- Luke cleans the droids while C-3PO makes the introductions.
- Trying to remove something jammed inside R2, Luke accidently starts a holographic message from Princess Leia.
- The message repeats, "Help me, Obi-Wan Kenobi. You're my only hope."
- R2 says the message is a private message for his master, Obi-Wan, but C-3PO contends he doesn't know what the little droid means.
- Luke wonders if he means Old Ben Kenobi, a hermit living beyond the Dune Sea.
- Luke removes the restraining bolt from R2 so he can hear the entire message, but the little droid turns off the hologram instead.
- Aunt Beru calls Luke to dinner before he can press the matter any further.