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Long-running, award-winning STAR WARS program hosted by podcasting veterans Jason Swank and Jimmy Mac, Rebel Force Radio provides STAR WARS information and entertainment. From the Classic Trilogy to the Prequels... From THE FORCE AWAKENS to ROGUE ONE to SOLO...Rebel Force Radio puts you on the front lines of fandom. Plus, plenty of CLONE WARS and REBELS too! Featuring celebrity guests, news, opinions, comedy, reviews, contests, and more.

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Long-running, award-winning STAR WARS program hosted by podcasting veterans Jason Swank and Jimmy Mac, Rebel Force Radio provides STAR WARS information and entertainment. From the Classic Trilogy to the Prequels... From THE FORCE AWAKENS to ROGUE ONE to SOLO...Rebel Force Radio puts you on the front lines of fandom. Plus, plenty of CLONE WARS and REBELS too! Featuring celebrity guests, news, opinions, comedy, reviews, contests, and more.

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By Ricardo the hutt - Dec 11 2019
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My only true source for the force podcast I listen to every week to get my knowledge on all things Star Wars. Jimmy and swank entertain me every weekend. Also love that they don’t swear so my wife and 2 year old and listen as well. Thanks guys. From one humble fan here, thanks!

DON'T LISTEN

By Darth Poncho - Dec 10 2019
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If you are a delicate little flower who gets offended easily and then writes a negative review, DO NOT LISTEN! If you are a fan of Star Wars, and want a quality podcast, please listen and enjoy.

iTunes Ratings

1982 Ratings
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1562
71
37
42
270

Real Star Wars source

By Ricardo the hutt - Dec 11 2019
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My only true source for the force podcast I listen to every week to get my knowledge on all things Star Wars. Jimmy and swank entertain me every weekend. Also love that they don’t swear so my wife and 2 year old and listen as well. Thanks guys. From one humble fan here, thanks!

DON'T LISTEN

By Darth Poncho - Dec 10 2019
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If you are a delicate little flower who gets offended easily and then writes a negative review, DO NOT LISTEN! If you are a fan of Star Wars, and want a quality podcast, please listen and enjoy.

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Rebel Force Radio: Star Wars Podcast

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Long-running, award-winning STAR WARS program hosted by podcasting veterans Jason Swank and Jimmy Mac, Rebel Force Radio provides STAR WARS information and entertainment. From the Classic Trilogy to the Prequels... From THE FORCE AWAKENS to ROGUE ONE to SOLO...Rebel Force Radio puts you on the front lines of fandom. Plus, plenty of CLONE WARS and REBELS too! Featuring celebrity guests, news, opinions, comedy, reviews, contests, and more.

Star Wars Oxygen: Vol. 14

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We begin our exploration of the brilliant work of John Williams as heard in the Prequel Trilogy starting with 1999's Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. David W. Collins, along with Jimmy Mac, dive right in while shining the spotlight on arguably the most well-known track from the soundtrack: "Duel of the Fates".  We discuss the influences and possible origins of the track, along with samples of the music itself. Plus, "Anakin's Theme" and we hear from Williams himself via soundbites from the late nineties and more. 

Jan 28 2015

1hr 30mins

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Star Wars Oxygen: Volume 17

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Is it new music or old? David W. Collins & Jimmy Mac return from Anaheim to give a close listen to the music of The Force Awakens second teaser trailer to determine if what we are hearing is a new recording, or a clever re-use of previously composed material by John Williams. Plus, we analyze the new Lucasfilm fanfare intro for the Star Wars digital releases. And, we wrap up our series of conversations about the music of Star Wars: Episode I: The Phantom Menace. All this plus Kor-ah, Rah-tah-mah this month on RebelForce Radio's Star Wars Oxygen! 

