Episode 40 | Guest Johnna Scrabis – An Outsider’s Solo Perspective

This week the Droids are joined by Johnna Scrabis for a non-Star Wars obsessive’s point of view on Solo: A Star Wars Story. Plus, what is happening with the stand alone films, are they still being made or has Lucasfilm put them on an indefinite hold?

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Episode 38 | Fandom Part 2 & Fallen Order

The Droids return for a few more thoughts on Star Wars fandom at large as Sam weighs in with his perspective. Plus, we discuss John Boyega adding his voice to the news and what are the best ways forward to improve online Star Wars discourse.

We also discuss the latest video games news out of E3 that includes Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order. What will this new single player game from Respawn & EA focus on and how can it nail the Star Wars experience.

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Episode 29 | Ramp Up to Solo

We are under two months from the release of Solo: A Star Wars Story and the marketing ramp up has led to the reveal of sets, creatures and oddly specific character names. Join us for our thoughts on the latest bits of news from the Galaxy Far, Far Away as well as more analysis of The Last Jedi which has only deepened with repeat viewings.

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Episode 23 | Saga Film Rankings

Following a winter hiatus the Droids have returned with a new pod to discuss the latest in the Star Wars universe. Join the discussion on the lack of news about Solo: A Star Wars Story as well as a brand new saga ranking segment where there is dissent among the members about the proper order!

Plus, you can still enter our poster contest by emailing us at droidspod@gmail.com and you will have a chance to win a limited edition Force Awakens poster.

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Episode 22 | Last Jedi Fan Reaction

The Last Jedi has been in theaters for over a week and in this edition of the pod we discuss the discrepancy in reactions from throughout the Star Wars fan community. Chris, Mike, Ryan and Sam are joined once again by Nicole to consider the various perspectives on the film and why the chasm between fans is so wide for a film that garnered such overwhelming critical praise.

Plus, we touch on some of the aspects of the film that we didn’t get to in our initial reaction pod including Rian vs. JJ, Hyperspace Tracking and the lasting imagery of Holdo’s hyperspace sacrifice.

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Episode 21 | Last Jedi Instant Reaction

After ages of waiting we have finally seen The Last Jedi! In our instant reaction podcast we give our gut responses to the major moments in the film and discuss how it changes the overall canon of the Star Wars universe. Let us know your initial thoughts on the movie as the conversation about Episode VIII has only just begun.

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Episode 20 | Last Jedi Premieres & Force Awakens Rewatch

At long last cinemas across the globe will premiere The Last Jedi this week and here on the Droids Pod we are full of emotions as our first viewings approach. Join us for thoughts on our mental and physical states in the final days before the release of the film as well as another chaos filled edition of Star Wars feud at the end of the episode.

We also complete the rewatch with Episode VII: The Force Awakens. JJ Abrams revitalized the franchise and we go in depth on as much as we can in a podcast that felt like it could have lasted for many hours beyond the total run time. We’ve done it and we are now ready for The Last Jedi!

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Episode 19 | Return of the Jedi Rewatch

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Time is dwindling as we are within striking distance of the release of The Last Jedi! Episode VIII is almost here and we have just two movies left in our rewatch to get ready for the latest installment in the Star Wars saga. Join us for a few pre-release nervous jitters as well as a scramble of Star Wars Family Feud at the end of the episode plus details of a brand new poster giveaway!

We wrap up our original trilogy discussion with takes on Jabba, Ewoks, Luke’s path to the Dark Side and what we thought would be the end of the Skywalker Saga. Plus countless impressions of characters, Yoda, Vader, Salacious Crumb and of course Bib Fortuna.

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Episode 18 | Empire Strikes Back Rewatch

We are getting close now. The Last Jedi looms on the horizon as we are just weeks away from Rian Johnson’s first entry into the Star Wars cinematic universe debuting December 15th. This week we double our efforts and rewatch Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back where we try to not overload our circuits with pure joy while discussing every single scene.

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Episode 17 | Battlefront II & New Hope Rewatch Part 2

The Droids return with part two of our Skywalker Saga rewatch as well as our thoughts on the latest in the Star Wars video game universe, Battlefront II. Chris, Ryan and Mike discuss the implications of Inferno Squad on the larger saga and whether or not the key story moments could play a monumental role in Episode VIII.

Also, don’t miss Ryan’s Battlefront II gameplay video and commentary with more to come on our youtube channel.

Show note: If you want to avoid Battlefront II spoilers skip ahead to 25:00 into the show.

Plus in the rewatch, the guys discuss Harrison and Carrie, Uncle Owen’s Jedi envy and the most overlooked characters in the galaxy. Sadly, Sam could not join us but stay tuned for the end of the episode when we preview Sam’s Star Wars jacket segment from next week.

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Episode 16 | New Hope Rewatch Part 1

One month remains before The Last Jedi graces the screens of cinemas across the globe which means time is dwindling for our Skywalker Saga rewatch and this week the Droids embark on Episode IV: A New Hope.

