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Sulu (Character)
from "Star Trek" (1966)

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Star Trek: Season 1: Episode 0 -- Captain Pike and his crew are lured to Talos IV by a race capable of creating powerful illusions.

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Biography:
George Takei recalled Gene Roddenberry wanted the character to represent all of Asia... See more »
Alternate Names:
Captain Hikaru Sulu / Captain Sulu / Female Sulu / Helm Officer Hikaru Sulu / Hikaru Sulu / Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu / Lt. Cmdr. Hikaru Sulu / Lt. Hikaru Sulu / Mr Sulu / Mr. Hikaru Sulu / Mr. Sulu / Mr. Sulu in Star Trek

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  1. Star Trek Beyond (2016) Played by John Cho
    ... aka "Star Trek 3" - USA (informal title)
  2. School Trek: Time for Yesterday (2015) Played by John Sawin

  3. "Star Trek Continues"
        - The White Iris (2015) TV episode, Played by Grant Imahara (as Lt. Hikaru Sulu)
        - Episode #1.5 (2015) TV episode, Played by Grant Imahara (as Lt. Hikaru Sulu)
        - Fairest of Them All (2014) TV episode, Played by Grant Imahara (as Lt. Hikaru Sulu)
        - Lolani (2014) TV episode, Played by Grant Imahara (as Lt. Hikaru Sulu)
        - Pilgrim of Eternity (2013) TV episode, Played by Grant Imahara (as Lt. Hikaru Sulu)
  4. Spoof Trek IV: The Parody Home (2015) Played by George M. O'Connor
  5. "Star Trek New Voyages: Phase II"
    ... aka "Star Trek: New Voyages" - USA (original title)
        - Mind-Sifter (2014) TV episode, Played by Shyaporn Theerakulstit (as Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu)
        - The Holiest Thing (2014) TV episode, Played by Meng Ai
        - The Child (2012) TV episode, Played by J.T. Tepnapa
        - Enemy: Starfleet! (2011) TV episode, Played by J.T. Tepnapa
        - World Enough and Time (2007) TV episode, Played by George Takei / John Lim
          (2 more)
  6. "The Red Shirt Diaries" Played by Matthew Leddy
        - The Naked Time (2014) TV episode, Played by Matthew Leddy
  7. School Trek: Balance of Terror (2014) Played by John Sawin
  8. "Robot Chicken"
        - Snarfer Image (2014) TV episode, Played by Seth Green (as Mr. Sulu)
        - Casablankman (2011) TV episode, Played by Seth Green (as Mr. Sulu)
  9. "Mad"
        - Star Blecch Into Dumbness/Stark Tank (2013) TV episode, Played by Eric Lopez (as Hikaru Sulu)
        - G.I. E.I. Joe/Dog with a Captain's Log (2013) TV episode, Played by Kevin Shinick (as Mr. Hikaru Sulu)
  10. Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) Played by John Cho
    ... aka "2" - USA (promotional title)
  11. School Trek: The Wrath of Kyle (2012) Played by John Sawin
  12. "How It Should Have Ended"
    ... aka "H.I.S.H.E." - USA (promotional abbreviation)
        - How Star Trek Should Have Ended - Deleted Scene (2012) TV episode, Played by Daniel Baxter
        - Star Trek (2010) TV episode, Played by Daniel Baxter
  13. "Epic Rap Battles of History"
        - Christopher Columbus vs. Captain Kirk (2011) TV episode, Played by Jonathan Na
  14. Billy Blackburn's Treasure Chest: Rare Home Movies and Special Memories (2011) (V) Played by George Takei
  15. Spacelift: Transporting Trek Into the 21st Century (2011) (V) Played by George Takei
  16. "The IT Crowd"
        - Reynholm vs Reynholm (2010) TV episode, Played by Gemma Chan (as Female Sulu)
  17. "Family Guy"
    ... aka "Padre de familia" - USA (Spanish title)
        - Extra Large Medium (2010) TV episode, Played by Seth MacFarlane (as Mr. Sulu)
        - Stewie Loves Lois (2006) TV episode, Played by Seth MacFarlane (as Mr Sulu)

