The ‘Star Wars’ films are chock full of memorable creatures and droids. Who can forget C-3PO and R2D2? The Ewoks? Jar-Jar Binks? OK, many of us want to forget that annoying Gungan. But the one that stole our hearts in ‘The Force Awakens’ was BB-8, a sphere-like droid that rolled around and had quite the personality.
Well, one dog got to see a miniature version of him in her kitchen. We see a Chocolate Lab named Uva. Her daddy shows her a BB-8 toy. She’s curious about the ball-shaped droid. Then it starts moving around her, and she has NO idea what to do.
Uva backs up, tail wagging, ready to have fun. BB-8 zips in circles in the room with Uva giving chase. Then, fortunately, or unfortunately, she catches up with the toy and separates the head from the body, which becomes a new toy. Uva is having a blast with this BB-8 toy moving around the kitchen.
For those that don’t know, the toy is operated remotely by a smartphone app. I’m amazed at how technology is improving over the decades. I remember when I thought that remote-controlled cars were the height of technological advancement. Yeah, that was LONG before the iPhone was even a gleam in Steve Jobs’ eye.
Hopefully, that BB-8 head that Uva is kicking around can be reattached. Otherwise, her mommy and daddy might change her name to Kylo Ren – Are you a BB-8 person or are you a C-3PO/R2D2 fan for life? If you are the latter, this silly chocolate lab may just be your favorite now after knocking BB-8’s head off. Check out the video below for some out of this world giggles.