RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 148,500
Posts: 5,883,157
Members: 26,329
Currently online: 552
Newest member: MightyEskimo

TrekToday headlines

Star Trek Mega Bloks
By: T'Bonz on Oct 8

Quinto To Receive Award
By: T'Bonz on Oct 8

Shatner Twits Salmond
By: T'Bonz on Oct 7

Star Trek Beyond Poster
By: T'Bonz on Oct 7

Two New Official Starships Collection Ships
By: T'Bonz on Oct 6

Klingon Bathrobe
By: T'Bonz on Oct 6

Koenig Humbled By Trek
By: T'Bonz on Oct 6

The Red Shirt Diaries: Balance of Terror
By: T'Bonz on Oct 5

Salmond: Not Kirk
By: T'Bonz on Oct 5

Star Trek Beyond Dubai Filming
By: T'Bonz on Oct 5

Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.

Go Back   The Trek BBS > Welcome to the Trek BBS! > General Trek Discussion

General Trek Discussion Trek TV and cinema subjects not related to any specific series or movie.

Thread Tools
Old April 5 2014, 06:50 AM   #31
Cat-lovin', Star Trekkin' Time Lady
Timewalker's Avatar
Location: In many different universes, simultaneously.
Re: The top 100 most prolific characters in all of Trek

Melakon wrote: View Post
Though the thread title initially had me thinking this was going to be about how many children were produced.
That's what I thought, too.
"Let's give it to Riker. He'll eat anything!"

For some great Original Series fanfic, check out the Valjiir Continuum!
Timewalker is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 5 2014, 02:26 PM   #32
Bad Thoughts
Location: Containment Area for Relocated Yankees
Re: The top 100 most prolific characters in all of Trek

mythme wrote: View Post
Surprised Worf isn't in the top ten with his amount of screen time. Also surprised that Chakotay is as high as he is
Although he may have had few lines of spoken dialog, Michael Dorn probably had numerous acting cues that were not captured by transcripts taken from CC. Moreover, the whole crew was seldom along for the ride on DS9 as it was on TNG. Almost every episode of TNG required the full crew to sit on the bridge whether they were essential to the story or not. The two main characters of an episode could be isolated in a runabout, and even the Defiant was seldom manned by the entire DS9 crew.
Bad Thoughts is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 7 2014, 09:27 PM   #33
Ryan8bit's Avatar
Location: St. Paul, MN
Re: The top 100 most prolific characters in all of Trek

Isolinear wrote: View Post
Very, very interesting. Can this program also count words/lines for single characters?

Could be fun to see how many times:

- Bones said "He's dead (Jim)"
- Picard said "Engage"
- Uhura said "Hailing frequencies open"
- Scotty said "She can't take much more!"
- Harry said "Can't get a lock"
- The word "interference" was (mis)used.

and more hilarious one-liners.
McCoy said variations of he's/she's dead 19 times.
Picard commands engage 81 times.
Uhura makes 24 mentions of hailing, most of which are variations of the "Hailing frequencies open, sir."
For the Scotty one, it's difficult. I split everything by the word "more," but only found just one instance where he said "much more." This might be one of those things like "Beam me up, Scotty" that are over-exaggerated.
Harry says variations of "can't get a lock" about 15 times. This only includes the times where he couldn't get a lock, rather than when he could.
I don't know what you refer to by interference.
Ryan8bit is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 08:24 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.