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๐Ÿฟ Gen Wow Review: 'Star Wars Ep IV: The Rise of Skywalker'

We need to talk about that final battle with Palpatine, his regenerative powers, his ever-changing strategy, that whole Force Dyad deal between Rey and Kylo Ren, what Finn wanted to tell Rey, where the Babu Frik is the Baby Yoda merch, and a whole lot more. It's our super-sized, spoilerrific review of the final chapter of "The Skywalker Saga." 

IN THIS EPISODE:

โš”๏ธ Gen X-wing fighters: A nostalgic, 42-year history of The Force (at 1 min., 38 sec.)

๐Ÿš€ From dystopia to the Death Star and heroic derring-do (at 4:02)

๐Ÿ‘ฝ Episode IV: An unsure thingโ€”and an unmade, low-budget sequel (at 5:09)

๐Ÿ‘พ Where's the Baby Yoda and Babu Frik merch? (at 7:04)

๐Ÿ’ต Box Office Bonanza? Or total bummer? (at 7:21)

๐ŸŽฅ The Fandom Menace: Was making "Skywalker" a mission impossible? (at 8:16)

๐Ÿ’ฅ The plot quickensโ€”is it the ultimate Chiasmus gift? (at 10:17)

๐ŸŽฌ Bond, Psychic Bond (at 13:39)

โœŒ๐Ÿป Rey of lightโ€”how she beat Palpatine (at 14:32)

โ™›  Master chess? Or random changes? (at 17:22)

๐Ÿ”Œ What's with all these new Force powers? (at 19:36)

๐ŸŽ  The ultimate Chiasmus gifts (at 21:30)

๐Ÿน  Sexuality and "Force sensitivity"  (at 22:50)

๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป  Piece de resistance: Keeping the faith  (at 25:31)

๐Ÿ’ฃ  The empire's single point of failure (at 26:50)

๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘Ž๐Ÿป Final grades (27:50)

๐ŸŽ„ Party of 5? Or 4? (at 31:00)

๐Ÿ“บ  "Skywalker's" stars, as seen on TV (at 31:42)

๐Ÿค–  How well do you know your droids? (at 32:30)

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