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15 R2-D2 Flexes That Remind Us Why He's The Backbone Of 'Star Wars'

Updated July 26, 2021 321 votes 44 voters 16.1k views15 items

List RulesVote up the flexes from R2-D2 that make you swoon.

Let's be real for a second– the events seen in the Star Wars films would have been absolute disasters without R2-D2. This little astromech is consistently the MVP of every film in one capacity or another. Considering he's owned by the most powerful Force-sensitive family in the galaxy and yet still manages to save their behinds from a myriad of troubles, it is very difficult for R2-D2 to function without flexing.

Artoo's biggest flexes include near-perpetual sass to his counterpart C-3PO as well as utilizing his various modifications and toolsets to get things done. Take a look below and vote up the flexes that remind you why R2-D2 is the backbone of Star Wars.

  • 1

    He's The One Thing That Can Get Luke Out Of His Slump

    Photo: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi / Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
    Epic flex?
  • 2

    His First Day On The Job

    Photo: Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace / 20th Century Fox
    Epic flex?
  • 3

    That Time He Saved The Group In Cloud City By Leading Them To The Falcon And Giving Them Cover Via Smokescreen

    Photo: Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back / 20th Century Fox
    Epic flex?
  • 4

    Immolating Two B2 Super Battle Droids While Anakin And Obi-Wan Rescued The Chancellor

    Photo: Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith / 20th Century Fox
    Epic flex?