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Could Rey Return to Star Wars Soon? – The Blockade Runner Podcast #240

We discuss the possiblity of Daisy Ridley returning to Star Wars soon, Avatar overtaking TFA at the box office, Ryan’s recent retro Star Wars game purchases, and friend of the show Dave Hackerson’s reflections on 2022 and thoughts on Bad Batch season 2.

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2023 Preview and Mandalorian Season Three Trailer – The Blockade Runner Podcast #239

We look ahead at the big Star Wars projects on the horizon in 2023 including The Bad Batch, Jedi: Survivor, Celebration, Ahsoka, and Skeleton Crew before breaking down the Mandalorian season three trailer immediately after its release.

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2022 in Review – The Blockade Runner Podcast #238

Ryan and John return from a holiday hiatus to discuss our Star Wars highlights from 2022 including Obi-Wan Kenobi, Andor, Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, and much more.

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Willow and The Dial of Destiny – The Blockade Runner Podcast #237

We take this week off from talking Star Wars and instead focus on two other Lucasfilm projects, Willow and Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny. We breakdown the first two episodes of Willow, debate deepfake Indiana Jones, share our hopes for Indy 5 overall, and briefly look at the classic Willow NES and arcade games.

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Andor Episode 12 “Rix Road” – The Blockade Runner Podcast #236

Ryan and John discuss the brilliant and inspiring Andor finale “Rix Road” immediately after viewing it on the morning of its release. 

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Daughter of Ferrix and Andor Finale Predictions – The Blockade Runner Podcast #235

Ryan and John discuss Andor episode 11, “Daughter of Ferrix” (including emo droids, unexpected aliens, Chandrillan arranged marriages, and hero moments for Luthen) as well as our predictions for the upcoming season finale.

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Ghibli Grogu, The Acolyte, and “One Way Out” – The Blockade Runner Podcast 234

It was a big week in Star Wars with the release of “Grogu and the Dust Bunnies,” Andor episode 10 “One Way Out,” The Acolyte beginning filming, and rumors of new Star Wars movies both in development and being canceled. We discuss all of it in an uncharacteristically reasonably-lengthed episode.

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Andor #9 and Damon Lindeloff’s Secret Star Wars Movie – The Blockade Runner Podcast #233

The first half of this episode features our look at Andor episode nine,  “Nobody’s Listening.” We spend the remainder of the show discussing the rumored Damon Lindeloff Star Wars movie, how and why Lucasfilm announces (and then sometimes cancels) Star Wars projects, and what we’d like to see from the movie if/when it happens.

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Tales of the Jedi and Andor’s Commentary on Colonialism – The Blockade Runner Podcast #232

This episode features our discussion of Andor episodes 7 and 8, an insightful message from our friend Dave Hackerson about Andor’s commentary on real world colonialism, and our thoughts on Tales of the Jedi.

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Andor Episodes 4-6 – The Blockade Runner Podcast #231

Ryan and John return after a few weeks away to discuss the complete second arc of Andor and basically gush over how much we adore the show for the duration of the episode.

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