The 28 Best Star Wars Droids From Movies, TV, Books And Video Games
Any Star Wars fan knows the franchise is only as good as the droids that populate its galaxy. After all, what is Star Wars without C-3PO, R2-D2, and BB-8? And we thought what better way to celebrate Star Wars day (May 4th) than by looking back on the absolute coolest droids ever. After all, it’s genuinely surprising how much heart this roster of robototic characters can bring to the franchise–in the movies, on TV shows, and even in theme parks.
What may surprise you, though, is exactly how many droids fans have met throughout the films, TV shows, video games, books, and even theme park experiences. Beginning with Star Wars: Episode 4 – A New Hope back in 1977 and all the way through the Disney+ original series The Mandalorian, Star Wars has provided some of the best mechanical friends a space traveler could have.
Which are the best droids, though? It’s a tough question and one that takes some time to contemplate. Luckily, we love thinking about Star Wars and have done exactly that. Take a look below at the 28 coolest droids in a galaxy far, far away. Did your favorites make the list? Drop a note in the comments to shout out your favorite droid.