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Jedi Minute 101: Choke Factor Zero

Episode description

Admiral Piett and two fleet commanders watch the battle at the huge window of the Super Star Destroyer bridge.
Guest commentators: Tasha Robinson and Keith Phipps

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TFA 138: Kodak

May 22nd, 2019

16:26

Part 10 of the closing credits


TFA 136: Greens

May 20th, 2019

23:09

Part 8 of the closing credits


TFA 135: Xerxes

May 17th, 2019

32:10

Part 7 of the closing credits


Guest Commentator: Tony Consiglio

TFA 134: Back to the Cartoon Factory

May 16th, 2019

28:30

Part 6 of the closing credits


Guest Commentator: Tony Consiglio

TFA 133: Jabba's Return

May 15th, 2019

28:26

Part 5 of the closing credits


Guest Commentator: Tony Consiglio

TFA 132: Conform Artist

May 14th, 2019

29:50

Part 4 of the closing credits


Guest Commentator: Tony Consiglio

TFA 131: Ebbs and Wanes

May 13th, 2019

39:54

Part 3 of the closing credits


Guest Commentator: Tony Consiglio

TFA 130: The Jennifer Nelson Factory

May 10th, 2019

40:05

Part 2 of the closing credits


Guest Commentator: Ralph Attanasia

TFA 129: Frankie's Bunch

May 9th, 2019

30:58

Part 1 of the closing credits


Guest Commentator: Ralph Attanasia

TFA 128: The Pronunciation Episode

May 8th, 2019

26:05

HOLD ON LUKE SKYWALKER'S INCREDIBLE FACE, amazed and conflicted at what he sees, as our MUSIC BUILDS, the promise of an adventure, just beginning...


Guest Commentator: Ralph Attanasia

TFA 127: One Arm Too Many

May 7th, 2019

27:26

Rey stares, knowing exactly who it is. But she just stares for what seems like forever. Until he finally TURNS, SLOWLY, to her. Pulls back his hood. …

TFA 126: Earth Grass

May 6th, 2019

29:00

Built within the rock and foliage of this idyllic island are seemingly endless ANCIENT STONE STEPS. Rey continues to climb them, determined, despite …

TFA 125: Windmills and Worms

May 3rd, 2019

26:12

The Falcon FLIES through space and BLASTS to LIGHTSPEED.


Guest Commentator: CeCe Pleasants

TFA 124: Set on Sassy

May 2nd, 2019

30:03

Rey stands with Leia a beat and then turns to head to the Falcon.


Guest Commentator: CeCe Pleasants

TFA 123: The Phil Johnson Story

May 1st, 2019

25:51

Suddenly R2-D2 PROJECTS A HOLOGRAM! A LARGE NAVIGATIONAL MAP WITH A SPECIFIC MISSING CHUNK!


Guest Commentator: CeCe Pleasants

TFA 122: Smack Him With the Red Arm

April 30th, 2019

24:55

As BB-8 approaches R2-D2, the long dormant droid suddenly stirs. The droids beep at each other.


Guest Commentator: CeCe Pleasants

TFA 121: Sun-Kissed

April 29th, 2019

27:25

Rey walks down the ramp and sees, for the first time, Leia.


Guest Commentator: CeCe Pleasants

TFA 120: The Last Crusade of Star Wars

April 26th, 2019

33:11

The X-wings ROAR OFF, skyward as the MUSIC SOARS, the PLANET IMPLODES -- THE SUNLIGHT IT CONTAINS BURSTS FORTH, and as we get further and further distance from what was Starkiller Base, we witness the REBIRTH OF A SUN. …

TFA 119: Senior Moment

April 25th, 2019

26:58

Hux stands before SNOKE'S IMAGE. Relative quiet here, but distant SOUNDS OF DESTRUCTION.


Guest Commentator: Meredith Woerner

TFA 118: Guiding the Rip

April 24th, 2019

27:07

The earth SHAKES. The earth splits. A gully forms.


Guest Commentator: Meredith Woerner

TFA 117: People Are Bad

April 23rd, 2019

28:46

Rey closes her eyes for a long beat. When Rey opens them, she is centered, fortified, and she POUNDS BACK, SINGLE HANDED SWIPES, hitting Ren's gnarly, spitting saber with incredible FORCE.


Guest Commentator: Meredith …

TFA 116: Totally Ripped

April 22nd, 2019

30:53

Amid the BARE WHITE TREES, ONLY TWO LIGHTSABERS -- LUKE'S BLUE AND REN'S YELLOW-RED -- ILLUMINATE the FLURRIES OF SNOW as Rey and Kylo Ren BATTLE HARD.


Guest Commentator: Meredith Woerner

TFA 115: Buttan Filoti

April 19th, 2019

23:52

Another two X-wings -- including Poe's -- soar through the trench leading to the oscillator structure!


Guest Commentators: Jennifer Landa and Joseph Scrimshaw from ForceCenter

TFA 114: Hit the Target Hard

April 18th, 2019

26:20

KYLO REN TURNS TO SEE LUKE'S LIGHTSABER LAND IN THE HAND OF REY, WHO STANDS, FACING HIM, HAVING REACHED FOR IT HERSELF, BUT UTTERLY STUNNED THAT IT LANDED IN HER HAND!

Guest Commentators: Jennifer Landa and Joseph …

TFA 113: A Bad Day for Shoulders

April 17th, 2019

27:38

Kylo MOVES BACK -- wounded, but more enraged than weakened.


Guest Commentators: Jennifer Landa and Joseph Scrimshaw from ForceCenter

TFA 112: Not Done Yet

April 16th, 2019

29:44

Kylo Ren GESTURES POWERFULLY


Guest Commentators: Jennifer Landa and Joseph Scrimshaw from Force Center

TFA 111: Laser Focused

April 15th, 2019

27:02

Kylo Ren SEES REY AND FINN, WATCHING THE EXPLOSIONS IN SHOCK


Guest Commentators: Jennifer Landa and Joseph Scrimshaw from Force Center

TFA 110: Too Famous To Die

April 12th, 2019

40:27

Chewie furiously FIRES AT KYLO REN, HITTING HIM IN THE SIDE!


Guest Commentator: Greg Wyshynski

TFA 109: Sally from Bespin

April 11th, 2019

32:11

KYLO REN'S EYES FILL WITH DARKNESS, HE IGNITES THE LIGHTSABER


Guest Commentator: Greg Wyshynski

TFA 108: Righteous

April 10th, 2019

25:27

For the first time, Kylo Ren seems truly conflicted. Tears flood his stoic eyes...


Guest Commentator: Greg Wyshynski

TFA 107: Snoke Bomb

April 9th, 2019

27:30

Finn and Rey make their way into the space, opening a HATCH that allows A BEAM OF PRECIOUS SUNLIGHT to stream down like a spotlight on Han and his son.


Guest Commentator: Greg Wyshynski

TFA 106: Escalator

April 8th, 2019

30:45

Kylo Ren turns onto a FLAT BRIDGE THAT BISECTS the open space.


Guest Commentator: Greg Wyshynski

TFA 105: Finger Minutes

April 5th, 2019

22:22

Kylo Ren comes to a stop. Scans the structure. SENSING SOMETHING, he motions the Stormtrooper Squad upwards.


Guest Commentator: Jenny Jaffe

TFA 104: We Should Spend Some Time Apart

April 4th, 2019

20:41

Han and Chewie divide the explosives.


Guest Commentator: Jenny Jaffe

TFA 103: Here, Have a Jacket

April 3rd, 2019

24:48

Chewie takes out the middle one with his Bowcaster. Han and the other two Stormtroopers OPEN FIRE, but Han's aim is true.


Guest Commentator: Jenny Jaffe

TFA 102: Pac-Man

April 2nd, 2019

19:32

Finn turns -- AND SEES REY, CLIMBING OUT FROM INSIDE THE WALL, carefully climbing back up to the main level! He can't believe it!


Guest Commentator: …

TFA 101: Berenstain Bears

April 1st, 2019

21:51

A BEEPING from BB-8, riding in the back of his X-wing, and Poe looks out -- can't believe what he's seeing: DOZENS OF TIE FIGHTERS!


Guest Commentator: Jenny Jaffe

TFA 100: Nunb

March 29th, 2019

36:19

At LIGHTSPEED, Poe pilots.


Guest Commentator: Crystal Beth

TFA 99: The Phasma Interrogations

March 28th, 2019

25:42

Tiny by comparison, Rey climbs amid the incredible infrastructure, a drop to infinity beneath her.


Guest Commentator: Crystal Beth

TFA 98: Putin Style

March 27th, 2019

29:51

Han and Finn peer around a corner, wary.


Guest Commentator: Crystal Beth

TFA 97: The Physical Falcon

March 26th, 2019

33:04

Han, Finn and Chewie cross the terrain.


Guest Commentator: Crystal Beth

TFA 96: Unidentified Female Stormtrooper

March 25th, 2019

28:04

Flying at LIGHTSPEED. Finn, with Han and Chewie.


Guest Commentator: Crystal Beth

TFA 95: We're Not Doing It Again

March 22nd, 2019

40:23

Chewie and Finn follow Han's orders as they prepare the Falcon for one more daring run, maybe its last


Guest Commentator: Chris Eliopoulos

TFA 94: Everything Immediately

March 21st, 2019

50:31

All eyes on Finn as he moves around the hologram to a location on the Starkiller Base -- it is ZOOMED IN: A GIANT BLACK HEXAGONAL STRUCTURE.


Guest …

TFA 93: Admiral Emeritus

March 20th, 2019

35:13

Finn, now a member of the inner circle of the Resistance, is huddled with the group around the MAP TABLE, which displays a WIREFRAME HOLOGRAM of a ROLLING VIEW OF THE SURFACE OF STARKILLER BASE.


Guest Commentator: Matt …

TFA 92: The Force Power Draft

March 19th, 2019

32:52

The Trooper Guard DROPS HIS WEAPON without turning back -- Rey HEARS the gun fall.


Guest Commentator: Riley Silverman

TFA 91: The Junior Torture Table

March 18th, 2019

34:46

SLOW PUSH IN ON REY, shackled, mind still racing over what's happened between her and Kylo Ren.


Guest Commentator: Hal Lublin

TFA 90: Grandmother's House

March 15th, 2019

32:42

Kylo Ren, mask off, stands before Snoke.


Guest Commentator: Patreon supporter Brian Holz

TFA 89: Sith 2.0

March 14th, 2019

30:37

The FEROCITY of confrontation builds until it hits critical mass.


Guest Commentator: Patreon supporter Laser Lance

TFA 88: The Blaster Bolt's Fever Dream

March 13th, 2019

26:57

Trepidation flashes across Rey's eyes. Kylo Ren moves closer, his hand rising toward her.


Guest Commentator: Patreon supporter Todd Pfrommer

TFA 87: Local Victims

March 12th, 2019

31:05

Kylo Ren stops, considers her... then reaches up, unlatches and REMOVES HIS MASK.


Guest Commentator: Patreon supporter Robert Coleman

TFA 86: Torture Room Guy

March 11th, 2019

24:18

Rey wakes, disoriented.


Guest Commentator: Patreon supporter Dustin Benzing

TFA 85: It Was Snoke!

March 8th, 2019

25:09

Han takes this in.


Guest Commentator: Chris Radtke

TFA 84: Princesses

March 7th, 2019

21:24

Han follows Leia across the base floor.


Guest Commentator: Chris Radtke

TFA 83: WookieeTush

March 6th, 2019

26:00

Finn takes in this makeshift command center, buried deep among vines and roots.


Guest Commentator: Chris Radtke

TFA 82: Here Comes Buford

March 5th, 2019

27:23

LARGE GRASS MOUNDS cover HANGARS, beneath the odd, giant trees.


Guest Commentator: Chris Radtke

TFA 81: Han-Fisted and Forced

March 4th, 2019

35:10

Chewie MOANS a few words, looks at Han then boards the ship. It is complicated and loving and painful.


Guest Commentator: Chris Radtke

TFA 80: G-Force

March 1st, 2019

26:29

Finally, the transport door opens.

And standing there is LEIA.


Guest Commentators: John and El Adam from Alphabeatical

TFA 79: A Good Film Runner

February 28th, 2019

25:51

A GESTURE from Kylo Ren and REY LOSES CONSCIOUSNESS, FALLS.


Guest Commentators: John and El Adam from Alphabeatical

TFA 78: Puberty Force

February 27th, 2019

27:21

Kylo Ren appears from behind a tree


Guest Commentators: John and El Adam from Alphabeatical

TFA 77: Nostril Actor

February 26th, 2019

24:15

The Stormtroopers around Finn, Han and Chewie SCATTER, TOSSED in EXPLOSIONS! The LIGHTSABER LANDS AGAIN -- FINN PICKS IT UP.


Guest Commentators: John and El Adam from Alphabeatical

TFA 76: Fat Hamlet

February 25th, 2019

24:42

X-WINGS AND RESISTANCE SPACECRAFT APPEAR, BEGIN FIRING AT THE FIRST ORDER SHIPS!


Guest Commentators: John and El Adam from Alphabeatical

TFA 75: Oh, Horace

February 22nd, 2019

36:06

FINN and the TROOPER WITH THE MACE battle.


Guest Commentators: Suzen Tekla Kruglnska and Joe Dator

TFA 74: I Hope So Too

February 21st, 2019

37:05

BB-8 BEEPS and heads off -- Rey RUNS and TAKES COVER behind a massive, mossy tree.


Guest Commentators: Suzen Tekla Kruglnska and Joe Dator

TFA 73: Self-Statuary

February 20th, 2019

36:42

Rey races through the trees -- sees Maz' castle -- BEING DESTROYED BY FIRST ORDER SHIPS!


Guest Commentators: Suzen Tekla Kruglnska and Joe Dator

TFA 72: Busty Greekopolis

February 19th, 2019

40:27

A FLEET OF FIRST ORDER SHIPS ROAR OVERHEAD, TOWARD THE CASTLE!


Guest Commentators: Suzen Tekla Kruglnska and Joe Dator

TFA 71: Pegleg Potato and the Shazz

February 18th, 2019

39:22

Finn boards the Alien Freighter. The SOUND FROM THE SKY makes him turn back. 

Guest Commentators: Suzen Tekla Kruglnska and Joe Dator

TFA 70: A Bunch of Lizards in a Bucket

February 15th, 2019

26:01

A massive rally: a thousand STORMTROOPERS, TIE FIGHTERS, OFFICERS and VEHICLES. BRUTALIST STRUCTURES, mountainous SNOWY LANDSCAPE.


Guest Commentator: Dan Telfer

TFA 69: Laser Boat

February 14th, 2019

27:15

Rey moves through the foliage, heart racing.


Guest Commentator: Dan Telfer

TFA 68: Eye to Eye

February 13th, 2019

24:21

Rey suddenly stands.


Guest Commentator: Dan Telfer

TFA 67: Chocolate Magic

February 12th, 2019

27:37

Rey stands, fast. Still overwhelmed, emotional, speechless.


Guest Commentator: Dan Telfer

TFA 66: Light Side Lightsaber

February 11th, 2019

26:28

Rey OPENS THE BOX and sees inside Luke Skywalker's original lightsaber.


Guest Commentator: Dan Telfer

TFA 65: Navigating the Stairs

February 8th, 2019

44:27

Rey steps down into the basement corridor. BB-8 follows her.


Guest Commentator: John Kovalic

TFA 64: Snoob Jumbo

February 7th, 2019

51:00

With quiet resignation, Rey watches Finn return to the aliens.


Guest Commentator: Ryan Alexander-Tanner

TFA 63: Hauntings

February 6th, 2019

34:36

Finn stands to leave. He offers the gun back to Han.


Guest Commentator: Nikki Siclare

TFA 62: Eugene

February 5th, 2019

40:40

Rey is stunned. Maz, not so much. She crawls back to her chair. She points to some pirates in the corner.


Guest Commentator: Father David Mowry

TFA 61: Examples of Evil

February 4th, 2019

42:17

Finn stops, seeing Maz adjusting her goggles, scrutinizing him -- her eyes get HUGE.


Guest Commentator: Liz Whitaker from Mean Girls Minute

TFA 60: Slap on the Face

February 1st, 2019

37:47

A dark space. Kylo Ren, CLOSE TO CAMERA, addresses someone OFF-CAMERA whom we do not see.


Guest Commentator: Chrysanthe Tan

TFA 59: The Puppet Union

January 31st, 2019

33:48

Clearly, BAZINE IS A SPY.


Guest Commentator: Chrysanthe Tan

TFA 58: Worm Mummy

January 30th, 2019

34:42

The door opens. Music. Madness.


Guest Commentator: Chrysanthe Tan

TFA 57: Shallow Pudding

January 29th, 2019

32:32

Han walks them to the castle.


Guest Commentator: Chrysanthe Tan

TFA 56: Professor Solo

January 28th, 2019

31:00

Han hands Rey a blaster pistol as she stands at looks at the castle.


Guest Commentator: Chrysanthe Tan

TFA 55: Tokyo Drift

January 25th, 2019

31:07

An alarm rings on the control station, prompting Han to toggle some switches.


Guest Commentators: Matt Belknap and Garon Cockrell from Never Not Funny

TFA 54: Mumbo Jumbo

January 24th, 2019

28:09

Han moves through stars, becomes reflective.


Guest Commentators: Matt Belknap and Garon Cockrell from Never Not Funny

TFA 53: Firefly

January 23rd, 2019

33:24

BB-8 rolls forward -- and suddenly PROJECTS A HOLOGRAPHIC MAP, FILLING THE ROOM.


Guest Commentators: Matt Belknap and Garon Cockrell from Never Not …

TFA 52: Filofax

January 22nd, 2019

22:36

Finn struggles to bandage the Wookiee


Guest Commentators: Matt Belknap and Garon Cockrell from Never Not Funny

TFA 51: Kylo Ramone

January 21st, 2019

33:31

Snoke SITS. A new intimacy in his voice.

Guest Commentators: Matt Belknap and Garon Cockrell from Never Not Funny

TFA 50: Sparkly Voldemort

January 18th, 2019

33:30

KYLO REN and General Hux in a dark space, looking UPWARD at someone addressing them.


Guest Commentators: Dorina Arellano and Jenna Busch from Super Dork House

TFA 49: Little Zapper Balls

January 17th, 2019

29:23

Han GRABS CHEWIE'S BOWCASTER, FIRES at the DOOR CONTROLS


Guest Commentators: Dorina Arellano and Jenna Busch from Super Dork House

TFA 48: Space Dinosaurs

January 16th, 2019

27:30

Finn scrambles up, desperately shaking the sticky tentacle off his leg!


Guest Commentators: Dorina Arellano and Jenna Busch from Super Dork House

TFA 47: Roly-Poly Bugs

January 15th, 2019

33:05

Tasu hears a distant terror-scream of a Rathtar, and runs the other way.


Guest Commentators: Dorina Arellano and Jenna Busch from Super Dork House

TFA 46: Sarlacc Babies

January 14th, 2019

26:10

Below the grating, Finn and Rey look at each other, afraid.


Guest Commentators: Jenna Busch and Dorina Arellano from Super Dork House

TFA 45: The Cybernetic Parts Community

January 11th, 2019

36:23

Han's face GOES WHITE as he turns to the OTHER END OF THE CORRIDOR, where KANJIKLUB MEMBERS APPEAR.


Guest Commentator: Steele Saunders

TFA 44: Death Gang

January 10th, 2019

29:02

A PORTAL opens. The GUAVIAN DEATH GANG enters.


Guest Commentator: Steele Saunders

TFA 43: Intergalactic Bird Scooter

January 9th, 2019

42:31

The Falcon is parked in this giant freighter's hangar.


Guest Commentator: Steele Saunders

TFA 42: Moofmilker

January 8th, 2019

37:17

Han walks away, takes in the ship: it's his again.


Guest Commentator: Steele Saunders

TFA 41: The Newbacca

January 7th, 2019

37:31

HAN SOLO AND CHEWBACCA BOARD THE FALCON, weapons at the ready.


Guest Commentator: Steele Saunders

TFA 40: The Pooproom

January 4th, 2019

30:16

The Millennium Falcon, powerless, is a sitting duck.


Guest Commentators: Todd Cooper and Tony Thaxton from Feliz Navipod

TFA 39: The Blissex-Wessex Family

January 3rd, 2019

33:13

Finn moves for the tool.


Guest Commentators: Todd Cooper and Tony Thaxton from Feliz Navipod

TFA 38: Star Wars Neighbors

January 2nd, 2019

29:07

Ren IGNITES HIS LIGHTSABER, TURNS AND SLASHES AT THE CONSOLE BEHIND HIM!


Guest Commentators: Todd Cooper and Tony Thaxton from Feliz Navipod

TFA 37: Dopheld

January 1st, 2019

35:40

Mitaka swallows, uneasy with his task.


Guest Commentators: Todd Cooper and Tony Thaxton from Feliz Navipod

TFA 36: Buns n' Guns

December 31st, 2018

35:55

Finn peers out the window, realizing where they are.


Guest Commentators: Todd Cooper and Tony Thaxton from Feliz Navipod

TFA 35: Fifty Blobfish

December 28th, 2018

40:39

Rey pilots the ship up AND INTO THE REAR OF A CRASHED SUPER STAR DESTROYER!

Guest Commentator: Ken Plume

TFA 34: Pocket Dimension

December 27th, 2018

29:26

Finn struggles with the gun controls and SWEEPING CHAIR.


Guest Commentator: Ken Plume

TFA 33: WYZZZYRD

December 26th, 2018

35:30

The Falcon BLASTS AWAY, two TIE FIGHTERS chase it, fast!


Guest Commentator: Ken Plume

TFA 32: Outrider/Potato

December 25th, 2018

30:35

They run for the JUMPER but the passing TIE FIGHTERS FIRE AT IT, BLOWING IT APART IN A HUGE FLAME BALL!

Guest Commentator: Ken Plume

TFA 31: Buddy System

December 24th, 2018

33:21

Finn pulls Rey from the tent --BB-8 FOLLOWS -- As they race from the tent a TIE FIGHTER SCREAMS INTO VIEW

Guest Commentator: Ken Plume

TFA 30: A New Mope

December 21st, 2018

26:47

BB-8 heads off to the side, depressed. Rey watches BB-8, then considers Finn again.


Guest Commentator: Kelly Anneken from “Up Yours, Downstairs" and “Red All Over”

TFA 29: Tandem Swing

December 20th, 2018

31:13

Rey stands, staring at Finn, defiant.


Guest Commentator: Kelly Anneken from “Up Yours, Downstairs" and “Red All Over”

TFA 28: Danger Fire

December 19th, 2018

29:34

Finn, still drinking, is PUSHED OVER by the happabore.


Guest Commentator: Kelly Anneken from “Up Yours, Downstairs" and “Red All Over”

TFA 27: I Shot Doctor Borla

December 18th, 2018

36:22

General Hux and Kylo Ren walk the length of the bridge.


Guest Commentator: Kelly Anneken from “Up Yours, Downstairs" and “Red All Over”

TFA 26: The Siblinghood of the Traveling Jacket

December 17th, 2018

27:36

ENDLESS DUNES BEHIND HIM, Finn walks, removing pieces of his Stormtrooper gear, using Poe's FLIGHT JACKET for shade.


Guest Commentator: Kelly Anneken from “Up Yours, Downstairs" and “Red All Over”

TFA 25: Vaguely Sentient

December 14th, 2018

33:21

Finn scrambles over the massive dune to the TIE FIGHTER, SMOKING AND ON FIRE, small debris around it.


Guest Commentator: Josh Flanagan from iFanboy

TFA 24: The Chase

December 13th, 2018

28:10

A technician checks her readings, reports to General Hux.


Guest Commentator: Josh Flanagan from iFanboy

TFA 23: Turzer Lazbo

December 12th, 2018

35:46

General Hux looks over the shoulder of LIEUTENANT MITAKA, at a console.


Guest Commentator: Josh Flanagan from iFanboy

TFA 22: Space Superiority

December 11th, 2018

31:12

The TIE Fighter blasts from the ship


Guest Commentator: Josh Flanagan from iFanboy

TFA 21: Flight Barons of the Galactic Empire

December 10th, 2018

29:58

FN-2187 pulls off his helmet as Poe removes his cuffs and jacket, fires up the ship with excitement.


