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Deep Space Nine What We Left Behind, we will always have here.

View Poll Results: Which Actor Did You Prefer
Original Benjamin Sisko 7 14.89%
Replacement Benjamin Sisko 40 85.11%
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Old July 13 2013, 03:10 PM   #61
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Re: Why Was The Actor Who Played Benjamin Sisko Replaced

Brooks/Sisko is the counterpoint to Shatner/Kirk. Shatner didn't have hair but wore a toupee. Brooks did have hair but shaved it off. Picard and Janeway opted for the natural look.
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Old July 13 2013, 04:21 PM   #62
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Re: Why Was The Actor Who Played Benjamin Sisko Replaced

What has happened to the Internets? There was a time a guy named "Star Wars" making such a comment would have resulted in a tirade of burning, burning rage. Now people take things in their stride and act reasonably. I'm completely disillusioned in the entire world right now.
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Old July 13 2013, 04:29 PM   #63
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Welcome to the kinder, gentler Internets.
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Old July 13 2013, 07:25 PM   #64
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DS9 made lots of gutsy moves, like re-casting Keiko's role with that hyena.
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Old July 13 2013, 08:39 PM   #65
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E-DUB wrote: View Post
Picard and Janeway opted for the natural look.
IIRC, Janeway wore a wig during the first three seasons. That ponytail getup wasn't her natural look.

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Old July 13 2013, 09:23 PM   #66
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It was the natural look. Janeway was played by a different actress in the first three seasons.
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Old July 13 2013, 09:35 PM   #67
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It was the natural look. Janeway was played by a different actress in the first three seasons.
I see. So that means that three different people played Captain Janeway if we include the French Canadian actress who quit after two days.

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Old July 13 2013, 10:59 PM   #68
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True!

Maybe we should start a new poll.
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Old July 13 2013, 11:03 PM   #69
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Funny how these threads always stray from the topic.
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Old July 13 2013, 11:08 PM   #70
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While we're at it, why did two different actors play Martok? And how did the second one lose his eye?

And how was Sarek both a Vulcan and a Romulan at the same time? I know they're related, but come on!

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Old July 13 2013, 11:50 PM   #71
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Why did they change Dax's hairstyle in the last season? It made her look shorter.
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Old July 14 2013, 02:34 AM   #72
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Why did they change Dax's hairstyle in the last season? It made her look shorter.
And what about Dukat? He spent all those episodes as a Bajoran. There's no way that could have been the same actor.

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Old July 14 2013, 02:52 AM   #73
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Re: Why Was The Actor Who Played Benjamin Sisko Replaced

Odo's face changed a bit too in the first few years. Definitely a different guy.
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Old July 14 2013, 03:10 AM   #74
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And here's some more Picard with hair:

OMG, I never realized Patrick Stewart also portrayed David Marcus! It brings a whole new meaning to "Next Generation."
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Old July 14 2013, 03:16 AM   #75
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He was wearing another wig in that picture.

Patrick Stewart started losing his hair when he was a teen, and was completely bald by the time he was 19.
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