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Jon Favreau's The Mandalorian on Disney+

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

  1. joshEH

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    Trailer needs more Herzog, but other than that...thumbs-up. It appears that The Mandalorian does not have a jetpack. Which makes me hope that the main series-arc is just him running around everywhere trying to find and kill the guy who stole his jetpack.

    Also, every episode of this series should feature a post-credits scene of Herzog reading a Wookieepedia entry about a thing from Legends EU.

    ::herzogvoice:: WARU
     
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    Recently saw the official trailer for The Mandalorian....amazing! This looks truly incredible. Just based on the trailer, I'm looking forward to this show more than the ST films:

    - Amazing new ships.

    - Nice to see IG-88 (or an IG-88-like robot) in action for the first time - the scene with him battling the stormtroopers was a fanboy's dream [​IMG]

    -Interesting brief scene with the Nien Numb-like alien riding on top of a creature.

    -The creature in carbonite resembles one of the aliens in the ANH cantina, i.e. the rat-like creature.

    -Cool to see Carl Weathers (Apollo Creed in the Rocky films; Predator 1) in the show.

    -It's interesting to see Werner Herzog (well-known German film director) in here; how bizarre. I'm actually a big fan of Herzog's films, but they are truly avant-garde & in many cases twisted & truly $#$%#-up (in a good way). So, he is the last person I'd expect to see in a live-action SW TV series - LOL.

    Three months is not that long to wait for this - very cool [​IMG]
     
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  3. TravisR

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    I still can't believe that Herzog has even seen a Star Wars movie let alone being in Star Wars. Though just because he's in The Mandalorian, there's still nothing to say that he has seen one.
     
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    Herzog also appeared in the final season of Parks & Recreation. You just never know where he'll show up. He was gloriously bizarre (like the show).
     
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    Herzog was also The Zek in the 1st Jack Reacher movie.
     
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    Based on the trailer, Disney is getting my money this fall. I’m way more excited about this than Episode IX.
     
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    Dumb question.

    Who are we supposed to cheer on for in this show? The Mandalorian? He's a bounty hunter, no?

    Or is he gonna a bounty hunter with a heart of gold?
     
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    We don't know! Isn't that awesome? I'm treating it like Breaking Bad now. You know you shouldn't root for the main character but you WILL.
     
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    I have the feeling that the character will be deadly but he's not going to be a monster like Walter White either. If he is, the rest of the characters around him will be the folks to root for.
     
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    Let’s keep in mind that Disney+ will strictly limit itself to PG and PG-13 fare. The anti-hero aspects will be kept to a minimum.
     
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    I just paid for a 3 year subscription to Disney+ in part so that I can watch this with my family of Star Wars fans. With taxes it came to the very reasonable price of slightly less than $5 a month.
     
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    You can shoot 50 people in a row or fist fight 100 guys at one time but as long as blood isn't flying everywhere, it's PG-13 today. Not to say that this show will do that but violence is perfectly acceptable in PG-13 material (or whatever rating system will be used) when there isn't realistic consequences of that violence.
     
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    Posted by
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    59 minutes ago


    The Mandalorian season 1 airdates
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    Star Wars


    Episode 1 — 12th November

    Episode 2 — 15th November

    Episode 3 — 22nd November

    Episode 4 — 29th November

    Episode 5 — 6th December

    Episode 6 — 13th December

    Episode 7 — 18th December

    Episode 8 — 27th December
     
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    Guess I know what my Tuesday night is gonna look like for eight weeks.
     
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    So is it an eight episode show or is that just a partial season with a long hiatus to follow?
     
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    I believe that's the full season, Josh.
     
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    Awesome.

    Was just worried it was something like the first season of Star Trek Discovery, where we got like eight new episodes and then a three month break. I have less patience for that type of scheduling with each passing year.
     
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    Careful - those are not all Tuesdays.
     
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