Guest Commentator: Josh Flanagan from iFanboy

TFA 20: The Modern Automobile

December 7th, 2018

44:01

Heading down the narrow hall the Stormtrooper stops Poe.


Guest Commentators: Matt Christman and Virgil Texas from Chapo Trap House

TFA 19: Infinite Energy and Infinite Labor

December 6th, 2018

28:25

Rey stands with BB-8 in front of Unkar Plutt, at his window. He reviews her goods.


Guest Commentators: Matt Christman and Virgil Texas from Chapo Trap House

TFA 18: Brain Torture

December 5th, 2018

26:12

Poe can't take it -- he BEGINS TO SCREAM


Guest Commentators: Matt Christman and Virgil Texas from Chapo Trap House

TFA 17: That Person Is Dead

December 4th, 2018

31:58

POE, shackled to a chair, BEATEN, wakes up.

Guest Commentators: Matt Christman and Virgil Texas from Chapo Trap House

TFA 16: Teedospeak

December 3rd, 2018

27:05

The teedo YELLS at BB-8, who BEEPS madly, struggling to free himself.


Guest Commentators: Matt Christman and Virgil Texas from Chapo Trap House

TFA 15: Sham Editor

November 30th, 2018

30:46

Rey sits, eats like a starving child. Every last drop. Licks the metal plate.


Guest Commentator: Stuart Wellington

TFA 14: Hoogenz

November 29th, 2018

29:40

Rey looks up to a SERVICE WINDOW: two feet above her, behind a protective screen, is her boss, UNKAR PLUTT (50, blobfish, unclean).


Guest Commentator: Stuart Wellington

TFA 13: Genesis of the Steelpecker

November 28th, 2018

30:14

Rey's speeder PASSES us, heading for a dusty, desert town.


Guest Commentator: Stuart Wellington

TFA 12: Swinging and Sledding

November 27th, 2018

26:23

The Scavenger arrives from the darkness and pulls off goggles and gear, revealing the grimy face of a beautiful, young WOMAN.


Guest Commentator: …

TFA 11: Dengar's Child

November 26th, 2018

31:30

A metal sheet is pulled open to reveal the wrapped up face of A SCAVENGER, perhaps alien, in GOGGLES, FACE MASK and GLOVES.

Guest Commentator: Stuart …

TFA 10: The Endolator

November 23rd, 2018

27:03

Poe, shackled, is ushered from the transport through the hangar. He is awed by the imposing space.


Guest Commentator: Craven Moorhaus of Auralnauts

TFA 9: A Microcosm of M*A*S*H

November 22nd, 2018

28:16

Kylo Ren regards the Stormtroopers with the rounded up villagers, then turns to the chrome-skinned, female black-caped head Stormtrooper, CAPTAIN PHASMA.


Guest Commentator: Craven Moorhaus of Auralnauts

TFA 8: Slow Dameron

November 21st, 2018

32:06

Kylo Ren raises his hand -- Poe's blast freezes -- THE BOLT OF ENERGY STRAINING AND VIBRATING IN MID AIR!

Guest Commentators: Craven Moorhaus and Zak Koonce of Auralnauts

TFA 7: A Thousand Little Birds in a Big Black Suit

November 20th, 2018

26:52

The shuttle craft door OPENS -- through the wind and smoke, KYLO REN exits the ship


Guest Commentators: Craven Moorhaus and Zak Koonce of Auralnauts

TFA 6: Face/Off

November 19th, 2018

25:11

Our Trooper stands, overwhelmed by the battle.


Guest Commentators: Craven Moorhaus and Zak Koonce of Auralnauts

TFA 5: Abednedo

November 16th, 2018

28:07

Poe runs to an X-WING fighter, parked at a distance from the village, hidden behind a ROCK OUTCROPPING.

TFA 4: Prince Kylo

November 15th, 2018

30:25

Concerned, Poe turns to Lor San Tekka.

TFA 3: The Unknown Regions

November 14th, 2018

32:02

FLASHES OF LIGHT: for an instant we see a STORMTROOPER -- then BLACKNESS. Then ANOTHER STORMTROOPER, then it's gone.

TFA 2: Peace and Justice

November 13th, 2018

27:38

Pan across the star field to a bright moon.

TFA 1: Luke Skywalker Has Vanished

November 12th, 2018

33:08

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far, away…

Solo Special Bonus: The Roundtable

September 25th, 2018

21:13

To celebrate the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story on Digital and Blu-ray, we dig in to one of the bonus features. In The Director & Cast …

Solo Special: Fair and Square

September 21st, 2018

19:34

To celebrate the release of Solo; A Star Wars Story on Digital, we’re discussing some of our favorite scenes. In this episode: Han Solo wins the …

Solo Special: Flying the Falcon

September 18th, 2018

18:37

To celebrate the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story on Digital, we're discussing some of our favorite Solo scenes.

In this episode we cover the …

Solo Special: Han Meets Chewie

September 14th, 2018

18:45

To celebrate the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story on Digital, we're discussing some of our favorite Solo scenes.

First up: Han Solo meets Chewbacca …

ROTS 140: The World Moves On

May 25th, 2018

32:04

We begin to wrap up the closing credits.


PLUS: A look back at SWM season five.

ROTS 139: Tales from the Green Closet

May 24th, 2018

29:43

More closing credits.


PLUS: A look back at SWM season four.

ROTS 138: Blue Wall

May 23rd, 2018

30:21

The closing credits continue.


PLUS: A look back at SWM season three.

ROTS 137: Loading Hand Rigger

May 22nd, 2018

30:35

More closing credits.


PLUS: A look back at SWM season two.

ROTS 136: Heidi's Revenge

May 21st, 2018

31:18

The closing credits continue.

PLUS: A look back at SWM season one.

ROTS 135: Husky Pants

May 18th, 2018

37:01

The closing credits begin.

Guest Commentator: Tony Consiglio

ROTS 134: Raising Tatooine

May 17th, 2018

39:28

OBI-WAN leaves as OWEN, BERU, and the BABY watch the twin suns set. 

Guest Commentator: Tony Consiglio

ROTS 133: Return of the Fart Horse

May 16th, 2018

23:55

The QUEEN OF ALDERAAN sits on a balcony looking out over the awesome mountains of Alderaan. BAIL ORGANA brings a small baby to her. 

Guest Commentator: Tony Consiglio

ROTS 132: Ophelia

May 15th, 2018

37:50

SIO BIBBLE walks with other MOURNERS. 

Guest Commentator: Tony Consiglio

ROTS 131: Your Harness

May 14th, 2018

35:22

BAIL ORGANA, followed by ARTOO and THREEPIO, approaches CAPTAIN ANTILLES and TWO CREW MEMBERS. 

Guest Commentator: Tony Consiglio

ROTS 130: Bean Bag Chairs

May 11th, 2018

44:55

BAIL ORGANA, YODA, and OBI-WAN sit around a conference table. 

Guest Commentator: Adam Hanley

ROTS 129: Igor

May 10th, 2018

42:36

VADER SCREAMS, breaks his bonds to the table, and steps forward, waving his hands, causing objects to fly around the room.

Guest Commentator: 

Atif Naqvi

ROTS 128: Heartbreaker

May 9th, 2018

34:37

VADER, dressed in his black body armor, lies on the table.

Guest Commentator: 

Brian Samson

ROTS 127: Oobah

May 8th, 2018

31:57

PADME winces from the pain. The MEDICAL DROID is holding the BABY. 

Guest Commentator: Brad Whittet

ROTS 126: The Birth of Wormie

May 7th, 2018

39:19

The TWINS are being delivered as BAIL ORGANA, YODA, ARTOO, and THREEPIO watch.

Guest Commentator: Scott Goeke

ROTS 125: Capsule Man

May 4th, 2018

43:07

ANAKIN's body is carried along in a floating medical capsule. 

Guest Commentators: Todd Cooper and Tony Thaxton

ROTS 124: Moon Base

May 3rd, 2018

24:17

Several of the CLONES rush off as DARTH SIDlOUS puts his hand on ANAKIN's forehead. 

Guest Commentators: Todd Cooper and Tony Thaxton

ROTS 123: Arby's

May 2nd, 2018

27:51

ANAKIN crawls up the bank, his body smoking.

Guest Commentators: Todd Cooper and Tony Thaxton

ROTS 122: The Sweet Hand

May 1st, 2018

27:59

Revenge of the Sith Minute 122: PADME lies on a cot or bed inside the ship. OBI-WAN walks over and checks on her.

Guest Commentators: Todd Cooper and Tony Thaxton

ROTS 121: We Were Good Pals

April 30th, 2018

27:29

Revenge of the Sith Minute 121: Suddenly ANAKIN bursts into flames and starts SCREAMING.

Guest Commentators: Todd Cooper and Tony Thaxton

ROTS 120: Grill Marks

April 27th, 2018

28:49

Revenge of the Sith Minute 120: OBI-WAN cuts his young apprentice at the knees, then cuts off his left arm in the blink of an eye.

Guest Commentator: Riley Silverman

ROTS 119: Friend you are crazy

April 26th, 2018

23:05

Revenge of the Sith Minute 119: OBI-WAN and ANAKIN continue the swordfight. They battle away, balancing on the tiny platform and puzzled DROID.

Guest Commentator: Riley Silverman

ROTS 118: Senate Ghost

April 25th, 2018

27:34

Revenge of the Sith Minute 118: The lava river ahead drops off in a tremendous lava fall. 

Guest Commentator: Riley Silverman

ROTS 117: Hot Enough For Ya?

April 24th, 2018

25:57

Revenge of the Sith Minute 117: The tower slowly starts to sink under the lava. 

Guest Commentator: Riley Silverman

ROTS 116: Frazzled and Afraid

April 23rd, 2018

21:04

Revenge of the Sith Minute 116: YODA squishes his way through a mass of wires in a small chute. He talks on his comlink. 

Guest Commentator: Riley Silverman

ROTS 115: Yolanda's Jacket

April 20th, 2018

28:03

Revenge of the Sith Minute 115: YODA is knocked off the Podium and falls several hundred feet to the base of the Podium. 

Guest Commentators: Dorina Arellano and Jenna Busch

ROTS 114: Mjolnir

April 19th, 2018

24:31

Revenge of the Sith Minute 114: YODA is deflecting the Sith Lord's lightning bolts. 

Guest Commentators: Dorina Arellano and Jenna Busch

ROTS 113: Dummies Nonetheless

April 18th, 2018

28:51

Revenge of the Sith Minute 113: OBI-WAN puts out his hand to use the Force to push ANAKIN away. ANAKIN puts out his hand to block OBI-WAN. 

Guest Commentators: Dorina Arellano and Jenna Busch

ROTS 112: Force Grunting

April 17th, 2018

34:18

Revenge of the Sith Minute 112: ANAKIN forces OBI-WAN back into the Conference Room where the quarters are much closer. 

Guest Commentators: Dorina Arellano and Jenna Busch

ROTS 111: YSL

April 16th, 2018

22:36

Revenge of the Sith Minute 111: YODA uses the Force to throw DARTH SIDIOUS back, knocking him clear over his desk and onto the floor in a heap. 

Guest Commentators: Dorina Arellano and Jenna Busch

ROTS 110: Star Corridors

April 13th, 2018

41:36

Revenge of the Sith Minute 110: MAS AMEDDA leaves the room.

Guest Commentator: Paul Rust

ROTS 109: Yoda's Oil

April 12th, 2018

31:28

Revenge of the Sith Minute 109: DARTH SIDIOUS turns his chair toward YODA.

Guest Commentator: Paul Rust

ROTS 108: Frances Ha

April 11th, 2018

29:34

Revenge of the Sith Minute 108: ANAKIN throws off his cloak. 

Guest Commentator: Paul Rust

ROTS 107: Slang Term For Volcanoes

April 10th, 2018

33:02

Revenge of the Sith Minute 107: ANAKIN reaches out, and PADME grabs her throat as she starts to choke.

Guest Commentator: Paul Rust

ROTS 106: What's Your TriStar?

April 9th, 2018

32:32

Revenge of the Sith Minute 106: Anakin, you're breaking my heart.

Guest Commentator: Paul Rust

ROTS 105: Haydenvader

April 6th, 2018

28:49

Revenge of the Sith Minute 105: They embrace. 

Guest Commentators: Ken Napzok and Joseph Scrimshaw

ROTS 104: A Whole Lotta Landin'

April 5th, 2018

26:03

Revenge of the Sith Minute 104: ANAKIN runs up to the SKIFF as the ramp lowers. PADME runs to him. 

Guest Commentators: Ken Napzok and Joseph Scrimshaw

ROTS 103: The Refresher

April 4th, 2018

24:57

Revenge of the Sith Minute 103: A Hologram of Sidious speaks with Anakin in the Mustafar control room. 

Guest Commentators: Ken Napzok and Joseph …

ROTS 102: Figuratively Crying

April 3rd, 2018

23:57

Revenge of the Sith Minute 102: THREEPIO chatters away as PADME breaks down in tears, the painful reality sinking in.

Guest Commentators: Ken Napzok …

ROTS 101: Revelation Dickie

April 2nd, 2018

27:05

Revenge of the Sith Minute 101: OBI-WAN turns and leaves as PADME stares transfixed, not knowing what to do.

Guest Commentators: Ken Napzok and Joseph Scrimshaw

ROTS 100: The Town Fool

March 30th, 2018

29:04

Revenge of the Sith Minute 100: As PADME moves to sit down, she reveals her pregnancy. 

Guest Commentators: Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger

ROTS 99: A Nice-Looking Balcony

March 29th, 2018

26:40

Revenge of the Sith Minute 99: A DC0052 Intergalactic Speeder pulls up to the veranda landing of Padme's apartment.

Guest Commentators: Mike Mitchell …

ROTS 98: Do I Kneel Every Time I See You?

March 28th, 2018

29:47

Revenge of the Sith Minute 98: OBI-WAN moves to a panel and flips some switches. He sees a HOLOGRAM of ANAKIN slaughtering JEDI, including the YOUNG ONES.

Guest Commentators: Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger

ROTS 97: Pizza-Based Solutions

March 27th, 2018

24:57

Revenge of the Sith Minute 97: There is a loud, sustained CHEER from the Senate. BAIL ORGANA and PADME sit, dumbfounded. 

Guest Commentators: Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger

ROTS 96: Good Guys Never Scurry

March 26th, 2018

29:15

Revenge of the Sith Minute 96: ANAKIN turns his head-his eyes are yellow. 

Guest Commentators: Mike Mitchell and Nick Wiger

ROTS 95: The Quick-Change Finale

March 23rd, 2018

38:44

Revenge of the Sith Minute 95: WAT TAMBOR is cut down, along with SHU MAI.

Guest Commentators: Matt Gourley and Mark McConville

ROTS 94: Reinventing Basketball

March 22nd, 2018

24:05

Revenge of the Sith Minute 94: ANAKIN appears in the doorway of the control center. 

Guest Commentators: James Bladon, Matt Gourley, and Mark …

ROTS 93: Sky Lanes

March 21st, 2018

28:23

Revenge of the Sith Minute 93: ANAKIN's Jedi Starfighter heads for the hazy blood-red planet of Mustafar.

Guest Commentators: James Bladon, Matt Gourley, and Mark McConville

ROTS 92: Running Out of Wipes

March 20th, 2018

28:39

Revenge of the Sith Minute 92: Workers move across the lava beds, gathering the magma.

Guest Commentators: James Bladon, Matt Gourley, and Mark McConville

ROTS 91: The Tucker of Its Time

March 19th, 2018

27:14

Revenge of the Sith Minute 91: OBI-WAN's ship docks with Bail Organa's Starcruiser. 

Guest Commentators: James Bladon, Matt Gourley, and Mark McConville

ROTS 90: 2 Cute 2 Complicated

March 16th, 2018

27:37

Revenge of the Sith Minute 90: PADME is left alone on the veranda. She starts to cry. THREEPIO comes up to her.  

Guest Commentator: Kelly Anneken

ROTS 89: Deal Breakers

March 15th, 2018

25:38

Revenge of the Sith Minute 89: PADME rushes onto the veranda as ANAKIN exits his GREEN JEDI FIGHTER. They embrace. 

Guest Commentator: Kelly Anneken

ROTS 88: Business Ship

March 14th, 2018

28:39

Revenge of the Sith Minute 88: OBI-WAN flies away from the planet Utapau in General Grievous's tiny Starfighter. 

Guest Commentator: Kelly Anneken

ROTS 87: Zlorps and Zines

March 13th, 2018

21:06

Revenge of the Sith Minute 87: The Wookiees BARK as the Jedi climbs into the WOOKIEE POD and takes off into the dusk sky. 

Guest Commentator: Kelly Anneken

ROTS 86: The Smitsiverse

March 12th, 2018

31:08

Revenge of the Sith Minute 86: OBI-WAN removes the breathing apparatus after coming up from underwater. He starts to climb the rock wall. 

Guest Commentator: Kelly Anneken

ROTS 85: And So It Is

March 9th, 2018

36:17

Revenge of the Sith Minute 85: BAIL turns and sees a ten-year-old Jedi, ZETT JUKASSA, fighting the CLONES.

Guest Commentator: Josh Flanagan

ROTS 84: Sors Bandeam

March 8th, 2018

34:47

Revenge of the Sith Minute 84: ANAKIN enters a room full of YOUNGLINGS huddled in a corner. 

Guest Commentator: Josh Flanagan

ROTS 83: My Love to Judy

March 7th, 2018

26:24

Revenge of the Sith Minute 83: The FOUR CLONE PILOTS with PLO KOON drop back and blast him out of the sky. 

Guest Commentator: Josh Flanagan

ROTS 82: Fancy Bird

March 6th, 2018

25:14

Revenge of the Sith Minute 82: KI-ADI-MUNDI turns around and is blasted by clone fire. 

Guest Commentator: Josh Flanagan

ROTS 81: Floor Wars

March 5th, 2018

28:05

Revenge of the Sith Minute 81: He hands OBI-WAN his lightsaber, and the LIZARD rears up. 

Guest Commentator: Josh Flanagan

ROTS 80: The Four Masters

March 2nd, 2018

27:14

Revenge of the Sith Minute 80: ANAKIN goes to the Jedi Temple with a battalion of Clone Troopers. 

Guest Commentator: Mike Norton

ROTS 79: Swindled by a Crazy Space Wizard

March 1st, 2018

26:55

Revenge of the Sith Minute 79: PALPATINE is putting on his dark cloak: he is now fully DARTH SIDIOUS.

Guest Commentator: Mike Norton

ROTS 78: The Office

February 28th, 2018

26:33

Revenge of the Sith Minute 78: Palpatine moves over to his desk. 

Guest Commentator: Mike Norton

ROTS 77: Poor Vader

February 27th, 2018

22:41

Revenge of the Sith Minute 77: ANAKIN kneels before PALPATINE. 

Guest Commentator: Mike Norton

ROTS 76: I Did What?

February 26th, 2018

28:36

Revenge of the Sith Minute 76: The full force of Palpatine's powerful Bolts blasts MACE.

Guest Commentator: Mike Norton

ROTS 75: Sith Make-Up Kit

February 23rd, 2018

47:46

Revenge of the Sith Minute 75: Just as MACE is about to slash PALPATINE, ANAKIN steps in and cuts off the Jedi's hand holding the lightsaber. 

Guest …

ROTS 74: Rush Hour

February 22nd, 2018

49:53

Revenge of the Sith Minute 74: The Chancellor's face begins to twist and distort. His eyes become yellow as he struggles to intensify his powers.

ROTS 73: Not So Much with the Yak-Yak

February 21st, 2018

38:17

Revenge of the Sith Minute 73: Jedi Master MACE WINDU and the Sith Lord fight their way down the hallway and into the main office area.

Guest Commentator: John Kovalic

ROTS 72: Two Revolutions

February 20th, 2018

42:12

Revenge of the Sith Minute 72: MACE arrives with THREE JEDI to arrest PALPATINE. 

Guest Commentator: Alex Damon

ROTS 71: Visual Effects

February 19th, 2018

39:49

Revenge of the Sith Minute 71: ANAKIN sits alone in the Jedi Council Chamber thinking of PADME.

Guest Commentator: Eric Carney

ROTS 70: Voices

February 16th, 2018

43:16

Revenge of the Sith Minute 70: PADME is alone in her apartment, thinking of Anakin.

Guest Commentator: Greg Wyshynski

ROTS 69: Some Wackadoo with Dark Side Powers

February 15th, 2018

22:16

Revenge of the Sith Minute 69: ANAKIN watches as the JEDI leave in their ship.

Guest Commentator: Greg Wyshynski

ROTS 68: The Jagr of Scenes

February 14th, 2018

27:59

Revenge of the Sith Minute 68: The JEDI fires several blasts in the stomach area of the alien Droid, and he EXPLODES from the inside out.

Guest Commentator: Greg Wyshynski

ROTS 67: Slobberknocker

February 13th, 2018

26:39

Revenge of the Sith Minute 67: OBI-WAN charges GENERAL GRIEVOUS, swinging the staff and hitting the Droid in the stomach, knocking the gun away.

Guest Commentator: Greg Wyshynski

ROTS 66: The George Lucas Sex Theory

February 12th, 2018

26:01

Revenge of the Sith Minute 66: There is a tense moment, then ANAKIN relaxes, and then turns off his lightsaber. 

Guest Commentator: Greg Wyshynski

ROTS 65: Earthy and Sensual

February 9th, 2018

39:36

Revenge of the Sith Minute 65: ANAKIN ignites his lightsaber.

Guest Commentators: Suzen Kruglnska and Joe Dator

ROTS 64: A Case of Plagueis

February 8th, 2018

36:24

Revenge of the Sith Minute 64: They walk into the hallway. 

Guest Commentators: Suzen Kruglnska and Joe Dator

ROTS 63: Marked

February 7th, 2018

31:30

Revenge of the Sith Minute 63: ANAKIN brings news to PALPATINE.

Guest Commentators: Suzen Kruglnska and Joe Dator

ROTS 62: The Jedi Strategy Room

February 6th, 2018

43:29

Revenge of the Sith Minute 62: KI-ADI-MUNDI, ANAKIN, YODA, MACE, CLONE COMMANDER CODY, and AAYLA SECURA talk via holograms.

Guest Commentators: Suzen …

ROTS 61: Utapauan Dragons

February 5th, 2018

37:35

Revenge of the Sith Minute 61: GENERAL GRIEVOUS jumps onto a WHEEL SCOOTER and takes off down the wall of the sinkhole.

Guest Commentators: Suzen …

ROTS 60: A Real Fake Thing

February 2nd, 2018

28:20

Revenge of the Sith Minute 60: GENERAL GRIEVOUS and OBI-WAN glance to the entrance of the control center and see CLONE TROOPS in the distance, …

ROTS 59: Jedi Arts

February 1st, 2018

24:44

Revenge of the Sith Minute 59: His four arms create a flashing display of swordsmanship. 

Guest Commentators: John and El Adam from Alphabeatical

ROTS 58: Everyone Is Good

January 31st, 2018

27:22

Revenge of the Sith Minute 58: The JEDI removes his cloak and jumps down behind the GENERAL. 

Guest Commentators: John and El Adam from Alphabeatical

ROTS 57: Many Mini Amanamen

January 30th, 2018

27:54

Revenge of the Sith Minute 57: GENERAL GRIEVOUS stands before the COUNCIL OF SEPARATISTS

Guest Commentators: John and El Adam from Alphabeatical

ROTS 56: Roberto Lines

January 29th, 2018

24:56

Revenge of the Sith Minute 56: OBI-WAN lands his ship on a Platform projecting out of the side of a giant sinkhole. 

Guest Commentators: John and El …

ROTS 55: You're a War

January 26th, 2018

35:57

Revenge of the Sith Minute 55: OBI-WAN lands his ship on a Platform projecting out of the side of a giant sinkhole. 

Guest Commentators: Heather Antos …

ROTS 54: I Promise

January 25th, 2018

31:09

Revenge of the Sith Minute 54: They stop in front of the window in the bedroom. ANAKIN puts his hand on her belly. 

