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The Mandalorian S1E8 Review: “Chapter 8: Redemption”

The first season of The Mandalorian comes to a close this week, so Dan Moren and very special guest Kat Benesh to discuss a significant unmasking, drawing parallels with the past, and what we might see when season two debuts next fall.

The Mandalorian, Chapter 8

Dan Moren with K Benesh

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The Mandalorian S1E7 Review: “Chapter 7: The Reckoning”

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Dan Moren with Guy English and John Moltz

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Dan Moren with Tony Sindelar

The Mandalorian S1E4 Review: “Chapter 4: Sanctuary”

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Dan Moren with Kathy Campbell

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Dan Moren with Jason Snell

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Dan Moren with Aleen Simms

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Dan Moren with John Siracusa

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