Where's R2-D2? (R2D2 in Star Trek?)

Discussion in 'Star Trek Movies XI+' started by cubbie, May 15, 2009.

  1. mredom

    mredom Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Hey-My Dad was a salesman for AMC when the Pacer came out. I LOVED that car-and truth be told it was just ten years ahead of it's time. The Ford Taurus had almost the exact same lines when it came out ten years later.

    AMC was just way ahead of the curve in automotive engineering...yeah that's it!:lol:
     
  2. msbae

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    The Taurus is actually a good car. The Pregnant Rollerskate wasn't.
     
  3. cooleddie74

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    The Pacer was a Corvette compared to the Gremlin. Ugh. That car was so ugly even Yugos steered clear of it.
     
  4. msbae

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    The Gremlin competed in and won a lot of SCCA small car races. However, I agree that it was hideous. The 1970's were not a time that was known for good fashion sense and aesthetic taste.
     
  5. Coloratura

    Coloratura Snuggle Princess Premium Member

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    Hey, we had a Gremlin. It used to spit out oil and feathers at my parents. :lol:


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  6. msbae

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    That reminds me. It was also a piece of junk with an all-too-appropriate name.
     
  7. IcecreamLtDan

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    We had a brown AMC Hornet station wagon when I was a kid. I wish I could say that I had fond memories of that car, but alas, it's not to be.
     
  8. Messianni

    Messianni Commodore Commodore

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    You know I saw the film again on Thursday and specifically looked out for R2 where they said he would be and I still didn't see it. He must be tiny.
     
  9. M'Sharak

    M'Sharak Definitely Herbert. Maybe. Moderator

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    Yeah, he's not very big. The image in the Gizmodo item linked earlier was a detail taken from a larger screencap and he's even small in that.
     
  10. cooleddie74

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    And if you drove it after midnight with food on the backseat it'd turn into a monster that multiplied like crazy if you drove it on wet roads.
     
  11. crucifixion

    crucifixion Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Did anyone see R2-D2 in the movie?

    "There's an R2-D2 flying around in there somewhere (Transformers ROTF)," revealed Scott Farrar, the film's visual-effects supervisor, who also worked on the "Star Wars" episodes "Return of the Jedi" and "The Phantom Menace." "There's a little bit of space junk thrown in there; see if you can find it. It's a scene in the desert." Interestingly enough, George Lucas' charismatic droid also had a blink-and-you'll-miss-it cameo in "Star Trek," which shares the same writing team as "Transformers." Is it a coincidence? "Perhaps," screenwriter Alex Kurtzman grinned mischievously. "Perhaps not."

    http://www.vh1.com/movies/news/articles/1614558/20090623/story.jhtml
     
  12. DarkHelmet

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    Re: Did anyone see R2-D2 in the movie?

    I did not see it in Trek - where/what scene was it?
     
  13. Jeri

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    Re: Did anyone see R2-D2 in the movie?

    There are approximately 2,345,678 threads on this already. ;)
     
  14. M'Sharak

    M'Sharak Definitely Herbert. Maybe. Moderator

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    Re: Did anyone see R2-D2 in the movie?

    Please grasp the safety rail firmly and stand by to merge. All of the answers we know will soon be yours...
     
  15. Jeri

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    Whee!!!! Life with M'Sharak is always an adventure. There are 133 responses in this thread, wow.
     
  16. Yeoman Randi

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    I dont have a problem with that.
     
  17. The Comedian

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    Re: Where's R2-D2?

    There was probably "The Phantom Menace" but the other two didn't get made because Khan killed Lucas for raping his childhood.
     
  18. cooleddie74

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    So long as its ATTACK OF THE CLONES I could care less. Hide that bitch.:lol:
     
  19. superdeluxe

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    Have they still not released where R2 is at ? Jezzus.
     
  20. trekkiedane

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    I'll let you know when I get there.
    ^They have -it's somewhere in this thread :p