"First Contact" - The rape of Riker

Discussion in 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' started by Ragitsu, Jun 26, 2022.

  1. Greatn

    Greatn Ensign Red Shirt

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    Never heard him say no
     
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  2. Ragitsu

    Ragitsu Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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  3. Tuskin38

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    I wouldn't try to use that excuse in real life.
     
  4. Orphalesion

    Orphalesion Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Yup, failure to voice the intention to withhold consent does NOT equal giving on consent.
     
  5. Tuesday

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    :techman:
     
  6. Serveaux

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    Well, there is that. She never threatened to turn him in, either.

    Either way, it was written for laughs and, based on comments I get from people who missttribute the writing to me, it gets them pretty reliably to this day. People love Neuwirth.
     
  7. Ragitsu

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    Material of this nature that was "written for laughs" in 1990 may not elicit laughter (or as much laughter, clearly) in 2022. Again: flip the sexes and we wouldn't be having this conversation.
     
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    ^ Relevant part begins at 7:05.
     
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