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Diane Overdiek was a notable comedian.

In 2365, Data attempted to located a comedian to help him better understand the concept of "what is funny?". Overdiek was among the holodeck program files that were contained aboard the USS Enterprise-D. The program code list for this comedian was EN-54395. (TNG: "The Outrageous Okona", okudagram)

Background information

This character was only mentioned in writing.

Diane Overdiek was mentioned in the biofilter analysis in "Shades of Gray". The analysis was a copy of a list of comedians first seen in "The Outrageous Okona".

This character was named after production coordinator Diane Overdiek. (Star Trek: The Next Generation Companion)

For the remastered version of the episode, Diane Overdiek was replaced by Steve Wiener.

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