Mini R2-D2 means you'll never be alone

It even has a Lightsaber for a remote

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While Caroline McCarthy may don an eyepatch and set sail on her pirate ship for high-seas adventures, certain landlubbers will undoubtedly prefer to tool about on terra firma with their remote-controlled "R2-D2 Action Figure" in tow--especially on a Saturday night .

In addition to going forward and backward, the miniature bot can rotate and turn its head while making "realistic sounds," according to Gadgetizer. But true Star Wars aficionados will appreciate the remote itself, which is another "Lightsaber" (of course) to add to their ever-growing collection .

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