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Episode 169: A Little Brunt-work

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So, finally, R2 takes matters into his own hands.

Well, if he had hands, that is.

And really, we had to show R2 flying the ship into battle here. The only other option is that Anakin is doing the flying. Not even we would do something that ridiculous.

Transcript

{Free from the pinning fire of the droidekas R2-D2 destroyed, Padmé and the guards race off into the palace}
R2-D2: All right, the Queen's safe. Let's take off.
Anakin: No, let's wait until the other fighters have taken the brunt of the defences.
R2-D2: Taking the brunt is half the fun!
{the ship takes off and an ion cannon shoots at it}
[SFX]: Vrrrow!
[SFX]: Kzzzow...
[SFX]: vreeeeoooWWWW!!
Anakin: What are you doing?! Take us back!
R2-D2: Out here in the space battle is where all the action is. This is what I was built for.
Anakin: {putting on a helmet} Stop being so macho!
{fighters fly through space towards the Trade Federation headquarters ship}
[SFX]: Vooom...
[SFX]: Vooom...
{a fighter gets destroyed by a shot from enemy fighters}
[SFX]: Kzzzow...
[SFX]: Kabooom!
R2-D2: Nobody's ever called me macho before...
Obi-Wan: {in the laser sword fight} I never would have guessed...


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