Because - would you believe it - George Lucas actually got his inspiration for the Star Wars films when he walked past the Mustard Seed - or so it is said.
You may remember the day.
(It was May the 4th).
The unbelievably rare mu-star had just been discovered a couple of light minutes beyond Pluto, and the Sun headline that day read:
Hey - let's not get hung up about the spelling issues - we know what they meant.
Anyway - this must have been on George's mind when he looked in the window and saw:
He thought to himself: "Wow! Those light sabers are fantastic.... You could save the world with those..... " .
George - you're absolutely right.