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.
From Sci-Fi Knitting to Disco Dancing
Working R2-D2 Robot
Your Own Little Android
Get Down With These Choreographed R2-D2s
Make Your Own Paper R2-D2 Mailbox For Free
Star Wars Stamps Coming for the R2D2 Mailbox
R2-D2 Home Entertainment Robot + Projector + iPod Docking Station
Star Wars Kitchen Gadgets
Mini Star Wars Fridges
Extreme Girly Robot Fans
R2-D2 Gets Tons of Love from Female Fans on Flickr
Star Wars For Posterity
Intergalactic Photoshopping Puts Characters In Famous Paintings
Star Wars Crafts Take DIY Art To A Gallery Far, Far Away