The adventures of R2-D2 and C-3PO years before joining Luke Skywalker.
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Cast

Series cast summary:
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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)
Graeme Campbell ...
 Admiral Screed / ... (10 episodes, 1985)
Dan Hennessey ...
 Jyn Obah / ... (9 episodes, 1985)
Rob Cowan ...
 Thall Jobin (8 episodes, 1985)
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 Jord Dusat (8 episodes, 1985)
Winston Rekert ...
 Mungo Baobab / ... (8 episodes, 1985)
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Storyline

This series recounts the adventures of C-3P0 and R2-D2 before 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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$3,900,000 (estimated)
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Trivia

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 »

Connections

Referenced in Star Wars: Clone Wars: Chapter 1 (2003) See more »

Soundtracks

In Trouble Again
(Opening Theme)
Performed by Stewart Copeland
Composed by Stewart Copeland and Derek Holt
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User Reviews

 
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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