  18. Star Trek (2009) Played by John Cho
    ... aka "Star Trek: The Future Begins" - International (English title) (alternative title), Malaysia (English title), USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Star Trek (IMAX DMR version)" - Hong Kong (English title) (IMAX version)
    ... aka "Star Trek: The IMAX Experience" - USA (IMAX version)
  19. "SouthTrek"
        - Logic Has Nothing to Do with It (2007) TV episode, Played by Bolude Fakuade
  20. Star Trek Versus Batman (2006) (V) Played by Apollo Bacala
    ... aka "Star Trek Vs Batman" - USA (alternative title)
  21. Bastards of Kirk (2006) (V) Played by Phil Hahn
    ... aka "Star Trek Fan Film: BOK" - Canada (English title)
  22. "Typisch '60"
        - 1966 (2004) TV episode, Played by George Takei (as Helm Officer Hikaru Sulu)
  23. To Boldly Go ... Season One (2004) (V) Played by George Takei
  24. Birth of a Timeless Legacy (2004) (V) Played by George Takei
  25. Sci Fi Visionaries (2004) (V) Played by George Takei
  26. Das Bully Spezial - Traumschiff (2002) (TV) Played by Rick Kavanian

  27. "The Simpsons"
        - Simpson Tide (1998) TV episode, Played by Hank Azaria (as Mr. Sulu)
        - Itchy & Scratchy: The Movie (1992) TV episode, Played by Hank Azaria
  28. Schattenspiele (1998) (V) Played by Thomas Shiozawa
  29. "Bullyparade" (1997) TV series Played by Rick Kavanian
  30. "Star Trek: Voyager"
    ... aka "Voyager" - USA (short title)
        - Flashback (1996) TV episode, Played by George Takei (as Captain Sulu)
  31. The Life of Larry (1995) Played by Seth MacFarlane
  32. "Saturday Night Live"
    ... aka "NBC's Saturday Night" - USA (complete title)
    ... aka "SNL" - USA (informal title)
    ... aka "SNL 25" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night" - USA (first season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live '80" - USA (sixth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 15" - USA (fifteenth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 20" - USA (twentieth season title)
    ... aka "Saturday Night Live 25" - USA (twentyfifth season title)
        - Patrick Stewart/Salt-N-Pepa (1994) TV episode, Played by Akira Yoshimura
        - William Shatner/Lone Justice (1986) TV episode, Played by Akira Yoshimura
        - Elliott Gould/Leon Redbone, Harlan Collins & Joyce Everson (1976) TV episode, Played by Akira Yoshimura
  33. Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991) Played by George Takei
    ... aka "Star Trek: The Undiscovered Country" - International (English title) (alternative title)
  34. Star Trek Adventure (1991) Played by George Takei
  35. "In Living Color"
        - The Wrath of Farrakhan (1990) TV episode, Played by Kipp Shiotani (as Mr. Sulu)

  36. Star Trek V: The Final Frontier (1989) Played by George Takei
    ... aka "Star Trek: The Final Frontier" - International (English title) (alternative title)
  37. Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home (1986) Played by George Takei
    ... aka "Star Trek: The Voyage Home" - International (English title) (alternative title)
  38. Star Trek III: The Search for Spock (1984) Played by George Takei
    ... aka "Star Trek: The Search for Spock" - USA (alternative title)
  39. Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (1982) Played by George Takei
    ... aka "Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan - The Director's Edition" - USA (director's cut)

  40. Star Trek: The Motion Picture (1979) Played by George Takei
    ... aka "Star Trek I: The Motion Picture" - USA (DVD box title)
    ... aka "Star Trek: The Motion Picture - The Director's Edition" - USA (DVD title)
  41. "Star Trek: The Animated Series"
    ... aka "Star Trek: TAS" - USA (promotional abbreviation)
    ... aka "Star Trek: The Animated Adventures" - USA (alternative title)
    ... aka "Star Trek: The Animated Series-The Animated Adventures of Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek" - USA (DVD box title)
    ... aka "The Animated Adventures of Gene Roddenberry's Star Trek" - USA (video box title)
        - The Counter-Clock Incident (1974) TV episode, Played by George Takei
        - Albatross (1974) TV episode, Played by George Takei
        - The Practical Joker (1974) TV episode, Played by George Takei
        - Bem (1974) TV episode, Played by George Takei
        - The Pirates of Orion (1974) TV episode, Played by George Takei
          (15 more)

