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Old June 23 2013, 01:17 AM   #4
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Re: Trek trivia detail items -- do you know these?

Christopher wrote: View Post
And this isn't TOS, but the name William Riker probably comes from William Rice, the lead character of Roddenberry's first series The Lieutenant.
I always thought it was just a twist on Willard Decker from TMP. The whole Riker/Troi romance scene where they first meet and then mention "not being able to say goodbye" was very similar to the Decker/Ilia scene.
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