Episode 292 – The Holiday Special That Almost Was

Somehow the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special has gone from the forbidden VHS tape to now fans being able to buy Life Day glowing orbs at Disney Parks.  To celebrate this wild time and in the spirit of giving thanks, this week are talking all about the original five-page outline for the holiday special.  Who wrote it?  That’s a kind of a mystery but we think it’s pretty easy to figure out.   It’s all about family, love, crashing ships, Wookiees, the Starship Musica and an Imperial spy played by Raquel Welch.   Join us as we explore this wild and rare but of Star Wars history and talk about the Holiday Special that almost was!

So vamp your way to favorite podcast player, listen today & celebrate the love!  

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Episode 291 – The CommTech Chips Strike Back

Our lives were recently dramatically changed when we learned of the existence of over 20 unreleased CommTech chips.   After the initial wave with TPM, originally the plan was for them to keep going with new technologies and “TWICE THE SPEECH”.   While these sadly never reached toy store shelves,  we have presented for you listeners, a comprehensive guide to the forbidden CommTech sounds!   Sabe!  Shmi!  Sickly sounding Tusken Raiders!  Porkins screaming!   It’s the CommTech follow up episode everyone has been waiting for!   PLUS :  we’re talking Disney Plus Day, that Kenobi concept art and the super charming Willow tease!  So, stand behind a camel creature’s tail, listen today and celebrate the love!  

Check out Prototype Archive here: https://www.prototypearchives.com/commtech-guide

Episode 290 – The Rick Famuyiwa Mandalorian Trilogy

This week it’s all about the mighty Rick Famuyiwa trilogy of Mandalorian episodes : The Child, The Prisoner and The Believer.   Join us as we explore the many reasons why each of these episodes continue to resonate with fans so much and we talk all about how their rich themes connect to his earlier work.  So get out your Disney Gallery CommTech chip set, listen today and celebrate the love!  

Episode 288 – INDY YEAR – Last Crusade Love Fest

Indy Year continues and this month we’re finally talking all about Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade!  It’s the Indy movie that put the heart back in the series and it sure was a wild ride making it happen.   Join us as we discuss the greatness of INDY 3 and the various insane early script drafts that had Indy riding a rhino, an army of gorillas and a small talking monkey.  Yes.  It’s as wild as it sounds BUT it all helped make Last Crusade the beloved character based classic that it is!  PLUS: a visit from a surprise caller to the show!! So eat a magic peach, listen today and celebrate the love! 

Episode 287 – David W. Collins and the Sound of Star Wars

This week we are thrilled to welcome back sound designer / mixer for Skywalker Sound and friend of the show, David W. Collins!  Join us as we get caught up and learn all about what went into creating the world of sounds for The Bad Batch, the bold audio choices of Star Wars Visions and the fascinating stories behind our favorites, Biomes and Galaxy of Sounds!  You’ll laugh a little, you’ll learn a lot and just like us, you’re likely to be fascinated by every word David says!  So get out those headphones, listen today and celebrate the love!

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Check out his awesome podcast, The Soundtrack Show!


Episode 286 – Anatomy of Anatomy of a Dewback

If there’s one thing we love as much as Star Wars movies & shows, it’s insane Star Wars documentaries!  So this week we’re thrilled to finally be talking the legendary ANATOMY OF A DEWBACK!  This documentary not only offered a look into the momentous creation of the CG Dewback BUT broke new ground on how films were advertised online! Join us as we talk Lucas’ sweet dewback dreams, pantyhose filters, and ask the immortal question if Stormtroopers are LAME-Os.  PLUS : THE SHOCKING WEEK 2 OF SNOKETOBERFEST! Listen today and celebrate the love! 

Episode 285 – The 100 Minute Marks of Star Wars

This week we are tackling an extremely important Star Wars topic – what happens at the 100 minute mark of the Star Wars films?  Just like the films themselves, they’re all a little different but they all that thar certain type of galaxy far far away magic. What happens in them, how are they alike and what is our ranking of them?  It’s a Star Wars topic that’ll have you viewing the films and counting numbers in a whole new way!  

PLUS :  the dramatic return of everyone’s favorite pickled celebration, SNOKETOBERFEST!   

So get out that wax paper, celebrate the love and listen today! 

Episode 284 – Star Wars Visions of Love

Here’s the short of it : Star Wars Visions is here and we liked it a lot.  Actually, we loved it and in this episode we are looking at just what makes it so special, why we connected with it. which shorts sent us over the top and which ones benefit from a second viewing?  Join us as we celebrate the joys of No Rules Star Wars and compare Visions to the Beatles White Album!  So find that golden statue of George Lucas, listen today and celebrate the love!  

Episode 283 – INDY YEAR – The Sounds of Indiana Jones

Indy Year continues and it’s about time we talked about the magical wizard Ben Burtt and his contributions to the sound of Indiana Jones!  How is the sound of Indy like Star Wars?  What sets it apart?  How were some of the most iconic Indy sounds created? Join us as we listen to sounds from all 4 Indy films and share how they were created and why it’s all about toilet bowl covers, irritated chickens and cheese casserole.   
So grab your fuzzy microphone, get on Big Thunder Mountain, celebrate the love and listen today!