If you're going to have a big heroic moment, really make sure that you build up the bragging rights.
If that involves artificially engineering the heroic moment just so you can build up the bragging rights, so be it.
R2-D2: So. We're screwed. Fighters hot on our tail. Hyperdrive inactive for another 43 minutes.
[SFX]: < doosquee bip-jing bippity doing whroopbing bak-jing ting-pow doodle pafizip zioo >
C-3PO: And you haven't finished fixing my leg.
R2-D2: Only one droid could save us. The same droid who always saves everyone.
[SFX]: < biwhree bip bedoop di-beep doosquee tap-jewhree bedoop tazap beep doosquee >
R2-D2: The only droid who zero-handedly fought off the influence of Nute Gunray.
[SFX]: < biwhree bedoop zi-ezang boppity bleep ooyoo-bippity doing ding >
R2-D2: Who could possibly be the hero of the day?
[SFX]: < ping bebippity doip bipzap >
C-3PO: When did I fight off Nute Gunray?
R2-D2: If only someone had an enormous power source to supercharge the hyperdrive.
[SFX]: < bap-jing doip bebespip spip-beep ting-pow >
R2-D2: If only someone with great foresight was holding an artefact of great power in their body cavity after having carefully retrieved it when everyone else had forgotten about it...
[SFX]: < whir doip bedip-bwoop buzz biwhree-pow bebespip zibuzz bizang pip kibuzz fodoip boop-pip-deep >
Luke: What in the Galaxy are you talking about?
R2-D2: If only someone had...
[SFX]: < bap-jing doip buzz >
R2-D2: The Lost Orb of Phanastacoria!
[SFX]: < boop-deep-dooby bebespip-pow bibizung >
R2-D2: It's me. I have it.
[SFX]: < doop buzz >