Podcast Stardust #110: Rebels – Droids in Distress – 0103

by Podcast Stardust

On this week’s Rebels review, the crew of the Ghost encounters R2-D2 and C-3PO as they attempt to steal controversial weapons from the Empire for Vizago in “Droids in Distress.”

For this week’s discussion of Star Wars: Rebels, Podcast Stardust turns to the first “stand alone” episode and examines what happens when the crew starts running low on fuel and food. Kanan’s solution of running a job for Vizago turns out to be be more complicated than originally planned. A couple of famous Star Wars droids guest star.

On this fully armed and operational episode, we discuss:

  • Ezra’s frustration with not getting the Jedi training he signed up for,
  • Zeb’s disgust at finding the disruptors the Empire was developing,
  • Kanan’s handling of Zeb’s concerns,
  • The character of Kallus and how he changes over the course of Rebels
  • The Star Tours and Rex homage, and
  • R2-D2 and C-3PO’s appearance on this episode.

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Podcast Stardust is the fully armed and operational podcast inspired by the code name for the Death Star. Hosted by first-generation Star Wars fans, Dennis Keithly and Jay Krebs, Podcast Stardust endeavors to bring thought provoking discussion on recent Star Wars news on a weekly basis. Between news episodes, Dennis and Jay review the latest episodes from Star Wars television covering everything from ResistanceRebels, and The Clone Wars to The Mandalorian and other live action productions on Disney+. Of course, Podcast Stardust wouldn’t be complete without thematic discussions, top ten lists, and interviews on everything from Star Wars literature, comics, and the films themselves.

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