Episode 388 – The Bringing Up Norky Of Destiny

In 2004, as part of the Star Wars Fan Club, both Jason and Gabe received in the mail actual animation cels from the legendary Ewoks animated series.   For decades, Jason didn’t know who the weird creature with a flower on its head was and had his stashed away in his Art of Attack of the Clones book.   Last month he rediscovered it and found out it’s from the Ewoks season 2 episode, BRINGING UP NORKY.   So that can only mean one thing – Jason and Gabe have to watch Bringing Up Norky three times in a row!   Listen along as they make deep observations, get confused,  feel bad for the animators and compare watching it to falling asleep!  

So, get some cookies out of the pouch, listen today and celebrate the love!  

Check out Maureen Kuppe’s Ewok Fan Club Cels page:

http://maureenkuppe.com/ewokcels/

Maureen is a legend :

http://maureenkuppe.com/tantive4/insight.html

watch Bringing Up Norky here.  If you really want to.

EPISODE 370 – THE EWOKS JOIN THE WATER FIGHT 

Your prayers have been answered and we are finally talking about the 1983 kids read along book and record, THE EWOKS JOIN THE FIGHT!   And just to add a little excitement to it all we’re making the horrible mistake of drinking a glass of water every time R2-D2 tells us to turn the page!  That’s 12 glasses of water!  Listen as we learn all about the brave Ewoks during the battle of Endor and almost die from drinking way more water then a human should in 45 minutes!   So get the flickering flame of freedom ready, celebrate the love and listen today!  

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Episode 368 : Dorothee and Les Petits Ewoks

It’s the episode you’ve all been waiting for as we are finally dedicating an entire hour to the French kids superstar and only person to release four songs about Ewoks, DOROTHEE!   Join us as we look at Dorothee’s vast and incredible history, a shocking discovery about her on Disney Plus and most importantly, her Ewok songs!  We’re listening to each one and sharing the English translations of the beautiful lyrics!  You’re not the only person singing about Cindel and Duloks!  PLUS : hear the frightening French Wicket voice from Caravan of Courage!  So get that courage in your heart, listen today and celebrate the love!  

Watch Dorothee Ewok videos!

Les Petits Ewoks : https://youtu.be/euVpCyu245U

La Chanson des Ewoks:  https://youtu.be/K8hbV7rxeBA

Les Petits Ewoks LIVE : https://youtu.be/5u290f90N-c

We support the SAG-AFTRA / WGA strike! We love this stuff and we want our favorite who make our favorite things people to be treated fairly! 
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Episode 261 – The Ewok Cartoon Challenge Strikes Back

5 years ago, we took the Ewok Cartoon Challenge where we bravely attempted to find out how many episodes of the animated adventure of those furry defenders of the Endor forest we could watch in a week.  Now, with the Ewok cartoon making it’s Disney Plus debut, we figured it was time to revisit the challenge and see how many episodes of season 2 we could watch in ONE NIGHT.  How many did we get through?  What happens in them?  Did the Leaf Queen turn us into piles of leaves?  WHO is LARRY?!  Will we ever watch another Ewok cartoon again?? All these questions and more are answered in this magic filled episode!  

Episode 237 – Ewok Month / Saga Year – Dare To Be Cute – Return of the Jedi, Ewoks and The Power of Cute

In this final week of Ewok Movie Month, we’re taking back to where it all began with Return of the Jedi and the creation of the Ewoks.  With just about everyone telling George Lucas that little teddy bear creatures saving the Rebel Alliance was a bad idea, he never backed down and he DARED TO BE CUTE.  But why does cute feel so at home in Star Wars?  Like the Ewoks, is there a deeper meaning for the addition of the cute?  What would ROTJ be like without Ewoks and why did everyone, including toy makers think they would ruin Star Wars? It’s an Ewok Month / Saga Year crossover event and it’s the epic conclusion to a great month of Ewok madness!  So, join that teddy bear picnic, dare to be cute and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!  

