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Jedi Temple Archives Podcast

Jedi Temple Archives Podcast

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Have a show idea or just want to contact us with your thoughts on one of our topics? You can now leave us a message by phone at (201) 746-5827...that's (201) 746-JTAP. We look forward to hearing from you! Join us as we delve into the Jedi Temple Archive and uncover incredible details about the planets, characters, and histories that make up the Star Wars universe. Listeners are encouraged to submit their own questions that will drive topics for future episodes as we uncover the deeper mysteries of the Force. We will also be scanning the HoloNet to bring you all the latest news concerning the Star Wars universe including the land of Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge!
68 Episodes
Join Rob and Tom as they re-open the Jedi Temple Archives and dig into one of their favorite films of the Disney era...and Star Wars in general! From the direction of Gareth Edwards to the acting of the ensemble cast, this film recaptures the magic of the Original Trilogy. Compliment that with the amazing score crafted by Michael Giacchino, and you have all the components for a Star Wars masterpiece. Happy Star Wars Day and May the Fourth be with you....always!Support the show (
Rob and Tom are joined this week by Gordon Smuder, a former practical special effects specialist and puppeteer with a passion for the Star Wars Holiday Special. Tune in and find out why the much-maligned Holiday Special just maybe gets an undeserved bad rap. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to our listeners!Support the show (
The last two weeks of The Mandalorian have definitely kicked the series into high gear and Rob and Tom are back to break them all down for you. From the cloning reveal to Moff Gideon's Phase III Dark Troopers and onwards to the live-action debut of a beloved animated character in Ahsoka Tano, this is winding up to be one wild Season 2 finale!Support the show (
This week, Rob and Tom do a deep dive on the first three chapters of The Mandalorian season 2 to discover the easter eggs and not-so-hidden references to Star Wars lore and other films. We also discuss Rob's recent journey to Black Spire Outpost at Walt Disney World and his purchase of the Skywalker legacy lightsaber.Support the show (
Better buckle up baby! This week, Rob and Tom dive into the backstory and details for one of the most famous starships in the entire galaxy...the Millennium Falcon. She may not look like much, but she's got it where it counts. Tune in and see if you know all there is to uncover about the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy!Support the show (
Sabine Wren...Mandalorian, Weapons Expert, Artist, and Rebel. From her early brilliance at the Mandalore Imperial Academy; creating a weapon that got her cast out from her home, her family, and her people; to her involvement with the fledgling Rebel Alliance, there are few more colorful characters in Star Wars. Join us as we discuss Sabine and her possible involvement in The Mandalorian Season 2!Support the show (
Incoming HoloNet transmission...Join Rob and Tom as they delve into the career of CC-2224 - Commander Cody and the tragedy of his betrayal of his friend and general, Obi Wan Kenobi. We also discuss the awesome new Mandalorian Season 2 trailer that dropped and give our thoughts on what it means for the new season coming to Disney+ on October 30th!Support the show (
One of the most visibly striking of the Jedi High Council, Jedi Master Kit Fisto, hailing from the ocean planet of Glee Anselm, wielded both his lightsaber and his trademark grin with equal ferocity. Join Rob and Tom as they discuss fun tie-ins with the Star Wars films and learn more about this rogueish Jedi Master who was one of the few to survive a battle with the fearsome General Grievous.Support the show (
General Grievous. Cyborg...Warlord...Master Strategist...and Killer of Jedi. Armed with the weapons of his fallen foes, this fearsome monstrosity tore the galaxy apart as the Supreme Commander of the Separatist forces. Join us as we delve into the details of this incredible character as well as for a review of #ScarifCon2020!Support the show (
Of the many risks taken by Yoda during the height of the Jedi Order, perhaps the most daring was saddling an impulsive, reckless young Jedi named Anakin Skywalker with a Padawan of his own...Ahsoka Tano. Young, impetuous, and with a snippy wit, she was perhaps Yoda's greatest the midst of his greatest failure. Join Rob and Ro, from the Scarif Podcast, as they explore this risky play by the Jedi Grand Master!Support the show (
