Wars fanbase. We take a close look at the social media situations surrounding actress Kelly Marie …

RFR: Solo Review #3: A-Team Roundtable

June 1st, 2018


RFR's A-Team has assembled to provide you with the type of commentary and analysis for SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY you can only find here. We kick things …

RFR: Solo Review #2: SOLO IN OHIO

May 30th, 2018


This is SOLO IN OHIO, our live podcast event recorded in front of a packed house of STAR WARS fans in Cleveland at the Playhouse Square Theater. Joining us on this amazing evening was RFR brother/fan fave Billy "Dee" …

RFR: Solo Review #1: Opening Night

May 25th, 2018


We saw SOLO! A group of loyal RFR listeners gathered on opening night at a theater just outside Cleveland and created the perfect atmosphere for our first viewing of SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY. Immediately afterwards, we …

RFR: May 18, 2018

May 18th, 2018


Chicago has been announced as the host city for Star Wars Celebration 2019! SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY hits theaters next week! With so much Star Wars goodness happening at once, we hit the microphones for as long as it …

RFR: May 12, 2018

May 12th, 2018


Full report from the world premiere for SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY with audio highlights from the red carpet with the cast and crew. Some of the biggest …

RFR: May The Fourth 2018

May 4th, 2018


Share STAR WARS DAY with us on a mega-sized RFR as we prep for SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY and review the latest SOLO news, audio highlights from …

RFR: April 27, 2018

April 28th, 2018


STAR WARS RESISTANCE was announced this week as the next animated series coming from Lucasfilm. Join us on RFR as we provide a full breakdown of the …

RFR: April 20, 2018

April 21st, 2018


New TV spots for SOLO: A Star Wars Story hit this week along with new merch hitting the shelves. Billy Mac joins us this week to review what we’ve seen and found. Are you Han or Lando? We take a test to find out.  Mark …

RFR: Star Wars Influences #29

April 14th, 2018


SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY hits theaters in six weeks! With the reveal of the second trailer and merch hitting the shelves, we focus hard to the next standalone film to come from the Star Wars galaxy. We talk …

RFR: SOLO: The Second Trailer Review

April 10th, 2018


The second trailer for SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY was revealed on ABC during American Idol last Sunday. Immediately following the trailer debut, we …

RFR: April 6, 2018

April 6th, 2018


Should They Recast Leia in STAR WARS: EPISODE IX? With rumors flying around, we discuss this hot topic and the possibility of it happening . We look …

RFR: March 30, 2018

March 31st, 2018


Can Luke Skywalker return from the dead in STAR WARS EPISODE IX? Not as a ghost, but as a corporeal being? We look at George Lucas’s early concepts for Obi-Wan to return in the flesh via the rough draft for RETURN OF …

RFR: March 23, 2018

March 23rd, 2018


The novelization for STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI gets our review with highlights from the audiobook featuring some shocking moments not featured in the final film. Speaking of the film itself, we have more to say about THE …

RFR: March 16, 2018

March 16th, 2018


The home video release of STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI hit earlier this week and, along with the movie, tons of bonus features including the full-length …

RFR: Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: S4E12-15

March 11th, 2018


A bittersweet moment on RFR as we celebrate the end of an era, while mourning it's passing. After four seasons, STAR WARS REBELS concludes as our remaining rebels attempt to liberate Lothal with the Emperor taking an …

RFR: Star Wars Influences #28

March 2nd, 2018


MORTIS REVISITED: The Gods of Mortis returned to Star Wars animation to play a role in the recent STAR WARS REBELS episode "A World Between Worlds". …

RFR: Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S4E10-11

February 26th, 2018


The stakes have risen and the risks are higher than ever before as STAR WARS REBELS gets closer to the series finale. "Jedi Night" pushes our heroes …

RFR: February 24, 2018

February 25th, 2018


We review some of the big STAR WARS reveals at the 2018 NY Toy Fair that have fans buzzing. Collecting expert Dan Curto joins us to break down all …

RFR: February 16, 2018

February 17th, 2018


New SOLO merch revealed this week and we review the action figures, explore the new-look Millennium Falcon and more. We prepare for the final return of STAR WARS REBELS as the series winds down starting next week. Our …

RFR: February 9, 2018

February 9th, 2018


New SOLO images and character details were revealed this week in the wake of the first teaser trailer for the film. Plus, surprise announcements about a new series of STAR WARS movies headed by the duo behind HBO's …

RFR: "Solo" Teaser Trailer Review

February 6th, 2018


Our first glimpses of SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY came earlier this week as a new TV spot debuted on Super Bowl Sunday, and a full teaser trailer dropped …

RFR: February 2, 2018

February 2nd, 2018


The trailer for SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY is MIA! When will we finally see it? Signs point to early next week. Will it happen during the Superbowl? Will it stick to the May release date? We look at the evidence out there …

RFR: January 26, 2018

January 26th, 2018


We review fresh Rian Johnson interview highlights and analyze the latest comments about THE LAST JEDI from the director himself, including insight into Luke Skywalker, the humor in the film, and more. Melody Deel from …

Star Wars Influences #27

January 25th, 2018


"The Art of Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is the topic of conversation in this episode of Influences. We page through the new book while Paul Bateman …

RFR: January 19, 2018

January 20th, 2018


The fallout from THE LAST JEDI continues! We review highlights from a recent Rian Johnson interview featuring his insight into some of the most talked about scenes from the film. Our TLJ breakdown continues with a visit …

RFR: The Last Jedi: The First Commentary

January 13th, 2018


RFR returns for our first show of 2018! Celebrating THE LAST JEDI: ONE MONTH LATER with our first audio commentary track. Join us as we watch THE LAST JEDI for our first time together since opening night, while …

RFR: The Last Jedi Review Show #5

December 30th, 2017


Paul Bateman joins us for a deep, down-and-dirty breakdown of THE LAST JEDI to wrap up another great year for STAR WARS and RFR. Paul always provides …

RFR: The Last Jedi Review Show #4

December 27th, 2017


STAR WARS prop and alien expert Tom Spina from Regal Robot joins us to give his review of THE LAST JEDI, including his assessment of the patrons of Canto Bight, Luke Skywalker’s character arc, the return of Yoda, the …

RFR: The Last Jedi Review Show #3

December 22nd, 2017


Kyle Newman and F.J. DeSanto join us as we continue to review STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI. Kyle offers his perspective as a lifelong Star Wars fan, director (“Fanboys”) and film industry insider, while helping us look at …

RFR: The Last Jedi Review Show #2

December 19th, 2017


RFR LIVE returns for this listener call-in episode of recorded on December 15th - Opening day for STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI. For almost two hours, we take your calls, uncensored and unscreened. We listen to your reviews …

RFR: The Last Jedi Review Show #1

December 15th, 2017


About an hour after our first viewing of STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI on Opening Night, we gathered in the RFR studios to discuss our initial raw reactions, opinions, and analysis. We are happy to have RFR brother Billy Mac …

Rebel Force Radio: December 8, 2017

December 9th, 2017


THE LAST JEDI hits theaters next week and the media blitz has jumped into hyperspace. And so has our excitement! We review highlights from THE LAST JEDI press conference in LA last weekend and Jimmy Kimmel Show …

Rebel Force Radio: December 1, 2017

December 1st, 2017


STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI hits theaters in a mere two weeks and anticipation is reaching a fever pitch. With members of the cast hitting the talk show circuit, we are digging deep for any clues we can discover about the …

Rebel Force Radio: November 24, 2017

November 24th, 2017


RFR Live returns as we give thanks for our community by featuring your phone calls and voice mail. With THE LAST JEDI hitting theaters in less than a month, anticipation is rising to a fever pitch. This week, …

Rebel Force Radio: November 17, 2017

November 18th, 2017


With less than a month to go until THE LAST JEDI, the RFR voicemail hotline has gone into overdrive. We listen to your speculation, questions, and …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S4E9

November 16th, 2017


X-Wings fly into action as STAR WARS REBELS wraps the first half of season four with the long-awaited siege on Lothal in “Rebel Assault”. Paul …

Rebel Force Radio: November 10, 2017

November 11th, 2017


All-New STAR WARS trilogy announced with Rian Johnson at the helm! All-New live-action STAR WARS TV Series in development! And, an all-new RFR is here to bring you our take on this monumental breaking news! We discuss …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S4E7-8

November 9th, 2017


The action stays on Lothal on this week's Rebels two-parter "Kindred" and "Crawler Commandeers". As the final season of Rebels moves along, we get introduced to Thrawn's operative Rukh, Seth Green returns to Star Wars …

Rebel Force Radio: November 3, 2017

November 3rd, 2017


Steve Sansweet joins us to talk about all the cool things happening at Rancho Obi-Wan, his thoughts on THE LAST JEDI, Star Wars collecting and more. …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S4E5-6

November 1st, 2017


The action on STAR WARS REBELS returns to Lothal, and so does our discussion. Join us as we talk about the latest arc for Ezra and the Ghost crew in "The Occupation" and "Flight of the Defender". Joining us for the …

Rebel Force Radio: October 27, 2017

October 28th, 2017


Ashley Eckstein returns to RFR to get us caught up on all the amazing Ahsoka projects she’s been involved with, both past and present, along with the …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: S4E3-4

October 26th, 2017


We push deeper into season four of STAR WARS REBELS with the exciting two-parter "In The Name of The Rebellion".  Jason Swank returns to moderate the conversation for this unpredictable episode of Declassified recorded …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: S4E1-2

October 20th, 2017


The final season of STAR WARS REBELS kicks off in a big way with the action-packed 2 parter “Heroes of Mandalore”. The animated STAR WARS universe returns to the Mandalore system for reveals about Sabine’s past, her …

RFR: The Last Jedi Trailer Review

October 10th, 2017


The Rebel Force Radio A-Team gathered at the roundtable to provide full analysis, theories, and speculation immediately following the debut of the …

Rebel Force Radio: October 6, 2017

October 6th, 2017


Gary Whitta joins us In The Cantina to talk about his new short story “Raymus” in “Star Wars: From A Certain Point of View”. We also talk about his contributions to ROGUE ONE, STAR WARS REBELS, and his personal fandom. …

Star Wars Influences #26

October 4th, 2017


Paul Bateman is back to share his thoughts about the Episode IX  director shakeup and the return of J.J. Abrams to STAR WARS. Ron Howard tweeted a …

Rebel Force Radio: September 29, 2017

September 29th, 2017


“The Journey to The Last Jedi” is underway on bookstore shelves with several titles being released as a lead-up to the film. We preview “Star Wars: …

Rebel Force Radio: September 22, 2017

September 22nd, 2017


We have fresh info about THE LAST JEDI, specifically Porgs and their delectability, from DK’s new book “Star Wars Made Easy”.  Mark Hamill saves the Disney Company the trouble by announcing the release date for the next …

