Mandalorian Fan Concept Is aware of Who Saved Child Grogu from Order 66?

A new fan theory could show who could save Grogu from Order 66. The Mandalorian Season 2 has just ended and there are still a ton of questions surrounding the little guy that Star Wars fans hope will be investigated in the future. However, the biggest question right now seems to revolve around how Grogu got out of the Jedi Temple on Coruscant during Order 66 SPOILER For Mandalorian Season 2, read below at your own risk.

In the season two finale of The Mandalorian, fans were treated to the return of two iconic Star Wars characters: Luke Skywalker and R2-D2. Luke came to get Grogu from Din Djarin and give him proper Jedi training, though the little guy was a little apprehensive about leaving with his new master for a moment. That changed when he saw R2-D2 emerge. Grogu perked up immediately, and the astromech droid was very excited to see him. Could R2-D2 be the one who saved Grogu from Order 66?

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It appears the two had an immediate bond when they met at the end of season 2 of The Mandalorian. R2-D2 could very well have saved Baby Grogu, although it's not clear how exactly the droid could have pulled it out. R2 left the ship when Anakin stormed the steps of the Jedi Temple. So it is possible that he had a stowaway with him during this time and possibly saved a life. It's possible R2 knew how powerful Grogu actually was, which made him a priority.

Given that Order 66 takes place about 30 years before The Mandalorian, one would assume that Grogu was much smaller at the time than it is today. It is possible that it fit in the palm of your hand or in R2-D2 for safe keeping. With all that said, Grogu is still a kid at this point and may have seen all of the droid's lights and got excited as most kids do when they first see R2-D2. Even adults are freaking out about the droid so that whole theory could be thrown out the window.

How excited R2-D2 was when he saw Grogu might very well have been due to his resemblance to Yoda. At the moment it's unclear why the two were so excited to see each other, but it could very well be that they knew each other for a bit of time 30 years ago. Hopefully Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni plan to give us some answers in the near future. Maybe the duo will get their own series, as Disney + seems to be putting on a new show for pretty much everything Star Wars related. This theory comes from TikTok user Darth Jar Jar.

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