"Talk about 'The Force.' The fans are a force to be reckoned with," Bill Whitaker told "Star Wars" director J.J. Abrams on Sunday's 60 Minutes. "It's intense."
That intensity was evident on social media this week. Some fans experienced physical reactions:
60 Minutes managed to convert a few non-believers:
And the "Star Wars" franchise garnered a few new fans as well:
Some liked it:
Others not so much:
But one fan sang a different tune: