Was Rex dumb or just hard of hearing?

Sometimes you have your mind blown when something you have always taken to be factual is suddenly thrown into question.  Today I was astounded when I ran across this silly photo that was sent to me by a friend

All this time, I assumed that Rex, officially known as RX-24, was just being an idiot like he was programmed to be (remember, he is defective as we now know from the Star Tours 2 queue).  

However, it turns out that Rex actually mishears the orders for Red 24 to follow the Red Leader into the Death Star trench run because Red 24 sounds like RX-24.

So the real question is was Rex following them in because he heard his name?  Or was Rex simply being Rex and being an insane Pee Wee Herman inspired droid?

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