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- "Can you take me up the river?"
"No, I'm sorry. While this is the finest Naboo fishin' rig ever built, today we're grounded."
"Why are you moored here?"
"Ah, the explosions have scared the fish away. It's a shame."
"That's most unfortunate. Why are you still standing here?"
"Well, the river is my home and the droids don't bother me here."
- ―Kenobi and the fisherman
A Human male fisherman ran a boat the Solleu River, in the city of Theed on Naboo. During the Invasion of Naboo in 32 BBY, he met Padawan Obi-Wan Kenobi, who held a conversation with the fisherman before continuing his mission. The fisherman was later killed.
During the reign of Queen Padmé Amidala, a red-haired Human male fisherman considered the Solleu River to be his home. The river ran through the capital city of the planet Naboo, Theed. He operated what he called the "finest Naboo fishing rig ever built." In the year 32 BBY, the Trade Federation's droid army invaded Theed. Although the battle droids left the fisherman alone, the explosions during the invasion scared the fish away, leaving the man with nothing to do. During the battle, the Jedi Padawan Obi-Wan Kenobi, while escorting the Queen of Naboo during her escape from the planet, attempted to cross the river in order the reach a set of bridge controls. He jumped into the fisherman's boat to cross the river and held a short conversation with him before continuing.
Behind the scenesEdit
- "Isn't there a vast, deadly waterfall at the end of this river?"
"Now what kind of question is that? Why don't you jump in and find out!"
- ―Kenobi and the fisherman in one of the dialogue options
This fisherman appears in Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace video game, the 1999 video game adaptation of the Episode I movie. The player, taking the role of Kenobi, may meet this fisherman and hold a conversation with him during the course of the game's fifth mission, although it has no effect on the game. Bill Martin voices "Fisherman."
- Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace video game (First appearance)