Episode #015: I’m a Toydarian

Resistance Radio hosts Mikey and Donya are joined by Eric and Jeanna to discuss the latest Rogue One developments and this week’s Spotlight topic, Watto.

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  • We’ll be at Indy PopCon between June 17 and 19. We’re hosting a Star Wars panel with Indiana’s 501st, as well as doing a live podcast and other shenanigans.
  • If you’re able to make it to PopCon, we’ll have some awesome Resistance Radio merch for sale at our table!
  • Rogue One is heading into reshoots. Should we be concerned?
  • Want your very own mangled Vader helmet? Now you don’t need to be Kylo Ren! Propshop and Lucasfilm have launched the Ultimate Studio Edition of Star Wars prop collectibles.
  • The Han Solo movie is heading into development in early 2017. Some of us are still on the fence about the necessity of a Han Solo spinoff.
  • Remember that rumor about Tom Hardy as an ass-slapping Stormtrooper? Looks like there’s more credibility to it than we originally thought.
  • Han Solo’s death affected plenty of Star Wars fans, now Daisy Ridley has opened up about filming it on the Force Awakens set.
  • Ever wished you were a fly on the wall at some of the Star Wars casting auditions? Daisy Ridley and John Boyega recreated some on SNL.
  • Our Spotlight topic for this week is all about Watto.
  • Why Watto? Er, well. Apparently that’s all on Eric.
  • We get into a slightly heated debate about whether Watto is a father figure to Anakin.
  • Republic Credits aren’t good for Watto, only money – we discuss his business practices.
  • How about his gambling problem? Both Watto and Qui-gon cheated – we compare their motivations.
  • Was Watto genuinely glad to see Anakin when he returned, or was he seeking opportunity?

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