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Harrison Ford Showed Up At Comic-Con In His First Public Appearance Since His Plane Crash

At the Star Wars: The Force Awakens panel, of course!

Those at San Diego Comic-Con on Friday lucky enough to gain entry to the Star Wars: The Force Awakens panel got the best surprise ever: HARRISON FORD!

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The man who plays Han Solo made his first public appearance since his plane crash in March, and fans couldn't have been happier.

The crowd went crazy after the moderator at the panel asked The Force Awakens director and co-writer J.J. Abrams how Ford was doing and he replied: "Well, why don't we find out? Ladies and gentlemen, this is Harrison Ford!" The actor, who has played Han Solo since A New Hope in 1977, walked on the stage very forthrightly, looking incredibly healthy and fit.

He embraced fellow surprise guests and longtime Star Wars actors Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia) and Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker).

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Hamill and Ford.

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Fisher, Hamill, and Ford.

"The original Star Wars that I was a part of really was the beginning of my working life, and I was really grateful for the opportunity of that film," Ford said, getting emotional at times.

He said he was feeling good...

How are you Harrison Ford? "Yeah, I'm fine! How are you? … I'm really good. Thank you for asking." #StarWars #ComicCon

And was thrilled to be a part of the "remarkable" new movie, The Force Awakens.

Harrison Ford on being back on #StarWars again. #ComicCon

"I never expected [Star Wars] to come back — to bless me rather than haunt me. I never thought we would do another," Ford added. "I was very gratified when I read the script, because I read something that I thought was really remarkable and really well-written, with some really intriguing developments."

It could not have been more perfect.

The cast of #StarsWars #TheForceAwakens

Of course, Harrison Ford played Han Solo. We seriously regret the error and know we deserve to be exiled.