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Old January 20 2013, 04:13 AM   #1
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Traveler vs. Q

Who is taller between the Traveler and the main Q?

Other than the James Worthy Klingon and certain Angosians, is the above answer the tallest character to appear in the TNG episodes?
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Old January 20 2013, 04:22 AM   #2
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Re: Traveler vs. Q

John de Lancie is 6'4" according to IMDB, same as Frakes.

There's no biographical data for Eric Menyuk, so use Riker as the yardstick.

James Cromwell at 6'7", but you've already excluded him.

Carel Struycken, 7 feet.

Tiny Ron, at 7 feet, may be the tallest on DS9.
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Old January 20 2013, 04:46 AM   #3
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I forgot about Mr. Homn. And I'm pretty sure the Traveler is taller than Riker, so unless he's wearing lifts in his shoes, then he's also taller than Q.
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Old January 20 2013, 04:52 AM   #4
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The late Kevin Peter Hall may have been the tallest professional actor at 7'2".

Are you recruiting a TNG basketball team?
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Old January 22 2013, 04:19 AM   #5
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The late Kevin Peter Hall may have been the tallest professional actor at 7'2".

Are you recruiting a TNG basketball team?
Not sure who Kevin Peter Hall is. Good idea. I'll probably bring in Q off the bench and let him bomb in three pointers from another galaxy.
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Old January 22 2013, 07:00 AM   #6
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Hall had the title role in Schwarzenegger's Predator, and played the Bigfoot in Harry and the Hendersons. He shows up in TNG's "The Price".

http://en.memory-alpha.org/wiki/Kevin_Peter_Hall
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Old January 22 2013, 11:12 PM   #7
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Bigger isn't better. Q vs the Traveler pretty much proves this.
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Old January 22 2013, 11:28 PM   #8
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And I'm pretty sure the Traveler is taller than Riker, so unless he's wearing lifts in his shoes, then he's also taller than Q.
Eric Menyuk is an attorney now, and has a website for his practice. You could send him a fan letter and ask.
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Old January 23 2013, 12:28 PM   #9
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And I'm pretty sure the Traveler is taller than Riker, so unless he's wearing lifts in his shoes, then he's also taller than Q.
Eric Menyuk is an attorney now, and has a website for his practice. You could send him a fan letter and ask.
Maybe I will. I doubt he'd answer such a question, though. I do remember the guy from "The Price" now.

I can't recall the alien's name, though.
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Old January 23 2013, 07:58 PM   #10
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It was in that link I gave you.
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Old January 24 2013, 05:04 AM   #11
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I forgot about Mr. Homn.
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Old January 24 2013, 05:12 AM   #12
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You were great in Witches of Eastwick, Mr. Homn.
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Old January 25 2013, 01:04 AM   #13
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I forgot about Mr. Homn.
I'm sorry, but maybe if you talked more you'd be easier to remember!
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Old January 25 2013, 02:06 AM   #14
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Captain McBain wrote: View Post
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I forgot about Mr. Homn.
I'm sorry, but maybe if you talked more you'd be easier to remember!
Dude, how can you forget the guy who can chug a whole bottle of booze in one gulp?
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Old January 25 2013, 07:17 PM   #15
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I'm sorry, but maybe if you talked more you'd be easier to remember!
Dude, how can you forget the guy who can chug a whole bottle of booze in one gulp?
Scotty would have his hands full trying to best Mr. Homn in a drinking contest.
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