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Meeting Darth Vader and Darth Maul at Star Wars Weekends

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I think Darth Maul is one of the coolest bad guys in movie history.  I was raised with Darth Vader as a key figure in my childhood and saw him as a great bad guy, but Darth Maul exceeded that in Episode 1.  I hated to see him get bumped off so quickly.  His makeup is intimidating and his posture is dominating.  I had to meet him twice to see if I could get a decent photo.  I think next time I ‘ll just ask for a close up to get the makeup in better detail.

Darth Maul Star Wars Weekends 2013
Darth Maul Star Wars Weekends 2013

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Blister Pack meet at Star Wars Weekends

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On day one I had no clue what the actual schedules were for the characters.  They had changed drastically since 2012.  I made my way around and around and around Hollywood Studios gathering data on appearance times for characters.  I saw a very short line for Commander Cody and decided to drop in to meet him.

Commander Cody Star Wars Weekends 2013
Commander Cody Star Wars Weekends 2013

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Meeting the Fab Four at Star Wars Weekends

During Star Wars Weekends Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Goofy take on new personalities to reflect the celebration.  Mickey becomes a Jedi, Minnie becomes Leia, Donald becomes a Storm Trooper and Goofy is the best of all as Darth Goofy.  The characters sign their normal names, not anything special for the weekend.  I wish they had provided the autograph cards like they did for May the Fourth, the lines would have moved much faster.  In order to meet all four it requires: luck, repeated visits or good timing.  In my case, I observed that all the Fab Four arrived together at about 9:45 am, so I got in line at 9:10.  The queue was filled and the current meet was Mickey and Minnie.

The cast member informs guests that they may or may not meet the characters visible because they rotate.  They ask that guests not move aside to let others pass, but I saw it happen frequently while I was there in many lines.  I have never understood that rule.  If the girl behind me wants to see Leia Minnie and I want to see Donald, why couldn’t one just stand aside?  Oh well, I don’t make the rules, just try to follow them.  They even flipped the line entrance at the Fab Four meet so people couldn’t sit on the wall at the last minute and let people pass.

So back to the story, I got in line at 9:10 expecting full queue to take 40-45 minutes.  When Mickey and Minnie left and large group of people around me sighed.  Donald and Goofy arrived and spirits picked up with a hope that they would be there.  As they left, I informed those around me that it should be all the Fab Four meeting together if they followed the same plan as the previous two days.  Donald and Goofy reappeared first and the crowd was like, huh?  Then Mickey and Minnie appeared to large cheers.  Those in the first of the three lines in the queue would probably see them, those after that, may not.  I met them at 9:55 am, so it was indeed a 45 minute wait.

Jedi Mickey, Leia Minnie, Stormtrooper Donald & Darth Goofy at Star Wars Weekends 2013 (1)

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Commander Cody

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Commander Cody Star Wars Weekends 2013
Commander Cody Star Wars Weekends 2013 Decided on the second meet to ask him to meet inside the Blister pack.
Commander Cody Star Wars Weekends 2013
Commander Cody Star Wars Weekends 2013   My buddy Josh joined me for the meet inside the Blister Pack.
Commander Cody Star Wars Weekends 2013
Commander Cody Star Wars Weekends 2013

Commander Cody Star Wars Weekends 2013 (1)

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Ahsoka Tano

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Ahsoka Tano only makes appearances for Star Wars Weekends at Hollywood Studios

Captain Rex

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Captain Rex only makes appearances for Star Wars Weekends at Hollywood Studios

Ahsoka Tano Commander Cody Captain Rex Star Wars Weekends 2013
Ahsoka Tano Commander Cody Captain Rex Star Wars Weekends 2013
Ahsoka Tano Commander Cody Captain Rex Star Wars Weekends 2013
Ahsoka Tano Commander Cody Captain Rex Star Wars Weekends 2013
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Captain Rex Star Wars Weekends 2012
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Captain Rex Star Wars Weekends 2012
Captain Rex at Star Wars Weekends 2009
Captain Rex at Star Wars Weekends 2009