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Idiot's Array: A Star Wars Podcast

Idiot’s Array is a Star Wars podcast hosted by Alan Zaugg, Mark Sutter, and Ryder Waldron. We bridge the Star Wars galaxy, from the movies to the comics, the novels to Star Wars Rebels and The Clone Wars. On Idiot’s Array we discuss Star Wars in a fun and intelligent way. We’d be honored if you’d join us at the Sabacc table! Contact us: Twitter: @idiotsarraypod Email: idiotsarraypodcast@gmail.com Facebook: Idiot’s Array Alan: @jedizaugg Mark: @MarkESutter Ryder: @RyderWaldronDDS
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Nov 30, 2020

"You're like a father to him." There is a lot to discuss on Episode 123 and the Idiots slice right into Chapter 13: The Jedi!

-What did we think of live-action Ahsoka Tano?

-Did this Ahsoka portrayal stay true to her history? 

-Grogu!

-What Easter eggs and call backs did we notice? 

-Was this a confusing episode for casual viewers? Or do die-hard fans bring to many biases? 

Jedi or not, we would love you to join us!

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Nov 23, 2020

"I'm surprised to see this place is still standing." On Episode 122, we discuss Chapter 12 of The Mandalorian. 

-What is the Imperial lab creating? 

-What was Dr. Pershing referring to when he said "M-count"?

-What is really going on in the Outer Rim? 

-What callbacks to other Star Wars media were in this chapter? 

We cover a lot of ground on Episode 122. Grab some blue cookies and join us for an all new episode!

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Nov 16, 2020

"Where did you get that armor?" The Idiots are back to discuss The Heiress, chapter 11 of The Mandalorian. 

-How can the Razor Crest still fly? 

-Was this episode the pay off for chapter 10? 

-What was the most exciting reveal of this episode? 

-Was the helmets on/off debate settled? 

-And when was the last time The Child had a bath? 

We'd love you to join us, and we don't care if you have your helmet on or off!

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Nov 9, 2020

"Idiot's Array?" Chapter 10 of The Mandalorian is out and Alan, Mark, and Ryder are here to discuss it. 

-What did we like best about this episode? 

-What made us most uncomfortable? 

-What constitutes filler? 

-And Idiot's Array got a mention in this episode!

We would love you to join us for our discussion of The Passenger!

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Nov 2, 2020

"What brings you here, stranger?" The Mandalorian is back and on Episode 119 we discuss the first episode of season 2, The Marshal. 

-What were some of our favorite moments? 

-What tie-ins to other Star Wars media did we notice? 

-What real-life lessons can be learned from this episode? 

-That final scene!

-And so much more!

We would be honored if you would join us!

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Oct 5, 2020

"This is not going to go the way you think!" On Episode 118, the Idiots rank the opening sequences of each Star Wars saga film.  There is fun, surprises, and even some jaw-dropping rankings. We would be honored if you would join us and also send us your rankings. 

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Sep 21, 2020

On Episode 117 Alan, Mark, and Ryder give their Mt. Rushmore moments from the much-anticipated trailer for season 2 of The Mandalorian. What did we like, what did we love, and what connections did we see from other Star Wars media? We also go off on other tangents, just like you've come to expect from Idiot's Array!

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Aug 31, 2020

Alan, Mark, and Ryder are joined by author Ian Doescher to discuss William Shakespeare's The Merry Rise of Skywalker. We also talk about how Ian's William's Shakespeare's Star Wars books came to be, some of the challenges of writing these books, a few Easter eggs from the sequel trilogy books, and much more. 

After listening to Episode 116, THE VERSE WILL BE WITH YOU....ALWAYS. 

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Aug 17, 2020

On Episode 115, Alan, Mark, and Ryder compare and contrast how Anakin was viewed and treated by Ahsoka and Obi-Wan and how that affected him after he became a Sith Lord. 

-What were Anakin's lasting feelings towards each of them?

-Did Ahsoka's leaving the Jedi Order change how she viewed Anakin after his turn to the dark side? 

-Did Obi-Wan want to believe Anakin was beyond redemption so Obi-Wan could let go of his own guilt and regrets? 

We won't fail you!

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Jul 27, 2020

"I have failed you." Failure is a familiar theme in the Star Wars saga, and oftentimes those failures ultimately become successes. Many characters have experienced failures, but what overcoming those is what really proves their mettle. On Episode 114 we discuss many of the failures in Star Wars and the successes that come from them. 

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Jul 13, 2020

"When gone am I, the last of the Jedi will you be." Prompted by a listener's email, we discuss what was really meant by this statement from Yoda. Was Luke really the last Jedi? What about Rey? Where do Ezra and Ahsoka fit into the equation? We also discuss our favorite Legends novels and much, much more. We would be honored if you would join us! 

