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A Mandalorian Walks Into A Bar - Reddit Caught That Callback In The Mandalorian Season 3 Trailer

2023 finally marks the return of everyone's favorite bounty hunter to a galaxy far, far away, with "The Mandalorian" Season 3 hitting Disney+ in just a couple of months. Last night, Lucasfilm dropped the highly-anticipated trailer, giving fans a quick look at what's next for Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal) and Grogu.

From the looks of things, "The Mandalorian" is taking the audience on a trip to Mandalore, the home planet of the Mandalorians. Fans of Lucasfilm's live-action projects may not be familiar with the Mandalore, although it's popped up in conversation a few times in the hit Disney+ series. To make a long story short, the Armorer (Emily Swallow) kicked Din Djarin out of their helmet-loving creed for taking his helmet off and revealing his face to others. To repent, he must travel to the living waters beneath the mines of Mandalore, which the planet's civil war allegedly destroyed. Along the way, The Mandalorian again runs into Bo-Katan Kryze (Katee Sackhoff), who's continuing her journey to claim the throne of Mandalore. It seems inevitable that Din, the wielder of the Darksaber, will get swept into all of the drama happening on Mandalore.

In typical "Star Wars" fashion, "The Mandalorian" Season 3 trailer includes plenty of small details you may have missed, including an IG-11 statue and a possible return to Coruscant. However, what really got fans talking was a quick look at a bar filled with droids, as it's potentially a sneaky callback to an iconic "Star Wars" scene.

We don't serve their kind here

At this point, fans know that Jon Favreau and company aren't ones to shy away from referencing previous "Star Wars" movies and shows, and that trend looks to continue in "The Mandalorian" Season 3.

Around the 1:15 mark of the trailer, The Mandalorian seems to enter a not-so-friendly bar filled with droids. After the droid bartender shows off a neat and possibly threatening trick it can do with electricity, we get a shoot of the droid-filled cantina. From the looks of things, these droids aren't very welcoming to newcomers in their place of residence. In fact, the entire scene gives off a very "only droids allowed" vibe. We're not sure what Mando's up to there, but hopefully, he doesn't overstay his welcome.

The scene seems like a fun but sneaky callback to one of the most iconic scenes in "Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope," but with a twist. In "Episode IV," Luke's (Mark Hamill) adventure brings him to a Mos Eisley cantina, as he and Obi-Wan (Alec Guinness) try to find passage off-world. As the young Jedi enters the bar with his newfound droids, C-3PO (Anthony Daniels) and R2-D2 (Kenny Baker), the grizzled bartender shouts, "Hey, we don't serve their kind here," pointing at the droids and forcing them to wait outside.

In "The Mandalorian" Season 3, it looks like droids finally had enough of their discrimination, choosing to make a cantina of their own. The scene features many models of droids, including R2 units and B1 battle droids, and "Star Wars" fans can't contain their excitement.

Star Wars fans love their droids

Following the premiere of "The Mandalorian" Season 3 trailer, "Star Wars" fans quickly took to Reddit to discuss all the tidbits and Easter eggs they could find. User u/drod2015 pointed out the droid cantina's reference to "Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope," saying, "That's totally a droid bar where humanoids aren't allowed, and all the droids are staring Mando down for entering, reversal from the ANH Cantina." U/Hearderofnerf said they love how the tables have turned, and the droids' decision to make a bar for themselves is poetic. With how much "The Mandalorian" likes to use Tatooine, u/_mad_adams pointed out that the bar could easily be the same one featured in "A New Hope," which would seriously make things come full circle.

Other "Star Wars" fans were giddy about the scene's inclusion of B1 battle droids, which Lucasfilm hasn't featured in live-action since "Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith." User u/Egonheart123 was quick to claim victory, stating, "Ladies... we have B1's seemingly socializing in a droid bar. We won." U/Edok67 said they hope the droids are part of the Droid Gorta, a group of battle droids-turned-activists that fought for droid rights. Meanwhile, u/Rosebunse is just happy for the droids, who have likely been through a lot: "I'm happy some of these guys just get to hang out in a nice bar and have a nice time."

Needless to say, "Star Wars" fans are ecstatic to get more of the prequels and Original Trilogy in "The Mandalorian," like u/kkachi95, who simply stated, "The 'Star Wars' universe has officially peaked."