Clyde Kusatsu Interview.
Clyde Kusatsu played Admiral Nakamura on three episodes of The Next Generation - "The Measure of a Man," "Phantasms," and "All Good Things..." He also has over 300 acting credits since the early 1970s, including Kung Fu, All in the Family, MAS*H, In the Line of Fire, America Pie, Boston Legal, and NCIS.
In this episode of Earl Grey, hosts Amy Nelson, Joe Keegan, and Justin Oser interview Clyde Kusatsu about his role as Admiral Nakamura in three episodes of The Next Generation. The discussion includes his experience starting out as an Asian-American actor in the 1960s and 1970s, what it was like playing an Admiral on some of the most important episodes in Star Trek, stories from his long acting career (including playing three different roles on MAS*H), and much more!
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Amy Nelson (Editor and Producer) Justin Oser (Producer) Tony Robinson (Producer) C Bryan Jones (Executive Producer) Matthew Rushing (Executive Producer) Ken Tripp (Executive Producer) Norman C. Lao (Associate Producer) Michael E Hueter (Associate Producer) Thomas Appel (Associate Producer) Justin Oser (Associate Producer) Chris Tribuzio (Associate Producer) Joe Keegan (Associate Producer) Jim McMahon (Associate Producer) Richard Marquez (Production Manager) Tony Robinson (Show Art)
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Jennifer Gatti Interview. We talk with the actor who played the half-Klingon, half-Romulan character of Ba'el in "Birthright, Part I" and "Birthright, Part II" on The Next Generation as well as Harry Kim's girlfriend, Libby, in the Voyager episode "Non Sequitur."
Science in TNG, Part 4. Discussion on the science in TNG season 7, including virtual reality, climate change, and robots.
Favorite Picard Inspirational Speeches. We discuss why our picks for Picard's inspirational speeches are meaningful to us and important to The Next Generation and its millions of fans.
Favorite Non-human Species in TNG. We discuss our picks for non-human species that are meaningful to us and important to The Next Generation.
Deleted Scenes, Part 3. Deleted scenes from The Next Generation season 4 episodes "Best of Both Worlds, Part II," "Family," "Brothers," "Final Mission," and "The Wounded."
Clyde Kusatsu Interview. We talk with the actor who played Admiral Nakamura on three episodes of The Next Generation - "The Measure of a Man," "Phantasms," and "All Good Things..."
The Power of Words in TNG. Each participant talk about their favorite uses of words, language, and communication on The Next Generation.
Undercover Missions in TNG. Each of the participants discuss various undercover missions in TNG.
TNG Episodes In The Alternate Realities Collective. Part 2 of a crossover with Standard Orbit on episodes with alternate realities - we discuss"Yesterday's Enterprise," "The Inner Light," "Frame of Mind," and "Parallels!"