Star Trek: Hard-working man of mixed race perseveres in the face of his coworkers' bigotry and mocking.
The Next Generation: Frenchman embarassed by his heritage fakes a British accent and clings to stereotypical British hobbies to fit in.
Deep Space Nine: Mentally unstable sci-fi writer inserts a messianic Mary Sue into Star Trek.
Voyager: Woman starship captain wrecks ship and strands crew moments after leaving space dock. Immediately turns to male starship captain for assistance.