Jedi Minute 65: One Who Fears Hats

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April 3rd, 2015


Leia senses something and turns to find a large IMPERIAL SCOUT standing over her with his weapon pointed at her head.


Josh Flanagan



  • Starts with Leia and Ewok looking for/smelling danger. Ends with Leia shooting a biker scout.
  • Half of this minute is just a shot of woods from Leia's point of view.
  • Two classic pieces of Ewok literature:
    • "Yo mama".
    • "Yub yub".


  • Referenced: the Rifleman's Creed.
  • Visiting the Redwood forest in Northern California.
    • Ella has family from the town in Oregon where the Little people actors stayed during filming.
      • Mentioned: Under the Rainbow.
  • Warwick Davis' talent agency.
  • How was the scout trooper able to sneak up on Leia? He's wearing a gaudy suit of white plastic armor.
    • Advanced technique?
  • Scout trooper guns are rad.
  • Speeder bikers.
    • Casual speech.
    • How they were going to get her back to base, and what they talked about on the ride.
  • Is 'stun' no longer a thing? Maybe the scout trooper pistols are too small for that.
  • Where the good postings are for stormtroopers around the galaxy.

Meta Minute

  • 26:15 podcast episode length.
  • Cold open: 8-DAY-GREEDO call from Kevin from California. ROTJ is unique in that characters have middle names.
  • The scout trooper standard issue blaster was the EC-17 hold-out blaster.


  • Pete: (as a Stormtrooper) I was aiming for that barn over there.
  • Alex: You didn't realize how fat your mother was.
  • Josh: Push his [Ewok's] stomach, watch! (to the Ewok) SAY IT.
  • Pete: Nobody cosplays as a speeder biker gun.
  • Josh: (as groggy Leia, to the scout trooper) You're never gonna believe what I thought I was just talking to. Pete: (also groggy Leia) Duuude. I gave that bear my cookie.
  • Alex: Miss, I'm going to have to ask you to remove your hat!
  • Alex: They're professionals. Professionals who are constantly smashing into trees.


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