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Before "The Mandalorian" I had not heard usage of the Mon-Calamari currency known as the Flan. I am curious if there is any information that this may be an easter egg from Favreau.

As Calamari is Fish and Flan is Pudding/Custard. I wonder if this is some vague homage to Doctor Who's "Fish Fingers and Custard". Now this is obviously reaching a little. But it's not unlike Favreau to sneak in a reference like this.

Has anyone seen an interview or know if Favreau has commented on this at all?

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    I think you're fishing for something that's not there... – Luciano Nov 26 '19 at 12:40
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    I'm looking, but can't find anything, but it is curious, since Matt Smith may or may not appear in episode IX... – Darth Locke Nov 26 '19 at 13:13
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    I like this. I think you are onto something. I don't watch the Doctor, but this seems plausible. – Jason P Sallinger Nov 26 '19 at 15:48
  • @Luciano Yeah, I doubt there's a good hook, too. – T.J.L. Nov 27 '19 at 16:10
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I doubt it.

It is only in the US, and Spanish-speaking countries, that flan means something similar to custard.

In Spanish-speaking countries and often in the United States, flan is crème caramel. This was originally a Spanish language usage, but the dish is now best known in North America in a Latin American context. Elsewhere, including in Britain, a flan is a type of tart somewhat like a quiche.

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