Rebel Force Radio: September 15, 2017

September 15th, 2017


J.J. Abrams returns to STAR WARS to direct EPISODE IX! Our pal, director Kyle Newman joins us to provide his professional insight and opinions about this latest Lucasfilm shakeup. We analyze all the information at our …

Rebel Force Radio: September 8, 2017

September 8th, 2017


Star Wars Episode IX is looking for a new director! In the biggest news of the week, Colin Trevorrow is OUT as director of the ninth episode of the …

Rebel Force Radio: September 1, 2017

September 1st, 2017


FORCE FRIDAY II is here! We share our experiences, review all THE LAST JEDI action figures released during the big event and hear the figures talk …

Rebel Force Radio: August 25, 2017

August 25th, 2017


Porgs! Force Friday preview with an early look at some of the merchandise, like the BB-8 Playset, and we listen to what a Porg toy sounds like. Plus, …

Star Wars Influences #25

August 24th, 2017


Paul Bateman checks in with his thoughts on the news that an Obi-Wan Kenobi standalone film is in the early stages. Plus, we break down recent photos …

Rebel Force Radio: August 18, 2017

August 18th, 2017


Updates from THE LAST JEDI and Young HAN SOLO. We found a list online of “15 Ways ‘The Last Jedi’ Could Go Horribly Wrong” and we throw in our two …

Rebel Force Radio: August 11, 2017

August 11th, 2017


Entertainment Weekly dropped some images and big info about THE LAST JEDI this week. We detonate the latest “Breznican Bomb” and dive into the all …

Rebel Force Radio: August 4, 2017

August 4th, 2017


STAR WARS EPISODE IX gets a new writer. We discuss the implications of this move and what impact it might have on the saga in the future. Would you …

Rebel Force Radio: July 28, 2017

July 28th, 2017


THE LAST JEDI is ramping up towards it's December release! We discuss recently leaked publicity shots of many main characters including Luke, Rey, Kylo and, for the first time in the flesh, Snoke. And, news and rumors …

Rebel Force Radio: July 21, 2017

July 21st, 2017


THE LAST JEDI made a big splash at D23 with fresh behind-the-scenes footage that has us fans jumping out of our skin! We break down the “Sizzle Reel” scene-by-scene and try to connect the dots with what we already know …

Rebel Force Radio: July 14, 2017

July 14th, 2017


Summer continues to sizzle with Star Wars news, animated releases, and conventions. From the animated STAR WARS: FORCES OF DESTINY, to the upcoming D23, and continuing controversy surrounding the #WheresRey campaign and …

Star Wars Influences #24: Star Wars Summer

July 12th, 2017


Paul Bateman is back to offer analysis, speculation and opinion on all of the hot topics in the STAR WARS galaxy this summer. From the latest news …

Rebel Force Radio: June 30, 2017

June 30th, 2017


We listen to the first public comments from Ron Howard and Bob Iger in the wake of the big Han Solo director shakeup and continue to break down the …

Rebel Force Radio: June 23, 2017

June 23rd, 2017


Lord and Miller...OUT. Ron Howard...IN. Big shakeup this week as the director chairs get shuffled on the next STAR WARS standalone - The Young Han …

Rebel Force Radio: June 16, 2017

June 16th, 2017


Marvel Comic’s “Darth Vader #1” is in our hands and we give you our full review and continue our impassioned discussion from the past few weeks about …

Rebel Force Radio: June 9, 2017

June 9th, 2017


RFR brings you a CLONE WARS reunion this week as Master and Padawan are brought together for an exclusive podcast conversation. Matt Lanter (Anakin Skywalker) gives us updates on all the amazing projects he’s been …

Rebel Force Radio: June 2, 2017

June 2nd, 2017


“The Real Fans of the Saga” is a fresh new fandom reality show from our old friend Cris Macht and friends. Cris joins us in the studio this week to …

Rebel Force Radio: May 26, 2017

May 26th, 2017


As Star Wars turns 40, we look back to the summer of ’77 with memories of seeing the film in the theater during its initial run, we check out some of the original reviews, and share facts and trivia with Billy Mac. Star …

Star Wars Influences #23

May 19th, 2017


We talk plenty about the upcoming HAN SOLO standalone film including a review of leaked concept art and recent photos Alden Ehrenreich’s hairstyle. Promotion for THE LAST JEDI has begun in Japan and it promises “The …

Rebel Force Radio: May 12, 2017

May 12th, 2017


Dave Filoni’s “Heroines of Star Wars” panel and the “Forces of Destiny” animated shorts announcement were highlights from Star Wars Celebration Orlando.  We review it all with Melody Deel, Public Relations Officer for …

Rebel Force Radio: May 5, 2017

May 6th, 2017


Kyle Newman joins us this week to respond to F.J. DeSanto's predictions about THE LAST JEDI, and talk about SWCO and STAR WARS REBELS. Voice actor Christopher Corey Smith (Luke Skywalker in Phineas and Ferb Star Wars) …

Rebel Force Radio: April 28, 2017

April 28th, 2017


THE LAST JEDI gets decoded by F.J. DeSanto this week on RFR. Hear what F.J. believes will be the plot of TLJ and the fate of the characters based on what we saw in the teaser trailer. No spoilers. No insider scoop. Just …

Rebel Force Radio: April 22, 2017

April 22nd, 2017


We recap our adventures at STAR WARS CELEBRATION ORLANDO and talk about the pros and cons from the convention. “Look at the size of that thing!” Wedge Antilles actor Denis Lawson joins us in Orlando for an exclusive …

Star Wars Influences #22

April 20th, 2017


Paul Bateman joins Jimmy Mac for a full review of the teaser trailer for STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI. We go through the trailer shot-by-shot as Paul …

Rebel Force Radio: April 15, 2017

April 15th, 2017


You've seen the trailer. We've seen the trailer. Now, hear our immediate reactions to what was shown, complete with panel highlights from Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Kelly Marie Tran and Luke Skywalker himself, Mark …

RFR Celebration Kickoff Bash

April 13th, 2017


Leaving NO FAN BEHIND, we kickoff Star Wars Celebration 2017 with a live show in front of a packed house at the Hilton Orlando. Join us for special guests, fans, and surprises. It's biggest RFR party of all time!  

Rebel Force Radio: April 7. 2017

April 8th, 2017


Star Wars news headlines with recent comments about the future of STAR WARS from Disney’s Bob Iger, interesting ROGUE ONE revelations from Riz Ahmed, …

RFR Rewind: April 2017

April 7th, 2017


Welcome to RFR Rewind, where we open up the archives to present you with some of the biggest moments in our Star Wars podcasting history. This episode features the story of Katie "The Star Wars Girl" with Ashley …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E21-22

March 31st, 2017


The STAR WARS REBELS season 3 finale was an epic two-parter that brings the war to the hidden base on Atollon, forcing our Rebel crew into full-on …

Rebel Force Radio: March 24, 2017

March 24th, 2017


Sam Witwer jumps into this round of our epic debate about The Chosen One. Sam shares his opinions about the identity of the galactic savior and lays down some sweet knowledge and insight. We also go behind-the-scenes …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E20

March 20th, 2017


“Twin Suns” brings an end to the long-simmering feud between Darth Maul and Obi-Wan Kenobi. Years in the making, STAR WARS REBELS brings us this …

Rebel Force Radio: March 17, 2017

March 17th, 2017


Gearing up for Star Wars Celebration this week as we get the lowdown on everything happening for collectors…And for partiers! Veteran Star Wars …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: S3E18-19

March 15th, 2017


Jason is back for this double-shot episode of Rebels Declassified as we are also joined by Geek Out Loud's Steve Glosson to discuss "Secret Cargo" and "Double Agent Droid". From the emergence Mon Mothma as the leader of …

Rebel Force Radio: March 10, 2017

March 10th, 2017


Bob Iger talked about the future of Star Wars at the latest Disney Shareholders meeting. He’s seen THE LAST JEDI, and he likes it! We have audio …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: S3E17

March 3rd, 2017


The identity of The Fulcrum is at stake as Kallus tries to dodge the grasp of Grand Admiral Thrawn while the secret location of Chopper Base is in …

Star Wars Influences #21

February 24th, 2017


We look ahead to the future of STAR WARS when Jason Swank stops by to ask the question: Will any of our favorite characters have a happy ending? …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E14-16

February 22nd, 2017


Declassified returns with a triple-play featuring analysis of the last three episodes of STAR WARS REBELS. Paul Bateman joins us to talk about all …

Rebel Force Radio: February 17, 2017

February 18th, 2017


While looking forward to THE LAST JEDI, we continue to pick apart and analyze ROGUE ONE. Joining us this week with his review is up-and-coming NASCAR driver Ryan Blaney, who shares his fandom with us while prepping for …

Rebel Force Radio: February 10, 2017

February 10th, 2017


It's officially time to begin the countdown to THE LAST JEDI and this week on RFR, we discuss the latest rumors about the release of the first Episode VIII trailer. And, ROGUE ONE concept art, recasting General Leia, …

Rebel Force Radio: February 3, 2017

February 4th, 2017


Ernest Cline, author of READY PLAYER ONE, ARMADA, and FANBOYS screenwriter returns to RFR to give us his ROGUE ONE review, updates on RP1, virtual reality gaming, and movies from the eighties. Ernie's enthusiasm for …

Rebel Force Radio: January 27, 2017

January 27th, 2017


THE LAST JEDI was revealed this week in a surprise announcement as the title of Rian Johnson's upcoming STAR WARS EPISODE VIII. We discuss this title …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E12-13

January 26th, 2017


Saw Gerrera makes the transition from film to television with his STAR WARS REBELS debut in the 2-part "Ghosts of Geonosis". We discuss …

Rebel Force Radio: January 6, 2017

January 7th, 2017


ABC News reporter and resident STAR WARS expert Clayton Sandell joins us to talk about his latest exclusive report for Nightline about the recreation of Tarkin in ROGUE ONE. Clayton give us all the behind-the-scenes …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E11

January 5th, 2017


We review the STAR WARS REBELS mid-season finale "Visions and Voices". Star Wars artist Kevin Liell joins us to talk about Darth Maul's growing …

Star Wars Influences #20

January 4th, 2017


We discuss Rogue One and review the behind-the-scenes books "The Art of Rogue One" and the "Rogue One Ultimate Visual Guide" featuring Paul Bateman's …

RFR: Rogue One Review Show #3

December 30th, 2016


It's Rogue One Family-Style this week as we feature RFR family members Wendy Snyder (WGN Radio) and brother Billy Mac with their reviews. Plus, three of the top podcasters on the scene check in with their initial …

RFR: Carrie Fisher Remembered

December 28th, 2016


Our hearts are broken at RFR. We lost our Princess. We dedicate this episode to the memories, love, laughs, and personality of Carrie Fisher. This episode, recorded on the evening of December 27, 2016. is our tribute to …

RFR: Rogue One Review Show #2

December 23rd, 2016


ROGUE ONE continues to dominate the box office, and the conversation here at RFR. We cannot stop talking about it! Joining us for our second review show is a great group of STAR WARS experts who dazzle us with their …

