FX-7 (Medical Droid)
Date Stamp: 1980
The Empire Strikes Back
Return of the Jedi
Assortment No. : 39730
Weapons and Accessories:
Point of Interest:
This figure fist appeared on The Empire Strikes Back 31 back card. This figure was referred to as FX-7 (Medical Droid) only on The Empire Strikes Back cards. It was simply called FX-7 on Return of The Jedi and Tri-Logo cards.
Comments: This figure presents a riddle: What has nine arms, but only eleven fingers and eight elbows; one eye; a telescoping neck; and surprisingly, one leg to stand on? If you said “FX-7 (Medical Droid)” then you’re king (queen, or what have you) for a day. If you said “my crazy Aunt Ginny from Beaumont, Alberta”, it’s time to get an eye exam or a better family. What ever your story is, here's your chance to waste a good chunk of your day looking at one of the coolest action figures Kenner ever produced.
Major Variations: Though all vintage figures have minor variations, FX-7 (Medical Droid) had one variation worth noting. The figure was produced with two similar yet different head moulds. Both featured the same style of detailing, but the order of the details does not match in their placement on the figure’s head.
Text & Photography by D. Martin Myatt.
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