Star Wars’ Mark Hamill and Star Trek’s Patrick Stewart face off in an Uber Eats commercial

The ad is likely the closest thing to a Star Wars/Star Trek crossover that fans will ever get

Mark Hamill’s Luke Skywalker and Patrick Stewart’s Jean-Luc Picard are two of the most popular heroes in the sci-fi genre, and fans have wondered for years what it would be like if the two characters had crossed paths. While a crossover between Star Wars and Star Trek would likely never happen, fans would be thrilled to know that Hamill and Stewart have recently been brought together for a series of commercials for delivery service Uber Eats.

The first ad in the series sees the pair coming face to face with each other in a seemingly abandoned warehouse. American actor Hamill holds a baseball bat while British thespian Stewart wields a cricket bat. The visuals suggest that things are going to get physical between the two, but funnily enough, the meeting just ends up with a rather petty confrontation over the right pronunciation of tomatoes.

“Tonight, I’ll be eating a veggie cheeseburger on ciabatta, no tomatoes (tuh·mei·tow),” says Hamill.

Stewart replies: “Tonight, I’ll be eating four-cheese tortellini with extra tomatoes (tuh·maa·tow),” emphasizing the elongated “a” in his British accent.

In addition to the clip above, there are two other videos in the advert series: one that shows Stewart winning a game of air hockey against Hamill, and the other one showing Hamill beating Stewart in a game of Connect Four.

In a tweet, Stewart wrote that he’s “honored to have battled it out with Mark Hamill to settle one of the greatest debate of all time.”

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Stewart made his first appearance as Picard in the debut episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation in 1987. After the series ended its seven-season run in 1994, Stewart reprised his role in feature films Star Trek Generations (1994), Star Trek: First Contact (1996), Star Trek: Insurrection (1998), and Star Trek: Nemesis (2002). Earlier this year, Stewart brought Picard back to the small screen in the CBS All Access series Star Trek: Picard, which will start filming its season 2 next year.

Hamill, meanwhile, made his debut appearance as Luke in Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope in 1977, and went on to star in two follow-up movies: The Empire Strikes Back (1980) and Return of the Jedi (1983). Three decades later, Hamill returned for the Star Wars sequel trilogy, reprising his role in all three films: The Force Awakens (2015), The Last Jedi (2017), and The Rise of Skywalker (2019).