RFR: Rogue One Review Show #1

December 15th, 2016


ROGUE ONE is hitting theaters worldwide right now and we can no longer contain our excitement. Join us for our initial and spoiler-heavy discussion of the first-ever STAR WARS spin-off film. We talk about everything …

Rebel Force Radio: December 9, 2016

December 10th, 2016


RFR was at the big ROGUE ONE media event last weekend at Skywalker Ranch and Lucasfilm HQ in downtown San Francisco and Jimmy Mac is back with a full …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E10

December 7th, 2016


Ezra and Kanan return to Lothal to infiltrate an Imperial facility to steal secrets and cause a ton of damage. Just like old times! Joining us to …

Rebel Force Radio: December 2, 2016

December 1st, 2016


With two weeks until ROGUE ONE hits theaters, we are gathering early intel from those who have actually seen footage from the film. We have a nice report from the ROGUE ONE “Black Carpet” event in Mexico City along with …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E9

December 1st, 2016


Hondo Ohnaka returns to save the day (and the show) this week on STAR WARS REBELS.  In "The Wynkahthu Job", the Ghost crew has to work together with Hondo and Asmorigan to locate and loot an adrift Imperial freighter. …

Rebel Force Radio: November 25, 2016

November 25th, 2016


Anthony Breznican (@Breznican) joins us to talk ROGUE ONE and his latest round of reports for Entertainment Weekly. Anthony gives us his insight into the characters and story of ROGUE ONE, plus interesting perspective …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E8

November 23rd, 2016


"Iron Squadron" introduces a new group of young rebels to the Ghost crew as Grand Admiral Thrawn continues to pull the strings in the shadows. …

Rebel Force Radio: November 18, 2016

November 19th, 2016


Ralph McQuarrie, one of the earliest influences on the overall look of Star Wars, is a man whose influence cannot be denied. Brandon Alinger, co-author of "Star Wars Art: Ralph McQuarrie" joins us to talk about the book …

Rebel Force Radio: November 12, 2016

November 13th, 2016


The Rancho Obi-Wan Gala 2016 was last weekend and Jimmy Mac was there. This week, Jason grills Jimmy about his visit to northern California including a side-trip to Lucasfilm headquarters and a blow-by-blow account of …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E7

November 11th, 2016


The action heats up on Concord Dawn in latest ep of STAR WARS REBELS, "Imperial Super Commandos". The information about Sabine's mysterious past continues to trickle very slowly and this week, we received a little more …

Rebel Force Radio: October 28, 2016

October 28th, 2016


We are scarier than usual here at RFR as we welcome Halloween to the STAR WARS universe. Legendary STAR WARS author and pillar of the fan community, our bud Steve Sansweet joins us IN THE CANTINA to talk about Rancho …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E6

October 27th, 2016


It's a showdown between a Separatist Tactical Battle Droid, a leader of the Republic Clone Army, and pair of Jedi warriors. What's this? An episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars? Not quite, but this episode of STAR WARS …

Rebel Force Radio: October 21, 2016

October 21st, 2016


As we continue our review of the final full trailer for ROGUE ONE, we turn the spotlight onto the RFR audience by featuring your voice mails and …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E5

October 20th, 2016


Hera takes center spotlight in the Ryloth based "Hera's Heroes". Reuniting with her father Cham Syndulla, Hera goes on a personal mission to her …

Rebel Force Radio: October 14, 2016

October 15th, 2016


The final ROGUE ONE trailer was released this week and it dominates our conversation on RFR. Join us as we go through the trailer shot-by-shot and make educated, and some not-so-educated predictions, wild guesses, and …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E4

October 14th, 2016


"The Antilles Extraction" features the Star Wars Rebels debut of fan favorite Wedge Antilles. But there is much more to this episode and RFR is hear to break it all down for you at our Rebels Roundtable. Join us as we …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E3

October 6th, 2016


Darth Maul returns to Star Wars Rebels in The Holocrons Of Fate to cause more problems for the Rebellion.  This episode features revelations and …

Rebel Force Radio: September 30, 2016

September 30th, 2016


Dave Filoni joins us to talk about season 3 of Star Wars Rebels, including deep discussions about Ezra's use of The Dark Side, the introduction of Thrawn and The Bendu, and Kanan's troubling self doubt. We also clear up …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E1-2

September 28th, 2016


REBELS RETURN! We welcome back STAR WARS REBELS with a return to The Roundtable for an in depth discussion about the Season 3 premiere "Steps Into Shadow". From the introduction of new characters like Governor Pryce and …

Rebel Force Radio: September 23, 2016

September 23rd, 2016


From Desplat to Giacchino, David Collins (STAR WARS OXYGEN) joins us to provide his take on the recent change of composers for ROGUE ONE. We dig deep …

Rebel Force Radio: September 16, 2016

September 16th, 2016


In surprising breaking news, composer Michael Giacchino has signed on to take over the ROGUE ONE soundtrack duties, replacing Alexandre Desplat. We discuss the implications of this move, why it happened, and how it will …

Rebel Force Radio: September 9, 2016

September 9th, 2016


Ahsoka vs Vader was the highlight of STAR WARS REBELS Season Two and left us with plenty to discuss and debate. We review the new REBELS Blu Ray and look back on that epic season-ending showdown. Toronto rocker Din from …

Rebel Force Radio: September 2, 2016

September 2nd, 2016


Celebrating 10 years of Star Wars podcasting this week, Rebel Force Radio remembers the early years with the return of original co-host Pete Nadel. …

Rebel Force Radio: August 26, 2016

August 27th, 2016


We talk ROGUE ONE action figures and character wardrobe on Jason Swank's Birthday. Plus, the fate of Luke Skywalker in EPISODE VIII, A report from Wizard World Chicago with highlights from Carrie Fisher's panel, we …

Rebel Force Radio: August 19, 2016

August 20th, 2016


Kenny Baker was the man who brought life to Artoo-Detoo. With his passing, we talk about his impact on STAR WARS and we share stories about our encounters with Kenny over the years along with audio highlights. Filmmaker …

Star Wars Influences #19

August 18th, 2016


Paul Bateman reviews the new ROGUE ONE trailer in the way only Paul can. Listen to his expert analysis and you will discover things you didn't …

Rebel Force Radio: August 12, 2016

August 12th, 2016


ROGUE ONE debuted it’s latest trailer this week during NBC’s Olympic coverage and we break it down shot-by-shot with our friend, The Dorky Diva …

Rebel Force Radio: August 5, 2016

August 6th, 2016


ROGUE ONE behind-the-scenes shakeup rumors resurface, STAR WARS 3D home video releases could be coming, Book review for STAR WARS AFTERMATH: LIFE …

Rebel Force Radio: July 29, 2016

July 30th, 2016


Young Han Solo, ROGUE ONE, and of course, STAR WARS EPISODE VIII are making news headlines these days and RFR is here to break it all down. This …

Star Wars Influences #18

July 27th, 2016


He's the man who invented The Lightsaber. Oscar-Winning STAR WARS production designer Roger Christian joins Paul Bateman and Kyle Newman for an …

Rebel Force Radio: July 22, 2016

July 22nd, 2016


STAR WARS REBELS broke big news at Star Wars Celebration Europe with a massively successful panel and Season 3 trailer debut. We break it all down …

Star Wars Influences #17: SWCE with Dave Filoni

July 20th, 2016


Paul Bateman spends time in the SWCE press room with Dave Filoni who gives us killer info about Star Wars Rebels Season 3, the evolution of Darth …

Rebel Force Radio: July 16, 2016

July 17th, 2016


The ROGUE ONE panel was the big highlight of day one of SWCE. Featuring the entire cast and showcasing a behind-the-scenes "sizzle" reel, this panel has driven fans into a frenzy. We review the footage shown …

Rebel Force Radio: July 1, 2016

July 1st, 2016


In the wake of the huge ROGUE ONE details and images released by EW, reporter Anthony Breznican joins us to provide analysis, speculation, and …

Rebel Force Radio: June 24, 2016

June 24th, 2016


ROGUE ONE character info and photos released by EW this week dominate our conversation, Forest Whitaker revealed as Saw Gerrera, Darth Vader's silver screen return confirmed, New info about The Emperor in the infamously …

Rebel Force Radio: June 17, 2016

June 17th, 2016


Join RFR in Orlando for an amazing show recorded live at the Hilton Orlando Lake Buena Vista Resort. And this time the whole crew is in town, even …

Rebel Force Radio: June 10, 2016

June 8th, 2016


RFR is Live from Joliet Star Wars Day with special guests including author John Jackson Miller (STAR WARS: A New Dawn), writer Michael Witwer (Empire …

Rebel Force Radio: June 3, 2016

June 3rd, 2016


Matt Lanter joins us to talk about his return as Anakin Skywalker in the amazing season two finale of STAR WARS REBELS, Jimmy Mac hears the music of TFA in an unexpected place, and is panic gripping those …

Rebel Force Radio: May 27, 2016

May 27th, 2016


“The Real Fans of the Saga” is a brand-new STAR WARS fan reality TV show coming this summer from Cris Macht. Cris and his wife Michelle join us in studio to talk about everything that has gone into creating the show. …

Rebel Force Radio: May 13, 2016

May 13th, 2016


Casting for young Han Solo targets one man, shooting Episode VIII continues, an Obi-Wan spin-off trilogy gets talked about again, and Mads Mikkelsen …

RFR Live from Rancho Obi-Wan Part 2

May 6th, 2016


RANCHO Force Radio continues with the second part of our live fundraiser at Steve Sansweet’s Rancho Obi-Wan. Find out what it takes to manage the …

RFR Live from Rancho Obi-Wan: Part 1

May 4th, 2016


The mecca for every STAR WARS fan is Rancho Obi-Wan, home to the largest STAR WARS collection in the world. But to keep this great museum alive, we …

Film Commentary with Sam Witwer: The Force Awakens

April 29th, 2016


Sam Witwer joins us for our audio commentary track of STAR WARS:THE FORCE AWAKENS. As with all of our commentary tracks, you canplay this while you watch TFA or listen as a stand-alone podcast.You never know what Sam …

Rebel Force Radio: April 22, 2016

April 22nd, 2016


J.J. Abrams talked about Rey’s parents at the Tribeca Film Fest and our microphones were there. We analyze everything J.J. had to say about STAR WARS at the event. Plus, we have a preview of the upcoming novel release …

Rebel Force Radio: April 15, 2016

April 15th, 2016


The rumors for STAR WARS EPISODE VIII have kicked into high gear. We have a spoiler section devoted to the so-called “script leaks” that have hit the web recently. Legit or absurd? We’ll let you decide! The mystery of …

Star Wars Influences #16

April 14th, 2016


The ROGUE ONE trailer, the TFA Blu-ray, and the season finale of STAR WARS REBELS hit us like proton torpedo. There is much to be said about all three recent events, and few have more to say than noted STAR WARS artist, …

