Episode 121: How Do Romantic Relationships Within Star Wars Impact the Overall Story?

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How do romantic relationships within Star Wars affect the overall story? Should Disney strive to bring even more representation to Star Wars through romantic relationships? How can Star Wars overcome age-old tropes?

PLUS! The team gives a spoiler-free reaction to the latest Star Wars Rebels episodes, and takes a peak into the recent documentary “The Force of Sound.”

Closer Look resources: Source 1; Source 2; Source 3

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