Podcast Stardust #64: The Empires Strikes Back – Part 2 – The Wampa’s Lair to Exploding Probe Droids

by Podcast Stardust

Our 40th anniversary review of The Empire Strikes Back continues with Dan Zehr from Coffee with Kenobi. We discuss the next segment of the film spanning Han’s rescue of Luke to the discovery of the probe droid.

We continue the year long celebration of the 40th anniversary of The Empire Strikes Back with our second monthly installment breaking down the movie scene-by-scene. Dan Zehr from Coffee with Kenobi and Dan Z Media joins us to discuss his The Empire Strikes Back memories and favorite scenes before we examine the next 12 minutes of the movie.

On this fully armed and operational episode, we discuss:

  • Dan Zehr’s thoughts on The Empire Strikes Back overall,
  • The appearance of the Wampa as Luke escapes from its lair,
  • Han’s rescue of Luke from the blizzard of Hoth,
  • Obi-Wan Kenobi’s first appearance as a Force ghost,
  • Luke’s recovery in the bacta tank,
  • The tension between Han and Leia in Luke’s recovery room, and
  • The discovery of the Imperial probe droid.

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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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