Star Tours: The Adventures Continue Queue and Pre-Show (Disneyland/Disney’s Hollywood Studios)

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(Guests enter queue area and pass C-3PO and R2-D2 making final adjustments to the StarSpeeder 1000. Large screen displays flight status and plays ads for various destinations.)

(Queue passes G2-9T, the luggage inspection droid.)

G2-9T Do I have the best job or what? (Scans a case with WALL-E inside.) If someone had told me I would wind up standing in one place, all day, every day — oh, excuse me…  (Clears the suitcase.)

COMPUTER Cleared.

G2-9T …checking the contents of one bag after another on a seemingly endless conveyor belt, day in and day out, I’d have said, “How can I get that job?!” (Laughs.) And here I am! It’s a dream come true, let me tell you. Oh —  (Clears next suitcase.)

SUPERVISOR G2-9T, what exactly are you doing down there?

G2-9T Oh, um, uh… I was just seeing if any of these passengers might want to apply for a job in the exciting world of spaceport security.

SUPERVISOR Ah, I may have one available.

G2-9T Really? What job is that?

SUPERVISOR Yours , if you don’t get back to work!!

G2-9T (Laughs.) He is such a kidder… I hope. (Scans and clears next case, which has a droid in it.)

G2-9T Hey, who’s going to Mustafar? Anyone? I just have one question — why?!

G2-9T That is one hot planet — it’s something like 373 degrees Kelvin. (Scans a bag with a Stitch/Figment plush inside.) Well, well, well… (Chuckles.) Well, what have we here? Seems like someone ignored the fact that animals are not allowed in checked baggage. (Presses button for case to be removed.)

COMPUTER Quarantine. (Beeping.) All clear.

G2-9T (To PASSENGER. ) I’m sorry — no droids are allowed in this line. What? You’re not a droid? Oh. Well, my apologies. (Clears bag.)

G2-9T Actually, that was a compliment.  (Next bag has an Ewok inside.) What a cute toy Ewok! Some lucky youngling is getting a very nice present. (The Ewok moves, but G2-9T isn’t paying attention and clears the case.)

(Next bag contains Mickey’s sorcerer hat and a broomstick.)

G2-9T Hey, you know how I got this job? I apprenticed ! Oh yeah, you have to. (Case is cleared.)

(The next case is filled with blasters.)

G2-9T Oh boy, look at this! Someone packed a lot of hairdryers. Hm.  (Clears case.)

G2-9T Huh, must belong to a Wookiee. Yeah, Wookiees have a lot of hair.  (Chuckles.)  Remember, at Star Tours, safety is always number one. (Clears case.)

G2-9T Or number three… Wait, wait, wait… No, I think fun should be number one. You know the best thing about working at Star Tours? Nothing ever goes wrong — wrong — (Glitches.)  wr – wr— wr — wrong! (Clears case.)

Anyway… Where you all off to today? Well, safe travels, my friends, and — (Boxer shorts covered in hearts appear in next case.) Whoa!! Ho, ho… Fashion alert! Look at these beauties! (To PASSENGER.) Excuse me, sir — yes, you. Are these yours? I thought so. A little honeymoon on Tatooine, have we? Hmm? Well you have a lovely trip. (Clears case.)

SUPERVISOR G2-9T, stop talking to the passengers, and get back to work!

G2-9T Yes sir! Right away sir! (Next case contains a droid.) Anyway… where were we? Oh yes. Tatooine. Mm-hm! Tatooine is lovely this time of year. You will have the time of your life. But, little tip: don’t forget the sunscreen. Twin suns. (Clears case.)

(Next case has another droid, this time with Mickey Mouse ears.)

G2-9T Wow, that’s something you don’t see every day! Actually, I do… every day. (Clears case.)

G2-9T It’s a mouse droid. (Stormtrooper helmet appears in the next case.) Hold it right there! Yep. I know what this means — someone’s going to a costume party! I see a lot of these these days. Must be a lot of parties in the galaxy. (Clears case.)

(Next case contains what looks like an open bear trap.)

G2-9T Huh, I wonder what that is. (The trap snaps shut.) Oh, huh, it’s a trap. (Clears case.)

G2-9T Here comes another one! (A football helmet/tennis racquet and other gear are in the next case.) Wow, I don’t know what that is… but it looks like foul play to me. I’m not gonna play around… Computer, destroy. (Football helmet/tennis racquet is destroyed.)

COMPUTER Destruction complete. (G2-9T clears case.) Cleared.

G2-9T I’m getting a message from Lost and Found, excuse me. (Repeating message.) Mr. Hutt, we’ve located your gold bikinis. Mr. Jabba the Hutt. (Clears next case without looking, even though it is filled with swords, a hook, and other pirate gear.)

G2-9T Uh, are you Mr. Hutt? You have nothing to fear with me on the job! (Next case contains blasters.) I am ever-vigilant. I’ve been programmed to ensure that nothing escapes my notice. My sensors are on constant alert for the slightest sign of danger. You can all fly easy knowing that I am your last line of defense. (Clears case.)

G2-9T Oops! I forgot to check that last bag… (Next case is full of droid parts, which look a lot like G2-9T, including eyes that blink.) Oh well I’m sure it was fine. I wonder what happened to G2-5T — my relief droid. (Clears case.)

G2-9T Good looking! Looked just like me… Gosh, I hope he didn’t get sacked .  (Next case contains droid arms.)  Yep, I am always on the lookout for illegal arms. (Clears case.)

G2-9T (To PASSENGER.) Hey, you — yeah, you! You remind me of someone really famous — Jar Jar Binks. (Next case contains Wookiee crossbow.) Meesa thinks you must hear that all the time!  (Laughs and clears case without looking.)

(Next case contains musical instruments.)

G2-9T Ever get a song stuck in your circuits? (Clears case.)

G2-9T I’ve got one. (Hums the first two phrases of the Mos Eisley Cantina Theme. Next case has a lightsaber inside.) Oh, look — a flashlight! Hmm… yup. Always good to have one of those in case the power goes out. (Lightsaber turns on.) And you think about that next time, ’cause I bet you didn’t pack one. (Clears case.)

(Next suitcase is full of mechanical gloves.)

G2-9T Whew, sure are a lot of bags today… I could really use a hand .  (Clears case.)

G2-9T What do you know? It’s break time! (Next case contains a PIT DROID playing on a tablet.) Good thing, though, ’cause all this working is a real drain of my batteries. I’ll just take five and be as good as new. (Powers down as alarm sounds.)

COMPUTER Scanner alert! (PIT DROID drops the tablet and curls into a ball. G2-9T stays powered down.) Scanner alert! Alert! Alert! Alert! (G2-9T powers back up and yawns.)

G2-9T Hey, I didn’t miss anything, did I? I hope not. (Clears case.)

(Alarm goes off again, as several bags in a row go by without being scanned.)

G2-9T Oh no! Now they won’t stop!

SUPERVISOR G2-9T, what’s going on down there?

(G2-9T frantically presses buttons until the conveyor belt reverses and begins scanning again.)

G2-9T Uh… everything’s under control. Situation normal. (Awkward chuckle.)

SUPERVISOR What happened?

(Next case contains a Jedi training ball, which shoots around the case.)

G2-9T Uh, everything’s perfectly all right now, we’re — we’re fine. We’re all fine here now, thank you. (Clears case.)

G2-9T (To SUPERVISOR.)  Uh, how are you ?

SUPERVISOR G2-9T, I’m getting all kinds of warning signals that bags are not being checked —  (Wall-E appears in the next case.)

G2-9T (Turning off communication with SUPERVISOR.)  Boring conversation anyway. (Clears case.)

(Next case contains Mad Hatter’s hat and a stack of teacups.)

G2-9T Wow, whoever packed this bag is mad ! (Shakes head and clears case.)

(Next case contains a pair of R2-D2 Mickey Mouse ears.)

G2-9T Appears we have a satellite receiver here. Mm-hm. Well, satellite receivers are not allowed in checked baggage… But I’m gonna let it slide this time because it’s so cute. Just don’t tell my supervisor okay? Our little secret! (Clears case.)

G2-9T (To PASSENGERS.) Uh, is anyone here traveling to Yavin 4 — home of the (Stage whisper.) secret Rebel base. Oops… home of the previously secret Rebel base. (Clears case.)

G2-9T (Laughs uncomfortably.) Have a nice flight… (Next case contains tourist gear, including a camera.) Well, what have we here? Clearly some sort of alien weapon technology. (Camera flash goes off several times.) Ah! It’s shooting at us! We’re under attack! Everyone duck! Don’t worry. Don’t worry, everyone! I’ll save the day! Destroy!

COMPUTER Destroy. (Targets and destroys camera.) Camera destruction complete.

G2-9T What? A what?!

COMPUTER A camera.

G2-9T A camera — what’s a camera? Oh you’re kidding me… someone would actually take one of those on a vacation?! Well, that’s a first. (Clears case.)

G2-9T (To various PASSENGERS.) You have your boarding pass? You all have your boarding pass? Please make sure you have your boarding pass handy. (Beat.) I’m kidding! You don’t need a boarding pass… (Clears case.)

G2-9T Welcome to Star Tours… (Next case contains various PIXAR souvenirs.)  So, where are you all flying to today? Don’t — don’t shout it out all at once, okay? How ’bout you. Where are you — oh, hold on a second. (Clears case.)

G2-9T I would love to see the universe. Yeah… but, as you can see, I have this very important job… (Next case contains a magic wand, a large bumble bee, a net, a crustal ball, a set of skeleton keys, and a Boston Red Sox hat.) And this restraining bolt. (Clears case.)

G2-9T Yep, I’m not going anywhere. (Chuckles.)  Anyone heading to Kashyyyk for the big holo-chess tournament? Well, a little bit of advice: let the Wookiee win. (Clears case.)

G2-9T Hey, who here is flying for the first time? Anyone? (Next case contains pieces of Rex the RX-24 pilot droid.)  Is this your first flight? Don’t worry — there’s no need to be nervous wrecks . (Clears case.)

G2-9T Have a great flight. I’m sure it’ll be a smooth one. (Next case contains Goofy plush.) Is that a dog or a man?! Hm, I have no idea… It looks pretty goofy to me. (Clears case.)

G2-9T I love this job… and I’m good at it too! (Next case contains a cowboy hat and fiddle.) I am always vigilant. That’s right — I don’t fiddle around. No sir. (Clears case.)

G2-9T Hey… here comes another bag! They never stop. Never. Isn’t that great? (Case contains R2-D2. He turns his head.)  I don’t know what I’d do if the bags stopped coming. Why, I’d have no purpose in life! (R2-D2 whistles.) Oh, that’s a scary thought… Let’s clear it, shall we? (Clears case without looking at it.)

G2-9T Oh, I didn’t mean the bag… Oh, oh well — let it go. Clear the thought; clear the bag. Who’s gonna know? (Next bag contains a Jawa.)

SUPERVISOR G2-9T, are you checking every bag?

G2-9T Uh, yes sir! (Laughs uncomfortably. To PASSENGERS, sotto voce.) Wow, he is good. (Clears case.)

G2-9T Oh, just heard this: why do hands always travel in pairs? (Next case is full of droid hands and arms.) Because, you never see hands solo ! (Laughs.) Get it? “Hands solo?!” (Clears case.)

(Next case contains Chip n’ Dale.)

G2-9T Oh, would you look at that — clones! Yeah, we get them from time to time, although these are not identical. I see a different in their noses, hm? (Clears case.)

