“Because it’s Mississippi and it sounds like he’s Arab?”
“No, because of a little thing called ‘copyright.’ There’s no way Lucasfilm would agree to grant the rights.”
“Well, maybe George Lucas will be nice. But then there’d still be the problem that it sounds like he’s Arab.”
“I would think the fact that Ackbar is essentially a fish-man* would put a stop to that. Unless people think that Arabs ARE fish-men, in which case we have a much bigger problem than I thought.”
* Yes, yes, I know: Admiral Ackbar is a Mon Calamari and, therefore, is more of a squid-man. Seriously, give me a break.