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Old September 9 2012, 06:10 AM   #46
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Re: SF/F Characters with Disabilities

Logan Cale (Eyes Only) from Dark Angel is in a wheel chair.
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Old September 9 2012, 06:16 AM   #47
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Is that the character played by the actor who plays Dinozzo on NCIS?
I've been meaning to check out DA for ages, but haven't gotten around to it yet.
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Old September 9 2012, 06:35 AM   #48
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Is that the character played by the actor who plays Dinozzo on NCIS?
I've been meaning to check out DA for ages, but haven't gotten around to it yet.
yes and it's a good show especially season one.
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Old September 9 2012, 06:39 AM   #49
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Yep that's him. I haven't seen Dark Angel in years but I'm often reminded of it when more current shows seem to have similar plots (Sanctuary for one). Dark Angel also had Nana Visitor in it and John Savage who played Ransome in VOY's Equinox. Savage was particularly good in Dark Angel.
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Old September 9 2012, 09:44 AM   #50
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Worf in Ethics.

That DS9 episode with the woman with the zero G quarters was Melora.
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Old September 9 2012, 02:44 PM   #51
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Are a lot of these characters really disabled though?
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^A lot of modern day people with missing limbs can function now with artificial limbs, but they are still considered disabled.
That's true, but I beleive Leroy has a point. If artificial body parts worked just as well or even better than normal ones, they may not be seen as a disability. In the cases of some of these characters the cybernetics was a conscious upgrade, they're only disabled in the sense they've replaced some of their biological body with superior mechanical equivalents.
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Old September 9 2012, 06:30 PM   #52
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Travis from Blake's Seven lost an eye, which I guess makes him partially sighted, and an arm.
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Old September 10 2012, 12:23 AM   #53
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Jet Black from Cowboy Bebop. And Spike has an artificial eye, doesn't he?
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Old September 10 2012, 12:40 AM   #54
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Bruce Wayne is clearly an insane individual. Does that count? :P
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Old September 10 2012, 05:07 AM   #55
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Felix Gaeta losses a leg on BSG, Saul Tigh an eye. Xander loses an eye on Buffy.
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Old September 12 2012, 09:40 PM   #56
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Elric Of Melnibone'
Ah. And Thomas Covenant.
And I would add Corum, as well as Frodo Baggins

On the lighter side there is Pete White and Billy Quizboy from the Venture Brothers. A show that also gives us Jonas Venture Jr, and Phantom Limb.
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Old September 12 2012, 10:44 PM   #57
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Other Astrid from Fringe is medium-function autistic.
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Old September 13 2012, 08:44 PM   #58
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Felix Gaeta losses a leg on BSG, Saul Tigh an eye. Xander loses an eye on Buffy.
Alex Krycek lost an arm in season 4 of The X-Files.

Also, out of the one-shot characters, the blind girl played by Lily Taylor in the episode Mind's Eye (another disabled character with a special power - she saw the world through someone else's eyes, literally).
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Old September 13 2012, 09:52 PM   #59
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With my mentions from the Venture Brothers above I cannot believe I forgot to mention Molotov Cocktease.
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Old September 13 2012, 10:08 PM   #60
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Lenny Nero from Strange Days needed psychiatric help. If I remember correctly, Lenny's contact dealing SQUID tapes had no legs and often chose tapes where he could walk.
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