Most of us agree that IG-88 is pretty bad ass. If you disagree you are likely wrong, and you’re probably stupid. Okay, that was harsh. But really, if you don’t like IG-88 get out! Because IG-88 is freakin’ awesome. What most people don’t know is that IG-88 is kind of the Waldo of “Where’s Waldo” fame of Star Wars.
Here is IG-88 as most of the world knows him. Just a droid bounty hunter that was rad enough for Darth Vader to call him up to find the Millennium Falcon.
Look, IG-88’s head is above Uncle Owen’s charred corpse! Or is it Beru? We don’t know.
You know that drink Luke gets when he goes to the bar with Obi-Wan and Chewbacca for space brewskies? Those beers are powered by IG-88 and his golden brother’s heads.
There’s IG-88 passed out drunk on Bespin, presumably he gets drunk when his head is used to make space beer.
Oh look, there’s IG-88’s head in a Rolls Royce Derwent jet engine.
So there we have it. The Rolls Royce Derwent jet engine gave Episode IV and V a lot of background set dressings. I also feel that having an airplane engine for a head makes IG-88 even cooler.
Thanks to SystemsG0 for the photo of the engine.