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Katharyn Powers is a television writer who worked on TNG: "Code of Honor" and DS9: "Past Prologue". Later in her career, Powers wrote almost a dozen episodes of the television incarnation of Stargate SG-1 and worked as a story consultant on a few others.
She has also worked on Fantasy Island, Kung Fu, Fantastic Journey (which starred Ike Eisenman) and Airwolf. She has also written several made-for-TV movies.