Ep. 02-08: Star Wars (1977)

Episode 02-08 STAR WARS

Darth Vader and the Imperial Forces are holding Princess Leia hostage, in their quest to subdue the rebellion against the Galactic Empire. Luke Skywalker (recruited via Obi-Wan Kenobi) and Han Solo, captain of the Millennium Falcon, team-up with the amiable droid duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the imprisoned princess, assist the Rebel Alliance, and restore freedom and justice to the galaxy.

A long time ago, in a movie theater far, far away, before a gargantuan franchise was born, a sci-fi action flick thrilled not only the young but all ages, all over the world. Join us as we reflect upon first seeing this monumental film during its original theatrical release. Listen, as Johnny Has the Keys take you back to the timeless archetypal story of the hero’s journey, and how a young man from a desolate planet can rise to be a champion. Welcome to Star Wars…

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