Guest Commentators: Heather Antos and Jordan D. White

ROTS 53: Weird Earmuffs

January 24th, 2018

36:05

Revenge of the Sith Minute 53: ANAKIN is in the living room, working. He sits on the couch where Obi-Wan was sitting.

Guest Commentators: Heather Antos and Jordan D. White

ROTS 52: Punch Everything

January 23rd, 2018

37:03

Revenge of the Sith Minute 52: OBI-WAN stands next to his BLUE JEDI FIGHTER- talking to SEVERAL CLONE COMMANDERS with their helmets off.

Guest Commentators: Heather Antos and Jordan D. White

ROTS 51: Force Flinch

January 22nd, 2018

28:57

Revenge of the Sith Minute 51: From the Hologram Area, Yoda observes the ongoing battle. Guest Commentators: Heather Antos and Jordan D. White

ROTS 50: Fantasy Age

January 19th, 2018

32:32

Revenge of the Sith Minute 50: A WOOKIEE CHIEFTAIN lets out a roar as the Wookiee army rushes to face the DROID ARMY.

Guest Commentator: Chris Radtke

ROTS 49: Fluttercraft

January 18th, 2018

28:20

Revenge of the Sith Minute 49: A WOOKIEE CATAMARAN flanked by WOOKIEE HELICOPTERS approaches the tree housing the HOLOGRAM AREA.

Guest Commentator: Chris Radtke

ROTS 48: Blue Raspberry

January 17th, 2018

31:57

Revenge of the Sith Minute 48: It's ironic - he could save others from death, but not himself. 

Guest Commentator: Chris Radtke

ROTS 47: Darth Vader the Subtle

January 16th, 2018

32:08

Revenge of the Sith Minute 47: Did you ever hear the tragedy of Darth Plagueis "the wise"? 

Guest Commentator: Chris Radtke

ROTS 46: The Best of All Possible Star Wars

January 15th, 2018

33:58

Revenge of the Sith Minute 46: ANAKIN is deep in thought. 

Guest Commentator: Chris Radtke

ROTS 45: Perfect for Our Space Wizard

January 12th, 2018

27:50

Revenge of the Sith Minute 45: ANAKIN sits next to PALPATINE. The Chancellor leans over to him.

Guest Commentator: Christina Marie Leonard

ROTS 44: The Palpatine Puppets

January 11th, 2018

21:16

Revenge of the Sith Minute 44: ANAKIN runs through the hallway and enters Palpatine's box, where the CHANCELLOR is sitting with Mas Amedda and Sly-Moore, watching the Mon Calamari Ballet doing "Squid Lake." 

Guest …

ROTS 43: A Naboo-Related Padme Line

January 10th, 2018

28:42

Revenge of the Sith Minute 43: ANAKIN runs up the stairs at the Galaxies Opera House. 

Guest Commentator: Christina Marie Leonard

ROTS 42: Wig Cap

January 9th, 2018

26:43

Revenge of the Sith Minute 42: She puts his hand on her belly. 

Guest Commentator: Christina Marie Leonard

ROTS 41: Driving with the Doors Open

January 8th, 2018

29:32

Revenge of the Sith Minute 41: YODA, MACE, and OBI-WAN ride in the GUNSHIP as it heads for the Clone landing platform.

Guest Commentator: Christina Marie Leonard

ROTS 40: He Knows How To Be Upset

January 5th, 2018

27:01

Revenge of the Sith Minute 40: ANAKIN is furious. 

Guest Commentator: Dan Telfer

ROTS 39: Space Paladins

January 4th, 2018

33:57

Revenge of the Sith Minute 39: ANAKIN and OBI-WAN walk through one of the massive Jedi Temple hallways.

Guest Commentator: Dan Telfer

ROTS 38: Executive Washroom

January 3rd, 2018

31:05

Revenge of the Sith Minute 38: Anakin reacts with anger. 

Guest Commentator: Dan Telfer

ROTS 37: The CEO of 7-11

January 2nd, 2018

33:48

Revenge of the Sith Minute 37: ANAKIN enters and stands in the middle of the room. He is surrounded by the Jedi Council.

Guest Commentator: Dan Telfer

ROTS 36: Pouty-Pants

January 1st, 2018

33:45

Revenge of the Sith Minute 36: ANAKIN stands with PALPATINE at his window overlooking the vastness of Coruscant.

Guest Commentator: Dan Telfer

ROTS 35: Dark Beginning

December 29th, 2017

38:16

Revenge of the Sith Minute 35: ANAKIN hurries down a temple hallway, heading toward a Jedi Briefing Room. SEVERAL JEDI are exiting. 

Guest Commentator: Jacob Sirof

ROTS 34: Blessings

December 28th, 2017

45:55

Revenge of the Sith Minute 34: YODA and ANAKIN sit in Yoda 's room, deep in thought. 

Guest Commentator: Jacob Sirof

ROTS 33: Just a Dream

December 27th, 2017

36:05

Revenge of the Sith Minute 33: PADME gives him a long, worried look. ANAKIN takes a deep breath.

Guest Commentator: Jacob Sirof

ROTS 32: Japoor Guy

December 26th, 2017

26:39

Revenge of the Sith Minute 32: ANAKIN touches the japor snippet around PADME'S neck, that Anakin gave her when he was a small boy. 

Guest Commentator: Jacob Sirof

ROTS 31: The Loudest Thing Happening When It Happens

December 25th, 2017

28:06

Revenge of the Sith Minute 31: ANAKIN awakens in a panic. He is covered in sweat.

Guest Commentator: Jacob Sirof

ROTS 30: Veranda Nightgown

December 22nd, 2017

26:43

Revenge of the Sith Minute 30: PADME stands in the balcony brushing her hair. ANAKIN leans against the wall, watching her lovingly. 

Guest Commentator: John Mathot

ROTS 29: Citizen Grievous

December 21st, 2017

21:41

Revenge of the Sith Minute 29: A small NEIMOIDIAN SHUTTLE lands. BATTLE DROIDS surround the ramp as GENERAL GRIEVOUS descends onto the platform.

Guest Commentator: John Mathot

ROTS 28: Parade of Emotions

December 20th, 2017

28:40

Revenge of the Sith Minute 28: ANAKIN is stunned.

Guest Commentator: John Mathot

ROTS 27: Bunk Beds

December 19th, 2017

20:33

Revenge of the Sith Minute 27: ANAKIN goes behind one of the giant columns to meet up with the SHADOWY FIGURE, who is revealed to be SENATOR PADME …

ROTS 26: Space Escape

December 18th, 2017

29:32

Revenge of the Sith Minute 26: Behind a row of large columns, a SHADOWY FIGURE follows the JEDI and the SENATOR. 

Guest Commentator: John Mathot

ROTS 25: Thanks To Your Toot

December 15th, 2017

49:24

Revenge of the Sith Minute 25: The small Jedi Shuttle carrying PALPATINE and the JEDI arrives at the landing platform. 

Guest Commentator: Todd Alcott

ROTS 24: Lemon Avenue

December 14th, 2017

33:33

Revenge of the Sith Minute 24: The ship finally makes a rather hard landing. 

Guest Commentator: Todd Alcott

ROTS 23: Half a Ship

December 13th, 2017

37:07

Revenge of the Sith Minute 23: ANAKIN struggles with the controls of the ship. The ship starts to glow, and pieces break off.

Guest Commentator: Todd …

ROTS 22: The Lando Hatch

December 12th, 2017

40:35

Revenge of the Sith Minute 22: GENERAL GRIEVOUS pulls a row of switches, and one by one the escape pods are jettisoned. 

Guest Commentator: Todd Alcott

ROTS 21: Something for Aquaman to Do

December 11th, 2017

35:54

Revenge of the Sith Minute 21: GENERAL GRIEVOUS turns and throws his electrified staff at the window. It breaks, causing chaos as everything that is not nailed down is sucked into space.

Guest Commentator: Todd Alcott

ROTS 20: Wanna Buy A Watch?

December 8th, 2017

35:42

Revenge of the Sith Minute 20: OBI-WAN, hands restrained with electrobonds, spins around, reaches out and, using the Force, yanks his lightsaber out of the General's hand, ignites it, and cuts his bonds.

Guest …

ROTS 19: The Clashies

December 7th, 2017

34:39

Revenge of the Sith Minute 19: OBI-WAN, ANAKIN PALPATINE, and ARTOO are captured by GENERAL GRIEVOUS.

Guest Commentator: Chrysanthe Tan

ROTS 18: Backup Hand

December 6th, 2017

26:58

Revenge of the Sith Minute 18: OBI-WAN, ANAKIN and PALPATINE are out of breath. 

Guest Commentator: Chrysanthe Tan

ROTS 17: Jawa Dream

December 5th, 2017

24:23

Revenge of the Sith Minute 17: As the elevator shaft rotates, it has become a long hallway. 

ANAKIN clings to the doorframe with OBI-WAN on his …

ROTS 16: Greasoning

December 4th, 2017

26:37

Revenge of the Sith Minute 16: ANAKIN picks up OBI-WAN, slings him over his shoulder, and heads for the elevators. 

Guest Commentator: Chrysanthe Tan

ROTS 15: Your Mother and the Sand

December 1st, 2017

31:48

Revenge of the Sith Minute 15: PALPATINE is grinning as he watches COUNT DOOKU's defeat. 

Guest Commentators: Rachael Noel Fox and Songe Riddle

ROTS 14: Famous Original Sith

November 30th, 2017

26:56

Revenge of the Sith Minute 14: Finally, in one last energized charge, ANAKIN cuts off COUNT DOOKU's hands.

Guest Commentators: Rachael Noel Fox and Songe Riddle

ROTS 13: We Are For the Big

November 29th, 2017

28:21

Revenge of the Sith Minute 13: OBI-WAN and ANAKIN charge COUNT DOOKU. A great sword fight ensues.

Guest Commentators: Rachael Noel Fox and Songe Riddle

ROTS 12: A Little Bit of Fire

November 28th, 2017

28:42

Revenge of the Sith Minute 12: The SUPER BATTLE DROIDS slip and slide until they fall, smoldering. ARTOO rolls away.

Guest Commentators: Rachael Noel …

ROTS 11: Slapstick from the Robots

November 27th, 2017

29:44

Revenge of the Sith Minute 11: Suddenly, the elevator plummets down the shaft.

Guest Commentators: Rachael Noel Fox and Songe Riddle

ROTS 10: F-F-F-Force Jump!

November 24th, 2017

40:07

Revenge of the Sith Minute 10: The JEDI activate their light sabers and destroy all the BATTLE DROIDS. 

Guest Commentator: Anil Dash

ROTS 9: The Marionette Factor

November 23rd, 2017

33:27

Revenge of the Sith Minute 9: GENERAL GRIEVOUS enters the bridge of the TRADE FEDERATION cruiser followed by his TWO BODYGUARDS.

Guest Commentator: …

ROTS 8: Space Problem

November 22nd, 2017

26:40

Revenge of the Sith Minute 8: The shield door drops away, and OBI-WAN crashes on the deck of the hangar bay, engulfed in a FANTAIL OF SPARKS.

Guest …

ROTS 7: Center Eye

November 21st, 2017

34:52

Revenge of the Sith Minute 7: ARTOO extends an arm and aims a stream of electricity at the swerving BUZZ DROID.

Guest Commentator: Anil Dash

ROTS 6: Place Your Own Calls

November 20th, 2017

23:05

Revenge of the Sith Minute 6: ANAKIN fires and vaporizes the TWO BUZZ DROIDS, along with the left wing of Obi-Wan's ship. 

Guest Commentator: Anil Dash

ROTS 5: Still a Good Trick

November 17th, 2017

27:38

Revenge of the Sith Minute 5:

OBI-WAN and ANAKIN continue to fly in unison, backing up each other. ARTOO SQUEALS.

ROTS 4: Game Time Started

November 16th, 2017

33:21

Revenge of the Sith Minute 4:

OBI-WAN bounces through the flack with a frown. His ship rocks violently.

ROTS 3: Two Hundred San Hills

November 15th, 2017

21:18

Revenge of the Sith Minute 3:

TWO JEDI STARFIGHTERS enter and head toward an enemy Battle Cruiser

ROTS 2: Don't Ask For More

November 14th, 2017

27:54

Revenge of the Sith Minute 2:

PAN DOWN to reveal a REPUBLIC ATTACK CRUISER

ROTS 1: Heroes on Both Sides

November 13th, 2017

29:15

Revenge of the Sith Minute 1:

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far, away…

ESBSE 121: Notes of Hope

November 9th, 2017

38:59

Empire Strikes Back Special Edition Minute 121 with Joseph Scrimshaw

ESBSE 66: Imagination Tapeworm

September 22nd, 2017

56:17

Empire Strikes Back Special Edition Minute 66 with Dan Telfer

ESBSE 97: You're Getting The "I Love You"

July 31st, 2017

58:52

Empire Strikes Back Special Edition Minute 97: Steele Saunders joins us LIVE from Star Wars Celebration Orlando.

We Know You Hate It When We Talk About the Toys

June 26th, 2017

1:10:35

With Dan Telfer, Paul Rust, and Tony and the Thaxtones.


Recorded live at NerdMelt

Attack of the Clones Minute 143: Summer Vacation

May 31st, 2017

24:05

The finale of our Attack of the Clones coverage.
Thanks for listening!

Attack of the Clones Minute 136: 3/R

May 22nd, 2017

35:23

In a rose-covered arbor overlooking the sparkling late, ANAKIN and PADME stand before a NABOO HOLY MAN.

Star Wars Minute Special: Ian Doescher

May 20th, 2017

29:13

We talk to Ian Doescher, the author of William Shakespeare's Star Wars

Attack of the Clones Minute 135: Cat Paintings

May 19th, 2017

28:36

The sky above is thick with transports. CLONE TROOPS march and board the Ships.

Guest commentators: Stuart Wellington and Dan McCoy

Attack of the Clones Minute 134: The Battle of Manassas

May 18th, 2017

27:20

OBI-WAN turns and looks at the sad little Jedi sitting in the Council Chamber.

Guest commentators: Stuart Wellington and Dan McCoy

Attack of the Clones Minute 133: In Front of My Mom

May 17th, 2017

28:51

COUNT DOOKU emerges and walks to where the hooded figure of DARTH SIDIOUS stands waiting.

Guest commentators: Stuart Wellington and Dan McCoy

Attack of the Clones Minute 132: The Fightin' Dewbacks

May 16th, 2017

22:51

COUNT DOOKU'S Interstellar Sail Ship glides through a deserted, burned-out part of Coruscant.

Guest commentators: Stuart Wellington and Dan McCoy

Attack of the Clones Minute 131: Space Dracula

May 15th, 2017

26:11

YODA concentrates harder. Slowly, the crane rises.

Guest commentators: Stuart Wellington and Dan McCoy

Attack of the Clones Minute 130: The Best of Them All

May 12th, 2017

35:41

Words are insufficient to describe the range and skill of Yoda's speed and swordplay.

Guest commentator: Kevin Maher and Joe Dator

Attack of the Clones Minute 129: Christopher Lee Day

May 11th, 2017

29:07

COUNT DOOKU steps away from ANAKIN to face the Jedi Grand Master. His lightsaber whirls in a formal salute.

Guest commentator: Kevin Maher and Joe Dator

Attack of the Clones Minute 128: Computer Generated

May 10th, 2017

24:46

Through the thick smoke emerges the heroic figure of YODA.

Guest commentator: Kevin Maher and Joe Dator

Attack of the Clones Minute 127: The Harlem Globetrotters of Lightsabers

May 9th, 2017

35:37

With TWO LIGHTSABERS, ANAKIN attacks. COUNT DOOKU parries and ripostes.

Guest commentator: Kevin Maher and Joe Dator

Attack of the Clones Minute 126: The Dooku Double

May 8th, 2017

26:05

OBI-WAN lifts his lightsaber. COUNT DOOKU smiles.

Guest commentator: Kevin Maher and Joe Dator

Attack of the Clones Minute 125: Jogging with the Saber

May 5th, 2017

26:56

OBI-WAN and ANAKIN leap down and run inside the tower.

Guest commentator: John & El Adam from Alphabeatical

Attack of the Clones Minute 124: The Skimmer

May 4th, 2017

25:37

ANAKIN stares down in horror as PADME hits the ground below.

Guest commentator: John & El Adam from Alphabeatical

Attack of the Clones Minute 123: Nothing But Battling

May 3rd, 2017

22:55

CLONE TROOPERS advance, firing at the massed DROIDS.

Guest commentator: John & El Adam from Alphabeatical

Attack of the Clones Minute 122: Hangars

May 2nd, 2017

26:01

In the open cockpit is the unmistakable figure of COUNT DOOKU.

Guest commentator: John & El Adam from Alphabeatical

Attack of the Clones Minute 121: Battlestuff

May 1st, 2017

27:12

Gunship #2 skims the battlefield, firing down, deflecting answering fire from the droids.

Guest commentator: John & El Adam from Alphabeatical

Attack of the Clones Minute 120: The Hands-On King of the Jedi

April 28th, 2017

31:15

The Gunship slows, circling over a droid gun-emplacement.

Guest commentator: Bert Tunnell

Attack of the Clones Minute 119: Different Colored Versions of the Same Technology

April 27th, 2017

27:55

OBI-WAN, ANAKIN and PADME are at the open sides of the Gunship. CLONES fire down at the DROIDS below.

Guest commentator:
Anna Angvall-Skeppstedt

Attack of the Clones Minute 118: Chatterbox

April 26th, 2017

37:47

At the foot of some steps, BOBA FETT finds his father's battered helmet. He picks it up.

Guest commentator: Barry Rathbun

Attack of the Clones Minute 117: Happy Catastrophe

April 25th, 2017

44:33

Gunships are descending fast through the open area in the arena ceiling. They land in a cluster around the handful of JEDI.

Guest commentator: Father …

Attack of the Clones Minute 116: Sith Club

April 24th, 2017

39:18

In the archducal box, COUNT DOOKU lifts his hand. The DROIDS lower their weapons. The COUNT calls out to the JEDI.

Guest commentator: Bob Koester

Attack of the Clones Minute 115: Butt Magnet

April 21st, 2017

27:23

OBI-WAN and ANAKIN swing their lightsabers, cutting DROIDS in half. PADME blasts away at DROIDS and GEONOSIANS.

Guest commentator: Mike Drucker

Attack of the Clones Minute 114: Kit 'N' Coleman

April 20th, 2017

28:58

The bounty hunter's body falls to the ground.

Guest commentator: Mike Drucker

Attack of the Clones Minute 113: Stawamin

April 19th, 2017

28:28

MACE WINDU runs to the center of the arena and fights back-to-back with OBI-WAN, as they swipe and mangle DROIDS.

Guest commentator: Mike Drucker

Attack of the Clones Minute 112: In Sync

April 18th, 2017

24:21

SEVERAL JEDI run to the center of the arena and toss lightsabers to OBI-WAN and ANAKIN.

Guest commentator: Mike Drucker

Attack of the Clones Minute 111: Cahoots

April 17th, 2017

26:04

MACE WINDU signals, and at strategic places around the arena there are sudden flashes of light as about ONE HUNDRED JEDI switch on their lightsabers.

Guest commentator: Mike Drucker

Attack of the Clones Minute 110: Death Pool

April 14th, 2017

30:11

OBI-WAN runs and jumps on the back of the REEK behind ANAKIN.

Guest commentator: Ben Acker

Attack of the Clones Minute 109: Animal Handling

April 13th, 2017

38:15

ANAKIN yanks hard on the chain, turning the REEK, beginning to ride it.

Guest commentator: John Kovalic

Attack of the Clones Minute 108: Monsters and Midriffs

April 12th, 2017

54:37

The cat-like creature reaches the top of the post and takes a swipe at PADME.

Guest commentator: Greg Wyshynski

Attack of the Clones Minute 107: Picador

April 11th, 2017

37:26

PADME has turned around and is pulling herself up by the chain to the top of the post.

Guest commentator: Ben Lindbergh

Attack of the Clones Minute 106: Pig-Dolphin

April 10th, 2017

46:00

From different gates around the arena, THREE MONSTERS are driven in.

Guest commentator: Matt Williams

Attack of the Clones Minute 105: The Soap Opera Effect

April 7th, 2017

25:02

Recorded Live on the Fan2Sea Cruise

Guest commentators: Randy Havens and Charles Soule

Attack of the Clones Minute 104: Madly

April 6th, 2017

25:50

Recorded Live on the Fan2Sea Cruise

Guest commentators: Charles Soule and Randy Havens

Attack of the Clones Minute 103: Hand Damage

April 5th, 2017

25:41

Recorded Live on the Fan2Sea Cruise!

Guest commentator: Eric Zala

Attack of the Clones Minute 102: Middle-Mulleted

April 4th, 2017

19:43

Recorded Live on the Fan2Sea Cruise

Guest commentator: Jennifer Heddle

Attack of the Clones Minute 101: Droid Primer

April 3rd, 2017

22:58

Recorded Live on the Fan2Sea Cruise

Guest commentator: Phil Noto

Attack of the Clones Minute 99: Popeye

March 30th, 2017

28:50

ANAKIN reaches for his lightsaber.

Guest commentator: Josh Flanagan

Attack of the Clones Minute 98: Walking Through the Dorm Room

March 29th, 2017

24:40

They start forward. As they pass, the surface of the pillars seems to pulse slowly and move.

Guest commentator: Josh Flanagan

Attack of the Clones Minute 97: Encyclopedia of Human Behavior

March 28th, 2017

23:19

ANAKIN and PADME enter the stalagmite city. They stop, looking around in wonder at the emptiness.

Guest commentator: Josh Flanagan

Attack of the Clones Minute 96: We Should Probably Explain That

March 27th, 2017

27:40

The Naboo Starship heads toward the rings of Geonosis.

Guest commentator: Josh Flanagan

Attack of the Clones Minute 95: Aliens in the Empire

March 24th, 2017

24:23

Brief silence, then a rolling wave of APPLAUSE. JAR JAR beams and bows.
PALPATINE rises.

Guest commentator: Chrysanthe Tan

Attack of the Clones Minute 94: Dellow Felegates

March 23rd, 2017

21:49

PALPATINE nods. JAR JAR clears his throat.

Guest commentator: Chrysanthe Tan

Attack of the Clones Minute 93: Darth Maul's Diary

March 22nd, 2017

28:05

COUNT DOOKU is tall, elderly, and saturnine, with beautiful manners.

Guest commentator: Chrysanthe Tan

Attack of the Clones Minute 92: Dooku's Latch

March 21st, 2017

21:22

COUNT DOOKU smiles.

Guest commentator: Chrysanthe Tan

Attack of the Clones Minute 91: Flying Foxes

March 20th, 2017

20:49

JAR JAR steps forward from the back of the group.

Guest commentator: Chrysanthe Tan

Attack of the Clones Minute 90: The Physicality of the Dashboard

March 17th, 2017

28:25

The hologram switches off. PADMÉ is looking at the readout on the ship’s control panel.

Guest commentator: Tony Thaxton

Attack of the Clones Minute 89: Bozo

March 16th, 2017

24:18

A hologram of OBI-WAN flickers in front of a group, made up of Jedi (YODA, MACE WINDU, and KI-ADI-MUNDI) and Senators (BAIL ORGANA, ASK AAK, …

Attack of the Clones Minute 88: Trying to Process Emotions

March 15th, 2017

33:15

ANAKIN, PADMÉ, CLIEGG, OWEN, BERU, and THREEPIO are standing around Shmi’s grave.

Guest commentator: Tony Thaxton

Attack of the Clones Minute 87: Amazing Grace

March 14th, 2017

28:51

There is silence for a moment, then ANAKIN breaks down, sobbing. PADMÉ takes him into her arms.

Guest commentator: Tony Thaxton

Attack of the Clones Minute 86: I Hate Them!

March 13th, 2017

22:20

ANAKIN hurls the wrench across the garage. It CLATTERS to the floor.

Guest commentator: Tony Thaxton

Attack of the Clones Minute 85: Hamlet-Level Stuff

March 10th, 2017

24:25

PADMÉ comes in with a tray of food. ANAKIN is kneeling by the speeder bike, using an electronic wrench to work on it.

