C-3PO is a humanoid protocol droid in the Star Wars universe. His nickname is Threepio.

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If C3PO is a protocol droid, why is he so annoying?

Anybody who's worked in the US foreign service can tell you that people in charge of protocol are often very polite, very considerate, and very attentive to how their actions and words come across to ...
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What is C-3PO's allegiance at the start of Rebels?

In C-3PO's first appearance on Star Wars Rebels, he initially appears to be a true blue Imperial while R2-D2 is in on Bail Organa's Rebel activities. C-3PO even sent a distress signal to the Empire ...
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What was C-3PO talking about when he said, “That’s funny, the damage doesn’t look as bad from out here.”

NOTE: Specifically looking for some in-universe explanation; canonical or “legends” is fine. Lots of discussion of this specific line exists online, but nothing seems to go past idle “armchair ...
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Does C-3PO ever link Luke to Anakin?

As we see in the Phantom Menace, it was Anakin Skywalker who first built C-3PO during his youth on Tattooine. Years later in A New Hope, Threepio (with Artoo) finds himself back on Tatooine and end up ...
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How did C-3PO's golden arm get to Maz Kanata? [closed]

As a follow up question to this one How did his golden arm get to Takodana in the first place? Is there official canon info (comics, novels, TV series) on this issue?
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Why did C-3PO not have a red arm at the end of The Force Awakens?

Towards the end of the movie, as the crew of the Falcon are taking off to follow the map, the Resistance gathers to wave goodbye. Taking the image from this question: While this image doesn't show ...
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Is it C-3PO or C-3P0?

A lot of people will interchange an "o" for a zero when speaking them aloud, like with phone numbers and postal codes, so I'm thinking this is the same here, but with nicknames like "threepio", I'm ...
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Why didn't R2-D2 and/or C-3PO spill the beans?

In the prequels we see that both C3PO and R2D2 are Anakin's droids and they clearly both know that he's gone over to the dark side. I would like to know an in-universe answer for the question; Why ...
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Why doesn't Darth Vader recognize C-3PO?

Similar to this question: Why doesn't Owen Lars recognize C-3PO during ANH? There are a couple of occasions during the original trilogy (Episodes IV, V, VI) where Darth Vader and C-3PO encounter one ...