If you've been around Star Wars for any amount of time at all, you know that Lucasfilm and their affiliates have used R2-D2 and C-3PO to hock all manner of merchandise. From action figures to fast food to nasty-tasting cereal, these two metallic salesmen have pitched it all. Here they try to convince kids to join the Star Wars fan club. They even go so far as to lie, saying that the fan club is headquartered on the planet Yavin. It must be C-3PO doing the lying, as R2 can't talk. In fact, he's shown eloquently saying "Pling-A-Flizz-Bloop." Thankfully, few other Star Wars licensees attempted to spell out Artoo's electronic beeps and whistles.
Back to Index