May 13 2015

1hr 24mins

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Rebel Force Radio: TFA Review Show #1

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Following an insane opening night and even more intense opening day, we have retreated to the RFR studios to process our emotions, discuss our feelings, and break down our analysis of STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS. Joining us are a couple of old friends who actually contributed to what you hear in TFA. David W. Collins and James Arnold Taylor provided their vocal talents for a slew of characters in the new film. The guys tell us how it happened and who they voiced. Plus, we begin what will be a continuing conversation about all-things-Episode VII in this, the first of a series of shows to wrap up 2015. 

Dec 20 2015

1hr 51mins

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Star Wars Oxygen: The Music of John Williams Vol. 21

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We kick off our discussion about the music of STAR WARS EPISODE III: REVENGE OF THE SITH with analysis of the dominant composition from the soundtrack, "Battle of the Heroes". Plus, David Collins reveals alternate takes on the famous STAR WARS MAIN THEME, listener feedback and more.

Sep 28 2015

1hr 26mins

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RFR: The Last Jedi Review Show #1

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About an hour after our first viewing of STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI on Opening Night, we gathered in the RFR studios to discuss our initial raw reactions, opinions, and analysis. We are happy to have RFR brother Billy Mac joining us for this spoiler-intense conversation. What did we love about the film? What had a huge impact on us as fans? What was weird, unpredictable, or unexpected? We talk about the big moments, reveals, and character development in this first of many shows reviewing the eighth episode of the amazing STAR WARS saga. 

Dec 15 2017

1hr 44mins

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Star Wars Oxygen: The Music of John Williams VOL 16

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David Collins & Jimmy Mac bring you more of the soundtrack to Star Wars Episode I The Phantom Menace, specifically, the music of Tatooine. We listen to the compositions associated with the desert planet and the film's centerpiece - The Podrace. Plus, listener feedback, Star Wars Celebration Anaheim, Little Debbie, Ben Hur, fart jokes and more!   

Apr 03 2015

1hr 29mins

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Star Wars Oxygen: The Music of John Williams Vol. 19

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Breathe in the Oxygen as we continue to dig deep into the soundtrack for Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones.  We listen to key compositions from the film that musically illustrate Anakin's fall to the dark side. Plus, electric guitars in Star Wars? We spotlight the a section from the Coruscant speeder chase that shreds. Plus, we continue our discussion about the dominant track from the film, "Across The Stars", and much more.

Jul 10 2015

1hr 5mins

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RFR: The Last Jedi Trailer Review

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The Rebel Force Radio A-Team gathered at the roundtable to provide full analysis, theories, and speculation immediately following the debut of the full trailer for STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI during Monday Night Football. Our all-star team includes our long-time brothers in the Force and they don’t disappoint! Director Kyle Newman and concept artist Paul Bateman kick off our breakdown with their amazing insights, followed by filmmaker F.J.DeSanto presenting observations with his trademark, no-nonsense style. Plus, we feature your calls on this podcast recorded live for a galaxy-wide audience. Breathe…Just breathe.

Oct 10 2017

2hr 40mins

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RFR Mandalorian After Show #1: Series Premiere

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STAR WARS has entered a new era as a weekly series has finally become reality. With the launch of Disney+, we are talking about the first episode of THE MANDALORIAN and taking your calls live!

Nov 13 2019

2hr 7mins

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Star Wars Oxygen: The Music of John Williams Vol. 13

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This month. we breakdown NEW Star Wars music from The Force Awakens teaser trailer. Then we wrap up our analysis of the Return of the Jedi soundtrack. Anything and everything concerning the music of Jedi that was not discussed in previous episodes is uncovered here, including Jedi Rocks, music from the deleted scenes and the dramatic showdown between Luke and Vader. Star Wars Oxygen...The perfect way to end 2014

Dec 31 2014

1hr 49mins

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Film Commentary with Sam Witwer: Revenge of the Sith

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In another RebelForce Radio Exclusive, Sam Witwer returns for the long-awaited conclusion of our prequel trilogy commentaries with Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and this time, David Collins is along for the ride with Jason & Jimmy Mac. Sam always blows our minds with his insightful and educated analysis of any Star Wars film, and Sith is no different. Plus, David has some incredible stories to tell about working at Lucasfilm while Episode III was in production. And of course, we have a ton of laughs along the way.  As always, you can watch the film along with us or simply listen to the show. It might be your last present of the holidays, but it's probably the best, as RFR presents our film commetary track for Revenge of the Sith with Sam Witwer.

