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View Poll Results: Who,s your favourite klingon
Kang 20 48.78%
Koloth 3 7.32%
Kor 18 43.90%
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Old May 9 2010, 02:02 PM   #1
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Favourite Klingon !!!

Who,s your favourite klingon in TOS?

Mine has to be Kang in the episode called Day Of The Dove . His character shows great strength and plotting and also i thought that he was a great nemesis and villain to put against Kirk pity they only locked arms in combat once in the series .

I also find that now i have come to like the TOS klingons .

Your thoughts who,s yours.?
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Old May 9 2010, 02:09 PM   #2
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I like Kang he's great in Day of the Dove don't know about them in Star Trek XI they were mysterious.
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Old May 9 2010, 02:20 PM   #3
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startrekrcks wrote: View Post
I like Kang he's great in Day of the Dove don't know about them in Star Trek XI they were mysterious.
Yeah they were kind of mysterious and spooky not like the ones in TOS i know this for a fact they love sunbeds on there homeworld
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Old May 9 2010, 02:29 PM   #4
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maybe JJ Abrams wanted the klingons to be very different than in the TOS
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Old May 9 2010, 06:51 PM   #5
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Where's 'Bob the Klingon' (named Kras in a transcript I've seen) from Friday's Child?
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Old May 9 2010, 07:09 PM   #6
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Kor
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Old May 9 2010, 07:40 PM   #7
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"...We need no urging to hate humans!" -- Kang

How can he not be the favorite.
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Old May 9 2010, 09:24 PM   #8
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Well, for me it's a toss up between Krell and Kras.
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Old May 9 2010, 09:41 PM   #9
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Well, for me it's a toss up between Krell and Kras.
No love for Korax?

Did that Klingon captain played by K.L. Smith ("Elaan of Troyius") ever get an off-screen name?
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Old May 10 2010, 01:43 AM   #10
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maybe JJ Abrams wanted the klingons to be very different than in the TOS
Can't you have ONE conversation without bringing up Drek09?

I vote for Kor. He was so sinister and slimy. Kang is a close second. I can barely tolerate Koloth--maybe if he'd been in something more dramatic.

I also got to meet John Colicos in person once a couple of years before he died. It was a treat and I got to shake his hand and get his autograph.
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Old May 10 2010, 02:21 AM   #11
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I voted Kor but I easily could have gone with Kang. Those two defined the Klingons almost as much as Spock and Sarek defined the Vulcans.
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Old May 10 2010, 02:33 AM   #12
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I voted Kor but I easily could have gone with Kang. Those two defined the Klingons almost as much as Spock and Sarek defined the Vulcans.
I very much agree.
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Old May 10 2010, 04:17 AM   #13
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In TOS it's Kang. He is the only one who acts like a Klingon should act. Later on it is Kor, he is the only one who acts like an old Klingon should act.
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Old May 10 2010, 04:21 AM   #14
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In TOS it's Kang. He is the only one who acts like a Klingon should act. Later on it is Kor, he is the only one who acts like an old Klingon should act.
A Klingon as defined by what? They show distinctly different characters of a race. That makes the Klingons as a whole seem more complex. That's a good thing as opposed to being mostly the bikers of the galaxy as expressed throughout much of TNG, DS9 and ENT. And, yes, I know there were exceptions.
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Old May 10 2010, 04:24 AM   #15
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In TOS it's Kang. He is the only one who acts like a Klingon should act. Later on it is Kor, he is the only one who acts like an old Klingon should act.
A Klingon as defined by what? They show distinctly different characters of a race. That makes the Klingons as a whole seem more complex. That's a good thing as opposed to being mostly the bikers of the galaxy as expressed throughout much of TNG, DS9 and ENT. And, yes, I know there were exceptions.
As an actual warrior with a sense of honor. Most other TOS Klingons, with the exception of Kor, were played as cowards and schemers. That might have been TOS's intentions, but I personally preferred them as a warrior race.
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