C3PO Risks Memory (Star Wars – The Rise of Skywalker)

In order to translate a message from SITH into a language more easily understood, C-3PO must risk losing his memory. C-3PO is able to back up his memory with R2-D2; however, this is very unreliable. C-3PO must conduct a Cost-Benefit Analysis, or determine the costs and benefits of any particular action to determine if theContinue reading “C3PO Risks Memory (Star Wars – The Rise of Skywalker)”

R2-D2 Faces Discrimination (Attack Of The Clones)

Anakin, Padme and R2-D2 are on a ship in the cafeteria area, when R2 goes to the foodservice area to get food for Padme. R2 is told by another Droid, who is serving the food, that there are “no Droids!” allowed to get food. This is an example of discrimination that some individuals have facedContinue reading “R2-D2 Faces Discrimination (Attack Of The Clones)”

Character Profile: C-3PO and R2-D2

C-3PO and R2-D2 are droid counterparts in the series and the only characters to be in all the films as well as several television shows. C-3PO (or “3PO”) is a protocol droid built by Anakin Skywalker; he is programmed for over 30 secondary functions and is fluent in over seven million different forms of communication.Continue reading “Character Profile: C-3PO and R2-D2”

R2-D2 and C-3PO Use an Escape Pod (A New Hope)

R2-D2 and C-3PO escape from a Rebel Alliance ship via an escape pod. The Empire briefly considers the benefits of destroying the pod, but they do not because there are no lifeforms in the pod. Because of this, it is not worth it for them to shoot it down. The cost of shooting the podContinue reading “R2-D2 and C-3PO Use an Escape Pod (A New Hope)”

C-3PO and R2-D2 are Sorted for Appropriate Jobs (Return of the Jedi)

C-3PO and R2-D2 are being sorted to do specific tasks, just as workers may specialize in specific tasks within their firm. Some workers, such as C-3PO receive highly skilled jobs such as interpreting while others, such as R2-D2 receive lower-skilled jobs, such as working on the sail barge. Regardless of high or low skilled, thereContinue reading “C-3PO and R2-D2 are Sorted for Appropriate Jobs (Return of the Jedi)”