Dec 26 2014

2hr 32mins

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Star Wars Oxygen: The Music of John Williams Vol. 15

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Jimmy Mac & David W. Collins return for more analysis of the soundtrack for Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace. This time, we listen to the music that defines Darth Sidious, Jar Jar Binks, The Trade Federation, and more.  Plus, we discover an evil influence for the jubilant parade music of "Augie's Municipal Band" and find a theme for Qui Gon Jinn. You will never listen to the music of The Phantom Menace the same way again after you get this fresh blast of Star Wars Oxygen

Mar 11 2015

1hr 32mins

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RFR: Rogue One Review Show #1

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ROGUE ONE is hitting theaters worldwide right now and we can no longer contain our excitement. Join us for our initial and spoiler-heavy discussion of the first-ever STAR WARS spin-off film. We talk about everything that thrilled us, puzzled us, challenged us, and excited us. From characters to plot to special effects, we cover it all. Joining us at the roundtable is "The A-Team" - Kyle Newman and Paul Bateman - who will share not only their first reviews of ROGUE ONE, but they also bring their knowledge as film industry veterans and STAR WARS experts.

Dec 15 2016

1hr 33mins

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RFR Stocking Stuffer Vol. 3

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It's almost a tradition! RFR's Stocking Stuffer is back again, hanging over your fireplace and chock full of wonderful all-new STAR WARS Christmas and holiday music. Listen as you decorate your STAR WARS Christmas tree, while shoveling Hoth-like snow off your driveway, or while driving your snowspeeder to the local cinema to see ROGUE ONE, again.  Then go back into our archives to hear previous Stocking Stuffers from 2013 and 2014! Each has something different to offer. Listen to them all and you will enjoy almost 2 hours of STAR WARS holiday fun. Happy holidays and Merry Christmas from the entire RFR family!

Dec 05 2018

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Star Wars Oxygen: The Music of John Williams: Vol. 22

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The music from the newest trailer for STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS had fans buzzing upon it's release last week. Was it new music by John Williams? Is it from the soundtrack to the upcoming film?  How does it compare to the music from previous Star Wars trailers? This month on Oxygen, we attempt to answer those questions as Jimmy Mac goes head-to-head with David W. Collins in a passionate and opinionated debate about the merits of the piece and the current trends in major motion picture marketing. Then, we return our focus to the soundtrack from REVENGE OF THE SITH as we spotlight the war music from the beginning of the film and more. 

Oct 28 2015

1hr 4mins

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Star Wars: The Force Awakens Roundtable

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By popular demand, The RFR Jedi Council has gathered at The Roundtable to provide our initial analysis of STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS. From art aesthetic, to characters, to the story itself, we cover as much as possible with our crew of experts. With a show this big, we had to break it down into two parts. Joining Jason Swank and Jimmy Mac for round one are Kyle Newman, Paul Bateman and F.J. DeSanto. It’s a through conversation about the plot, design, and the new heroes of TFA, including Rey. Then, Sam Witwer and David W. Collins stop by to get deep about Han Solo, Kylo Ren, and much more.

Jan 02 2016

2hr 31mins

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Star Wars Oxygen: Volume 23

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THE FORCE AWAKENS in three weeks and with the film premiere so close, we are finally getting little tastes of the soundtrack in TV spots and a clip from the American Music Awards. We analyze what little tantalizing tidbits that are out there so far. Speaking of the AMA's, this year's show featured a tribute to John Williams himself by Harrison Ford and the a cappella group Pentonix. We review this suprising and unique performance. And we continue our focus on the music of REVENGE OF THE SITH, including some great music used for General Grevious, the droid army, and the battle of Kashyyyk. This Thanksgiving, join RFR as we give thanks for John Williams and his brilliant musical contributions to the STAR WARS saga. 

