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Mando Ch. 16: “The Rescue” – The Blockade Runner Podcast #164

Original Blockade Runners Kevin and Dan join Ryan and John for this huge episode covering the mind-blowing season (series?) finale of The Mandalorian. This episode felt like a hugely important moment for the show and for Star Wars in general and we spend close to three hours covering every aspect of its triumphant surprises and implications for the future.

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Mando Ch. 15: “The Believer” – The Blockade Runner Podcast #163

We’re back for the second time in like 36 hours to discuss Mandalorian Ch. 15 “The Believer.” We discuss Rick Famiyuwa’s brilliant writing and direction, Bill Burr’s fantastic performance, Din’s resolute willingness to do whatever it takes to find Grogu, and what may be on the horizon for the show’s characters, including Boba Fett.

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(So Many) Future Star Wars Projects Announced – The Blockade Runner Project # 162

So, so many Star Wars projects announced today and, per usual, we couldn’t help but talk about them for a very long time. We’re excited.

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Mando Ch 14: “The Tragedy” – The Blockade Runner Podcast #161

Ryan and John dive deep into “The Tragedy” and discuss the episode’s returning characters, intense action, and those darktroopers! We conclude the episode with @NorskAkiruno ‘s insightful take on Mando Ch. 13.

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Mando Ch. 13: “The Jedi” – The Blockade Runner Podcast #160

Mando Ch. 13, “The Jedi,” is a massively important episode for the series and for the larger Star Wars galaxy. We dig into its implications for the Mando and the Child, Ahsoka, the future of the series, and the future of Star Wars storytelling going forward.

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Mando Ch. 12: The Siege – The Blockade Runner Podcast #159

Ryan and John somehow again spend two hours discussing a 40 minute episode of television…but it’s a pretty good conversation! We discuss the impossible cuteness of The Child, the contrast between the not great real life Gina Carrano and the actually great on screen Cara Dune, what exactly is “the way,” and even strand-casts (whatever those are). 

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Mando Ch. 11: “The Heiress” – The Blockade Runner Podcast #158

Ryan and John discuss Mandalorian Chapter 11’s best moments and biggest reveals plus the eventual destination for The Child.

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Mando Ch. 10 – “The Passenger” – The Blockade Runner Podcast #157

This episode featuers a detailed look at The Mandalorian Chapter 10 – “The Passenger” before wrapping up with short segments on Mando Mondays #2, the full trailer for the Lego Star Wars Holiday special, and Celebration 2020 merchandise.

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Mando Ch. 9 “The Marshall” – The Blockade Runner Podcast #156

The Mandalorian season two is here and we dig into its premiere episode, “The Marshall,” in today’s episode. We celebrate our favorite elements, speculate about where the story will head from here, and consider the pros and cons of returning to characters from the past.

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Lenticular Dooku! – The Blockade Runner Podcast #150

BR 150 CoverRyan and John discuss the next Star Wars film being pushed to 2023, the upcoming LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special, and the wonders of stumbling across a ton of TPM and AOTC merch at an amazing Denver comic book store.

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