Will trek ever have a "new" character

Discussion in 'Future of Trek' started by RB_Kandy, Aug 17, 2012.

  1. CorporalCaptain

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    Yeah, I was going to say Neelix is the Han Solo of Star Trek. Now, I'm going to go hang my head in shame for five minutes for having said that.

    Harry Mudd has something in common too with Solo, being a smuggler, though Mudd is (or seems) much more unscrupulous.
     
  2. Mars

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    In a Star Trek reboot, we might see Harry Mudd again, perhaps it will be a younger and perhaps slimmer Mudd, maybe one not as set in his ways or perhaps slightly more sympathetic. Though the character I think is closer to Boss Hogg from the Dukes of Hazzard, if anything.
     
  3. CorporalCaptain

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    :guffaw:
     
  4. Drago-Kazov

    Drago-Kazov Fleet Captain

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    Never heard of the legendary womanising Captain Okona?
     
  5. BillJ

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    Thanks. I spent two decades trying to scrub that episode from my memory only to have it all come rushing back after reading your post! :lol:
     
  6. Drago-Kazov

    Drago-Kazov Fleet Captain

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    Nobody should ever forget Okona. Maaan that guy lives on the edgeeeee!!!!!!!!!
     
  7. TheLobes

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    I kind of disagree with the idea that 7 of 9 was a breakout character. It seems that most breakout characters are those which the makers of the show didnt know would be so popular, its kind of a fun accident. I feel 7 of 9 was more designed to be a ratings booster. No matter what you think of her character, they got the most popular trek villain and turned it into a hot blonde woman wearing skin-tight clothing, then added in the whole Data/Spock/EMH theme of 'what does it mean to be human' that we all love. 7 of 9, in my opinion, wasnt really a breakout character, she was a ratings booster. I think thats something to be avoided, because it takes away from the other characters.
     
  8. BillJ

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    What really takes away from other characters is cancellation. :rofl:
     
  9. Drago-Kazov

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    Neelix was supposed too be the VOY breakout character.
     
  10. Dream

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    It was pretty sad that Neelix had the much better sendoff episode with Homestead compared to what the other VOY main characters got in Endgame.
     
  11. Kooz

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    This.
     
  12. Drago-Kazov

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    His sendoff was decent, but how was it better then Endgame?
     
  13. BillJ

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    It didn't have a character violate the principles they believe in and change the lives of billions of beings to save one individual. :shrug:
     
  14. Bry_Sinclair

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    But its Seven so its alright :lol:

    It does make you wonder if Janeway had a thing for Seven as well?
     
  15. Delsaber

    Delsaber Commodore Commodore

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    :lol:

    Ah yes, the Poochy of Star Trek guest characters.
     
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    A character from The Simpsons that was suppose to increase the ratings of "The Itchy and Scratchy Show". Much like Worf and Seven of Nine, Poochie did little to improve the ratings.
     
  18. Tom

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    +1

    Sharan was cool!