Episode 141 - "Sandcrawler". In this episode, we discuss by request one of the largest ground vehicles commandeered by one of the smallest inhabitants found on Tatooine. Seen in Episode 1 "The Phantom Menace", Episode 2 "Attack of the Clones" and Episode 4 "A New Hope" of the Star Wars Saga.
Extended Show Notes (potential for spoilers):Sandcrawlers, the large polygonal bohemeth vehicles commanded by the Jawas across the Dune Sea.
Chris' intro creates more questions than answers.
Matt explains the inspiration for this episodes subject.
A new take on the Jawas interaction with C-3PO and R2-D2 is discussed.
The story unfolds a long time history of the ore mining hopes and attempts on Tatooine and how this attempt at industrialization lead to early colonization of the planet.
The original mobile more processing sand crawlers originally brought to the planet are discussed.
The rise and fall of the first generation of mining attempts are discussed, and the story of the second resurg