Rebel Force Radio: April 8, 2016

April 8th, 2016


Dave Filoni is IN THE CANTINA to give us his insight into the STAR WARS REBELS season two finale, THE FORCE AWAKENS and more exclusive info. The era of ROGUE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY has officially arrived with the …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "Twilight of the Apprentice"

April 5th, 2016


David Collins joins us to talk about the shocking and stunning season two finale of STAR WARS REBELS. The events in the hour-long "Twilight of the …

Rebel Force Radio: April 1, 2016

April 1st, 2016


Sam Witwer and Ashley Eckstein join us for their first interviews following the mind-blowing STAR WARS REBELS Season Two Finale. We recap the Rebels …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "The Mystery of Chopper Base"

March 30th, 2016


The crew of The Ghost get a little downtime to settle into their new base before the you-know-what hits the fan for Kanan and the gang. The peace is short-lived however when Captain Rex finds himself in a sticky …

Rebel Force Radio: March 25, 2016

March 25th, 2016


Bonnie Burton has been a multi-media superstar for years and her impact on STAR WARS fandom is undeniable. Bonnie joins us to talk about her …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "The Forgotten Droid"

March 18th, 2016


“The Forgotten Droid” features Chopper on his own as he gets separated from the crew of The Ghost and finds himself on an adventure. We break the …

Rebel Force Radio: March 11, 2016

March 11th, 2016


READY PLAYER ONE author Ernest Cline joins us IN THE CANTINA to talk about THE FORCE AWAKENS and more. We’ve been pals with Ernie since FANBOYS, so …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "Shroud Of Darkness"

March 8th, 2016


Jedi temples! Crazy visions! Inquisitors! Yoda! Darth Vader! There was a lot to like about the STAR WARS REBELS season two episode “Shroud of Darkness". From Ahsoka's realization that Anakin may still be alive, to …

Rebel Force Radio: March 4, 2016

March 4th, 2016


This week in STAR WARS, we finally got an announcement about the release of THE FORCE AWAKENS in Blu-ray and Digital HD. We speculate about what …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "The Honorable Ones"

March 1st, 2016


A heated rematch between Zeb and Kallus leads to a harsh situation where they must put down their arms and work together in “The Honorable Ones”.  We break down this season 2 episode of STAR WARS REBELS at The …

Rebel Force Radio: February 26, 2016

February 26th, 2016


All the latest STAR WARS news with cutting-edge analysis and conversation! That’s what you get this week on RFR including the latest news about THE FORCE AWAKENS, ROGUE ONE, and more. We have more about the death of Han …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "The Homecoming"

February 23rd, 2016


We finally get more on Hera’s backstory in the latest episode of STAR WARS REBELS. “The Homecoming” features a reunion between father and daughter revealing more history about the pilot of The Ghost.  Plus, with Hera’s …

Rebel Force Radio: February 19, 2016

February 19th, 2016


Hardcore fans have known for a long time about the clumsy Stormtrooper who walked head first into a door in the original STAR WARS.  Actor/musician Laurie Goode AKA “The Stormtrooper Who Hit His Head” joins us “In The …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "The Call"

February 16th, 2016


Kanan and the gang meet space whale squids in STAR WARS REBELS, “The Call”. You think that sounds weird, wait ‘til you hear what we have to say about this season two episode! Joining Jason and Jimmy to talk purgils at …

Rebel Force Radio: February 12, 2016

February 13th, 2016


He was the man who introduced Obi-Wan to Chewie, but yet, his true identity was unknown. The name of the actor who played STAR WARS cantina character BoShek has remained a mystery for decades…Until earlier this week. …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "Legend of the Lasat"

February 8th, 2016


Zeb’s mysterious past and the fate of his people finally gets revealed in STAR WARS REBELS. The season two episode “Legends of the Lasat” not only provides revelations about Zeb’s warrior past, but new info about his …

Rebel Force Radio: February 5, 2016

February 5th, 2016


Rancho Obi-Wan’s Steve Sansweet joins us to share his review of STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS. We review audio highlights of director Colin Trevorrow …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified MegaCast

January 29th, 2016


REBELS is back!  We’re kicking off the second half of season two with a Declassified MegaCast featuring two roundtable discussions plus a special interview.  Joining us for her RFR debut is STAR WARS REBELS actress …

Star Wars Influences #15: The Art of TFA

January 27th, 2016


STAR WARS INFLUENCES is back for 2016 as we solidly settle into the era of THE FORCE AWAKENS. Now that the film is out, Paul Bateman can finally talk …

Rebel Force Radio: January 22, 2016

January 22nd, 2016


Adam Driver stole the show last weekend as Kylo Ren in SNL’s “Undercover Boss” skit. He killed it. Film prop and creature expert Tom Spina (

Rebel Force Radio: 1st TFA Commentary Track

January 15th, 2016


You’ve seen STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS with your friends and family. Now, see the it with us! Jimmy Mac and Jason Swank sit down to watch the film from start-to-finish with their microphones to present you with the …

Rebel Force Radio: TFA Review Show #4

January 8th, 2016


It’s the all-time US box office champ! STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS is breaking records at a record-breaking pace! Seems like everyone and their uncle are going to see this film and here at RFR HQ, we are getting some …

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Roundtable

January 2nd, 2016


By popular demand, The RFR Jedi Council has gathered at The Roundtable to provide our initial analysis of STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS. From art …

Rebel Force Radio: TFA Review Show #3

December 25th, 2015


After one week in release, THE FORCE AWAKENS continues to pack theaters and generate amazing conversation. The vibe continues here at RFR in earnest as we present our latest review show. From the humor to the drama of …

Rebel Force Radio: TFA Review Show #2

December 22nd, 2015


THE FORCE AWAKENS continues to topple box office worldwide and STAR WARS fever tightens its grip on the galaxy. This means no downtime for RFR! We are back with more commentary and conversation about the film everyone …

Rebel Force Radio: TFA Review Show #1

December 20th, 2015


Following an insane opening night and even more intense opening day, we have retreated to the RFR studios to process our emotions, discuss our …

Rebel Force Radio: TFA Opening Night Live

December 18th, 2015


It's TFA Day! Join us for opening night live at Hollywood Blvd. Cinema in the Chicago suburbs for a live RFR featuring tons of great STAR WARS …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified "Legacy"

December 15th, 2015


We wrap up the first half of STAR WARS REBELS season 2 with "Legacy". A long-running loose end from Ezra's past gets tied up as the fate of his parents is revealed. Joining us to discuss this exciting episode is Toronto …

Rebel Force Radio: December 11, 2015

December 11th, 2015


Last Sunday, STAR WARS THE FORCE AWAKENS cast and crew met with the media at a special event in L.A. and our microphones were there! Hear from J.J. Abrams, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Jon Boyega, Kathleen Kennedy, …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified "The Future of the Force"

December 8th, 2015


Kyle Newman is back to review and analyze "The Future Of The Force" featuring the return of the Fifth Brother and the Seventh Sister.  And finally, Ahsoka gets into the action with her dual-white lightsabers! This is …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified "Stealth Strike"

December 8th, 2015


Kyle Newman joins us at the roundtable to talk about the exciting "Stealth Strike". Kanan gets back into the heat of battle onboard an Imperial Interdictor Cruiser as he attempts to rescue Ezra. This is the first of two …

Rebel Force Radio: December 4, 2015

December 4th, 2015


THE FORCE AWAKENS in just 2 weeks and the hype machine is in full motion! J.J. Abrams and the cast of the film is hitting the talk show circuit and …

Rebel Force Radio: November 27, 2015: Black Friday

November 27th, 2015


It's an RFR tradition!  Every year on Thanksgiving, we give thanks to you, our listening audience, by turning the spotlight on your voice mail and feedback. As always, you filled up our inbox and we love hearing what …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified "Blood Sisters"

November 24th, 2015


We get another look into Sabine's mysterious past with the arrival of a new bounty hunter in "Blood Sisters". Joining Jason & Jimmy to discuss this season two episode of STAR WARS REBELS is artist/entrepreneur Kevin …

Rebel Force Radio: November 20, 2015

November 20th, 2015


With STAR WARS THE FORCE AWAKENS on the horizon, George Lucas gets more and more outspoken the closer we get to the film's premiere. We review recent comments by George concerning his original ideas for the sequel …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified "Wings of the Master"

November 17th, 2015


Hera takes to the sky to prove the B-Wing has what it takes to deliver a blow to the Empire in "WIngs of the Master". STAR WARS artist Paul Bateman …

Rebel Force Radio: November 13, 2015

November 13th, 2015


The first TV spot for STAR WARS THE FORCE AWAKENS debuted this week and we review the new footage from the film that was revealed; News is confirmed about the future of Disney's STAR WARS WEEKENDS and we react; Shocking …

RFR Bonus: Dave Filoni

November 11th, 2015


STAR WARS REBELS Executive Producer and RFR's leader in the Wolf Pack Dave Filoni joins us to discuss the mysteries of season 2 including the return …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "Brothers of the Broken Horn"

November 9th, 2015


Hondo Ohnaka is the latest character to make the cross-over from THE CLONE WARS to REBELS. Join us as we discuss the series debut for the popular …

Rebel Force Radio: November 6, 2015

November 6th, 2015


Despite J.J. Abrams himself assuring us last week that there will be no more new trailers, this morning we saw the surprise release of a NEW international trailer for STAR WARS THE FORCE AWAKENS. As this breaking news …

Rebel Force Radio: October 31, 2015: Happy Halloween

October 31st, 2015


Spend Halloween with Rebel Force Radio as we bring you the latest STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS updates, fallout and reaction to the trailer, interview highlights from J.J. Abrams, reaction from John Boyega, and comments …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "Always Two There Are"

October 30th, 2015


The second season of STAR WARS REBELS rolls along with the latest episode "Always Two There Are" and the debut of a new threat for the crew of The …

Rebel Force Radio: October 23, 2015

October 24th, 2015


We bask in the wake of the record-setting trailer and ticket launch for STAR WARS THE FORCE AWAKENS and recap our own experiences scoring tix for the biggest movie of the decade. Then, we turn the show over to you as we …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified "Relics of the Old Republic"

October 23rd, 2015


STAR WARS REBELS continued the "Return of the Clones" arc with the action-packed "Relics of the Old Republic".  Joining us at the Rebels roundtable …

The Force Awakens Trailer Review

October 20th, 2015


With much fanfare, the third trailer for STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS was released hours ago with a live premiere during ABC's MONDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL.  Minutes after the trailer debuted, we sat down at our microphones to …

Rebel Force Radio: October 16, 2015

October 17th, 2015


STAR WARS REBELS writer Steven Melching joins us In The Cantina to talk about writing Star Wars,  the return of the clones, and behind-the-scenes stories from season 2. STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS news is heating up! …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified "The Lost Commanders"

October 16th, 2015


The RFR roundtable is back with Star Wars Rebels: Declassified. Season two is fully underway with the newest weekly episode "The Lost Commanders" and …

