Rebels Recon #2.18: Inside “The Forgotten Droid”

    In this installment of Rebels Recon, StarWars.com goes inside the episode “The Forgotten Droid,” with cast and creator interviews and more.

    In “The Forgotten Droid,” we learn there’s a bit more to Chopper than we’ve learned so far. “Chopper was a navigational astromech on a y-wing and he actually crashed right outside Hera’s front door,” co-executive producer Henry Gilroy explains.

    Chopper meets a friend in Imperial inventory droid, AP-5, a fellow Clone Wars hero. Though a new droid design to Rebels, art director Kilian Plunkett explains the design’s origins. “AP-5, his model, was in Episode IV. He’s a Death Star droid. But i think he needed to feel a little more unique and special.”

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