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Old November 10 2013, 07:35 PM   #16
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Really the only part I liked was the ECH pulling rank on Kim.
I hated that part of the episode as I did with a lot of later Doctor scenes. I really hope it's not Robert Picardo's acting because I really like him, but it just seems like they went out of their way to make him a pompous asshole. His scenes with Kim are just that. His "An Emergency Command Hologram outranks an Ensign" was cringeworthy. I was hoping Kim would just say "Computer, deactivate EMH" and end the whole bit.
Only to have the computer reply, "Insufficient authorization."
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Old November 10 2013, 07:37 PM   #17
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Oh come on...how can you hate on the ECH?!?!!!
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Old November 11 2013, 04:51 AM   #18
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^^ Easily. I can see it being useful in a situation, but the writers decided to use the opportunity to give the Doctor some horrible lines and make him into this jerk. He doesn't work with Kim, he basically talks down to him for the episode and then at the end, they decide "Oh, I guess we're equals."

It worked as a daydream, maybe even in practical applications, but the writers failed heavily in the execution.
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Old November 11 2013, 06:46 AM   #19
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He was already a jerk. He just learned that you get more lovin' by not being a jerk when you're a doctor. He has yet to learn this about command.

I think he drops bedside manner 101 from his playlist because he is now a photonplated dictator with delusions of godhood.
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Old November 11 2013, 07:12 AM   #20
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The jerkholeness of his personality comes from the real Dr. Zimmerman basing the template on himself. It wasn't enough that it looked like him, he wanted it to act like him too. And apparently they were such insufferable dicks they got relegated to mining operations.
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Old November 11 2013, 07:14 AM   #21
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IF I had a bunch of Zimmerman slaves in my house I would have them all on mute.
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Old November 11 2013, 07:33 AM   #22
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Damn my eyes! I first read that as "all on nude."
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Old November 11 2013, 09:04 AM   #23
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I had no idea you liked the Doctor that much Melakon.
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Old November 11 2013, 09:27 AM   #24
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"Please state the nature of the sexual emergency."
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Old November 11 2013, 03:22 PM   #25
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Boom-chakka-wow-wow...

*pornstache activates like the ECH's pips*
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What's going on over here?
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Old November 11 2013, 05:46 PM   #27
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Oy vey. I'd better go out and get some coffee if it's going to be one of those days today.

Edit: Back with coffee. I'm not going to tell you it's chilled Starbucks Frappucino Mocha, or you'll just start in again.
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Old November 11 2013, 11:45 PM   #28
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IF I had a bunch of Zimmerman slaves in my house I would have them all on mute.
I'd have them sing opera.
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Old November 11 2013, 11:53 PM   #29
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ALL DAY?
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ALL DAY?
Of course not. I'd make them shut up while my soaps are on.
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