G2-9T You know, you’ve got to have a head for this kind of job. (Next case contains Madame Leota’s head in her crystal ball.)  Mm-hm. This one offers a chilling challenge… to find out what it is! Of course, there’s always my way. (Clears case.)

(Next case contains several bluegrass instruments, including a banjo.)

G2-9T I have no idea what this is. Not at all. But I fear it could cause a lot of pain and suffering. Therefore… (Pushes a button.)

COMPUTER Destroy. (Banjo is destroyed.)

G2-9T That’s music to my ears!

COMPUTER Destruction complete.

G2-9T Sounds good to me! (Clears case.)

(Next bag contains roller blades, a skateboard a hat, sunglasses, and flip-flops.)

G2-9T Now, this bag belongs to a strange alien creature — I believe you call it… a teenager! (Clears case.)

(Next suitcase has a stormtrooper helmet and gear inside.)

G2-9T Computer, whose bag is this?

COMPUTER TK-421.

G2-9T TK-421? Why isn’t he at his post? Hmm… must have a good reason. (Clears case.)

G2-9T (Singing to the tune of “I’ve Been Working on the Railroad.”) I’ve been looking at the same bag, all the live-long day! (Spoken.) Clear! (Clears case, which contains droid parts.)

G2-9T Catchy tune… (Next case has a Goofy ear hat inside. Laughs.) Look at this. I see a lot of these — souvenir hats in the shape of Jar Jar Binks. How goofy is that? (Laughs and clears case.)

G2-9T Oh, you humans and the stuff you pack. I’ll never understand it. (Next case contains snow gear.) Who’s going to Hoth? I have one word for you: layers.  (Clears case.)

G2-9T This security job is the best ! It’s so much better than — oh, I don’t know — like, like being stuck welding old droids back together. (Next case contains a microscope and floating particles, reminiscent of Adventures Thru Inner Space.) Just reprogram me before that ever happens, right? As if it ever would! (Clears case.)

G2-9T You know, all Star Tours flights are non-smoking… (Next case contains Aladdin’s lamp.) And, just so you know, that applies to luggage as well. (Lamp lets out a puff of smoke as he clears the case.)

G2-9T Oh, I see it’s my break time! Excuse me for a moment, while I shut down… (G2-9T shuts down as PIT DROID appears in the next case, playing with toys. Alarm sounds.)

COMPUTER Scanner alert! Scanner alert! Alert! Alert! (PIT DROID hides behind a tennis racquet.)

(G2-9T powers up and yawns.)

G2-9T Where’s the snooze bar on this thing? (Turns off alarm.)

SUPERVISOR G2-9T?!

G2-9T Oh, I’m on the job! (Clears case without looking.)

SUPERVISOR Listen up — we have reports of droids being smuggled in checked bags.

G2-9T Oh… (Astromech droid appears in the next case.) I can honestly say that I have not seen a thing. Honestly. As if anything would ever get past me, ha! (Clears case.)

(Next case contains Mickey Mouse ears.)

G2-9T Oh, I know I’ve seen this bag before… Maybe it has a twin! (Clears case.)

G2-9T You would not believe how many people try to sneak droids through in their luggage, just so they won’t have to pay the duty fee. (Next case contains three BATTLE DROID heads.) But in the battle against smuggling nothing gets past me.

BATTLE DROID HEAD Roger, roger.

G2-9T What was that?! Oh, and my name isn’t Roger — it’s G2-9T.

G2-9T Okay, you can call me “Roger” if you want to. I’m easy! (Clears case.)

G2-9T Just a reminder: no living creatures are allowed in luggage. (Next case contains an Ewok, drumming on a Stormtrooper helmet.) And — it goes without saying — no dead ones, either. (Clears case without looking.)

G2-9T Oops! (Chuckles.) I forgot to check that last bag. Oh well, I’m sure it’s fine. (Clears case.)

G2-9T Hello, people?! Hello! We’re not here to change the world. (Next case contains Majordomo from Captain EO.) But I am here to tell you that droids are not permitted in checked baggage. Thank you. (Clears case.)

(Next case contains a laptop computer.)

G2-9T Well what have we here? Computer, identify please.

COMPUTER Computer.

G2-9T I know you are, but what is that?

G2-9T Ugh, I don’t have time for this. Destroy!

COMPUTER Destroy. (Computer is destroyed.) Computer destruction complete. Cleared.

G2-9T What? Oh… it was a computer. Well, why didn’t you say so in the first place?

COMPUTER I did.

G2-9T Oh. Well, I hope it wasn’t yours. My bad! (Clears case.)

(Next case contains a Buzz Lightyear toy.)

G2-9T Wait a second, what is this?! Do you know? I certainly don’t. But I can tell you one thing — (Buzz Lightyear wings extend.) That is not a toy. But I’ll clear it anyway. It’s cute. (Clears case.)

G2-9T To Tatooine and beyond! (Next case contains boots.) Just so ya know, there are no photos allowed in this area. (Clears case.)

G2-9T But, I’m willing to bend the rules… for you. Go ahead — take as many as you want! (Next bag contains droid parts.)

SUPERVISOR G2-9T, are you checking every bag?!

G2-9T Uh, yes sir! (Clears bag without looking.)

(Next case contains blasters and boots.)

G2-9T Now what have we got here? Hm. Computer: identity scan please.

COMPUTER Scanning. Scan complete.

G2-9T (Reading.) Lando Calrissian… hm. Wanted in seven star systems?! Wow…  (To PASSENGER.) I bet you’re wanted. I want to be wanted. I want this bag to be cleared. (Clears case.)

(Next case contains Incredibles suit.)

G2-9T Wow. Now this is what I call an incredible packing job. Take note. (Clears case.)

(Next case has podracing gear.)

G2-9T Computer: destination scan, please?

COMPUTER Tattooine.

G2-9T Why are so many people going to Tatooine today? Oh, I know — it’s the Boonta Eve Classic! (Clears case.)

G2-9T That’s the annual podrace, for those of you who’ve never been before. It’s really exciting! (Next case has various limb coverings.) And if you’re going, here’s a little tip — bet all your credits on the pilot named “Sebulba.” You can’t lose. Don’t ask me how I know. (Stage whisper.) He cheats! (Clears case.)

G2-9T We droids aren’t allowed to wager on such things. Oh, no. (Next case contains the head and various body parts of a PROTOCOL DROID.) And the last thing I want to do is get into trouble… ’cause I love it here. And I really want to get ahead.

PROTOCOL DROID HEAD Shut up!

G2-9T Oh, how rude! Who said that? Please watch your language. There are younglings here. (Clears case.)

G2-9T (Singing to the Star Wars theme, à la Bill Murray.) Star Tours, nothing but Star Tours, doo-doo-doo-doo… (Clears case.)

(Loop begins again. Guests continue toward G2-4T, the security droid.)

