He had some words for passersby:
"Say hello to your imperial masters. These lovely people have travelled all the way from England to tell us they are better to rule us than anybody else, our imperial masters. People of Glasgow, your imperial masters have arrived!"
BuzzFeed News had a chat with Matt Lygate, the man in the rickshaw, to understand his intergalactic mission to undermine supporters of the union.
"The rebel alliance must pounce upon every opportunity it finds," he said. "When they send in the stormtroopers to Glasgow, we will always be here to give them a warm welcome.
"To be fair to the stormtroopers, the majority took it in good spirits. Although I don't know how many of the Empire generals are too happy to have their theme tune played behind them during their staged interviews with the mainstream media they brought along with them."