What if Garrett Wang had left Voyager instead of Jennifer Lien?

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Voyager' started by Ro_Laren, Dec 6, 2013.

  1. Timewalker

    Timewalker Cat-lovin', Star Trekkin' Time Lady Premium Member

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    Not to worry. There's probably already a ton of fanfic about this.

    Ever since I started reading this thread, I've had a bizarre idea running around in my mind. If they wanted to fire Garrett Wang and add a sexy woman to the cast, they could have hired a sexy Asian actress, found a way to turn Harry into a female, and renamed the character Harriet.

    All it would have taken would be for Harry to be assimilated, and some technobabbly reason why the Doctor couldn't unassimilate him in his original anatomical form... :devil:


    But then we wouldn't have had the wonderful Jeri Ryan/Seven of Nine, so it's best that nobody thought of that.
     
  2. teacake

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    My god that is a fantastic idea Timewalker!!!

    A minefield, but a fantastic idea :adore:
     
  3. Guy Gardener

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    That happened a little bit.

    Denise was in a very gay friendly episode of Star Trek Phase II.
     
  4. teacake

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    When the heck are we going to get our Big Gay Star Trek (canon version).
     
  5. Timewalker

    Timewalker Cat-lovin', Star Trekkin' Time Lady Premium Member

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    Thank you. :)

    I thought of a simpler way to do it, but it would be a repeat of another situation: Just have a transporter accident combine Harry and Seven. The result: Harriet Hansen. :devil:

    (but I'd rather have them as their separate characters. I like Harry.)
     
  6. teacake

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    I TOO LIKE HARRY.

    There. I said it.
     
  7. 2takesfrakes

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    I am stunned ... :cardie:
     
  8. teacake

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    Harry is hot.

    I know it's hard for less hot men to understand. That's why I don't usually talk about it.
     
  9. 2takesfrakes

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    Oh! It's hard for "less hot men" to understand ... men LESS hot than Harry Kim ... is that how you figure it?! :vulcan:
     
  10. teacake

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    SEE that's why I don't like to focus on Harry's hotness.. because I like this forum to be a friendly place and since I hang out here kinda primarily I feel I have some responsibility towards that. And of course the last thing I want is for people to feel threatened by Harry's hotness whether they be men who are less hot or women who are thinking hopefully that the other women won't be looking at Harry because the VOY women are better (which I won't argue.. but I don't personally think it detracts from Harry's hotness.. but I'm very open minded).

    I knew I should never have mentioned this and all my theories have been proven correct by 2takes response :(
     
  11. 2takesfrakes

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    Oh, I was just asking for clarity's sake. Nothing more. For, you see, my hotness, my manliness, is sure ... and secure! So, go on, proclaim Harry's hotness for all to see - it matters not to me. :cool:
     
  12. teacake

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    Clarity is good.. a refreshing change from the usual "I was just asking about canon.. it wasn't personal, I swear.."
     
  13. 2takesfrakes

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    Yes ... YES! Now, to the Safe, Benign and Innocuous Topic at hand: Wang should've been the one to go! :lol:
     
  14. teacake

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    Nope.

    I like looking at Wang. I don't like looking at Kes.

    You know what SHOULD have happened, a battle to the death! In a RING OF SAND!

    In loincloths.
     
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    You know, a lot of women won't just come out and admit that. Bravo. :techman: :lol:
     
  16. Guy Gardener

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    Liars.

    Looking at wang is like looking at the Medusa in Clash of the Titans.

    You have to view it through the reflection in a polished shield or you turn to stone.
     
  17. teacake

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    Actually I have a high opinion of them. But I also like bugs and spiders and stuff.
     
  18. Guy Gardener

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    Reminds me of a fun game we sometimes play.

    Pubes or cobwebs?
     
  19. Shaka Zulu

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    No, we could have still had Seven, but all that we have to do is get rid of Harry, and that would be it.

    A great way to do this without killing him would be an episode in which a wormhole is found, and Harry is the only one to be able to get back at the end due to the wormhole collapsing just as Voyager is about to enter it. Harry gets back, and the next episode is about him adjusting to life back in the Alpha Quadrant, and him finding a way (due to all of the knowledge he's picked up) to establish a communications link with Voyager by aiding some Starfleet scientists. Eventually, a communications link is established, and Voyager talks back to Earth regularly (or as conditions permit owning to the limitations of the method used.) We would also see Harry get back with Libby, continue his career with Starfleet as a warp field specialist planetside-Garrett Wang would be a 'Special Guest Star' used a few episodes a season as needed. Of course, the public would freak out at this happening to Wang, but such is life.

    As for Kes, she would be kept on as a crewemember, and she would further her education under the Doctor, as well as help Seven of Nine adjust to being a human being post-Borg, with the two of them carrying on said relationship into a love affair-Star Trek's first genuine onscreen queer relationship.:techman::)
     
  20. Lance

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    Every thread about Ensign Kim must eventually come down to this fundamental truth: does one enjoy Wang, or is one left feeling that Wang doesn't live up to expectations? :techman: