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BOOK OF BOBA FETT Ep 5: Every Star Wars Easter Egg + Mandalorian Season 3 Grogu Return EXPLAINED

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  • ScreenCrush
    ScreenCrush  3 months ago +81

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    • Mark O'Helm
      Mark O'Helm 3 months ago

      4:42 you mean back to The Mandalorian, right?😁

    • neverlistentome 0325
      neverlistentome 0325 3 months ago

      Younglings used training sabers.
      It's a ring world, not a Dyson sphere.
      (The Oracle of Useless Knowledge has spoken)

    • 1 4 4 K
      1 4 4 K 3 months ago

      I hope everyone knows Skywalker is the mother's name..... NOT Anakins FATHER
      & DYOR on the breeding mission for Anakin's father, this guy was making Baby's ALL over the universe

    • Arrclyde
      Arrclyde 3 months ago

      Edit: many people i talked to didn't notice that. But this was the very first thought that came to my mind. 😁

    • Arrclyde
      Arrclyde 3 months ago

      Did anyone notice that the part Mando got from the Jawas (for get the name) looks like the one Luke and Han used in the original movies for trying to stop the trash press in the Deathstar they encountered during their escape with Leia?

  • David Emanuel Rosini
    David Emanuel Rosini 3 months ago +1950

    I don’t mind this being a Din Djarin centric episode at all like some others do. I think the writers are trying to say with this episode that people shouldn’t see The Mandalorian and BoBF as two separate shows but as one big Mandalore saga.

    • Taikage
      Taikage 3 months ago

      I’ve uploaded a Boba Fett Episode 6 Review & it would be cool if other huge Star Wars fans could give their opinion on the episode and tell me why they agree or disagree with my opinion on the series so far. Would be great to discuss the series & hear different opinions! 💯 Thanks for your time if you choose to do so! 👊🏽!

    • acolytesounds
      acolytesounds 3 months ago

      It's all the same show to me. Wouldn't be surprised if Ahsoka ties in just the same

    • BlazedBlader
      BlazedBlader 3 months ago

      That would be fine if they both had a strong story separately. But BoBF is not really that good.

    • nathan b
      nathan b 3 months ago

      Watch Mando lose the dark Sabre and Boba kills whoever takes it

    • Jacob Beal
      Jacob Beal 3 months ago

      I assumed this when it was “book of boba” and mando had “chapters” not episodes plus the announcement being in Mando

  • Joe England
    Joe England 3 months ago +168

    I think it's also worth mentioning that the empty droid port on the ship is clearly meant for Grogu.

    • Krudemon
      Krudemon 3 months ago +1

      Nailed it

    • Twisted
      Twisted 3 months ago +2

      @Berten that’s why he was reluctant to take the ship in the first place

    • Matt Pratt
      Matt Pratt 3 months ago +4

      im guessing grogu is gonna get the ship at some point

    • Berten
      Berten 3 months ago +9

      @William Henderson Except it's not, they likely wouldn't fit. Also he'd never be able to place a bounty in carbonite. As far as a bounty hunter ship goes, the N1 would be a terrible pick. Also no space for any of his gear really.

    • William Henderson
      William Henderson 3 months ago +5

      Its meant for bounties he would collect.

  • Suzanne Grenier
    Suzanne Grenier 3 months ago +105

    "The best episode of the book of boba fett, did not include boba fett"
    I felt this too. Made me a little bummed that we weren't watching mandalorian.

    • er1ck13
      er1ck13 3 months ago +1

      @Tyrese Roberts You copy and pasted someone else’s comment lol

    • Tyrese Roberts
      Tyrese Roberts 3 months ago +1

      You copy and pasted someone else’s comment lol

  • Nicholas de Lucena
    Nicholas de Lucena 3 months ago +24

    The episode does not depict a Dyson Sphere, it depicts a ring version of an O'Neil Cylinder, famously featured on Larry Niven's Ringworld. Also, the native inhabitants of Malastare are the Dug (aka Sebulba from Episode 1). The species mentioned in 2:22 is called Gran. The Gran colonized Malastare at some point.

    • Chewbaccali
      Chewbaccali 3 months ago +1

      @Muttskit thank you. I could not comprehend how an open loop could create night/day when the surface of the ring is always facing the sun.

    • Lee Ruby
      Lee Ruby 3 months ago

      Isn’t a Dyson sphere a large structure meant to capture solar power

    • Backroad Junkie
      Backroad Junkie 3 months ago

      @Peter Gallick The ring in Ringworld was built to protect civilizations from the explosion at the galactic core. Entire civilizations, which is why it was so big. (The explosion has already happened, but it will take so long to get to Known Space, that no one is doing anything about it, lol.)
      The radiation from the blast will kill everything, so the ring was made of scrith which would stop the radiation, and the axis of the ring is perpendicular to the core.
      Well, hey, I didn't write it, lol...

    • Backroad Junkie
      Backroad Junkie 3 months ago

      @Muttskit I remember Niven even had a passage describing how there was no morning or evening, just darkness, and within seconds, daylight.
      You know, I was I could forget I read known space, just to be able to read about it again...

    • Nicholas de Lucena
      Nicholas de Lucena 3 months ago

      @Peter Gallick Didn't knew about that!

  • Have You Nerd?
    Have You Nerd? 3 months ago +4

    Also the “weight “ of the sword deals with a long-standing issue of why do Jedi swing a saber like it’s heavy when lasers are weightless? Seems to suggest the weapons have a force of their own and not being one with it makes them heavier

  • Mike Stewart
    Mike Stewart 3 months ago +396

    "The best episode of the book of boba fett, did not include boba fett"
    I felt this too. Made me a little bummed that we weren't watching mandalorian.

    • Backroad Junkie
      Backroad Junkie 3 months ago

      I think Fett joins the Mudhorn Clan, and he gets his tribe, the thing he most wants. (The Mudhorn Clan may only be two right now, but if Din is ruler, more will probably join.) That's why they had to catch-up on Din, and what he's been doing.
      So this episode would be integral to Fett's book. It will end with Fett getting his tribe.

    • the OCTAHEDRON
      the OCTAHEDRON 3 months ago +2

      This should tell u how unnecessary this series is, I'm still watching tho'.....I'm a SW fan!!

    • Ima Pseudonym
      Ima Pseudonym 3 months ago

      @The Blank Panel I think they were setting up Mando S3 in this episode. And they can drop Din right into the next episode of BoBF seamlessly.

    • SunnyD88
      SunnyD88 3 months ago +5

      Boba should've at least showed up at the very end with Fennec, seeing as this is supposed to be Boba's show.

    • The Blank Panel
      The Blank Panel 3 months ago +4

      This episode I felt works so perfectly as a pilot that I almost felt it should just have been saved until Mando season 3

  • iiEco-Ryan 3166
    iiEco-Ryan 3166 3 months ago +36

    I like the theory that the Naboo Starfighter that Mando has is the same one Obi-Wan took from Naboo to Tatooine seeing as how the last planet he visited before the dustball was Naboo, makes sense he would have taken one.
    Also @20:06 that isn't a Rodian kid, it's a (presumably) human kid wearing a helmet and holding a mini X-Wing, as you can see from the hands and neck area under the helmet, which looks like the kid has hair (that Rodians do not)

    • Hayden Fox
      Hayden Fox 3 months ago

      It’s just the concept art, I think he said that because they changed him into a rodian

    • Seyed Clean
      Seyed Clean 3 months ago

      Maybe its shown clearer in the credits picture wich are nicely painted

    • Jordi s
      Jordi s 3 months ago

      I thought the same

  • Jason Dodge
    Jason Dodge 3 months ago +13

    Theory: We'll learn that Boba Fett really doesn't want to be a Crime Lord but it was the only thing he could think of doing and was being opportunistic. It's also why he's naive and bad at it. He'll join up with Mando to restore Mandalore to it's formal glory and he'll find his tribe again.

    • Backroad Junkie
      Backroad Junkie 3 months ago +2

      Fett will join the Mudhorn Clan. That's why we had to catch up on what Din's been doing. This is how Fett will get his tribe, not with the Crime Lords on Tatooine. (That doesn't mean he has to give up the position of crime boss, lol.)
      The Mudhorn Clan is the clan the Armorer declared Din and Grogu to be in the finale of S1. If Din does rule Mandalore, others will probably follow.

  • pknutt arlott
    pknutt arlott 3 months ago +48

    The whole timeline changed at the end of rebels, when Ezra pulled Ahsoka out of combat with Vader, preventing her death. Because she is alive she is able to direct Mando to that planet with the force beacon. So Luke can come and save them. In The Mandalorian when Luke shows up imagine what would have happened without Luke. Every body dies and Grogu becomes a lab rat to make Snoke.

    • Chad Farr
      Chad Farr 3 months ago +1

      @Brian Strutter new trilogy sucks! ...and yeah,calm down.

    • Brian Strutter
      Brian Strutter 3 months ago

      @Eric VanLeeuwen - i need to calm down? Lol whatever man. People crying about the ST for 4 years need to calm down and get a life. Maybe you should join them

    • Eric VanLeeuwen
      Eric VanLeeuwen 3 months ago +5

      @Brian Strutter dude you need to calm down. Did your mother yell at you today god damn.

    • Chris Himes
      Chris Himes 3 months ago

      What if Snoke is Grogu? He is the force from within stollen from Grogu in a very dark way and Snokes body is deformed from the process. Which in turn ended up killing Grogu. There’s something to think about. Lol

  • Terra Lupis
    Terra Lupis 3 months ago +2

    The one detail I found interesting that before he disarms himself, he tells the droid that his weapons are part of his religion.

  • 1Chasg
    1Chasg 3 months ago +385

    This episode was incredible. Felt like they saved all the budget for Mando lol.

    • BoogeymanDracula
      BoogeymanDracula 3 months ago +1

      Budget bs. This is Disney.

    • lcflngn
      lcflngn 3 months ago

      And all the droids & creatures!

    • Keith Sonatra
      Keith Sonatra 3 months ago +15

      Man this episode made me realize how much I missed the mandalorian. Book of Boba Fett has been pretty good in my opinion, but this Mando episode is easily the BEST episode so far in the whole project.

    • Scott Babb
      Scott Babb 3 months ago

      This.

    • Weak eye dominant
      Weak eye dominant 3 months ago +29

      Yeah the production quality is night and day. I still can't get that speeder chase out of my head on those stupid vintage modified speeders 😂

  • Keepironman14
    Keepironman14 3 months ago +18

    1:35 it's called a training saber. Part of their training long before they make their own involves using training sabers. This means that once they are able to make their sabers they will be relatively proficient and not slice off their own skin like mando does.
    Training sabers are capable of combat but are low power, instead of high temp beams that burn through objects. It is more akin to a taser effect when hit, and in higher skill lvls could cause burns.
    Lightwhips are actually of similar power output (however have long and flexible 'ropelike' beams)
    I have a book somewhere that talks about all kinds of jedi based content not shared within the films. Even details on how force sight really works once you are well trained (it follows a order 66 survivor)

  • Nils Jessen
    Nils Jessen 3 months ago +4

    I don’t think that normal lightsabers have this problem with the ‚weight‘. Seeing how Cad Bane wields them in the clone wars for example. I feel like it’s just this thing with the dark saber and ‚being worthy‘ or being able to take on the huge burden that comes with the sword.

  • raferb
    raferb 3 months ago +8

    The “exposed radiator”, is really more like an air intake filter.

    • Walter Ochoa
      Walter Ochoa 3 months ago

      I was looking for this comment, dude’s clearly not a car guy 😂😂😂

    • Ace Heart
      Ace Heart 3 months ago

      I was gonna say it but....never worked on a spaceship from naboo

    • Matt Foley
      Matt Foley 3 months ago

      Radiator😂😂😂😂.....nerds

    • captain murph
      captain murph 3 months ago

      it even vibrates and growls like an intake scoop on top of a muscle car's supercharger. a mix of classic muscle with modern lines and finish.

  • Howie Muzika
    Howie Muzika 3 months ago +1

    I'm loving the show, and thank you for all the amazing breakdowns. Do you get ANY sleep in the video store breakroom once an episode drops?

  • hunterkiller1440
    hunterkiller1440 3 months ago +1284

    I love how Mando said "Wizard" after finishing the podrace track in the N1 fighter. Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau are making me like things I didn't expect to.

    • NCL Daunting
      NCL Daunting 3 months ago

      @Katsudon96 Gaming same dude same

    • Katsudon96 Gaming
      Katsudon96 Gaming 3 months ago

      it just reminds me of Darth Vader in Robot Chicken

    • Ashlyn Feld
      Ashlyn Feld 3 months ago

      My boyfriend and I laughed so hard at that line and he kept rewinding it XD

    • Yatokun
      Yatokun 3 months ago

      @Noble 6 I t was also used in the 60's in the same context.

    • Noble 6
      Noble 6 3 months ago

      "Wizard" is used in replace of the word "Awesome" in the star wars universe.

  • Michelangelo Saucedo
    Michelangelo Saucedo 3 months ago +2

    I'd love it if the "Mandalorian Armorer" ended up being Gar Saxon's old trusty majordomo ROOK KAST. If so, it would give me a really incredible payoff to know that both Ahsoka and Rook - enemies during the Clone Wars - BOTH had a hand in helping Mando on his current journey. [I could see her adoption of the "No Helmet Removal"-rule as part of her conversion to her new fanaticism.]

  • alaustin
    alaustin 3 months ago +39

    My problem with the speeder gang is your exact problem with ‘too close to real life in Star Wars’ in England. The fact they are called the mods, have vespa style speeders with tons of mirrors and a couple of the gang even dress like mods. All we need is The Who playing to top it off. It’s way too on the nose but I guess US audiences wouldn’t notice it as much as UK ones do

    • Jared Wilbanks
      Jared Wilbanks 3 months ago +1

      Yes, even with being an owner of a '60 Vespa and having been very involved in the SoCal scooter scene back when I lived there, this still drove me absolutely nuts.

    • alaustin
      alaustin 3 months ago +1

      @TJ Wilson exactly. When the water owner said about some gang with body mods terrorising his business, I thought “these are gonna be some badasses”. Instead we got good looking human (thought at least a few would be aliens) teenagers with crispy clean speeders. That ‘fight’ with krrsantan was terrible too. They all stood around him taking turns and he just stood there in the middle, taking it, rather than fucking them all up. I’m so gutted about this series. I feel this storyline should’ve been like season 3/4. I don’t want to see what boba did after he was a badass. With it being the book of boba fett, I thought we’d get stand-alone chapters with his ‘best bounty’s’ not just one chapter where he’s old and changes about himself what everyone grew to love about the character

    • Kob3 Jame2
      Kob3 Jame2 3 months ago +4

      The scooters were corny I agree like come on 😂

    • Mannyr 2424
      Mannyr 2424 3 months ago +5

      Those bikes are too clean to be owned by some kids that are struggling to get water on a dusty planet

    • TJ Wilson
      TJ Wilson 3 months ago +3

      This not only fell flat with me because it seemed so out of place in the series and universe, but also because of the lack of sense it makes. They tell Boba they can't find work, yet they somehow have tricked out speeders that are shiny and new looking, along with a bunch of mods to their bodies that undoubtedly cost money. Where did all that stuff come from if they aren't working? We're also supposed to believe that these punks on cheesy speeders are supposed to be trained fighters as well? Good enough to deal with a Gladiator Wookie? I don't think so. The chase through town was the worst as well. They tried to make it look fast, but it felt sooooo slow. It was so boring. This episode almost had me turning off the series.

  • theodore suhardja
    theodore suhardja 3 months ago +15

    I personally wondered why they would have a centric Mando episode in a Season that is not his own. Not that I am complaining or anything, is just that I find it very odd. While I wouldn't change anything of the episode, I feel like they could have put in Boba's Perspective on what is happening with Mando.
    Maybe he argues with his members on bringing in Mando into the team as his muscle. Maybe he could be tracking/spying on Mando's movement by Holographic-shenanigans, and then we end the episode same way. That way it gives us intrigued on what was Mando was doing, which then can be explained with this episode as the first episode of Season 3, syncing both scenes at the same time.
    Kind of like, How Marvel fans are syncing in Kang's feeling of the multiverse being open, with Wanda's transformation as the scarlet witch, Venom being in the MCU, Spiderman breaking Stephen's Spell, etc. I don't know but that is just my personal opinion...

  • That Alaska Guy
    That Alaska Guy 3 months ago +10

    This was one of the best episodes I’ve watched to date. I loved it! The Boba Fett shows have been pretty meh 😒. This one with Mando was amazing! I loved how they spent so much time talking about the dark saber, the Mandalorians and the mechanical aspects of his new ship. It was like an episode made for hardcore fans who discuss this type of things at length. just amazing! Then Mando having to fly commercial, hilarious!

    • That Alaska Guy
      That Alaska Guy 3 months ago

      @the OCTAHEDRON yeah, I think I’d be more interested in watching Boba Fett before he fell into the sarlac pit. The older, wiser, kinder Boba Fett isn’t how I’d ever pictured him. Maybe the new episodes will show him being more of the badass that he was in Empire and RTOJ.

    • the OCTAHEDRON
      the OCTAHEDRON 3 months ago

      @That Alaska Guy The problem is their trying to make boba complex, he's just a no nonsense bounty hunter! That's what made him bad a$$, if he had the bounty on u it was no reasoning w/him. You'd either have to kill him or reason w/the person who gave him the bounty!

    • That Alaska Guy
      That Alaska Guy 3 months ago

      @the OCTAHEDRON oh yeah, same. I want to see more about Mando, the Boba Fett shows haven’t been as interesting to me. The production quality, stunts and fight scenes seem to be second rate on Boba Fett compared to the Mandelorian.

    • the OCTAHEDRON
      the OCTAHEDRON 3 months ago

      @That Alaska Guy I'm more interested to see if he'll learn to properly use the dark saber & if bo-katan tries something to get it from him more than seeing him work w/boba......just saying 🤔!

    • That Alaska Guy
      That Alaska Guy 3 months ago

      @the OCTAHEDRON they are setting it up for Boba to work with Mando.

  • /kreika\
    /kreika\ 3 months ago +2

    The episode was awesome! They basically told us in the last one, Din was going to be in this one. So no surprises there, other than it was ALL about him. No complaints here about that! Being that I’ve been a fan of Star Wars since the age 7 when a New Hope came out. I’ve never been let down by any of the materials. I always take it as it is, science fiction and fantasy.

  • haderach
    haderach 3 months ago +3

    That "nitpicks and review" section was pretty good. Always good to listen to what Ryan thinks about the shows/movies he analyses! Hopefully we'll get more of these!

  • Adam Rickman
    Adam Rickman 3 months ago +1

    17:38 When he was asking the droid to move the light I felt it was also a nod to Iron Man, which was the first MCU movie and directed by Jon Favreau.

  • Kristina Whetzel
    Kristina Whetzel 3 months ago

    Loved this episode, thanks for all the in depth dives into the lore. DYI, I find it helpful to watch everything with closed caption on, that way I can see exactly what the actors are saying, plus the spelling of things.

  • 𝑫𝒂𝒗𝒊𝒔 𝑺𝒕𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒏𝒔

    *This is what happens when Star Wars shows are written and directed by people who are actually fans of it.*

    • Nick M
      Nick M 3 months ago +2

      @David Jones Rhian Johnson bullshitted that he was a fan, but it was entirely obvious that he wasn’t.

    • David Jones
      David Jones 3 months ago

      What an absurd thing to say for multiple reasons.
      Firstly John Favreau has been writing the Boba Fett episodes as well as the Mandalorian, and they have been piss poor on the whole. George Lucas wrote and directed the prequels and they were poor as well.
      Secondly, who has ever written a star wars film without being a fan?
      Thirdly while the Mandalorian has been a decent show, it's hardly great. Only 1 character has any real depth, it has limited world building and it relies on nostalgia much of the time.

    • Pauly Toluba
      Pauly Toluba 3 months ago +2

      Who has written a SW project where they expressly stated they were not a fan of SW?

    • Nick M
      Nick M 3 months ago +2

      @Correa24 I’d imagine the poster meant compared to the sequel trilogy …
      Plenty has changed

    • Correa24
      Correa24 3 months ago +7

      Bryce Dallas Howard was the director, Jon Favreau and Noah Kloor have written all the episodes so far. If I recall people thought the first episode of the mandalorian she directed (Sanctuary) was too slow. And the second episode she directed (the heiress) was pretty alright. These are all the same people from the mandalorian essentially, nothings changed.

  • Pytr Man
    Pytr Man 3 months ago

    Seeing that outline behind the freezer curtains at the start made me so happy! Felt like a lifetime since we last saw Din Jarin and the little guy!

  • MagnificentMarc
    MagnificentMarc 3 months ago

    I’m loving the Book of Boba Fett. Best episode so far in my opinion. I think Din Djarin’s quest will tie into this show and the Mandalorian.

  • Dan Goettel
    Dan Goettel 3 months ago +1

    I thought it was interesting that in the fight for the dark saber, Din Djaren let go of the dark saber and became a much better fighter. The weight of the dark saber made it more difficult to fight hand hand to hand combat. I think that will come back. The other prediction is that in order for the dark saber to become lighter you need the dark side of the force just like the light saber uses to good side of the force. Dark Saber vs Light Saber. The Darkside versus the Lightside. Good vs Evil....

    • Ender Birds
      Ender Birds 3 months ago +1

      Sabine used it to the same effect as a Jedi saber, not to say this is a bad observation, but it is most likely incorrect, the saber has a mind
      Of its own and when the user doesn’t want to listen to it then it becomes difficult to use it

  • Axel Gaspar
    Axel Gaspar 3 months ago +1

    15:27 Made me think about the opening scene of Jurassic Park with the raptor in the cage. Could be an actual easter egg as this episode has been directed by Bryce Dallas Howard who acts in the Jurassoc World saga. In the episode she directed in Season 1 of The Mandalorian, she made an AT-ST act as a T-Rex also.

  • tatters !
    tatters ! 3 months ago +27

    Dude Bryce Dallas Howard is Amazing at SW world building and directing. They should give her a movie

    • deepzone31
      deepzone31 3 months ago

      Yes! She has done great things for Star Wars.

  • Captain Chaos
    Captain Chaos 3 months ago +1

    20:12 - "I don't like it when places in Star Wars are too close to places we experience in real life" - I agree. I hate it too; it's one of the biggest failings of Star Wars for me, especially for non-Americans, since they also tend to be really _American_ places, like diners and sports bars, making it not just reminiscent of modern day, but of a very specific modern day place.

  • James Nevin
    James Nevin 3 months ago

    The flash back sequences are great, although they do make us feel like we are making less progress in the series, we get to know the full story right from where we left Boba in ROTJ

  • Marco Martinez
    Marco Martinez 3 months ago

    My family and I love this episode, especially bringing the Mandalorian into the show and showing us what he has been doing without Grogu. Also my family and I enjoy the Book of Boba Fett, hoping for the last two episodes to two end with a bang.

  • Jonathan Dubinsky
    Jonathan Dubinsky 3 months ago

    The amount of details you guys find is amazing. I loved this last episode. But I would have liked more boba Fett over a random Mando episode. I can wait for Mando story to show up in mando

  • parallaxcc
    parallaxcc 3 months ago +179

    When I heard “I need to visit a little friend,” I immediately imagined Boba going with him and there being an awkward meeting with Luke.

    • Western Senpai
      Western Senpai 3 months ago +1

      I never knew I needed this until just now!

    • Samuel Fischer
      Samuel Fischer 3 months ago +7

      @Danklord420 it actually makes sense, 'from a certain point of view'. Mando is already there, so why not ask a Jedi master to teach him how to properly use a Jedi weapon? Option B, ask Ahsoka. The cool thing about asking Luke is our connection with our hero and at the same time, we could see the beginning of his school and a glimpse of his new students, including Grogu and even a little money shot of Leia in training.

    • Danklord420
      Danklord420 3 months ago +3

      @Samuel Fischer I also had this thought. I mean like surely he's got to at least ask while he's there right? haha

    • dindin365
      dindin365 3 months ago

      @Simon Handy please explain

    • Samuel Fischer
      Samuel Fischer 3 months ago +16

      And what if Mando asks Luke to teach him how to properly use the dark saber?

  • Trebled85
    Trebled85 3 months ago

    I loved that they finished where the mandalorian left off. I can’t wait to see where the series goes now that mando n grogu are included

  • Keith Maxon
    Keith Maxon 3 months ago

    Another thing I remembered while watching this is how Bo mentioned that his clan was a group of zealots that were mired in the old ways. Seems to me that during the battle and excommunication that maybe he finally realized he was on the wrong side of the mandalorian sects. . .

  • THE DOCTOR
    THE DOCTOR 3 months ago

    At the end of the episode, I was excited thinking he meant Grogu and we get a chance to see him again.

  • Michael Rizzello
    Michael Rizzello 3 months ago +26

    “Losing Grogu has made him more brutal” Perhaps. But later in the episode we learn that the sabre is cursed and that the bearer of the weapon becomes more bloodthirsty. Could the first scene where Mando splits his target in half be a sign of that bloodthirst/curse instead?

    • Pat
      Pat 3 months ago +1

      @James Lynn can’t be too cursed? Did you see how the Jedi ended up? If that’s not a bad curse, I’d hate to see what is.

    • James Lynn
      James Lynn 3 months ago

      Yeah, it WAS created by a Jedi, so it can’t be too cursed.

    • Michael Rizzello
      Michael Rizzello 3 months ago

      @Pat Sorry, just realized that I misremembered the curse and comments about Mando not holding back, coupled with the lore of the Ebony Blade from Marvel Comics. Took way too much liberty with that one.

    • Pat
      Pat 3 months ago

      Can you elaborate on where I can find that lore? Especially the bloodthirsty part. That sounds pretty interesting but I only remember the armorer mentioning a curse - but I didn’t hear any further elaboration than that.

