So many horrible characters aboard the Voyager

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Voyager' started by Hespen, Feb 8, 2013.

  1. Captain Picard.

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  2. teacake

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    I dunno.. I always wanted him and Picard to get it on.

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    I recently watched (actually rewatched since I did watch DS9 pretty religiously its first few years, but it's been so long that I barely remembered it) an episode of DS9 because I wanted to see Admiral Nechayev, and while doing that remembered how I thought then some of the characters were annoying (like Quark, Bashir and later Weyoun, and maybe others, too). But I realize that is my opinion and posting that on a DS9 board might be construed by those fans as kind of ....annoying. But to each his/her own, I suppose.
     
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    Strangely, the two characters I absolutely could NOT stand were Janeway and Tuvok.

    It's all a matter of opinion...
     
  5. teacake

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    Well I gotta ask.. what in the world did you not like about Tuvok?
     
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    I wish Sigourney Weaver was the captain instead of Kate Mulgrew I always wish she played her part.
     
  7. Captain Picard.

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    Tuvok never smiles (I know he is a Vulcan but com'on) and he does not have something special about him really they just tried to recreate Spock in Voyager and failed.
     
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    Bloody hell.. Tuvok never smiles?! Now I've heard everything.

    They certainly did not try and recreate Spock with Tuvok. The Spock character on VOY was 7 of 9. Data was the Spock character on TNG. All three were part of the big Trek saga of finding your humanity. Tuvok? He was just a Vulcan, and quite content as such.
     
  9. Captain Picard.

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    I just don't find his character original and what I have seen of him is bad. They could of come up with something better than that.
     
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    SW's voice is not nearly annoying enough to be Janeway.

    Besides, if she'd done VOY we wouldn't have had her in Galaxy Quest.

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    I can't see Janeway pulling this off. :lol:
     
  11. Captain Picard.

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    Janeway is a leader but she does not fit the role of a captain I see her more as an admiral.
     
  12. teacake

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    He's not particularly original, though he is refreshing as a Vulcan who is not tormented with angst from being either half human or deeply flawed. He's an older mainstream Vulcan with hobbies (orchid growing), a family back in the Alpha quadrant he misses, a long term friendship in Janeway and some comfort zone challenges in the form of Neelix. He's one of the least dysfunctional Vulcans we see in Trek and a huge asset to the crew.

    What did you see that was "bad"?
     
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    Forget Weaver, let's put Janeway in that cleavage uniform!!!!
     
  14. Captain Picard.

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    Yeah true he has got an interesting personal life and I like the on going situation with Janeway but his not really the most original. I think it might be me I have just taken a disliking to him:confused: I don't know when I talk to other people about him I describe him as an 'okay' character.
     
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    I liked it when Paris' antics got on Tuvok's nerves. They should have done more with that and focused less on the one-sided Paris/Kim friendship.
     
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    I wonder if Harry Kim would have been a better character, more effective, if they had made him more of a Miles O'Brien like character and only had him on the show occasional? And not had him as a ineffectual "Main Character?"

    Harry was good in a small handful of episodes, isolate him to those.

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    I think we really see the effects of being trapped indefinitely on a ship of emotionally demonstrative people for Tuvok. It starts to wear him down.
     
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    Amen to both comments :)
     
  19. Udat

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    I guess a more personal story telling interaction between characters was needed, however personalised story-telling seemed only to become more apparent in BSG, before that Scifi series could always be a bit remote. Firefly has some personalised story telling aspects, someone is going to claim DS9 had all that, and indeed it did, but it never really floated my boat.
     
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    I think Tuvok does smile in "Workforce". He might also in "Riddles" too.