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Episode 4 – How To Go Fast In The Galaxy

Hyperspace

But seriously how do you put out engine fires?

Space: The infinite frontier. Or something. But still, space…it’s really big! How do all those people zip all around the galaxy so easily? How do down-trodden aliens (and only one human apparently) rip through crazy, chaotic and dangerous podracing courses? How does one not only go fast…but Hyperspace-fast? On this episode of Loose Canon the boys talk about how the mechanics of such things in the Star Wars universe work, and how those concepts relate to some familiar scenes from the movies. Don’t worry, they’ll take it slow with you.

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Episode 3 – Why Aren’t Droids Allowed In The Cantina?

Cantina

Arguably Hasbro’s best offering

Why aren’t droids allowed in the cantina? This is a burning question for you isn’t it? It’s probably the biggest enigma from Episode IV. What’s the big beef with droids at the galaxy-famous Mos Eisley Cantina? Is it prejudice? Is Wuher just a big bully? Or is it something more?

Also the boys contemplate the musical stylings of the house band at length…

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Episode 2 – How Wookiees Work

Wookiees

That sexy, wind-blown look

Savage beast? Lovable fuzzball? Or the most vital agent for good in the galaxy? The trio uncovers just who Chewbacca is and what makes him tick. The guys also introduce the syllabus for their upcoming Wookiee culture comparative studies course beginning this fall. Register soon, spots are moving fast.

Bonus segment: it’s a small galaxy after all.

“A New Sith, or Revenge of the Hope” – A fan theory by Keith Martin
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