Rebel Force Radio: October 13, 2015

October 13th, 2015


Join Jimmy and Jason Live from Cleveland as we count down the weeks til THE FORCE AWAKENS; Sarah Michelle Gellar in REBELS; Boba Fett Casting Rumors; David Prowse Documentary; News from NYCC; STAR WARS EPISODE VIII and …

Star Wars Influences #14: Part 2: Visually Enhanced

October 12th, 2015


We are proud to present the second part of this month's Star Wars Influences with new visual enhancement!  Paul Bateman provides a follow-up to …

Star Wars Influences #14: Part 1: Visually Enhanced

October 9th, 2015


Welcome to the first episode of Star Wars Influences featuring visual enhancement. Use your mobile device, laptop or desktop to see what we are …

Rebel Force Radio: October 2, 2015

October 2nd, 2015


A Chicago Tribune feature on RFR and original generation STAR WARS fans in middle-age hit the stands this week; Disney releases new info about "Season of the Force" and we continue to question the future of "Star Wars …

Rebel Force Radio: September 25, 2015

September 25th, 2015


Hayden Christensen in STAR WARS EPISODE VIII rumors and the return of Darth Vader; John Landis has an exclusive scoop on the possibility of a BluRay release for the original Original Trilogy; The history of STAR WARS …

Rebel Force Radio: September 18, 2015

September 18th, 2015


Three months until THE FORCE AWAKENS and filming has already begun on STAR WARS EPISODE VIII!  We have the latest updates including Mark Hamill news, interview highlights with Benecio del Toro and Domhnall Gleeson, and …

Rebel Force Radio: September 11, 2015

September 11th, 2015


We recap FORCE FRIDAY and get an update on the upcoming RFR documentary WHEN THE GALAXY LISTENS with Toronto filmmaker Sheldon Norton; More from our visit with Dave Filoni at Lucasfilm; We review the Sphero BB-8 App …

RebelForce Radio: September 4, 2015: Force Friday

September 4th, 2015


The marketing blitz for STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS hit stores this morning at midnight as fans celebrated the kickoff to Force Friday. Join RFR as we take you across 4 time zones to celebrate this huge event as only …

RebelForce Radio: August 21, 2015

August 21st, 2015


Your Source for the Force is back to review another busy week of breaking Star Wars news including all the big reveals from D23 in Anaheim. We have audio highlights from J.J. Abrams, Harrison Ford, John Boyega, Oscar …

RebelForce Radio: August 14, 2015

August 14th, 2015


Entertainment Weekly's Anthony Breznican joins us for a complete review of his new cover story for EW spotlighting Star Wars The Force Awakens. We discuss the latest production reports, quotes from the creative team, …

Star Wars Influences #13

August 13th, 2015


Paul Bateman is back with Jimmy Mac to discuss the latest issues of Star Wars Marvel Comics including likes and dislikes. The topic of the month: 

RebelForce Radio: August 7, 2015

August 7th, 2015


HUGE update on the RebelForce Radio documentary, “When The Galaxy Listens” with Toronto filmmaker Sheldon Norton, including a full recap of Sheldon’s …

RebelForce Radio: July 31,2015

August 1st, 2015


Fallout from the Slave Leia action figure controversy; Top headlines & casting rumors from The Force AwakensRogue One, and Episode VIII; The potential future of live action Star Wars TV on Netflix; the secret …

RebelForce Radio: July 20, 2015

July 20th, 2015


Amy Schumer's appearance on the cover of GQ magazine this week presents us with yet another Slave Leia controversy. We talk about Amy's racy photo shoot and discuss it's potential impact on the franchise and fandom. A …

RebelForce Radio: July 17, 2015

July 17th, 2015


San Diego Comic Con's Star Wars The Force Awakens panel stole the convention. Join us for a full review of all the action including a shot-by-shot …

Star Wars Influences #12: The Positive Influence of Star Wars

July 7th, 2015


Welcome back to Star Wars Influences! We haven't spoken to Paul Bateman since Star Wars Celebration Anaheim and he has a lot to say about the second …

RebelForce Radio: July 3, 2015

July 4th, 2015


Hot on the heels of the world premiere of Season Two of Star Wars Rebels, Dave Filoni joins us In The Cantina to answer our many questions about "The Seige of Lothal", Darth Vader, Ahsoka Tano and what is in the future …

RebelForce Radio: June 26, 2015

June 26th, 2015


The big video game industry event E3 happened earlier this month and there was plenty of info revealed about the new games on the horizon including Star Wars Battlefront.  IGN editor Mitch Dyer joins us to make sense of …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: The Siege Of Lothal

June 24th, 2015


THE Roundtable is back with Sam Witwer, Kyle Newman and F.J. Desanto joining Jason Swank & Jimmy Mac to dig deep into everything that happened in the Season 2 premiere of Star Wars Rebels, "The Siege Of Lothal". We …

RebelForce Radio: June 19, 2015

June 19th, 2015


It's the second annual RebelForce Radio Disney Star Wars Weekends Listener Meet Up and we are leaving NO FAN BEHIND. Join us as we go backstage to …

RebelForce Radio: June 12, 2015

June 12th, 2015


The Force Awakens novelization gets a release date putting an end to our epic debate from last week; Star Wars Uprising is in position to give us our first taste of the galaxy post-Return of the Jedi; Marvel's Star Wars

RebelForce Radio: June 5, 2015

June 5th, 2015


Star Wars The Force Awakens news and a debate about the release of the novelization; George Lucas speaks up about Episode VII; More Star Wars Celebration Stories & behind the scenes recaps from days 3 & 4; …

RebelForce Radio: May 29, 2015

May 29th, 2015


Kyle Newman is back to give us all the deets about his new film Barely Lethal (now in theaters and on-demand) and his experience working with the talented cast including Samuel L. Jackson; We share behind-the-scenes …

RebelForce Radio: May 22, 2015

May 23rd, 2015


Jason & Jimmy talk to Mos Eisley Cantina expert Tom Spina who provides us with analysis of The Force Awakens pix from Vanity Fair; Fresh casting news from Star Wars Rogue One; Carrie Fisher's daughter Billy Lourde …

RebelForce Radio: Monday May 18, 2015

May 18th, 2015


As promised, here is the continuation of The Best of Star Wars Celebration Anaheim. We review highlights from the most popular panels including Mark …

RebelForce Radio: Friday May 15, 2015

May 15th, 2015


Join RFR for the Best of Star Wars Celebration Anaheim! We have highlights from the most popular panels including the earth-shattering kickoff panel …

RebelForce Radio: May 8, 2015

May 8th, 2015


Star Wars is everywhere and RFR digs deep into the latest news, rumors and reveals. This week, we analyze the latest comments from J.J. Abrams, Bob Iger, and a new set of pix from the set of Star Wars: The Force Awakens

RebelForce Radio: May 1, 2015: Celebration Recap

May 1st, 2015


We recall our experiences as stage hosts for Star Wars Celebration including panel recaps, backstage stories, celebrity encounters, and Bith heads. From the RFR Celebration Kickoff Bash to all the action on the Behind …

RebelForce Radio: The Force Awakens Trailer #2: Fan Feedback

April 28th, 2015


You guys jammed the RebelForce Radio hotline voice mail inbox after the release of the amazing second teaser trailer for Star Wars The Force Awakens. Jimmy Mac has returned from Anaheim to listen to what you have to …

RebelForce Radio: The Force Awakens Trailer #2 Reaction Show

April 25th, 2015


Sam Witwer joins Jason Swank & Jimmy Mac for a complete and thorough analysis of the amazing second teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. From the opening shot of the dunes of Jakku to the closing frame …

RebelForce Radio Star Wars Celebration Kickoff Bash

April 16th, 2015


Leaving no fan behind, RebelForce Radio kicks off Star Wars Celebration Anaheim with a very special podcast recorded live in front of a packed house at the Anaheim Sheridan.  Join us for laughs, music, celebrity guests …

RebelForce Radio: April 10, 2015

April 9th, 2015


With Star Wars Celebration Anaheim coming next week, RebelForce Radio is the only place you will hear all the hosts from the 3 main stages together. Joining Behind The Scenes Stage hosts Jimmy Mac & Jason …

RebelForce Radio: March 27, 2015

March 27th, 2015


It's a RebelForce Radio miracle! Stephen Stanton returns to give us an amazing Death Star-sized update to our Star Wars Celebration ticket giveaway that will blow you away. Stephen also gives us the lowdown on what he …

RebelForce Radio: March 20, 2015

March 20th, 2015


Stephen Stanton joins us for a massive Star Wars Celebration ticket giveaway that knows no equal.  We have 2 pairs of four day passes that a couple of lucky RFR listeners will win!  Stephen sits in to hear your Star Wars

Star Wars Influences #11: Marvel Comics & Buck Rogers

March 18th, 2015


Paul Bateman is back with Jimmy Mac to discuss all the things that inspired the Star Wars saga. For this show, we review the first releases of Marvel …

RebelForce Radio: March 13, 2015

March 13th, 2015


Special Report: The first Star Wars standalone film has a title! Episode VIII has a release date! Listen to highlights from the Annual Disney …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "Fire Across The Galaxy"

March 6th, 2015


Everyone is talking Star Wars Rebels this week!  Here at RFR HQ, it's no different! So we are proud to present our season finale Declassified mega-show! Ashley Eckstein joins us In The Cantina for her first audio …

RebelForce Radio: February 27, 2015

February 27th, 2015


Do you have your tickets to Star Wars Celebration Anaheim? Maybe you cannot afford them? Fear not, Force-Fanatic, RFR is leaving no fan behind with our 2015 Star Wars Celebration Anaheim Ticket Giveaway! Listen and …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "Rebels Resolve"

February 25th, 2015


We got a cliffhanger! The penultimate episode of Star Wars Rebels season one, "Rebel Resolve", continues to follow the crew of The Ghost in their …


February 20th, 2015


Star Wars Rebels head writer Henry Gilroy joins us In The Cantina to talk about the first season of the show, season two and more. Star Wars scholar …

RebelForce Radio: February 13, 2015

February 13th, 2015


Is the release date of Star Wars: The Force Awakens being moved again? We review the week in Star Wars news with a slew of audio highlights, including recent comments by director J.J. Abrams, Mark Hamill and more. Also, …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "Call To Action"

February 12th, 2015


Fresh off his performance as the evil Tarkin in Star Wars Rebels "Call To Action", Stephen Stanton joins Jimmy & Jason to discuss his portrayal as the evil Grand Moff. Stephen shares some amazing behind the scenes …

RebelForce Radio: February 6, 2015

February 6th, 2015


Coming in 2016, the first Star Wars spin-off standalone film has been flying under the radar...Until now. Big news broke this week about casting, while new rumors continue to pick up steam. Star Wars artist and UK film …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "Vision of Hope"

February 4th, 2015


Ezra experiences a vision of the future and the crew of The Ghost goes on a mission to rescue a senator. Or are they walking into a trap? It's another week and that means another episode of Star Wars Rebels: Declassified

