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View Poll Results: Trek's Best BFFs
TOS - Kirk / Spock 17 39.53%
TNG - Data / Geordi 1 2.33%
DS9 - Bashir / O'Brien 24 55.81%
VOY - Paris / Kim 0 0%
ENT - Archer / Tucker 1 2.33%
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Old March 23 2013, 06:28 AM   #1
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Best Series Friendship

Ok, this has probably already been done, but it never hurts to revisit topics every once in a while

In all five series, which is the best friendship (of those listed that is)?
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Old March 23 2013, 06:37 AM   #2
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Re: Best Series Friendship

As much as I detest O'Brien I voted for the Bashir/O'Brien friendship because I do think it turned out the best, especially considering the rough start between the two men.
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Old March 23 2013, 07:03 AM   #3
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Re: Best Series Friendship

Absolutely Bashir and O'Brien.

I loved Kira and Jadzia too.
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Old March 23 2013, 07:06 AM   #4
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Re: Best Series Friendship

This will sound like a cliche', but you can't beat the Big Three: Kirk, Spock, and McCoy.

Those three would do anything for each other. They had their disagreements, but in the end, they were completely loyal. Even though Spock and McCoy had their "feud", when push came to shove, they were there for each other.
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Old March 23 2013, 07:12 AM   #5
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Have to go with O'Brien/Bashir.
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Old March 23 2013, 07:13 AM   #6
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O'Brian/Bashir
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Old March 23 2013, 09:40 AM   #7
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The Bashir/O'Brien friendship was the most real one.
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Old March 23 2013, 11:38 AM   #8
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Kirk/Spock followed by Sisko/Jadzia Dax.
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Old March 23 2013, 12:24 PM   #9
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A billion fanfic authors can't be wrong - it's Kirk and Spock.

(although the idea of them as lovers is one I could really do without)
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Old March 23 2013, 12:45 PM   #10
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All we ever saw Kirk and Spock doing was playing chess.

O'Brien and Bashir drank, fought the Alamo, played darts, discussed women..
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Old March 23 2013, 01:10 PM   #11
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Re: Best Series Friendship

teacake wrote: View Post
All we ever saw Kirk and Spock doing was playing chess.

O'Brien and Bashir drank, fought the Alamo, played darts, discussed women..
But Kirk and Spock were working with a huge culture gap and were friends. Bashir and O'Brien were from very similar cultures.
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Old March 23 2013, 01:17 PM   #12
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Re: Best Series Friendship

The Triad of Kirk, Spock and Bones, followed by Bashir and O'Brien. Honourable mention to Tom Paris and Harry Kim,
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Old March 23 2013, 02:08 PM   #13
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BillJ wrote: View Post
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All we ever saw Kirk and Spock doing was playing chess.

O'Brien and Bashir drank, fought the Alamo, played darts, discussed women..
But Kirk and Spock were working with a huge culture gap and were friends. Bashir and O'Brien were from very similar cultures.
Oh believe me I'm all for Kirk and Spock and their deep bond. I think it's a soulmate kind of thing that transcends regular friendships. But what we saw on screen of Bashir and O'Brien was the stuff of human friendships that most people desire. Buddies, comrades, confidants, playmates.. and good point that there would be less of those activities because of cultural differences with Kirk and Spock.
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Old March 23 2013, 04:51 PM   #14
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Bashir/O'Brien. Two complete opposites who find common ground in their situation. And they way it was written/acted, it seemed like a real friendship.
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Old March 23 2013, 05:03 PM   #15
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Bashir/O'Brien. I teared up during their little montage in the finale.
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