The newest LEGO Star Wars TV miniseries premieres tonight at 6:30pm on DisneyXD (check local listings, for example, on the West Coast feed it’s 9:30pm), this time focusing on R2 and 3PO as the Rosencrantz and Guildenstern of the Star Wars universe. LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales is a LEGO animated miniseries that retells the stories of the Star Wars universe in chronological order from Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace up through Star Wars Episode VII: Return of the Jedi, through the eyes of C-3PO and R2-D2. Rooted in the humor and excitement that can only be conveyed through the LEGO brick, the five-part, 22 min episode series is a great resource for fans, families and first-timers to catch up and gear up for the next movie!
Tonight’s episode’s synopsis… Following their victory celebration in the Ewok village on Endor, seen at the close of Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, C-3PO and R2-D2 have gathered to regale Luke, Leia, Han, Chewbacca and the other Rebels with the tales of their adventures that led to the events of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. An accidental kidnapping occurs while the droids are reminiscing and suddenly viewers are taken on a new adventure that leads to encounters with familiar faces and places that prompt the re-telling of the entire saga. The series offers all of the playful humor that viewers expect from LEGO Star Wars.