Re: The Outrageous Okona
Given TNG's talk of the death of baseball and television, we can only suspect that comedy as we know it is also a lost art in the 24th century, relegated to old holodeck reruns. Jerry Lewis was pursued for the Piscopo role, but was committed to a film or something.
Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr. Howard: For Duty and Humanity!
--Men in Black, 1934.