G2-4T (Checking screen.) Looking good here. (To PASSENGERS.)  I would like to thank you all for your cooperation, but since your cooperation is mandatory, no thanks seems necessary. Keep it moving… that’s it! I see you’ve flown a million miles with us… you don’t fly very often, do you? Keep it moving, there you go. Let’s keep it moving. Keep in mind that all carry-ons must fit in the overhead compartment. (Beat.) I have just been informed that there are no overhead compartments. Well… carry on. (Checking screen.) Good. (To PASSENGERS.) Nothin’ to see here! That screen is for me to look at, not you, so keep it movin’ and stop lookin’! That’s right. To those traveling with small children… good luck with that. (Checking his monitors.) No. No. (To PASSENGERS.) In order to keep you safe, I have been programmed to recognize all forms of suspicious human behaviors, including sweating, blinking, talking, laughing, and breathing. Hm, you’re all acting very suspicious… Okay, okay, let’s keep it movin’! Keep it movin’ — unless they’ve stopped the line again. What are they doing up there? You’ll get there… I promise you.  (Checking his monitors.) No. (Checking screen.)  Looking good, here. (To PASSENGERS.) Thanks for stoppin’ by! Good to see ya. How are the kids? Fine game last night, huh? Nice weather we’re having. (Beat.) Just trying out my new “small talk” program — seems to be working. (Chuckles.) Honestly, I don’t know how you humans do it. How you doin’? Keep movin’. Hey, I’m afraid your flight has been canceled. I’m kidding. It’s just delayed. Indefinitely. Totally kidding. It’s on time. I guess. What flight are you? All right, keep it movin’. Excuse me! Um, uh, excuse me — did anyone drive here today in a brown landspeeder, model X-34? If you did, an angry little green guy just handed me a note for you. It says, “Parked in my space, you are. Have you towed, I will.” Okay, check. (Beat.) You would not believe what some humans try to get away with. The other day, a woman tried to waltz past me with two cinnamon buns in her hair! Everyone knows there’s no food allowed past this point. They know that. And, you’re movin’! Keepin’ it movin’! Always movin’! Sometimes stoppin’, but better when movin’. All right, keep it movin’ — one foot in front of the other… if that’s the way you’re built. That’s it. Wait! Please direct your attention to the scanner. (Indicates screen behind him.) The blue scan indicates that you’ve contracted Dagobah Smallpox. Don’t panic — droids are immune. I’ll be fine. Keep moving. Keep it movin’, humans — and try to act less suspicious. Thank you. Hm, you have that wild-eyed look of a Corellian smuggler… or even worse — a tourist. Are you sure you’re not a Rodian, because you’re coming up green on my scanner. Keep walkin’ in the same direction, that’s right. Parents, you may be asked to prove that your small children are not Jawas — thank you in advance for your cooperation. (Beat.)   Hi there! How are you doing? I hope you have a nice tour! I hear the cold vacuum of space is beautiful this time of year. Enjoy it!  (Beat.) Uh, ma’am, your Wookiee will have to enter in a separate line. Oh — that’s your husband. I apologize. Let’s keep it movin’, let’s keep it tight. Security is a very serious business. I do not have time to joke around. But if I did, I would tell you a very funny one about a Tusken raider, a Jawa, and an Aqualish, who was walkin’ into a cantina — but I don’t. So I won’t. So move it along. Good. As you walk through the scanner, just act natural… not like you’re acting right now. Thank you. All right, keep the line movin’. Don’t even think about trying to get away with anything. I watchin’ you — always watchin’ you. Especially you… and you. Not you, but now I am. That’s right. There you go. Switching to complimentary mode. Well don’t you look nice. That is a great outfit! Is that your original head? It’s quite becoming. Move along. Please refrain from waving — this disrupts the circuitry, as well as possibly the nose of the person standing near you. Thank you. Keep it moving. Where you headin’ — as far as you know? Well, have a nice flight…  (Chuckles.) You look confused. I’ve heard you humans carry a lot of baggage… I’m not programmed to deal with your personal problems, so keep it movin’! Hey, I may look like I’m looking directly at you, but I’m actually looking at that over there. One of my many skills. Yes — I totally saw that. Keep it moving. Good. Okay. I’m sorry, but you may not bring your Jawa through here. Oh, those are your younglings… move along! Oh, wow! Wow, just when you think you’ve seen it all — one of those! (Chuckles.) Carry on. (Beat.)  The ultimate job security is a job in security. Yup, that’s why I’m always here. Always. Attention, humans: there are no liquids allowed inflight. The shuttle was built by droids, who didn’t think to put in a bathroom. Keep it movin’. I know we’re all thinking about heading into space, but right now, I want you thinking about the space between you and the person in front of you — tighten it up, people! All right, keep movin’, keep movin’! When you bump in to the person in front of you, then you can stop.  (Checking screen.) Good. Check. (To PASSENGERS.) According to my scanner, you have a colorful personality. Move along. Everything is moving smoothly, and that’s the way I like it. Yes, yessir. Well, look at you — you look strong enough to pull the ears off a gundark! Nah, that’s just an expression. Most creatures — including gundarks — get very mad if you pull their ears. You, uh, look confused. Keep it movin’, no funny business! If there’s one kind of business I don’t like, it’s the funny kind.  (Checking his monitors.) Good. Good.  (To PASSENGERS.)  Wait. Put your food away! No, that’s not food — put your lightsaber away! Oh, that’s a churro… Then put your churro away! (Chuckles.) “Churro.” That’s one of those funny words that just puts a smile on my face. Hey! What are you lookin’ at? Move along! That’s it. Move along. Moving slowly… there ya go. If you are in the Coruscant system, stop at Dexter’s Diner. I get a case of oil for mentioning it. If you eat there, you might get a case of something else… Keep it movin’. (Beat.) Ladies and gentlemen… and droids… put a cap on those liquids. Last time my wires got wet, I short-circuited and wound up repeating myself every 20 minutes. It was a nightmare! Keep it movin’, keep it movin’! You don’t wanna miss the Boonta Eve podrace for this… I must really love my job… They tell me I need a vacation, but vacations are for the weak! Sorry, enjoy your vacation… You know, for a lot of security droids, it’s just a job. But for me… it’s just a job. Keep it movin’. There ya go. Humans and humanoids: I’d like to report that all flights are on time today! I’d like to report that, but I actually have no information regarding your flights. Sorry. I’m supposed to report any suspicious-looking humanoids, but you all look suspicious to me. (Checking screen.)  Okay. Human. Human. Human. (To PASSENGERS.)  Wait! How do I know you’re not a shapeshifting Clawdite? Seriously — how do I know?! I don’t. So move along now. That’s it. There you go.  (Checking screen.)  Nice.  (To PASSENGERS.)  Sometimes powerful brainwave activity can interfere with my scanners, so make sure to clear your mind as you are being scanned. Excellent job, sir. Your mind is a complete blank. Okay. If you are an alien species, this is not the line you are looking for. Yes, I’m talking to you. And you. All right. Hey, great robot joke: what did the droid say to the human? 1001101001! (Laughs.) Right? Right? What, you don’t speak binary? All right, let’s move it along. Keep it movin’. You remind me of someone… except he’s green, but shorter than you, and speaks backwards. Other than that, you could be his twin. Keep it movin’, that’s it. I hope you enjoy your tour. Don’t do anything I wouldn’t do, and I wouldn’t do anything . That’s it. Keep it movin’. You’re in the correct line… for you. Hi there! Nice to scan ya. Long time, no see. My optic circuits have been out. They’re back now, and I see everything. That’s it. Move along. (Laughs.) How are ya? How ya doin’? How ’bout you? How’s it goin’ there, pal? Keep moving. How are ya? You look familiar to me. Have I scanned you somewhere before? Let’s keep it movin’. Let’s keep it close. (Checking his monitors.) Good. Good. Check. (To PASSENGERS.)  Keep it movin’, humans! Those of you traveling with domesticated creatures, this is not your line. I’m talking to you, miss. Oh, is that your boyfriend? I’m terribly sorry. Keep it moving. Hold it right there — do you know who I am? Seriously, I just accidentally wiped my memory… I could use a little help here. I’m kidding! Or am I…? Keep it moving. Are you hot… or not? Because you’re coming up red on my scanner. Okay. Let’s keep it moving, let’s keep it close. Keep it tight. Right. All passengers must have flight glasses. Pick them up around the corner. They’re complimentary… but they’re not yours. Just give them back when the flight’s over. That’s all. Keep it movin’. Keep it movin’. So, are you traveling alone? Enjoy the peace and quiet… with the other 39 passengers. Yes, sir? You wanna know what time your flight is leaving? I have no idea. Move along. Keep it moving, there ya go. Keep moving. All right, keep it moving — nothing to see here… except that large, colorful projection of yourself being scanned. (Checking his monitors.) Good. Check. (To PASSENGERS.)  Go about your business. Move along. Ah, it’s you again! About that little incident you caused last time you were here… don’t worry! Just keep that our little secret. (Aside.) Security, Sector 5.  (To PASSENGERS.) No boarding passes are required; my scanner tells me who you are and what you are, and if you’re not who you are… what are you? (Beat.) How you doin’? Keep movin’. My name is G2-4T. That’s short for G2-4TT45579982DWP-403ST. That’s just my first name. I’d tell you my last name, but I don’t wanna hold up the line, so move along. That’s it. Move along. I just want you to know that the wait time from this point is currently 75 minutes. I’m just kidding! You should have seen your face! Gate’s right around the corner. All right, give me five. That’s how long my relationships last… five seconds. Good to see you again. Okay… I can’t think of anything more fun than scanning you people — wait, I just thought of something.  (Checking his monitors.) Yeah. Good.  (To PASSENGERS.)  Thank you for flying with us today. We know that you have a choice in space flights. Well, actually, you don’t. You’re at a Star Tours terminal, so that’s what you’re flying today… like it or not. Keep it movin’. I love security — especially the part where I catch humans doing things they shouldn’t. Makes my day. You wanna be next? No? All right, then keep it movin’! I got my eyes on you. Not just these two — I’ve got others… but I’m not telling you where. Oh! That’s just what you’d like me to do, isn’t it? Well, I’m not doing it, so move along. Sir, I know what you’re up to. I can see right through you, and it’s not a pretty picture. (Checking his monitors.)  Where do these humans get this stuff? (To PASSENGERS.)  Here at Star Tours, we have a very specific boarding process… but I’m not going to tell you what it is. I’m not programmed for that, so keep it moving. There ya go.  (Checking his monitors.) Good . (To PASSENGERS.) It’s been my pleasure scanning you today. And you. Not you. Move along. (Beat.)  Are you sure you’re not Togruta, ’cause you’re coming up orange on my scanner. You, uh, look confused. Let’s keep it moving, let’s keep it close. My sensors tell me that some of you have been through here before. Don’t worry, we fixed the scanner problem, and I’m happy to see it hasn’t affected you. Or you. (Beat.) Movin’. Movin’ slowly. How’s the weather out there? You don’t need to answer — I don’t really care. I don’t get out that much. Okay, now, where was I? Oh, right. This thing is extremely sensitive, so don’t do a thing. (Alarm goes off.) Nothing to see here! Just keep moving! (Alarm fades out.) How you doin’? Keep movin’. All passengers must wear trans-dimensional optic-enhancement units… or as I like to call them, “flight glasses.” You can pick them up around the corner. Remember, you must return your glasses after your flight. Don’t make me come after you, because I will. Keep it movin’. Let’s keep it tight. All right, stay together, humans! Whoa, not too close! Okay, closer than that. Closer. Aaand, not that close. (Checks monitor. To PASSENGERS.) Attention: if you’re going to Alderaan today… you’re not. All flights to Alderaan have been canceled. Please see a gate attendant for rebooking — I’m sure everything is fine. Oh, I’ve seen you before. Sure, good to see you again. (Aside.) I’m programmed to say that. (To PASSENGERS.)  Keep moving. Keep your party together… unless you’re not crazy about your party, and then feel free to take separate flights.  (Checking his monitors.) No. Good . (To PASSENGERS.)  Keep it movin’! Keep it movin’, one step in front of the other. Nice job, ma’am. Move along. Move along. Nicely done. You’ve done this before, haven’t you? You people seem to know what you’re doing… almost like you’ve been doing it all day long. I’m impressed. Move along. Keep it tight. Keep it close together — not too close! Greetings, sir and/or madam. We know that you have a choice of space lines and — ah, who are we kidding? You really haven’t. So move along. Just keep it moving. My scanner is able to identify over 14,000 different species of lifeforms. Human. Human. Wookiee…? Oh, I’m sorry. Human? Are you sure you aren’t a smart Wookiee? Okay.  (Checking his monitors.) Check. Looking good.

(Loop begins again. Guests continue toward gates and get flight glasses from a cast member.)

PRESHOW VIDEO

C-3PO R2-D2, thank goodness I caught you! I just received word that the captain is having some sort of technical problem.

R2-D2 (Whistles.)

C-3PO And that’s why I’m the systems analyst and you are the astromech.

C-3PO Don’t you tell me to hurry, you overgrown glob of grease! I know exactly what time you depart. You just do your job and I’ll do mine.

(PIT DROIDS attempt to clean the viewport but get frustrated. C-3PO enters the StarSpeeder 1000. An AC-38 droid, aka ACE, sits in the cockpit.)

C-3PO Ah, excuse me captain.

ACE Who are you?

C-3PO C-3PO, systems analyst.

ACE It’s about time. The binary motivator is acting up.

C-3PO Well, binary is like a second language to me… but I can’t fix the motivator from here.

ACE Just make it quick. We’re scheduled to depart in a few minutes. (He gets down from the cockpit and exits the StarSpeeder 1000.)

C-3PO There’s no time to lose! Off with you. Go on. Shoo! Shoo! Tour droids… really.  (He sits in the cockpit and the viewport door closes him in. Computer beeping.)  What? Now this is malfunctioning too! This could take longer than I thought…

(Back outside, PIT DROIDS continue arguing. ACE exits the StarSpeeder 1000.)

MECHANIC Hey AC-38!

ACE Hey, wait! We’re scheduled to depart in a few minutes.

(MECHANIC uses a remote control to open the viewport from the outside. Star Tours logo appears on screen, followed by safety droid ALY SAN SAN.)

ALY SAN SAN Please pay attention to the following safety information. When the automatic doors have opened, please proceed directly across the ramp, into the cabin. Continue to move all the way across your aisle, filling in every available seat. Galactic Regulations require that all carry-on items be safely stowed beneath your seats. To fasten your restraint, use the yellow strap to pull the belt out from the right side of the seat, and snap the belt into the buckle on your left. For your safety, remain seated throughout your flight, with your restraint securely fastened. And please, watch your children.

(Glitch. Spanish safety spiel. Glitch.)

Do not put on your flight glasses until instructed to do so by a crew member. One final reminder: smoking and photography are never permitted on any Star Tours flight. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to ask a Star Tours agent. You’ll be boarding in just a few moments! Thank you!

(Star Tours chime. On the screen, the StarSpeeder 1000 raises toward the boarding area. Doors open on screen and in the boarding area. Star Tours chime.)

COMPUTER All passengers, please prepare for immediate boarding.

(Guests board the Star Speeder 1000 and the ride begins.)

(Pre-show video transcript contributed by Brendan Warski.)

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Step in the Star Tours Queue to a Spectacular Galaxy

Step in the Star Tours Queue Leading to a Spectacular World

Stepping into the star tours queue at Disneyland’s Tomorrowland is like crossing over into a different galaxy. The vibe is pure Star Wars, and it’s not just about waiting in line; it’s a full-on prelude to the cosmic hop you’re about to take.

We’re talking droids, including the chatterbox C-3PO and his squat pal R2-D2, busying themselves for flight, while you inch closer to your own interstellar adventure. The place is dressed to impress, with every nut, bolt, and blinking light setting the stage for what’s ahead.

A key to the magic at this Disneyland’s attraction is how the queue hooks you from the get-go. It’s less about the drudgery of waiting and more about building up the excitement before you even strap in.

You’ve got screens looping star wars news and characters bustling about; even the cast members look like they stepped out of a George Lucas flick. Sure, the anticipation of joining the Star Wars celebration is great, but the queue itself is a tour de force, aiming to make sure the adventure starts long before the main event.

