R2D2 is a swing bin who’s saved the universe loads of times, helping to destroy several Death Stars, rescuing Princess Leia, repairing the Millenium Falcon, saving Luke from Jabba the Hut and loads of other stuff.
He (is he a he?) is in the list of ‘101 Objects that made America’
According to Obi Wan Kenobi ‘everyone goes a bit silly’ when R2 comes on the set.
R2 is a true hero.