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Jon Favreau's The Mandalorian on Disney+

Discussion in 'TV Shows' started by Jake Lipson, Mar 8, 2018.

  1. Robert Crawford

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    Except they made the 20 minutes time line a big item by counting down the minutes to a certain extent. Anyhow, perhaps the next episode would fit your fancy.
     
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    Not to mention the other ship obviously fleeing from the place that they almost run into but otherwise ignore completely. But hey, shoot first and ask questions later.
     
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    Yeah. I didn't mind the rest of it but the ending really brings it down due to the lack of thought that went into it.
     
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    I liked that it told a complete story with some twists and turns along the way. It felt like they packed more into the running time than many of the other episodes.

    I agree with this. We've been told that the Mandalorian runs in some dangerous circles, but this episode really showed it.

    I think anybody expecting really strong serialized storytelling is probably going to be disappointed. It seems like a pretty episodic show by design.

    My guess is that he'll find a safe home for Baby Yoda in the season finale, and then there will be a new MacGuffin next season to link the episodes together. But mostly, this show is about the pleasures of watching the Mandalorian do his thing.
     
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    I liked that this episode was basically 50% heist (one of my favourite genres) and then turned into 50% horror with the Mandalorian as the monster. Cool genre mash up.

    The strobe sequence with the Mandalorian stalking his prey was legitimately beautiful.
     
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    i can’t imagine Baby Yoda going away anytime soon at this point.

    I’m actually flabbergasted that Disney allowed a halt on the Baby Yoda merch (especially at holiday season) to avoid spoilers.
     
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    The first three episodes certainly gave the impression that it would be more serialized. But maybe it'll be similar to "The Clone Wars" where there are some multi-episode serialized stories along with stand alone episodes.
     
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    That’s the sense I’m starting to get too. My big question is, will The Child be a permanent sidekick or is he merely this season’s main storyline?
     
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    I suppose it depends if they'd already written him out by the time he became a cultural phenomenon.

    I just finished watching The Empire Strikes Back, and at one point Yoda admonishes Luke: "Ready, are you? What know you of ready? For eight hundred years have I trained Jedi. My own counsel will I keep on who is to be trained!"

    He's about a year shy of 900 at that point, which suggests he started training Jedi when he was nearly 100 years old. That means that either the Child is deliberately pretending to be younger than he actually is, or a lot of major developmental milestones happen between 50 and 100.

    Either way, they could do a new series that picks up chronologically after The Rise of Skywalker with the Child in his eighties where he's speaking and more proactively learning the Force.
     
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    I thought the episode paid tribute to Alien too, with the stalking through the halls, red lights flashing and klaxons wailing.

    As for Baby Yoda, take it with a grain of salt, but
    Rian Johnson let slip that BY was seen on set during the filming of season 2.

    I’m guessing the season ends with a reveal of who it was we saw by the dead bounty hunter on Tatooine.
     
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    I hated the female long cone things on head character.
    Mouth open. Licking her teeth and mugging the entire time.
     
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    That was the general idea for us to hate her.
     
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    I don’t doubt that but for me it was to the detriment of the episode.
     
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    Well, you can't please everyone.:)
     
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    Hate her? She is sexy! :D ;)
     
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    Captain Kirk would bang her.
     
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    I kept thinking "that voice.... It's.... It's... the Kurgan!"
     

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