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==Date==
==Date==
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February 17th, 2014
==Summary==
==Summary==
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The Rebel transport and its escort race away from the white planet, closely followed by the two red energy beams.
==Guests==
==Guests==
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[[Adam Santiago]]
==Notes==
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===Film===
===Film===
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*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 [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].
**Played by Bob Anderson, the [[Attack of the Clones 8#Actors who have played Darth Vader/Anakin Skywalker|fencing double]] for Darth Vader.
===Podcast===
===Podcast===
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*[[How big is it?|How big is]] the ion cannon?
**Not that huge? Gigantic? The size of [[#Epcot|EPCOT Center?]]
*Rebel Transport ship is discussed.
**Action figure carrying case
**[[How big is it?|How big is it]], and who is evacuating (in what order)?
*Ion gun technology in other ships and in the Prequels ([[Inside References and Running Jokes#Sorry Pete|Sorry Pete]]).
*Things we don't need to see: anti-gravity, time-travel
*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.
**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".<br clear=all>
===Meta Minute===
*20:28 podcast episode length.
*This is Adam's second appearance on the podcast.
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*EPCOT Center is now known simply as [[Wikipedia:Epcot|"Epcot"]], and it refers to the entire park. The giant geodesic dome (which actually does resemble the ion cannon quite a bit) is called [[Wikipedia:Spaceship_Earth_(Epcot)|Spaceship Earth]], and it is 180 ft (54 m) tall.
**In early December 2016, Disney transformed Spaceship Earth into the Death Star in honor of the premier of '' Rogue One''.
*We learned that they use the metric system in Star Wars in [[Star Wars 99|minute 99]].
*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''.
*For this and the next few minutes were learn about Adam's love of Dak and are subjected to numerous "Dak" puns.


===Meta Minute===
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*tt:tt podcast episode length.
==Quotes==
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*'''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==
==Link==
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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

Vi frøs våre esler for dette?.jpg
  • 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.
    • In early December 2016, Disney transformed Spaceship Earth into the Death Star in honor of the premier of Rogue One.
  • 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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