Droids (1985–1986)

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The adventures of R2-D2 and C-3P0 before they joined Luke Skywalker.

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 C-3PO (13 episodes, 1985)
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 Kea Moll (13 episodes, 1985)
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 Jann Tosh / ... (13 episodes, 1985)
John Stocker ...
 Vlix / ... (13 episodes, 1985)
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 Admiral Screed / ... (10 episodes, 1985)
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 Jyn Obah / ... (9 episodes, 1985)
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 Jord Dusat (8 episodes, 1985)
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This series recounts the adventures of C-3P0 and R2-D2 before they they met Luke Skywalker as they serve various masters over the years. As it turns out, their lives were no less hectic as they became involved in battles versus gangsters, pirates, the Empire and even Boba Fett on one occasion. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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7 September 1985 (USA)  »

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Star Wars: Animated Adventures - Droids  »

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$3,900,000 (estimated)
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Mungo Baobob's hunt for the Rune Stones is later connected to the story of the Star Wars novel "Shadows of the Empire". See more »

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Spun-off from Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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Where's the video?
20 February 2010 | by (Massatoochetts) – See all my reviews

Right now there's a DVD out with a few of the stories edited into movies, but I wanted to see it in its original form. I had one video as a kid, and the rest of the series I've only seen through low-quality internet videos.

It's interesting to see the direction the show took immediately after the original movies and before Episodes 1-3 were thought of. The character designs are fun, and even if they're sometimes cliché or annoying, they're bearable overall.

The writing style is campy for sure, but the show's a great piece of nostalgia and I'd gladly shell out the money for a good-quality set of the original episodes.


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