The Empire Strikes Back

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


30203. The Empire Strikes Back. February 16, 1983. Program #1. NPR net, WPBH-FM, Middlefield, Connecticut aircheck. "Freedom's Winter". Sustaining. The Rebels establish a base on the Arctic planet Hoth. Brian Daley (author), George Lucas (creator). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

30204. The Empire Strikes Back. February 23, 1983. Program #2. NPR net, WPBH-FM, Middlefield, Connecticut aircheck. "The Coming Storm". Sustaining. Luke Skywalker and Han Solo are stranded in a howling blizzard on the forbidding planet, Hoth. Brian Daley (author), George Lucas (creator). 28 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

30205. The Empire Strikes Back. March 2, 1983. Program #3. NPR net, WPBH-FM, Middlefield, Connecticut aircheck. "A Question Of Survival". Sustaining. Assembling the Empire's forces for the battle, Darth Vader discovers the Rebel's military base. Brian Daley (author), George Lucas (creator). 27:16. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

30206. The Empire Strikes Back. March 9, 1983. Program #4. NPR net, WPBH-FM, Middlefield, Connecticut aircheck. "Fire and Ice". Sustaining. The Empire mounts an attack on the Rebel Alliance stronghold on the ice planet Hoth. Brian Daley (author), George Lucas (creator). 27 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

30207. The Empire Strikes Back. March 16, 1983. Program #5. NPR net, WPBH-FM, Middlefield, Connecticut aircheck. "The Millennium Falcon Pursuit". Sustaining. Hotly trailed by Imperial warships, Han Solo, Princess Leia and C3PO flee in the Millennium Falcon, while Luke Skywalker and R2D2 meet the legendary Jedi master, Yoda. Brian Daley (author), George Lucas (creator), Mark Hamill, Antony Daniels, Perry King, Brock Peters, Ann Sachs, Gordon Gould, Sam MacMurray, David Raschi, Jay Sanders, Don Scardino, Ken Helen (? announcer), John Madden (director), Tom Vegley (assistant director, post production realisor), Ben Burt (sound design for Lucasfilm), John Williams (music), Mel Saar (casting, production co-ordinator), John Boss (executive producer). 27:52. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

30208. The Empire Strikes Back. March 23, 1983. Program #6. NPR net, WPBH-FM, Middlefield, Connecticut aircheck. "Way Of The Jedi". Sustaining. Yoda instructs Luke in the mannerisms of Jedi knight, prompting Luke to discover the battle raging within himself. Brian Daley (author), George Lucas (creator). 28 1/2 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

30209. The Empire Strikes Back. March 30, 1983. Program #7. NPR net, WPBH-FM, Middlefield, Connecticut aircheck. "New Allies, New Enemies". Sustaining. Han Solo and Princess Leia entreat the protection of Hans' old friend, Lando Calrissian. Brian Daley (author), George Lucas (creator), Mark Hammil, Antony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, Perry King, Brock Peters, Ann Sacks, Jeffrey Pearson, Allen Rosenberg, Jay Sanders, Ken Helen (? announcer), John Madden (director), Tom Vegley (? assistant director, post production realisor), Ben Burt (sound design for Lucasfilm), John Williams (music), Mel Saar (casting, production co-ordination), John Boss (executive producer), James Eckhouse, David Allen Greer. 29:22. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

30210. The Empire Strikes Back. April 6, 1983. Program #8. NPR net, WPBH-FM, Middlefield, Connecticut aircheck. "Dark Lord's Fury". Sustaining. Lando Calrissian betrays his guests while Luke Skywalker rushes to Cloud City...and a deadly trap. Brian Daley (author), George Lucas (creator), Mark Hammil, Antony Daniels, Billy Dee Williams, Perry King, John Lithgow, Brock Peters, Ann Sacks, Bernard Barrens, Nicholas Kepros, Steven Markle, Jeffrey Pearson, David Raschi, Allen Rosenberg, Jay Sanders, Ken Helen (? announcer), John Madden (director), Tom Vegley (? assistant director, post production realisor), Ben Burt (sound design for Lucasfilm), John Williams (music), Mel Saar (casting, production co-ordinatoon), John Boss (executive producer). 27:29. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

30211. The Empire Strikes Back. April 13, 1983. Program #9. NPR net, WPBH-FM, Middlefield, Connecticut aircheck. "Gambler's Choice". Sustaining. A faithful Wookie, a cunning gambler and a diplomatic princess attempt to rescue Luke Skywalker from a fatal rendezvous with his evil nemesis, Darth Vader. Brian Daley (author), George Lucas (creator). 26 1/4 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

30212. The Empire Strikes Back. April 20, 1983. Program #10. NPR net, WPBH-FM, Middlefield, Connecticut aircheck. "The Clash Of Lightsabers". Sustaining. Luke Skywalker discovers a horrific truth while the Rebels plot an eleventh hour escape from Cloud City aboard the Millenium Falcon. Brian Daley (author), George Lucas (creator). 29 minutes. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

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