Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels #75: Hello There

On episode 75, the Scoundrels talk to the voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi, James Arnold Taylor, about The Phantom Menace and more.

It is a busy time for Star Wars fans. News about Celebration keeps coming and the anticipation for Episode IX is palatable. On episode 75 of Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels: Hello There, the Scoundrels take a detour to talk The Phantom Menace with the voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi from The Clone Wars: James Arnold Taylor.

Welcome to episode 75 of Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels: Hello There. On this episode, the Scoundrels are thrilled to welcome James Arnold Taylor to the show. Before getting into a wide ranging discussion with James, the Scoundrels cover recent Star Wars News.

Star Wars News

On this episode, Dennis, Jay, and Taxus cover the following items from the news:

  • Artist prints available at Star Wars Celebration,
  • A 20th Anniversary Panel for The Phantom Menace,
  • New celebrity guest announcements for Star Wars Celebration Chicago,
  • Oscar related news for Star Wars from this year’s Academy Awards,
  • The Hasbro Exclusives for Star Wars Celebration,
  • A wrap on filming Episode IX,
  • A wrap on filming The Mandalorian, and
  • The return of Force Friday – with a twist.

Hello There – A Conversation with James Arnold Taylor

On this week’s Hyperthetical, the Scoundrels have the pleasure of welcoming James Arnold Taylor to Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels. In a wide ranging discussion, James and the Scoundrels discuss:

  • James first viewing of The Phantom Menace,
  • Favorite moments and characters from Episode I,
  • Some of his history playing Obi-Wan and other characters,
  • James’s other projects, and more.

For more from James Arnold Taylor, check out his podcast at James’s website.

Silence Fools!

On this edition of Silence Fools!, the Scoundrels revisit the Twitter poll related to episode 74. The Scoundrels have different ideas about what the best lightsaber duel than the hosts do. Afterwards, the Scoundrels propose a new Twitter poll.

The Scoundrels had a lot of fun talking to James Arnold Taylor, and they are confident you’ll enjoy the discussion.. Thanks for joining us for episode 75 of Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels: Hello There. The Scoundrels hope you enjoyed their latest Scoundrels Special Edition and will consider subscribing to the show wherever you listen to podcasts.

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Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels is a bi-weekly show that features three first-generation Star Wars fans. Each episode, RetroZappers Dennis Keithly, Jay Krebs, and Darth Taxus offer their thoughts and reactions on Star Wars news. Then, they engage in Star Wars discussion in the “Hyperthetical” segment. Top ten lists, book reviews, Resistance and television discussion, and interviews are all on the table. After the Hyperthetical, each episode features listener feedback with Silence Fools!

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