11/3/10

R2-D2 Inspired Products


Movie and DVD website NextMovie has a fun blog post about the Strangest R2D2-inspired products:
If only toys were the limit. Nearly every character in the 1977 film has a cottage industry of product surrounding them. But we’ve always been partial to R2D2, the diminutive robotic friend of Luke Skywalker, and the myriad products he’s inspired.
The post has some great pictures of an R2-D2 Soy Sauce Dispenser, Fish Tank, Projection Clock and more.  Check out the post here - you'll be surprised at some of the stuff they made!

Pictured in this post, a UK Star Wars Bath Bubbles from 1977, courtesy of Empirestrikesbath.com.  It is truly amazing how far Star Wars licensing went.  What's the craziest Star Wars Merchandising you've seen?

35 comments:

  1. this seems like a cool collectible

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  2. Sick blog bro!! The best merchandising is the full stormtrooper outfits by far. They always get to me.

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  3. The R2-D2 projector is still my favorite.
    It'll show TV, Movies and even video games on any surface you aim it at. :D

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  4. i love R2D2! bath bubbles!

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  5. I like what you did with your blog.

    Followin !

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  6. I thought you were not supposed to put electrical items in the bath? This toy promotes suicide!

    I miss the Yoda Taint Cleaner. (Eww)

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  7. I would sell that on eBay

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  8. I wonder how much these things cost

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  9. Haha wow. The associations people can make just to try and sell more products XD

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  10. lol. i want to take a bubble bath now.

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  11. do you have anything new to share?

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  12. that's pretty interesting

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  13. I own a few Starwars things

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  14. great post & great blog :)

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  15. I want one they are cool.

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  16. can't wait until your next post!!

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  17. I showed my friends your post and they enjoyed it! Keep them coming!

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  18. Soy Sauce? LOL

    I could see that and the trashcan. The rest were just way out there, but... hilarious nonetheless.

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  19. Kewl story, bra! waiting for updates from you

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