In our review of Rebels: “Empire Day,” we discuss Ezra’s struggles with his birthday as the crew of the Ghost tries to sabotage the Empire’s new TIE fighter.
Ezra’s training as a Jedi by Kanan has begun, but Ezra is frustrated. In this episode, he is having a particularly bad day, and Ezra nearly begs out of the mission the crew of the Ghost is set to carry out. However, he joins the crew, and soon enough Kanan, Sabine, and the other Rebels learn the truth of why this day is so difficult for Ezra. Furthermore, when Ezra finds an old friend of his parents, his day gets more complicated.
On this fully armed and operational episode, we discuss:
- Kanan’s confusing comments on attachment,
- Old Jho’s cantina on Lothal,
- The crew of the Ghost attacking an Imperial celebration,
- Tseebo – Ezra’s parents’ friend that might have figured into Ezra’s destiny, and
- How this episode sets up the next episode in the series.
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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 Resistance, Rebels, 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.