  42. "Star Trek"
    ... aka "Star Trek: TOS" - USA (promotional abbreviation)
    ... aka "Star Trek: The Original Series" - USA (informal title)
        - Turnabout Intruder (1969) TV episode, Played by George Takei
        - The Savage Curtain (1969) TV episode, Played by George Takei
        - The Way to Eden (1969) TV episode, Played by George Takei
        - The Lights of Zetar (1969) TV episode, Played by George Takei
        - That Which Survives (1969) TV episode, Played by George Takei
          (47 more)
Video-game:
  1. Star Trek (2013) (VG) Played by John Cho

  2. Star Trek: Shattered Universe (2003) (VG) Played by George Takei (as Captain Hikaru Sulu)
  3. Star Trek: Starfleet Command: Volume II: Empires at War (2000) (VG) Played by George Takei (as Hikaru Sulu)

  4. Star Trek: Starfleet Command (1999) (VG) Played by George Takei (as Hikaru Sulu)
    ... aka "Star Trek: Starfleet Command: Gold Edition" - USA (longer version)
  5. Starfleet Academy: Chekov's Lost Missions (1998) (VG) Played by George Takei (as Hikaru Sulu)
  6. Star Trek: Captain's Chair (1997) (VG) Played by George Takei (as Hikaru Sulu)
  7. Star Trek: Starfleet Academy (1997) (VG) Played by George Takei (as Hikaru Sulu)
  8. Star Trek: Judgment Rites (1993) (VG) Played by George Takei (as Lt. Hikaru Sulu)
  9. Star Trek: 25th Anniversary Enhanced (1992) (VG) Played by George Takei (as Hikaru Sulu)
Archive Footage:
  1. "Chelsea Lately"
        - Episode #7.75 (2013) TV episode, Played by John Cho
        - Episode #7.74 (2013) TV episode, Played by John Cho
  2. Backyard Blockbusters (2012) Played by George Takei (as Hikaru Sulu)
  3. Road Trek 2011 (2012) Played by George Takei
  4. "Pioneers of Television"
        - Science Fiction (2011) TV episode, Played by George Takei (as Mr. Sulu in Star Trek)
  5. "Timeshift"
        - Parallel Worlds: A User's Guide (2006) TV episode, Played by George Takei
  6. "Video on Trial"
    ... aka "V.O.T." - Canada (English title) (short title)
        - Episode #2.8 (2006) TV episode, Played by George Takei
  7. Saturday Night Live: The Best of John Belushi (2005) (TV) Played by Akira Yoshimura (as Mr. Sulu)
  8. Ultimate Trek: Star Trek's Greatest Moments (1999) (TV) Played by George Takei (as Lt. Hikaru Sulu)
  9. Saturday Night Live: The Best of Phil Hartman (1998) (TV) Played by Akira Yoshimura (as Mr. Sulu)
  10. Inside Star Trek: The Real Story (1998) (V) Played by George Takei (as Mr. Sulu)
  11. "Showbiz Today"
        - Episode dated 1 May 1991 (1991) TV episode, Played by George Takei
  12. Saturday Night Live: 15th Anniversary (1989) (TV) Played by Akira Yoshimura
  13. The Best of John Belushi (1985) (V) Played by Akira Yoshimura (as Mr. Sulu)
  14. Leonard Nimoy: Star Trek Memories (1983) (TV) Played by George Takei (as Lieutenant Hikaru Sulu)

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Fun Stuff

Quotes:
From Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country (1991)
Excelsior Officer: [checking the scanners] I've confirmed the location of Praxis, but...
Captain Hikaru Sulu: What is it?
Excelsior Officer: [turning to face Sulu] I cannot confirm the existence of Praxis!
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