The Rantcor Pit 8: Artoo-Me, Too!

Has it been two weeks already?!  It appears that it has and that means it's time for a new episode of The Rantcor Pit!  This time Cole and Eddie have cooked up a little something special for you as they explore the impact Star Wars had on the film and television industries.  After the summer of 1977, science fiction was not only more viable, it was considered highly marketable - and everyone wanted a piece of the pie that George Lucas had just pulled out of the oven!

From blatant rip-off movies to television and film inspired by trail blazed by Star Wars, during the years of the original trilogy a great many pretenders to the throne emerged.  Special guest Steve McCauley joins the discussion of this golden age of star-spanning adventures in the entertainment industry.

And here is the promised link to the article on the awkward Star Trek: The Motion Picture alien.