Now arrived on the bog planet of Dagobah, Luke and Artoo's journey of discovery there has so far been wet, grimy and unpleasant, as the duo survey their surroundings in this memorable image from The Empire Strikes Back.
"It gets very lonely when you're acting with only a piece of machinery. Kenny does play Artoo, but it's sort of a misnomer because there were so many Artoo units and they all look the same. I remember several times saying hello to the radio-controlled robot and then noticing Kenny over in the corner sitting there with a newspaper, drinking a tea."
Mark Hamill - Questor magazine - 1980