Nov 26 2015

1hr 9mins

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Film Commentary with Sam Witwer: The Force Awakens

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Sam Witwer joins us for our audio commentary track of STAR WARS:THE FORCE AWAKENS. As with all of our commentary tracks, you canplay this while you watch TFA or listen as a stand-alone podcast.You never know what Sam will say or what amazing theories he comesup with! So cue up your copy of THE FORCE AWAKENS and watch it withRFR! 

Apr 29 2016

2hr 29mins

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New RISE OF SKYWALKER Footage/"I Am C-3PO" Highlights

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With less than a month until THE RISE OF SKYWALKER opens, we look at some of the latest Episode IX headlines including a review of the new "social media" trailer featuring new footage and excerpts from a recent Kathleen Kennedy Rolling Stone interview on the future of the franchise and her role within it. Plus, we look at the new Anthony Daniels book "I Am C-3PO" with audio highlights about his strained relationship with Kenny Baker, his insight into Mark Hamill's return to STAR WARS and a little information about shooting TROS. 

Nov 22 2019

2hr 7mins

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Star Wars Rebels: Declassified: The Siege Of Lothal

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THE Roundtable is back with Sam Witwer, Kyle Newman and F.J. Desanto joining Jason Swank & Jimmy Mac to dig deep into everything that happened in the Season 2 premiere of Star Wars Rebels, "The Siege Of Lothal". We get down and dirty talking about the re-emergence of Darth Vader and his effect on Ahsoka and the crew of The Ghost, the rise of rebellion and the domination of the Empire as it puts the hammer down on Lothal. Plus, go behind the scenes with Sam as he talks about the process of bringing The Emperor to life.

Jun 24 2015

1hr 24mins

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RFR Mandalorian After Show #5: "The Gunslinger"

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S1 Chapter 5 "The Gunslinger"

Seeking repairs for the Razor Crest, The Mandalorian lands on Mos Eisley and joins forces with a rookie bounty hunter to find Fennic Shand, hiding out somewhere across The Dune Sea.

We're talking Chapter 5 of season one with special guests Billy Mac and Matt Rashid and taking live listener calls. Tatooine makes it's Mandalorian debut and we visit many familiar places along the way. Plus, we discuss the cameos from Amy Sedaris and Ming Na-Wen and what their characters bring to the episode.

Dec 07 2019

1hr 58mins

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THE RISE OF SKYWALKER TV Spots: Hints & Reveals

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STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER has reached peak media marketing with the recent debut of several TV spots revealing a variety of fresh footage from Episode IX. We look at each commercial and try to pick up on all the hints and clues from “The final episode in the Skywalker Saga”. Are the reveals in the marketing too revealing? Or are they just playing on our nostalgia? We tear it all apart and tell you what we think. John Boyega appeared on The Tonight Show to give us further details about the script stolen from underneath his bed, and the fallout. TMZ also grabbed Boyega on the streets of Manhattan for some further explanation. We have highlights and reactions! Plus, old footage of George Lucas admitting he may have gone too far with THE PHANTOM MENACE gives us a few laughs, and of course, ample Baby Yoda talk.

Dec 06 2019

2hr 21mins

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RFR Mandalorian After Show #4: "The Sanctuary"

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S1 Chapter 4: "The Sanctuary"   

The Mandalorian seeks refuge on a backwater planet where he teams up with a former Rebel trooper to train a small group of villagers to defend themselves against a group of vicious raiders.   

We're back for Chapter 4 of The Mandalorian with our discussion and analysis of the "The Sanctuary" with our guest, John Pyka. Plus, we're taking your calls to hear what you think!     

