The little bleeping sounds from Luke Skywalker's adorable robot will always be recognizable to our generation. This collection of tributes to R2-D2 include home entertainment systems, trash cans, mailboxes and even cute little knitted creations.
Even though he sat in the back of the X-Wing and never said a word, people have made many tributes to R2-D2.
Implications - Character idolization has taken on many forms during the years, but it's no longer enough just to hang a poster above your bed and buy and action figurine. Fans -- especially sci-fi fans -- are creating their own renditions of their heros in ways that range from knitted replicas to kitchenware tributes.
10 Tributes to R2-D2
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Extreme Girly Robot Fans
R2-D2 Home Entertainment Robot + Projector + iPod Docking Station
Star Wars For Posterity
Star Wars Stamps Coming for the R2D2 Mailbox
Star Wars Kitchen Gadgets
From Sci-Fi Knitting to Disco Dancing
Sep 29, 2009 Updated: Mar 24 2011By: Andrew Robichaud -