Episode 236 – Ewok Month – THE LEGACY OF THE EWOK ADVENTURES

People say the Ewok movies aren’t canon, they never happened, nobody likes them them … but we’re saying maybe that’s not true?  Join us as Ewok Movie Month rages on we take a look at some of the many things first seen in the two made for television Ewok films that have spread into other eras of Star Wars!  From Nightsisters to video games to Galaxy’s Edge, the Ewok Movies are EVERYWHERE!   And listen for an EXCLUSIVE Blast Points Ewok Movie Month report from Talking Bay 94 as Brandon interviews TEEK herself, Niki Botelho!  They talk about studying Warwick Davis’ movements as a Wicket stand-in, Wilford Brimley and all the Teek Love in the world today!   If that wasn’t enough, there’s tons of amazing messages from listeners on why THEY love the Ewok movies!!  It’s an all out Ewok Movie Love Fest so listen today!  


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Episode 235 – Ewok Month – THE MYTHOLOGY OF THE EWOK ADVENTURES with Marie-Claire from WHAT THE FORCE

It’s Ewok Month week THREE and it’s time to get deep into the incredible mythology of the Ewok Saga! To help us with this quest, we welcome Marie-Claire Gould from the wonderful What the Force podcast.  Join us as she breaks down the hero’s quest in Caravan of Courage, the heroine’s journey in Battle for Endor, a brain exploding Hidden Fortress parallel, the meaning of the Gorax, Teek, Fairy Tales and so much more.  It’s an illuminating episode that will make you never look at the Ewok Adventures the same way again!   So sing that sweet lullaby to Wilford Brimley, listen today and celebrate the love!

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Episode 234 – Ewok Month – THE BATTLE FOR ENDOR

Ewok Month continues as we look at the dark, bizarre and beautiful second chapter in the Ewok Stand Alone Cinematic Saga, 1985’s The Battle for Endor.  It’s the lighthearted Sunday night kids film George Lucas said he wanted to be all about DEATH and it shows! How did this weird one get made?  Who made it?  How many times do they talk about friends and family dying? Does Wilford Brimley REALLY drop an F-bomb in the movie? What are some of our favorite parts?  Tune in as we answer all those crucial questions and more!  

So fly away like the little bird Father Towani told you about and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!  

Episode 233 – Ewok Month : CARAVAN OF COURAGE / THE EWOK ADVENTURE

Ewok Month is here and we’re starting it out with the legendary first Star Wars standalone film, 1984’s The Ewok Adventure aka Caravan of Courage.  Join us as we take a beyond in depth look at this Ewok filled slice of Star Wars joy.   How was it conceived?  Who made it?  What’s it’s connection to Star Wars history?  What are some of our favorite parts? What’s up with those French Ewok songs by Dorothee?  Tune in as we cover all that and more in this kick off to a five episode series exploring all things Ewoks!   So crash your Star Cruiser and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS! 


ENTER OUR GIVEAWAY & SHOW HOW YOU ARE CELEBRATING EWOK MONTH!  are you creating Ewok art?  Poetry about Cindel?  A clay sculpture of Mace?  Are you baking Teek cupckes?   Take a photo and post it on Twitter and / or Instagram with the hashtag #EwokMonth    A winner will be picked every week and you will get an amazing Ewok Adventure prize pack from our friends at Nerdmatters!  

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SING ALONG WITH DOROTHEE :

https://youtu.be/euVpCyu245U
https://youtu.be/MY6EsCirsNc

Episode 223 – Ewok Storybook Audio Drama Theater

This is THE episode you’ve been waiting for.  Join us as we perform full audio dramas of THREE classic Ewok children’s books from the 1980s.  First it’s the literary staple, The Baby Ewok Picnic Surprise.  Do Ewoks make good babysitters?  And what about these secret berries Ewok can’t get enough of? That is followed by the darker middle chapter, The Ewok Who Was Afraid.  This is a daring tale of cruelty, courage and magic gems that aren’t really magic.  Finally we close with the controversial Three Cheers for Kneesaa! A tale of empowerment, archery and the originator of #NotMyWicket.  So come along as we travel to that forest moon and celebrate the love!