  • dimitreze
    dimitreze 3 months ago +43

    14:56 you forgot to mention that the droid on the left is a droid from a deleted scene on A New Hope

    • dimitreze
      dimitreze 3 months ago

      @gecko 1968 nice. I never noticed him outside the deleted scene

    • Jonathan Rodriguez
      Jonathan Rodriguez 3 months ago +2

      Lil dude was also in the Clone wars

  • C M
    C M 3 months ago +2

    When Peli first shows Mando the N-1 she says "I know she doesn't look like much" much like how Han Solo says, "She may not look like much, but she's got it where it counts, kid."
    And when Mando plugs the hose in to charge, it makes a suction "thud" sound reminiscent to Vader's helmet being put on in Empire. 🤘🏻

  • Erenst Lawyer
    Erenst Lawyer 3 months ago

    I just Loved 🥰 this episode…and…I enjoy the flow of the storytelling of this story…no complaints from me…😃

  • Kaiden Rodriguez
    Kaiden Rodriguez 3 months ago

    So many great tie ins and Easter eggs. Loved this episode

  • Keegan Mobley
    Keegan Mobley 3 months ago

    Ryan summed up my feelings for this show really well! It's a great show! But they want to remind us of Mando too so the show is the way it is. Its okay! These guys are both cool! For different reasons!

  • David Emanuel Rosini
    David Emanuel Rosini 3 months ago +96

    That flashback of the destruction of Mandalore was definitely a homage to the opening of Terminator 2. It was one of the best scenes I've seen in the Star Wars series.

    • SwaggerLikeUz
      SwaggerLikeUz 3 months ago +1

      Also all the visual effects in T2 were created by Lucasfilm's "ILM" (Industrial Light & Magic). George Lucas salute!

    • Nick Moore
      Nick Moore 3 months ago

      those K2SO type droids with the glowing eyes had hella terminator vibes

    • Johnnie Lurker
      Johnnie Lurker 3 months ago

      def 💯

    • enzudesign
      enzudesign 3 months ago

      I want it as a desktop wallpaper 😗

  • BroadSword 66
    BroadSword 66 3 months ago +1

    "Wizard" was slang used in The British Royal Air Force in WW2, meaning "excellent". It was doubtless included in several war movies, and we know that war movies such as The Dambusters were big influences on A New Hope, especially the attack on the Death Star scene.

  • G Money
    G Money 3 months ago

    Amazing episode and the best yet, but... definitely felt like Mando S3, ep1. I really like the idea of a crossover and it would have worked brilliantly, but I'm hopeful that BOBF ends on a high.
    That said, I can't see how they can take down the pykes in just 2 episodes, not really not sure where it's going, unless the big battles roll into S2?

  • Ddubzz1880
    Ddubzz1880 3 months ago

    Loved this episode and all the Easter eggs!!!!! So many tie ins and nostalgia

  • Master 2187
    Master 2187 3 months ago

    This episode was fantastic and a good pacing break of the already great series
    20:17 agreed

  • David Emanuel Rosini
    David Emanuel Rosini 3 months ago +191

    When Kanan was training Sabine in rebels he mentioned that the more you connect with the darksaber it becomes lighter. So maybe this is why he feels it heavy

    • trevorlane
      trevorlane 3 months ago

      @Jecht Auron Kanan put some insight into the Darksaber (which is a further explanation from TCW: The Gathering) "Energy constantly flows through the crystal. You're not fighting with a simple blade as much as you are directing a current of power. Your thoughts, your actions, they become energy. They flow through the crystal as well, and become a part of the blade." The way sabers generally have been described seems like an ordinary sword that quickly gains outward force and unwieldiness similar to a leafblower that pushes out more and more air. Given that force users have significant training controlling and harnessing thoughts and feelings, they have an advantage controlling that energy amplification.

    • Mario Rodriguez
      Mario Rodriguez 3 months ago

      @trevorlane Filoni and Favreau are trying to depend less on the Jedi in their Star Wars universe. Mandalorians prove that you don't have to be born with a bacteria infection that makes you a space wizard, to be a badass. Mandalore went toe-to-toe with the Jedi for generations.

    • AlEz TairIo
      AlEz TairIo 3 months ago +1

      Yeah, I think he really hasn't comprehended the literal and metaphorical weight that the Darksaber bestows upon its user. He misses Grogu, which makes him distracted, and I don't think he sees the saber as a "responsibility" and more so as another weapon. That's why instead of planning on leading how to retake Mandalore, he instead went back to his old ways. He hasn't fully grasped what it really means to be a Mandalorian despite meeting others like Bo Katan and Boba Fett.
      Which is why the saber feels heavy to him.
      That's just my take though.

    • lifeinjersey
      lifeinjersey 3 months ago +3

      @trevorlane I don't think so if that were the case then Moff Gideon wouldn't have been able to use it like he did. Its all thr state of mind.
      Mando currently is very conflicted and confused with everything. He's grown to love Grogu and removed his helmet twice for him. He now wields the Darksaber which he won through combat against the imperial officer that destroyed Mangalore. He is trying to go back to his old bounty hunting life but he can't. He's met other Mandalorians that remove their helmets and who are trying to reclaim their home. So Mando is probably conflicted about what to do. He never cared about the dark saber only Grogu but now he has this huge responsibility and target on his back. The blade is heavy for Din because Din doesn't really know what to do. Should he keep the blade and be a bounty hunter or does he rise up and rally all the Mandalorians and retake their home

    • John J
      John J 3 months ago

      @Jecht Auron Yeah but Luke didn't have to work to just lift the light saber. So doesn't really fit to me.

  • dethringr
    dethringr 3 months ago

    Besides Din Djarin saying, “i can bring you in warm…” from the first episode, he also had someone cut in half too.

  • Goatelope
    Goatelope 3 months ago

    I definitely think this could've been the opener for mando season 3, thus episode should've started with mando and the mechanic and fennec recruiting him. The backstory could start ep 3 bringing him to where he meets fenneck again. It seemed to all but halt the Boba story

  • VashVicious2
    VashVicious2 3 months ago +1

    Ypu missed the concept art where they accidentally drew him with the disrupted rifle. The younglings training with lightsabers had the blocker helmets on, meaning they were already connected to the will of the lightsabers. Also attachments wouldn't be banned in the new jedi, as luke was against that rule specifically.

  • Sam Ayala
    Sam Ayala 3 months ago

    Great video! Did you notice that when Mando hurt his leg with the dark saber he was walking “John Wayne” style? It was subtle but still very cool

  • David Emanuel Rosini
    David Emanuel Rosini 3 months ago +112

    Best episode yet! Seeing that ship fly through Beggars Canon gave me goosebumps. Hoping to see Luke and Grogu next episode, 10/10!

    • Brazucacalifornia80
      Brazucacalifornia80 3 months ago +6

      They might do that off screen and have him or them arrive at the last moment to help bobba!

  • Jack_Giant_Slayer Boy
    Jack_Giant_Slayer Boy 3 months ago +1

    Yes actually, the padawans get training lightsabers those they are handling are probably given to them by the jedi order but the Jedis don’t own them until they make one themselves those „lightsabers“ can’t cut you just reflect blasters

  • Michael Berry
    Michael Berry 3 months ago +4

    I’m loving how Ryan says “might’ve missed” and not insulting peoples intelligence saying “you did miss”

  • Slade M.
    Slade M. 3 months ago +1

    When Mando emptied all his weapons like that it was a nod and a wink to a similar scene from Mad Max Beyond Thunderdome I think.

