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Old January 28 2009, 07:14 PM   #1
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YOU!..are a coward

We're always talking about the great heros of SCIFI/ACTION/HERO movies...but what about the cowards. Who was scifi's best coward???

For me? Bill Paxton's character in ALIENS "We're all going to die" stuff while Newt is being brave...

The scene, and I always laugh, that gets me? "Maybe you haven't been keeping up with current events, but we just got our asses kicked, man!!"

Great character..and glas he comes through at the end...but up until that point, he to me, was SCIFI's greatest coward...

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Old January 28 2009, 07:19 PM   #2
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Not strictly scifi, but definitely fantasy:

The Cowardly Lion from The Wizard of Oz.
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Old January 28 2009, 07:22 PM   #3
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auntiehill wrote: View Post
Not strictly scifi, but definitely fantasy:
Hey, I'm at work and we 'cant' see PHOTOBUCKET (which I use at home) on our screens..who did you show a picture of???

Rob
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Old January 28 2009, 07:33 PM   #4
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Guy Fleegman from Galaxy Quest played by Sam Rockwell. The guy was a redshirt and he knew it. He had some of the best lines in the film ("Didn't any of you ever watch the show?""Are you high?"...)
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Old January 28 2009, 07:38 PM   #5
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Re: YOU!..are a coward

RobertScorpio wrote: View Post
auntiehill wrote: View Post
Not strictly scifi, but definitely fantasy:
Hey, I'm at work and we 'cant' see PHOTOBUCKET (which I use at home) on our screens..who did you show a picture of???

Rob
I edited the post, for those who can't see the picture. It's The Cowardly Lion.
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Old January 28 2009, 07:51 PM   #6
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Baltar in the nuBSG is a spectacular coward, though I suppose this season he's gotten a little more chutzpah.
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Old January 28 2009, 08:03 PM   #7
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Groppler Zorn (That lick from TNG:Farpoint). What the hell was up with him?
Teenage George McFly.
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Old January 28 2009, 08:09 PM   #8
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Either Guy, or Steve Buscemi's character from Armageddon.
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Old January 28 2009, 08:12 PM   #9
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Dr. ZACHARY SMITH
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Old January 28 2009, 08:30 PM   #10
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the Dagman wrote: View Post
Guy Fleegman from Galaxy Quest played by Sam Rockwell. The guy was a redshirt and he knew it. He had some of the best lines in the film ("Didn't any of you ever watch the show?""Are you high?"...)
"Red thingie... moving towards the green thingie... I think we're the green thingie"
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Old January 28 2009, 09:07 PM   #11
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Canadave wrote: View Post
the Dagman wrote: View Post
Guy Fleegman from Galaxy Quest played by Sam Rockwell. The guy was a redshirt and he knew it. He had some of the best lines in the film ("Didn't any of you ever watch the show?""Are you high?"...)
"Red thingie... moving towards the green thingie... I think we're the green thingie"
I like Paxton more than Rockwell's character, because Paxton's was written as a kick as marine dude...where as Rockwell is just an actor, most of whom are whimps I guess...But the character from Aliens was supposed to be all kick ass, and turned out to be a wuss...

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Old January 28 2009, 09:27 PM   #12
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Like Eddie Izzard, I love Shaggy and Scooby.
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Old January 28 2009, 09:36 PM   #13
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Sorry, I'm throwing in with Canadave. Dr. Smith was the quintessential coward. And a trouble-maker to boot.
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Old January 28 2009, 09:37 PM   #14
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The Guy from the New BSG is Very Cowardly. I love the way they made him British too, so typical.
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Old January 28 2009, 09:57 PM   #15
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Hudson wasn't really a coward, he was merely (understandably) traumatised and stressed at the situation he was in.
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