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Peli Motto


Peli Motto is a character introduced in the live-action Disney++ Star Wars series, "The Mandalorian." Played by actress Amy Sedaris, Peli Motto is the proprietor of a Mos Eisley Cantina on the desert planet of Tatooine. Portrayed as a shrewd and pragmatic individual, she's experienced in both starship repair and droid technology, providing key mechanical support for the show's protagonist several times throughout the first and second seasons.

In "The Mandalorian," Peli Motto first appears midway in the first season, specifically in the episode titled "The Gunslinger." In this episode, the Mandalorian's ship, Razor Crest, is damaged in a dogfight leaving him stranded on Tatooine. He entrusts the ship’s repair to Peli Motto and her pit droids; although she threatened to dismantle Razor Crest if the Mandalorian is unable to pay for the services, she ultimately takes care of the ship and defends it.

Peli Motto's character is also known for her warm interaction with Grogu, also known as "The Child" or "Baby Yoda." When the Mandalorian first leaves Grogu under her care, she forms a quickly apparent fondness toward the creature. Her character, though primarily involved in technical duties throughout the series, adds a touch of humor and humanity to the show, making her a memorable and adored character among the fans.

Outside of "The Mandalorian," Peli Motto is also featured in other Star Wars media. For instance, she appeared in the 2020 reference book "Star Wars: The Mandalorian: The Ultimate Visual Guide" and the 2021 junior novel "A Clan of Two," further expanding her character's role in the Star Wars universe.

Peli Motto is a standout character in "The Mandalorian" for her wit, skills, and unique relationship with both the Mandalorian and Grogu. Despite not being a main character, her impact on the storyline is significant and leaves viewers with several appearances that irrefutably add depth to the narrative.

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