Guest commentator: Paul Scheer

Attack of the Clones Minute 84: It's a Body, Beru

March 9th, 2017

21:30

ANAKIN rides the speeder bike toward the homestead. SHMI’S BODY is tied to it.

Guest commentator: Paul Scheer

Attack of the Clones Minute 83: Voice Mails

March 8th, 2017

21:38

OBI-WAN comes running back to his ship and climbs into the cockpit.

Guest commentator: Paul Scheer

Attack of the Clones Minute 82: Theories About Puppets

March 7th, 2017

23:07

His ARFOUR DROID beeps a happy greeting. OBI-WAN switches on his comlink.

Guest commentator: Paul Scheer

Attack of the Clones Minute 81: Aggressively Emotive

March 6th, 2017

20:36

ANAKIN stands outside the hut door. His face is a grim mask. The CHILD stares, then there is a FLASH OF LIGHT as Anakin’s lightsaber switches on.

Attack of the Clones Minute 80: Ghorfas Syndrome

March 3rd, 2017

31:58

SHMI'S eyelids flutter - and barely open. They are caked with blood.

Guest commentator: Hal Lublin

Attack of the Clones Minute 79: Where are the Dogs ?

March 2nd, 2017

26:12

A shaft of moonlight from a hole in the roof pierces the gloom of the hut. By its light, ANAKIN sees SHMI, hanging from a wooden frame in the middle …

Attack of the Clones Minute 78: Chenini

March 1st, 2017

25:33

ANAKIN pulls up near the edge of a cliff. He gets off the bike and creeps to the edge.

Guest commentator: Hal Lublin

Attack of the Clones Minute 77: R.S.R.s

February 28th, 2017

25:58

OBI-WAN arrives at the head of the trail.

Guest commentator: Hal Lublin

Attack of the Clones Minute 76: It's...

February 27th, 2017

22:53

ANAKIN stands in the middle of a crowd of JAWAS. He asks them from directions.

Guest commentator: Hal Lublin

Attack of the Clones Minute 75: Under the Cloak

February 24th, 2017

29:18

ANAKIN takes off across the desert. PADME watches him go.

Guest commentators: Meredith Woerner

Attack of the Clones Minute 74: Kitchen Table Drama

February 23rd, 2017

22:26

CLIEGG, OWEN, PADME and ANAKIN sit around the table, BERU brings the drinks from the kitchen.

Guest commentators: Meredith Woerner

Attack of the Clones Minute 73: The Cat

February 22nd, 2017

29:51

OWEN LARS and BERU WHITESUN come out into the courtyard.

Guest commentators: Meredith Woerner

Attack of the Clones Minute 72: The C-3PO Shake

February 21st, 2017

30:18

C-3PO is working outside the homestead. He looks up as ANAKIN and PADME arrive.

Guest commentators: Meredith Woerner

Attack of the Clones Minute 71: Balls

February 20th, 2017

21:59

Obi-Wan's Fighter moves out from the back side of the asteroid and heads away from the asteroid field, descending toward Geonosis.

Guest commentators: Meredith Woerner

Attack of the Clones Minute 70: Spare Parts

February 17th, 2017

28:23

IN JANGO'S COCKPIT, they see the huge explosion as Obi-Wan's ship appears to smash into the asteroid.

Guest commentators: Madison Cross

Attack of the Clones Minute 69: Classic Obi

February 16th, 2017

19:16

A GREAT SPACE DOGFIGHT ensues between OBI-WAN and JANGO FETT.

Guest commentators: Madison Cross

Attack of the Clones Minute 68: Learning How To Laugh

February 15th, 2017

23:11

JANGO FETT grabs the controls. They are thrown around as the ship plummets to try to lose OBI-WAN.

Guest commentators: Madison Cross

Attack of the Clones Minute 67: Remember That Time You Peed Your Pants?

February 14th, 2017

28:34

ANAKIN and WATTO go into the shop.

Guest commentators: Madison Cross

Attack of the Clones Minute 66: A Really Dirty Star Wars Movie

February 13th, 2017

25:03

ANAKIN'S grim look means business; WATTO gets the hint quickly.

Guest commentators: Madison Cross

Attack of the Clones Minute 65: Wheel Theory

February 10th, 2017

36:17

ANAKIN and PADME ride a rickshaw through the streets.

Guest commentators: Ralph Attanasia and Asterios Kokkinos

Attack of the Clones Minute 64: The Same Wum-Wum

February 9th, 2017

25:48

Jango Fett's ship lifts off from the platform and heads up into the lowering sky. It disappears. Lightning flashes.

Guest commentators: Ralph Attanasia and Asterios Kokkinos

Attack of the Clones Minute 63: Metal Mushroom

February 8th, 2017

23:46

Locked together, OBI-WAN and JANGO FETT plummet down toward the raging ocean.

Guest commentators: Ralph Attanasia and Asterios Kokkinos

Attack of the Clones Minute 62: Super Wet Bathrobe

February 7th, 2017

31:05

JANGO FETT draws his gun and fires at the charging JEDI. OBI-WAN deflects the blast and swings at JANGO FETT.

Guest commentators: Ralph Attanasia and Asterios Kokkinos

Attack of the Clones Minute 61: Antimacassar

February 6th, 2017

27:00

ANAKIN opens his eyes and looks at her.

Guest commentators: Ralph Attanasia and Asterios Kokkinos

Attack of the Clones Minute 60: Unhappy Ending

February 3rd, 2017

30:07

ANAKIN is on the balcony overlooking the gardens. After a moment, PAMDE comes onto the balcony behind him.

Guest commentator: Jacob Sirof

Attack of the Clones Minute 59: Middle Management

February 2nd, 2017

24:41

YODA and MACE WINDU listen as a hologram of OBI-WAN stands between them broadcasting the massage.

Guest commentator: Jacob Sirof

Attack of the Clones Minute 58: Scramble the Folks

February 1st, 2017

25:08

R4 D17, Obi-Wan's Astro-Droid, who is sitting on top of Obi-Wan's Starfighter, switches on and BEEPS.

Guest commentator: Jacob Sirof

Attack of the Clones Minute 57: Opera

January 31st, 2017

28:14

OBI-WAN stands with LAMA SU and TAUN WE just inside the open door.

Guest commentator: Jacob Sirof

Attack of the Clones Minute 56: Invisible Smells

January 30th, 2017

25:38

There is silence as they stare at the fire. ANAKIN is thinking.

Guest commentator: Jacob Sirof

Attack of the Clones Minute 55: Agony

January 27th, 2017

20:05

Silence. The logs flame in the hearth.

Guest commentator: Matt Belknap

Attack of the Clones Minute 54: Space Ducks

January 26th, 2017

22:21

The dessert is some kind of fruit. PADME picks up her fork and goes to spear a piece, but it moves!

Guest commentator: Matt Belknap

Attack of the Clones Minute 53: Miss Kamino

January 25th, 2017

26:28

OBI-WAN and TAUN WE go out. The door slides closed. JANGO FETT turns to his son. He is deep in thought.

Guest commentator: Matt Belknap

Attack of the Clones Minute 52: Close the Door

January 24th, 2017

26:34

JANGO FETT comes in from the bedroom. He wears a jumpsuit.

Guest commentator: Matt Belknap

Attack of the Clones Minute 51: Reminiscent of the Cloud People

January 23rd, 2017

24:39

OBI-WAN, TAUN WE, and BOBA FETT enter the apartment. OBI-WAN looks around the room.

Guest commentator: Matt Belknap

Attack of the Clones Minute 50: Fake

January 20th, 2017

27:39

The SHAAK bucks, and ANAKIN falls off. PADME laughs even harder. ANAKIN lies still.

Guest commentator: Ricky Carmona

Attack of the Clones Minute 49: Vote for Yoda

January 19th, 2017

22:41

PADME and ANAKIN are in the middle of an idyllic hilly meadow, its lush grasses sprinkled with flowers. At a distance, a herd of SHAAKS graze contentedly.

Guest commentator: Ricky Carmona

Attack of the Clones Minute 48: Plain Hamburger

January 18th, 2017

23:22

THOUSANDS OF STORMTROOPERS, faces covered by helmets, are marching and drilling in formations of several hundred.

Guest commentator: Ricky Carmona

Attack of the Clones Minute 47: Cool Clones

January 17th, 2017

21:58

LAMA SU conducts OBI-WAN through a large eating area.

Guest commentator: Ricky Carmona

Attack of the Clones Minute 46: Lose Yourself

January 16th, 2017

27:42

ANAKIN kisses PADME. She doesn't resist. She comes to her senses and pulls away.

Guest commentator: Ricky Carmona

Attack of the Clones Minute 45: Creepy Swallow

January 13th, 2017

29:01

PADME becomes aware that ANAKIN is looking at her.

Guest commentator: Joseph Scrimshaw

Attack of the Clones Minute 44: Good Typo

January 12th, 2017

26:12

OBI-WAN masks his surprise as they move away along the corridor.

Guest commentator: Joseph Scrimshaw

Attack of the Clones Minute 43: Wet Equivocation

January 11th, 2017

20:45

LAMA SU indicates a chair. OBI-WAN sits. TAUN WE hovers. The room is bathed in brilliant white light.

Guest commentator: Joseph Scrimshaw

Attack of the Clones Minute 42: Blissex

January 10th, 2017

27:57

A Brilliant white light. OBI-WAN pushes the soaking hood from his face.

Guest commentator: Joseph Scrimshaw

Attack of the Clones Minute 41: Bibblesplaining

January 9th, 2017

28:48

SIO BIBBLE and QUEEN JAMILLIA exchange a look. Something is going on here.

Guest commentator: Joseph Scrimshaw

Attack of the Clones Minute 40: Personal Vision

January 6th, 2017

34:34

QUEEN JAMILLIA is seated on the throne, flanked by SIO BIBBLE and a COUPLE OF ADVISORS.

Guest commentator: Riley Silverman

Attack of the Clones Minute 39: Dangerous and Disturbing

January 5th, 2017

30:05

ANAKIN and PADME walk toward the palace. ARTOO continues to follow.

Guest commentator: Riley Silverman

Attack of the Clones Minute 38: We're the Jedi

January 4th, 2017

23:09

There is a brief pause. Then a CHILD puts its hand up. YODA nods.

Guest commentator: Riley Silverman

Attack of the Clones Minute 37: The Bear Clan

January 3rd, 2017

33:02

OBI-WAN comes out onto the veranda and stops, watching TWENTY or so FOUR-YEAR-OLDS doing training exercises, supervised by YODA.

Guest commentator: Riley Silverman

Attack of the Clones Minute 36: Alex P. Keaton

January 2nd, 2017

22:11

The great, gloomy hold is crowded with EMIGRANTS and their belongings.

Guest commentator: Riley Silverman

Attack of the Clones Minute 35: A House on Elm Street

December 30th, 2016

30:18

JOCASTA NU taps the keyboard and frowns.

Guest commentator: Kelly Anneken

Attack of the Clones Minute 34: None of Us Here

December 29th, 2016

32:31

DEXTER grins. He puts the dart down between them.

Guest commentator: Kelly Anneken

Attack of the Clones Minute 33: Little More Than a Novelty

December 28th, 2016

29:12

DEXTER picks up the dart delicately between his puffy fingers and peers at it.

Guest commentator: Kelly Anneken

Attack of the Clones Minute 32: Gaslighting the Gaslighter

December 27th, 2016

32:13

OBI-WAN comes to a kind of alien diner. On the steamed-up window it says "DEX'S DINER" in alien lettering. He goes inside.

Guest commentator: Kelly Anneken

Attack of the Clones Minute 31: Podme

December 26th, 2016

25:18

ANAKIN and PADME, dressed in Outland peasant outfits, get up and head for the door where CAPTAIN TYPHO, DORME and OBI-WAN are waiting to hand them their luggage.

Guest commentator: Kelly Anneken

Attack of the Clones Minute 30: Nothing Happens on Naboo

December 23rd, 2016

26:06

A small bus speeds toward the massive freighter docks of Coruscant's Industrial area.

Guest commentator: Crystal Beth

Attack of the Clones Minute 29: Showin' Off Mad Skillz

December 22nd, 2016

29:28

ANAKIN backs away as PADME turns and goes back to her packing.

Guest commentator: Crystal Beth

Attack of the Clones Minute 28: Pianos

December 21st, 2016

26:55

ANAKIN and JAR JAR stand near the door of the anteroom to PADME'S bedroom. PADME and DORME move about packing luggage.

Guest commentator: Crystal Beth

Attack of the Clones Minute 27: Marriott

December 20th, 2016

25:52

MACE WINDU and YODA walk down the long hallways, silhouetted by a lit room at the end.

Guest commentator: Crystal Beth

Attack of the Clones Minute 26: Infomercial

December 19th, 2016

23:48

The vast Jedi Temple sits on an endless flat plain, silhouetted by a against the traffic-filled sky.

Guest commentator: Crystal Beth

Attack of the Clones Minute 25: A Horse's Hoof

December 16th, 2016

33:38

OBI-WAN and ANAKIN look up to see an ARMOURED ROCKET-MAN taking off from a roof high above.

Guest commentator: Steele Saunders

Attack of the Clones Minute 24: The Matrix

December 15th, 2016

31:30

The gun is raised to aim directly at his back, and suddenly OBI-WAN turns fast. His lightsaber flashes. There is a shrill SCREAM and ZAM'S ARM hits the floor.

Guest commentator: Steele Saunders

Attack of the Clones Minute 23: No-Name Sport Involving Robots

December 14th, 2016

44:30

OBI-WAN heads for the bar. ANAKIN blinks in surprise, then moves into the room, where ALIEN FACES look back at him with hostility, suspicion, and invitation as he moves among the tables.

Guest commentator: Steele Saunders

Attack of the Clones Minute 22: Backdoor Kenobi

December 13th, 2016

26:44

Ahead, ZAM turns in through a door and disappears. A nightclub sign is flashing over the door.

Guest commentator: Steele Saunders

Attack of the Clones Minute 21: One-Minute Car Crash

December 12th, 2016

31:08

Just as the dragster is about to nose dive into the ground, ZAM pulls it out, and it slides hard on the pavement in a shower of sparks. ANAKIN goes …

Attack of the Clones Minute 20: Jedi Janitor

December 9th, 2016

25:41

ANAKIN jumps out of the speeder.

Guest commentator: Cassandra Fredrickson

Attack of the Clones Minute 19: Karate Schools

December 8th, 2016

28:52

ANAKIN turns up a side street, zooming up several small passageways, then stops, hovering about fifty stories up.

Guest commentator: Jim O'Kane

Attack of the Clones Minute 18: This Is Where a Human Would Be Laughing

December 7th, 2016

34:45

Huge electrical bolts shoot between the buildings as the speeders pass.

Guest commentator: Scott Carelli

Attack of the Clones Minute 17: G-g-g-g-g-g-g

December 6th, 2016

29:28

OBI-WAN falls fifty stories, until a speeder drops down next to him, and he manages to grab onto the back end of the speeder and haul himself toward …

Attack of the Clones Minute 16: F-canon

December 5th, 2016

34:52

When the pilot of the speeder, a scruffy bounty hunter called ZAM WESELL, sees the DROID approach with OBI-WAN hanging on, she pulls a long rifle out …

Attack of the Clones Minute 15: The Valet's First Day

December 2nd, 2016

25:45

OBI-WAN sees the DROID outside the window and races straight at it, crashing through the blinds as he goes through the window.

Guest commentator: J. Kenji López-Alt

Attack of the Clones Minute 14: Kouhuns from Indoumodo

December 1st, 2016

22:14

TWO DEADLY LOOKING CENTIPEDE-LIKE KOUHUNS exit the tube, crawl through the blinds and head toward the sleeping PADME.

Guest commentator: J. Kenji López-Alt

Attack of the Clones Minute 13: A Mirror in the Laser Grid

November 30th, 2016

22:18

As PADME sleeps, a PROBE DROID approaches outside her window.

Guest commentator: J. Kenji López-Alt

Attack of the Clones Minute 12: To Kill a Senator

November 29th, 2016

22:14

OBI-WAN checks a palm-sized view scanner he has pulled out of his utility belt. It shows a shot of ARTOO by the door, but no sign of PADME on the bed.

Attack of the Clones Minute 11: A Brightly Lit Dark Alley

November 28th, 2016

22:14

The door to the apartment slides open, and OBI-WAN enters.

Guest commentator: J. Kenji López-Alt

Attack of the Clones Minute 10: Implied in our Mandate

November 25th, 2016

23:27

OBI-WAN gives ANAKIN a dirty look.

Guest commentator: Tony Consiglio

Attack of the Clones Minute 9: Diplodiaclect

November 24th, 2016

23:49

JAR JAR walks into the corridor, where TWO JEDI are exiting the elevator.

Guest commentator: Tony Consiglio

Attack of the Clones Minute 8: Inner Darkness

November 23rd, 2016

27:40

A graceful skyscraper twinkles in the evening light of Coruscant.

Guest commentator: Tony Consiglio

Attack of the Clones Minute 7: Madame

November 22nd, 2016

27:23

As the JEDI leave the office, PALPATINE continues to pace behind his desk.

Guest commentator: Tony Consiglio

Attack of the Clones Minute 6: A Flea on a Hot Brick

November 21st, 2016

30:21

YODA and MACE WINDU move to greet the SENATOR, YODA taps AMIDALA with his cane.

Guest commentator: Tony Consiglio

Attack of the Clones Minute 5: President Sheev

November 18th, 2016

41:14

CHANCELLOR PALPATINE sits behind his desk with TWO RED-CLAD ROYAL GUARDS on either side of the door. YODA, PLOT KOON, KI-AD-MUNDI, and MACE WINDU sit across from him.

Attack of the Clones Minute 4: Looks Like We Made It

November 17th, 2016

31:37

The DIGNITARIES and PILOTS are hurled to the ground as the starship is destroyed.

Attack of the Clones Minute 3: Naboobian Biplane

November 16th, 2016

25:57

The sun glints off the chrome hulls of the sleek Naboo spacecraft as they navigate between the buildings of the capital planet.

Attack of the Clones Minute 2: The Role of the Jedi

November 15th, 2016

26:00

This separatist movement has made it difficult for the limited number of Jedi Knights to maintain peace and order in the galaxy.

SW Special Edition Minute 104: Outtake Reel

October 17th, 2016

59:19

As Luke heads for his ship, another pilot rushes up to him and grabs his arm.

Guest commentator: Matt Belknap

SW Special Edition Minute 44: Rachios

September 8th, 2016

44:22

The landspeeder zooms in to the spaceport of Mos Eisley, scattering small scurriers who jump to get out of the way.
Guest commentator: Ralph Attanasia

SW Special Edition Minute 54: Boogie

July 21st, 2016

35:36

Jabba the Hutt and a half-dozen grisly alien pirates and purple creatures stand in the middle of the docking bay.
Guest commentator: Matt Gourley

Phantom Menace Minute 137: You Can't Blame The Phantom Menace

May 31st, 2016

18:01

Alex and Pete finish their coverage of The Naboo Movie.

Phantom Menace Minute 135: The Jimmy Buffet Room

May 27th, 2016

17:11

Part five of the closing credits.
Guest Commentators: Kristen Siebecker and Ella Moran

Phantom Menace Minute 134: Wig Head

May 26th, 2016

18:25

Part four of the closing credits.
Guest Commentators: Kristen Siebecker and Ella Moran

Phantom Menace Minute 133: Young Versions of Things

May 25th, 2016

24:19

Part three of the closing credits.
Guest Commentators: Kristen Siebecker and Ella Moran

Phantom Menace Minute 132: DUG!

May 24th, 2016

28:34

Part two of the closing credits.
Guest Commentators: Kristen Siebecker and Ella Moran

Phantom Menace Minute 131: Intermissions

May 23rd, 2016

26:47

Part one of the closing credits.
Guest Commentators: Kristen Siebecker and Ella Moran

Phantom Menace Minute 130: Octopus Pants

May 20th, 2016

20:46

BOSS NASS holds up the Globe of Peace. EVERYONE CHEERS.
The parade marches on.
Guest Commentators: Dan McCoy and Stuart Wellington

Phantom Menace Minute 129: Space Dirtbag

May 19th, 2016

29:10

CHILDEREN SING and throw flowers on the passing GUNGAN SOLDIERS. The CROWDS CHEER. It is a grand parade.
Guest Commentators: Dan McCoy and Stuart Wellington

Phantom Menace Minute 128: Dress Code

May 18th, 2016

24:25

QUI-GON's body goes up in flames as the JEDI COUNCIL, the QUEEN, SIO BIBBLE, CAPTAIN PANAKA, the HANDMAIDENS, ABOUT ONE HUNDRED NABOO TROOPS, TWENTY OTHER JEDI, PALPATINE, OBI-WAN (standing with ANAKIN), JAR JAR, BOSS …

Phantom Menace Minute 127: Ace Window

May 17th, 2016

22:10

It is not quite sunset. YODA paces before OBI-WAN, who is kneeling in the center of the room.
Guest Commentators: Dan McCoy and Stuart Wellington

Phantom Menace Minute 126: Naboo Drifter

May 16th, 2016

23:11

The large, grand cruiser of the Supreme Chancellor lands in the courtyard of the main hangar.
Guest Commentators: Dan McCoy and Stuart Wellington

Phantom Menace Minute 125: Swinging from a Nozzle

May 13th, 2016

29:07

At the last moment, OBI-WAN jumps up out of the pit, calls QUI-GON's lightsaber to him, throwing DARTH MAUL off. The young JEDI swings with a vengeance, cutting the SITH
down.
Guest Commentator: Crystal Beth

Phantom Menace Minute 124: Still Not Podracing

May 12th, 2016

22:26

JAR JAR pushes one of the BATTLE DROIDS, and it falls over.
Guest Commentator: Crystal Beth

Phantom Menace Minute 123: The Shaft

May 11th, 2016

23:51

The bridge explodes.
Guest Commentator: Crystal Beth

Phantom Menace Minute 122: Kickin' and Flippin'

May 10th, 2016

37:06

PADME grabs two pistols, tosses one of the to CAPTAIN PANAKA and one to an OFFICER. She takes a third pistol and BLASTS the last of the BATTLE DROIDS.

Phantom Menace Minute 121: Husk to Husk

May 9th, 2016

34:09

SABE dressed like the Queen appears in the doorway with SEVERAL TROOPS.
Guest Commentator: Crystal Beth

Phantom Menace Minute 120: Intermission of the Laser Doors

May 6th, 2016

36:34

The SITH makes a quick move, bashes his lightsaber handle into QUI-GON's chin, and runs him through.
Guest Commentator: Greg Wyshynski

Phantom Menace Minute 119: Star Wipe

May 5th, 2016

27:39

ANAKIN regains control as his ship enters the space station hangar.
Guest Commentator: Greg Wyshynski

Phantom Menace Minute 118: Seven Chances

May 4th, 2016

35:31

JAR JAR attempts to escape on a wagon of energy balls but only manages to unhitch the back gate, causing all of the energy balls to roll out of the …

Phantom Menace Minute 117: Penalty Box

May 3rd, 2016

29:19

The SITH LORD, followed by QUI-GON, enters a long hallway filled with a series of deadly rays that go on and off in a pulsing pattern that shoots …

Phantom Menace Minute 116: Queensberry Rules

May 2nd, 2016

24:26

PADME, CAPTAIN PANAKA, and the OTHERS begin to climb up the wall.
Guest Commentator: Greg Wyshynski

Phantom Menace Minute 115: Dampen The Green

April 29th, 2016

28:31

CAPTAIN PANAKA blasts a hole in the window, and they make their way outside the building onto a ledge about six stories above a raging waterfall.

Phantom Menace Minute 114: Under Siege

April 28th, 2016

16:59

A giant dogfight ensues. ANAKIN's fighter flies into space above Naboo. ARTOO beeps a worried concern.
Guest Commentators: Rachael Fox and Songe Riddle

Phantom Menace Minute 113: Roundoff

April 27th, 2016

33:00

The SITH LORD's moves are incredible. He is fighting the TWO JEDI at once, flipping into the air, outmaneuvering them at every turn.
Guest Commentators: Rachael Fox and Songe Riddle

Phantom Menace Minute 112: Lyrics

April 26th, 2016

25:22

ANAKIN pushes a second button, and the lasers begin to fire, wiping out several DESTROYER DROIDS. ARTOO whistles a cheer.
Guest Commentators: Rachael Fox and Songe Riddle

Phantom Menace Minute 111: Futhark

April 25th, 2016

35:10

As they are about to go through the door, suddenly everyone scatters, revealing DARTH MAUL standing in the doorway.
Guest Commentators: Rachael Fox and Songe Riddle

Phantom Menace Minute 110: The Big Gungan Goo-Ball Battle

April 22nd, 2016

32:00

The BATTLE DROIDS reconfigure into their standing position. The GUNGANS get ready for an attack.
Guest Commentator: Heather Antos

Phantom Menace Minute 109: Antics

April 21st, 2016

30:07

The tanks stop firing, and the GUNGANS CHEER, until they see the doors to the massive transports open, and racks of BATTLE DROIDS are pulled out and …

Phantom Menace Minute 108: The Wilhelm Lottery

April 20th, 2016

55:32

ANAKIN hides behind one of the Naboo fighters, ducking as large bolts whiz past and EXPLODE near him. PADME and the TWO JEDI destroy BATTLE DROIDS …

Phantom Menace Minute 107: Storming the Castle

April 19th, 2016

22:57

PADME, followed by EIRTAE, OBI-WAN, QUI-GON, ANAKIN, and ARTOO, stealthily makes her way toward the entrance to the main hangar.
Guest Commentator: …

Phantom Menace Minute 106: Most Amusing

April 18th, 2016

31:58

The GUNGAN ARMY heads out of the swamp and onto the rolling grassy hills.
Guest Commentator: Klee Wiggins

Phantom Menace Minute 105: Undercover Boss

April 15th, 2016

20:43

NUTE, RUNE, DARTH MAUL, OOM-9, and a hologram of DARTH SIDIOUS walk through the throne room.
Guest Commentator: John Mathot

Phantom Menace Minute 104: Chunks of Robe

April 14th, 2016

26:40

JAR JAR's eyes roll back, his tongue flops out and he faints.
FOUR SPEEDERS pull up to the GROUP.
Guest Commentator: John Mathot

Phantom Menace Minute 103: Looking into a Shofar

April 13th, 2016

22:39

A GUNGAN SENTRY sits on top of an ancient temple head, searching the landscape with a pair of electrobinoculars.
Guest Commentator: John Mathot

Phantom Menace Minute 102: Naboo Thanksgiving

April 12th, 2016

22:11

PADME drops to her knees and prostrates herself before BOSS NASS.
Guest Commentator: John Mathot

Phantom Menace Minute 101: Whiffenpoof Forest

April 11th, 2016

21:04

QUEEN AMIDALA steps forward. CAPTAIN PANAKA and the JEDI stand behind her.
Guest Commentator: John Mathot

Phantom Menace Minute 100: Soft Loss

April 8th, 2016

27:46

JAR JAR exits the swamp lake and walks over to QUEEN AMIDALA, CAPTAIN
PANAKA, OBI-WAN, and QUI-GON.
Guest Commentator:
Jacob Sirof

Phantom Menace Minute 99: The Jedi Brogue

April 7th, 2016

26:56

The Naboo spacecraft has landed in the Gungan swamp. TROOPS unload the ships in the background as OBI-WAN approaches QUI-GON.
Guest Commentator:
Jacob Sirof

Phantom Menace Minute 97: The Throbbing Force

April 5th, 2016

29:15

AMIDALA enters the ship, followed by her HANDMAIDENS. JAR JAR hugs QUI-GON and ANAKIN.
Guest Commentator:
Jacob Sirof

Phantom Menace Minute 96: There's Math For This

April 4th, 2016

40:29

The wind whips at ANAKIN as he listens to the JEDI.
Guest Commentator:
Jacob Sirof

Phantom Menace Minute 95: Compliment Sandwich

April 2nd, 2016

21:57

ANAKIN watches as QUI-GON and OBI-WAN exchange angry looks.
Patreon Guest Commentator:
Adam Stearn

Never Say Never Again Minute 95: Disco Closet

April 1st, 2016

31:05

Bond sneaks off to meet up with Domino. Guest Commentator: "Irvin Kershner"

Phantom Menace Minute 94: Theology Fanfic

March 31st, 2016

32:00

ANAKIN, OBI-WAN, and QUI-GON stand before the TWELVE MEMBERS OF THE JEDI
COUNCIL.
Patreon Guest Commentator: The Mysterious M

Phantom Menace Minute 93: President Three-Eyed Goat-Man

March 30th, 2016

19:21

AMIDALA and her RETINUE exit the room.
Patreon Guest Commentator: Peteloaf

Phantom Menace Minute 92: Defer to the Puppet

March 29th, 2016

23:08

QUEEN AMIDALA is standing, staring out the window, with JAR JAR. The lights of the city shimmer before them.
Patreon Guest Commentator: Ben Szmidt

Phantom Menace Minute 91: Cold and Thirsty

March 28th, 2016

22:11

MACE WINDU turns the viewing screen off and nods toward YODA.
Patreon Guest Commentator: Brian Klein

Phantom Menace Minute 90: Grebleips

March 25th, 2016

50:52

OBI-WAN and QUI-GON stand outside the palace on a balcony.
Guest Commentator: Joe Dator

Phantom Menace Minute 89: House of Farr

March 24th, 2016

32:42

VALORUM confers with several of his AIDES and VICE CHAIRMAN MAS AMEDDA.
PALPATINE whispers something to the QUEEN.
Guest Commentator: Joe Dator

Phantom Menace Minute 88: Space Politics

March 23rd, 2016

26:33

The Naboo congressional box floats into the center.
Guest Commentator: Joe Dator

Phantom Menace Minute 87: Who's Gonna Count?

March 22nd, 2016

37:31

The doors open, and ANAKIN enters the Queen's quarters.
RABE greets ANAKIN as TWO OTHER HANDMAIDENS come and go into the next room.
Guest Commentator: Joe Dator

Phantom Menace Minute 86: By-laws

March 21st, 2016

33:10

The JEDI all look to one another. They nod and turn back to OBI-WAN and QUI-GON.
Guest Commentator: Joe Dator

Phantom Menace Minute 85: The Anti-Bounty Hunter Scene

March 18th, 2016

49:10

QUI-GON stands in a tall stately room. Twelve JEDI sit in a semi-circle.
Guest Commentator: Chris Radtke

Phantom Menace Minute 84: Delete the Feed

March 17th, 2016

24:44

QUEEN AMIDALA is sitting listening to PALPATINE. EIRTAE and RABE stand behind the QUEEN; PADME is nowhere to be seen.
Guest Commentator: Chris Radtke

Phantom Menace Minute 83: Loverboy

March 16th, 2016

26:21

ANAKIN and JAR JAR join the QUEEN, PALPATINE, PADME, RABE and EIRTAE in the taxi.
Guest Commentator: Chris Radtke

Phantom Menace Minute 82: Finis

March 15th, 2016

25:57

The sleek Naboo spacecraft lands on the platform high above the street level of the galactic capital.
Guest Commentator: Chris Radtke

Phantom Menace Minute 81: The Ric Olie Letdown

March 14th, 2016

26:47

The spacecraft flies over the endless cityscape of Coruscant, the capital of the galaxy.
Guest Commentator: Chris Radtke

Phantom Menace Minute 80: Deep on Japor

March 11th, 2016

33:10

PADME gives him her over-jacket.
Guest Commentator: Ron Richards

Phantom Menace Minute 79: Spider Chair

March 10th, 2016

40:24

NUTE sits in a strange, mechanical walking chair, which approaches SIO BIBBLE and SEVERAL OTHER NABOO OFFICIALS.
Guest Commentator: Ryan Haupt

Phantom Menace Minute 78: Hors D'oeuvres of the Sith

March 9th, 2016

30:35

The ramp closes, and the Naboo craft rockets away, leaving the Sith Lord standing alone.
Guest Commentator: Keith Phipps

Phantom Menace Minute 77: The Nicest Psycho in the Galaxy

March 8th, 2016

22:03

QUI-GON and ANAKIN run toward the Naboo spacecraft. ANAKIN is having a hard time keeping up.
Guest Commentator: John Kovalic

Phantom Menace Minute 76: Capri Sun

March 7th, 2016

23:33

SHMI hugs ANAKIN, then turns him around so he is facing QUI-GON, and off he marches, like the brave little trooper that he is.
Guest Commentator: Mike Norton

Phantom Menace Minute 75: Grandroid

March 4th, 2016

25:17

THREEPIO stares at ANAKIN as he rushes out of the room.
Guest Commentator: Jordan D. White

Phantom Menace Minute 74: Hints of Cindel

March 3rd, 2016

24:35

ANAKIN hugs his mom and starts for the other room, then stops.
Guest Commentator: Jordan D. White

Phantom Menace Minute 73: Jedi Party

March 2nd, 2016

23:51

ANAKIN thinks, looks to his mother, then to QUI-GON.
Guest Commentator: Jordan D. White

Phantom Menace Minute 72: Line Change

March 1st, 2016

28:45

ANAKIN pulls a bag of coins out of his pocket.
Guest Commentator: Jordan D. White

Phantom Menace Minute 71: Do The Jabba

February 29th, 2016

28:42

JAR JAR gives ANAKIN a great hug, then PADME gives him a hug, then SHMI.
Guest Commentator: Jordan D. White

Phantom Menace Minute 70: Punda tah Punda

February 26th, 2016

18:35

PADME and JAR JAR jump up and down with excitment, PADME screaming for joy. ARTOO and KITSTER whistle hysterically. QUI-GON and SHMI smile. ANAKIN races over the finish line, the winner.
Guest Commentator: Jenny Jaffe

Phantom Menace Minute 69: The Road to El Dorado

February 25th, 2016

21:12

They race side by side down the final stretch of the track.
Guest Commentator: Jenny Jaffe

Phantom Menace Minute 68: Emoji

February 24th, 2016

21:17

One of the parts on Anakin's engines begins to shake loose. ANAKIN sees it and switches over to an auxiliary system.
Guest Commentator: Jenny Jaffe

Phantom Menace Minute 67: Alien Flags

February 23rd, 2016

23:24

On a tight corner, ANAKIN dives to the inside and takes the lead.
Guest Commentator: Jenny Jaffe

Phantom Menace Minute 66: Warka

February 22nd, 2016

21:26

ANAKIN finally catches up with SEBULBA, and runs neck and neck over the rough terrain.
Guest Commentator: Jenny Jaffe

Phantom Menace Minute 65: Belting the Loop

February 19th, 2016

28:29

The crowd stands and YELLS as the Podracers scream off into the distance. QUI-GON and PADME look worried.
Guest Commentator: Asterios Kokkinos

Phantom Menace Minute 64: Mariomar

February 18th, 2016

22:41

ANAKIN works his way through a dense mass of racers as they zoom over a dune sea, kicking up dust.
Guest Commentator: Asterios Kokkinos

Phantom Menace Minute 63: Placebo

February 17th, 2016

34:21

ARTOO, down in the pits with KITSTER, lets out a worried sigh.
Guest Commentator: Asterios Kokkinos

Phantom Menace Minute 62: The Penultimate Race

February 16th, 2016

30:12

The Podracers fly across the desert. SEBULBA is running neck and neck with MAWHONIC.
Guest Commentator: Asterios Kokkinos

Phantom Menace Minute 61: Bag of Planets

February 15th, 2016

36:37

ANAKIN'S engine floods and coughs - then dies. All the other Podracers except one swerve around him and disappear down the track.
Guest Commentator: Asterios Kokkinos

Phantom Menace Minute 60: Who Was This Frog

February 12th, 2016

26:15

Jabba bites off the head of a frog and spits it at a gong, signaling the start of the race.
Guest Commentator: Paul Rust

Phantom Menace Minute 59: Gardulla's Bib Fortuna

February 11th, 2016

21:43

SHMI looks nervously to QUI-GON as he enters a veiwing platform. PADME and JAR JAR are already on board.
Guest Commentator: Paul Rust

Phantom Menace Minute 58: Sustained

February 10th, 2016

18:22

PADME moves away as SEBULBA edges his way next to ANAKIN and gives him a sinister grin.
Guest Commentator: Paul Rust

Phantom Menace Minute 57: The Fart Itself

February 9th, 2016

29:27

Pods are pulled by a wide variety of CREATURES and are led by aliens carrying flags.
Guest Commentator: Paul Rust

Phantom Menace Minute 56: Shakespeare

February 8th, 2016

36:23

On the left side of the tracks across from the grandstands, a line of Podracers emerges from the large hangar, surrounded by several CREW MEMBERS.

Phantom Menace Minute 55: So Platonic

February 5th, 2016

19:18

One of Darth Maul's PROBE DROIDS slowly floats down the main street of Tatooine. It looks in shops and studies PEOPLE as it searches for OBI-WAN, …

Phantom Menace Minute 54: Even the Biggest Idiot

February 4th, 2016

24:44

WATTO tosses the cube down. QUI-GON lifts his hand slightly; it turns blue. QUI-GON smiles. WATTO is angry.
Guest Commentator: Joseph Scrimshaw

Phantom Menace Minute 53: Hakuna Matata

February 3rd, 2016

24:37

Sitting to one side, having his shoulders and neck massaged by TWIN YOBANAS, is SEBULBA.
Guest Commentator: Joseph Scrimshaw

Phantom Menace Minute 52: Dark Jazz

February 2nd, 2016

24:03

DARTH MAUL walks to the edge of the mesa and studies the landscape with a pair of electrobinoculars.
Guest Commentator: Joseph Scrimshaw

Phantom Menace Minute 51: Jerk Planet

February 1st, 2016

23:32

QUI-GON takes the blood stained chip and inserts it into the comlink, then calls OBI-WAN.
Guest Commentator: Joseph Scrimshaw

Phantom Menace Minute 50: It's Working!

January 29th, 2016

16:48

ANAKIN jumps into the little capsule behind the two giant engines.
Guest Commentator: Tony Thaxton

Phantom Menace Minute 49: Braces

January 28th, 2016

19:01

SEEK, WALD, and AMEE take off, laughing. JAR JAR is fiddling with one of the energy binder plates.
Guest Commentator: Tony Thaxton

Phantom Menace Minute 48: Kitster and Wald

January 27th, 2016

20:42

KITSTER (a young boy about Anakin's age), SEEK (a boy of ten), AMEE (a girl of six), and WALD (a Greedo Type, six years old) join ANAKIN, JAR JAR, …

Phantom Menace Minute 47: Ye Olde Hutt

January 26th, 2016

18:06

QUI-GON puts the comlink away as SHMI comes onto the porch
Guest Commentator: Tony Thaxton

Phantom Menace Minute 46: With the Jawas

January 25th, 2016

20:39

ANAKIN is embarrassed and steps forward.
Guest Commentator: Tony Thaxton

Phantom Menace Minute 45: Racially Unfortunate

January 22nd, 2016

34:34

QUI-GON walks in, and WATTO and ANAKIN join him.
Guest Commentator: Dan Telfer

Phantom Menace Minute 43: That Whole Moolah Thing

January 20th, 2016

22:21

QUI-GON looks to SHMI. She is upset.
Guest Commentator: Dan Telfer

Phantom Menace Minute 42: Say The Crystal

January 19th, 2016

23:32

JAR JAR attempts to snare another bit of food from the bowl with his tongue, but QUI-GON, in a flash, grabs it between his thumb and forefinger.
Guest Commentator: Dan Telfer

Phantom Menace Minute 41: Tell Us Why You Hate Them

January 18th, 2016

23:29

DARTH SIDIOUS and DARTH MAUL are walking along the balcony overlooking the vast city.
Guest Commentator: Dan Telfer

Phantom Menace Minute 40: Seeing Threepio

January 15th, 2016

17:46

ANAKIN shows off his ANDROID, which is lying on his workbench.
Guest Commentator: Paul Scheer

Phantom Menace Minute 39: Dummy Sides

January 14th, 2016

13:10

ANAKIN leads PADME into the other room. ARTOO follows, beeping all the way.
Guest Commentator: Paul Scheer

Phantom Menace Minute 38: Jira Dollars

January 13th, 2016

15:44

The wind is blowing hard as QUI-GON, JAR JAR, and PADME follow ANAKIN down the street and into a slave hovel.
Guest Commentator: Paul Scheer

Phantom Menace Minute 37: Nothing Is Going On

January 12th, 2016

11:37

JAR JAR opens his mouth in surprise, and the frog snaps away, ricochets around the market, and lands in Sebulba's soup, splashing him.
Guest …

Phantom Menace Minute 36: A Hat on a Hat on a Hat

January 11th, 2016

19:02

ANAKIN lets out a "yipee" and runs out the back.
Guest Commentator: Paul Scheer

Phantom Menace Minute 35: Save Me

January 8th, 2016

21:20

PADME turns, and ANAKIN looks sad as he watches her leave.
Guest Commentator: Matt Belknap

Phantom Menace Minute 34: The Old Mill

January 7th, 2016

32:26

ANAKIN looks at PADME defiantly.
Guest Commentator: Matt Belknap

Phantom Menace Minute 33: I Smell Angel

January 6th, 2016

22:47

ARTOO and QUI-GON follow WATTO toward the junk yard, leaving JAR JAR with PADME and the young boy ANAKIN.
Guest Commentator: Matt Belknap

Phantom Menace Minute 32: Vanilla Yogurt

January 5th, 2016

22:39

QUI-GON, JAR JAR, PADME, and ARTOO enter the dingy junk shop and are greeted by WATTO, a pudgy blue alien who flies on short little wings like a hummingbird.
Guest Commentator: Matt Belknap

Phantom Menace Minute 31: Tailorbots

January 4th, 2016

18:59

They start their trek across the desert toward the city of Mos Espa.
Guest Commentator: Matt Belknap

Phantom Menace Minute 30: The Garb of a Moisture Farmer

January 1st, 2016

24:19

The Naboo spacecraft lands in the desert in a swirl of dust.
Guest Commentator: Matt Gourley

Phantom Menace Minute 29: Made You Look

December 31st, 2015

19:08

AMIDALA and PADME exchange looks. PADME moves next to the DROID.
Guest Commentator: Matt Gourley

Phantom Menace Minute 28: Wigdar

December 30th, 2015

26:14

A second SITH LORD appears behind DARTH SIDIOUS.
Guest Commentator: Matt Gourley

Phantom Menace Minute 27: Tech Support

December 29th, 2015

20:53

The Naboo spacecraft races away from the Federation battleship.
Guest Commentator: Matt Gourley

Phantom Menace Minute 26: The Phil Collins Vampire Look

December 28th, 2015

30:13

The ship exits the hangar. BATTLE DROIDS standing in the hangar shoot at them.
Guest Commentator: Matt Gourley

Phantom Menace Minute 25: Left Behind

December 25th, 2015

29:09

OBI-WAN attacks the GUARDS around the PILOTS. QUI-GON stands, fighting off DROIDS as the OTHERS rush on board the spacecraft.
Guest Commentator: Ralph Attanasia

Phantom Menace Minute 24: Plan B

December 24th, 2015

23:42

QUI-GON, OBI-WAN, and JAR JAR sneak across on a walkway above the plaza and jump from a balcony to begin an attack to rescue the QUEEN.
Guest Commentator: Ralph Attanasia

Phantom Menace Minute 23: OOM, Nute and Rune

December 23rd, 2015

52:00

The SERGEANT marches the GROUP out of the throne room.
Guest Commentator: Ralph Attanasia
PLUS: Extra bonus interview with Nathan Hamill

Phantom Menace Minute 22: Planet Human

December 22nd, 2015

31:20

The waterfalls of Theed sparkle in the noonday sun.
Guest Commentator: Ralph Attanasia

Phantom Menace Minute 21: Dinotopia

December 21st, 2015

26:51

The COLO CLAW FISH leaps after the fleeing sub as it shoots out of the tunnel and into the waiting jaws of the SANDO AQUA MONSTER.
Guest Commentator: Ralph Attanasia

Phantom Menace Minute 20: Maxibig

December 18th, 2015

21:30

The lights flicker on, revealing an ugly COLO CLAW FISH right in front of them.
Guest Commentator: Tony Consiglio

Phantom Menace Minute 19: Abe Vigoda

December 17th, 2015

26:22

QUI-GON looks around and sees a huge, luminous OPEE SEA KILLER has hooked them with its long gooey tongue.
Guest Commentator: Tony Consiglio

Phantom Menace Minute 18: Othello

December 16th, 2015

23:03

A strange little submarine propels itself away from the Otoh Gunga, leaving the glow of the settlement in the distance.
Guest Commentator: Tony Consiglio

Phantom Menace Minute 17: The Chris Farley Part

December 15th, 2015

23:32

JAR JAR nods and joins the JEDI. QUI-GON waves his hand.
Guest Commentator: Tony Consiglio

Phantom Menace Minute 16: Legs

December 14th, 2015

21:28

A long circular judge's bench filled with GUNGAN OFFICIALS dominates the room.
Guest Commentator: Tony Consiglio

Phantom Menace Minute 15: Big Dudu

December 11th, 2015

15:41

Four GUARDS armed with long electro-poles ride two-legged KAADUS into the square.
Guest Commentators: Randy and Jason Sklar

Phantom Menace Minute 14: Degree of Difficulty

December 10th, 2015

20:03

QUI-GON and OBI-WAN swim behind JAR JAR, who is very much at home in the water.
Guest Commentators: Randy and Jason Sklar

Phantom Menace Minute 13: Comedy-First Species

December 9th, 2015

16:13

OBI-WAN and QUI-GON start to run. JAR JAR tries to keep up.
Guest Commentators: Ben Acker and Ben Blacker

Phantom Menace Minute 12: A Jingle of a Character

December 8th, 2015

37:05

QUI-GON and JAR JAR pull themselves out of the mud.
Guest Commentators: Ben Acker and Ben Blacker

Phantom Menace Minute 11: Alien Race Face

December 7th, 2015

23:21

QUI-GON runs through the strange landscape, glancing back to see the monstrous troop transports, emerging from the mist. Animals begin to run past him in a panic.
Guest Commentators: Ben Acker and Ben Blacker

Phantom Menace Minute 10: Invasion!

December 4th, 2015

43:51

The QUEEN, EIRTAE, SACHE and her Governor, SIO BIBBLE, stand before a hologram of SENATOR PALPATINE, a thin, kindly man.
Guest Commentator: Josh …

Phantom Menace Minute 9: Pregnant To

December 3rd, 2015

31:53

On the view screen, QUEEN AMIDALA appears in her throne room.
Guest Commentator: Josh Flanagan

Phantom Menace Minute 8: Mr. Roper

December 2nd, 2015

27:48

The Jedi materialize at the far end of the hallway and dash through the doorway that slams shut.
Guest Commentator: Josh Flanagan

Phantom Menace Minute 7: That Whispery Voice

December 1st, 2015

26:42

QUI-GON makes his way to the bridge door and begins to cut through it.
Guest Commentator: Josh Flanagan

Phantom Menace Minute 6: Gasmaster

November 30th, 2015

32:32

BATTLE DROIDS cock their weapons as a figure stumbles out of the smoke.
Guest Commentator: Josh Flanagan

Star Wars Minute: Weekend Edition #34

November 28th, 2015

59:19

Jordan D. White joins us to discuss ratings, spinoffs, and (of course) canon.

Phantom Menace Minute 5: Over Such Great Distance

November 27th, 2015

21:41

Nute Gunray and Daultay Dofine stand, stunned, before TC-14.

Phantom Menace Minute 4: I Feel Nothing

November 26th, 2015

31:38

The Jedi lower their hoods and look out a large window at the lush green planet of Naboo.

Phantom Menace Minute 3: Perfectly Legal

November 25th, 2015

29:55

The captain looks to her view screen, where Nute Gunray, an odd-looking Neimoidian trade viceroy, waits for a reply.

Phantom Menace Minute 2: Civics Lessons From a Fictional Universe

November 24th, 2015

20:26

Turmoil has engulfed the Galactic Republic. The taxation of trade routes to outlying star systems is in dispute.

Ewok: A Live Adventure!