  • Clifford Gallegos
    Clifford Gallegos 3 months ago

    Best stand alone episode I have ever seen in the SW universe. Tied perfectly together like the cloth used for Grogus armor. There is still some questions if Dar Jin is possibly a Jedi that doesn't know it because he is trying too hard to be something he is not (a major theme here in Bobba as well) Anakin parallel with the building and flying like episode I. It's a long shot but not fully outside the realm of possibility since we don't really know his childhood aside from being rescued by mandalorians.

  • Kent Vandevender
    Kent Vandevender 3 months ago

    I’ve enjoyed the series. I went back to look at the overall timeline to reorient myself for the sequence of events. It’s funny going to the first movie in 1977 that I saw at the theater until now, what a journey

  • dragonweyr44
    dragonweyr44 3 months ago

    2:21 this is a Gran, not a Malastarian. Dugs live on Malastare and Grans conquered the planet
    9:04 This shield is known on Earth as a buckler
    18:44 this is the same shot of the bobsled in the movie Cool Runnings, even the steering handles are the same

  • Indiana Holmes
    Indiana Holmes 3 months ago

    Episodes 2 and 5 are the best. Hands down. Looking forward to 6 and 7!!

  • Mark Evans
    Mark Evans 3 months ago

    bryce Dallas Howard did an amazing job. and this was the most visually complex and stunning episode of either series. Now we have a father/daughter director combo in the star wars history

  • Daniel Cat
    Daniel Cat 3 months ago +75

    The Armorer didnt have to wrap Grogu`s beskar chainmail in the shape of his head at 10:54.
    But she did it or us.
    This is the way.

    • Matthew Landrus
      Matthew Landrus 3 months ago

      @Malena Well, not on camera...or during the timing of this show at least.

    • Malena
      Malena 3 months ago

      @Matthew Landrus no she didn‘t

    • Matthew Landrus
      Matthew Landrus 3 months ago

      I seriously don't remember, but did she ever meet Grogu?

    • VVM2022
      VVM2022 3 months ago

      This is the way

    • Rafael Roaf-esparza
      Rafael Roaf-esparza 3 months ago

      This is the way

  • Joe  🔥 𝐆𝐨 𝐓𝐨 𝐌𝐲 𝐂𝐡𝐚𝐧𝐧𝐞𝐥 [𝐋!𝐯𝐞]

    1:29 I don’t believe that this was mentioned in any of the shows, but in a book that talks about all kinds of fun details of the Jedi tells that the sabers that younglings start their training with use a crystal and saber that make it less dangerous. Meaning that if it touched skin it would be a mild burn, like you get from touching a hot pan. Might leave a scar but nothing serious.
    I got this from the book, don’t yell at me if you don’t like it.

  • Anthony Astorga-Schmidt

    I''m new to this fandom, and I am enjoying the story so far. We were able to watch in timeline order all the movies, so we have points of reference. your video gives us extra insights. thank you for taking the time to do this. your video was well put together.

  • AudiLover
    AudiLover 3 months ago

    I love the phantom menace call backs I just hated that they melted the Spear tho as it became a staple for him after the episode he got it.

  • Kamil Muzyka
    Kamil Muzyka 3 months ago

    I remember telling my friend - I thought we were supposed to watch Boba Fett, not Consider Phebas! (the first novel in the Culture universe, which involves a giant Orbital).
    Another friend said - So now Star Wars is part of Known Space? (The setting which actually featured a Ringworld and weapons similar to light sabers).

  • Gabriel Adams
    Gabriel Adams 3 months ago +77

    I'd also add that BD scanning and projecting the hologram is just like in Jedi Fallen Order when BD scans various objects or environments and pulls up 3D models of the map. So cool.

    • Jay The Gam3r
      Jay The Gam3r 3 months ago

      Its nothing entirely special most droids can do things like this really

    • neonmatt24
      neonmatt24 3 months ago

      Because it is BD-1...

    • Darth Hylian
      Darth Hylian 3 months ago +1

      How did I not notice this? Must have been too long since I've played it

    • David Biggy
      David Biggy 3 months ago

      R2 did it in The Force Awakens as well.

    • Jeffrey S. Green - Dynamic Photography
      Jeffrey S. Green - Dynamic Photography 3 months ago +4

      I yelled that when I saw it. I loved playing that game.

  • Gerardo VILLA
    Gerardo VILLA 3 months ago

    Thank you, Ryan!
    I was utterly SHOCKED to see a Ringworld in this episode (not a Dyson Sphere as those envelop the star like the shell around an egg). It's one of those things that are so enormous in concept that I would have expected to see it before now.
    Then again, seeing something I didn't expect is half the point, eh?

    • Sean Williams
      Sean Williams 3 months ago

      Although, because the Ringworld is so mind-bogglingly huge, anything you depict there that isn't taking place at the rim/edge just looks like it's on a perfectly flat planet with a weird arch in the sky.

  • Lisamarie LiGreci-Newton

    Hmm, interesting - I have the opposite reaction to stuff like the butcher shop. Yeah, it's this fantastical galaxy with space wizards, but they gotta eat too. I love when we get to see those totally mundane things in the middle of the Star Wars universe, which to me helps give it that 'lived in' feeling instead of EVERYTHING being sleek and space age-y.
    I totally watched this just to see if anybody recognized the futhark on the fighter and could ID it. I've also heard a theory that Obi-Wan used it to bring the twins back to Tatooine (I'm not sure we ever see what ship he brought) and maybe it will even show up in Kenobi. At any rate, I grew up with/loved the prequels and so seeing the N-1 race through the Boonta Eve track just delighted me.
    My hot take: Bo-Katan is no more worthy to lead Mandalore than Death Watch. She seemed perfectly fine to go along with Death Watch and Maul until Maul used their own rules against them and killed their leader, and THEN she couldn't stand by it. Perhaps by the time we see her in Rebels she's had some time to think things over but I never really loved her. That is actually a fascinating theory about the Armorer being one of the pro-Maul Death Watch though. I kind of wonder if Din is going to find some new way entirely because there's actually a lot about Mandalorian culture (especially Death Watch) that is a little problematic and when your whole system is just based on who can win a fight it's never going to be stable. And I'm wondering if it will all tie in to Boba's desire to build a tribe because of his time with the Tuskens, or even show Luke's Jedi having a differing view of attachment (if we go there).
    I loved this episode, although I also love the main storyline of Book of Boba Fett too - it's telling a different type of story, and that's okay for me too. I agree sometimes the proportion of flashbacks has been a little weird but I still really like everything I'm seeing and ultimately I am hoping for some connections to something like Crimson Dawn/Qi'ra in the climax.

