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Star Wars?

23 Apr

Star Wars

 

I am, by no means, the greatest Star Wars fan. I enjoyed the movies,and I feel comfortable with all of the main characters and a good amount of the minor characters. So, when my son wanted some Star Wars gummies, I had no problem making that purchase (in fact, I was pleased that he picked Star Wars over Diego, Scooby Doo, etc). My problem was when I looked closely at the box!!!! I feel like some random employee put his face on the package and nobody caught it. Who is this guy? Someone please help clear my brain… I cannot advance in life until this is resolved.

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Posted by on April 23, 2014 in From the Desk of the Author

 

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13 responses to “Star Wars?

  1. Paul Davis

    April 23, 2014 at 10:12 pm

    Grand Moff Tarkin. My friend is the biggest fan of the guy, and he’s one of the military leaders of the Empire. That’s the only reason I know who he is….

     
    • Len

      April 23, 2014 at 10:24 pm

      Thank you! Certainly not on Star Wars par with Obi, Luke, and Han. Odd choice for the cover of a package.

       
      • Paul Davis

        April 23, 2014 at 10:26 pm

        It really is. Like he’s a big character, but a kid eating fruit snacks is going to have no idea who that is.

         
    • Christine Haggerty

      May 2, 2014 at 1:13 pm

      Yeah, I think his main success in the movie was to not get chokex to death be Darth Vader’s Jedi mind powers.

       
      • Christine Haggerty

        May 2, 2014 at 1:13 pm

        *choked

         
  2. sherylwinters

    April 23, 2014 at 10:14 pm

    I can’t recall his name off the top of my head. I’ll try to find time to wikipedia it. The answer is out there. hehe.

     
  3. disperser

    April 23, 2014 at 10:47 pm

    He used to slay vampires back in the 60s and 70s . . . does that help?

    OR . . . he could be the guy running the Death Star.

    Just in case; Peter Cushing

     
    • Len

      April 23, 2014 at 10:50 pm

      Anything helps at this point.

       
  4. sherylwinters

    April 24, 2014 at 12:30 am

    Grand Moff Tarkin
    (wikipedia).

     
  5. Isaiah T. S.

    April 24, 2014 at 8:48 am

    Yep. Definitely Grand Moff Tarkin. šŸ™‚

     
  6. debyfredericks

    April 24, 2014 at 4:55 pm

    Grand Moff Tarkin, played by Peter Cushing. Same actor who played Helsing in the Dracula movies and Holmes in the Sherlock Holmes movies.

     
    • Len

      April 25, 2014 at 10:54 am

      What an obscure character to appear with the other iconic figures.

       
  7. robertsonwrites

    April 29, 2014 at 12:30 pm

    Haha. That was a great post. Glad you had some people that could clear that up for you!

     

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