When passengers Ezra Bridger and Chopper are fighting, Maketh Tua asks for the Astromech droids to remain with her, but RX-24 corrects her, citing Imperial law by stating all traveling droids ride in the back of the craft, including Maketh's interpreter C-3PO. He had a segmented body with wider sections of burnished metal trimmed in gold and purple, and narrower sections in black. Chronological and political information Rex utters Pee Wee Herman's iconic laugh several times during the attraction, and also utters a similar scream. Star Wars Stories: Rogue One • Solo By Jocelyn Buhlman. The droid pilot had a retractable purple visor that he could lower over his photoreceptors. Star Tours Captain Rex. [27] Fitzgerald says that he thought Reubens might fit the bill after seeing the comedian's television special as the character Pee-wee Herman, a role that required Reubens to scream frequently and humorously. RX-24 was an RX-Series pilot droid manufactured by Reubens Robotic Systems. Also, the base and torso twist. 26. Wookieepedia is a FANDOM Movies Community. He then instructed R2-D2 to make the hyperspace jump to the flight's intended destination: the forest moon of Endor. Plating color Much is made of this throughout the ride queue, and the design and theme of the inside holding area is convincingly modeled to look like a spaceship boarding terminal. Blue,[4] white when illuminated[5] Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. However, the RX-series droids in the queue are not quite ready for flight – they are marked with "DEFECTIVE – RETURN TO FACTORY" labels. Rex found his passenger craft caught in the Star Destroyer's tractor beam, but a tip from one of the New Republic pilots to ease up on his main thruster allowed the droid to escape capture. Rex then ordered R2-D2 to take the craft to lightspeed; they returned to the spaceport from which Flight ST-45 had originated, scathed but intact. He was officially redesignated R-3X (or Rex for short), and given to Oga Garra, the proprietor of Oga's Cantina. Brian Curran. Production information Reubens soon signed on to the project. Sequel Trilogy: Finn • Poe Dameron • Lor San Tekka • Maz Kanata • Supreme Leader Snoke • General Hux • First Order TIE Pilots • Sidon Ithano • Teedo • Unkar Plutt • Praetorian Guard • Rose Tico • Vice Admiral Amilyn Holdo • DJ • Zorii Bliss • Jannah • Allegiant General Pryde Actor Allusion: The RX-24 model was developed by Reubens Robotics Systems.This is a reference to Captain Rex's voice actor, Paul Reubens.Additionally, after the harrowing departure from the spaceport through the maintenance bay, Rex declares, "I meant to do that — a little shortcut! After his employment with Garel Interstellar Excursions, RX-24 was hired as a pilot droid for the Star Tours travel agency. The RX-series droids are seemingly intended to replace the contemporary AC-series pilot droids that Star Tours employed at the time. Oga then employed Rex as the cantina's house DJ during the events of the war between the First Order and the Resistance. Inexperienced, friendly, impulsive, accident prone Television: Star Wars: The Clone Wars • Star Wars Rebels/Videography • Star Wars: Forces of Destiny • Star Wars Resistance • The Mandalorian • Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett • Star Wars: Andor • Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi • Star Wars: The Acolyte • Star Wars: Ahsoka • Star Wars: Lando • Star Wars: Rangers of the New Republic It's not scale to most Star Wars figures as its too big, but it's a must-have for any Star Tours fan. Tropes relating to the original Star Tours include:. [15] Only the protocol droid C-3PO, temporarily working for the travel agency, saw the folly of the plan, noting that Rex still had his "Remove Before Flight" factory tag on him.[16]. Within months of the Battle of Endor,[18] accidents and poor management drove the company to go out of business. [21] Creating the film to be projected to audience members proved a challenge, since all the drama had to come from either the visuals created by Industrial Light & Magic or from dialogue; the ride, therefore, needed a compelling and sympathetic narrator. In all, the various options resulted in 54 possible combinations. [11] The character first appeared in a 1986 TV promotion that aired on ABC's Sunday Night Movie feature, shortly before the ride officially opened at the start of the next year.[28]. Nevertheless, the newer ride's plot sees the protocol droid C-3PO replace Ace by mistake. Clones/Stormtroopers: Clone Troopers • Rex • Wolffe • Gregor • Cody • Stormtroopers • Scout Troopers • Death Troopers • First Order Stormtroopers • Jumptroopers • Pyre • Captain Phasma, Others from films Advertised as "The Ultimate Star Wars Adventure!," Star Tours puts the guest in the role of a space tourist en route to the Forest Moon of Endor via the "Star Tours" travel agency. Upon arrival at Star Tours from the factory, RX-24 was marked as defective. [8], By 4.3 ABY,[9] shortly after the Battle of Endor,[10] RX-24 had been brought online as a fully functional pilot droid. [25], The team then had to find a voice actor to perform the droid's lines. 2. [3] He also struck up a romantic relationship with another Star Tours droid, ROX-N.[11] Star Tours had upgraded its fleet of StarSpeeder 1000 passenger starships[5] to the newer StarSpeeder 3000 model. Restaurants: BB-8 Snack Cart • Oga's Cantina Rex later appeared in the attraction's prequel, Star Tours: The Adventures Continue. Masculine programming[3] Rex has never appeared in any Star Wars canon outside of the park’s Star Tours attraction, so this would be a first. Park attractions Class For the clone captain, see Rex (Star Wars). Additionally, variations of exist… Second-degree pilot droid[2][3] If you see a way this page can be updated or improved without compromising previous work, please feel free to contribute. Voice I know it's probably your last flight, and it's... mine, too! Television programs Pilot droid (formerly)DJ at Oga's Cantina Sensor color [19] He possessed standard equipment for his model, including three clawed arms with which to manipulate starship controls, a heuristic processor[6] to facilitate learning and creativity,[20] two photoreceptors with which to see,[7] a repulsorlift platform at his base for locomotion, and a vocabulator with which to speak. Rex was the love interest of ROX-N, a feminine-programmed droid that worked at the L’Astroport Services Interstellaires – a story element that appeared only in the Disneyland Paris iteration of the original attraction. RX-24 is a featured article, which means it has been identified as one of the best articles produced by the Disney Wiki community. "—would mirror the feelings of anyone who had seen Luke Skywalker's trench run in Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope. However, StarSpeeder overshot its target, careening past Endor and into a comet field, with Rex having to escape by flying directly through one of the comets. Without the Empire to maintain the hyperroute, however, the Pipeline began to decay soon after the battle had ended. Some time later, he crash landed on Batuu, where he was reprogrammed and upgraded by Mubo at the Droid Depot in Black Spire Outpost. Home Photo by David Yeh. 00:53:50 - "Welcome aboard! In Star Wars Galaxy's Edge as DJ Rex Come on board The Endor Express! Rex apologized to his passengers as they prepared to disembark, excusing himself on the basis that it "was [his] first flight, and [he's] still getting used to [his] programming.". Unlike the original Star Tours, the ride has twenty-one (originally eleven) segments that are randomly chosen during each viewing. In Oga's Cantina, Rex mentions the Star Tours droid, He formerly shared the same name and title as the. The idea that Rex had lost control of the StarSpeeder suggested the character would need to scream frequently on the audio track. Reubens Robotic Systems[1] After following two X-wings through a giant trench and helping them shoot down enemy TIE fighters, Rex and his passengers saw that the attack was a success. Unable to find the StarSpeeder 3000's brakes, he nearly collided with a wall before wrenching the craft up and over the obstruction and into space. Star Tours Captain Rex 9-12-09 Star Tours Captain Rex 9-12-09 Star Tours; By Brian Curran. 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