October 19th, 2015

1:25:15

Guest commentators Dan McCoy, Stuart Wellington and Jenny Jaffe help us analyze 1984's 'Caravan of Courage: An Ewok Adventure'

Pre-Prequel Special 2: The Interview

September 29th, 2015

1:06:39

Guest host Jason Crane digs into the history of Star Wars Minute in this hour-long interview with Pete and Alex.

Pre-Prequel Special 1: The Naboo Movie Trailer

August 28th, 2015

1:26:36

We analyze the first trailer for the Naboo Movie with special guest Crystal Beth.

Jedi Minute 131: You're The Bongo

July 6th, 2015

27:42

Part IV of the closing credits.
Guest commentator: Chris Radtke

Jedi Minute 130: Half a Billion Dollars

July 3rd, 2015

24:51

Part III of the closing credits.
Guest commentator: Chris Radtke

Jedi Minute 129: The Topps Boys

July 2nd, 2015

26:00

Part II of the closing credits.
Guest commentator: Chris Radtke

Jedi Minute 128: Or Don't Come Back At All

July 1st, 2015

33:39

Part I of the closing credits.
Guest commentator: David Hahn

Jedi Minute 127: Force Ghosts

June 30th, 2015

40:48

The original group of adventurers watch from the sidelines. Only Luke seems distracted, alone in their midsts, his thoughts elsewhere.
Guest commentator: David Hahn

Jedi Minute 126: The Cartwheeling Ewok

June 29th, 2015

32:12

Rebels and Ewoks rejoice in the warm glow of firelight, drums beating, singing, dancing, and laughing in the communal language of victory and liberation.
Guest commentator: David Hahn

Jedi Minute 125: Hiding Under the Bed

June 26th, 2015

27:31

Luke sets a torch to the logs stacked under a funeral pyre where his father's body lies, again dressed in black mask and helmet.
Guest commentator: Kevin Maher

Jedi Minute 124: Mister T's Milk

June 25th, 2015

30:21

Han looks town from the sky to Leia, a look of concern on his face. Leia continues to look at the sky as though listening for a silent voice.
Guest commentator: Ron Richards

Jedi Minute 123: Lando's Atonement

June 24th, 2015

32:14

Finally, just as it looks like the Falcon will not make it, Lando expertly pilots the craft out of the exploding superstructure and whizzes toward the Sanctuary Moon, only a moment before the Death Star supernovas into …

Jedi Minute 122: Odin

June 23rd, 2015

27:20

The Falcon heads for the main reactor, and when it is dangerously close, Lando fires the missiles, which shoot out of the Falcon with a powerful …

Jedi Minute 121: Seven British Actors

June 22nd, 2015

31:44

Darth Vader, Anakin Skywalker...Luke's father, dies.
Guest commentator: John Kovalic

Jedi Minute 120: Who Cares What You Want

June 19th, 2015

23:37

Slowly, hesitantly, Luke removes the mask from his father's face. There beneath the scars is an elderly man.
Guest commentators: Songe Riddle and Rachael Noel Fox

Jedi Minute 119: Commander Fleckter

June 18th, 2015

25:54

The Rebel pilot screams as his ship hits the Star Destroyer, causing a huge explosion.
Guest commentators: Songe Riddle and Rachael Noel Fox

Jedi Minute 118: Barada Is Detente

June 17th, 2015

33:29

The Rebel ships peel off pursued by three of the TIE's, while Lando and Wedge continue through the main tunnel.
Guest commentators: Songe Riddle and Rachael Noel Fox

Jedi Minute 117: The Death of an Evil Force Guy

June 16th, 2015

35:01

With one final burst of his once awesome strength, Darth Vader hurls the Emperor's body into the bottomless shaft.
Guest commentators: Songe Riddle and Rachael Noel Fox

Jedi Minute 116: Cosinga!

June 15th, 2015

27:49

Luke writhes on the floor in unbearable pain, reaching weakly up toward where Vader stands watching.
Guest commentators: Songe Riddle and Rachael Noel Fox

Jedi Minute 115: Darth Darth

June 12th, 2015

26:38

Blinding bolts of energy, evil lightning, shoot from the Emperor's hands at Luke.
Guest commentator: Meredith Woerner

Jedi Minute 114: Do You Validate?

June 11th, 2015

20:45

Luke looks at his father's mechanical hand, then to his own mechanical, black-gloved hand, and realizes how much he is becoming like his father.
Guest commentator: Meredith Woerner

Jedi Minute 113: Good Dark Side Stuff

June 10th, 2015

25:52

Luke ignites his lightsaber and screams in anger, rushing at his father with a frenzy we have not seen before.
Guest commentator: Meredith Woerner

Jedi Minute 112: Sister

June 9th, 2015

27:17

Vader stops and senses something. Luke shuts his eyes tightly, in anguish.
Guest commentator: Meredith Woerner

Jedi Minute 111: Doin' Han Solo Stuff

June 8th, 2015

34:28

As the door to the bunker opens and the Imperial troops rush out, they're surprised to find themselves surrounded by Rebels, their weapons pointed at them.
Guest commentator: Meredith Woerner

Jedi Minute 110: Sorry Not Sorry

June 5th, 2015

17:56

The young Jedi leaps in an amazing reverse flip up to the safety of the catwalk overhead. Vader stands below him.
Guest commentator: Ella Moran

Jedi Minute 109: Edward Microphonehands

June 4th, 2015

18:52

Luke looks momentarily toward the Emperor, then back to Vader, and realizes he is using the dark side.
Guest commentators: Kristen Siebecker and Ella Moran

Jedi Minute 108: The Switcheroos

June 3rd, 2015

18:04

Leia holds her laser gun ready, behind Han, out of view of the two stormtroopers moving toward them. Han and Leia's eyes lock; the moment seems …

Jedi Minute 107: Log Troopers

June 2nd, 2015

24:37

The Ewoks shout and cheer as the giant machine helps turn the tide of the battle in their favor.
Guest commentators: Kristen Siebecker and Ella Moran

Jedi Minute 106: Tempest the Chicken

June 1st, 2015

22:16

Chewie swings on a vine to the roof of one of the walkers. Two Ewoks cling to him.
Guest commentators: Kristen Siebecker and Ella Moran

Jedi Minute 105: Insular Dwarfism

May 29th, 2015

38:00

Luke can resist no longer. The lightsaber flies into his hand. He ignites it in an instant and swings at the Emperor.
Guest commentator: Ryan Haupt

Jedi Minute 104: Can't Knock the Space Battle

May 28th, 2015

26:51

Out of the window and on the view screens, the Rebel fleet is being decimated in blinding explosions of light and debris.
Guest commentator: Conor Kilpatrick

Jedi Minute 103: Nanta

May 27th, 2015

48:11

Two Ewoks are struck down by laser blasts. One tries to awaken his friend, then realizes that he is dead.
Guest commentator: Greg Wyshynski

Jedi Minute 102: Lando's Lollipop

May 26th, 2015

44:45

The air is thick with giant ships. In among them, Rebel X-wings dogfight with Imperial TIE fighters. Now an enormous Rebel cruiser is hit by the Death Star beam and is blown to dust.
Guest commentator: Myq Kaplan

Jedi Minute 100: Speaking Only In Cliches

May 22nd, 2015

42:48

The Falcon and other Rebel fighters are engaged in a ferocious combat with Imperial TIE fighters, the battle raging around the cruisers of the Rebel armada.
Guest commentator: Matt Belknap

Jedi Minute 99: A Lot of Ewok Comedy

May 21st, 2015

30:47

In the confusion of the battle, Han and Leia break away and dive for the cover of the bunker door as explosions erupt around them.
Guest commentator: Neil Campbell

Jedi Minute 98: Chicken Sandwiches

May 20th, 2015

20:12

All hell breaks loose as hundreds of Ewoks throw their fuzzy bodies into the fray against the assembled stormtroopers and their awesome two-legged walkers.
Guest commentator: Eric Carney

Jedi Minute 97: Two Levels of Fake Surprise

May 19th, 2015

23:45

The stormtroopers come around the tree and find the two droids waiting quietly to be taken. As the Imperial troops move to do that, however, a band of Ewoks drops down from above and overpowers them.
Guest commentator: …

Jedi Minute 96: The Best High School Bully of All Time

May 18th, 2015

35:05

Luke is in torment. He glances at his lightsaber sitting on the armrest of the throne. The Emperor watches him and smiles, touches the lightsaber.

Jedi Minute 95: Thanks, Captain

May 15th, 2015

18:33

The Falcon and the fighters of Red Squad veer off desperately to avoid the unseen wall.
Guest commentator: Joseph Scrimshaw

Jedi Minute 94: The Most Moist Alien

May 14th, 2015

25:34

The Millennium Falcon and several Rebel fighters are at the front as the space armada bears down on its target.
Guest commentator: Joseph Scrimshaw

Jedi Minute 93: Two Big Thumbs Up

May 13th, 2015

24:14

Luke's look darts from the Emperor to Vader and, finally, to the sword in the Emperor's hand.
Guest commentator: Joseph Scrimshaw

Jedi Minute 92: Throwing Darths

May 12th, 2015

20:59

Luke reacts. The Emperor notes it.
Guest commentator: Joseph Scrimshaw

Jedi Minute 91: Three-Jedi Monte

May 11th, 2015

19:39

The Emperor looks into his eyes and, for the first time, Luke can perceive the evil visage within the hood.
Guest commentator: Joseph Scrimshaw

Jedi Minute 90: Here Comes The Bride

May 8th, 2015

29:58

Vader and Luke enter the room alone. They walk across the dark space to stand before the throne, father and son side by side beneath the gaze of the Emperor.
Guest commentator: Tony Thaxton

Jedi Minute 89: A Dog Stole My Car

May 7th, 2015

19:48

Paploo sails through the trees, more lucky than in control. It's scary, but he loves it.
Guest commentator: Tony Thaxton

Jedi Minute 88: Ewok Army

May 6th, 2015

22:43

The Ewoks chatter a moment between themselves. Then Paploo jumps up and scampers into the underbrush.
Guest commentator: Tony Thaxton

Jedi Minute 87: All You Over There

May 5th, 2015

22:31

A giant Rebel Star Cruiser is up at the front, but now the Millennium Flacon roars up to a spot ahead of it, tiny in comparison.
Guest commentator: Tony Thaxton

Jedi Minute 86: Ketchup Naboo

May 4th, 2015

20:31

Han, Leia, Chewbacca, the droids, Wicket, and another Ewok scout, PAPLOO, hide on a ridge overlooking the massive Imperial shield generator.
Guest commentator: Tony Thaxton

Jedi Minute 85: Vader Being Vader

May 1st, 2015

16:43

Vader signals to some distant stormtroopers. He and Luke stand staring at one another for a long moment.
Guest commentator: Paul Rust

Jedi Minute 84: The Western Understanding of Good and Evil

April 30th, 2015

21:29

Vader looks down from Luke to the lightsaber in his own black-gloved hand. He seems to ponder Luke's words.
Guest commentator: Paul Rust

Jedi Minute 83: Skywalk

April 29th, 2015

25:39

Vader looks at Luke, turns away and faces the commander, taking the lightsaber from the commander's hand.
Guest commentator: Paul Rust

Jedi Minute 82: Bah!

April 28th, 2015

23:02

An Imperial shuttle floats down from the Death Star and lands gracefully on the huge platform.
Guest commentator: Paul Rust

Jedi Minute 81: Teeth Marks

April 27th, 2015

24:50

Leia holds back her tears as Luke slowly lets her go and moves away.
Guest commentator: Paul Rust

Jedi Minute 80: Dorothy Parker Sass Machine

April 24th, 2015

23:09

The conclusion of our live show from Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim!
Guest commentator: Matt Gourley

Jedi Minute 79: Literally Everything

April 23rd, 2015

23:19

Part 1 of our live show from Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim!
Guest commentator: Matt Gourley

Jedi Minute 78: Say Threepio

April 22nd, 2015

21:07

Luke has wandered away from the Chief's hut and stands staring up at the Death Star. Leia finds him like that.
Guest commentator: Matt Gourley

Jedi Minute 77: Yub Nubs

April 21st, 2015

19:59

At the end of it, the Chief, Logray, and the elders confer, then nod in agreement. The Chief stands and makes a pronouncement.
Guest commentator: Matt Gourley

Jedi Minute 76: The Nooch

April 20th, 2015

23:30

Threepio is in the midst of a long, animated speech in the Ewok's squeaky native tongue.
Guest commentator: Matt Gourley

Jedi Minute 75: You and Your Food

April 17th, 2015

22:31

Chief Chirpa yells orders to the cowering Ewoks. They rush up and release the bound prisoners.
Guest commentator: Crystal Beth

Jedi Minute 74: Telephone Sandwich

April 16th, 2015

20:58

Logray steps forward and challenges Threepio.
Guest commentator: Crystal Beth

Jedi Minute 73: Logray and The Golden God

April 15th, 2015

23:18

The drums start beating, and all the furry heads turn to the large hut. Leia emerges, wearing an animal-skin dress.
Guest commentator: Crystal Beth

Jedi Minute 72: Bright Tree Village

April 14th, 2015

27:06

Han is placed on a spit above what looks like a barbecue pit and the others are leaned against a tree nearby.
Guest commentator: Crystal Beth

Jedi Minute 71: Martin Short

April 13th, 2015

16:15

The Ewoks begin to chant at Threepio.
Guest commentator: Crystal Beth

Jedi Minute 70: Nixon

April 10th, 2015

32:00

As they regain their senses and sit up, they realize they are surrounded by dozens of ewoks, each brandishing a long spear.
Guest commentator: Asterios Kokkinos

Jedi Minute 69: Not My Lightsaber

April 9th, 2015

26:22

The group finds itself hanging upside down in an Ewok net, suspended high above the clearing.
Guest commentator: Asterios Kokkinos

Jedi Minute 68: Horse Pilot

April 8th, 2015

25:35

Luke runs with the helmet to where Han has found the charred wreckage of a speeder bike in the grass.
Guest commentator: Asterios Kokkinos

Jedi Minute 67: More Arch

April 7th, 2015

24:27

Vader enters the eerie, foreboding throne room.
Guest commentator: Asterios Kokkinos

Jedi Minute 66: A Very Sassy Time

April 6th, 2015

29:54

As they move into the foliage, Wicket takes the lead.
Guest commentator: Asterios Kokkinos

Jedi Minute 65: One Who Fears Hats

April 3rd, 2015

26:15

Leia senses something and turns to find a large IMPERIAL SCOUT standing over her with his weapon pointed at her head.
Guest commentator: Josh Flanagan

Jedi Minute 64: Cute Thing Moving

April 2nd, 2015

23:50

Reassured, Wicket lowers his spear and climbs back on the log, coming to investigate the helmet.
Guest commentator: Josh Flanagan

Jedi Minute 63: Wookiees in Half

April 1st, 2015

29:02

A strange little furry face with huge black eyes comes slowly into view.
Guest commentator: Josh Flanagan

Spaceballs Minute 63: Space Office

April 1st, 2015

22:39

CAPTAIN looks at VESPA with his mouth open. VESPA'S STUNT is a man with a cigar in his mouth.
Guest commentator: El Adam

Jedi Minute 62: Small Talk

March 31st, 2015

20:07

Luke and Han exchange a silent, grim look. Luke gets up wearily.
Guest commentator: Josh Flanagan

Jedi Minute 61: Bike Safety

March 30th, 2015

19:18

Luke rises from the undergrowth as the scout bears down on him and opens fire with his laser cannon.
Guest commentator: Josh Flanagan

Jedi Minute 60: Blimp Speed

March 27th, 2015

36:17

Leia dives off as her bike explodes against a tree.
Guest commentator: Mike Dawson

Jedi Minute 59: Hitting the Tree

March 26th, 2015

26:05

Luke leaps from his bike to the back of the scout's, grabs the Imperial warrior around the neck, and flips him off the bike, into a thick tree trunk.

Jedi Minute 58: Twig Snap

March 25th, 2015

24:03

Han sneaks up behind one of the scouts, steps on a twig and the scout whirls, knocking Han into a tree.
Guest commentator: Jeff Manley

Jedi Minute 57: Polo

March 24th, 2015

24:26

Leia motions for the squad to stay put, then she, Han, Luke and Chewie start quietly down.
Guest commentator: Chris Schweizer

Jedi Minute 56: Sheev

March 23rd, 2015

20:19

Everyone breaths a sigh of relief. Everyone but Luke, who looks worried. Chewie barks.
Guest commentator: Bob Fingerman

Jedi Minute 55: Mostly Brown

March 20th, 2015

17:39

Chewie barks his worries as the Super Star Destroyer grows larger out the window.
Guest commentator: Doug Benson

Jedi Minute 54: Sim Aloo

March 19th, 2015

20:15

Vader bows, then turns and exits the throne room as the Emperor walks toward the waiting council members.
Guest commentator: Doug Benson

Jedi Minute 53: Are You Awake?

March 18th, 2015

22:29

Han's glance has stuck on something out the window: the Millennium Falcon. Leia nudges him gently.
Guest commentator: Doug Benson

Jedi Minute 52: A Ridiculous Amount of Extras

March 17th, 2015

23:15

Han and Lando pause, then exchange salutes.
Guest commentator: Doug Benson

Jedi Minute 51: Lawful Dumb

March 16th, 2015

18:27

The commanders part, and there at the back stands Luke. Han and Leia are surprised and delighted.
Guest commentator: Doug Benson

Jedi Minute 50: Reset

March 13th, 2015

30:12

Admiral Ackbar steps forward and points to the Death Star's force field and the Moon of Endor.
Guest commentator: Chris Radtke

Jedi Minute 49: Throw Another Bothan on the Fire

March 12th, 2015

26:28

Mon Mothma turns to a holographic model of the Death Star, the Endor moon and the protecting deflector shield in the center of the room.
Guest …

Jedi Minute 48: Future Jedi Academy

March 11th, 2015

35:08

Hundreds of Rebel commanders of all races and forms are assembled in the WAR ROOM. WEDGE is among them.
Guest commentator: Chris Radtke

Jedi Minute 47: Lies Upon Lies

March 10th, 2015

23:15

As Ben speaks, Luke settles on a stump, mesmerized. Artoo comes over to offer his comforting presence.
Guest commentator: Chris Radtke

Jedi Minute 46: Webelo

March 9th, 2015

25:44

Luke looks up to see the shimmering image of BEN KENOBI.
Guest commentator: Chris Radtke

Jedi Minute 45: Swim Everywhere

March 6th, 2015

23:36

A shiver runs through the ancient green creature, and he dies. Luke stares at his dead master as he disappears in front of his eyes.
Guest commentator: Tony Consiglio

Jedi Minute 44: Smoosh The Puppet Up

March 5th, 2015

17:13

Yoda opens his eyes again and studies the youth.
Guest commentator: Tony Consiglio

Jedi Minute 43: Especially Wonky

March 4th, 2015

20:06

A new look of concern crosses Yoda's face. He closes his eyes.
Guest commentator: Tony Consiglio

Jedi Minute 42: The Receipt

March 3rd, 2015

25:22

Yoda's eyes are full of weariness and compassion. An odd, sad smile creases his face. He turns painfully on his side, away from Luke.
Guest …

Jedi Minute 41: Yoda's Butler

March 2nd, 2015

19:48

Yoda sits himself on his bed, with great effort.
Guest commentator: Tony Consiglio

Jedi Minute 40: Racehorse

February 27th, 2015

29:06

Luke is sitting in a corner of the cramped space and, indeed, his look has been woeful.
Guest commentator: Jenny Jaffe

Jedi Minute 39: In Love with the Landing Gear

February 26th, 2015

21:52

Once again, Artoo finds himself waiting around in the damp environs of the swamp planet, and he's none too happy about it.
Guest commentator: Jenny Jaffe

Jedi Minute 38: The Naked Emperor

February 25th, 2015

27:09

Vader rises and falls in next to the Emperor as he slowly makes his way along the rows of troops.
Guest commentator: Jenny Jaffe

Jedi Minute 37: Challenge Board

February 24th, 2015

27:33

The little skiff skips around the burning Sail Barge, which continues its chain of explosions.
Guest commentator: Jenny Jaffe

Jedi Minute 36: Frisbees and Lightsabers

February 23rd, 2015

24:54

Luke runs along the empty deck toward Leia and the barge gun, which she has brought around to point down at the deck.
Guest commentator: Jenny Jaffe

Jedi Minute 35: The Happiest Place on Earth

February 20th, 2015

22:50

The deck gunners have Chewie and the desperate dangling human chain in their gun sights when something up on deck commands their attention: Luke, standing before them like a pirate king, ignites his lightsaber.
Guest …

Jedi Minute 34: Hot Heels

February 19th, 2015

24:08

The Exalted Hutt's huge tail spasms through its death throes and then slams down into final stillness.
Guest commentators: Dan McCoy, Elliott Kalan, and Stuart Wellington

Jedi Minute 33: Just a Great Guy

February 18th, 2015

24:14

With two swift strides, the dangerous Boba Fett ignites his rocket pack, leaps into the air, and flies from the barge down to the skiff.
Guest commentators: Dan McCoy, Elliott Kalan, and Stuart Wellington

Jedi Minute 32: Weequay's Turn To Shine

February 17th, 2015

18:12

Luke looks up at Artoo, then gives a jaunty salute: the signal the little droid has been waiting for.
Guest commentators: Dan McCoy, Elliott Kalan, and Stuart Wellington

Jedi Minute 31: Sleeping Beauty

February 16th, 2015

24:23

The Sail Barge stops to one side of the depression, as does the escort skiff. But the prisoner's skiff moves out directly over the center and hovers.
Guest commentators: Dan McCoy, Elliott Kalan, and Stuart Wellington

Jedi Minute 30: Make The Droid Serve Drinks

February 13th, 2015

24:00

One of the skiffs glides close, revealing Luke, Han, and Chewie -- all in bonds -- surrounded by guards, one of whom is Lando in disguise.
Guest commentators: John Skrzypek and Adam Santiago

Jedi Minute 29: Long Waits

February 12th, 2015

22:16

The crowd of creepy courtiers parts as Han and Chewie are brought into the throne room, and other guards drag Luke up the steps.
Guest commentators: John Skrzypek and Adam Santiago

Jedi Minute 28: Malakili

February 11th, 2015

22:15

As the Rancor moves in for the kill, Luke picks up a skull from the cave floor and hurls it at the panel.
Guest commentators: John Skrzypek and Adam …

Jedi Minute 27: Immune to Rocks

February 10th, 2015

22:52

At the last moment, Luke wedges the bone in the monster's mouth and is dropped to the floor.
Guest commentators: John Skrzypek and Adam Santiago

Jedi Minute 26: He's Gonna Git You!

February 9th, 2015

20:58

A few screams, and the guard is swallowed with a gulp.
Guest commentators: John Skrzypek and Adam Santiago

Jedi Minute 25: Chubby Toddlers

February 6th, 2015

29:22

The floor suddenly drops away, sending Luke and the hapless guard into the pit.
Guest Commentator: Dan Telfer

Jedi Minute 24: Not Even Once

February 5th, 2015

24:47

Luke stares hard at Jabba.
Guest Commentator: Dan Telfer

Jedi Minute 23: Lazy Mafia Nap

February 4th, 2015

24:30

Noisily, the main gate lifts to flood the blackness with blinding LIGHT and reveal the silhouetted figure of LUKE SKYWALKER.
Guest Commentator: Dan Telfer

Jedi Minute 22: Crumbling Down

February 3rd, 2015

18:28

The shadowy figure lets out a crazy yell and races toward Han, lifting him off the ground with a big hug that carries them into the light, revealing Chewie.
Guest Commentator: Dan Telfer

Jedi Minute 21: Stinky Calrissian

February 2nd, 2015

24:44

Han is dragged off, as Lando quickly moves forward and attempts to lead Leia away.
Guest Commentator: Dan Telfer

Jedi Minute 20: Busted!

