Welcome to episode 77 of Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels: The Aliens of Menace. On this episode, Dennis, Jay, and Darth Taxus continue their ongoing discussion of The Phantom Menace in honor of its 20th anniversary. First, Dennis needs to vent a little about Star Wars on TNT, and then they turn to the news.
Star Wars News
During the news segment, the Scoundrels discuss:
Hayden Christensen is coming to Star Wars Celebration Chicago (“SWCC”),
The Mandalorian is also featured during a panel at SWCC,
Exclusive merchandise at SWCC,
The new panel for lotteries at SWC,
The return of Vi Moradi in Delilah S. Dawson’s Star Wars – Galaxy’s Edge: Blackspire, and
A new Star Wars audio only novel.
The Aliens of Menace
Once the news is over, the Scoundrels return to The Phantom Menace. During their discussion of “The Aliens of Menace,” they cover:
Jar Jar Binks and the Gungans,
Watto and the Toydarians,
Darth Maul and the Zabrak, and
Sebulba and the Dug.
Episode 77 ends with listener feedback. The Scoundrels have rounded up feedback to episode 76 and their “Phantom Reactions” from Twitter, email, and Instagram. Afterwards, they propose a new Twitter poll.