My wife and I attended the Fan Club Breakfast in San Diego on Saturday. It was a pretty tremendous letdown, and I felt like I spent way too much for way too little. (I mean, it wasn't even a stinkin' buffet! And no alternate dish for vegetarians. That's just the tip of my complaints, but that's not what this thread is about.)
However, there was a Q&A with the new head of the Star Wars line for Hasbro. He went on with the little spiel about how he's a huge fan, he watches the films over and over and pauses every time there's a cool figure opportunity, they want to make the fan favorites, yadda yadda.
Someone asked him about the possibility of a Lando Calrissian in Smuggler's Outfit.
The Hasbro guy had no idea what he was talking about!
Yes, the line is headed by such a huge fan that he had no clue that Lando ever appeared in Han's clothes, even though it's very tough to miss on even one or two viewings, and one of the single most obvious figure choices.
And he didn't seem to know that this is universally one of the most requested figures.
In Threepio's words, "We're doomed."