Princess Leia Seized on NYC Subway!

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You really have to hand it to the folks at Improv Everywhere – they sure know how to put on a show! Here is their description of their latest project:

For our latest mission, we staged a reenactment of the first Princess Leia / Darth Vader scene from Star Wars on a New York City subway car. The white walls and sliding doors on the train reminded us of the rebel ship from the movie, and we thought it would be fun to see how people would react to a surprise appearance by the iconic characters. We spread out the actors along the train line, staging it so they would enter the right car at the right time.

Check out the video:

For me, while the excellent costumes and actors provided an excellent base (added kudos for the ‘Rebellion for Dummies’ book!), it is the audience that really makes the video worth while. Starting from the guy sitting next to Leia all the way through the woman who nearly gets her arm slammed in the closing subway door as she captures the Stormtroopers taking Leia away … the audience is simply priceless. Best subway ride EVER!

Source: Improv Everywhere via CraziestGadgets

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Michael Anderson
I have loved technology for as long as I can remember - and have been a computer gamer since the PDP-10! Mobile Technology has played a major role in my life - I have used an electronic companion since the HP95LX more than 20 years ago, and have been a 'Laptop First' person since my Compaq LTE Lite 3/20 and Powerbook 170 back in 1991! As an avid gamer and gadget-junkie I was constantly asked for my opinions on new technology, which led to writing small blurbs ... and eventually becoming a reviewer many years ago. My family is my biggest priority in life, and they alternate between loving and tolerating my gaming and gadget hobbies ... but ultimately benefits from the addition of technology to our lives!

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