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==Date==
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December 6th, 2016
==Summary==
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Obi-Wan falls fifty stories, until a speeder drops down next to him, and he manages to grab onto the back end of the speeder and haul himself toward the cockpit.
==Guests==
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[[Tom Taylor]]
==Notes==
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===Film===
===Film===
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*A downer of a minute.
===Podcast===
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*Pete does some math on [[How big is it?|Obi-Wan's fall]].
 
**Assuming Earth-like gravity and atmosphere, Obi-Wan would fall 1138 feet after 10 seconds.
**He would reach terminal velocity (120 mph) soon after that, and his total fall would be 2.4 km.
*Is Obi-Wan using the Force in any capacity to slow his descent?
*So many things in this minute have to be explained away using the Force.
*Obi-Wan's hair stays perfectly coiffed. Maybe that's what he was using all his Force power on because of [[SWM-Canon#Obi-Wan's vanity|his vanity]].
*Jake Lloyd-esque cut dialog.
*The writing is trying hard to demonstrate that Anakin and Obi-Wan were friends through banter that is inappropriate for a high-speed chase.
**Is this what Obi-Wan was thinking that Anakin was a "good friend".
*Someone should have Obi-Wan in ''Star Wars'' flash back to these sorts of scenes.
*Referenced: [[SWM-Canon#Laser Swords]]
*Foreshadowing: [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chekhov's_gun Yoda's lightsaber].
*Mentioned: [[Inside References and Running Jokes#The Naboo Movie|The Naboo Movie]]
*Yoda as the standard against which all Jedi are compared? It's a small universe.
*Sound design is reminiscent of the podrace.
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*tt:tt podcast episode length.
*29:28 podcast episode length.
*[[Indiana Jones Minute]] just wrapped up the week before last.
*Mentioned: [[Inside References and Running Jokes#Now Pete has to buy the domain|Do I have to buy that?]].
*Coruscant is only a tiny bit smaller than the Earth, and assuming the average density of the planet is the same as ours, then it should have 96% Earth's gravity. Of course, Obi-Wan's weight (or more accurately, his ''mass'') would have no impact on the speed at which he falls. That is more down to the force of air resistance.
*Technically, the building that was known as the Sears Tower in Chicago, is now the [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willis_Tower Willis Tower], though people still commonly refer to it by its previous name.
 
==Quotes==
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*'''Alex:''' Uh oh. No one told me there'd be math.
 
*'''Tom:''' Yellow is more of a "wizard" color anyway.
==Link==
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http://www.starwarsminute.com/2016/12/06/attack-of-the-clones-minute-17-g-g-g-g-g-g-g/
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Date

December 6th, 2016

Summary

Obi-Wan falls fifty stories, until a speeder drops down next to him, and he manages to grab onto the back end of the speeder and haul himself toward the cockpit.

Guests

Tom Taylor

Notes

Film

  • A downer of a minute.

Podcast

  • Pete does some math on Obi-Wan's fall.
    • Assuming Earth-like gravity and atmosphere, Obi-Wan would fall 1138 feet after 10 seconds.
    • He would reach terminal velocity (120 mph) soon after that, and his total fall would be 2.4 km.
  • Is Obi-Wan using the Force in any capacity to slow his descent?
  • So many things in this minute have to be explained away using the Force.
  • Obi-Wan's hair stays perfectly coiffed. Maybe that's what he was using all his Force power on because of his vanity.
  • Jake Lloyd-esque cut dialog.
  • The writing is trying hard to demonstrate that Anakin and Obi-Wan were friends through banter that is inappropriate for a high-speed chase.
    • Is this what Obi-Wan was thinking that Anakin was a "good friend".
  • Someone should have Obi-Wan in Star Wars flash back to these sorts of scenes.
  • Referenced: SWM-Canon#Laser Swords
  • Foreshadowing: Yoda's lightsaber.
  • Mentioned: The Naboo Movie
  • Yoda as the standard against which all Jedi are compared? It's a small universe.
  • Sound design is reminiscent of the podrace.

Meta Minute

  • 29:28 podcast episode length.
  • Indiana Jones Minute just wrapped up the week before last.
  • Mentioned: Do I have to buy that?.
  • Coruscant is only a tiny bit smaller than the Earth, and assuming the average density of the planet is the same as ours, then it should have 96% Earth's gravity. Of course, Obi-Wan's weight (or more accurately, his mass) would have no impact on the speed at which he falls. That is more down to the force of air resistance.
  • Technically, the building that was known as the Sears Tower in Chicago, is now the Willis Tower, though people still commonly refer to it by its previous name.

Quotes

  • Alex: Uh oh. No one told me there'd be math.
  • Tom: Yellow is more of a "wizard" color anyway.

Link

http://www.starwarsminute.com/2016/12/06/attack-of-the-clones-minute-17-g-g-g-g-g-g-g/


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