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[[File:Crocodile gungan.jpg|right|thumb|300px|That's not a tongue. THIS is a tongue.]]
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==Date==
==Date==
February 17th, 2014
February 17th, 2014
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*The first transport is away.
*The first transport is away.
**The Rebel right in the center of the frame looks really unsure about pumping his fist in the air.
**The Rebel right in the center of the frame looks really unsure about pumping his fist in the air.
*First appearance of [http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Dak Dak Ralter]
*The only person in the Original Trilogy (aside from Luke) to use binoculars
**Named [http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Trey_Callum Trey Callum].
===Podcast===
===Podcast===
*[[How big is it?|How big is]] the ion cannon?
*[[How big is it?|How big is]] the ion cannon?
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*Mentioned: [[Inside References and Running Jokes#You can cut that out|Edit that out]].
*Mentioned: [[Inside References and Running Jokes#You can cut that out|Edit that out]].
*Changes to the PA announcement, including Mark Hamill singing the line.
*Changes to the PA announcement, including Mark Hamill singing the line.
**At Forbidden Planet, Pete would abuse the store intercom to quote this scene.
*If you don't count the 2-seater Y-wings (from the Holiday Special) this is the first ship with a turret gunner.
*Mentioned ''Flight of the Intruder (1991)''
*Extras in this scene were members of the Norwegian armed forces.
*How to properly refer to the Imperial Walkers.
*How to properly refer to the Imperial Walkers.
**Pete and Adam say "AT-AT" (as opposed to "A-T-A-T"), whereas Alex says "Walkers".
===Meta Minute===
===Meta Minute===
*20:28 podcast episode length.
*20:28 podcast episode length.
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*The Star Destroyer is called the Tyrant (see [[The Empire Strikes Back 25|previous episode]])
*The Star Destroyer is called the Tyrant (see [[The Empire Strikes Back 25|previous episode]])
*[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Devastator The Devastator] was actually the Star Destroyer that attacked the Tantive IV in the opening scene of ''Star Wars''.
*[http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Devastator The Devastator] was actually the Star Destroyer that attacked the Tantive IV in the opening scene of ''Star Wars''.
*For this and the next few minutes were learn about Adam's love of Dak and are subjected to numerous "Dak" puns.
==Quotes==
==Quotes==
*'''Alex:''' I think "Epcots" are the standard unit of measure for ion cannons.
*'''Alex:''' I think "Epcots" are the standard unit of measure for ion cannons.
*'''Pete:''' (to the tune of "Send in the Clowns) 🎵Send in the droids...🎵
*'''Pete:''' (to the tune of "Send in the Clowns) 🎵Send in the droids...🎵
*'''Pete:''' I'm glad that these weren't electric balls... '''Alex:''' I can't tell you how many times I've said that.
*'''Pete:''' I'm glad that these weren't electric balls... '''Alex:''' I can't tell you how many times I've said that.
*'''Alex:''' Dak attack... from the back.
==Link==
==Link==
http://www.starwarsminute.com/2014/02/17/empire-minute-26-the-remnant/
http://www.starwarsminute.com/2014/02/17/empire-minute-26-the-remnant/
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That's not a tongue... THIS is a tongue.

Date

February 17th, 2014

Summary

The Rebel transport and its escort race away from the white planet, closely followed by the two red energy beams.

Guests

Adam Santiago

Notes

Film

  • Ion cannon fires.
  • Imperial Walkers are sighted on the north ridge.
  • The first transport is away.
    • The Rebel right in the center of the frame looks really unsure about pumping his fist in the air.
  • First appearance of Dak Ralter
  • The only person in the Original Trilogy (aside from Luke) to use binoculars

Podcast

  • How big is the ion cannon?
  • Rebel Transport ship is discussed.
    • Action figure carrying case
    • How big is it, and who is evacuating (in what order)?
  • Ion gun technology in other ships and in the Prequels (Sorry Pete).
  • Things we don't need to see: anti-gravity, time-travel
  • Mentioned: Edit that out.
  • Changes to the PA announcement, including Mark Hamill singing the line.
    • At Forbidden Planet, Pete would abuse the store intercom to quote this scene.
  • If you don't count the 2-seater Y-wings (from the Holiday Special) this is the first ship with a turret gunner.
  • Mentioned Flight of the Intruder (1991)
  • Extras in this scene were members of the Norwegian armed forces.
  • How to properly refer to the Imperial Walkers.
    • Pete and Adam say "AT-AT" (as opposed to "A-T-A-T"), whereas Alex says "Walkers".

Meta Minute

  • 20:28 podcast episode length.
  • This is Adam's second appearance on the podcast.
  • EPCOT Center is now known simply as "Epcot", and it refers to the entire park. The giant geodesic dome (which actually does resemble the ion cannon quite a bit) is called Spaceship Earth, and it is 180 ft (54 m) tall.
  • We learned that they use the metric system in Star Wars in minute 99.
  • The Star Destroyer is called the Tyrant (see previous episode)
  • The Devastator was actually the Star Destroyer that attacked the Tantive IV in the opening scene of Star Wars.
  • For this and the next few minutes were learn about Adam's love of Dak and are subjected to numerous "Dak" puns.

Quotes

  • Alex: I think "Epcots" are the standard unit of measure for ion cannons.
  • Pete: (to the tune of "Send in the Clowns) 🎵Send in the droids...🎵
  • Pete: I'm glad that these weren't electric balls... Alex: I can't tell you how many times I've said that.
  • Alex: Dak attack... from the back.

Link

http://www.starwarsminute.com/2014/02/17/empire-minute-26-the-remnant/


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