Television The Book of Boba Fett

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Theres another 7 or 8 shows due to launch. I agree its abit too much. However I am looking forward to the Sith specific series, "Dark Acolyte" I think it is. Also would love a Old Republic series, but New Republic is as close as we'll get to that.
No New Republic show is coming
 

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Was this the one they shot in Cleveley's (near Blackpool)? There was a lot of local who-har and people kept telling me to go check out how they'd set up the prom but I never bothered (cool story I know).



I never understood where his reputation came from in the first place. All I recall from the Original Trilogy was him giving up the high-ground and jet-packing straight into Luke for a casual merking.
See the Boba Fett Doc on Disney for your answers.

Also, originally he was meant to be the big bad for episode 6 until George realised he had enough with all the issues and politics and he decided to end the series instead of writing 7,8,9

It would have been so different if George had gone that way.
 

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It really was, loving the show so far.

Although the end might have dragged in a little. 10 minute sequence just to say he got a stick and is now an honorary Sand Person
I was thinking they could have trimmed that a little too at first. But then I really appreciated the level of depth they tried to give the Tuskan raiders and make them more than the cannon fodder, barbarians they were in all other depictions. Customs, traditions, family I thought it was nice in the end. Especially when he was like you shouldn't have to hide and be seen as lesser just because these outsiders have technology
 

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Really good episode. The final sequence was nicely done.
 

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Just watched the second episode. Really love it and it’s the way I want Star Wars to be moving forward.

I realise there will still be “bigger picture” movies as there’s too much money in it. But it’s as if the writers are taking all my stupid Lego play and imagination days as a kid and using them as a cool tv show and I love it.

Boba is cool as feck and I love the space western style.
 

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It’s really really good.
Is it though? I've watched it and I'm not that sure. While it's nice to look at and not in any way bad, I keep wondering what the point of it is? I can't help thinking that they haven't learned their lesson about destroying the mystique of their most iconic characters with the likes of the prequel trilogy, the (somehow even worse) sequels and now, possibly, this.

Morrison just doesn't have the chops or gravitas to carry this, and I don't think him essentially playing a bit part in a film 20 years ago is good enough justification for his casting here. Continuity be damned.
 

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Is it though? I've watched it and I'm not that sure. While it's nice to look at and not in any way bad, I keep wondering what the point of it is? I can't help thinking that they haven't learned their lesson about destroying the mystique of their most iconic characters with the likes of the prequel trilogy, the (somehow even worse) sequels and now, possibly, this.

Morrison just doesn't have the chops or gravitas to carry this, and I don't think him essentially playing a bit part in a film 20 years ago is good enough justification for his casting here. Continuity be damned.
He seem to be keenly aware of that himself according to his interview for The Rolling Stone.
Seem he was down on his casting luck when Lucas Arts called.
 

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Enjoying it so far but still waiting to see if it goes anywhere, it's kind of narratively a little bit of a bowl of spaghetti right now but that's OK as only 2 episodes in.
 

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Just found out that Boba knows that wookie guy from the comics. How awesome did that wookie look?!
 

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I was wondering myself, can't remember if it was this or Obi Wan Kenobi. Never bothered to make the short drive from Lancaster to check it out myself either.
Was this the one they shot in Cleveley's (near Blackpool)? There was a lot of local who-har and people kept telling me to go check out how they'd set up the prom but I never bothered (cool story I know).
That was Andor! Which is a Rogue One prequel show.
 

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I was thinking they could have trimmed that a little too at first. But then I really appreciated the level of depth they tried to give the Tuskan raiders and make them more than the cannon fodder, barbarians they were in all other depictions. Customs, traditions, family I thought it was nice in the end. Especially when he was like you shouldn't have to hide and be seen as lesser just because these outsiders have technology
I rewatched it and now I agree. I actually love what they have done with the Sand People, and not just the men but the women and children too
 

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I find the writing a bit off. Or maybe I'm just not expecting it to be silly.

Also it feels a little bit like simple RPG quests. Boba and his gang go to the mayor. "Did you try to assassinate me?". "No, but maybe think about who did. Go to this place and see what's up". They go to that place. "The mayor send me here".

I'm not completely down with all the alien races' looks yet. The elephant in the band looks ridiculous.
 

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I find the writing a bit off. Or maybe I'm just not expecting it to be silly.

Also it feels a little bit like simple RPG quests. Boba and his gang go to the mayor. "Did you try to assassinate me?". "No, but maybe think about who did. Go to this place and see what's up". They go to that place. "The mayor send me here".

I'm not completely down with all the alien races' looks yet. The elephant in the band looks ridiculous.
The elephant has been playing in that band since 1977. He's first generation punk.
 

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I really like to think Im not such a judgemental person but obviously I am because my thoughts on Ep1 was - Too fat, too old, too slow.
Now I have the greatest respect for that actor, but to me he seemed slightly overweight, shiny as all hell white teeth and the swinging and punching looked like it was in slow motion. Was not impressed at all and I went into it hoping to like it.

But - I loved Ep2 :-)
 

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Yeah I also loved episode 2, really like episode 1 too to be fair...

Think I'm just a sucker for the simple but really (really) well done TV of Mando and this... In a sea of complex, intense and deep shows, they're a nice change of pace.
 

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I find the writing a bit off. Or maybe I'm just not expecting it to be silly.

Also it feels a little bit like simple RPG quests. Boba and his gang go to the mayor. "Did you try to assassinate me?". "No, but maybe think about who did. Go to this place and see what's up". They go to that place. "The mayor send me here".

I'm not completely down with all the alien races' looks yet. The elephant in the band looks ridiculous.
Y'all better not be chatting shit about my boy Max Rebo.
 

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Just found out that Boba knows that wookie guy from the comics. How awesome did that wookie look?!
Black Karssen is awesome and ruthless in the comics. Really hope we see him fighting in this series.

The dreams and the current day are all connected and will tie together at the end of the series no doubt.
 

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The Fast and Furious Tatooine edition scene was pretty fun. I'm liking the menagerie Boba is collecting for his rule.
 

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Good episode. The flashbacks connecting to the present day events & using the Pyke syndicate as a legitimate threat to his rule was a nice development. Not about the biker gang yet though.
 

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Good episode. The flashbacks connecting to the present day events & using the Pyke syndicate as a legitimate threat to his rule was a nice development. Not about the biker gang yet though.
The bikes were a bit too shiny and new for broke people
 

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Bar the 1st 10 minutes of the first episode, I think this series has been pants so far. Ending of the 3rd will hopefully kickstart it for me.
 

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Bar the 1st 10 minutes of the first episode, I think this series has been pants so far. Ending of the 3rd will hopefully kickstart it for me.
Couldn't disagree more, for me it has been too notch. Only issue I have is that the power ranger bikes didn't fit the show or environment.

Out of interest, what was you looking for from the show that would have made it deliver?
 

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Couldn't disagree more, for me it has been too notch. Only issue I have is that the power ranger bikes didn't fit the show or environment.

Out of interest, what was you looking for from the show that would have made it deliver?
I see it's been highly rated here, perhaps I will give them a rewatch and get back to you, as I've watched all 3 late at night and admittedly with not 100% focus.

My initial observation is it's been a bit slow, and haven't enjoyed the story arc with the Tusken raiders so far. I also dont think Temeura Morrison is a great lead actor.. Maybe I'm being a little harsh, and benchmarking it too much against the Mando which I absolutely adored, so will rewatch them and come back with revised opinions.