January 30th, 2015

26:08

As Leia helps her weakened lover to stand up, the relative quiet is pierced by an obscene HUTTESE CACKLE from the other side of the alcove.
Guest commentator: Dave Itzkoff

Jedi Minute 19: Carbonite Dream

January 29th, 2015

24:11

The bounty hunter watches as Han's body is freed of its metallic coat and his forearms and hands, previously raised in reflexive protest, drop slackly to his side.
Guest commentator: Dave Itzkoff

Jedi Minute 18: Tatooine Chainsaw Massacre

January 28th, 2015

23:35

A shadowy figure moves stealthily among the columns at the perimeter of the room and is revealed to be Boushh, the bounty hunter. He picks his way …

Jedi Minute 17: Hutt High

January 27th, 2015

24:50

Chewbacca growls. As he is led away we spot LANDO CALRISSIAN, disguised as a skiff guard in a partial face mask.
Guest commentator: Dave Itzkoff

Jedi Minute 16: Lusto

January 26th, 2015

28:52

The guards instantly back away, as do most of the other monsters in the room. Jabba stares at the silver ball, which begins to glow in the bounty hunter's hand.
Guest commentator: Dave Itzkoff

Jedi Minute 15: Kill-Threepio

January 23rd, 2015

28:02

The crush of debauchers moves aside to allow the approach of two guards followed by BOUSHH, an oddly cloaked bounty hunter, leading his captive, Han …

Jedi Minute 14: Frog Juice

January 22nd, 2015

26:33

He pushes a button and, before the dancer can flee, a trap door in the floor springs open and swallows her up.
Guest commentator: Joe Dator

Jedi Minute 13: Fancy Man

January 21st, 2015

25:10

Sloppy, smelly monsters cheer and make rude noises as Oola and a fat female dancer perform in front of Jabba's throne.
Guest commentator: Joe Dator

Jedi Minute 12: Torture

January 20th, 2015

22:05

The guard motions them into the boiler room, where they are met by a tall, thin humanlike robot named EV-9D9. Behind the robot can be seen a torture …

Jedi Minute 11: Dank in the Desert

January 19th, 2015

23:06

One of Jabba's Gamorrean guards marches Artoo and Threepio down a dank, shadowy passageway lined with holding cells.
Guest commentator: Joe Dator

Jedi Minute 10: Worst Message Ever

January 16th, 2015

37:44

Artoo whistles, and a beam of light projects from his domed head, creating a hologram of LUKE on the floor.
Guest commentator: Jordan White

Jedi Minute 9: Jabba on the Dais

January 15th, 2015

25:23

Light shafts partially illuminate the drunken courtiers as Bib Fortuna crosses the room to the platform upon which rests the leader of this nauseating crowd: JABBA THE HUTT.
Guest commentator: Jordan White

Jedi Minute 8: Dress Up the Pigs

January 14th, 2015

19:34

The frightened robots are met by two giant, green GAMORREAN GUARDS, who fall in behind them.
Guest commentator: Jordan White

Jedi Minute 7: A Difficult Puppet To Work With

January 13th, 2015

19:12

Artoo starts forward into the gloom. Threepio rushes after his stubby companion. The door lowers noisily behind them.
Guest commentator: Jordan White

Jedi Minute 6: Be A Door

January 12th, 2015

23:38

We hear a familiar beeping and a distinctive reply before catching sight of ARTOO-DETOO and SEE-THREEPIO, making their way along the road toward the ominous palace of Jabba the Hutt.
Guest commentator: Jordan White

Jedi Minute 5: Champagne and Dianogas

January 9th, 2015

18:56

The commander turns ashen and begins to shake.

Jedi Minute 4: Butterdroid

January 8th, 2015

18:10

The exit hatch of the shuttle opens with a WHOOSH, revealing only darkness. Then, heavy FOOTSTEPS AND MECHANICAL BREATHING. From this black void appears DARTH VADER, LORD OF THE SITH.

Jedi Minute 3: Endicott

January 7th, 2015

17:50

The shuttle captain makes contact with the Death Star.

Jedi Minute 2: A Sky Full of Death Stars

January 6th, 2015

26:43

Little does Luke know that the GALACTIC EMPIRE has secretly begun construction on a new armored space station even more powerful than the first …

Jedi Minute 1: Vile Gangster

January 5th, 2015

15:55

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far, away...

Bonus: Episode VII Teaser Reaction

December 1st, 2014

1:18:43

Pete and Alex break down the teaser trailer for The Force Awakens

Bonus: Dan Whitley Interview

November 17th, 2014

45:25

We chat with the leader of the Rebel Force Band about life, Star Wars, and "Living In These Star Wars".

Bonus: Doug Benson on Episode VII

October 16th, 2014

29:04

Doug Benson is back, and this time we're talking about what we might expect from Episode VII

Star Wars Minute: LIVE! in L.A. Part 2

August 20th, 2014

33:26

Matt Belknap, Joseph Scrimshaw & Tony Thaxton are back with Pete and Alex at the NerdMelt Showroom!
This time, we're reviewing a few classic Star Wars TV commercials.

Star Wars Minute: LIVE! in L.A. Part 1

August 13th, 2014

40:26

Matt Belknap, Joseph Scrimshaw & Tony Thaxton join Pete and Alex at the NerdMelt Showroom to discuss the Star Wars episode of The Muppet Show.

Summer Update #1

July 23rd, 2014

5:44

Info on our live show in Los Angeles and more!

Empire Minute 124: Viewer Mail

July 3rd, 2014

44:19

Part Three of the End Credits plus viewer mail.
Guest commentator: Chris Radtke

Empire Minute 123: Scented Robots

July 2nd, 2014

22:22

Part Two of the End Credits
Guest commentator: Jonathan Strawn

Empire Minute 122: Mafia Metaphor

July 1st, 2014

30:27

Part One of the End Credits
Guest commentator: G. Jesse Martinez

Empire Minute 121: Ships at Sea

June 30th, 2014

35:17

While Luke, Leia, and the droids stand, looking out the window of the star cruiser, two escort fighters join the large ship. Slowly, the cruiser turns and moves away into space.
Guest commentator: Jason Crane

Empire Minute 120: Toys Wrapped in Tragedy

June 27th, 2014

30:14

Luke looks down at his hand. A metalized type of bandage has been wrapped around his wrist. The medical droid makes some adjustments in a tiny electronic unit, then pricks each one of Luke's fingers.
Guest commentator: …

Empire Minute 119: Hando

June 26th, 2014

21:43

Lando sits in the pilot's seat as he talks into the comlink. Chewie busily throws a variety of switches in preparation for takeoff.
Guest commentator: …

Empire Minute 118: Delusions of Grandeur

June 25th, 2014

20:39

Artoo races to a control panel and starts working on a circuit board. Furious, Threepio stands on one leg, yelling.
Guest commentator: John Kovalic

Empire Minute 117: Party Line

June 24th, 2014

18:35

Luke realizes that Vader's ship is very near. He feels resigned to his fate. He senses that he is beaten, more emotionally than physically.
Guest commentator: Ian Doescher

Empire Minute 116: Cyborgs Aplenty

June 23rd, 2014

18:57

The Wookiee shrugs and pulls back on the light-speed throttle. The sound of the ion engine changes...it is winding up. Faces are tense, expectant. …

Empire Minute 115: The Arm in the Wall

June 20th, 2014

21:38

Leia and Chewie turns to see Luke, bloody and battered, enter the cockpit supported by Lando. Leia jumps up and hugs him while Chewie barks in joyous relief.
Guest commentator: Ron Richards

Empire Minute 114: Great Line

June 19th, 2014

28:57

Luke hangs by one arm from the crossbar of the weather vane. He slips from the bar and grabs onto the pole of the vane as the Falcon banks toward …

Empire Minute 113: Cosmic Operator

June 18th, 2014

20:39

Luke tries to pull himself up on the weather vane but slips back down. He hooks one of his legs around the fragile instruments. All the while, a …

Empire Minute 112: Sliding to His Manhood

June 17th, 2014

26:25

Unable to hang onto the pipe, Luke tumbles out, emerging at the undermost part of Cloud City. Reaching out desperately, he manages to grab onto on electronic weather vane.
Recorded live at the Parkside Lounge, NYC.
Guest …

Empire Minute 111: The Green Cross Code Man

June 15th, 2014

38:47

Vader puts away his sword and holds his hand out to Luke.
Recorded live at the Parkside Lounge, NYC.
Guest commentators: Kevin Maher and Asterios …

Empire Minute 110: That's Why You Don't Blow Up the Death Star

June 13th, 2014

26:10

Vader's sword comes down across Luke's right forearm, cutting off his hand and sending his sword flying.
Guest commentator: John Skrzypek

Empire Minute 109: Robots Can Be Funny

June 12th, 2014

19:12

Sparks fly as they duel, Vader gradually forcing Luke backward toward the gantry.
Guest commentator: John Skrzypek

Empire Minute 108: Snarky Backpack

June 11th, 2014

17:15

Lando and Leia hold off the troops as the droids get on board with Chewie. As Chewie bounds to the ship the Threepio on his back, Threepio hits his …

Empire Minute 107: Why Not?

June 10th, 2014

24:31

Leia, Lando, Chewie and the droids come round a corner and head for the door to the landing platform.
Guest commentator: John Skrzypek

Empire Minute 106: Bespin Fatigue

June 9th, 2014

19:21

A large pipe detaches and comes flying at Luke. He deflects it. Sparking wires pull out of the wall and begin to whip at the youth.
Guest commentator: …

Empire Minute 105: Star Wars House

June 6th, 2014

19:33

Moving through a tunnellike entrance, Luke cautiously approaches the reactor room. He ignites his sword and moves into the room and toward a large window as Vader enters.
Guest commentator: Songe Riddle

Empire Minute 104: Me Skywalker

June 5th, 2014

20:30

Suddenly, Vader attacks so forcefully that Luke loses his balance and falls back into the opening. There is a rumble, and in an instant freezing …

Empire Minute 103: Sullen Lando

June 4th, 2014

15:40

An elevator door slides open and Lando, Leia, and Chewbacca race for a large bay overlooking the East Landing Platform. Just as they arrive, Boba Fett's ship takes off against a cloudy sunset sky. In wild anguish, …

Empire Minute 102: Jiminy Lobot

June 3rd, 2014

26:39

Chewie turns on Lando and starts to choke him.
Guest commentator: Songe Riddle

Empire Minute 101: Meet Me in the Hallway

June 2nd, 2014

24:15

Luke ignites his sword in answer. In an instant, Vader's own sword is lit. Luke lunges, but Vader repels the blow. Again Luke attacks, and the swords of the two combatants clash in battle.
Guest commentator: Songe Riddle

Empire Minute 100: Emperor Baby

May 30th, 2014

28:46

Steam begins to build up in the chamber. Looking up through the steam, Luke sees a dark figure standing on a walkway above him. Luke holsters his gun …

Empire Minute 99: It's A Trap!

May 29th, 2014

21:55

Luke turns to see Leia, Chewie, Threepio, and Lando being herded down a second hallway by several other stormtroopers. Leia turns just in time to see Luke.
Guest commentator: Meredith Woerner

Empire Minute 98: Carbonite Coffin

May 28th, 2014

23:00

As Luke and Artoo move carefully down a deserted corridor, they hear a group of people coming down a side hallway.
Guest commentator: Meredith Woerner

Empire Minute 97: The Sound of Love Dying

May 27th, 2014

24:12

A huge mechanical tong lifts the steaming metal-encased space pirate out of the vat and stands him on the platform.
Guest commentator: Meredith Woerner

Empire Minute 96: Fingerguns

May 26th, 2014

20:59

Tears roll down Leia's face as she watches the dashing pirate walk to the hydraulic platform. Han looks one final time at his friends - and then, …

Empire Minute 95: Chewie Freaks Out

May 23rd, 2014

19:48

Realizing what is about to happen, Chewie lets out a wild howl and attacks the stormtroopers surrounding Han.
Guest commentator: Klee Wiggins

Empire Minute 94: The String on a Balloon

May 22nd, 2014

17:41

Four armor-suited stormtroopers stand at the ready in the large chamber, which is filled with pipes and chemical tanks. In the middle of the room is …

Empire Minute 93: Your Facility's Janky

May 21st, 2014

15:20

Han hauls off and punches Lando.
Guest commentator: Klee Wiggins

Empire Minute 92: Where Was Leia?

May 20th, 2014

19:01

Chewie helps Han to a platform and then turns as the door slides open revealing Leia. She, too, looks a little worse for wear. The troopers push her into the cell, and the door slides closed. She moves to Han, who is …

Empire Minute 91: Elevator Timing

May 19th, 2014

14:30

Vader turns and sweeps into the elevator with Boba Fett. Lando walks swiftly down another corridor, muttering to himself.
Guest commentator: Klee Wiggins

Empire Minute 90: I Think I Know A Secret

May 16th, 2014

19:34

Darth Vader strides through the room as two stormtroopers prepare an elaborate torture mechanism. Han is strapped to a rack which tilts forward onto the torture device. Vader activates the mechanism, creating two bursts …

Empire Minute 89: Official Chewbacca Style

May 15th, 2014

20:39

Chewbacca is in a Cloud City prison cell. The stark room is flooded with hot light. To add to Chewie's misery, a high-pitched whistle screeches loudly. Chewie is going mad.
Guest commentator: Jeff Ayers

Empire Minute 88: The Vagaries of Stormtrooper Blaster Positions

May 14th, 2014

21:12

The mighty doors to the dining room slide open and the group enters the dining room. At the far end of a huge banquet table sits Darth Vader. Standing at his side and slightly behind him is Boba Fett, the bounty hunter.

Empire Minute 87: Lando Alarm

May 13th, 2014

22:53

There is a buzz and the door slides open, revealing Lando.
Guest commentator: Jeff Ayers

Empire Minute 86: More Mushy Bits

May 12th, 2014

21:26

Within the quarters assigned her on Cloud City, Leia paces in agitation. She has changed from her cold-weather pants and jacket to a lovely dress. …

Empire Minute 85: Duke Starkiller

May 9th, 2014

19:03

Luke's tiny X-wing rockets away from the green planet of Dagobah and off into space.
Guest commentator: Joseph Scrimshaw

Empire Minute 84: The Minnesota Good-Bye

May 8th, 2014

20:43

Luke is in great anguish. He struggles with the dilemma, a battle raging in his mind.
Guest commentator: Joseph Scrimshaw

Empire Minute 83: There Are No Ghosts

May 7th, 2014

17:50

In the bright lights of the fighter, Luke loads a heavy case into the belly of the ship. Artoo sits on top of the X-wing, settling down into his …

Empire Minute 82: Tourists

May 6th, 2014

21:13

Han and Lando laugh together, and the group moves on through the corridor. The lagging Threepio passes a Threepio-type silver droid who is coming out of a door.
Guest commentator: Joseph Scrimshaw

Empire Minute 81: Wall of Sad Lobots

May 5th, 2014

15:45

Chewie growls a reserved greeting. Lando suddenly notices the princess and smiles.
Guest commentator: Joseph Scrimshaw

Empire Minute 80: Persistent Wind

May 2nd, 2014

33:32

Lando moves threateningly toward Han. Suddenly, he throws his arms around his startled, long-lost friend and embraces him.
Guest commentator: Joe Dator

Empire Minute 79: The New Jersey Thing

May 1st, 2014

23:54

The clouds part to reveal a full view of the city as it bobs in and out of the cloud surface. The cloud cars and the Falcon head for the gleaming …

Empire Minute 78: Future Feelings

April 30th, 2014

22:26

Luke is stopped cold by Yoda's words. Gloom shrouds him as he nods his head sadly.
Guest commentator: Joe Dator

Empire Minute 77: Brown Stick

April 29th, 2014

17:12

The two packing boxes and Artoo fall to the ground with a crash, then Luke himself tumbles over.
Guest commentator: Joe Dator

Empire Minute 76: The Edge of the Matte

April 28th, 2014

20:05

Hidden among the refuse, the Falcon tumbles away. In the next moment, the Avenger roars off into hyperspace. The Falcon's engines are ignited, and it races off into the distance. Amidst the slowly drifting junk, Boba …

Empire Minute 75: Competing Gravities

April 25th, 2014

18:27

He points to a computer mapscreen on the control panel. Leia slips out of her chair and moves next to the handsome pilot. Small light points …

Empire Minute 74: Down in the Pit

April 24th, 2014

19:46

Clutching desperately at his throat, Captain Needa slumps down, then falls over on his back, at the feet of Darth Vader. Two stormtroopers pick up the lifeless body and carry it quickly away as Admiral Piett and two of …

Empire Minute 73: Lozenge After Lozenge

April 23rd, 2014

17:50

The entire X-wing moves majestically, surely, toward the shore. Yoda stands on a tree root and guides the fighter carefully down toward the beach. …

Empire Minute 72: Magic Tinkle

April 22nd, 2014

14:41

Quietly Yoda turns toward the X-wing fighter. With his eyes closed and his head bowed, he raises his arm and points at the ship.
Guest commentator: Stuart Wellington

Empire Minute 71: Yoda's Chance

April 21st, 2014

16:20

Luke shakes his head.
Guest commentator: Stuart Wellington

Empire Minute 70: Yoda's Greatest Hits

April 18th, 2014

21:10

Luke closes his eyes and concentrates on thinking the ship out. Slowly, the X-wing's nose begins to rise above the water. It hovers for a moment and then slides back, disappearing once again.
Guest commentator: Chris …

Empire Minute 69: His Most Grover Moment

April 17th, 2014

15:07

Luke concentrates on trying to lift the top rock. It rises a few feet, shaking under the strain. But, distracted by Artoo's frantic beeping, Luke …

Empire Minute 68: M'Kae

April 16th, 2014

16:56

The tiny Falcon heads directly for the Avenger's bridge. The Imperials stationed there are stunned to see the small spaceship racing low across the …

Empire Minute 67: C-3PO's Big Book of Odds

April 15th, 2014

16:38

Han pulls back on the hyperspace throttle and -- nothing happens. Flak bursts continue to rock the ship.
Guest commentator: Chris Radtke

Empire Minute 66: Space Killers

April 14th, 2014

40:30

Vader stands in the back control area of his ship's bridge with a motley group of men and creatures. Admiral Piett and two controllers stand at the …

Empire Minute 65: The Billy Madison of the Jedi

April 11th, 2014

22:13

Then, a loud hiss! Darth Vader appears across the blackness, illuminated by his own just-ignited laser sword. Immediately, he charges Luke, saber held high. He is upon the youth in seconds, but Luke sidesteps perfectly …

Empire Minute 64: The Magic Tree and the Evil Cave

April 10th, 2014

17:43

Luke moves into the almost total darkness of the wet and slimy cave. The youth can barely make out the edge of the passage. Holding his lit saber …

Empire Minute 63: Yoda's Funhouse

April 9th, 2014

13:53

Breathing heavily, he takes his shirt from a nearby tree branch and pulls it on. He turns to see a huge, dead, black tree, its base surrounded by a …

Empire Minute 62: No Why

April 8th, 2014

14:44

With Yoda strapped to his back, Luke climbs up one of the many thick vines that grow in the swamp. Panting heavily, he continues his course -- climbing, flipping through the air, jumping over roots, and racing in and …

Empire Minute 61: Working It Out with the Worm

April 7th, 2014

22:07

The Millennium Falcon, zooming through the monster's mouth, rolls on its side and barely makes it between two of the gigantic white teeth before the …

Empire Minute 60: Dot Org

April 4th, 2014

23:38

He unholsters his blaster and fires at the far side of the huge cave. The cavern begins to shake and the ground starts to buckle.
Guest commentator: …

Empire Minute 59: Prisoner of the Mynocks

April 3rd, 2014

22:53

Chewie barks through his face mask, and points toward the ship's cockpit. A five-foot-long shape can be seen moving across the top of the Falcon. The leathery creature lets out a screech as Han blasts it with a laser …

Empire Minute 58: Flying Suction Cups

April 2nd, 2014

22:02

Princess Leia sits in the pilot's seat. She runs her hand across the control panel as she thinks of Han and the confusion he has created within her. …

Empire Minute 57: The Physical Yoda

April 1st, 2014

21:34

Yoda turns his piercing gaze on Luke, as though the Jedi Master's huge eyes could somehow determine how much the boy had learned. After a long …

Deep Blue Sea Minute 57: You Should See Ice

April 1st, 2014

12:25

Russell tries to talk some sense into the team.
Guest commentator: Tony Consiglio

Empire Minute 56: Rumspringa

March 31st, 2014

22:32

The boy is bewildered, but it gradually dawns on him that the little creature is Yoda, the Jedi Master, and that he is speaking with Ben.
Guest commentator: Tony Consiglio

Empire Minute 55: Pulling Reverse Ozzels

March 28th, 2014

21:22

Moving with some difficulty in the cramped quarters, Luke sits down near the fire and serves himself from the pot. Tasting the unfamiliar concoction, …

Empire Minute 54: Emperor Chimp-Eyes

March 27th, 2014

24:07

A twelve-foot hologram of the Galactic Emperor materializes before Vader. The Emperor's dark robes and monk's hood are reminiscent of the cloak worn …

Empire Minute 53: Asteroid Science

March 26th, 2014

22:13

Vader's Imperial Star Destroyer moves against the vast sea of stars away from the rest of the fleet.
Guest commentator: Ryan Haupt

Empire Minute 52: Scoundrels

March 25th, 2014

22:22

He kisses her now, with slow, hot lips. He takes his time, as though he had forever, bending her body backward. She has never been kissed like this before, and it almost makes her faint.
Guest commentator: Ryan Haupt

Empire Minute 51: The Stuffy Butler

March 24th, 2014

19:38

Leia finishes welding the valves she has been working on and attempts to reengage the system by pulling a lever attached to the valve. It doesn't …

Empire Minute 50: Meet the Muppets

March 21st, 2014

22:21

Luke makes his decision and starts after the creature.
Guest commentator: Tony Thaxton

Empire Minute 49: Yodabutt

March 20th, 2014

20:56

With the aid of a walking stick, the tiny stranger moves over to one of the cases of supplies. He begins to rummage around.
Guest commentator: Tony Thaxton

Empire Minute 48: Eating the Stick

March 19th, 2014

27:37

Mysteriously standing right in front of Luke is a strange, bluish creature, not more than two feet tall. The wizened little thing is dressed in rags.
Guest commentator: Tony Thaxton

Empire Minute 47: Cockpit Full of Meatflowers

March 18th, 2014

20:49

Luke pulls an equipment box from the shore to the clearing. He ignites a little fusion furnace and warms his hands before it. Taking a power cable, …

Empire Minute 46: Not Entirely Stable

March 17th, 2014

18:22

The pirate starship rests in a dark, dripping asteroid cave. It is so dark that the cave's exact dimensions are impossible to determine.
Guest commentator: Tony Thaxton

Empire Minute 45: Veiny White Worm-Man

March 14th, 2014

28:15

Admiral Piett hesitates in the entryway to Vader's private cubicle. After a moment, he steps into the room and pauses at the surprising sight before him.
Guest commentators: Dan McCoy and Elliott Kalan

Empire Minute 44: Failing Upwards

March 13th, 2014

16:52

The runt-size robot is spit out of the water, makes a graceful arc, and comes crashing down into a patch of soft gray moss.
Guest commentators: Dan …

Empire Minute 43: Intergalactic Idiot

March 12th, 2014

17:30

As Luke moves along the nose, Artoo loses his balance and disappears with a splash into the boggy lake.
Guest commentators: Dan McCoy and Elliott Kalan

Empire Minute 42: RoboCamels

March 11th, 2014

20:24

Suddenly, there is a cracking sound as if limbs were being broken off trees and then a tremendous jolt as the spacecraft stops. Luke pulls a switch …

Empire Minute 41: Beep Boop

March 10th, 2014

13:40

The Falcon races down into the crater. The walls are barely visible as the ship speed through the tunnel-like opening. A small cave appears on one side of the crater, and the Falcon turns, slows, and scoots into it.

Empire Minute 40: Look for the Potato

March 7th, 2014

18:36

The TIE fighters approach the Falcon, but a giant asteroid hurtles directly into their path. As the asteroid continues on its way, it leaves remains of the two exploded TIE fighters to tumble into deep space.
Guest …

Empire Minute 39: The Odds

March 6th, 2014

17:23

The Falcon turns into the asteroid storm and as the ship completes its turn, asteroids start coming straight at the cockpit windows.
Guest commentator: Tim Kreider

Empire Minute 38: Captain Scrapey

March 5th, 2014

20:13

The Millennium Falcon races away from the colliding Star Destroyers, still followed by four TIE fighters. Laser bolts spark the pitch-black skies.

