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Ep. 042 - Never Tell Me the Odds

May 15, 2019

We all know that Star Wars plays a little fast and loose with the laws of physics, thermodynamics, probability, and . . . well, basically every branch of science and math. Okay, okay. Maybe it plays a lot fast and loose. And that's fine. It's all good fun. But as long as we have a Star Wars podcast, why not discuss these myriad inaccuracies?

Today, our gentleman hosts cover highly improbable events in the Star Wars original trilogy. Just how far do our favorite movies bend statistical likelihood to service drama?