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Old May 24 2014, 02:20 AM   #1
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Retro Review: Who Mourns For Morn

Morn’s death leads to a struggle among his former associates for possession of his valuables, which Morn has left to Quark. Plot Summary: When Morn’s cargo ship is destroyed, Quark throws a wake for him and mourns Morn’s unpaid bar bill until he learns from Odo that Morn left him his entire estate. Soon after, […]

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Old May 24 2014, 03:26 AM   #2
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This review is a spectacular display of humorlessness and point-missing.
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Old May 24 2014, 12:49 PM   #3
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Re: Retro Review: Who Mourns For Morn

Morn remains an enigmatic character. He seems to have been quite a lively conversationalist and partier, although the cameras (and our viewpoints) just seem to have missed it.
His escapades remind us of how diverse the universe is!
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Old May 24 2014, 08:30 PM   #4
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The reviewer seems to be that kind of person who can't understand why Leslie and Hadley have fans.
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Old May 24 2014, 10:25 PM   #5
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Exactly, Who Mourns For Morn is a farce episode, and one of the rare times Star Trek succeeded at that. It's like a comedy from the 40s.
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Old May 25 2014, 07:42 PM   #6
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Come on, admit it. Some of you don't like when this author h8's on your favorite DS9 episodes.
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Old May 25 2014, 11:07 PM   #7
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^I always dislike this reviewer's work. She reduces every episode to simple morality, as if it were no better than a soap opera.
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Old May 26 2014, 01:14 AM   #8
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In fact I was surprised to not find any ideological remarks in her review. Perhaps I was simply unlucky, but the few other articles I read of her were full of anachronistic criticisms that depict a 20 year-old tv show as a regressive piece of patriarchal propaganda. In fact, in both case, she shows a lack of hindsight.
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Old May 26 2014, 02:05 AM   #9
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I don't mind when people criticize my favorite episodes, so long as they criticize it based on an accurate understanding of the episode, without projecting one's personal politics and obvious biases into it.
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