• strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 906.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_argument::init() should be compatible with views_handler::init(&$view, $options) in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument.inc on line 744.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument_many_to_one.inc on line 35.
  • strict warning: Non-static method views_many_to_one_helper::option_definition() should not be called statically, assuming $this from incompatible context in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_argument_many_to_one.inc on line 35.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_validate() should be compatible with views_handler::options_validate($form, &$form_state) in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter::options_submit() should be compatible with views_handler::options_submit($form, &$form_state) in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter.inc on line 607.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_handler_filter_boolean_operator::value_validate() should be compatible with views_handler_filter::value_validate($form, &$form_state) in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/handlers/views_handler_filter_boolean_operator.inc on line 159.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_validate() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_validate(&$form, &$form_state) in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_row::options_submit() should be compatible with views_plugin::options_submit(&$form, &$form_state) in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_row.inc on line 134.
  • strict warning: Non-static method view::load() should not be called statically in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/views.module on line 906.
  • strict warning: Declaration of views_plugin_style_default::options() should be compatible with views_object::options() in /var/www/html/sc/sites/all/modules/views/plugins/views_plugin_style_default.inc on line 24.

Star Tours 2 Tributes

I'm a big fan of Star Tours 2 and having ridden quite a few times now, I've picked up on a few tributes found in the current ride to the Star Wars films and even the original Star Tours.  Here are a few of my favorites.

  • In the pre-boarding safety video, we see a kid turn around in his seat and take a flash photo of Chewbacca, which results in Chewie growling at him.  This is an hommage to the original Star Tours safety video in which a different kid does the same thing to the same effect.

  • During the ride, if you receive a message from Princess Leia, you'll hear her say, "Help me Star Tours, you're my only hope".  This is a parody of the original (and quite famous) line from Star Wars: A New Hope where Princess Leia delivers a message via R2-D2 saying, "Help me Obi-Wan Kenobi, you're my only hope."
  • At the end of the Naboo scene where C-3PO is trying to stop the Starspeeder before it crashes, he says, "Brakes! Brakes! Where are the brakes?!”.  This is the same line that Captain Rex said at the end of the original Star Tours attraction.
  • Speaking of C-3PO and R2-D2, right before your special message is played, R2-D2 chirps and C-3PO responds, "What message?".  This is a reference to the original Star Wars when R2-D2 informs C-3PO that he has a special message for Obi-Wan Kenobi.
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