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[[File:Custom cockroach action.jpg|right|thumb|400 px|Instagram user @blockwatchcaptain created a custom action figure based on Tony's unforgettable tale!]]
==Date==
==Date==
August 7th, 2013
August 7th, 2013
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==Summary==
==Summary==
We meet Han Solo, captain of the Millennium Falcon.
We meet Han Solo, captain of the ''Millennium Falcon''.
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==Guests==
==Guests==
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[[Tony Consiglio]]
[[Tony Consiglio]]
==Notes==
==Notes==
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===Film===
===Film===
*Han's famous line about the [http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Kessel_Run Kessel Run]  
*Han's famous line about the [http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Kessel_Run Kessel Run]  
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===Podcast===
===Podcast===
*Another weird pronunciation thing: ''Falcon''
*Another weird pronunciation thing: ''Falcon''
*Acting quality: Guinness and Ford
*Acting quality: Guinness and Ford
<div id="parsec"> </div>
*The gang offer their explanations for the astronomical inaccuracy of the dialogue
*The gang offer their explanations for the astronomical inaccuracy of the dialogue
**[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parsec Parsecs] are a unit of distance, not time
**[[Wikipedia:Parsec|Parsecs]] are a unit of distance, not time
*Luke's clueless reaction to the negotiations
*Luke's clueless reaction to the negotiations
*What if Ben had taken the wrong teenager with him?  
*What if Ben had taken the wrong teenager with him?  
*The first thing Han does after Ben says "No questions asked" is ask a question.  
*The first thing Han does after Ben says "No questions asked" is ask a question.  
*Mentioned: [[Inside References#You'll be dead!|You'll be Dead!]]  
*Mentioned: [[Inside References#You'll be dead!|You'll be Dead!]]  
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*The (in)famous Millennium Falcon story
**Turns out those smuggling compartments were full to the brim with cockroaches
 
===Meta Minute===
===Meta Minute===
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*Listeners that called the [[8-DAY-GREEDO|hotline]] to say "Millennium Falcon" had their calls stitched together at the top of [[SWM 53|Minute 53]]
*Listeners that called the [[8-DAY-GREEDO|hotline]] to say "Millennium Falcon" had their calls stitched together at the top of [[SWM 53|Minute 53]]
*Tony will reprise his surprisingly good TIE fighter sound in [[Star Wars Minute: Weekend Edition 64]].
*The [[Wikipedia:Indianapolis_500|Indy 500]] is an automobile race that is a total of 500 miles in length, requiring 200 laps of the 2.5 mile track to finish. Running it in 400 would mean being 40 laps short of completing the race.


==Quotes==
==Quotes==
*'''Alex''', in a hoity-toity British [[Accents|accent]]: "Lovey, bring up the Falcon, won't you?"  
*'''Alex:''' (In a hoity-toity British [[Accents|accent]]) Lovey, bring up the Falcon, won't you?"  
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*'''Pete:''' Fast ship? ...It ran the Indy 500 in 400!
*'''Pete''': "Fast ship? ...It ran the Indy 500 in 400!"
*'''Pete:''' I'll have a venti macchiato, and no questions. '''Alex:''' Is that for here or to go? '''Pete:''' I SAID NO QUESTIONS!  
*'''Pete''': I'll have a venti macchiato, and no questions." '''Alex''': "Is that for here or to go?" '''Pete''': "I SAID NO QUESTIONS!"
*'''Alex:''' (In reference to the visual of a Millennium Falcon swarming with roaches) Somebody recreate that. '''Pete:''' Please don't.
 
==Link==
==Link==
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http://www.starwarsminute.com/2013/08/07/minute-48-the-millennium-falcon-story/
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Instagram user @blockwatchcaptain created a custom action figure based on Tony's unforgettable tale!

Date

August 7th, 2013

Summary

We meet Han Solo, captain of the Millennium Falcon.

Guests

Tony Consiglio

Notes

Film

Podcast

  • Another weird pronunciation thing: Falcon
  • Acting quality: Guinness and Ford
  • The gang offer their explanations for the astronomical inaccuracy of the dialogue
    • Parsecs are a unit of distance, not time
  • Luke's clueless reaction to the negotiations
  • What if Ben had taken the wrong teenager with him?
  • The first thing Han does after Ben says "No questions asked" is ask a question.
  • Mentioned: You'll be Dead!
  • The (in)famous Millennium Falcon story
    • Turns out those smuggling compartments were full to the brim with cockroaches

Meta Minute

  • Listeners that called the hotline to say "Millennium Falcon" had their calls stitched together at the top of Minute 53
  • Tony will reprise his surprisingly good TIE fighter sound in Star Wars Minute: Weekend Edition 64.
  • The Indy 500 is an automobile race that is a total of 500 miles in length, requiring 200 laps of the 2.5 mile track to finish. Running it in 400 would mean being 40 laps short of completing the race.

Quotes

  • Alex: (In a hoity-toity British accent) Lovey, bring up the Falcon, won't you?"
  • Pete: Fast ship? ...It ran the Indy 500 in 400!
  • Pete: I'll have a venti macchiato, and no questions. Alex: Is that for here or to go? Pete: I SAID NO QUESTIONS!
  • Alex: (In reference to the visual of a Millennium Falcon swarming with roaches) Somebody recreate that. Pete: Please don't.

Link

http://www.starwarsminute.com/2013/08/07/minute-48-the-millennium-falcon-story/


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