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===Film===
===Film===
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*Carrie Fisher applause shot
*Starts with Han Solo entering the rebel control room and ends with romantic tension between Han and Leia.
*First appearance of General Rieekan
*The futuristic rebel tactical display screens from Star Wars are still evident on Hoth.
*Carrie Fisher / Princess Leia applause shot.
*The first (and last) appearance of General Rieekan. (The actor that played General Rieekan also played a brash American hotel guest in Fawlty Towers.)
*Strands of the romantic Han Solo and Princess Leia music is heard for the first time in this minute.
===Podcast===
===Podcast===
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*Mentioned: The [[Unsung Heroes#Leigh Brackett|Brackett draft]], [[Inside References and Running Jokes#Spoilers|Spoilers]]
*Leia kissing Luke and what it all means.
*Leia and Han's relationship and what it all means.
*What would have happened if Chewbacca did receive a medal.
*Its cold inside the rebel base as well as outside - everyone is wearing puffy coats. Jackie talks about wanting Leia's white jacket.
*Leia's hair and outfit in this scene and how they compare to all other costumes.
*Han's outfit in this scene.
*The supposed Armenian origin of the name Rieekan.
*Mentioned: The [[Unsung Heroes#Leigh Brackett|Brackett draft]], [[Inside References and Running Jokes#Spoilers|Spoilers]].
*In the Brackett Draft Commander Willard and General Dodonna (from Star Wars) are also in the rebel base on Hoth.
*K-3PO (the white C-3PO) appears in this minute; is that droid also played by Anthony Daniels?
===Meta Minute===
===Meta Minute===
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*11:27 podcast episode length.
*11:27 podcast episode length.
*Items discussed:
**Greeks and Armenians
**Waldorf salads.
**Characters not eating much in the trilogy.
**Behind the scene photographs of Star Wars from Peter Mayhew.
==Quotes==
==Quotes==
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*'''Jackie:''' And I'm Jackie Kashian from stand-up comedy.
*'''Alex:''' (to Jackie) You totally got Chewbacca'd on that one!
*'''Alex:''' (to Jackie) You totally got Chewbacca'd on that one!
*'''Pete:''' We saved them by blowing up The Death Star. '''Alex:''' What do you mean WE?
==Link==
==Link==
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Revision as of 08:17, 15 October 2016

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Summary

General Rieekan straightens up from a console at Han’s approach

Date

January 20th, 2014.

Guests

Jackie Kashian

Notes

Film

  • Starts with Han Solo entering the rebel control room and ends with romantic tension between Han and Leia.
  • The futuristic rebel tactical display screens from Star Wars are still evident on Hoth.
  • Carrie Fisher / Princess Leia applause shot.
  • The first (and last) appearance of General Rieekan. (The actor that played General Rieekan also played a brash American hotel guest in Fawlty Towers.)
  • Strands of the romantic Han Solo and Princess Leia music is heard for the first time in this minute.

Podcast

  • Leia kissing Luke and what it all means.
  • Leia and Han's relationship and what it all means.
  • What would have happened if Chewbacca did receive a medal.
  • Its cold inside the rebel base as well as outside - everyone is wearing puffy coats. Jackie talks about wanting Leia's white jacket.
  • Leia's hair and outfit in this scene and how they compare to all other costumes.
  • Han's outfit in this scene.
  • The supposed Armenian origin of the name Rieekan.
  • Mentioned: The Brackett draft, Spoilers.
  • In the Brackett Draft Commander Willard and General Dodonna (from Star Wars) are also in the rebel base on Hoth.
  • K-3PO (the white C-3PO) appears in this minute; is that droid also played by Anthony Daniels?

Meta Minute

  • 11:27 podcast episode length.
  • Items discussed:
    • Greeks and Armenians
    • Waldorf salads.
    • Characters not eating much in the trilogy.
    • Behind the scene photographs of Star Wars from Peter Mayhew.

Quotes

  • Jackie: And I'm Jackie Kashian from stand-up comedy.
  • Alex: (to Jackie) You totally got Chewbacca'd on that one!
  • Pete: We saved them by blowing up The Death Star. Alex: What do you mean WE?

Link

http://www.starwarsminute.com/2014/01/20/empire-minute-6-waldorf-salad/


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