It’s easy to see how the queue’s design does more than kill time. Look at the details—the warnings of rebel activity or weather conditions on distant planets—it’s all part of a clever tactic to reel you in. Dart Vader looming just around the corner, Captain Rex possibly making a comeback; these are the elements that transform standing in line from mundane to mesmerizing.

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The question we’ve got to ask is, how important is this queue experience to the whole ride?

The Star Tours Adventure

First, let’s introduce you to Star Tours – The Adventures Continue, the revamp of a classic that’s been whisking guests off their feet since its inception in 1987. Located in Echo Lake at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, this 3D flight simulator is a cornerstone of the Walt Disney World experience, plunging you right into the Star Wars saga.

Star Wars Queue Disneyland

We’re talking about a legendary collaboration between Walt Disney Imagineering and George Lucas himself, leading to a ride that’s as close as most of us will get to actually hurtling through space.

But let’s not dwell on the past, because the ride’s evolution is what keeps fans coming back for more. Since 2011, we’ve seen updates that introduced new scenes from recent Star Wars films, and let me tell you, they’re slick.

These aren’t just add-ons; they’re a complete reimagining that keeps the adventure fresh. And if that’s not enough to stir your galactic fervor, hold on tight, because in 2024, more stories and characters are set to rocket into the mix.

Now, let’s talk about what you’ll be sitting in. The ride vehicles are a marvel in their own right, built to give you a sense of true space flight. The experience ahead is a slightly bumpy one, so that’s why they make sure it’s all hands and feet inside the vehicle at all times.

The Queue to Intergalactic Journey

Now on to the queue.  When you step into the star tours queue at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, it’s like walking into a bustling intergalactic airport. You’ve got your baggage claim, your customs, and a sense that you’re about to depart this world for another.

Around you, posters beckon with calls to distant planets, setting the stage for your own space odyssey. Every detail, down to the arrivals and departures board, is a nod to the sprawling Star Wars universe—an airport for the galactic traveler, rife with anticipation and excitement.

And let’s talk about those clever interactive elements scattered throughout the queue. They’re not just for show; they pull you in, making the wait fly by as you’re swept up in the pre-flight buzz. With each spaceport-style announcement and body scan, you’re part of the story—an adventurer on the brink of blasting off.

It serves another purpose. It’s setting the narrative. It builds suspense and primes you for the escapade ahead. From earth-bound bystander to intrepid space voyager, you’re being prepped for a thrill ride across the cosmos.

It’s also Disney’s magic, the Walt Disney Company’s tribute to the legendary George Lucas epic, wrapped up in the most unexpected of places – a queue. Ready your lightsabers and join the resistance – or the Empire if that’s your bent – and let the adventure continue with every step you inch closer to the front.

Interactive Elements and Easter Eggs

Within the winding line lies a playground of interactive features. Touch a screen, watch droids at work, get ‘scanned’—each a piece of the larger puzzle. And for the eagle-eyed, the queue’s a treasure trove of Easter eggs.

George Lucas’s name spun into alien text, boarding calls that double as clever Star Wars references—it’s all there for those who listen closely.

Egroeg Sacul, which is George Lucas, the creator of Star Wars, spelled backwards.

These hidden gems tether us to this vast universe with threads of recognition and discovery. They’re the secret handshake of Star Wars aficionados, a wink to fans that yes, you’re one of us.

Character Encounters in the Queue

Ever wanted to banter with R2-D2 or exchange a wary glance with C-3PO? In the queue, these things can happen. Sometimes you might even catch the ominous presence of Kylo Ren or lock eyes with Darth Vader himself.

R2-D2 Star Tours- The Adventures Continue

We all hate waiting, but here, it’s part of the fun. The queue stirs up anticipation, serving up a rich backstory that makes the eventual star tour feel like a natural continuation rather than a sudden jolt into space. While bobbing and weaving through the line, take a moment to soak in the details – the chirps of R2-D2, the banter of C-3PO, and the rumbles of the Death Star’s engines powering up. Captain Rex might be done piloting, but his quirky presence in the queue reminds us that we’re in good hands.

C-3PO Star-Wars-Queue

Queue Aesthetics and Theming

The queue’s visual storytelling is as detailed as any set piece in a Star Wars film. Archways and terminals echo the sleek lines of a spaceport, while the hum of interstellar chatter fills the air.

The design team at Walt Disney World knows their craft. They turn queues into experiences, entrances to adventures. By the time you board your star tour, you are no longer just a theme park visitor—you’re a space traveler about to launch into an adventure that spans galaxies.

So, after the long queue experience, exactly how long does this star tour last? Strap in for just under five minutes of interstellar chaos, complete with the turbulence you’d expect from dodging asteroids and evading the Death Star.

Sharp turns, sudden drops – this ride’s got all the moves. But a word to the wise for those who might not have sea legs, or rather, space legs: if your stomach does flips at the thought of a rollercoaster, you might want to sit this one out.

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Comparing Star Tours Queue to Queues at Other Disney Attractions

When it comes to the art of waiting in line, the Star Tours queue at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is a sterling example of doing it right. With its detailed theming, interactive elements, and guest engagement, it stands out among the crowds. You’re not just shuffling forward; you’re stepping into a universe where every nook and corner drips with the essence of Star Wars.

Comparing this to the queue at Tower of Terror, there’s a different vibe. While the Tower of Terror tickles your nerves with eerie pre-show vibes and a haunting hotel atmosphere, Star Tours hits you with the cool, futuristic sheen of a spaceport awaiting interspatial commuters.

Both are top-notch, but while one’s about to scare your socks off with Twilight Zone vibes, the other’s gearing you up for a galactic romp. It’s a stark difference in experience — the thrill of a haunted drop versus the excitement of a jump to hyperspace.

A queue can make or break your ride anticipation, and Disney world knows it. Guests talk. A killer queue like Star Tours’ ropes you in, hooking your interest before you’re even strapped in your seat. It’s a key player in the ride’s popularity, revving you up with animatronics and snippets of droid banter that have you chuckling while inching forward in the line. Think of it this way: standing in line is no longer just standing in line; it’s the opening act to the main event.

Star Tours’ queue, with its screens and Easter eggs, is a feast for the eyes. Meanwhile, over at the Magic Kingdom, you’ve got the likes of Haunted Mansion and Peter Pan’s Flight, where the queue is as much a part of the story as the ride itself. They’ve turned waiting on its head: now, it’s anticipation, it’s part of the journey. They get it.

The Bottom Line: Why the Star Tours Queue is a Must-Experience

If you’re a Star Wars fan, the Star Tours queue at Disney’s Hollywood Studios isn’t just a line; it’s a pre-show, a warm-up act that gets you ready for the main event. This queue doesn’t just shunt you from point A to point B. No, it brings to life the world of Star Wars, complete with droids and glimpses of Ewoks or maybe even the ominous Vader pacing about.

It sets the stage for Star Tours – The Adventures Continue, ensuring that by the time you’re strapping into your seat, you’re already deep in a galaxy far, far away.

This place is a celebration, brimming with Easter eggs and interactive elements for the eagle-eyed fan. It’s a chance to live your Star Wars dreams, to stand shoulder to shoulder with Princess Leia or trade glances with Boba Fett.

The Star Tours queue is really much more than a line.  It’s a fully-fleshed-out part of the Star Wars universe that lets you be an active participant in the saga.

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Star Tours – The Adventures Continue

Star Tours Hollywood Studios

Blast off into a galaxy far, far away with “Star Tours – The Adventures Continue,” a thrilling 3D motion-simulator attraction located in Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

This immersive ride, based on the “Star Wars” film series, is an an exciting adventure through space, featuring familiar characters and locations from the iconic saga.

Star Tours – The Adventures Continue Details

  • Location: Disney’s Hollywood Studios / Echo Lake
  • Experience Type: 3D Motion-Simulator Ride
  • Duration: Approximately 5 Minutes
  • Age Requirements: None, but height restrictions apply
  • Min Height: 40 inches (102 cm)
  • Accessibility: May be challenging for guests with motion sickness
  • Genie+ : Yes

Best Times to Ride : To avoid long wait times, consider riding early in the morning or later in the evening. Since Start Tours is not located in “Galaxy’s Edge proper it is less popular than Rise of the Resistance or Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run. Try to get on those rides first then come back to Star Tours.

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Dynamic and Immersive Experience

“Star Tours – The Adventures Continue” uses advanced motion-simulator technology, 3D video, and audio-animatronics to transport guests into the “Star Wars” universe. The attraction features multiple storylines, making each ride experience unique.

Key Highlights of the Attraction:

  • Randomized Storylines : The ride offers a variety of possible missions, destinations, and characters, ensuring a different experience on each ride.
  • Immersive 3D Effects : The 3D effects, combined with the motion simulator, create a realistic and engaging space travel experience.
  • Iconic Characters and Locations : Encounter characters like C-3PO, R2-D2, Darth Vader, and travel to planets such as Naboo, Hoth, and Tatooine.
  • Interactive Queue : The queue area is themed as a spaceport terminal, complete with audio-animatronics and “Star Wars” references, enhancing the pre-ride experience.

Type of Experience:

Star Tours – The Adventures Continue is a fast-paced, action-packed ride that appeals to “Star Wars” fans and thrill-seekers alike. It’s suitable for guests who meet the height requirement and are comfortable with motion-simulator rides.

Star Tours Map

History and Background of Star Tours – The Adventures Continue

“Star Tours – The Adventures Continue” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios has a rich history, marked by significant changes and updates that have transformed the attraction over the years. Here’s an overview of its evolution:

Original Star Tours (1987-2010)

  • Debut : The original Star Tours ride opened in 1987 at Disneyland, California, and later at various Disney parks worldwide. It was a groundbreaking collaboration between Disney and George Lucas, the creator of “Star Wars.”
  • Ride Experience : The original version was a motion-simulator ride set in the “Star Wars” universe, featuring a journey to the forest moon of Endor. It was known for its then-state-of-the-art technology and immersive storytelling.
  • Popularity : Star Tours quickly became a fan favorite, celebrated for bringing the beloved “Star Wars” saga to life in a theme park setting.

Star Tours The Adventures Continue

Transformation to The Adventures Continue (2011-Present)

  • Closure and Reimagining : In 2010, the original Star Tours rides began closing for a major overhaul. The updated version, titled “Star Tours – The Adventures Continue,” opened at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in 2011.
  • New Era : This revamped version was set in the time period between the “Star Wars” prequel and original trilogies. It introduced a 3D experience, randomized storylines, and new destinations, making each ride a unique experience.
  • Advanced Technology : The update included high-definition video, Dolby 3D, and improved motion simulators. The queue and pre-show areas were also redesigned to enhance the overall experience.
  • Dynamic Storylines : One of the most significant changes was the introduction of multiple storylines and destinations, incorporating characters and locations from across the “Star Wars” saga. This change meant that guests could experience different adventures on each ride.
  • Integration with New Films : Since its update, “Star Tours – The Adventures Continue” has periodically added new scenes and characters to reflect the latest “Star Wars” films, keeping the ride fresh and relevant for fans.

Star Tours Entrance

Legacy and Impact

  • Fan Reception : The updated ride has been well-received, praised for its rewatchability due to the randomized sequences and for keeping up with the expanding “Star Wars” universe.
  • Cultural Significance : “Star Tours – The Adventures Continue” remains a testament to Disney’s ability to evolve and update its attractions, keeping them exciting and technologically advanced.
  • Contribution to “Star Wars” in Parks : The ride set the stage for further “Star Wars” integration into Disney parks, eventually leading to the creation of entire themed lands like “Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.”

