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The Next Generation All Good Things come to an end...but not here.

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Old October 17 2012, 09:30 PM   #1
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De Lancie: What Made Q Tick

John de Lancie explained what he liked about his The Next Generation character Q, and what he felt worked best for the character. De Lancie put his own particular brand on the character beginning in the pilot. “…The only place that [director] Corey [Allen] and I had a difference of opinion … is that Corey [...]

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Old October 17 2012, 10:06 PM   #2
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Great little interview . He was right about making Q the way he was. It fit the character. It gave him that edge that made him so memorable.
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Old November 8 2012, 03:27 PM   #3
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The only things about Q I wish were different were the apparent contradictions concerning the character and the fact that we never saw Q interact with super-powerful beings (such as the Douwd, Prophets, Nagilum, etc.). That would have been interesting, to put it mildly.
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Old November 10 2012, 11:41 PM   #4
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I always thought Q were a very very VERY far future humans.
And 24th century was a place where some important evolutional steps are to be taken....and Q was there to make sure they are taken

I never believed there was something magical or omnipotent about them. You know, any sufficiently advanced technology will appear like a magic to sufficiently underdeveloped observer. This view on Q I confirmed for myself, when they had that funny "civil war" amd basically what they were doing they shot supernovas at each other
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