Galaxy's Edge Trading Outpost 3 3/4-Inch Action Figure - Target Exclusive
Item No.: Asst. E9916 No. E9930
Includes: Blue body, white and red head BB9 buddy
Action Feature: n/a
Availability: August 2020
Appearances: Galaxy's Edge
Bio: Collect stylized droids! (From the packaging. There is no bio.)
Image: Adam's photo lab.
Availability: Click here to buy it at Amazon now!
Commentary: This nameless BB-8 chassis BB Unit is a real charmer. He's got a white body with red and black markings. "This looks familiar," I thought. My wife said "Isn't that the design on a German plane in WWI?" And indeed she was right - it's very close to the coloring of the Red Baron, only with a little less red. I assume that means we should assume this is a First Order droid, or an oversight.
Nameless Red Baron BB-8 redeco has a "barbell" piece between the head and body, giving him technically 2 points of articulation. The ball has a flat bottom to keep it upright - the droid isn't weighted like Disney's droids, so you just need to put it down in the right position so it doesn't flop over. It's a redeco of The Last Jedi BB-8 [FOTD #2,448] mold from 2017 (reissued in 2018), so it's sturdy and fits in the Vintage Poe Dameron X-Wing Fighter you probably skipped. It's really cool and brings a lot of color to the generally drab and dull sequel figure line.
Collector's Notes: I got mine from Target.
Day 2,733: October 7, 2020