Is Star Tours located in Galaxy’s Edge?

The ride is not located inside Galaxy’s Edge. Star Tours was built before Galaxy’s Edge and when they build the new land they were not able to put them all together.

Are there different versions of Star Tours?

Yes. There are over 50 different ride combinations you can experience, so each ride should feel slightly different.

Is the ride Jerky?

The ride is not to rough. However you move around a lot and if you have back problems you probably should not ride the attraction.

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Five Things to Know About Star Tours – The Adventures Continue

Star Tours was Disney’s first modern simulator ride, and based on the Star Wars saga it was (as Yoda would say). Thanks to over 700 possible scene combinations in the high-def 3-D film at the heart of the attraction, you could ride all day and not have the same experience twice! Read on to learn more – or if you’d rather zip through hyperspace to the nuts and bolts, here’s your shortcut .

1. You enter the spaceport under an AT-AT.

Your Star Tours adventure begins outdoors, where the surroundings have been designed to resemble an Ewok Village (as seen in Return of the Jedi). You get to pass under a full-size AT-AT walker to get to the entrance of the ride’s building, which in and of itself is pretty cool.

star tours queue

Once indoors, you’ll find yourself in a spaceport where C-3PO and R2-D2 are working on your ride vehicle, the Starspeeder 1000. These life-size audio animatronics look and move exactly like their cinematic counterparts. The queue captures the familiar feeling of a train station or airport of today, but as it might exist in a galaxy far, far, away. It’s complete with a flight status board, weather reports, even a luggage scanner.

star tours queue

Just before you board, you’ll watch on overhead screens as C-3PO gets trapped in the Starspeeder cockpit while doing maintenance. After you enter the simulator and don your 3D glasses, the doors shut on C-3PO’s complaints about accidentally becoming the pilot, and your Starspeeder takes off.

2. You won’t know who you’ll see or where you’ll go.

The ride’s plotline comprises five general segments: an escape scene, a destination, a mission, another destination, and a concluding scene. Disney has multiple film clips from all nine episodes of the Star Wars saga that can be used for each segment of your journey, which creates a different experience each time you ride. So basically, you won’t know where you’ll go or which Star Wars characters you will see!

star tours queue

There are some limitations on how the scenes can be mixed, for instance, characters and scenes from Episodes 7-9 are not mixed with those from earlier movies. Still, it’s been noted by Star Wars purists that the randomized scenes can create a confusing timeline. Probably because of this, the ride experiences are not considered canonical in the Star Wars universe. But that doesn’t make them any less fun!

3. You may be the Rebel Spy!

In the escape scene at the opening, a villain (maybe Vader, maybe Kylo Ren, or ???) is searching for a Rebel Spy. A picture of an actual guest riding with you is shown onscreen and they are identified as being the spy. They’re chosen randomly or by a Cast Member and it can add a bit of fun if it’s someone in your own group – maybe even you!

Once you’ve made your escape, you may find yourself attacking AT-ATs, joining a pod race, being pursued by Tie Fighters, or more. The simulator is modeled after those used for training pilots and astronauts, so you’ll experience real dips, turns, twists, and climbs. It can be a little rough, but all the bouncing around helps to create a pretty realistic experience.

Star Tours - The Adventures Continue

You’ll make it back into hyperspace and the action will pause for a moment. You can catch your breath, and receive your mission from a Star Wars character who appears as a hologram. Sometimes the mission is just to deliver the Rebel Spy to safety, but there are other plotlines . Then you’ll take off and visit another planet for some more action.

Your adventure ends after a jump to hyperspace and a landing on Batuu, or possibly Spaceport THX1138 (the number is a nod to George Lucas’ first film), or one of a few other conclusion scenes. The entire attraction lasts about 7 minutes, the ride portion is about four and a half minutes. You’ll exit through the space terminal and into the Tatooine Traders gift shop, designed to suggest a desert outpost in Mos Espa.

4. It was different, a long time ago…

The first Star Tours attraction opened in 1987 at Disneyland, four years after the release of Return of the Jedi. Disney World’s version came two years later, in 1989. Since there was no Galaxy’s Edge at that time, it was placed in the Echo Lake area of Hollywood Studios.

This original version only had three movies (Episodes 4 through 6) to work with, and the premise was clear and simple. Star Tours was a transportation agency offering trips to Endor. However, according to the droid pilot R-3X (“Rex”), it was his first day on the job and he wasn’t used to his programming. As a result of his mistakes, guests never made it to Endor. But their ride did include crashing through comets, jumping to light speed, and the classic trench run on the Death Star.

star tours queue

Star Tours closed in 2010 for updates, and reopened as Star Tours: The Adventures Continue in 2011. Rex was retired from this version, but later became a DJ. You can see him today at Oga’s Cantina in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Fun fact: R-3X was voiced by the late Paul Reubens.

Today’s version offers 3D film and randomized scenes, and Disney updates the adventures with newer characters. A Jakku scene was added in 2015 for The Force Awakens, Crait was added in 2017 for The Last Jedi, and the planet Kef Bir was added in 2019, after the release of The Rise of Skywalker. As Disney continues to add new scenes, the number of possible adventures changes over time.

5. The Nuts and Bolts.

Star Tours: The Adventures Continue is located at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Echo Lake between the Backlot Express and Grand Avenue. Since the attraction is indoors, it is not affected by weather, although part of the (covered) queue is outdoors.

You’ll be seated in rows in the Starspeeder 1000 simulator. Each of the five rows has 8 padded seats with a fabric lap belt and a shared armrest. A net bag below each seat holds your stuff.

star tours queue

Guests must transfer to a wheelchair and then to the ride vehicle. Disney advises that you should be in good health and free from high blood pressure, heart, back or neck problems, motion sickness, or other conditions that could be aggravated by this adventure. Expectant mothers should not ride.

Guests must be at least 40″ tall to ride, and as with all attractions that have a height limit, Rider Switch is available .  It’s worth noting that flashing lights, the use of weapons, loud sounds, and the appearance of aliens or intimidating figures may frighten or disturb some guests, especially the younger set. Service animals are not allowed. Video Captioning and Handheld Captioning are available.

Wait times for Star Tours are very low in the first two hours the park is open. It’s also a good choice between noon and 4 p.m. Alternatively, you can secure Lightning Lane entry via Genie+. Star Tours: the Adventures Continue is also open for both Early Theme Park Entry and Extended Evening Theme Park Hours.

The Bottom Line.

Our recommendation: Star Tours: The Adventures Continue is not to be missed. Would it be nicer if it were in Galaxy’s Edge? Maybe. Nevertheless, it offers a great experience from takeoff to landing. No matter where you go or who you see!

Have you ridden Star Tours? What did you think? Let us know in the comments.

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Complete Guide to Star Tours – The Adventures Continue at Hollywood Studios

Complete Guide to Star Tours – The Adventures Continue at Hollywood Studios

May the force be with you on this thrilling 3D space flight to legendary destinations from the  Star Wars  saga.

You’ll take to the stars with C-3PO and R2-D2. But watch out for some familiar, less-than-friendly faces like Kylo Ren or Darth Vader!

In 2024, more stories and characters will be added to Star Tours at Hollywood Studios. Further details haven’t been announced just yet, but we will let you know about the changes as soon as we learn more.

Blast off with our complete guide to Star Tours – The Adventures Continue!

In this article

New Adventures Coming April 5, 2024

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As announced at 2023 Destination D23, beginning April 5, Star Tours will include new locations and adventures from Ahsoka , Andor , and The Mandalorian .

Once added, the ride will have over 250 different adventure combinations for guest to experience.

Star Tours – The Adventures Continue Quick Facts

  • Location:   Echo Lake , Hollywood Studios
  • Height req : 40 inches
  • Suitable for: Anybody 40″ or taller who can handle simulators and some rough movement.
  • Attraction length: About 7 minutes
  • Do we recommend? Yes, especially for Star Wars fans
  • When to visit: 2nd hour
  • Scheduled Refurbishments
  • Tip(s): The exit area is a great Star Wars gift shop that has areas to build LEGO Star Wars characters and affordable light sabers. If this store seems too busy, you may have better luck at Once Upon a Toy store in Disney Springs where you can get the same items.
  • Description: 3D flight simulator that takes guests through one of dozens of different Star Wars experiences including new characters and adventures from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker as well as Star Wars: The Last Jed i and Batuu, the home planet of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge.

Star Tours – The Adventures Continue is located in Echo Lake near Backlot Express, a Quick Service restaurant.

Here is the location on the map:

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How to Ride Star Tours – The Adventures Continue

Star Tours – The Adventures Continue has a Standby Line and a Lightning Lane. There is no  Single Rider Line .

Do I need to use Genie+ at Star Tours – The Adventures Continue?

Genie+ is available at Star Tours – The Adventures Continue however this wouldn’t be an early priority ride to grab those Genie+ reservations because availability rarely runs out.

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This ride is also available for Early Entry to those who qualify.

Be sure to check out our  touring strategies for Hollywood Studios for more Genie+ advice.

Rider Switch/Child Swap

Since you must be 40″ to ride Star Tours – The Adventures Continue, this attraction does offer Rider Switch.

Rider Switch is Disney’s system that allows guests with small children to take turns riding bigger rides, while another person/people wait with the little one.

You can  learn more about Rider Switch  via our handy guide.

What to Expect when you Ride

The queue at Star Tours – The Adventures Continue is designed to resemble a spaceport terminal.

You’ll see posters advertising voyages to different planets with Star Tours and a large LCD screen informing riders of flight statuses and planetary weather forecasts.

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You’ll also see some of your favorite characters like C-3PO and R2-D2, as well as Captain Rex from the original attraction. He occasionally has a power surge and delivers a line from the first Star Tours ride.

Two G2 droids process passengers’ “luggage” on a scanning system that reveals the contents to you as you wait in the queue.

You’ll then retrieve your 3-D “flight glasses” before you are directed by a flight agent to a gate where you’ll wait to board.

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While you wait, you’ll be entertained by a pre-show on the screen above you. C-3PO has been assigned to maintenance on the StarSpeeder 1000 that you’re about to board and he gets trapped in the cockpit after the ship’s captain leaves!

Make sure you then pay attention to the safety instructions before you board.

Play Disney Parks  is available for Star Tours – The Adventures Continue. This free mobile app is only available for select attractions and allows guests to pass the time as they play games, trivia, and earn achievements along the way.

Ride Vehicles

The ride vehicles at Star Tours – The Adventures Continue are large 3D flight simulators.

When the door to your flight simulator opens, make your way inside to the last available seat. There are four rows in the simulator and each row contains 10 individual seats with armrests and a place to store your personal items below.

Make sure you buckle up, it’s going to be a bumpy ride!

Accessibility Information

Guests who wish to ride Star Tours – The Adventures Continue must transfer from their ECV to a wheelchair and then to the ride vehicle.

Keep in mind, Disney has issued a warning that those who ride Star Tours – The Adventures Continue should be in good health and free from high blood pressure, heart, back, or neck problems. Expectant mothers should not ride.

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Video and handheld captioning are available and those under 40″ are not allowed to ride.

Motion Sickness

Since Star Tours – The Adventures Continue is a 3D flight simulator, this ride is highly turbulent and includes sharp turns and sudden bumps which can aggravate motion sickness.

If you experience motion sickness in general, check out our  guide on motion sickness  for any Disney World attraction.

On the Ride

If you prefer to experience Star Tours – The Adventures Continue without spoilers, make sure you skip over this section!

