Kay Returns to Nerd Lunch for Return of the Jedi

Leia and Han in Return of the Jedi
The craziest multi-step plan in all of Star Wars. But let’s not forget Leia’s entrance.

It’s time for the Nerd Lunch crew to close up shop on the original trilogy drilldown. So I reconvened with CT, Pax, Jeeg, and Michael May to discuss the divisive Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. As usual we talk about our favorite and least favorite parts as well as how it fits for us personally in the rest of the trilogy. And of course since I’m there, someone starts singing at some point.

Other highlights include my theory on how Luke completed his Jedi training and his status as Loki of the Rebellion, how Darth Vader and Luke resonates with fathers and sons, and a breakdown of how crazy the plan is to rescue Han. All in all it was a good way as any to ring in my 10th official Nerd Lunch appearance.

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Be sure to also check out our previous Star Wars drilldowns with A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, and the podcast episode that started my journey as Nerd Lunch Leia – Setting the Table on Star Wars.

Kay grew up wanting to be an astronaut. After seeing Star Wars, she wanted to be Princess Leia, Han Solo, and an astronaut. A voice actor, photographer, and artist who also consults in communications and marketing, Kay would pick up more jobs, hobbies, and fitness routines if she was a Time Lord. If you listen closely you can allegedly hear her on all the Star Wars podcasts. You can also follow her on Twitter.



She grew up wanting to be an astronaut. After seeing Star Wars, she wanted to be Princess Leia, Han Solo, and an astronaut. Life’s taken her on a bit of a different path, but she’s okay with that. Kay is FANgirl's resident geek fashion expert and co-host of the Hyperspace Theories podcast. She reviews books and movies for the site with a heart for storytelling and a mind that likes to analyze. Kay's been a guest on various podcasts sharing her love and knowledge of storytelling, film-making, fashion, and of course, Star Wars. Most days are filled with her work as a creative services professional - designing websites & branding, photographing, voice acting, editing, and more. Kay spends the little bit of free time she has reading, costuming, and, of course, making pew pew noises. She would pick up more jobs and hobbies if she was a Time Lord.