R2-D2 and C-3PO are on their way to Biitu to meet their new master, Mungo Baobab, when their ship is attacked and they are taken prisoner. Biitu has been taken over by the giant mechanical Great Heep who works with the Empire, enslaving the natives by using droid enforcers and draining R2 units to keep up his strength. Meanwhile Mungo has been imprisoned to be handed over to his arch enemy Admiral Screed.
Did You Know?
According to the 2005 book "The Cinema of George Lucas" by Marcus Hearn
, this was Anthony Daniels
's favorite installment of Droids. He is quoted to have said: "Ben Burtt
has a particular affection for me as C-3PO and a natural empathy toward R2-D2." See more
Gentle sir, have mercy. I'm too young to be recycled. I, I, I, I mean too old, much too old. I swear, if you saw the tragic state of my inner workings it would make your gyros curl.
Spoofs The Transformers
7 June 1986 (USA)
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Also Known As:
Star Wars: Droids - The Great Heep
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Aspect Ratio: 4:3
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