Tricia Tanaka

{{Infobox Character
=Tricia Tanaka
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={{ep}}
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=Tricia Tanaka
=Deceased
=2004
=Crushed by a Meteorite
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=Los Angeles, California, USA
=News reporter
=Covered Hurley's lotto win
=Sung Hi Lee
}}

'''Tricia Tanaka''' was a newswoman from Action 8 News. She reported on Hurley's winning of the lottery, and his subsequent reopening of Mr. Cluck's Chicken Shack.{{I=800px-Meteroid_Clucks.jpg=200=left=The destruction of Mr. Cluck's.}}Tanaka interviewed Hurley in front of Mr. Cluck's, but quickly cut the interview short after Hurley started talking about his bad luck. After Tanaka and her Camera man went inside Mr. Cluck's to shoot additional footage, a meteorite crashed into and destroyed Mr. 
Cluck’s, killing Tricia Tanaka and the cameraman.


== Trivia ==
* Her name is very similar to ''WikipediaFamily Guy'''s "Asian Reporter WikipediaTricia Takanawa", who was killed and eaten by news anchors Tom Tucker and Diane Simmons in an episode of the show revealed to be a dream.
* Tricia Tanaka is also the name of the http//www.niseiweek.org/gallery_pastqueens.html 2000 winner of the http//www.niseiweek.org/ Nisei week pageant in Los Angeles.
* Tanaka is the 4th most popular surname in Japan, based on the Japanese Census in 1996.
* She is one of three non-main characters to have their name in an episode title. The others are Dave and Ji Yeon Kwon.


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