Empire Minute 37: Artooish

March 4th, 2014

19:52

Luke, looking thoughtful, suddenly makes a decision. He flips several switches. The stars shift as he takes his fighter into a steep turn. The X-wing …

Empire Minute 36: The Fonz's Playbook

March 3rd, 2014

19:59

Hearing the loud roar of the Millennium Falcon's engines, Vader looks toward the main hangar doors just in time to see the Falcon lift up and disappear outside the cave.
Guest commentator: Tim Kreider

Empire Minute 35: His Zip-It Finger

February 28th, 2014

25:23

Chewie lets out a relieved shriek at seeing Han and Leia running toward the ship. The Wookiee runs out into the falling ice, lets out a howl, then runs up the ship's ramp. Han and Leia run up the ramp after him, closely …

Empire Minute 34: May Contain Wampas

February 27th, 2014

22:23

Inside his walker, General Veers prepares to fire on the Rebel power generators.
Guest commentator: Mike Norton

Empire Minute 33: Poop Hatch

February 26th, 2014

26:34

The walker's giant feet continue to pound onward across the frozen snow. Stray laser bolts whistle by Luke as he climbs up the cable to the walker's …

Empire Minute 32: Rebellion 1st, Conservation 2nd

February 25th, 2014

19:18

Han hurries into the command center. It is a shambles, but some people are still at their posts. As he enters, a gigantic cave-in almost obliterates …

Empire Minute 31: Daft Punk

February 24th, 2014

17:35

Desperately, Luke works the controls of his flak-buffeted ship. Suddenly, the speeder is rocked by a huge explosion. Luke struggles with the controls …

Empire Minute 30: Everything's Where It Should Be

February 21st, 2014

19:08

Muffled distant explosions create widening cracks in the ice roof of the hangar. Trying to ignore the noise and falling bits of snow, Han works on one of the Falcon's lifters while Chewie works on one of the wings.
Guest …

Empire Minute 29: We're Doin' It, Dwight!

February 20th, 2014

15:47

Wedge's speeder races through the legs of one of the monstrous walkers.
Guest commentator: Adam Santiago

Empire Minute 28: Dying in Ships

February 19th, 2014

16:40

Dack is lost. Blood streams down his forehead, which rests on his smoldering controls. Out the back window, an Imperial walker recedes in the …

Empire Minute 27: Go, Dak. Go!

February 18th, 2014

21:51

The fleet of snowspeeders races above the ice field at full throttle. They accelerate away from the base and head toward the distant walkers.
Guest …

Empire Minute 26: The Remnant

February 17th, 2014

20:28

The Rebel transport and its escort race away from the white planet, closely followed by the two red energy beams.
Guest commentator: Adam Santiago

Empire Minute 25: Toryn Farr

February 14th, 2014

12:36

The Rebel transport and two escort fighters begin their departure from the ice planet.
Guest commentators: Kristen Siebecker, Ella Moran, and Boo Wong

Empire Minute 24: The Choking Bit

February 13th, 2014

21:25

Piett steps forward, as the admiral moves away, slightly confused, touching his throat as it begins to constrict painfully.
Guest commentator: Damon …

Empire Minute 23: Vader's Egg

February 12th, 2014

18:55

The dark cubicle is illuminated by a single shaft of light which falls on the brooding Dark Lord as he sits on a raised meditation cube.
Guest commentator: Damon Ciarelli

Empire Minute 22: The Wookiee Word for Fire

February 11th, 2014

20:15

Pilots, gunners, and R2 units scurry about. Luke, pulling on his heavy-weather jacket, is headed toward a row of armored speeders. He stops at the …

Empire Minute 21: Pits Full of Men

February 10th, 2014

15:50

Darth Vader's Star Destroyer, larger and more awesome than the five Imperial Star Destroyers that surround it, sits in the vastness of space.
Guest commentator: Damon Ciarelli

Empire Minute 20: Executorized

February 7th, 2014

27:26

The probe droid has spotted Chewbacca who, not thirty feet away, has popped his head over a snow bank. Instantly, the probe robot swings around, its deadly ray ready to fire. But before it can get a shot off, it is hit …

Empire Minute 19: Space Turkey

February 6th, 2014

19:50

Rieekan looks up grimly from a console screen. He calls over to Leia and Han. Guest commentator: Asterios Kokkinos

Empire Minute 18: Laser Brain

February 5th, 2014

18:11

Leia leans over and kisses Luke on the lips. Then she turns on her heel and walks out, leaving everyone in the room slightly dumbstruck. With some smugness, Luke puts his hands behind his head and grins. Suddenly, in …

Empire Minute 17: In the Bacta Tank

February 4th, 2014

19:45

Strange robot surgeons adjust a mass of electronic equipment. A switch is thrown and a sudden blinding flash obscures Luke in a bacta tank filled with a thick, gelatinous slime. He begins to thrash about, raving in …

Empire Minute 16: Super Ghost Squadron

February 3rd, 2014

18:06

There is only one pilot, Zev, in the enclosed two-man craft. He concentrates on the scopes which ring his cockpit. He hears a low beep from one of his monitors. Guest commentator: Asterios Kokkinos

Empire Minute 15: Not a Licensed Jedi

January 31st, 2014

22:08

Han ignites Luke's saber and cuts the beast from head to toe. He quickly tosses its steaming innards into the snow, then lifts Luke's inert form and stuffs him inside the carcass. Guest commentator: Josh Flanagan

Empire Minute 14: Breaking Through the Ghost

January 30th, 2014

19:38

Luke lies face down in the snow, nearly unconscious. Slowly he looks up and sees Ben Kenobi, barely visible through the blowing snow. Guest commentator: Josh Flanagan

Empire Minute 13: You Wouldn't Like That Dog

January 29th, 2014

15:41

The huge metal doors slam across the entrance of the ice cave. Guest commentator: Josh Flanagan

Empire Minute 12: Asian Sea Otter

January 28th, 2014

25:24

Princess Leia stands inside the dark entrance to the Rebel base, waiting for a sign of the two Rebel heroes. Guest commentator: Josh Flanagan

Empire Minute 11: Falling Down in the Snow

January 27th, 2014

18:33

Artoo stands in the falling snow, beeping worriedly. Threepio moves stiffly over to him. Guest commentator: Josh Flanagan

Empire Minute 10: That Jedi Body

January 24th, 2014

20:48

The young warrior instantly ignites his sword, swinging up, and cuts himself loose from the ice. Guest commentator: Jackie Kashian

Empire Minute 9: My Little Tauntaun

January 23rd, 2014

13:32

Han maneuvers his mount out of the cave and races into the dark bitter night. Guest commentator: Jackie Kashian

Empire Minute 8: Deck Officer!

January 22nd, 2014

13:47

Han abruptly puts his hand over Threepio's mouth as the deck officer approaches. Guest commentator: Jackie Kashian

Empire Minute 7: Rush Hour in the Ice Tube

January 21st, 2014

12:30

Han walks away into the quiet corridor adjoining the command center. Leia stews a moment, then hurries after him. Guest commentator: Jackie Kashian

Empire Minute 6: Waldorf Salad

January 20th, 2014

11:27

General Rieekan straightens up from a console at Han's approach. Guest commentator: Jackie Kashian

Empire Minute 5: Fresh Meat

January 17th, 2014

17:49

Luke grabs for his pistol, but is hit flat in the face by a huge white claw.

Empire Minute 4: Popperty-poppers

January 16th, 2014

15:31

A small figure gallops across the windswept ice slope.

Empire Minute 3: Remote Probes

January 15th, 2014

11:57

A Star Destroyer moves through space, releasing Imperial probe robots from its underside.

Empire Minute 2: Captain Dave

January 14th, 2014

14:51

Evading the dreaded Imperial Starfleet, a group of freedom fighters led by Luke Skywalker has established a new secret base on the remote ice world of Hoth.

Empire Minute 1: A Dark Time for the Rebellion

January 13th, 2014

12:12

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far, away...

Part 2 of A Very Special Star Wars Minute Star Wars Holiday Special Special: Live!

December 20th, 2013

40:29

The conclusion of the Star Wars Holiday Special, with special guests Josh Flanagan and Rachael Fox

Part 1 of A Very Special Star Wars Minute Star Wars Holiday Special Special: Live!

December 19th, 2013

45:18

We cover the first hour of the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special with special guests Joe Dator and Chris Radtke

Bonus Episode: The Ink Banthas Holiday Special

December 5th, 2013

1:11:01

The 'lost' episode of The Ink Banthas Show, featuring Alex Robinson, Pete The Retailer, and Josh Flanagan.

Minute 121: Viewer Mail

November 18th, 2013

31:43

The Conclusion of the Closing Credits.

Minute 120: Go Get It, Luke

November 15th, 2013

26:38

Part Two of the End Credits. Guest commentator: Jeff Ayers

Minute 119: To Be Continued

November 14th, 2013

23:03

Part One of the End Credits. Guest commentator: Christian Dumais

Minute 118: I Was a Porkins

November 13th, 2013

22:50

Chewbacca growls and Artoo beeps with happiness.
FADE OUT. Guest commentator: J.K. Woodward

Minute 117: Jangle

November 12th, 2013

26:47

Leia is dressed in a long white dress and is staggeringly beautiful. She rises and places a gold medallion around Han's neck. He winks at her. She …

Minute 116: A Kind of Garbled Hey

November 11th, 2013

18:01

Luke climbs out of his starship fighter and is cheered by a throng of ground crew and pilots. Luke climbs down the ladder as they all welcome him with laughter, cheers, and shouting. Guest commentator: Mike Norton

Minute 115: The Actual Blowing Up

November 8th, 2013

26:34

The Death Star bursts into a supernova, creating a spectacular heavenly display. Guest commentator: Tim Kreider

Minute 114: I Can Hear You

November 7th, 2013

23:24

Vader is taken by surprise, and looks out from his cockpit. Guest commentator: Tim Kreider

Minute 113: Let Go, Luke

November 6th, 2013

19:10

A grim determination sweeps across Luke's face as he closes his eyes and starts to mumble Ben's training to himself. Guest commentator: Tim Kreider

Minute 112: Wormie Wins Big

November 5th, 2013

17:34

Luke's X-wing speeds down the trench; the three TIE fighters, still in perfect unbroken formation, tail close behind. Guest commentator: Tim Kreider

Minute 111: Luke Hogs the Glory

November 4th, 2013

17:52

Laserbolts are flung from Vader's TIE fighter, connecting with Red Leader's Rebel X-wing fighter. Red Leader buys it, creating a tremendous explosion …

Minute 110: No Sign of Any...

November 1st, 2013

18:44

Three X-wing fighters move in formation down the Death Star trench. Guest commentator: Joe Dator

Minute 109: Big Bad German Guy

October 31st, 2013

21:33

Gold Leader explodes in a ball of flames, throwing debris in all directions. Guest commentator: Joe Dator

Minute 108: The Cadillac of Snubfighters

October 30th, 2013

21:54

Three Imperial TIE ships, Darth Vader in the center flanked by two wingmen, dive in precise formation almost vertically toward the Death Star surface. Guest commentator: Joe Dator

Minute 107: You Get Called a Bob

October 29th, 2013

21:06

Luke's ship soars closer to the surface of the Death Star, an Imperial TIE fighter closing in on him in hot pursuit. Guest commentator: Joe Dator

Minute 106: Frankensteins

October 28th, 2013

18:57

Silhouetted against the rim lights of the Death Star horizon, four ferocious Imperial TIE ships dive on the Rebel fighters. Guest commentator: Joe Dator

Minute 105: Thirty Rebel Ships

October 25th, 2013

17:07

The Death Star superstructure races past Luke as he maneuvers his craft through a wall of laser fire and peels away from the surface towards the heavens. Guest commentator: Tony Thaxton

Minute 104: Look at the Size of That Thing!

October 24th, 2013

19:54

As the fighters move closer to the Death Star, the awesome size of the gargantuan Imperial fortress is revealed. Guest commentator: Tony Thaxton

Minute 103: So Long, Piggy

October 23rd, 2013

14:50

The group of X-wing fighters move in formation toward the Death Star, unfolding the wings and locking them in the "X" position. Guest commentator: …

Minute 102: Blue Squadron

October 22nd, 2013

16:24

The hangar is buzzing with the last minute activity as the pilots and crewmen alike make their final adjustments. Guest commentator: Tony Thaxton

Minute 101: Where the Biggs Scene Would Go

October 21st, 2013

16:43

Luke, Leia, and Dodonna meet under a huge space fighter. Guest commentator: Tony Thaxton

Minute 100: Bro Loses Bro

October 18th, 2013

20:50

Luke is quite saddened at the sight of his friend's departure. Guest commentator: Josh Flanagan

Minute 99: New Filters

October 17th, 2013

17:51

The Death Star begins to move around the planet toward the tiny green moon. Guest commentator: Josh Flanagan

Minute 98: Fake Wedge

October 16th, 2013

20:01

The low-ceilinged room is filled with starpilots, navigators, and a sprinkling of R2-type robots. Everyone is listening intently to what Dodonna is saying. Han and Chewbacca are standing near the back. Guest …

Minute 97: Bank Robbery at Three O'Clock

October 15th, 2013

21:17

Rotting in a forest of gargantuan trees, an ancient temple lies shrouded in an eerie mist. Guest commentator: Josh Flanagan

Minute 96: The Han-Luke Spectrum

October 14th, 2013

17:24

The battered pirateship drifts into orbit around the planet Yavin and proceeds to one of its tiny green moons. Guest commentator: Josh Flanagan

Minute 95: Han's Neg

October 11th, 2013

16:26

Han removes his gloves and smiling, is at the controls of the ship. Chewie moves into the aft section to check the damage. Leia is seated near Han. …

Minute 94: This Isn't The End

October 10th, 2013

17:51

The fighter comes closer, firing at thepirateship, but a well-aimed blast from Solo's laser cannon hits the attacker, which blows up in a small …

Minute 93: Here They Come!

October 9th, 2013

19:13

The Imperial TIE fighters move towards the Millennium Falcon, one each veering off to the left and right of the pirateship. Guest commentator: Songe Riddle

Minute 92: Crying at the Chess Table

October 8th, 2013

18:53

Luke, saddened by the loss of Obi-Wan Kenobi, stares off blankly as the robots look on. Guest commentator: Songe Riddle

Minute 91: Run, Luke! Run!

October 7th, 2013

15:31

Luke starts for the advancing troops, as Solo and Leia move up the ramp into the pirateship. Guest commentator: Songe Riddle

Minute 90: The Shower of the Universe

October 4th, 2013

16:14

Vader brings his sword down, cutting old Ben in half. Guest commentator: Adam Santiago

Minute 89: Spaceballs

October 3rd, 2013

19:04

Vader and Ben Kenobi continue their powerful duel. Guest commentator: Adam Santiago

Minute 88: The Learner

October 2nd, 2013

15:00

The two Galactic warriors stand perfectly still for a few moments, sizing each other up and waiting for the right moment. Guest commentator: Adam Santiago

Minute 87: Levels Five and Six

October 1st, 2013

16:53

Luke pushes off and they swing across the treacherous abyss to the corresponding hatchway on the opposite side. Guest commentator: Adam Santiago

Minute 86: Wrong Turn

September 30th, 2013

17:12

Luke and Leia race through the hatch onto a narrow bridge that spans a huge, deep shaft that seems to go into infinity. Guest commentator: Adam Santiago

Minute 85: Quite a Thing to See

September 27th, 2013

23:28

With the help of the Force, Ben deftly slips past the troopers and into the main hallway. Guest commentator: Doug Benson

Minute 84: Walking Carpet

September 26th, 2013

18:19

The group exits the garbage room into a dusty, unused hallway. Guest commentator: Doug Benson

Minute 83: Crazy Chasm

September 25th, 2013

21:49

Ben enters a humming service trench that powers the huge tractor beam. Guest commentator: Doug Benson

Minute 82: Jarvis

September 24th, 2013

13:09

Luke begs Threepio to shut down all the garbage mashers on the detention level. Guest commentator: Doug Benson

Minute 81: Guys in Costumes

September 23rd, 2013

9:35

As the walls rumble closed, the room gets smaller and smaller. Guest commentator: Doug Benson

Minute 80: Space Camouflage

September 20th, 2013

16:43

Before anyone can say anything the walls begin to rumble and edge toward the Rebels. Guest commentator: Joe Mazel

Minute 79: The Fourth Wall

September 19th, 2013

14:29

Luke is pulled back into the muck by the slimy tentacle. Guest commentator: Joe Mazel

Minute 78: There's Something Alive in Here

September 18th, 2013

11:36

Suddenly Luke is yanked under the garbage. Guest commentator: Joe Mazel

Minute 77: Issues with the Trash

September 17th, 2013

12:54

Leia, Chewie, Luke, and Han find themselves in a garbage room. Guest commentator: Joe Mazel

Minute 76: Casual Fingers

September 16th, 2013

12:14

The princess grabs Luke's gun and fires at a small grate in the wall next to Han, almost frying him. Guest commentator: Joe Mazel

Minute 75: Imaginary Friend

September 13th, 2013

14:47

A series of explosions knock a hole in the elevator door through which several Imperial troops begin to emerge. Guest commentator: Jackie Kashian

Minute 74: I'm Here To Rescue You

September 12th, 2013

13:08

Our hero frees the princess. Guest commentator: Jackie Kashian

Minute 73: A Lot of Cameras

September 11th, 2013

12:46

Luke, Chewie and Han shoot their way onto the prison level. Guest commentator: Jackie Kashian

Minute 72: This...Thing

September 10th, 2013

14:39

The giant Wookiee and his two guards enter the old grey security station. Guest commentator: Jackie Kashian

Minute 71: Who Can We Get To Walk By?

September 9th, 2013

12:47

Han, Luke, and Chewie wait for the elevator. Guest commentator: Jackie Kashian

Minute 70: More Wealth Than You Can Imagine

September 6th, 2013

19:16

The Wookiee has a worried and frightened look on his face as Han binds him with the electronic cuffs. Guest commentator: Fame Fatale

Minute 69: The One in the Message

September 5th, 2013

14:03

R2-D2 says "I found her", and keeps repeating "She's here." Guest commentator: Fame Fatale

Minute 68: No Place for Boobs

September 4th, 2013

14:30

Ben adjusts the lightsaber on his belt and silently steps out of the command office, then disappears down a long grey hallway. Guest commentator: Fame Fatale

Minute 67: Pol Treidum

September 3rd, 2013

12:06

As the officer approaches the door, it slides open revealing the towering Chewbacca. Guest commentator: Fame Fatale

Minute 66: My Favorite Box With Feet

September 2nd, 2013

13:39

The crewmen enter the pirateship and a loud crashing sound is followed by a voice calling to the guard below. Guest commentator: Fame Fatale

Minute 65: Captain Khurgee

August 30th, 2013

13:43

The Imperials search the Millennium Falcon but find no trace of our heroes. Guest commentator: Damon CIarelli

Minute 64: Opening the Magnetic Field

August 29th, 2013

17:04

The pirate ship is pulled in through port doors of the Death Star, coming to rest in a huge hangar. Guest commentator: Damon CIarelli

Minute 63: Turn the Ship Around

August 28th, 2013

12:22

As the battered pirate starship is towed closer to the awesome metal moon, the immense size of the massive battle station becomes staggering. Guest commentator: Damon CIarelli

Minute 62: Humanitarian Relief Area

August 27th, 2013

12:30

A tiny, finned Imperial TIE fighter races past the cockpit window. Guest commentator: Damon CIarelli

Minute 61: Your First Step Into a Larger World

August 26th, 2013

13:43

The Falcon comes out of hyperspace to find that Alderaan's been totally blown away. Guest commentator: Damon CIarelli

Minute 60: Simple Tricks and Nonsense

August 23rd, 2013

20:54

Luke swings the lightsaber around blindly missing the seeker, which fires off a laserbolt which hits Luke square on the seat of the pants. Guest …

Minute 59: Denying the Science

August 22nd, 2013

16:32

Han expresses his opinions on the Force. Guest commentator: Ryan Haupt

Minute 58: Two Hundred Hours

August 21st, 2013

16:15

Chewbacca and the two robots sit around the lighted table covered with small holographic monsters. Guest commentator: Ryan Haupt

Minute 57: Five Days' Worth of Sunlight

August 20th, 2013

20:24

The small green planet of Alderaan is blown into space dust. Guest commentator: Ryan Haupt

Minute 56: Warning! Death Star In Area!

August 19th, 2013

15:05

In a way, Princess Leia determines the choice of the planet that'll be destroyed first. Guest commentator: Ryan Haupt

Minute 55: Having a Tarkin Bath

August 16th, 2013

21:22

The Falcon jumps to hyperspace while Leia gets sassy with the Grand Moff. Guest commentator: Mike Dawson

Minute 54: The Rule of Science Fiction

August 15th, 2013

17:32

The Millennium Falcon blasts its way out of Mos Eisley. Guest commentator: Mike Dawson

Minute 53: Poop Gloves

August 14th, 2013

13:50

The introduction of the Millennium Falcon. Guest commentator: Mike Dawson

Minute 52: Shady Secondhand Goods

August 13th, 2013

22:54

Luke sells his landspeeder, pursued by the Empire's sinister agents. Guest commentator: Mike Dawson

Minute 51: With Pleasure

August 12th, 2013

14:48

Han murders Greedo, the Death Star sets sail for Alderaan, and the droids hide in a closet. Guest commentator: Mike Dawson

Minute 50: Poor Greedo

August 9th, 2013

23:30

As Han is about to leave, Greedo, a slimy green-faced alien with a short trunk-nose, pokes a gun in his side. Guest commentator: Tony Consiglio

Minute 49: Under the Table

August 8th, 2013

12:52

Ben negotiates with Han for a ride to the Alderaan system. Guest commentator: Tony Consiglio

Minute 48: The Millennium Falcon Story

August 7th, 2013

16:46

We meet Han Solo, captain of the Millennium Falcon. Guest commentator: Tony Consiglio

Minute 47: Humidifier

August 6th, 2013

15:30

With astounding agility, old Ben's laser sword sparks to life, and in a flash an arm lies on the floor. Guest commentator: Tony Consiglio

Minute 46: You'll Be Dead!

August 5th, 2013

15:36

Luke gets into a scuffle. Guest commentator: Tony Consiglio

Minute 45: Wolfmen

August 2nd, 2013

21:12

We meet a lot of crazy creatures in the Mos Eisley cantina. Guest commentator: Mars Wong

Minute 44: The Weak-Minded

August 1st, 2013

16:32

Luke can't understand how they got by those troops. Guest commentator: Mars Wong

Minute 43: These Droids Suck

July 31st, 2013

12:45

Luke, Ben, and the droids arrive in Mos Eisley. Guest commentator: Mars Wong

Minute 42: Jawa Bodies

July 30th, 2013

12:57

Leia is threatened by a torture ball, while Ben and C-3PO burn Jawas. Guest commentator: Mars Wong

Minute 41: Death and Torture

July 29th, 2013

22:03

Luke returns home to a grisly scene. Guest commentator: Mars Wong

Minute 40: Blame the Sand People

July 26th, 2013

16:25

Minute 40: Ben and Luke find the wreckage of a sandcrawler. Guest commentator: Damon Ciarelli

Minute 39: Choking the Admiral

July 25th, 2013

14:14

Minute 39: Vader demonstrates the power of the force. Guest commentator: Damon Ciarelli

Minute 38: Modest Hairstyles

July 24th, 2013

17:41

Minute 38: We meet Grand Moff Tarkin. Guest commentator: Damon Ciarelli

Minute 37: That New Death Star Smell

July 23rd, 2013

20:38

Minute 37: The Death Star is introduced. Guest commentator: Damon Ciarelli

Minute 36: The MacGuffin

July 22nd, 2013

16:59

Minute 36: Luke and Ben watch Leia's message. Guest commentator: Damon Ciarelli

Minute 35: Ashla and Bogan

July 19th, 2013

21:00

Minute 35: Ben explains the force. Guest commentator: Gaz Gretsky

Minute 34: Idealistic Crusade

July 18th, 2013

21:33

Minute 34: Luke is given his father's lightsaber. Guest commentator: Gaz Gretsky