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Out of the Blue

Yesterday, it popped into my head that R2-D2 is not actually an android, but simply a robot, leaving me wondering why this never occurred to me before. The thing is, it's not like I was watching Star Wars or Blade Runner or anything related, it just struck me out of nowhere. I guess I'm lucky that geekiness is in favor these days, as that's painfully geeky.

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7. Re: Out of the Blue Jun 29, 2011, 11:38 Jonny5
 


R2-D2 was indeed a "droid" A repair droid "RD" model two "2"

But I believe "droid" is a word Lucas made up, because the Droid telephone is trademarked for the name under lucasarts.

 
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