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The Mandalorian S2E8 Review: “Chapter 16: The Rescue”

Season two of The Mandalorian wraps up with a few surprises…and more than a few questions about the future. Host Dan Moren is joined by very special guest Kat Benesh to discuss the Empire’s workplace safety requirements, season two’s wider world, and where we go from here.

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Dan Moren with K Benesh

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The Mandalorian S2E7 Review: “Chapter 15: The Believer”

It’s a break-in with a familiar face this week on The Mandalorian, and host Dan Moren welcomes special guests Jason Tocci and Genevieve Tocci to discuss a fight scene with a problematic edge, why min/maxing your stats is dangerous, and the moment that Mando became a dad.

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Dan Moren with Jason Tocci and Genevieve Tocci

The Mandalorian S2E6 Review: “Chapter 14: The Tragedy”

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Dan Moren with Chip Sudderth

The Mandalorian S2E5 Review: “Chapter 13: The Jedi”

It’s a big episode of The Mandalorian this week as several familiar names (and one brand new name!) are dropped, which means it’s a big episode of A Complicated Profession. Kelly Guimont joins host Dan Moren to discuss the bad habits we learn from our teachers, side quests aplenty, and all the questions we need answered.

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Dan Moren with Kelly Guimont

The Mandalorian S2E4 Review: “Chapter 12: The Siege”

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Dan Moren with Antony Johnston

The Mandalorian S2E3 Review: “Chapter 11: The Heiress”

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Dan Moren with Erika Ensign

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Dan Moren with James Thomson

The Mandalorian S2E1 Review: “Chapter 9: The Marshal”

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Dan Moren with Helene Wecker

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Dan Moren with K Benesh

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Dan Moren with Guy English and John Moltz

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Dan Moren with Jane Ritt and Evan Ritt

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