Nov 30 2019

1hr 41mins

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Baby Yoda Merch, Flying Stormtroopers & TROS Hints

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Following the popularity of THE MANDALORIAN, we consider the upcoming onslaught of Baby Yoda merchandise and wonder why it wasn’t ready to launch sooner. Was it to preserve the secret or was Disney/Lucasfilm caught off guard and unprepared for the overwhelming popular reaction to the new character? We discuss! In more spoiler-free Mandalorian conversation, we look at The Camtono and discover where the name for it may have originated. The first full clip from THE RISE OF SKYWALKER has been released and it’s a sequence featuring flying stormtroopers, which leads to debate, argument, and even some insults! J.J. Abrams, Daisy Ridley and John Boyega appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America this week to talk TROS and the case of a legit Episode IX script landing on Ebay courtesy due to some sloppiness by a cast member. Find out who it was! We dig deeper into some weird comments made by Kathleen Kennedy about STAR WARS source material and consider the “End of the Skywalker Saga” marketing campaign. Plus, Daisy Ridley reveals her true feelings for the Porgs and raps about The Wars on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Celebrate Thanksgiving with RFR, Star Wars-style! 

Nov 28 2019

2hr 27mins

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RFR Mandalorian After Show: #3 "The Sin"

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We're back for Chapter 3 of The Mandalorian with our discussion and analysis of the "The Sin". Plus, we're taking your calls to hear what you think!

Nov 23 2019

1hr 45mins

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New RISE OF SKYWALKER Footage/"I Am C-3PO" Highlights

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With less than a month until THE RISE OF SKYWALKER opens, we look at some of the latest Episode IX headlines including a review of the new "social media" trailer featuring new footage and excerpts from a recent Kathleen Kennedy Rolling Stone interview on the future of the franchise and her role within it. Plus, we look at the new Anthony Daniels book "I Am C-3PO" with audio highlights about his strained relationship with Kenny Baker, his insight into Mark Hamill's return to STAR WARS and a little information about shooting TROS. 

Nov 22 2019

2hr 7mins

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RFR Mandalorian After Show: #2 "The Child"

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S1 E2 "The Child"

After acquiring "The Asset", The Mandalorian returns to his starship to find it being dismantled by Jawa scavengers, leading to a battle outside their Sandcrawler. Negotiation arbitrated by Kuiil places the bounty hunter into a perilous showdown with a wild mudhorn to obtain an object the Jawas desire.

We're back for Chapter 2 of THE MANDALORIAN with our discussion and analysis of the "The Child" with special guest Billy Mac. Plus, we're taking your calls to hear what you think!

Nov 16 2019

1hr 47mins

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RFR Mandalorian After Show #1: Series Premiere

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STAR WARS has entered a new era as a weekly series has finally become reality. With the launch of Disney+, we are talking about the first episode of THE MANDALORIAN and taking your calls live!

Nov 13 2019

2hr 7mins

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The Mandalorian, Wedge & Butts

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After years of speculation and anticipation, a live-action STAR WARS weekly series becomes reality when THE MANDALORIAN series debut happens next week. We look at the first footage of Nick Nolte’s Ugnaught character Kuiil and Ming Na Wen’s bounty hunter Fennic Shand with speculation about the teased big spoiler in the premiere episode. RFR broke the news last month, Denis Lawson will be returning to Star Wars in THE RISE OF SKYWALKER to reprise his role of Wedge Antilles. Kevin Liell joins us to share the inside scoop about how it all happened. And, a mystery guest joins us to provide a counterpoint to our “Star Wars Crybaby” criticism of Eric Butts’s Star Wars trailer reaction video from last week’s show. Plus, getting pumped up for RFR Live: Skywalker Rises In Ohio and more!