RebelForce Radio: January 30, 2015

January 30th, 2015


How did Padme Amidala die? Was it a "broken heart"? Was it a Force choke from Anakin?  Or was it something (or someone) we've never considered before?  We discuss the eye-opening article "Padmé Didn’t Die of a Broken …

RebelForce Radio: January 23, 2015

January 23rd, 2015


Star Wars headlines this week: Billy Dee returns as Lando in Star Wars Rebels. RFR gets some ink in a national newsstand publication. And, George Lucas makes controversial comments about how his contributions to The …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "Idiot's Array"

January 22nd, 2015


Billy Dee Williams returns as Lando Calrissian in the latest episode of Star Wars Rebels "Idiot's Array". What did we think of Billy Dee's debut in Rebels? Did he bring more character or caricature to his performance? …

RebelForce Radio: January 16, 2015

January 16th, 2015


The Force Awakens...Star Wars Detours...Rebels...and more. Star Wars is everywhere these days and we are here with your weekly breakdown of everything important happening in the galaxy far, far away. We've got rumors …

Star Wars Influences #10: Costumes & Storyboards

January 14th, 2015


Paul Bateman returns with Jimmy Mac to bring you amazing analysis of Star Wars: The Force Awakens recently leaked concept art & action figure …

RebelForce Radio: January 9, 2015

January 9th, 2015


We are back for 2015 with a fresh ep of RFR! Join us this week for the latest news from The Force AwakensStar Wars in Pop Culture, and  hot info …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "Path of the Jedi"

January 7th, 2015


2015 is upon us and so are new episodes of Star Wars Rebels! Kicking off the second half of the season is "Path of the Jedi" - another great exploration into the Jedi and their connection to The Force. This episode …

Film Commentary: Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith

December 26th, 2014


In another Rebel Force Radio Exclusive, Sam Witwer returns for the long-awaited conclusion of our prequel trilogy commentaries with Star Wars …

RebelForce Radio: December 19, 2014

December 19th, 2014


The holiday season is upon us and the Star Wars spirit is in the air. Coming off a week filled with tons of news about The Force Awakens, Star Wars …

RebelForce Radio: December 12, 2014

December 12th, 2014


What's in a name?  Plenty if you are a Star Wars fan! And this show is all about the newly released character names for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.  From Po to Rey to Finn...We talk about it all. And we have a ton of …

RebelForce Radio: The Force Awakens Trailer Reaction Show II: The Fans

November 30th, 2014


Following the amazing debut of the first teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, loyal RFR listeners flooded our voice mail inbox with their …

RebelForce Radio: "The Force Awakens" Trailer Reaction Show

November 28th, 2014


The eagerly anticipated trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted at movie theaters and online this morning. RebelForce Radio is proud to bring you immediate reaction to the trailer with our friends Kyle Newman, …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "Gathering Forces"

November 27th, 2014


Season One of Star Wars Rebels comes to the halfway point with the mid-season finale "Gathering Forces". Picking up immediately following last week's …

RebelForce Radio: November 21, 2014

November 21st, 2014


It's our annual Thanksgiving show when we show appreciation to our listeners as we feature your voice mail - unscreened and unedited. As always, you guys have a lot to say!  Join us as we celebrate the 36th anniversary …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "Empire Day"

November 20th, 2014


Feeling patriotic? Celebrate "Empire Day" with RebelForce Radio!  Adam Bray, author of the Star Wars Rebels Visual Guide and Fangirls Going Rogue co-host Tricia Barr join Jason & Jimmy Mac for conversation about …

RebelForce Radio: November 14, 2014

November 14th, 2014


Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season 6, aka "The Lost Missions", was released on disc this week and to celebrate the occasion, actor Matt Lanter (Anakin Skywalker) joins us for a look back at the season & the series. We …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "Out of Darkness"

November 12th, 2014


Sabine reveals a little about her past, Hera gets off the ship, and the mysterious "Fulcrum" works in the shadows in the latest episode of Star Wars …

RebelForce Radio: November 7, 2014

November 8th, 2014


"Star Wars: The Force Awakens" gets revealed as the title of the next film in the saga, firing up the imagination of fans and critics alike. Upon hearing this news, RebelForce Radio  conducted an emergency recording …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "Breaking Ranks"

November 5th, 2014


Ezra goes undercover to retrieve top-secret information from Agent Kallus's office and gets some help along the way from some a couple of unlikely sources. "Breaking Ranks" takes us into the heart of Imperial cadet …

RebelForce Radio: October 31, 2014

October 31st, 2014


The long-awaited animated series Star Wars Rebels is underway and we have Dave Filoni joining us this week to provide us with insider info about what we've seen and what we will be seeing. It's always a good time when …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "Rise of the Old Masters"

October 29th, 2014


Join us at the Roundtable as we analyze and dissect the Star Wars Rebels season one episode "Rise of the Old Masters". For this editon of Declassified, film director Kyle Newman (Fanboys / Barely Lethal) joins us and, …

RebelForce Radio: October 24, 2014

October 24th, 2014


Freddie Prinze Jr. joins us this week for his RebelForce Radio network debut! We go In The Cantina to talk about his cool character Kanan Jarrus from

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: "Fighter Flight"

October 22nd, 2014


As we continue to work our way through Season 1 of Star Wars Rebels, we find ourselves learning more and more about our group of core characters, as …

RebelForce Radio: October 17, 2014

October 17th, 2014


James Earl Jones is back as the voice of Darth Vader, Palpatine gets a first name, and whispers of a possible Obi-Wan Kenobi trilogy are in the air. Thank the Maker RebelForce Radio is here, just in time, to provide our …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified - "Droids In Distress"

October 15th, 2014


Season one of Star Wars Rebels is officially underway with the first "proper" episode, "Droids In Distress".  Our crew of rebels cross paths with some very familiar characters from the rich history of the Saga. How did …

Star Wars Influences #9: The Hero's Journey

October 9th, 2014


Paul Bateman is back for another round of Star Wars Influences. For this episode, we attack some of the most-requested subject matter for Influences …

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: Spark of Rebellion

October 7th, 2014


The next era of Star Wars animation has finally begun! Star Wars Rebels successfully blasted out into hyperspace with the TV movie event Spark of …

Clone Wars: Declassified: Crystal Crisis on Utapau

October 3rd, 2014


In a surprise move last week, released Clone Wars Legacy bonus content in the form of a four-part story reel.  "Crystal Crisis on Utapau"

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: Series Premiere Press Conference

September 29th, 2014


This week is Star Wars Rebels week as the long-awaited animated series premieres on Disney Channel this Friday. To kick the week off right, RebelForce Radio is  excited to bring you our coverage of the Star Wars Rebels

RebelForce Radio: September 26, 2014

September 25th, 2014


Star Wars director of the future Rian Johsnon speaks! We review audio of  a candid conversation between the Episode VIII director and Monty Python's Terry Gilliam.  Also this week, Roger Moore visits Pinewood,  a close …

RebelForce Radio: September 12. 2014

September 12th, 2014


You've seen the incredible aerial photography of the Millennium Falcon set go viral online this week.  Join us on RFR as we catch up with the man who shot the first amazing pix and exposed an active Star Wars Episode VII

RebelForce Radio: September 5, 2014

September 5th, 2014


Satisfy your fandom with RebelForce Radio. This week: Star Wars Episode VII updates including casting, rumors and spoilers! Cool tidbits about the …

RebelForce Radio: August 29, 2014

August 29th, 2014


We're back in the palatial RFR studios to review all the latest Star Wars news, rumors, and more.  From Star Wars Rebels to Episode VII, we cover it all.  Is there an unaltered release of The Original Trilogy on the …

RebelForce Radio: August 15, 2014

August 15th, 2014


We are picking up where we left off last week on the road to Rancho Obi-Wan.  We recap our amazing trip to visit Steve Sansweet and the crew at the world-famous Star Wars museum. Hear about everything we did and saw, …

RebelForce Radio: August 8, 2014

August 8th, 2014


RebelForce Radio is on the road to Rancho Obi-Wan. Join us as we fly into San Francisco, grab a car and hit the 101 North to Petaluma. But before we can see Steve Sansweet, we have a couple of stops along the way. …

.RebelForce Radio: August 1, 2014

July 31st, 2014


Star Wars Rebels made a big splash at last week's San Diego Comic Con as the entire cast of the upcoming Lucasfilm Animation show was there.   This …

Film Commentary with Sam Witwer: Attack of the Clones

July 25th, 2014


Sam Witwer is back to join Jimmy & Jason in the RFR screening room as our film commentary series continues with Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones.  Listen in as we have a great time watching the second …

Star Wars Influences #8

July 24th, 2014


This week we saw the reveal of the Star Wars Episode VII X-Wing in a Force for Change video featuring J.J. Abrams, an X-Wing Pilot, and a Mouse …

RebelForce Radio: July 18, 2014

July 18th, 2014


RebelForce Radio is back to talk Tarkin with actor Stephen Stanton who joins us this week for an in-depth conversation about his life as a prolific …

RebelForce Radio: July 4, 2014

July 4th, 2014


Celebrate the 4th of July with RebelForce Radio! Fire up the grill as we bring you the latest on Harrison Ford's injury with an explosive …

RebelForce Radio: June 27, 2014

June 27th, 2014


Star Wars Episode VII news is coming fast and furious these days as production continues on the next feature film set in a Galaxy Far Far Away. This week, Jimmy & Jason are joined by Steve Glosson (Geek Out Loud) …

RebelForce Radio: June 20, 2014

June 20th, 2014


Being scruffy-lookin' is the least of his worries as Harrison Ford suffers an injury on the set of Star Wars Episode VII!  We look closely at all the info made public in the wake of this unfortunate accident including …

RebelForce Radio: June 13, 2014

June 13th, 2014


This week on RebelForce Radio: A new director has been added into the Star Wars Universe, and we discuss the possibility of too much Star Wars (!!!)

