In my headcanon, National Treasure and Book of Secrets are set seventy years earlier and their titles are preceded by ‘Indiana Jones and the’.
The return to the cantina is another example: either you don’t get the reference and it works as a sleepy tavern on its own, or you do get the reference, and the emptiness and presence of a droid bartender tells- in an instant- a whole story about Mos Eisley’s fall from grace as a post-boom boomtown, without dragging… Read more
The first 1.5 seasons are indeed pretty muddled, to the point that I (who thoroughly enjoyed the books) was pretty dialed out and nearly ready to give up on it, but about halfway through S2, the showrunners figured their shit out, put the pedal to the floor, and just never let up. Read more
I think that’s intentional; it creates scarcity for different cars in different areas.
Music licensing issues guarantee that The Drew Carey Show will never, ever see the light of day. :-(
I expect him to go full-out Beached Mode.
Not in that picture.
The IOC is always rich.
I should note that, of course, I am being hyperbolic in my “all of it.” There are other good (some of the cinematography is lovely) or even great (John Williams, obvs) aspects to the prequels. Just not enough to bring them withing shouting distance of watchable.