Starwars.com interviews the mythbuster guys. Warning: completely out of control, no holds barred, top of the line nerd talk here.
“To tell you the truth, I think Jamie and Adam are already aliens,” Belleci laughs. “I think it’s obvious to anyone who watches the show that Adam has the perfect personality for a protocol droid (gregarious, funny, fussy, easily flustered) and Jamie is well suited as an astromech droid (stoic, loyal, stubborn),” Imahara adds. “Put the two together and hilarity ensues.” Savage says about his co-host, “Jamie would look right at home in the Mos Eisley Cantina.”