  • Amanda Jean
    Amanda Jean 3 months ago +7

    12:45 I think non stop service here could also mean that the goes straight to Tatooine without any stop
    Depending where the ring planet is situated, passing through Tatooine is maybe faster or cheaper, and the spaceport over there is just a transition to other cruiser company going elsewhere

  • Doug Frazelle
    Doug Frazelle 3 months ago +1

    Had no one put together the fact that the Astro Droid compartment on Din Jarin’s new N1 was hollowed out, and will make an excellent compartment for Grogu? I think this signals that Grogu and the Mandalorian will be reunited in the next season. Also, if not, then why make all the fuss about the gift he had made for Grogu? Pretty sure we will see them together again next season.

    • Jan Strzelecki
      Jan Strzelecki 3 months ago

      As far as I can tell, pretty much everybody has put it together. Sorry.

  • E V
    E V 3 months ago +128

    Re: the Darksaber training scene - It’s less a general count that she’s giving (1, 2, 3, 4) but rather she’s calling out the strikes or angles of attack she’s using, a la HEMA treatises, so that he knows how to parry certain attacks. Like, if I’m not mistaken, a #1 angle of attack is the sword blade going from upper right to lower left. Etc

    • sdq sdq
      sdq sdq 3 months ago

      thats probably the wrong way to train , the armourer knows crap about darksaber

    • Nunya Biznaz
      Nunya Biznaz 3 months ago +1

      You are correct, most bladed martial arts use the similar angles.

    • Greg Johnson
      Greg Johnson 3 months ago +1

      Ho, ha, guard, turn, parry, dodge, spin, ha, thrust!

    • Gary M
      Gary M 3 months ago +2

      Plus, they actually show the Rebels clip with Kanen saying "high...low," which confirms that.

    • Darth Revan
      Darth Revan 3 months ago +2

      This is how I learned lightsaber combat too.

  • Jonathan Lee
    Jonathan Lee 3 months ago

    When he flew the n1 into beggars canyon I immediately recognized it as where the pod race took place, n got chills..I think it would've been cool if they had the old abandoned "grandstands" somewhere in the background or something. I think things like this is what makes these shows so enjoyable. At this point, I'm less focused on the story and more on the environment and universe.

  • mediumvillain
    mediumvillain 3 months ago

    This was such a good, and important, episode of the Mandalorian. Which was a strange choice, but ok.
    Also, a ringworld is a completely different stellar megastructure concept than a Dyson sphere, which completely surrounds a star to absorb its energy. ("Nerd!!" etc.)

  • Frank Zappa
    Frank Zappa 3 months ago

    Magnificent episode. Kudos to the writers.

  • Dan Stoughton
    Dan Stoughton 3 months ago

    7:18 Before Ahsoka, It was Palpatine who beat Maul while using the darksaber in Season 5

  • Zachary Roeder
    Zachary Roeder 3 months ago +43

    I don’t think we will see Grogu this season. There’s 2 episodes left, and Boba still has to complete his team and prepare for the fight. I feel this is a teaser for season 3 of Mandalorian.

    • Patrick Fabsich
      Patrick Fabsich 3 months ago

      Maybe ge visted Grogu off screen and ep 6 is how boba found rest of his team. As much i like Luke, it would make 0 sense if he shows up and fights for Boba!
      I think also Luke and Grogu ate one Daggobah and will stay their and train in silence. In can happen the Mando go their too and Luke say him he can teach him use that Blade!
      But i think Mando is no one Episode off and come in Ep 7!
      I dont mind ep 5 was a mando episode mando season has also ep 5 who ahsoka 6 boba and 8 was the highlight luke return so i am okay we see what Mando is doing. And also people season 3 will maybe come in 2023 its okay we get one mando episode!

    • SunnyD88
      SunnyD88 3 months ago

      But Mando says he needs to see Grogu first before he helps Boba so Mando will see Grogu before he can fight for Boba. Maybe he'll do it off screen and we'll see the reunion in Season 3.

    • Jordan Gardiner
      Jordan Gardiner 3 months ago

      we will, 100%.

    • Serrik Smirrelsen
      Serrik Smirrelsen 3 months ago +3

      I agree. Djin will probably return in the heat of the fight against the pikes wielding the darksaber properly. Mando season 3 kicking off with Grogo vissit. I hope so.

    • Αλέξανδρος Κωστίδης
      Αλέξανδρος Κωστίδης 3 months ago +2

      I hope so. I really dont want to see Grogu or Luke either. They, like Din, belong to another project, and this show is about Boba.

  • Shaun Jewell
    Shaun Jewell 3 months ago

    I love the show. I talked to Emily personally last year about The appearance of the Mando in in boba Fett as well as somethings she tells me of season 3 of mando

  • ErvTV
    ErvTV 3 months ago

    I feel a major fan edit coming. I would love to see a chronological edit of The Book of Boba Fett.

  • Jeffrey Carman
    Jeffrey Carman 3 months ago

    The Armorer’s sect “cloistered” on Concordia during the purge would have had access to beskarr mines. Concordia had beskarr mines that were thought to have been abandoned, but had been re-opened by Death Watch, the apparent precursors to The Watch. Obi Wan and Satine go to these mines and confront Death Watch in “The Mandalore Plot” Episode 12 of season 2 of The Clone Wars.

  • TomTom Dishman
    TomTom Dishman 3 months ago +1

    Great Video. I personally love Book of Boba Fett, and Mandalorian --It makes some real Star Wars and has brought me back from hating the Star Wars Kathleen Kennedy was trying to make. Now that was pod racing!

  • Hoodlington
    Hoodlington 3 months ago +49

    The artificial ring is most likely based on the idea from Larry Niven's novel Ringworld. It's not a hole in the ring that creates the shadows but a series of evenly-placed panels that orbit a central sun, creating periods of night and day on the surface

    • Caleb Morgan
      Caleb Morgan 3 months ago

      @w4rh4wk_42 whatever you say, bud👍

    • Darth Revan
      Darth Revan 3 months ago +2

      I came to the comments looking for this comment, and the replies are exactly what I had hoped for and expected as well.

    • w4rh4wk_42
      w4rh4wk_42 3 months ago +3

      @Caleb Morgan Nope it is the last Halo Ring built by the Forerunners. Master Chief, the UNSC, and the Covenant are searching for it now.

    • Caleb Morgan
      Caleb Morgan 3 months ago +2

      @Daniel Travelstead Halo’s ring was inspired by Larry Niven’s Ringworld, which was written in 1970.

    • Caleb Morgan
      Caleb Morgan 3 months ago +2

      @w4rh4wk_42 Larry Niven wrote Ringworld in 1970. 31 years before Halo:CE.

