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#162 Pt 2 – Who Do We Want In The Kenobi Show? Lightsaber Screentime, Other Disney+ Shows & Having Realistic Expectations With Ben of Star Wars Timeline

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Episode notes

This week, Mike continues his discussion with Ben of Star Wars Timeline, about the upcoming Obi-Wan Kenobi series, the character himself and much more!

This week is part 2 of their chat and the duo’s discussion continues with their view on the importance of the series, which characters they’d like to see (& not see) and of how much screentime they have. They also compare the show to the previous Star Wars & Marvel shows on Disney+, their concerns for the show, how people should approach the show and more!

In case you missed it, in part 1 of their chat, Mike starts by giving some background information on Kenobi before the Ben & Mike talk about what Kenobi as a character means to them, especially when they were first introduced to him, they confirm some of the Obi-Wan content that people may want to read (from both Canon & Legends), what they expect from the upcoming series and how it affects dialogue in A New Hope – this and many other aspects of Kenobi are discussed!

Ben also appeared on episode 149 of Genuine Chit-Chat (December 2021) so check that out if you haven’t already!

Ben’s YouTube Channel: - Twitter: @SWT_Channel ( – SWT’s Facebook Group:  

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In the last episode of GCC, 161, Mike spoke with Andrew Heaton; a podcaster, author, political commentator, stand-up comedian, “professional speaker” and more! The duo’s discussion includes Heaton’s time in United Kingdom which leads onto accents & dialects within a broader conversation on travelling. They then talk about Heaton’s podcast; The Political Orphanage and how he got into the world of podcasting. The two also talk about humour, themselves and a whole bunch more, intertwined with funny anecdotes!

Find Mike’s other show; Star Wars: Comics In Canon on Spotify & the other podcast apps on the feed of Comics In Motion & on GCC's YouTube. Episodes are out every Saturday; episodes 0-96 are out now, in ep 96, Mike delved into the High Republic investigation mini-series Trail Of Shadows, in ep 95 Mike tackles the fourth volume of Poe Dameron comics and in ep 94 Mike delves into the history of the Nihil’s Eye; Marchion Ro! Previous episodes topics include the War Of The Bounty Hunters crossover (all 34 tie-in issues) plus the Lando comics, the Journals of Old Ben Kenobi, Kanan Jarrus, Count Dooku, Kylo Ren, Darth Maul, numerous High Republic book reviews & more -

Outro read by BZ The Voice:

Mike's guest spots: Mike returned to Star Wars Timeline to talk about Villains in each of the SW trilogies here: - they also discuss accents in the Star Wars universe; the original trilogy here: & the prequel trilogy here:  

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