RebelForce Radio: June 6, 2014

June 6th, 2014


Star Wars Episode VII casting announcements add two talented actresses to the ensemble and Abu Dhabi set photos have been leaked.  We provide …

Star Wars Influences: Episode #7

June 4th, 2014


Paul Bateman joins Jimmy Mac for an analysis of the recently leaked Star Wars Episode VII set photos from Abu Dhabi and discusses in detail what …

RebelForce Radio: May 30, 2014

May 30th, 2014


We are back from Disney's  Star Wars Weekends with a full report from our listener meet-up and celebrity interviews!  Hear from Warwick Davis, Jeremy …

RebelForce Radio: May 16, 2014

May 16th, 2014


He's the Oscar-winning Set Decorator from the original Star Wars film from 1977. The man who physically built the first-ever  lightsaber hilt, the …

RebelForce Radio: May 9, 2014

May 9th, 2014


This week on RFR: Jimmy Mac takes you behind the scenes as he appears on Chicago's WGN Radio to discuss The 'Wars.  Paul Bateman weighs in on the

RebelForce Radio: May 2, 2014

May 2nd, 2014


The momentous Episode VII cast announcement from earlier this week gets in-depth analysis from Jimmy & Jason...The Expanded Universe becomes Legend and Erich Schoeneweiss and Joe Scalora from Star Wars Books join us …

RFR SPECIAL REPORT: Star Wars Episode VII Cast Announced

April 29th, 2014


BREAKING NEWS: Star Wars Episode VII cast announcement! Join Jimmy Mac, David Collins and Kyle Newman for immediate reaction, speculation and …

RebelForce Radio: April 25, 2014

April 25th, 2014


Star Wars Rebels took center stage at last weekend's WonderCon. Lucasfilm stage host and RFR's own David Collins gives us his first-hand report from …

RebelForce Radio: April 18, 2014

April 18th, 2014


This week on RFR,  Jimmy & Jason begin the countdown to Celebration Anaheim including a BIG announcement in the latest issue of Star Wars Insider

RebelForce Radio: April 11, 2014

April 11th, 2014


Christian Taylor, head writer of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, joins us In The Cantina to talk about the Lost Missions Yoda arc, The Mortis Trilogy, and the experience of working at Skywalker Ranch with George Lucas …

Clone Wars Declassified: 610-613: The Yoda Arc

April 7th, 2014


The final four episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars dig deep into the nature of The Force and Jedi immortality as Yoda embarks on a mission unlike any he has ever been on before. Along with our "A-Team" of Kyle Newman …

Clone Wars Declassified: 608-609: The Disappeared

March 31st, 2014


The unlikely duo of Mace Windu and Jar Jar Binks take center stage in the Lost Missions two-parter "The Disappeared, and we are here to discuss and analyze this wild adventure. Joining Jason at the roundtable are …

RebelForce Radio: March 28, 2014

March 28th, 2014


Clone Wars Actor Tom Kane (Yoda) joins us to talk about the incredible Lost Missions of Season six. Plus, a solid Episode VII casting rumor, Star …

Star Wars Influences #6

March 25th, 2014


Paul Bateman is back to talk about everything and anything that inspired, contributed and INFLUENCED the creation of the Star Wars Saga. This month, …

RebelForce Radio: March 21, 2014

March 21st, 2014


Lucasfilm's Dave Filoni returns to RebelForce Radio to dig deep into The Clone Wars Lost Missions and talk about the upcoming Star Wars Rebels.  And, the latest info about Star Wars Episode VII, this time via comments …

Clone Wars Declassified: 605-607: The Rush Clovis Arc

March 17th, 2014


Clone Wars Declassified is back to dissect and analyze The Rush Clovis Arc from the season six Lost Missions. Joining us at the RFR Roundtable this …

Film Commentary with Sam Witwer: The Phantom Menace

March 13th, 2014


Sam Witwer is back to join us once again for our Star Wars Film Commentary series as we shift our focus to The Prequels starting with Episode 1: The Phantom Menace. For this episode, we are watching the BluRay release …

Clone Wars Declassified: 601-604: Order 66 Arc

March 10th, 2014


Almost a year to the day following the announcement that The Clone Wars would be winding down production, finally, the long anticipated "Bonus …

RebelForce Radio: March 7, 2014

March 7th, 2014


The Clone Wars Season 6:  The Lost Missions finally debuted today and it's time to take a break from your binge watching marathon to spend a little time with your pals here at RFR! This week to celebrate, we are …

RebelForce Radio: February 28, 2014

February 28th, 2014


Topher Grace (That 70's Show) give us all the deets about his new website and makes an exclusive announcement that will be of interest to Star Wars fans. Bonus: Kyle Newman is along for the ride! Plus, a …

RebelForce Radio: February 21, 2014

February 21st, 2014


What a busy week for Lucasfilm and Star Wars Rebels!  Just about everyday this week, we were treated to reveals of the entire core cast of characters set to inhabit their ship The Ghost in the highly-anticipated …

RebelForce Radio: February 14, 2014

February 14th, 2014


This week...BREAKING NEWS! The Clone Wars Lost Missions aka "The Bonus Content" aka Season Six will be made available on Netflix in March! Hear what we think about this long-anticipated announcement. Plus, a major …

Star Wars Influences #5

February 13th, 2014


The concept of Boba Fett being killed by a stranger who then takes the bounty hunter's armor & identity was first presented on our airwaves by …

Film Commentary: Return of the Jedi

February 7th, 2014


Sam Witwer returns to RebelForce Radio to bring his insight, humor, and perspective on Return of the Jedi. Join us for our long-awaited commentary track for the Blu Ray edition of Star Wars Episode VI.  Watch along as …

RebelForce Radio: January 31, 2014

January 31st, 2014


A new character from Star Wars Rebels has been announced! Hear what we think about the droid Chopper, what inspired his look and who he reminds us of.  Also, Jimmy Mac reports about his trip to the Sundance Film …

RebelForce Radio: January 24, 2014

January 24th, 2014


Jason is back and we get caught up with all the latest & best Star Wars Episode VII news & rumors including info directly from director J.J. Abrams himself, a Boba Fett rebirth, and news about the highly …

RebelForce Radio: January 17, 2014

January 17th, 2014


RebelForce Radio is BACK for 2014! Star Wars news and rumors have been flying fast and furiously here in the first two weeks of the year, and we have a lot to say about everything. From Episode VII casting rumors, to …

Star Wars Influences #4

January 13th, 2014


Paul Bateman joins Jimmy Mac for reaction to the news that Star Wars comics will be going back to Marvel starting in 2015.  We talk about our …

Lightspeed: The Best of Mark Hamill

January 10th, 2014


Lightspeed is back, this time focusing on conversations with the great Mark Hamill! We caught up with Mark for a pair of exclusive interviews and we are happy to present them both to you in one special program. First, …

Lightspeed: The Best of Anthony Daniels

January 7th, 2014


Our series of favorite moments continues with the spotlight pointing to the man who brought Goldenrod to life! Anthony Daniels has played the …

RebelForce Radio: January 3, 2014

January 3rd, 2014


Happy New Year and welcome to part 2 of our 2013 Star Wars Year-In-Review. Joining us once again is director Kyle Newman (Fanboys/Barely Lethal) for an entertaining recap of all the important Star Wars news and …

RebelForce Radio: December 28, 2013

December 27th, 2013

This week is all about looking back at the year that was...2013.  In the past 12 months, we've seen tons of action in the Star Wars universe including many highs and lows for fandom.  Director Kyle Newman joins us fresh …

Star Wars Influences #3: December 2013

December 24th, 2013


Star Wars Influences is back with Paul Bateman and a close look at the works that inspired the Star Wars saga.  This month, we discuss Paul's latest …

RebelForce Radio: December 20, 2013: Holiday Special

December 20th, 2013


Special guest C-3PO actor Anthony Daniels brings us memories of the Star Wars holiday album Christmas in the Stars, and Clone Wars star James Arnold …

RebelForce Radio: December 13, 2013

December 13th, 2013


Star Wars Christmas is in full swing at the RFR studios! We are in a holiday mood this week as we are joined by filmmaker Cris Macht (The Force …

RebelForce Radio: December 6, 2013

December 6th, 2013


Christmas is here, and you know what is waiting for Star Wars fans under the tree?  Rumors...Rumors...Rumors!  When it comes to the future of Star …

Lightspeed: The Best of David Prowse

November 29th, 2013


Just in time for BLACK Friday, we are proud to present you with a collection of interviews with Darth Vader actor David Prowse.  We've spoken with …

Star Wars Oxygen: The Music of John Williams Vol. 1

November 27th, 2013


Star Wars Celebration stage host David Collins brings his passion for music to RebelForce Radio with Star Wars Oxygen: The Music of John Williams.  …

RebelForce Radio: November 22, 2013

November 22nd, 2013


It's a holiday tradition!  Every year, we devote our Thanksgiving show to you, the RebelForce Radio listener, by featuring your feedback!   To show …

Star Wars Influences #2

November 20th, 2013


Welcome back to Star Wars Influences featuring Star Wars concept artist Paul Bateman.  This episode, we take a closer look at Paul's new feature for

RebelForce Radio: November 15, 2013

November 15th, 2013


Episode VII open casting calls are happening in Chicago and around the world.  Chicago Star Wars fan Eric Pfiefer was there and he joins us to provide a first-hand account of how it all went down. In other Episode VII

RebelForce Radio: November 8, 2013

November 7th, 2013


Last week, we reported on the incredible Edit Droid laserdisc discovery of long lost footage from Yoda's death scene in Return of the Jedi. This week, we dig deep into this material, including never heard before dialog, …

RebelForce Radio November 1, 2013

November 1st, 2013


This week, we discuss the latest Episode VII news including the replacement of screenwriter Michael Arndt and rumors about the return of Harrison Ford to the Star Wars franchise.  Dark Horse Comic's writer / artist Zack …

RebelForce Radio: October 25, 2013

October 25th, 2013


Most Star Wars fans know that there were scenes shot for George Lucas's original "Star Wars" film from 1977, like those featuring Jabba The Hutt & Biggs Darklighter, among others, that ended up on the cutting room …

Star Wars Influences: Episode I

October 22nd, 2013


RebelForce Radio introduces Star Wars Influences.  This new monthly show will take a close look at the most important influences to impact the creation of the Star Wars saga.  From Akira Kurosawa to Joseph Campbell to …

RebelForce Radio: October 18, 2013

October 18th, 2013


Dave Filoni returns to RebelForce Radio to join us for a "Rebels Recap" in the wake of the big reveals made at NYCC about the upcoming TV show "Star Wars Rebels".  We provide analysis for all the new details dropped in …

RebelForce Radio: October 11, 2013

October 11th, 2013


We're throwing away the Episode VII rumors and focusing on cold, hard facts this week on RFR with audio highlights from recent interviews with major …

RebelForce Radio: September 27, 2013

September 27th, 2013


James Arnold Taylor from The Clone Wars, Star Wars books Editor for Del Rey Erich Schoeneweiss, and Geek Out Loud's Steve Glossen gather around the …

RebelForce Radio: Ashley Eckstein's Birthday Bash

September 22nd, 2013


Ahsoka Tano actress Ashley Eckstein is celebrating her birthday today and RebelForce Radio is hosting an unforgettable bash in her honor!  Join us for a fun hangout with Ashley as we enjoy some sweet treats with our …

RebelForce Radio: September 20, 2013

September 20th, 2013


Steve Sansweet stops by to talk about Rancho Obi-Wan finally being recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest collection of Star …

RebelForce Radio: September 13, 2013

September 13th, 2013


Actors Daniel Logan & Tom Kane joined RebelForce Radio in Central Illinois at the 2013 Marigold Festival for a special show with a live audience. …

RebelForce Radio: September 6, 2013

September 6th, 2013


A major prize!  We won, we won, we won!  This week on RebelForce Radio, we celebrate our Parsec Awards victory with audio highlights from the awards ceremony along with complete DragonCon coverage from our friends Riley …