  • Dan Stoughton
    Dan Stoughton 3 months ago

    16:51 the control panel is very similar to Anakin's pod racer from Phantom Menace

  • Keegan
    Keegan 3 months ago

    Now that we have an official Grogu theme. I think we are going to get a dedicated show for him.

  • Chris Himes
    Chris Himes 3 months ago

    Yeah I loved the episode, but definitely caught myself wondering why I was getting a Mandolorian episode in the middle of “The Book of Boba”. Great stuff to see, but it begs the question, was someone on the production crew or an actor on Boba sick? Did they have a Covid outbreak and needed to fill in material with something else and they had this 1st episode of Mando ready to go? It was just odd placement, but I’m happy to watch as I love Mando so much more. Boba is a solid show, its just very different in pacing than Mando. I feel like it needs to go darker and we need to see Boba as more of a Gangster, more of a serious threat, as a-posed to this drawn out back story that is really just not that exciting or entertaining so far. Idk, maybe it will be like “Rouge One” and the last 90 seconds will be the best thing we’ve seen all year, but I’m not holding my breath, hell, we just had a fight with Black Krass, and it was just okay. Better fight coordinator for the next one I hope.

  • Yawwah
    Yawwah 3 months ago

    In my mind, I say they must be setting us up for some wild action and splitting off into vastly different stories because the introductions and flashbacks is almost exhausting. So much so that when I saw The platinum knight Mando hit the screen I was elated. I have watched this episode more times in less then 24hrs then I have any episode of either Mandalorian or Boba Fett. When Mando is working on the start fighter with his awesome mechanic I can not help but be transported to times of hanging with best friends in school. I can't say enough about the feel good moments. I would go on but I already know I will be teased for my lack of knowledge of star wars. This is the way!

  • Nick Levinos
    Nick Levinos 3 months ago +50

    So, when the armorer says, “sadly, they only exist in legends.” when talking about the Mythosaur, were they settling a debate about whether or not they are canon?

    • Brush &Quill
      Brush &Quill 3 months ago

      Ironically, saying that on this show makes them canon I believe...

    • Jason Wolf
      Jason Wolf 3 months ago +5

      It's literally called the myth-o-saur meaning mythical lizard.

    • Randy Zamora
      Randy Zamora 3 months ago +7

      I want to see Mando riding a mythosaur and Fett riding a rancor charging into battle

    • dimitreze
      dimitreze 3 months ago +16

      she literally says the name that Disney gave to the old canon
      it can't be more clear thant that
      maybe if she took off the helmet and blinked to the camera

    • Nick Radan
      Nick Radan 3 months ago +29

      It was a very meta refrence, and I loved it

  • TheUberTrekkie
    TheUberTrekkie 3 months ago

    Excellent informative video!! Love all the references and clips from other series!

  • James Pestell
    James Pestell 3 months ago

    By far and I mean by a long way that this channel gives the best geek accounts/reviews/easter eggs of anything Star Wars. Keep up the good work.

  • mattp
    mattp 3 months ago

    Hope Boba meets the Armourer at some point, I'm sure she can clue him in on his ancestors.

  • Benjamin Routh
    Benjamin Routh 3 months ago +6

    I strongly believe that when mando gets to the Jedi training temple where grogu is, it will be the same time when Ben solo destroys it. Definitely a season 3 ending scene. And it’s mandos task to save grogu from the knights of ren. Either he wins or grogu dies, since we don’t see him in the sequels. Interesting theory

    • Starganderfish
      Starganderfish 3 months ago

      Slight problem with that - Mandolorian and Boba Fett shows are set in year 9 ABY, so nine years after A New Hope and 5 years after Return of the Jedi. Even if Han and Leia got busy pretty much immediately, Ben Solo is at most 4 years old in this era. I think it's safe to assume that Favreau and FIloni won't be touching the mess that is the sequel trilogy material in any way more than throw-away Easter Eggs and occasionally re-using makeup or props.
      It feels like most of the new DIsney Star Wars material is set well before the disastrous Sequel Era so they can just ignore it. I'm not silly enough to think they'll go to the effort of changing the timeline to wipe the sequels out, they'll just mostly ignore them and stay in that pre-sequel timeline.

  • Bold
    Bold 3 months ago +58

    For me, when mando is telling the bd droid to move higher and its not listening, it reminded me of iron man 1 with tonys droid DUMe. and because its jon favreau I don't think that's too far off

    • Suzie
      Suzie 3 months ago

      @Andrey Paes I’d say a kid can be a child of any age, as long as one of their parents are alive.

    • Chosen One
      Chosen One 3 months ago +2

      That Starfighter flight scene is also reminiscent of the same movie when Tony flew in his Mark II armor in that chrome finish, fly by with a kid in sight, and then later was intercepted by two pilots

    • Andrey Paes
      Andrey Paes 3 months ago +1

      @Weather Report A kid? I'm 30 and sometimes it still happens when I give my father a hand. Lol

    • Weather Report
      Weather Report 3 months ago +7

      I thought of a dad telling his kid to hold a flashlight

    • Mat Speedle
      Mat Speedle 3 months ago

      Glad it's not just me that thought that :)

  • Kari 𝔽**СК МЕ - СНЕℂ𝕂 𝕄𝕐 Рℝ𝟘𝔽𝕀𝕃Е💛

    I love how Mando said "Wizard" after finishing the podrace track in the N1 fighter. Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau are making me like things I didn't expect to.

  • -[ J E N I F F E R]   🔥𝐆𝐨 𝐓𝐨 𝐌𝐲 Channel

    I love how Mando said "Wizard" after finishing the podrace track in the N1 fighter. Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau are making me like things I didn't expect to.

  • Felica 🍆 I am Online 💋 F Uc_k me

    I love how Mando said "Wizard" after finishing the podrace track in the N1 fighter. Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau are making me like things I didn't expect to.

  • Marjorie Cohn
    Marjorie Cohn 3 months ago

    The detail is so cool. That part where Din is talking and asking the light to be shined reminded me of that scene where Grogu is working on the wires is S2.

  • Nerd Sapien
    Nerd Sapien 3 months ago +19

    I so much love the scene in which Din Jarin delivers the bounty to his employers, that from the moment the bag comes on screen, till he walks out of the elevator. That the entire scene was filmed in 1 single shot! Showing of how powerful and versatile the Volume is. Havinf an animated background making it look like the elevator goes up and down. If you would look closely to the low lip at the beginning of the scene, is the same as the low lip in the bar/dancehall. and that de camera does not turn right before he steps in the elevator the first time (going up), loops around to show the bar that was behind the camera at the start of the scene. But when back down at the end of the scene Din walks into the same space that was the bar and passed the camera. Some really use of set, camera direction and the volume to animate an make it look like Din moves on two separate storeys.