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R2-D2: Beneath the Dome (2001)

Collection of short mockumentaries detailing R2-D2's "career", from his English upbringing to his daring bungee jump.

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Don Bies, Spencer Susser
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Bob Hesse Bob Hesse ... Narrator (voice)
Robbie Edwards Robbie Edwards ... Robbie Dillingham
Elizabeth Tulloch ... Bitsie Tullock (as Bitsie Tulloch)
Jennifer Weil ... Claudia Dillingham-West
Dave Murphy Dave Murphy ... Artoo's Buddy (at age 45)
Morgan Hamilton-Lee Morgan Hamilton-Lee ... Artoo's Buddy (at age 10)
Bernie Hamilton-Lee Bernie Hamilton-Lee ... School Principal
Mary Jo Hamilton-Lee Mary Jo Hamilton-Lee ... School Teacher
Cecilia Hamilton-Lee Cecilia Hamilton-Lee ... School Kid
Phyllis Eblan Phyllis Eblan ... School Mom
Brittany Eblan Brittany Eblan ... School Kid
Benjamin Bies Benjamin Bies ... Cute Kid
Anna Bies Anna Bies ... Emergency Room Technician
Kara Glieden Kara Glieden ... Emergency Room Technician
Wendi Thomas Wendi Thomas ... Emergency Room Technician
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Collection of short mockumentaries detailing R2-D2's "career", from his English upbringing to his daring bungee jump.

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Hero. Legend. Hardware. See more »

Genres:

Short | Comedy

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 November 2001 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Artoo-Detoo: Beneath the Dome See more »

Filming Locations:

Marin County, California, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Lucasfilm See more »
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Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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Trivia

Artoo's bungee jump was performed three times at a real bungee jump attraction located at Fox Studios, Sydney, Australia. The first two times a bungee cord was used, but was not on the third try, which is the footage in the documentary. A special R2 was created for this scene, and was completely destroyed. The emergency room follow-up scene was shot seven months later at Petaluma Valley Hospital, Petaluma, California. See more »

Quotes

Steven Spielberg: I first met Artoo in 1976. I was visiting George's company at his studio. I was drinking some water and decided to throw my styroform cup away. I went over to the trash can in the corner, but the lid wouldn't come up. So I kicked it a few times. It began to squeak and bleep and make all these noises. I kicked it three or four times and it fell over. And George came over and said "What are you doing to Artoo?" And I said, "Well, I was trying to throw my styroform cup away in this trash can." And...
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Features Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) See more »

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3 December 2002 | by Jennifer PenningtonSee all my reviews

One of THE most funniest mock-umentaries I have EVER seen. I love how Carrie Fisher is in this, including Natalie Portman. It is very funny. I love how they make R2 look so damn stupid in this...but it's very funny! A must see for those R2 fans!


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