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"Hey! We don't serve their kind here!"
"Your droids. They'll have to wait outside. We don't want them here."
―Wuher and Luke Skywalker[src]

Wuher was a human male from Tatooine who worked as a bartender at Chalmun's Cantina.[2]

Wuher was an orphan, but worked his way off of Tatooine's streets by studying biochemistry such as that he was able to learn what types of drinks would go down well with various species. He strongly disliked droids and installed a droid detector in the cantina to keep them out.[source?] Despite this, Luke Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi entered with the droids C-3PO and R2-D2. Upon noticing their presence, he ordered that the droids would have to wait outside.[2]

Personality and traitsEdit

Wuher disliked the concept of slavery, feeling that nobody should have to be a slave. He himself could have had an easier time in his work at Chalmun's Cantina by purchasing slaves, but decided against it. He disliked bounty hunters for similar reasons, but could not refuse their patronage for fear of what it would do to his reputation. His abiding dislike of droids stemmed from the death of his parents at the hands of battle droids during the Clone Wars. He had great respect, however, for Jedi, who saved him from an entire battalion of droids. His nightly ritual was to go home and drink a glass of blue milk to settle his stomach.[3]

Behind the scenesEdit

Wuher was portrayed by British actor Ted Burnett in A New Hope.[2] However, his dialog was dubbed with the voice of another actor.[source?]

The character was known only as "The Bartender" at the time of the film's release, but the Star Wars Legends source Mos Eisley Adventure Set gave the character's name as "Cedo Partu." The character was later renamed as "Wuher."[4] The new name was later confirmed as part of the canon continuity established on April 25, 2014[5] in the reference book Ultimate Star Wars.[1]


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