On the barren desert world of Jakku, brave astro-droid BB-8 is beset by a swarm of menacing giant canids... Okay no, the editors at Vanity Fair decided to see how a quartet of cute li’l doggies would react to Sphero’s new remote control BB-8 toy. The results are predictably adorable, and don’t end in tragedy, like that one time my bichon frisé got ahold of my roommate’s Furby and reduced it to its T-800-like endoskeleton.

In related news, I think I need one of these things. And I almost never buy toys...