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Old February 19 2014, 06:55 PM   #16
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Re: Which "main" character could have been eliminated?

TOS: Nurse Chapel. Painful to watch.
TNG: Troi. BOR-RING.
DS9: Sisko, if we can replace him. What a Johnny One-Note actor Avery Brooks was for this part.
Voy: Neelix!!!!!
Enterprise: All of Them
NuTrek: Everyone but Urban. No, on second thought, everyone. And no replacements.
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Old February 19 2014, 07:23 PM   #17
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Re: Which "main" character could have been eliminated?

Is Q enough of a main character (considering how often he was on the show) to be "eliminated."


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Old February 19 2014, 07:25 PM   #18
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Re: Which "main" character could have been eliminated?

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Is Q enough of a main character (considering how often he was on the show) to be "eliminated."


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You're kidding me! You'd eliminate John de Lancie/Q?!?
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Old February 19 2014, 11:11 PM   #19
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Re: Which "main" character could have been eliminated?

TOS: Sulu. They did without Chekov for a year so I can't pick him. They needed Scotty to keep the ship together and Uhura because she was really the symbol of diversity in the future... much more than Sulu was.

TNG: Deanna

DS9: Bashir

VGR: Chakotay or Kim

ENT: I didn't watch it.
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Old February 19 2014, 11:21 PM   #20
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Re: Which "main" character could have been eliminated?

DSN: Dax oh wait a minute they did only to replace with Dax. Many of the technobabble lines could have been given to O'Brien

ENT: Mayweather. he was main in name only

TOS: Chekov, Uhuru or Sulu.

TNG. Wesleey, I didn't hate the character, but he wasa bit of a Mary Sue character.

VOY: Controversly perhaps, but Chakotay or Kim. Yes the show later seemed to become the Janeway, EMH and Seven of nine show. But characters like Chakotay and Kim were underused.
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Old February 20 2014, 12:25 AM   #21
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Re: Which "main" character could have been eliminated?

TOS: Chekov
TNG: Troi
DS9: Bashir
Voyager: Chakotay
Ent: Mayweather
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Old February 20 2014, 03:25 AM   #22
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Re: Which "main" character could have been eliminated?

Kes is the dullest main character by leaps and bounds and that takes talent for there are many others.

I'm looking at you Tasha, Beverly, whiny Kira, both Daxes, and Travis.
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Old February 20 2014, 03:47 AM   #23
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Re: Which "main" character could have been eliminated?

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"TNG - Deanna and Beverly."
But when they got rid of Crusher we'd be stuck with Pulaski for the full TNG run... You sure you would be willing to take that leap?
An emphatic YES!

I loved Pulaski and I hated Beverly Crusher.


My list for the rest:

TOS: Chekov
TNG: Beverly Crusher
DS9: Ezri Dax
VOY: The Doctor and Kes can stick around. Everyone else can go.
ENT: Travis Mayweather--as much as I like the premise of the character, he was unnecessary. And the weapons officer. I can never remember his name.
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Old February 20 2014, 05:34 AM   #24
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Re: Which "main" character could have been eliminated?

TOS: Chapel
TNG: Wesley, Beverly or Deanna
DS9: Worf
VOY: Kim
ENT: Hoshi or Mayweather
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Old February 20 2014, 06:27 AM   #25
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Re: Which "main" character could have been eliminated?

TNG: Will Riker (replaced Data as XO and Tom Riker at Ops)
DS9: None, all great characters
VOY: Janeway's split personalities, Chakotay, Kim, & Neelix (would love to say Seven as well but without the boobs the show would've been cancelled Season 4 episode 2)
ENT: Archer, Reed, & Mayweather
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Old February 21 2014, 10:14 AM   #26
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TOS: Chapel
TNG: Troi
DS9: Ezri
VOY: Neelix
ENT: Mayweather
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Old February 21 2014, 04:47 PM   #27
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Re: Which "main" character could have been eliminated?

Bry_Sinclair wrote: View Post
TNG: Will Riker (replaced Data as XO and Tom Riker at Ops)
DS9: None, all great characters
VOY: Janeway's split personalities, Chakotay, Kim, & Neelix (would love to say Seven as well but without the boobs the show would've been cancelled Season 4 episode 2)
ENT: Archer, Reed, & Mayweather
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TOS- Chekhov
TNG- Tasha or Wesley Crusher
DS9- Worf
Voy- Everyone in the whole damned show except the Doctor.
ENT- Archer
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TOS - Chekov
TNG - Deanna and Beverly.
DS9 - Kira and the entire planet of Bajor
VOY - Chakotay (overall winner by far)
ENT - Travis, Archer (at least for S1 and 2)
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TOS: Chekov
TNG: Wesley
DS9: Dead Jadzia (as in don't kill her (yes i liked her ))
VOY: Nelix
ENT: Archer
I don't see how you could eliminate the character of Archer. Recast or write better, but not eliminate.
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Old February 21 2014, 09:58 PM   #28
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I don't see how you could eliminate the character of Archer. Recast or write better, but not eliminate.
He was completely wrong, and made the show (all seasons) a joke. Replace him with the character of Tucker. Create a different engineer for the ship.

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Old February 21 2014, 11:50 PM   #29
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Re: Which "main" character could have been eliminated?

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I don't see how you could eliminate the character of Archer. Recast or write better, but not eliminate.
He was completely wrong, and made the show (all seasons) a joke. Replace him with the character of Tucker. Create a different engineer for the ship.

Archer was all wrong, Tucker would've been a far better choice for Captain.
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Old February 22 2014, 12:15 AM   #30
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Re: Which "main" character could have been eliminated?

DS9- Ezri Dax. They could of killed of Jadzia Dax in "Change of Heart" and sent the symbiont back to trill.

VOY- Chuckles after "Timeless".
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