With the Disney+ Obi-Wan show fast approaching we thought it was high time we caught Kristin up on the prequels. We know that likely the most relevant existing property will be the Clone Wars, but we don’t have that kind of time. So we’re watching the prequels, and you can’t talk us out of it.

There’s nothing we can say that hasn’t already been said, but there’s a lot of joy to be had watching someone process Episode 1 for the first time. I mean the sheer volume of bad calls by writer and director George Lucas is just staggering. There HAD to be better takes!

Kristin had seen this one before, sort of, but this was her first time really sitting down and coming to terms with it. And bot howdy does it take some work. Wil has quite a nostalgia for these films, but even he has a hard time with The Phantom Menace.

What do you think of Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace? Obviously this is sort of a hotly debated topic. The people that like the prequels tend to love them, so if you see a differing opinion in the comments just keep it civil. For now though, settle in for a NOW THIS IS PODRACING episode of So…I’m Watching This Show!