Friday, November 5, 2010

Star Wars C-3PO and R2-D2 Electronic Talking Bank

Since we are on the subject of humanoid robots and how close we are to Star Wars (see previous post), this is the Star Wars Electronic C-3PO and R2-D2 Talking Bank by Thinkway Toys, released in 1995. I had just started collecting toys then and this was one of those things that caught my eye. It certainly thrilled the boys when they were still little and we would keep playing it on a daily basis.

This Star Wars Electronic Talking Bank of C-3PO and R2-D2 featured dialogue, music and effects from the original soundtrack with light-up eyes, tilting head and moving arms on C-3PO and lights and rotating dome on R2-D2 as well as moving forward and back to its original position.

You can see the light-up eyes and moving hands of C-3PO in these pictures

With electronic light and sound features, it's best viewed as a video. Check it out below

Check out the Hasbro Star Wars 1/6 scale C-3P0 and R2-D2, released in 1997


Stephen said...

Very Cool. Wasn't there also a talking Darth Vader bank, too? Or did that come later?

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