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Priced at $8000, this R2-D2 mini fridge just might be the coolest, geekiest, as well as priciest Star Wars gadget yet. It comes equipped with authentic lights, sounds, movements, and a rechargeable battery good for 2-hours of continuous use. Users can steer it around the home or office using an included wireless remote. Sure, it can only hold 6 cans, but for the fanatic who has more than enough money burning a hole in their pocket, this is a must-have. Continue reading for a video showing what’s actually inside the R2-D2 astromech droid.
R2-D2 is an astromech droid and a major character in all Star Wars films. Along with his protocol droid companion C-3PO, he joins or supports Anakin Skywalker, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, and Obi-Wan Kenobi in various points in the saga. English Actor Kenny Baker has played R2-D2 in all six original Star Wars films and is due to reprise the role in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the first installment of the upcoming sequel trilogy, making him one of just two characters/actors along with C-3PO (portrayed by Anthony Daniels) to appear in all seven films.