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Old August 27 2013, 07:07 PM   #26
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Re: Why wasn't Worf in Code of Honor?

Hober Mallow wrote: View Post
And, yes, a planet of black people in which the leader can't help himself from kidnapping a blonde woman does indeed strike me as racist.
But the action, in and of itself, wasn't really racist. He was enamored by Yar but was using her to off his wife.

Keith DeCandido (Trek author) watched "Code of Honor" for in May 2011. He thought the episode was riddled with clichés, and says that the episode only seems racist because of the casting even though the script didn't call for it. "If the Ligonians had been played by white people, none of the dialogue would change, and nobody would call it racist".
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