On Rebels, The Inquisitors Learn Not To Play With Their Food

Just a reminder: this isn’t a full review of the episode. If you want that (that’s totally fine :) ), there’s plenty of reviews elsewhere on the internet. Here we just look at a few things from each episode. Also, please do check out Rebels Recon, the official tie in video.

The title of this week’s episode of Star Wars Rebels is ‘Always Two There Are’, a Yoda quote for the two Inquisitors that happen to drop by for a nice chat, some creepy hebephilic flirting, and some slicing and dicing of various body parts. Nice people, those inquisitors. Though can I just say, it’s a little bit funny how the the only thing about the title that applies to this episode is the ‘two’ bit. First, the quote, in context, references the number of Sith at any given time; and second, there’s very probably very many more inquisitors than two.

This sounds like a minor quibble (and you’d be right) but, dang hell it, if I can’t use an awkward segue to begin my review then I don’t want to live in this universe. Send me to the alternate reality where I can, and preferably also where everyone has octopods for servants.

Anyway: these distinctions are important, but I’m getting ahead of myself.

The main draw of this week’s episode is, of course, the inquisitors, the Fifth Brother and the Seventh Sister (voiced by Philip Anthony-Rodriguez and Sarah Michelle Gellar), but that’s not how this episode begins, and that’s not the entirety of the show (though, of course, a large part) and I felt it would be remiss of me to not discuss The Other Part.

Emotional Growth

The show starts with Zeb and Sabine going off to get some supplies at an old, abandoned medical station – and let’s unpack this. I think it’s very odd how the show has spent 3 episodes dedicated to this plot. ‘Let’s spend two episodes getting a list of bases! Now let’s go to a base from the list!’, I’m hoping the next episode isn’t them doing inventory and Tarkin coming along to note how it’s all dusty and a how a good planetary explosion would clean things up nicely.

Would it have killed the Alderaanians to take a hoover to the place? Really, I did them a favour.

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The Phantom Trailer- TWL Special Report

WampasLair_SquareKarl teams up with Joe Hogan again (sadly Jason couldn’t be here) onboard Shuttle Hyperium to discuss the amazing new The Force Awakens trailer that dropped in Japan! BE ADVISED: lots of speculation ahead, NO spoilers, but LOTS of speculation!

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HWK TALK (Pt. 2) – CCC Ep. 021

This week Michael returns to his conversation with one of the local X-wing players and fellow ATL HWK Adam Davis.



the second part of a two part episode discussing The newest ship in the X-Wing table top game by Fantasy Flight, JJ Abrams and The Force Awakens, Fantasy Flight’s Star Wars Armada table top game, as well as a few other random shenanigans.


Servants of the Canon – SWBW #47

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It’s a new episode of Star Wars Bookworms!

  • We talk about Halloween because we love it.
  • We give our thoughts on the new The Force Awakens trailer and discuss our plans for watching the movie in the theater.
  • Lost Stars is our Book Club book for November.
  • We respond to a Twitter question on if the “new canon” novels are worth reading.
  • We discuss and review the junior novel Servants of the Empire: Rebel in the Ranks.

Rebel in the Ranks

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Scariest Star Wars Moments – SWR #192

Riley, Bethany and Steve Glosson from Geek Out Loud talk all about the Scariest scenes in Star Wars on this week’s episode of The Star Wars Report!


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