The Bad Motivators: A Malfunctioning Star Wars Podcast


Ep. 159: All Those Midichlorians and You Still Can’t Tell She’s Pregnant?

March 3, 2020

News on The Mandalorian, the novelization of The Rise of Skywalker, and a new episode of The Clone Wars! Here's what happens:

  • No Dallas? No Problem! Our pal Robbo (@GC9X) helps fill the void.
  • The guest was the only person who got something on Who Got What this week. What are the chances?
  • Robbo weighs in on Project Luminous.
  • There's a bit of news about The Mandalorian, some real and some not so much.
  • Well, early copies of the soon-to-be-released The Rise of Skywalker novelization didn't cause any issues at all, and people have been nothing but great about it.
  • Oh, Ian McDiarmid, we would listen to you read the dictionary just to get more of that Palpatine voice.
  • We take a look at S07E02 of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, A Distant Echo and it does not disappoint. How are you liking the episodes so far?
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