Cantina Cast #191: R2-D2 Character Dissection

This started out as a joke, but the listeners demanded it be done: this week Mike and Joao put R2-D2 on the character dissection table.

Quick episode summary:

  • San Diego Comic-Con Star Wars news
  • R2-D2 the Prequel Trilogy hero?
  • C-3PO and R2-D2: not so close in the Prequel Trilogy
  • Anakin and R2-D2
  • What did R2 think of Anakin turning to the Dark Side?
  • From Prequel hero to loyal companion in the Original Trilogy
  • R2 saves everyone
  • R2-D2 and C-3PO, the old married couple of the Original Trilogy
  • R2-D2 had enough of the Skywalker drama
  • R2 mental state in the Sequel era
  • Speculation on R2-D2 in The Last Jedi and a lot more

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