We love Disney Parks here at Fangirls Going Rogue. One of Sarah’s favorite rides is Star Tours, and she remembers the original version fondly. Who can forget Paul Ruebens as the voice of Captain Rex? Actually zooming down the Death Star trench as Rex yells, “I’ve always wanted to do this!!” Well, Sarah was able to interview one of the Imagineers who worked on creating 1987’s Star Tours. Mark Eades, former Imagineer and Media Producer/Casting Director for Star Tours, tells amazing stories about George Lucas, PeeWee Herman, easter eggs and more on Episode 152 of Skywalking Through Neverland.
Here’s a refresher Ride-Through video of the original Star Tours, in case you need to jog your memory or have never been: