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Obi-Wan Kenobi Parts 4 and 5 – The Blockade Runner Podcast #224

Ryan and John break down Obi-Wan Kenobi parts 4 and 5 in anticipation of the upcoming series finale. We look at revelations regarding Reva’s past, how processing trauma is at the heart of the show, the thematic through line of protecting children/innocents, potential resolutions to Reva’s story, and much more.

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Razorblade Suitcase of Secrets (Andor, Mando+, Skeleton Crew) – The Blockade Runner Podcast #222

Ryan and John continue to catch up on Celebration announcements by breaking down the Andor teaser as well as discussing the Mandalorian season three and Ahsoka reveals and footage from the Mando+ panel.

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Obi-Wan Kenobi Parts 1-3 – The Blockade Runner Podcast #221

Ryan and John catch up on the first three chapters of Obi-Wan Kenobi after returning home from Celebration. We discuss the important players, plot points, and surprises before closing the show by gushing over *that* confrontation at the close of part 3.

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Celebration Stories – The Blockade Runner Podcast #220

Ryan and John recount their favorite Celebration memories from the Capri Suites Anaheim in this super short episode. We talk about meeting friends new and old, attending Mosh Eisley, our favorite panels, and more. 

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The Rebellion Will Be Televised – The Blockade Runner Podcast #219

In this final episode before Star Wars Celebration 2022, Ryan and John spend the bulk of this one discussing the future of Star Wars Disney+ shows through the lens of Anthony Breznican’s “The Rebellion Will Be Televised” article for Vanity Fair. We close out the show with some Republic Commando impressions and our plans for Celebration.

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Obi-Wan Kenobi Full Trailer Breakdown – The Blockade Runner Podcast #218

This one is all about breaking down every moment of the fantastic new Obi-Wan Kenobi trailer. We talk the show’s cinematic look, Owen’s sick burn, legacy character cameos, and theorize about the most intriguing moments.

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Wallet Chain Goth and Egging Simon Cowell – The Blockade Runner Podcast #217

This week’s episode features our commentary on many smaller developments and news items in the world of Star Wars including Amy Hennig’s recently announced Star Wars game, Natalie Holt composing the score for Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Ewan McGregor, Kelly Marie Tran, and Billie Lourd coming to Star Wars Celebration Anaheim.

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Disney+ Rumors, Celebration Hopes, and Lego Star Wars – The Blockade Runner Podcast #216

After taking a week off, Ryan and John return to discuss a few recent rumors, our hopes for the big Star Wars Celebration Anaheim panels, and John’s impressions of Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga.

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For You It Was Star Wars News, Updates, and Rumors; For Us It Was Tuesday – The Blockade Runner Podcast #214

We start this episode with updates on the Amidala Initiative and Disney employee walkouts before exploring Obi-Wan Kenobi news from EW and recent Darth Maul and Damon Lindelof rumors. We close the show out with our personal Star Wars Celebration plans.

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An Elegant Trailer, But a Less Civilized Age – The Blockade Runner Podcast #213

Ryan and John open the show by discussing our continued frustration with Disney’s support for the Florida lawmakers behind the state’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill before spending the remainder of the episode breaking down the newly-released Obi-Wan Kenobi trailer and Entertainment Weekly coverage.

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