Nov 09 2019

2hr 20mins

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Benioff/Weiss OUT & New Mandalorian Trailer Review

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As we suspected in recent weeks, the Game Of Thrones producer duo of David Benioff & D.B. Weiss have officially dropped out of their commitments to create the next STAR WARS trilogy. What does this mean for the future of Star Wars films and the franchise in general? We provide our insight and observations. The Mandalorian debuts in just a couple of weeks and a new trailer dropped this week! We go through the entire thing shot-by-shot and analyze everything. And, we have audio highlights from Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni from a recent Mandalorian media junket for the upcoming Disney+ series. Swank's Halloween costume leads to a discussion about the legitimacy of Star Wars trailer reaction videos and all the tears shed over it. Plus, a little Trick or Treat talk for your post-Halloween enjoyment.

Nov 01 2019

1hr 55mins

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The Rise Of Skywalker: Final Trailer Reaction Show LIVE!

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We give you our first reactions to the final trailer for Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker and take your calls live immediately following it's debut on Monday Night Football. Were there any "Oh My God!" moments, or was it more "Meh". We hear what you think while you hear what we think!

Oct 22 2019

1hr 36mins

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STAR WARS Halloween Costumes & Vintage Action Figures

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This week, we talk about when THE RISE OF SKYWALKER trailer may drop, George Lucas's hints about the direction he would have taken the sequel trilogy, and Matt George, co-author of "Engineering An Empire: The Creators of Kenners Star Wars Toys" joins us In The Cantina to talk about the personalities behind the vintage action figure line. Plus, we react to the cancel culture putting Star Wars Halloween costumes for kids in the cross-hairs and more.

Oct 18 2019

2hr 17mins

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Wedge Returns! And, George Lucas's Side of the Story

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Original Trilogy fan favorite Wedge Antilles actor Denis Lawson will be returning to Star Wars in THE RISE OF SKYWALKER. We talk about the news and our role in breaking it on Twitter. Will J.J. Abrams attempt to undo THE LAST JEDI? We react to recent interview comments from the Episode IX director. Our analysis of Bob Iger's book and the Disney acquisition of STAR WARS continues. This episode, George Lucas tells his side of the story. We piece together evidence and comments gathered to represent what we know of George's reaction to the new direction of the Star Wars sequels, following the rejection of his original story ideas, and what those ideas may have been. Plus, Ian McDiarmid is added to additional episodes of STAR WARS REBELS and we lay down the details.  

Oct 11 2019

2hr 23mins

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More Iger Book Bombshells

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We continue our deep dive into the “Star Wars” chapter of Bob Iger’s book, featuring behind-the-scenes revelations about the Disney acquisition of Lucasfilm and George Lucas’s desire to remain involved in the creation of the Sequel Trilogy. Was Lucas betrayed and who betrayed him? We once again spotlight excerpts from the books and piece together a timeline of events. As Triple Force Friday launches the merchandising push for THE RISE OF SKYWALKER, we consider many of the challenges STAR WARS collectors face during a time of change for the hobby. Star Wars In Pop Culture returns with a trip to STAR TOURS for THE GOLDBERGS, and Jon Favreau’s THE CHEF SHOW pays a visit to Dave Filoni at Skywalker Ranch. Plus, Swank has a run-in with Ohio law enforcement. Here what happened and how Star Wars saved the day!  

Oct 04 2019

2hr 17mins

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Bob Iger Book Bombshells / Kevin Feige Joins Star Wars

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STAR WARS Behind-The-Scenes news dominates this week’s episode of Rebel Force Radio. From the bombshells dropped in Bob Iger’s new memoir regarding Disney’s treatment of George Lucas, to the shocking news about Marvel’s Kevin Feige joining the galaxy far, far away, this has been a memorable week. Be there with us when the Feige news broke and hear our first-blush reactions and predictions. What will this mean for the future of Star Wars, Kathleen Kennedy, and the projects announced for Benioff/Weiss and Rian Johnson? We try to connect-the-dots. We go through the STAR WARS chapter in “The Ride of a Lifetime” and analyze Bob Iger’s account of the Disney acquisition of Lucasfilm and missteps along the way, along with revelations and confirmations about how the sale when down. Plus, the lessons learned by Luke Skywalker, Star Wars collecting rants spill over from RFR Rush Hour and more!

