One interesting thing I forgot to mention about the Don Bies interview here at Star Wars Weekends. The hosts asked him if there were any R2-D2 scenes cut from the film that he missed. He said there wasn’t anything with R2 in it, but there was a scene in the elevator where Anakin and Obi-Wan were arguing about how to translate what R2 was beeping.
Artoo: Beep deep beep da whoop. Beep.
Anakin: Okay, he says he can do it.
Obi-Wan: Wait, I thought one beep was no.
Anakin: No, it’s yes.
Something like that. Very cute, totally cuttable. A neat little exchange we might get to see on the DVD.