Humans and humanoids are at the center of every Star Wars movie and TV show. Around those characters, however, are a cast of droids, which are a key part of what makes the Star Wars universe feel so tactile and distinct from our own. Heck, two of everyone's favorite droids are among the first characters we meet in the Star Wars universe, and they're arguably the most impactful characters in the original trilogy.
Over the years since we first met these intelligent mechanical "life" forms, fans have noticed plenty of details about droids in general, and about R2-D2 and C-3PO in particular. The tech in the Star Wars universe is one of its coolest elements, but there are things even the biggest fans of the franchise may not know about the droids that are so crucial to how Star Wars looks and feels. This is a collection of interesting facts about droids most fans might be unaware of. Take a look down below and be sure to upvote the most intriguing details!
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Chopper Has One Of The Highest Body Counts In All Of 'Star Wars'Photo: Star Wars: Rebels / Disney XD
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An Architect Droid Known As Huyang Has Helped Jedi Build Their Lightsabers For Thousands Of YearsPhoto: Star Wars: The Clone Wars / Cartoon Network
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KX-Security Droids Have An Interesting Design HistoryPhoto: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story / Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
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There Are Five Different Classes Of DroidsPhoto: Solo: A Star Wars Story / Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
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IG-88 Is A Rogue Assassin Droid That Killed Their ManufacturersPhoto: Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back / 20th Century Fox
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The Rebellion Accepted Droids As EqualsPhoto: Star Wars: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back / 20th Century Fox