Uhura replacing McCoy/Bones?

Discussion in 'Star Trek Movies: Kelvin Universe' started by serenitytrek1, Jan 15, 2013.

  1. Pauln6

    Pauln6 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    They didn't lose as many crewmen as you think but another example is Ensign Wildman, an honest-to-god science officer. Basically they used her once or twice a year as part of the latest mommy in space story. She never got to be involved in any science plot that didn't also involve her role as a mother - that would always be shuffled off to Janeway, Kim, or Seven.
     
  2. Dave Scarpa

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    of course it make sense as the studio hopes to capture that "Twilight" vibe by giving Spock a love interest, which makes me believe even more that they just don't get it.
     
  3. The Mirrorball Man

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    It may come as a surprise, but there was romance in movies before "Twilight".
     
  4. FarStrider

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    "Twilight" has nothing to do with it. But please, enlighten us as to what "They" don't get. . .


    ~FS
     
  5. Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

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    Because Spock never had a love interest prior to ST09.
     
  6. Pauln6

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    You need a sarcasm smiley on that last comment. It's more accurate to say that a love interest has never been so in our faces in any of the TOS movies but even that isn't quite true - we had Decker and Ilia - but in most of the movies the 'romance' element was very understated - we had implied sexual tension between Spock and Saavik, flirtation between Kirk and Gillian, and Spock's permanent boner whenever Valeris was in the room.
     
  7. serenitytrek1

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    omg...omg....omg...my worst nightmare. Twilight and Star Trek in the same sentense.

    please dont ever compare twilight and star trek to each other ever ever again.

    twilight is just about the worst series ever.

    I also doubt the writers paired S/U together to get the twilight base....every movie , regardless of its genre have always had a romance.

    twilight has one of the WORST romance stories ever.
     
  8. King Daniel Beyond

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    They get it just fine. Do you?
     
  9. M'Sharak

    M'Sharak Definitely Herbert. Maybe. Moderator

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    Uh-uh.

    Remember what happened the last time you got all wound up on that subject, and put your teen-ranty Twilight hate-posts in a blog entry instead.

    Not here.
     
  10. serenitytrek1

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    Dont worry...it would not happen again. But come on?

    Star Trek vs Twilight?:scream:
     
  11. Sindatur

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    Real Vampires don't eat Qui...er... don't sparkle. ;)

    I think it's fine to upgrade Uhura to a starring role, I didn't really notice her pushing McCoy aside getting more screen time than him though.

    And why would Uhura want to replace McCoy's Bones, anyways?:shrug:
     
  12. Set Harth

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    I just don't see why you would capitalize that... :P
     
  13. HaventGotALife

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    It should be done. Star Trek treats women like crap, they should have a character that is front and center, that can do more than open hailing frequencies.
     
  14. Sindatur

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    That almost sound dirty the way you say it :eek:

    I agree, it's good to see a female TOS character with a bit of equality
     
  15. Malaika

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    why no one ever say that Scotty has replaced McCoy?
    because is it me or he's getting more action? especially in the last movie.
     
  16. Commishsleer

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    Spock and Saavik - no way
    Gillian was just humouring Kirk
    Maybe there was something between Spock and Valeris :eek:
     
  17. Therin of Andor

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    Certain (unused) scenes were filmed to suggest sexual tension between Saavik and David (the ShoWest presentation trailer; also explored in the novelizations) and Saavik and Kirk (the alternate elevator scene featured in the ABC network US television premiere).
     
  18. Spock/Uhura Fan

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    That is interesting, isn't it? It's definitely "food for thought."

    He had more screen time and more to do than McCoy for sure, but no one complains...
     
  19. newtontomato539

    newtontomato539 Commander Red Shirt

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    I don't understand:

    "Uhura is dating Spock! That's Sexist!" :scream:

    "Uhura is an angry black bitch for not being a doormat!" :scream:

    What is this, the 19th century!? :wtf:
     
  20. Fruitcake

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    No one has said any such thing.