The film that started it all back in 1977 brings back memories of childhood’s past as the group recounts their first experiences with the franchise as well as the vast collection of talent that made Star Wars a worldwide phenomenon.

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Episode 15 | Rian Johnson’s Trilogy

Planet-shattering news (apologies Alderaan), Last Jedi director Rian Johnson has been tasked with creating a brand new Star Wars trilogy separate from the Skywalker Saga! Lucasfilm announced Thursday that Johnson would write and direct the first of a “blank canvas” trio of films that explore an unknown corner of the galaxy. Chris, Mike, Ryan and Sam discuss with glee all of the possibilities that come from this news and what it means for the future of the franchise.

Plus, Disney also announced that a live action Star Wars TV series would be coming to it’s new streaming platform in the next few years. A major expansion to the Star Wars canon is upon us and The Droids You’re Looking For has all of the elated instant reactions.

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Episode 14 | Prequels Wrap Up

This week we conclude our thoughts on the prequel trilogy as well as discuss the latest Last Jedi behind the scenes video from USA Today. Tune in to hear our preferred order of watching the entire series as well as reflections on what the prequels mean to us as we look back on them.

Also, stay tuned at the end of the podcast for a preview of the latest SpacePod Network show Star Trek Trek with Sabrina and Sam.

Note: There was an audio issue with Mike’s microphone and we apologize for the less than stellar quality, the Empire was jamming us so invasion is forthcoming.

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Episode 13 | Revenge of the Sith Rewatch + Solo

It’s time for the fun to begin with our rewatch continuing with Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. Chris, Mike, Ryan and Sam complete the prequels and discuss how George Lucas’ final foray in the Star Wars universe wraps up the Anakin origin story.

We also discuss the news of the untitled Han Solo film finally having a title that was surprise to only those on the outer rim planets. Solo: A Star Wars Story was announced by Ron Howard and is still on schedule for a May 2018 release.

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Episode 12 | The Last Jedi Trailer Reactions!

The official trailer for The Last Jedi has arrived and the entire crew is here to give you all the gut reactions and overwhelming joy that ensued after watching it. Chris, Mike, Sam and Ryan are joined by Sabrina to pontificate wildly about what it all means and what challenges our beloved characters will meet in Rian Johnson’s entry into the Skywalker Saga.

Grab your Snoke Cloak and settle in as we discuss every tension filled moment.

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Episode 6 | Ron Howard on Han Solo

Mike & Chris are back to discuss their reactions to the ever changing landscape of the Han Solo stand alone film. Can Ron Howard save the project? What does this mean for future stand alone films? Will great directors be deterred from working with Lucasfilm? The guys discuss it all as the dust seems to finally be settling after the latest Star Wars shakeup.

Episode 5 | The Last Jedi Vanity Fair Issue

Mike & Chris return to discuss every minute detail of news from the Star Wars cinematic universe. The guys delve into all the information unveiled in the Vanity Fair cover story and discuss what it all means for The Last Jedi.

Plus, Star Wars VR thoughts as well as Donald Glover’s comments on playing Lando and the long awaited winner of the poster contest!

Episode 4 | Rumors, Rebels, and Star Wars Land

In the wake of Star Wars Celebration, Chris & Mike follow up on all the news that was not the Last Jedi Trailer. This week the discussion focuses on the release date of Episode IX, more standalone film rumors, Battlefront 2, Star Wars Land as well as the conclusion of Rebels.

Don’t forget to follow us on Twitter (@droidpodcast) and Facebook (@thedroidspodcast) and check out the link below for Secret Cinema to get a better idea of what might be in store from Disney’s Star Wars Land.

Secret Cinema: The Empire Strikes Back – https://youtu.be/a7bouwv3YME

Episode 3 | The Last Jedi Teaser Reactions!

The Last Jedi trailer has arrived! Chris & Mike are joined by long time Star Wars addict Ryan to discuss every frame of the trailer for the latest installment of the Skywalker Saga.

Tune in for theories about where Luke’s journey is headed, what are the whispers hidden throughout the trailer and general awe of new footage for a Star Wars film.

Episode 2 | Rogue One Special Features and Star Wars Games

Inspired by Rogue One, episode two of The Droids You’re Looking For: A Star Wars Podcast drops you right into the action.

This week Chris & Mike discuss their favorite Star Wars video game memories as well as react to the special features from the Rogue One home video release. The duo also talks about what 15 years of Star Wars movies may look like and make predictions for Celebration.

Stick around for Chris’ wild theories about Episode 9 and Mike’s not-having-it reaction.

Episode 1 | A New (Podcast) Hope

The inaugural edition of The Droids You’re Looking For: A Star Wars Podcast. Chris & Mike talk the latest news from the Star Wars universe and tell stories about their earliest memories of playing with toy speeders from the franchise.

This week we discuss the release of Rogue One on digital and Blu Ray, rumors of an Obi-Wan stand alone film, Woody Harrelson’s comments on the Han Solo film, Star Wars Land progress and our theories for the opening scene of The Last Jedi.

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