The Episode That Broke Star Wars

Prior to The Acolyte even being released, those having early access to several of the episodes stated that Episode 3 “would break Star Wars”.  Now, having watched it, I could not agree more.  Let’s remember what made Star Wars great when it was first released...

A Home for Wayward Cops

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The PIN Number Tattoo

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