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For the main feed episode about Star Wars, Episode VII: The Force Awakens, see The Podcast Awakens and The Podcast Reawakens.

The Force Awakens is episode 54 of the Blank Check: Special Features, and a commentary episode as part of the continuing coverage of the Star Wars Sequels. Posted March 21, 2020.


Now in the final stretch of our Star Wars commentary series, Griffin, David, Ben AND Ang together watched Episode VII - The Force Awakens. Enjoy and be safe Checkmates! [1]

Milestones and Ephemera[]

  • Movie starts at 2:05.
  • Ang, David, & Griff all saw this 4 times in theaters. Ben saw it once.
  • The original Force Awakens ep before she interviewed with Ben.
  • THIS MOVIE HONKS. At least the first 40 minutes, which is always JJ at his best.
  • David: hard as a diamond for General Hugs.
  • Ben is getting more and more into dry stuff.
  • Everyone is hot in this movie! But there's also lots of "pasta dinner" talk which gets everyone cancelled.
  • Proposed Rathtar fixes
    • David: make them gelatinous cubes
    • Ben: floating cones
  • On Ben's bucket list: go to an actual shady bar in space.
  • Box-Office Game: Weekend of December 18, 2015