Spoilers New Information about Prodigy

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  1. Rhodan

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    You are right! Still, we have only 5 short descriptions. I´m interested in both Denobulan and female Ferengi. And, of course, who exactly Vezria is.
     
  2. Christopher

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    A very strange sentence in that article:

    Ninjago is a LEGO-based show, so obviously it looks extremely different from Trollhunters. And LD&R is an anthology with a wide range of different animation styles. The one thing they have in common is that they're 3D computer-animated (for the most part -- LD&R has a couple of 2D-animated segments and a hybrid live action/animated segment). So maybe that's what the sentence means, but it's a bizarre way of putting it.
     
  3. 137th Gebirg

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    This article seems a little odd to me. For the first character, they say in paragraph 1:
    Then in paragraph 2:
    An alien human?

    Plus constant references to aliens in their 40's or 50's - aliens don't have different lifespans anymore and all use human age ranges now? I know this is supposed to be a "kids' show" and probably won't dwell on such minutia like other series have, but this and some of the other descriptions and suppositions seem off to me. Almost like this think was written by a 14 year old.
     
  4. captainkirk

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    Dr. Torgo huh?

    It probably refers more to the age range of the actors they're looking for.
     
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    She's not an "alien human." She is referred to as an alien geneticist, so alien may be her field of study.
    I mean, they will still have ages and age ranges. So I don't see the issue.
     
  6. Christopher

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    Or the article writer's assumption that she must be human because no species name is mentioned is as flimsy as it sounds.
     
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  7. captainkirk

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    And the character names mentioned are probably not the actual ones. Remember the Picard character breakdowns describing "K'Bar" and "Dr. Smith"?
     
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    Perhaps. It's all speculation at this point.
     
  9. F. King Daniel

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    And the Strange New Worlds one for Yeboah (Uhura) from a few months ago.
     
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  10. Caretaker

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    Am I the only one who enjoyed that episode and character?
     
  11. fireproof78

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    No, according to the thread in the TNG forum.
     
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  12. Tim Thomason

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    With a name like Torgo (I know, not the final name), she is likely an alien alien geneticist. That no species is mentioned means she's probably an invented alien species or there's something interesting about her background that they didn’t want to go into on a casting call.

    If Torgo, the "alien geneticist", is an alien, which seems likely, then all five of the casting call are aliens. Wouldn't it be crazy if Janeway was the only human in the cast?
     
  13. Christopher

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    The report said that these descriptions are specifically for the supporting characters, not the entire cast.
     
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  14. Danja

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    Alex Kurtzman reworked Seven of Nine for Picard (Goodbye, catsuit!)

    Perhaps he's going to do something similar for Okona on Prodigy? :confused: (Dial back his overactive libido slightly? The man impregnated almost an entire royal household! :eek: )

    Kurtzman is not afraid of strong female characters (he started out as a writer and showrunner on Xena).
     
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  15. dupersuper

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    I'm not a big fan of the episode, but I like the character fine.
     
  16. F. King Daniel

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    Data and Piscopo making noises on the holodeck gets my vote for low point for the entire Star Trek franchise.

    And that includes those weird old comic books made by people who never saw the show.
     
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  17. dupersuper

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    But they loved it in France...
     
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  18. Tim Thomason

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    I'm not much for gatekeeping, but if you don't enjoy the Gold Key comics wholeheartedly, you're not a true Star Trek fan.
     
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  19. Rhodan

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    For all we know, Vezria might be the only one important for the series as a whole.
     
  20. Caretaker

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    I still like the episode even if one of the (sub)plots is forgettable and regrettable.