This week, we once again delve into the stories behind the making of Empire Strikes Back and explore the close ties and ongoing conflict that film had with Battlestar Galactica. Join us as we uncover the crossover between these two series and determine for yourselves just who 'borrowed' from who. #WeAreRed5 #Red5NetworkSupport the show (
Grand Master Yoda. Jedi Master. Sage. Cornerstone of the Jedi Order. And....failure? Rob and Tom team up with Charles and Pat from ConverSWations Podcast to examine the manner in which Yoda failed to keep the Jedi from succumbing to Palpatine's 'Jedi Purge' and how that impacted his training of a very young and impulsive Luke Skywalker in Empire Strikes Back. Strap in, this one is a wild ride!Support the show (
Initiating HoloNet connection...Transmitting data packet...Upload complete...40 years later, Empire Strikes Back still stands tall as the sequel that ignored the odds and reigns as arguably the greatest chapter of the Star Wars saga. Join Rob and Tom, as well as Ro and Brad from the Scarif Scuttlebutt Podcast, as we break down the little-known stories about how this sequel nearly never made it to the big screen and why it remains such a perfect film. #WeAreRed5 #Red5FamilySupport the show (
 For the 2nd time, the Clone Wars has come to an end...this time for good. As the Galactic Empire rises from the ashes of the Republic and the Jedi Order is largely swept from the galaxy, Ahsoka Tano fights to survive the Jedi Purge. However, the means by which she archives that survival leads to a personal victory amidst the greater defeat of the Jedi.Support the show (
This week, Rob and Tom go deep into the Clone Wars arc where the truth about Order 66 was nearly revealed to the Jedi by Clone Trooper 5's in an awesome conversation with Ro and Brad from @ScarifPodcast. We talk about why this arc will play a major role in a deeper understanding of what we will see in the final two episodes of #CloneWars Season 7.Support the show (
As we stand here on the brink of the stunning conclusion to The Clone Wars, it's time to look back on the events that led us all to this point. Join Rob and Tom as they dive into how Bo Katan and her elite Mandalorian Nite Owls played a crucial part in the events thus far. Strap on your helmet and your jetpack, because the Siege of Mandalore is about to begin!Special thank you to our Patreon patron Tony O. and Audible for helping to make this podcast possible!Support the show (
Before Han Solo ever made the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs, the Pyke Syndicate were the underworld Lords of the Spice Trade within the Star Wars galaxy. From the disappearance of Jedi Master Sifo-Dyas to the Shadow Collective and beyond, find out just how integral this wretched hive of scum and villainy was to some of the most important moments in that galaxy far, far away...Support the show (
Republic forces have lifted the blockade and eliminated the communications blackout on Anaxes, so fire up your holocomm and join Rob and Tom as we review The Bad Batch arc from Clone Wars Season 7! These 'defective' clone super-commandos team up with Rex and the gang to take the fight to the Separatist forces led by Admiral Trench. From rescuing lost comrades to Anakin's continued descent to the Dark Side, this arc is all about the humanity of those involved.Support the show (
The Knights of Ren are possibly the most intimidating group of individuals to ever be incorporated into a major Star Wars film without ever really being explained or explored. Want to learn the story behind these 'ghouls'? Well dial your holocomm into this week's episode and find out everything you ever wanted to know about this group that was chaos incarnate in service to the shadow.Thank you to special guest Todd Hoffman of WSTR Galactic Public Access for joining me to lend his extensive Star Wars knowledge to this episode. He's a great guy, friend of the show, and a mega Star Wars encyclopedia in his own right.Support the show (
Perhaps one of the most striking and imposing characters to ever grace the Star Wars galaxy, Maul's appearance within the films was cut short and left many fans wanting more. Fortunately, Maul's story didn't end with his torso tumbling down that reactor shaft on Naboo. Step into the Jedi Temple Archives and find out the full story behind the Zabrak whose hatred for a single Jedi defied death itself! Part 1 of our story will give you all the backstory you need to be fully prepared for The Clone Wars: Season 7, without spoiling any of the story yet to come.Support the show (
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