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4224Re: Kuroda's first name

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  • Keith
    Jan 1, 2007
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      I don't think you could do much better than "Byron Kuroda."

      --- In probe_control@yahoogroups.com, "Robert J. Sawyer"
      <robertjsawyer@...> wrote:
      >
      > Is there any canonical (on-air) reference to the first name of the
      > character Kuroda (the Probe Control technician played by Byron Chung)?
      >
      > The pilot script gives his full name as "Shu Shu Kuroda," as you can
      > see here:
      >
      > http://probecontrol.com/Scripts/Probe.txt
      >
      > But that name wasn't actually used in the pilot as aired. We learned
      > so little about the Probe Control staff (although we did glean a
      > little about Cameron and Gloria) that I doubt we ever did hear
      > Kuroda's first name, but if we did, I'm sure someone here will remember.
      >
      > (By the way, the same pilot script tells us that Carlos is that
      > character's FIRST name; his last name is given as Lobos; Keach gets no
      > first name, nor does Griffin, although he's called "Dr. Griffin" by
      > Lockwood at one point.)
      >
      > I'm curious because I'm naming a computer-imaging specialist in the
      > novel I'm currently writing "Kuroda," in homage to SEARCH, and if
      > there was a first name used in one of the episodes, I might use it.
      >
      > Many thanks!
      >
      > Rob
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