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*Nerdist's April Fools' behind-the-scenes [https://youtube.com/watch?v=iZQ3D0K_IL8 "making of" video].
 
*Nerdist's April Fools' behind-the-scenes [https://youtube.com/watch?v=iZQ3D0K_IL8 "making of" video].
 
*Who is Rey to judge Luke? She's been raised on ultra-processed food, so anybody eating anything natural offends her.
 
*Who is Rey to judge Luke? She's been raised on ultra-processed food, so anybody eating anything natural offends her.
**<!--Meta notes blue raspberry.--> Palpatine as the indulgent grandpa. Mentioned: Hansel and Gretel.
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**Palpatine as the indulgent grandpa. Mentioned: Hansel and Gretel.
*The bigger fish <!--(Meta notes dagobah eel)-->.
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*The "bigger fish" (note: see Meta Minute [[#BigFish|below]])
 
*A lot of what we see Luke do is remarkable considering he's cut himself off from the Force.
 
*A lot of what we see Luke do is remarkable considering he's cut himself off from the Force.
 
*[https://twitter.com/starwarsminute Tweet at the show] or follow [https://instagram.com/thestarwarsminute on Instagram].
 
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*<div id="bat">It's a common misconception that Alice Cooper was the one who bit the head off a bat, but it was actually Ozzy Osborne (though apparently people [https://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/music/alice-cooper-actually-it-was-ozzy-osbourne-who-did-that-crazy-thing-you-remember-6599020 still get them mixed up] all the time).</div>
 
*<div id="bat">It's a common misconception that Alice Cooper was the one who bit the head off a bat, but it was actually Ozzy Osborne (though apparently people [https://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/music/alice-cooper-actually-it-was-ozzy-osbourne-who-did-that-crazy-thing-you-remember-6599020 still get them mixed up] all the time).</div>
 
*In a [[Revenge of the Sith Minute 48: Blue Raspberry|previous Radtke appearance]], the hosts also discussed the Sith preference for unnatural things and flavors (including blue raspberry).
 
*In a [[Revenge of the Sith Minute 48: Blue Raspberry|previous Radtke appearance]], the hosts also discussed the Sith preference for unnatural things and flavors (including blue raspberry).
 
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*<div id="BigFish">The sea monster doesn't have a name and is simply listed in Wookieepedia as {{Wookiee|Unidentified Ahch-To sea creature}} (but don't bother reading the article, that's pretty much all it says).
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**The line "There's always a bigger fish" was spoken in [[The Phantom Menace 19|minute 19 of TPM]].
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**The eel thing that nearly swallowed R2-D2 is a {{Wookiee|Dragonsnake}}</div>
 
==Quotes==
 
==Quotes==
 
*'''Pete:''' Off to the crags with you!
 
*'''Pete:''' Off to the crags with you!

Revision as of 20:37, 21 March 2021

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Date

March 2nd, 2021

Summary

Luke Skywalker’s Got Milk and we’ve got guest commentator Chris Radtke!

Guests

Chris Radtke

Notes

Film

  • Starts with Rey climbing the mountain and ends with Luke getting the hook.

Podcast

  • Mentioned: Ghoooooel, The Islanders' #22 (Mike Bossy).
  • This is the minute that made Chris pick this week of minutes. Although he's an Original Trilogy guy, if you were to ask him what his top two Star Wars minutes are:
    • The first would be Palpatine's Darth Plagueis monologue.
    • The second would be this minute.
    • He likes them for their strong character development.
  • Making a tongue twister out of the name of this creature: Skywalker's Thala-sea-Siren sow.
  • Luke has been giving Rey the silent treatment all day. But in a "showing off" kind of way. He's trying to shock her into leaving him alone.
  • Is the sea siren sentient? That changes things considerably!
  • Luke's sports bottle. Mentioned:

Freddy Got Fingered.

  • This minute is the turning point where now we fully realize that Luke is the crazy old hermit; nobody who is ok does what Luke just did.
    • Regardless of whether or not he's doing this as a performance for the benefit of Rey, he's got real trauma he's dealing with. Referenced: biting the head off a bat (note: see below).
  • Spending millions of dollars and person-hours on a puppet that's on screen for less than a minute.
    • Pathological obsession with practical effects.
    • Mentioned: Favreau thunderdome
    • The two puppeteers were basically locked in there.
  • Mentioned: Sebulba (the drink). It's like a space Arnold Palmer.
  • Pete's aversion to tentacle monsters.
    • Disney loves their tentacle monsters, but this one has flippers, not tentacles so it doesn't count
  • Mike strick sculpture of the Thala-siren wearing slave Leia outfit.
  • When we first see Luke his metal hand was exposed, but now he put his glove back on. Why?
    • Specifically for milking?
    • Or because he's got company.
  • Nerdist's April Fools' behind-the-scenes "making of" video.
  • Who is Rey to judge Luke? She's been raised on ultra-processed food, so anybody eating anything natural offends her.
    • Palpatine as the indulgent grandpa. Mentioned: Hansel and Gretel.
  • The "bigger fish" (note: see Meta Minute below)
  • A lot of what we see Luke do is remarkable considering he's cut himself off from the Force.
  • Tweet at the show or follow on Instagram.

Meta Minute

  • 26:18 podcast episode length.
  • It's a common misconception that Alice Cooper was the one who bit the head off a bat, but it was actually Ozzy Osborne (though apparently people still get them mixed up all the time).
  • In a previous Radtke appearance, the hosts also discussed the Sith preference for unnatural things and flavors (including blue raspberry).
  • The sea monster doesn't have a name and is simply listed in Wookieepedia as {{{2}}} (but don't bother reading the article, that's pretty much all it says).
    • The line "There's always a bigger fish" was spoken in minute 19 of TPM.
    • The eel thing that nearly swallowed R2-D2 is a {{{2}}}

Quotes

  • Pete: Off to the crags with you!
  • Alex: (reproachfully, as the Thala-siren) You could buy a lady dinner first! Pete: What're you staring at, dollface? Radtke: It's a living!
  • Radtke: [Luke is] like "Penn Station waiting room at 3:30 in the morning 'cause you missed the 1:00 train" [...] and it's a guy who definitely has the trauma [...] and who's definitely got some real real problems, but he also knows the audience is really susceptible too, so there's the dialing it up.
  • Alex: (as Rey but in goofy highfalutin English accent) My word! He has the manners of a womp rat!
  • Alex: (paraphrasing the Darth Plagueis monologue) Have you ever heard the benefits of living on portion bread?
  • Radtke: From the makers of Lunchables™, it's Portion Bread!
  • Pete: What about the Droid attack on the frookies?

Links

Audio only
https://art19.com/shows/star-wars-minute/episodes/b1a82ace-9ba9-493f-8436-f0629cb1f0e2
Video
https://youtube.com/watch?v=HgCQIUOpgtw

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