Board your Starspeeder 1000 and prepare for takeoff! While you’re supposed to be heading off on a relaxing tour (hence Star Tours), a series of mishaps ends up launching you early, forcing C-3PO to take control.

But as soon as it appears that your trip is back on track, your ship is intercepted by Imperial — or First Order — forces searching for a Rebel spy. This spy is chosen from one of the guests on your ride vehicle— it could even be you!

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To avoid capture and not give up your rebel passenger, you’ll be taken on the ride of a lifetime to the farthest reaches of the galaxy.

Since the attraction features several different segments that are selected randomly, your ride will be different each time! You may end up facing off with First Order villain Kylo Ren, bounty hunter Boba Fett, Princess Leia, or Jedi Master Yoda.

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Just a few of the scenes you may encounter is a narrow escape from a battle on the planet Crait, following Scout Troopers as they chase after Chewbacca and a Wookiee warrior on Kashyyk, or discovering the still-to-be-finished Death Star.

With so many story twists, you never know where you’ll go or who you may encounter on your Star Tour! 

May the Force be with you as you and your fellow passengers attempt to elude capture and make it back to the base on Star Tours – The Adventures Continue.

Is Star Tours – The Adventures Continue Kid-Friendly?

The height requirement for Star Tours – The Adventures Continue is 40″ and there can be some dark moments during the action so this ride is more for older kids, tweens, teens, and adults.

We have a list of things that may scare little ones at Disney World that you can check out, if you’d like.

Strollers are not allowed in most queues or theaters at Walt Disney World.

You’ll need to leave your stroller in the designated stroller parking area near the entrance to the queue at Star Tours – The Adventures Continue.

In 1986 Disney and George Lucas, the creator of  Star Wars , partnered on the Captain EO attraction, a 3-D musical film starring Michael Jackson at Disneyland. Since the partnership was so successful Disney then approached Lucas with the idea for Star Tours.

The original Star Tours ride opened on January 9, 1987 in California’s Disneyland. Two years later, Star Tours opened at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, then known as Disney’s MGM Studios.

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Set in the  Star Wars  universe, the motion simulator attraction sent guests on a tour to Endor, where they got caught in an altercation between the New Republic and an Imperial Remnant. The attraction featured Captain “Rex” RX-24 along with series regulars R2-D2 and C-3PO.

In 1998, Disney began planning to upgrade Star Tours as part of the release of the upcoming 1999 film  Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace , the first film of the new prequel trilogy.

This version would be in 3D and feature new flights. However, since more films for the franchise were in pre-production, officials chose to wait until 2003 when production began on  Revenge of the Sith  before remodeling Star Tours.

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In April 2005, at  Star Wars  Celebration III, creator George Lucas confirmed that a revamp of Star Tours was in production. Then at the 2009 D23 Expo it was announced that Star Tours at Disneyland and Hollywood Studios would close in October 2010 for renovations.

The rides would reopen in May and June 2011 as Star Tours – The Adventures Continue.

On August 14, 2010, Hollywood Studios hosted the “Last Tour To Endor” event for Celebration V attendees. This extravaganza included an appearance by George Lucas, character appearances, Jedi Training Academy, Death Star Disco,  Raiders Of The Lost Jedi Temple of Doom: A Fan Film of Epic Proportions  live show, Hyperspace Hoopla, and  Symphony in the Stars  fireworks.

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It also included the Star Tours shutdown ceremony which was a live show with C-3PO, R2-D2, Boba Fett, Darth Vader, as well as a few Stormtroopers, culminating in the official power-down of Star Tours.

The ride remained open until September 7, 2010, when the attraction held its “Final Flight to Endor” for D23 members.

In Orlando, Star Tours – The Adventures Continue began soft openings on May 14, 2011, with the official opening held at midnight on May 20, 2011.

Since its opening, the planet Jakku from  The Force Awakens  has been added to the attraction as well as the planet Crait from  The Last Jedi  and Batuu, from Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge. Finally, the ocean moon Kef Bir from  The Rise of Skywalker  was added on December 20, 2019, the film’s release date.

In 2023, Disney announced at Destination D23 that Ahoska would be added to Star Tours in spring 2024 .

Other Fun Details

  • Star Tours – The Adventures Continue is inspired by all nine films of the Star Wars Skywalker saga: Episode I – The Phantom Menace, Episode II – Attack of the Clones, Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, Episode IV – A New Hope, Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back, Empire VI – Return of the Jedi, Episode VII – The Force Awakens, Episode VIII – The Last Jedi, and Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker .
  • There are Star Tours attractions at four different Disney Parks around the world: Disney World’s Hollywood Studios, Disneyland Paris, Tokyo Disneyland, and Disneyland in California.

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  • The exteriors of all four Star Tours attractions are different in their respective parks. The attraction in Florida is inspired by an Ewok village on the forest moon of Endor.
  • Listen closely just before boarding your spaceship. You may hear a reference to THX1138. THX1138 was in all of the Star Wars movies because it was the name of George Lucas’ first movie, so he included it in all of the Star Wars films as a nod to his origin.
  • Other boarding call announcements in the first area of the indoor wait queue gives names that are actually anagrams for people like  Star Wars  creator George Lucas (“Egroeg Sacul”) and Tom Morrow (“Mot Worrom”). When you reach the baggage check area, many different Disney attractions and franchises like Haunted Mansion ,  Toy Story, Aladdin, WALL-E, The Incredibles , and  Captain EO get cameos as G2-9T scans boarding IDs. 
  • Paul Reubens, perhaps better known for his famous character, Pee Wee Herman, was actually the voice of Captain RX-24 (Rex) in the original Star Tours ride. He was the pilot talking as R2-D2 was being loaded. In the new version of the ride, you can see him in the droid maintenance section in the queue.

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  • Patrick Warburton, who is known for delivering the safety spiel before boarding Soarin’ at Epcot and for also voicing Kronk in Emperor’s New Groove , is the voice of security officer G2-4Ton Star Tours — The Adventures Continue. You can spot him as you pass through a series of security scanners.
  • As part of the attraction, you’ll see scenes with archival footage of Princess Leia, played by Carrie Fisher. The dialogue, however, is re-recorded. Carrie Fisher collaborated with Imagineers to re-record her dialogue so that it fits the attraction seamlessly.
  • While the original Star Tours ride didn’t open until 1989, Imagineers originally had an idea for a simulator ride themed to another Disney movie. The 1979 live-action film  The Black Hole  followed astronauts investigating a mysterious spaceship inside a black hole, but it was a commercial flop. This, combined with the high costs for the planned ride, led to the concept being scrapped. It wasn’t until Disney partnered with George Lucas and Lucasfilm in 1986, that the simulator idea was revisited, this time with Star Wars in mind.

Other Attractions in Echo Lake

  • For the First Time in Forever: A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration
  • Indiana Jones™ Epic Stunt Spectacular!
  • Mickey Shorts Theater
  • Star Tours – The Adventure Continues

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Disney Genie+ Attraction

  • 40 inch height requirement
  • Go on a galactic adventure with C3P0 and R2D2 as your pilots on this 3-D simulator attraction

Introduction | Attraction | Ride Logistics  | Shopping | Interesting Facts

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INTRODUCTION

This flight simulator ride was inspired by the popular Star Wars movies. It’s situated on the far left of Disney’s Hollywood Studios, beyond Echo Lake.

The new StarSpeeder 1000 takes passengers to a variety of different planets in the Star Wars universe, where they will experience several different adventures on a motion-simulated space flight — all in 3D! With more than 60 different combinations, guests can have a new experience with every flight.

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Star Tours – The Adventures Continue is an updated version of the original Star Tours attraction which opened in 1989 and closed for refurbishment in the summer of 2010.

While the original attraction featured only one destination (Endor) and one flight experience, the new version takes travelers to several different locations — and frequent flyers will find that it’s rarely the same three places! In fact, there are more than 60 different experiences with destinations like Naboo, Tatooine, Hoth, Kashyyk and Coruscant . All of the film footage is new and was filmed in digital 3D, giving it additional depth and realism. Often, when new films are added to the Star Wars franchise, new scenes are added to Star Tours as well.

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Queue :  The queue winds through the terminal area of the Star Tours spaceport and will remind anyone who has ever traveled via air of the airport experience, complete with security scans and luggage screening. Large flight status displays on the walls list the arrivals, departures and destinations of upcoming flights. Audio-animatronic characters, including C-3PO and R2-D2, are engaged in various tasks like equipment maintenance while the G2-9T droid dutifully screens baggage.

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Before boarding their StarSpeeder 1000, guests will grab their flight glasses and view a short safety video featuring safety droid Aly San San, describing loading procedures and seat belts.

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The Ride: Designed by teams from both Walt Disney Imagineering and George Lucas’ Industrial Light and Magic (ILM) and Lucasfilm Ltd. , the 40-seat flight simulator combines motion with an action-packed 3D video to send passengers soaring into an unforgettable journey. C-3PO and R2-D2 are your droid pilots as the flight unexpectedly changes from a run-of-the-mill sightseeing trip to a perilous mission to protect a Rebel spy from the Galactic Empire.

The five-minute ride is full of thrills as it travels through hyperspace to its multiple destinations, which might include a pod race on Tatooine, a speeder pursuit on Kashyyk or an underwater submarine chase on Naboo.

The pilot eventually manages to return the Starspeeder and its passengers safely to a spaceport.

There are more than 60 different combinations of the film elements. Those include:

— Three different opening scenes: Darth Vader, Kylo Ren or Skytroopers — Different second scenes: the ice planet Hoth , the Wookiee planet Kashyyk , the planet Jakku with the Millennium Falcon, or the podrace on Tatooine — Six different character interactions: Admiral Ackbar, Princess Leia, BB8, Poe Dameron, Maz Kanata, Lando, or Yoda. — Different finales: Death Star (above the planet Geonosis ), Coruscant, the watery planet of Naboo, or Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge’s Black Spire Outpost.

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Star Wars characters you may encounter:

— R2-D2 — C-3PO — BB-8 — Darth Vader — Kylo Ren — Boba Fett — Yoda — Poe Dameron — Sebulba — Admiral Ackbar — Chewbacca — Princess Leia

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RIDE LOGISTICS

Lightning Lane access for Star Tours-The Adventures Continue is available with the purchase of Genie+ .  The average standby waits typically range between 30 – 60 minutes. 

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Attraction Length: Approximately 7 minutes (including boarding at Starspeeder gate). Actual show is approximately 5 minutes.

H eight requirement :  40 inches (102 cm). Young children should be accompanied by an adult.

Accessibility: Guests in ECVs must transfer to a standard wheelchair to go through the queue, then guests must transfer to the ride vehicle.  Video Captioning and Handheld Captioning are available.

Warnings:   Because the motion simulator can be fairly rough, pregnant women and people with other medical considerations , including motion sickness , and back and neck problems, are advised not to ride Star Tours.

There is less motion in the middle of the vehicle near its center of gravity. Those wishing to experience the widest range of motion will find it in the back row, especially on the ends. Cast members will usually accommodate seating requests if possible.

There is a net bag under the seat to secure loose items during the flight.

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There is a gift shop located at the exit of Star Tours called Tatooine Traders, made to resemble the Mos Espa village in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. The shop offers a variety of merchandise based on all of the Star Wars movies, including build-your-own lightsabers, t-shirts, action figures, LEGO kits, books, and posters.

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Shopping at a Glance at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

INTERESTING FACTS

Star Tours opened in Walt Disney World on December 15, 1989. Star Tours – The Adventures Continue opened on May 20, 2011. Read about the Grand Opening Ceremony HERE.