RebelForce Radio: August 30, 2013

August 30th, 2013


It's a KENOBI-centric episode of RebelForce Radio as we celebrate the release of Del Rey's "Star Wars: Kenobi" with a special giveaway. Listen to learn how you can become eligible to win a Kenobi Keychain. Also this …

RebelForce Radio: August 23, 2013

August 23rd, 2013

Disney journalist and Sorcerer Radio station manager Aljon Go joins us to discuss the future of Star Wars at Disney Parks and more fallout from the D23 expo.  We have the latest Star Wars Sequel rumors, plot …

RebelForce Radio" August 16, 2013

August 16th, 2013


Actor Jon Heder joins us to talk about his famous role as Napoleon Dynamite and his Star Wars fandom.  But that's just part of this week's …

RebelForce Radio: August 9, 2013

August 9th, 2013


The buzz about a Star Wars television series is picking up steam again and we discuss the potential TV future for the saga. Plus, Paul Bateman …

RebelForce Radio: August 2, 2013

August 2nd, 2013


Last weekend, Star Wars Celebration Europe provided fans with some cool news and reveals. RFR is here to break it all down. Joining us once again is …

Star Wars Celebration Europe Special

July 29th, 2013


RebelForce Radio leaves No Fan Behind with our Star Wars Celebration Europe Special!  Joining Jimmy Mac is RFR correspondent and host of the Digital …

RebelForce Radio: July 26, 2013

July 26th, 2013


Will he stay or will he go?  J.J. Abrams rumors blew up this week concerning his future with the Star Wars franchise. We discuss the potential of J.J. walking away, along with the latest Star Wars sequel news and …

RebelForce Radio: July 19, 2013

July 19th, 2013


RebelForce Radio is back this week to discuss all the Star Wars news and rumors, including discussions about the upcoming films, television, novels, and three guys in Britain named Yoda.  Do we want to see the return of …

Lightspeed: The Best of George Lucas

July 12th, 2013


Over the years, RebelForce Radio has had many encounters with the creator of Star Wars, George Lucas himself.  From conventions to media events to banquets, we have had the opportunity to yell "G.L. in the house!" on …

RebelForce Radio: July 5, 2013 with Charles Lippincott

July 5th, 2013


Joining us In The Cantina this week for a rare interview is original Star Wars marketing man Charles Lippincott.  Charles has interesting stories about the early days of Star Wars and Lucasfilm, as well as working on …

Film Commentary: The Empire Strikes Back

June 28th, 2013


Welcome to the second in our series of Star Wars Celebrity Film Commentaries with Sam Witwer and this time, we are watching The Empire Strikes Back on Blu Ray.  Cue up your disc and watch along with us or just listen to …

RebelForce Radio: June 21, 2013 - David Collins and Dave Filoni

June 22nd, 2013


This week on RFR, we have a big preview of Star Wars Celebration Europe II with a couple of major players. First, host of the Digital Stage, David W. …

RebelForce Radio: June 14, 2013 with Michael Price

June 14th, 2013


Television writer/producer Michael Price (The Simpsons/LEGO Star Wars)  joins us In The Cantina to talk about the humorous side of Star Wars, including what to expect from the next edition of "The Yoda Chronicles".  …

RebelForce Radio: June 7, 2013

June 7th, 2013


This week on RFR: We discuss the latest rumors about "The Big Three" returning to Star Wars and other Sequel Trilogy rumors, we go inside Star Wars Insider Magazine with Editor Jonathan Wilkins, and we review the latest …

RebelForce Radio: May 31, 2013

May 31st, 2013


Filmmaker Kyle Newman joins us to talk about his documentary 'Return to Return of the Jedi" and Jaime King gets opinionated about Ewoks.  Rancho Obi-Wan's Steve Sansweet stops by to tell us about his plans for Star Wars …

RebelForce Radio: May 24, 2013

May 24th, 2013


This week, we discuss the big news from Lucasfilm Animation - Star Wars Rebels, we review the latest JJ Abrams interviews, and dive in to listener feedback. Plus, we talk to the We Love Fine "Design The Dark Side" RFR …

RebelForce Radio: May 17, 2013

May 17th, 2013


This week, podcasting icon Steve Glosson (Geek Out Loud/The Big Honkin' Show) sits in to discuss the latest Star Wars news and sequel rumors.  Plus, an update on Kyle Newman's documentary "Return To Return Of The Jedi", …

RebelForce Radio: May 10, 2013

May 10th, 2013


This week on RFR: We celebrate the 30th anniversary of Return of the Jedi with a report from the incredible VIP screening last weekend in Hollywood.  …

Film Commentary with Sam Witwer: A New Hope

May 3rd, 2013


 In honor of the big May The Fourth weekend, actor Sam Witwer (Clone Wars/Being Human) joins Jimmy & Jason to watch Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope.  We return to the roots of the franchise for a fun, informative …

RebelForce Radio: April 29, 2013

April 29th, 2013


RebelForce Radio returns to Chicago's McCormick Place for the annual C2E2 Entertainment Expo.  Join Jimmy Mac and Friends for reports from the show floor, exclusive interviews, and more.  We talk to Star Wars actors …

RebelForce Radio: April 19, 2013

April 19th, 2013


This week, we discuss the leak of a possible premise for a potential animated series called Star Wars: Reclamation. Real or hoax?  Hear what we think! Filmmaker Cris Macht joins us to talk about The Force Within Us,  …

RebelForce Radio: April 12, 2013

April 12th, 2013


Videogame industry veteran, former LucasArts Lead Sound Designer.and all-around good guy David W.Collins (The Force Unleashed) joins Jason and Jimmy …

RebelForce Radio: April 5, 2013

April 5th, 2013


Dave Filoni, Supervising Director of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, returns to RebelForce Radio for an exclusive interview - His first since the announcement of the end of The Clone Wars. Dave talks about the end of Season …

RebelForce Radio: March 15, 2013

March 15th, 2013


In the wake of this weeks big announcements from Lucasfilm postponing Detours and sealing the fate of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Jason & Jimmy Mac are joined by Bonnie Burton to break down all the news. What is the …

RebelForce Radio: James Arnold Taylor Special

March 13th, 2013


Following the announcement from Lucasfilm marking the end of The Clone Wars, and fresh off his USO tour of Japan, actor James Arnold Taylor (Obi-Wan …

RebelForce Radio: Special Report - Save The Clone Wars

March 11th, 2013


BREAKING NEWS - Today, Lucasfilm made the announcement that production is to wind down on Star Wars: The Clone Wars and remaining episodes will be released in the future as "bonus content" in a yet-to-be-determined …

Clone Wars: Declassified: 520 - The Wrong Jedi

March 8th, 2013


Star Wars: The Clone Wars reaches a climax with the trial of Ahsoka Tano in The Wrong Jedi. Wrongly accused for a crime she did not commit, Ahsoka finds herself on the verge of losing her freedom, and possibly more. …

RebelForce Radio: Ashley Eckstein Special - March 6, 2013

March 6th, 2013


Clone Wars actress Ashley Eckstein joins RebelForce Radio for her first post-Season Five live interview! Ashley discusses all-things-Ashoka and takes listener questions as we look back at her character's incredible …

RebelForce Radio: March 1, 2013

March 1st, 2013


Craig Miller, Lucasfilm Director of Fan Relations during the production of The Empire Strikes Back, joins us In The Cantina to talk about the early days of fandom and more.  Plus, more info on our Save The Clone Wars …

Clone Wars: Declassified: 519 - To Catch A Jedi

February 27th, 2013


Clone Wars writer Steven Melching (Rookies and more) and fangirl blogger Tricia Barr ( join Jason and Jimmy to talk about the …

RebelForce Radio: February 22, 2013

February 22nd, 2013


Clone Wars actor Stephen Stanton (Admiral Tarkin) joins Jason and Jimmy to discuss his character's motivations in The Jedi Who Knew Too Much. And we have all the latest Star Wars sequel news and rumors, Smuggler's …

Clone Wars: Declassified: 518 - The Jedi Who Knew Too Much

February 21st, 2013


The Jedi Who Knew Too Much represents a pivotal situation for the Jedi padawan Ahsoka Tano by placing her at the point of no return. How did she …

RebelForce Radio: February 15, 2013

February 15th, 2013


Terryl Whitlatch, Star Wars Episode I Concept Artist/Creature Designer, joins us In The Cantina to discuss her experiences creating such characters …

Clone Wars: Declassified - 517 - Sabotage

February 14th, 2013


Could this be the beginning of the end for Ahsoka Tano? Join us as we dig deep beneath the surface of Sabotage, this first part of a huge story arc …

RebelForce Radio: February 8, 2013

February 8th, 2013


Clone Wars actress Anna Graves joins Jason and Jimmy Mac to memorialize the Duchess Satine Kryze of Mandalore, who we tragically lost last weekend. And, big news about the future of stand-alone Star Wars films, more …

Clone Wars: Declassified - 516 - The Lawless

February 7th, 2013


Darth Maul and Savage Opress consolidate their power on the planet Mandalore as Obi-Wan desperately tries to rescue Satine from imprisonment in The …

RebelForce Radio: February 1, 2013

February 1st, 2013


Actor Sam Witwer joins us to discuss his role as Darth Maul in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Also, we talk to Sam about The Force Unleashed, Being …

Clone Wars: Declassified: 515 - Shades of Reason

January 31st, 2013


Darth Maul and The Death Watch make their move against Mandalore in Shades of Reason. Joining Jason and Jimmy to discuss this important chapter of …

Rebel Force Radio: January 25, 2013

January 25th, 2013


Breaking news! Reliable sources are reporting the hire of Director J.J. Abrams to helm the Star Wars sequel trilogy and RebelForce Radio breaks down the information. Joining us are our RFR correspondents in LA - KYLE …

Clone Wars: Declassified: 514 - Eminence

January 24th, 2013


The long-awaited team-up between Darth Maul, Savage Opress and Death Watch is finally here! Join RebelForce Radio's Clone Wars: Declassified as we …

Clone Wars: Declassified: 512-513 - Missing In Action and Point of No Return

January 20th, 2013


RebelForce Radio presents Clone Wars: Declassified, a weekly roundtable discussion about Star Wars: The Clone Wars. In this first episode, we take a look at "Missing in Action" and "Point of No Return" with special …

Rebel Force Radio: January 19, 2013 - Premiere Episode

January 19th, 2013


Jason Swank and Jimmy Mac present the premiere episode of RebelForce Radio: Star Wars News and Commentary, featuring Supervising Director of Star Wars: The Clone Wars Dave Filoni. Plus, listen to learn how you can win …

Rebel Force Radio: Preview

January 13th, 2013


Rebel Force Radio is about to usher in a new era of Star Wars podcasting. Listen to this preview of what's to come when Jason Swank and Jimmy Mac crack the mics once again to share their love of all things Star Wars.

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