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Old August 19 2013, 06:56 PM   #66
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Re: What do we know about the years between ST5 and ST6?

King Daniel Into Darkness wrote: View Post
I read somewhere that Uhura'a linguistic skills were added to the character for the aborted Phase II television series, and it's something Nichelle talked about at conventions - hence it's inclusion in several novels (IIRC, she even spoke perfect Klingon in one of Diane Duane's!)

I guess, like McCoy's divorce backstory, it's one of those little pseudo-canon tidbits that never fully materialized until the reboot.
And indeed, Uhura's first name.
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