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===Film===
===Film===
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Starts with the Emperor telling Vader to send the fleet to the far side of Endor.<br>
Ends with the shuttle asking for the deactivation of something.
===Podcast===
===Podcast===
<!-- Topics and notable trivia about the podcast episode -->
<!-- Topics and notable trivia about the podcast episode -->
*Cold-open: Ad-read - starwarsminute.com/audible; Audible.
*Ian McDiarmid really "chews the scenery" when playing the Emperor.
*Both the Emperor and Yoda carry evil sticks.
*The quality of the Emperor as a character. Vader should have been the bad guy.
*Mentioned: Guardians of the Galaxy.
*The lighting and filming of the Emperor.
*There are two other characters in shot:
**They look like extras from the movie Tron. They are supposed to be bishops.
**They are <b>Sim Aloo</b> and Janus Greejatus.
**Sim Aloo is played by actor Anthony Lang who is also credited on IMDB as playing BoShek - but the hosts think that this is not the case.
**There was an action figure of Sim Aloo in the original run.
  Doug had some Star Wars toys but was never a collector.
*Working action figures from different franchises - eg MASH - into the one story.
  Doug remembers Radar O'Reilly in MASH saying that Captain Blake was dead.
  This was one of the saddest moments of Doug's life.
  It took the show to the next level.
*The concept of a MASH Minute Podcast. MASH got really bad towards the end and the finale is not good.
*Back to <i>Return of the Jedi</i> - the rebel fleet is massing near Sullust.
**Nien Numb is from Sullust.
**Sullust is used in books, video games etc but there is no agreement on what type of planet it is.
*The Star Tours attraction at Disneyland. It is a great ride.
**While you're waiting for the Star Tours ride there is talk about all the departures to, and arrivals from, different Star Wars locations.
**All of the robots on Star Tours are voiced by Paul Reubens so they sound like Pee-wee Herman.
**Recent changes to the ride including C-3PO being the main character.
**Apart from the C-3PO change it is a much better ride now with many different story variations.
**The best part is Darth Vader holding the spaceship up and moving it around. Darth Vader also has a floating space segway.
**There is also a version with Jar Jar taking you underwater.
**A Live Star Tours Minute podcast.
*Back to <i>Return of the Jedi</i> again - there is more Moff Jerjerrod in the background.
*Sim Aloo and Janus Greejatus are just advisers and dignitaries.
*The Emperor basically tells Vader to go and wait in the car. Vader doesn't seem to have much to do at this stage.
*There is a lot of unnecessary exposition this week's minutes of the movie. A lot of the plot lines were deleted which means most of this isn't relevant.
*What is Chewbacca actually saying to Han? Its difficult to tell given Han's response.
*Maybe Han means that they should give up the whole rebellion when he talks about turning around and getting out of here.
*Did the Emperor purposely leak the Death Star plans to make the Rebels attack it or were the plans genuinely stolen and the Emperor just used this to his advantage?
*The Emperor does make complicated plans so anything is possible.
*[[Support the Show]].
===Meta Minute===
===Meta Minute===
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==Quotes==
==Quotes==
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*'''Doug:''' <Impersonation of the Emperor not saying distinct words.>
==Link==
==Link==
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http://www.starwarsminute.com/2015/03/19/jedi-minute-54-sim-aloo/
http://www.starwarsminute.com/2015/03/19/jedi-minute-54-sim-aloo/
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Date

March 19th, 2015

Summary

Vader bows, then turns and exits the throne room as the Emperor walks toward the waiting council members.

Guests

Doug Benson

Notes

Film

Starts with the Emperor telling Vader to send the fleet to the far side of Endor.
Ends with the shuttle asking for the deactivation of something.

Podcast

  • Cold-open: Ad-read - starwarsminute.com/audible; Audible.
  • Ian McDiarmid really "chews the scenery" when playing the Emperor.
  • Both the Emperor and Yoda carry evil sticks.
  • The quality of the Emperor as a character. Vader should have been the bad guy.
  • Mentioned: Guardians of the Galaxy.
  • The lighting and filming of the Emperor.
  • There are two other characters in shot:
    • They look like extras from the movie Tron. They are supposed to be bishops.
    • They are Sim Aloo and Janus Greejatus.
    • Sim Aloo is played by actor Anthony Lang who is also credited on IMDB as playing BoShek - but the hosts think that this is not the case.
    • There was an action figure of Sim Aloo in the original run.
 Doug had some Star Wars toys but was never a collector.
  • Working action figures from different franchises - eg MASH - into the one story.
 Doug remembers Radar O'Reilly in MASH saying that Captain Blake was dead.
 This was one of the saddest moments of Doug's life.
 It took the show to the next level.
  • The concept of a MASH Minute Podcast. MASH got really bad towards the end and the finale is not good.
  • Back to Return of the Jedi - the rebel fleet is massing near Sullust.
    • Nien Numb is from Sullust.
    • Sullust is used in books, video games etc but there is no agreement on what type of planet it is.
  • The Star Tours attraction at Disneyland. It is a great ride.
    • While you're waiting for the Star Tours ride there is talk about all the departures to, and arrivals from, different Star Wars locations.
    • All of the robots on Star Tours are voiced by Paul Reubens so they sound like Pee-wee Herman.
    • Recent changes to the ride including C-3PO being the main character.
    • Apart from the C-3PO change it is a much better ride now with many different story variations.
    • The best part is Darth Vader holding the spaceship up and moving it around. Darth Vader also has a floating space segway.
    • There is also a version with Jar Jar taking you underwater.
    • A Live Star Tours Minute podcast.
  • Back to Return of the Jedi again - there is more Moff Jerjerrod in the background.
  • Sim Aloo and Janus Greejatus are just advisers and dignitaries.
  • The Emperor basically tells Vader to go and wait in the car. Vader doesn't seem to have much to do at this stage.
  • There is a lot of unnecessary exposition this week's minutes of the movie. A lot of the plot lines were deleted which means most of this isn't relevant.
  • What is Chewbacca actually saying to Han? Its difficult to tell given Han's response.
  • Maybe Han means that they should give up the whole rebellion when he talks about turning around and getting out of here.
  • Did the Emperor purposely leak the Death Star plans to make the Rebels attack it or were the plans genuinely stolen and the Emperor just used this to his advantage?
  • The Emperor does make complicated plans so anything is possible.
  • Support the Show.

Meta Minute

  • 20:15 podcast episode length.

Quotes

  • Doug: <Impersonation of the Emperor not saying distinct words.>

Link

http://www.starwarsminute.com/2015/03/19/jedi-minute-54-sim-aloo/


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