Star Wars Ep. IV - A New Hope (w/ John Gemberling)

Oh boy. Lauren and Nicole have just watched their first Star Wars, and they have questions. Like, what's the devil doing in the Cantina? Is Chewbacca a pet? What was the motivation behind the alien in the trash compactor?

Comedian and Star Wars fan John Gemberling (Big Mouth, Broad City) joins us to answer cultural importance of the original Star Wars series, the lore, characters, and convince the girls to keep on watching.

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Sources for this episode:

Star Wars Wookieepedia

Original Reviews from 1977

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