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The Nerds Watch Revenge Of The Sith

Dan & Kenton finish up the prequel trilogy with the surprisingly good Revenge of the Sith. If George Lucas had started the prequels with this film, no one would have had any issues with them.

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The Nerds Watch Attack Of The Clones

In preparation for the release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Dan & Kenton continue to watch the prequels that take place before.This week, it’s the worst of the Star Wars films (in Dan’s opinion) Episode II: Attack Of The Clones. They hate this one almost as much as they hate sand.
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The Nerds Watch The Phantom Menace

Dan & Kenton force themselves to re-watch Episode I: The Phantom Menace in preparation for Rogue One. Not that this shitty prequel has anything to do with Rogue One. In the end they find that there are some redeeming qualities to what many fans consider the worst Star Wars film.
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Dave Wheeler Loves Star Wars!

Dan & Kenton sit down with TV & radio morning show host Dave Wheeler to talk about his Star Wars fandom and how he expresses it (tattoos are involved). They also discuss his hopes & fears for Rogue One and what he wants for the future of the franchise.

Watch/Listen to Wheeler in the Morning on CityTV and 92 CITI FM:

Check out the Word of Wheeler podcast:

Follow Dave (Wheelerj28) on Twitter, Instagram and Snapchat.

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Begun The Marketing Blitz Has

Lots to talk about this week: a new Rogue One “featurette” that explains what the film is in relation to the original trilogy. An old news story becomes new again. We’re up to seven different Rogue One TV spots, and did David Prowse deserve to be the face of Darth Vader as well as the body?
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Here’s the new featurette:


And the 7th TV spot:

International Star Wars Trailer Day

Dan & Kenton react to last week’s second international trailer, wonder when the hell tickets for Rogue One will go on sale, and speculate about a possible Star Wars E.V.A. (gotta listen to find out what it is!)
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Here is the new International trailer:

Lando’s Life Debt

After a brief discussion on millennials, Dan & Kenton talk about the official casting of Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian in the 2018 Han Solo movie. Also, Dan reviews the audio version of Chuck Wendig’s Aftermath:Life Debt and Kenton is chomping at the bit to buy his Rogue One tickets.
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Walking Dead’s Zombie Chris Loves Star Wars!

Chris Harrelson of The Walking Dead and Heroes on Hand fame joins the Nerds to talk about his favourite Star Wars films and the upcoming season of TWD. (Spoiler alert: he can’t spoil much.)
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Check out Chris’ talent booking agency Heroes On Hand, they may have just the hero for you!

And be sure to connect with Chris on Facebook and Twitter. He is a blast to follow and live tweets every episode of The Walking Dead!