R. Star wrote:
And yes, that's another reason I think Janeway's real bipolar... one week she's cracking witty remarks for humor... the next week she's going bonkers and torturing a member of Starfleet.
That's why I relate so well to her.
My favorite laugh out loud moment in Trek history is Damar's quip to Weyoun's latest clone... "Maybe you should talk to Worf again!"
And how much it amuses him when he says it
DS9 had the advantage of so many non-humans in the cast, no pressure to make them evolved above such things. More natural writing.