Scenes from the film Star Wars: The Force Awakens,  The Last Jedi, and Rise of Skywalker have been added to the show scenes. 

The flight simulator used in the StarSpeeder 1000 is the same used by the military to train pilots.

Anthony Daniels reprises his role as the voice of protocol droid C-3PO. Actress Allison Janney provides the voice of spaceport spokesbot Aly San San. Actor Patrick Warburton provides the voice of one of the droids in the queue.

Star Wars fans will recognize the line “I’ve got a bad feeling about this.” This line has been used in all of the Star Wars films by various characters as part of a running gag.

The flight status displays in the queue alternate between the English and Aurebesh languages. 

HIDDEN MICKEY ALERT: As you walk along the queue, you’ll notice a window that features silhouettes of familiar droids and other characters. Watch for the R2-D2 who reveals his Mickey ears!

Keep an eye out in the queue for a little tip of the hat to the former version of this attraction: The StarSpeeder 3000’s pilot, RX-24 or “REX”, can be found in a row of junked droids, marked as “defective.”

How long is Star Tours - The Adventures Continue?

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Will Star Tours - The Adventures Continue make me motion sick?

The motion level is EXTREME. Motion simulator attraction with 3D glasses and lost of jolts and sharp movements. Read the motion tips for Star Tours - The Adventures Continue Details on handling motion sensitivity on your visit

Is Individual Attraction Selection available for Star Tours - The Adventures Continue?

No Star Tours - The Adventures Continue is not eligible for Individual Attraction Selection Find Individual Attraction Selection attractions

Is Star Tours - The Adventures Continue included in Genie+?

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Star Tours – The Adventures Continue

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Explore a Galaxy Far, Far Away

Board your Starspeeder 1000 and prepare for takeoff! When a series of mishaps unwittingly causes your starship to launch too soon, protocol droid C-3PO takes the controls.

Suddenly, the ship is intercepted by Imperial—or First Order—forces searching for a Rebel spy. To avoid capture, you’ll embark on a thrilling, unpredictable flight that rockets you to the farthest reaches of the galaxy.

Featuring a flight simulator, digital 3D video, Audio-Animatronics characters and “in-cockpit” special effects and music, this attraction immerses you in the Star Wars mythology for an unforgettable intergalactic adventure.

Will your Starspeeder elude capture and make it back to the base? May the Force be with you—always.

Featuring Favorite Star Wars Characters

Always a new adventure.

Hold on tight as urgent transmissions from Ahsoka Tano, Cassian Andor, the Mandalorian and Grogu may soon be part of your next Starspeeder flight.

Starting April 5, 2024, embark on exciting new Star Wars adventures featuring characters and locations from some of your favorite Disney+ series. With these additions, you’ll have the opportunity to experience one of more than 250 storyline variations, including a visit to the planet Seatos from Ahsoka . Because the many story twists are random, you never know where you’ll go or who you may encounter along the way!

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Spoiler-Filled Review – Star Tours: The Adventures Continue Report Featuring Full Ride Binaural Audio

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The updated and upgraded version of Disney’s classic Star Tours attraction was recently unveiled to Guests days before its official grand opening on Friday, May 20. Since midday Saturday, excited Guests at Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park have streamed through the enhanced queue and onto the now 3D-equipped ride, emerging with smiles.

And it was on Saturday that I took my first four rides aboard Star Tours: The Adventures Continue. I’ve already posted my spoiler-free thoughts on how well Disney has improved upon the Star Wars -based attraction. But I know some of you want to be spoiled with all the details from within.

No video or photography has been allowed inside during this preview test phase, so I can’t offer a look inside yet. But I have included released artwork to accompany descriptions below. In addition, no audio recording restrictions were present when I was there on Saturday. So mixed in with my description of all that is Star Tours 2, below are several binaural audio files (wear your headphones while listening!) from the attraction’s queue, pre-show, and on the ride itself. And since the experience changes every time this version of Star Tours is ridden, I’ve featured four complete audio ride-throughs, including the first-ever public preview of the ride from Saturday.

If you want to hear me talk all about the attraction, be sure to listen to Show 319 of the Inside the Magic podcast , which includes spoiler-free and spoiler-filled reviews.

But beware. There are many surprises to be found throughout the new Star Tours experience, so I highly recommend you not read on unless you want them all spoiled for you. If you want to stay surprised but still know if the ride lives up to the hype, then read my spoiler-free review instead.

From here on, spoilers are frequent and detailed. May the Force be with you.

Star Tours: The Adventures Continue – Queue

Entering Star Tours: The Adventures Continue at Disney’s Hollywood Studios at first feels roughly like the same experience as it has for many years. But after turning the first corner, Guests will notice some changes. The layout of the first queue room remains the same, with the centerpiece being a full-size Starspeeder being attended to by C-3PO and R2-D2. But it’s now the Starspeeder 1000, in bright orange and white. C-3PO is looking shinier than ever, and the duo has new dialogue and banter. Classic Star Tours fans will recognize some of the audio in this area, including a variation on the familiar “Kuchana kuchen” line. But the story of Star Tours: The Adventures Continue now takes place years before the original, so nothing is quite the same.

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Star Tours is a flourishing intergalactic space travel company in this story. Guests have just entered their travel facility, about to embark on a journey through the Star Wars universe. As such, each room throughout the queue serves as an airport-like experience, with this first one giving Guests a glimpse of what they’ll soon be boarding. Likewise, overhead, a giant new HD rear-projection screen plays a loop of new Star Tours commercials, touting why they’re the best choice for outer space travel. Many of the commercials are hosted by Star Tours’ new spokes-droid, Aly San San. She also introduces the IC-360 droid, which can now be seen on the Starspeeder 1000 as well. According to the story, this droid allows the 3D imagery seen during the ride.

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Listen in to this queue area as Aly San San describes the IC-360, after which C-3PO and R2-D2 have a conversation:

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Also introduced here is the advanced pilot droid for Star Tours, AC-38. We’ll certainly see more of him later.

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The whole first queue room has never looked better. Screens that were formerly static images are now animated, giving new life to the area. The droids and Starspeeder look brand new. The giant rear-projection screen is crisp and clear, using the best technology available. The audio system is loud and easy to hear. It will all feel very familiar to Star Tours fans, but with enough new elements to stay entertained.

Moving around a corner to the next queue area, the former droid room has been converted into a security checkpoint where luggage and humans are scanned. But before we reach those points, Guests will notice a familiar set of droids immediately to their left.

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It’s none other than RX-24, better known as Captain Rex. But remember, Star Tours: The Adventures Continue is a prequel to the original attraction, so this is an early model – and it’s defective. But if you listen closely, you might notice some familiar (but slightly distorted) audio.

Listen to Captain Rex, as heard in the new Star Tours 2 queue:

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There are actually two RX-24 droids, one painted red and white. Near those are the familiar bird droids, locked in a cage, part of the previous queue area.

Moving further up the ramp, Guests encounter the new G2-9T luggage scanner droid. His look is quite similar to the droids formerly seen in the Star Tours queue, but now he has a different function.

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This luggage scanning scene is a source of great comedy, entertainment, and plenty of Star Wars and Disney references. As each piece of luggage slides into view, a 3D x-ray view reveals its contents, which is always unexpected. From lightsabers and blasters to Madame Leota (from The Haunted Mansion ) and a Captain EO robot, Guests will consistently be surprised by what they see inside. And the G2-9T droid cracks jokes along the way.

Further up the ramp, a lit panel offers a view of familiar silhouettes passing by. Characters such as R2-D2, Darth Vader, Stormtroopers, and the new IC-360 droid can be seen as if they were wandering the Star Tours port.

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Up the second ramp, a G2-4T droid (quite similar to the G2-9T) performs security duty, but this time it’s on Guests. A thermal scanner gives Guests a chance to wave their hands and see themselves on the screen in real-time. Meanwhile, the droid (reportedly voiced by actor Patrick Warburton) makes jokes about what he sees within each Guest as they pass through security. One of my favorites is the line, “Great job, sir. Your mind is completely blank.”

Listen to audio from the second queue room, including the luggage and security scanning droids:

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There is more to see and hear in this queue room than ever before and not nearly enough time in one trip through to experience it all. I’ve heard the luggage droid loop alone is 15-20 minutes long, though most Guests will see this droid for no more than a couple of minutes. Likewise, the jokes from the security scanner droid keep Guests happy and entertained while waiting to board.

Star Tours: The Adventures Continue – Pre-Show

First, I’ll offer descriptions of the scenes that make up Star Tours: The Adventures Continue. Following these descriptions, you can scroll down for binaural audio of several full rides, each with different scenes.

Guests arrive at the boarding area. There are six Starspeeder cabins available. Guests pick up 3D glasses before finding their rows to board. The 3D glasses used for Star Tours: The Adventures Continue are far superior to those found in Disney’s other 3D attractions. The flat, plastic glasses Disney normally uses are replaced by comfortable, sunglass-style glasses that offer a much more secure feeling – necessary for bouncing around on the ride. The lenses are much clearer than the standard polarized ones as well. The only downside to these new glasses is within their beveled edges, which distort the colors of the on-ride picture. Fortunately, it’s easy not to look through the edges and stay focused on the center.

But we’re getting ahead of ourselves.

The pre-show entertainment while waiting to board revisits the humor of the classic Star Tours safety video, presented in a new way. A series of short clips displayed on HD monitors above Guests’ heads begin to set up Star Tours’ story: The Adventures Continue.

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Guests find themselves peeking into the Starspeeder hangar, where final touches are being made before flight. Enter C-3PO, who has been given the mission of telling our AC-38 “Ace” pilot that he needs a quick repair.

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In the new video, a similar-looking woman with similar-looking hair boards the Starspeeder along with plenty of other Star Wars characters shuffling in to sit down and fasten their safety belts. A plush Ewok is placed under one seat, and the safety spiel concludes.

Listen to the complete Star Tours 2 pre-show audio, including C-3PO taking a seat in the Starspeeder and the safety video:

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Star Tours: The Adventures Continue – The Ride

Finally, aboard the Starspeeder 1000, Guests will find few differences at first. Seats are the same. Seatbelts are the same. The cabin generally looks the same. But once the cabin doors shut, the experience dramatically changes from the old ride, sending Guests on an exciting new adventure that far surpasses the classic Star Tours experience.

Each ride aboard Star Tours: The Adventures Continue begins the same way, with the automatic flight system being engaged before the AC-38 droid has a chance to return. So C-3PO, who is most definitely not a pilot, is stuck in the captain’s chair as we embark on our journey.

As the blast shield is lowered, Guests catch their first glimpse of the new 3D visuals on Star Tours. The large HD projection looks crisp and clear, offering plenty of depth. The first sight is within the Star Tours hangar, and it is at that point that the attraction branches into its first randomized scene. Two possible intros exist, though after four rides through, I have only seen one. One features Darth Vader and Skytroopers, and the other follows the Millennium Falcon.

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After turning a corner in the Starspeeder 1000, Darth Vader emerges riding a hover platform and orders us to halt. It’s a menacing moment missing from the previous Star Tours, and it is great to see Vader so early on in the experience. We quickly learn that there is a Rebel spy among us in the cabin, identified on the smaller right-side screen in the cabin. It’s a photo of a Guest chosen from within the riding crowd, a common Disney gag that always gets a laugh. But Vader isn’t laughing, as he wants to board and capture the spy. He reaches out and, using the Force, pushes our cabin around in a strikingly believable and exciting moment.

Artoo isn’t willing to comply, quickly arming the laser blasters and firing away. Vader pulls out his lightsaber and deflects the shots, but the maneuver gives us enough time to escape in reverse out of the hangar and into space, quickly jumping into light speed.

