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spaced outlondonbard wrote
on February 25th, 2013 at 07:51 am

I'm not really into Star Wars, you've now made me wonder whether Threepio was a caricatured allegory about stereotypes and the connection/lack of connection between "gender-appropriate behaviour" and sexual preference.

Some of "his" characteristics could be labelled effeminate - but then "he" isn't a male.

Threepio is very like a parody of the character-type that the British used to label "A bit of an old maid" - but he's not an aging spinster or "confirmed batchelor" either. He's an It.

Do the films ever show other robots of that type? I'm wondering if they are all the same - and whether the films ever show the designer?

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