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Jul 9, 2020
In this episode of Idiot's Array, Alan, Mark, and Ryder welcome Tarkin's Top Shelf and Kanata's Castle to a "Behind the Podcast" roundtable event of The Pitiful Little Band Network. The Pitiful Little Band Network is a collective group of positive Star Wars content contributors and creators who love delving deep in passionate discussions about the galaxy far, far away.  
 

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Jun 15, 2020

On Episode 111, Alan and Ryder discuss each of their top four favorite Yoda quotes. There are so many amazing quotes from Yoda to pick from and we break down our favorites. Most are still very relevant today and help provide some positivity where it is much needed. Always in motion is the future, and we'd love you to join us and see if your favorites made our lists. 

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Jun 1, 2020

On Episode 110, Alan, Mark, and Ryder start the show with an exciting announcement about Idiot's Array. We follow that by answering some listener emails, which leads to a discussion on upcoming Star Wars content. We also talk about some of our bad theater experiences and much, much more. Join us for some fun Star Wars discussion! 

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May 11, 2020

On another fully loaded episode of Idiot's Array, Alan, Mark, and Ryder discuss the final two episodes of The Clone Wars

-Is this the best Star Wars ever made? 

-Our thoughts on the score by Kevin Kiner.

-Why was Ahsoka so adamant about not killing clones? 

-What were our favorite moments of these episodes? 

-Anakin's smoldering moments.

-And that final scene!

Boys are having a rough time of it, and we'd love you to join us!

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Apr 27, 2020

On this jam packed episode of Idiot's Array, Alan, Mark, and Ryder discuss the first two episodes of the Siege of Mandalore. 

-What emotions were felt during the reunion of Ahsoka and Anakin, as well as Ahsoka and Captain Rex? 

-Why was Ahsoka the best person to face Maul? 

-What were some of our favorite tie-ins to other Star Wars media? 

-What were some of our favorite moments from these two episodes? 

-Is this some of the best Star Wars content we've ever seen? 

We can't wait for you to join us! You'll find we have many qualities for you to dislike. 

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Apr 13, 2020

On Episode 107 we cover a lot of ground in the Star Wars galaxy. We discuss all eras of the movie saga, as well as The Clone Wars, literature, and more. We also talk about our memories of seeing the first The Rise of Skywalker trailer one year ago and how we've been spending our time at home lately. This week we are all the Sith and all the Jedi, and we'd love for you to join us!

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Mar 30, 2020

The Jedi were taught to not make any attachments, but Kanan told Ezra he had to be willing to attach to others. Kylo Ren told Rey to kill the past, but was that the best way for a Force user to progress? On Episode 106 we discuss the connections Luke Skywalker, Kylo Ren, Rey, Anakin Skywalker, and others had in the Star Wars galaxy, and effects these connections had on these characters. We would be honored if you would connect with us on this episode of Idiot's Array!

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Mar 9, 2020

With St. Patrick's Day coming up, we discuss who in Star Wars we'd like to have a drink (or dinner or dessert) with. Why would we choose to spend time with certain characters and what would we ask them? 

To start the show we discuss some listener questions that lead to some fun discussions. We would be honored if you would join us!

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Feb 24, 2020

The trio is back together as we discuss the season premier of The Clone Wars. We cover our favorite scenes, our favorite themes, and how it ties in to the rest of the series. We also review our latest online poll and much more. We would be honored if you would join us!

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Feb 9, 2020

Mark is in a bacta tank this week, but Alan and Ryder are healthy as fathiers. We begin Episode 103 by discussing the upcoming new season of The Clone Wars before Alan gives his five favorite moments from the sequel trilogy.

For our main topic, we talk about the Exogol throne room scene from The Rise of Skywalker. How does it compare to other Star Wars throne room scenes? Why hasn't Palpatine learned from his past mistakes? What has Rey learned from her past experiences? We discuss all this and much more!

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Jan 27, 2020

On Episode 102 we are discussing our all-star line-up of moments from the Star Wars sequel trilogy films. It's fun to choose our top 5 favorites but painful to cut out others. What are your top 5 moments? 

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Jan 13, 2020

We have a complete Idiot's Array on Episode 101 as we discuss our favorite character arcs from The Rise of Skywalker

  • Which character arc did each of us love?  
  • What specifically drew each of us to these arcs? 
  • Is there anything we would have changed? 

Join us for a character arc discussion that will launch us into our deep dive discussions on our next episodes! We would be honored if you would join us. 

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