Here’s another branching moment, where one of three Star Wars destinations can be reached: Tatooine, Hoth, or the Wookie planet Kashyyyk. In four rides on Star Tours: The Adventures Continue, I never once made it to Tatooine for a pod race, despite that scene being the one Disney has been promoting since the update’s announcement in 2009. Of the two I saw, the Hoth experience is my favorite, offering a trip through a classic Star Wars battle in a new way.

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At an Imagineering presentation at Destination D over the weekend, it was Star Wars creator George Lucas himself who made the final call to include the AT-AT battle on Hoth in Star Tours: The Adventures Continue. He, and the Imagineers, realize that it doesn’t entirely fit the timeline of the new attraction, set between the prequels and the original trilogy. Still, his reply was, “Who cares?” It’s exciting to fly across the icy surface of Hoth, around the laser-blasting AT-ATs, and back out into space.

The other planet I’ve experienced in this spot on Star Tours is Kashyyyk, the least interesting destination.

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It starts exciting, flying quickly through the forest in a speeder bike chase against Imperial troops. Chewbacca stars in a laugh-out-loud moment as the Starspeeder inadvertently catches him on the windshield, after which he slides off, leaving handprints behind. It sounds a bit slapstick but comes across very well in 3D. After the speeder bikes are disposed of, the remainder of the time spent on Kashyyyk is rather dull, calmly flying through scenic areas with little else going on before blasting into space.

A sense of peril is present throughout most of the new Star Tours experience, heightened by C-3PO’s frantic exclamations for R2-D2 to safely navigate us through it all. Despite practically screaming throughout the entire attraction, Threepio never once gets annoying, with the lines perfectly delivered by actor Anthony Daniels. I thought I would miss Paul Reubens’ performance as Captain Rex, but having C-3PO there really makes it feel much more like a Star Wars ride than ever before.

Following the first destination and return to starry outer space, another randomized scene occurs, this time in the form of an “incoming transmission.” A familiar Star Wars -style hologram appears in 3D. Here Guests see Princess Leia, Yoda, or Admiral Ackbar developing the story further by telling C-3PO that the Rebel spy was planted in our cabin on purpose so we could help him/her to safety. In a powerful Star Wars moment, Leia exclaims, “Help me, Star Tours. You’re my only hope.” The holograms look incredibly lifelike in a way that only a crystal-clear 3D projection could achieve. It’s a quiet, cinematic moment in the middle of two exciting scenes and all Guests in the cabin are happy to remain silent while watching. Threepio accepts the task of joining the Rebel Alliance, and the Starspeeder 1000 is sent off speeding to another destination.

In this third and final act, three more destinations are possible: Coruscant, Naboo, and the Death Star above Geonosis. Coruscant is definitely the weakest of the bunch, but all are wholly entertaining.

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The trip to Coruscant begins in the midst of an outer space battle. After avoiding numerous explosions, we find ourselves careening toward a planet after a brief droid attack on the windshield, ending up in the middle of the nighttime bustling streets of Coruscant (not daytime, as shown in the artwork above). Flying through Coruscant, the Starspeeder avoids flying vehicles and buildings before finding a landing place aboard a platform, nearly crashing into a fuel tanker (much like in the ending of the original Star Tours), ending the ride.

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Another of the third act destinations is the planet of Naboo. The scene begins in the air, flying around bright yellow Naboo starfighters in the midst of battle. Following a few blasts, the Starspeeder 1000 dives down into a lake heading to the underwater Gungan city. After nearly running over Jar Jar Binks (which everyone is excited about), a Gungan leader sends out a Bongo as a guide to safety. But safety as far away as a giant sea creature invades, smashing the Bongo and sending the Star Tours Starspeeder seeking safety. After evasive maneuvers, we’re guided back out of the water and seek landing in a nearby hangar. But the Starspeeder doesn’t quite stop in time, ending the journey with an impressive 3D effect of a Naboo starfighter’s pointy nose crashing through the windshield, sending glass flying everywhere.

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The third possibility for the finale of Star Tours: The Adventures Continue puts the Starspeeder 1000 and its passengers face-to-face with Boba Fett in his Slave One ship, above the planet Geonosis and near an under-construction Death Star. A space chase ensues as Fett is trying to claim his bounty – the Rebel spy. Evading Fett, the Starspeeder finds its way inside the Death Star, dodging in all directions before ultimately emerging out another side and finishing off Boba Fett with a sonic wave blast.

And thus concludes Star Tours: The Adventures continue, an amazing experience with a huge variety of Star Wars scenes to enjoy every visit. It still feels like the classic Star Tours attraction, with all excitement and humor intact but enhanced with better visuals, better characters, and an overall better sense of adventure.

My first ride aboard Star Tours: The Adventures Continue was perfect. Not only was it the first-ever public preview of this attraction, but sitting in the back row of our Starspeeder 1000 were several Walt Disney Imagineers as well as Disney’s Hollywood Studios Vice President Rilous Carter, who was chosen to be the Rebel spy. You can hear the excited fans’ reaction in the first recording below.

Now, wearing headphones, listen to four separate full rides aboard Star Tours: The Adventures Continue.

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Star Tours: The Adventures Continue – Opening Information

Star Tours: The Adventures Continue is still in a soft opening/testing phase at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. While it has opened daily since Saturday, there are no guarantees it will remain that way before it officially grand opens on Friday, May 20. At 10:15 a.m. in front of the Sorcerer Hat, there will be a special dedication ceremony for the attraction, after which it will officially be open to the public. Before Friday morning’s dedication, Disney hosts a midnight meet-up for fans to ride Star Tours and talk with Imagineers about the attraction, so check back here for a report from that event in a couple of days.

Star Tours: The Adventures Continue was also opening at Disneyland in California on June 3, 2011. Though Cast Member previews are currently ongoing soft openings are likely to occur soon, following a May 20 day-long invitation-only event for the lucky 1,200 who were chosen via the Disney Parks Blog.

Disney and Star Wars fans alike are excited about this new attraction with good reason. It’s a fantastic update to a classic ride that has returned the once-dated attraction to a top spot on my list of favorite Disney attractions. Lines are sure to be longer once it officially opens, but the wait is worth it. Time spent in the updated Star Tours queue is entirely entertaining and part of the overall ultimate experience that fans have been waiting decades for.

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New Star Tours Merchandise Coming to Walt Disney World, Including Cast Member Costume-Inspired Hoodie

A new collection of Star Tours merchandise will be making its way to Walt Disney World.

New Star Tours Merchandise

The Star Tours – The Adventures Continue merchandise collection, which was announced as part of the Season of the Force event being held at Disneyland, will also be coming to Walt Disney World. The items are due to arrive at Disneyland on April 5, so they’ll likely be at Disney World around the same time.

Disney Parks Blog shared two images from the upcoming collection, with the first being the above zip-up hoodie with a Star Tours logo on the left side of the chest. It’s inspired by the costume of a Star Tours Cast Member. The hoodie is similar to the collection released in Disneyland back in 2022 in celebration of the 35th anniversary of the attraction.

The second item is a black graphic tee with a StarSpeeder 1000 vehicle printed on the front. An image of Darth Vader’s face can be seen looming in the distance. Also spotted are TIE Fighters and the Death Star. The bottom reads “Star Tours The Adventures Continue.” More merchandise is to be revealed as the date draws closer. Select items will also be available from the Disney Store .

2024 has proven to be a big year for Star Tours – The Adventures Continue. Also due on April 5 will be new Star Tours scenes from the Disney+ series “The Mandalorian,” “Ahsoka,” and “Andor.” The attraction updates can be experienced at Walt Disney World, Disneyland Park, and Disneyland Paris.

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Taylor Swift's reign continues as she ramps up for the next leg of The Eras Tour. The singer-songwriter will kick off the European portion of her world tour in Paris in May, which will continue throughout the summer. From there, she'll return to North America to tour Canada and a few remaining US cities in the fall. If you're hoping to attend, we've compiled all of the details of The Eras Tour, including how to get Taylor Swift tour tickets.

Swift's Eras Tour has taken the world by storm since March 2023. The three-plus-hour tour features hits from each of Swift's album eras, from "Lover" to her recent Grammy Award-winning "Midnights." Each show also features surprise songs and occasional guests, so fans never quite know what they're in for. Swift will release her latest album, "The Tortured Poets Department," in April, but it's unknown if any of those songs will make their way to the tour setlist. 

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Getting tickets has become its own battle and many fans have waited hours in the Ticketmaster queue to hopefully snag some seats, if they could get a presale ticket code in the first place. While Swift continues to extend the tour, including new US dates, tickets remain hard to come by.

Below, we've put together a guide on everything to know about The Eras Tour, including the tour schedule, ticket purchasing details, resale ticket prices, and the concert film streaming options . You can also peruse resale vendors like StubHub and Vivid Seats at your leisure.

Taylor Swift international tour dates

The Eras Tour international dates resume on May 9 in Paris. The European tour will run until August 20 in London. UK prices are listed in pounds, and start times vary from city to city. US dates start in October and can be found under the following table.

Taylor Swift North American tour dates

The Eras tour will return to the US on October 18 in Miami. In addition to the Miami shows, Swift will perform multiple dates in New Orleans and Indianapolis. On November 14, Swift will head to Canada for several shows in Toronto and Vancouver. All North American shows start at 7 p.m. local time.

How to buy tickets for Taylor Swift's 2024 tour

Original standard tickets for Taylor Swift's 2024 sold out long ago for both international and domestic dates. All US tickets and many international tickets were sold through Ticketmaster , although select international locations used different services. 

Tickets for most dates are available on resale websites like StubHub and Vivid Seats . These are generally higher-priced than the originals, which are no longer available. Keep in mind that some countries have rules regarding reselling tickets.

How much are Taylor Swift tickets?

Ticket prices vary by date and location. International resale tickets tend to be a bit cheaper than US resale tickets. It's worth noting that some of the cheapest tickets have restricted views.

StubHub's cheapest European tickets range from $392 (Madrid, Spain, on May 29) to £978 (London, United Kingdom, on June 22). The latter is around $1,248 in USD. The lowest prices for most shows are around $450 to $1,000. On Vivid Seats , the cheapest tickets for these dates go for $549 and $683, respectively. 

When it comes to North American shows, the cheapest StubHub tickets range from $1,045 (Vancouver, Canada, on December 8) to $2,081 (Miami, Florida, on October 19). Most of the cheapest tickets are priced between $1,200 and $1,800. On Vivid Seats, the cheapest Taylor Swift tickets on these dates start at $1,133 and $2,212, respectively. The two resale vendors generally have similarly priced offerings, but this varies from show to show. 

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Who is opening for Taylor Swift's tour?

Taylor Swift has a variety of opening acts, from up-and-coming singers to established groups. Opening acts vary by date. For the European leg of the tour, Paramore will open for Swift. In the US and Canada, Gracie Abrams will be the opening act. 

Will Taylor Swift add more dates to the Eras Tour?

Taylor Swift already added additional stops to her tour due to popular demand, including her US tour dates this fall. She also added additional dates to some of her European city stops, including bonus performances in France and the United Kingdom, among other locations. It's unknown whether Swift will end up adding even more tour dates, but by the end of the upcoming US leg she will have been touring for almost two years, so fans shouldn't be surprised if she takes a break. 

Where can I stream The Eras Tour concert film?

If you'd rather watch The Eras Tour from home, you could always stream it on Disney+. Check out everything you need to know about streaming The Eras Tour concert film in our guide . 

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