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Gene Roddenberry was a notable comedian.

In 2365, Data attempted to locate a comedian to help him better understand the concept of "what is funny?". Roddenberry was among the holodeck program files that were contained aboard the USS Enterprise-D. The program list code for this comedian was RB-43832. (TNG: "The Outrageous Okona", okudagram)

This character was only mentioned in writing.
This character was a reference to Gene Roddenberry. (Star Trek: The Next Generation Companion)
For the remastered version of the episode, Gene Roddenberry was replaced by David Grant.
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