Phantom Menace Minute 47: Ye Olde Hutt

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January 26th, 2016


Qui-Gon puts the comlink away as Shmi comes onto the porch.


Tony Thaxton



  • Watto and Qui-Gon reach a deal.
  • Dewbacks.


  • The "high five" actually looks pretty good.
  • Teaser for upcoming Jar Jar moment.
  • Jar Jar is multilingual.
  • Dewbacks are walking in lock-step.
    • The hosts offer their explanations for this.
  • Can you use the Force on animals? Probably the telekinesis, but not the mind trick.
  • Direct Quote (honorable mention): Long time.
    • "Foreshadowing": Obi-Wan himself ends up being stuck there.
  • How many times has Qui-Gon thought he found (and been enamored by) the "Chosen One"?
    • Referenced: About a Boy (2002)
  • Greed has been a recurring theme for the last few minutes.
    • Is this a message from Lucas to himself?
  • The shiny Naboo starship, and how it fits with the lived-in aesthetic of Star Wars.
  • Support the show on patreon.

Meta Minute

  • 18:06 podcast episode length.
  • 8-DAY-GREEDO call from Josh in Seattle. Potential Shmi/Qui-Gon romance?
  • This is the first, but definitely not the last, time that the guys refer to Qui-Gon as "Qui-Guy".
    • In the Clone Wars cartoons, Ahsoka occasionally referred to her master as "SkyGuy".
  • Boringly, the average lifespan of Jawas is 80 standard years[1].
  • Alex has outed Pete as a nerd on previous occasions, including minute 17


  • Alex: Sign to the Dewback.
  • Pete: He knows nothing of Greedo.
  • Alex: We undressed your nerd shirts.
  • Pete: Normally we don't let you speak.


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