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I decided the exact same thing during the first two episodes; the pace of the story just drags and they could've done the whole thing in one three hour movie or something...

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Hahaha

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That was the Ice Cream maker? Hahaha

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1 hour ago, Roy Focker said:

Episode III

The fan service episode.

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By the time the first season episode ends I'm sure I'll say this entire season should had been a single made for TV movie instead of season of episodes.

I suspect episode 1 & 2 were originally storied to be one episode before scripting. Basically a 1-hour pilot episode.

Ep 1: 39 min
Ep 2: 31 min
Ep 3: 37 min

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3 hours ago, Gerli said:

Hahaha

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That was the Ice Cream maker? Hahaha

Willrow-hood.jpg

 

I guess Cloud City got paid with beskar armor. :lol:

I didn't mind the episode. 
 

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Got to see the Mando do his thing, show off his toys (Roasted Storm Trooper!).

And they're doing the slow-burn on revealing more about the Mando culture.

Dang, thought we were gonna see Carl Weathers challenge Sean Bean for most on-screen deaths.

 

 

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3 minutes ago, Mog said:

I guess Cloud City got paid with beskar armor. :lol:

I didn't mind the episode. 
 

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Got to see the Mando do his thing, show off his toys (Roasted Storm Trooper!).

And they're doing the slow-burn on revealing more about the Mando culture.

Dang, thought we were gonna see Carl Weathers challenge Sean Bean for most on-screen deaths.

 

 

Ha Ha! 

Glad he wasn’t killed off...yet....too. He’ll make a good antagonist/competitor

Chris

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Anyone else think that scene where Lone Wolf and Cub are entering the city was sort of a play on the scene where ET is looking at all the kids dressed up for Halloween and then it spots Yoda!  Missed opportunity to once again add the "E.T" species back into Star Wars canon!  LOL!

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Here’s a fun discussion on the real life gun the Mandelorians side-arm is made from.

 

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6 hours ago, Mog said:

I guess Cloud City got paid with beskar armor. :lol:

I didn't mind the episode. 
 

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Correction:

Post-Empire Mandolorian Culture.

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I’m hoping it ties back to

the real Mandalorian warrior culture from the KOTOR era and what was hinted at during Rebels’ run.

I think we also got a hint at why The Mando hates droids with that extended flashback.

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A Storm Trooper actually landed a shot... remarkable.

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Just watched all 3 last night. Man, someone was like "Here!, you want a darker, grittier more violent Star Wars show???...BUUUT we are Disney so here's " I look like baby Yoda" :wub: to event it all out!"  I like it a lot so far, will definitely watch more!  The team of Filoni/Favruo doesn't disappoint so far! :clapping:

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5 hours ago, derex3592 said:

Just watched all 3 last night. Man, someone was like "Here!, you want a darker, grittier more violent Star Wars show???...BUUUT we are Disney so here's " I look like baby Yoda" :wub: to event it all out!"  I like it a lot so far, will definitely watch more!  The team of Filoni/Favruo doesn't disappoint so far! :clapping:

I'm disappointed that they cutaway from showing the gruesome deaths.

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33 minutes ago, Roy Focker said:

I'm disappointed that they cutaway from showing the gruesome deaths.

This is not the streaming service you are looking for...move along, move along...

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Potential spoiler for those who haven’t watched episode 3 yet but a certain Heavy is up for pre-order now.

https://www.bestbuy.com/site/star-wars-the-black-series-heavy-infantry-mandalorian-deluxe-action-figure/6359122.p?skuId=6359122

...okay, spoiler tags never work from my phone.  Screw it, go pre-order.

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I’m just wondering whose gonna get massacred next episode. Jawas, bounty hunters, storm troopers maybe next week will be Ewoks. The death count is pretty high on this show. Can’t wait for more.

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Loving it, especially as I'm someone who grew up on Spaghetti Westerns,

I can't understand why a few people think the pacing is slow? To me it seems fine, but I'm not of the Fast & Furious generation that needs an explosion or car chase a minute or they get bored......LOL

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6 hours ago, Graham said:

Loving it, especially as I'm someone who grew up on Spaghetti Westerns,

I can't understand why a few people think the pacing is slow? To me it seems fine, but I'm not of the Fast & Furious generation that needs an explosion or car chase a minute or they get bored......LOL

Maybe it's an age thing?  I often get confused about people who complain about being bored with things that are "slow" too.  That can happen to me too but that's usually because whet ever is being said on screen isn't compelling enough for me to care, or too many obvious things are being iterated that don't need to be.

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31 minutes ago, Mommar said:

too many obvious things are being iterated that don't need to be.

That's what does it for me, but I haven't felt that way about this show.  My better half is completely engrossed by it.

Guess I'm just glad that we're getting more stories in the SW universe that aren't simply Revenge of the Sith/Attack of the Empire part N.

Not sure if you guys say the Unreal Technology shorts on how the show is made using "rear projection" Unreal panels:

Very interesting to me to see how far game engines have come. Back when I loved deathmatch FPS LAN sessions, I was an Unreal Tournament diehard.  "Facing Worlds" was my jam.

Cool to see it being used to make a live action show, apart from being the game engine used for most current fighting games.

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The pacing argument is just people looking for something to complain about.  I saw the same argument about the new Lost in Space series.  The reviewers/complainants don't seem to know how story and scene building works.  In this case, the slower pace is great, it is a small story, a personal story, not a grand epic and the slower pace works great.  It actually is better for building tension and allowing the audience to relate with and connect to the character.

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1 hour ago, Knight26 said:

The pacing argument is just people looking for something to complain about.  I saw the same argument about the new Lost in Space series.  The reviewers/complainants don't seem to know how story and scene building works.  In this case, the slower pace is great, it is a small story, a personal story, not a grand epic and the slower pace works great.  It actually is better for building tension and allowing the audience to relate with and connect to the character.

Yeah, it seems to be people looking to bitch or people so stupid they literally only want a perpetually running gun fight.

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15 hours ago, Graham said:

Loving it, especially as I'm someone who grew up on Spaghetti Westerns,

Kids these days probably don't even know what a spaghetti Western is...

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1 hour ago, Mommar said:

Yeah, it seems to be people looking to bitch or people so stupid they literally only want a perpetually running gun fight.

Which would get boring.

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The pacing is slower and it is fantastic. For ages its been a grumble point for me that you cant soak up the environment, the ambiance, little moments which let you connect with a character and the world they live in.  So many movies and shows today have scenes and fights that are half second long - catered to the ADD generation? I dunno...  Thank goodness we got this and I think it adds to why alot of people like the show, but don't really realize it.

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21 minutes ago, TangledThorns said:

I want a cool THIS IS THE WAY bumper sticker or t-shirt for Christmas.

Sorry. They need to exhaust “Baby Yoda” merch first. The way this is. Spoken I have. 

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I think a perfect shirt would say “this is the way” on the front and “I have spoken “  on the back. It would be the perfect end to a conversation as you turn and leave a room 

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Nope, it’s Baba Yaga. :p

Is it bad that I wanna see the little kiddo rocking a Mando helmet and armor eventually?

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