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The Twitter force is with him: In battle of Chewbacca vs. TSA, the Wookiee wins
06-10-2013, 04:24 PM #1
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Quote:Who needs the Jedi mind trick when you have Twitter?

Peter Mayhew, the actor who famously portrayed Han Solo’s erstwhile companion, Chewbacca, in “Star Wars,” was returning to his Texas home this month from the Denver Comic Con convention.

And like any traveler -- or smuggler, for that matter -- he’d hoped to avoid “Imperial entanglements” while clearing Denver Airport security on the way to his scheduled American Airlines flight.

No such luck, as a storm-trooper-like cadre of TSA staff apparently weren’t about to tell him to, “Move along.”

You could almost cue the Imperial March as the agents -- no, they weren’t looking for droids -- hassled the 7 foot, 2 inch tall Mayhew concerning his -- of all things -- cane.

But it wasn’t just any cane, it was a cane fashioned in the motif of, “an elegant weapon for a more civilized age.” Indeed, the walking implement was shaped and colored like a light saber.

Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/201...z2VorfJ9qH
06-11-2013, 05:32 PM #2
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He needs a good lawyer...

06-11-2013, 06:04 PM #3
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06-11-2013, 06:10 PM #4
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