133: Skywalker Through Stranger Things / Goodbye Kenny Baker



The biggest TV hit this summer has definitely been the Netflix horror-suspense series, STRANGER THINGS. Joining us this week is actress Glennellen Anderson, who plays mean-girl Nicole with Steve’s gang. She gives us all kinds of awesome details about working on set, the Duffer Brothers, Winona Rider and the miracle that is Millie Bobby Brown (Eleven). There are spoilers ahead in this interview, so if you haven’t seen STRANGER THINGS yet, what are you doing? Watch, then listen! (1:07:48)

James Arnold Taylor in the house! Our beloved voice of Obi-Wan from Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels joins us to talk about one of his other 200 voices: Ratchett from Ratchett and Clank The Movie! This film will be released on home video August 23rd, so be on the lookout. JAT really is the sweetest guy, and even does a little “JAT Theater” for all of our Skywalkers. (53:30)

Also on this episode:

  • Kenny Baker: A Tribute –  Kenny Baker, the man who brought R2-D2 to life, passed away on August 13th. As the entertainer that he was who always wanted to make people laugh we have a fun time as we look back at his career, play some exclusive audio from the Men Behind The Masks Convention from 1994 that Richard personally shot and we will be joined by the STN Rebel Spy, Dave Skale,  who reveals information that has been kept under wraps for over fifty years! (8:45)
  • Shout-outs and Skywalker of the Week

As usual, it’s a packed episode, and we hope you all enjoy. Thanks for being a part of our Skywalker Family.


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