Sep 27 2019

2hr 22mins

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Bill Burr in The Mandalorian, Anakin & The Emperor in Utah, TROS Talk: RFR LIVE!

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RFR LIVE returned this week and we took your calls to hear what you think about The Rise Of Skywalker and the future of STAR WARS. The phone lines were open all night and you guys brought some amazing conversation. Bill Burr revealed he will be joining THE MANDALORIAN cast, and we have some audio highlights revealing his disconnect from the Galaxy Far, Far Away. Dan Spindle, morning news anchor from Salt Lake City NBC affiliate KSL, gives us a report from his recent encounter with Hayden Christensen and Ian McDiramid, The Yoda Questionnaire Returns, cool Snoke theories and more.

Sep 20 2019

2hr 27mins

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Gaffi Sticks, Krayt Dragons & Kenobi Keychains

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We’re looking forward towards the launch of THE MANDALORIAN with new comments from Filoni and Favreau, along with action figure leaks. What is the Offworld Jawa? We try to figure it out! In STAR WARS news this week, Ian McDiarmid & Hayden Christensen were not allowed to participate in a convention panel due to a last-minute restriction by Disney. We look between the lines to decipher what this cancellation might mean for THE RISE OF SKYWALKER. We look back at the classic KENOBI novel by John Jackson Miller and discuss Gaffi Sticks, Krayt Dragons and Kenobi Keychains. And we’re probably the only fans on the internet to acknowledge a mundane anniversary for the Droids/Ewoks Hour from the eighties.  

Sep 13 2019

1hr 47mins

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From Modesto to The Mandalorian: STAR WARS Past & Future

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We go back to the future this week on RFR! In our post-D23 review, we review THE MANDALORIAN trailer shot-by-shot and speculate about plot points and character motivation. We have interview highlights from the convention with the shows bad guy Moff Gideon, Giancarlo Espositio. Plus, more production updates from THE RISE OF SKYWALKER via comments from director J.J. Abrams and composer John Williams teases the end of Episode IX. Historian W.R. Miller joins us IN THE CANTINA to talk about his book THE STAR WARS HISTORICAL SOURCEBOOK, the first of a multi-volume collection preserving the history of Star Wars via an incredible collection of interview excerpts spanning the years in books, newspapers and magazines. Volume One is available now! Also this week, we take a sound effect from RETURN OF THE JEDI into the RFR Soundlab and compare it to audio heard in the TROS Sizzle Reel footage with surprising results. And, we have the latest Mr. Iger voicemail and its packed with exclusive info not revealed at D23.

Sep 06 2019

1hr 57mins

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STAR WARS at D23 Reaction: RFR LIVE!

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FR went live this week to review the big STAR WARS news coming out of D23 Expo in Anaheim. In honor of the big event, we opened up our switchboard to hear what you think of THE MANDALORIAN trailer, the big KENOBI announcement, and the latest reveals from THE RISE OF SKYWALKER. And of course, the vision of a Rey with a reticulated red blade was nothing short of thrilling. Plus, panel and interview highlights from the event with cast and crew and more.

Aug 31 2019

2hr 2mins

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The KENOBI Tornado Is Coming!

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As D23 begins, we speculate about a KENOBI series for Disney+, we get pumped up for THE MANDALORIAN, and ramp up towards THE RISE OF SKYWALKER with new information about the John Williams soundtrack and new books. We go IN THE CANTINA with STAR WARS artist Otis Frampton to discuss his pitch for THE JAWA ADVENTURES. Plus, a little Star Wars collecting talk, a few laughs, and sand. It gets everywhere.

Aug 23 2019

1hr 48mins

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