We no longer have May the Fourth as an excuse for the release of delightful “Star Wars Blips” animated shorts, but thankfully they just keep on coming.
“Fan Droids,” released Sunday, shows a group of adoring droids (including the cutest spheric object of all time, BB-8) watching filmed footage of R2D2 as he schools the Galactic Empire in series of robotic hi-jinks.
In another recently released clip, little BB-8 comes face to face with BB-9E — his double from the dark side. Everybody’s favorite little droid obviously attempts to befriend his evil twin, and let’s just say it doesn’t exactly go so well. See for yourself:
With all the teasers, narrative hints, and vast array of canonical material out there on the internet to parse through between movies, it’s nice to get a little Star Wars action here and there that’s purely geared for giggles.