Being a Kitchen Timer Is R2-D2's Latest Side Job

As far as resumes for droids go, the skills and experience section on R2-D2's must be at least 100 holograms long by now. This latest Star Wars tie-in sees Artoo back in the kitchen as a simple $20 timer, counting off anywhere from one to sixty minutes with a quick twist of his rotating dome. When the time's up a simple bell rings for five seconds (what, no lightsaber sound effects?) at which point R2-D2 quietly waits until his services are needed again. [ThinkGeek]


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