Storm Troopers Enforce Disney’s New Coronavirus Rules

Disney has been using Star Wars storm troopers to enforce social distancing requirements and compliment guest on their face masks at the Disney Springs shopping and dining complex near Disney World, which re-opened May 20. The characters “tell people to ‘stay in your sector’ and ‘move along.'”

In order to minimize coronavirus-related risks, new rules require face coverings, temperature checks, and social distancing measures.

Helping enforce those rules are stormtrooper characters from the “Star Wars” universe.

…The coronavirus-conscious stormtroopers could indicate how the theme park plans to utilize its colorful cast of characters to enforce safety measures.

Storm Troopers have already been used to secure the Denver airport. Airport officials might consider bringing them back to enforce their face mask requirement.


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Staying outdoors, with lots of hand sanitizer, and capped park attendance actually seems like a good way to visit a Disney theme park to me. I might skip rides with long indoor lines even with fewer people around, however.

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Comments

  1. Seems kind of worthless to use them as security, as they’ll just miss if they try to shoot you.

  2. As Disney Storm Trooper characters advise people to ‘stay in your sector’ and ‘move along, is it Tinkerbell, Cruella de Vil, or airline management that suggest passengers ‘F off’?

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