News RIP Richard Herd

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  1. Enterprise is Great

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  2. Gary Mitchell

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    Rest in peace Mr. Herd.
     
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  4. J.T.B.

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    He was always good. William Shatner's boss on T. J. Hooker and the alien leader on V, around the same time.

    A bad month for Seinfeld alums: Mandelbaum Jr, Frank Costanza and now Mr. Wilhelm. :(
     
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    He was in The Golden Girls as Rose's date and a lot of other shows; good character actor for sure -- but the charismatic and definitive "John" from "V" was one of his most iconic roles. Time to pop in the blu-rays and have a mini marathon this week...
     
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    Seinfeld managed to get really memorable performances from actors in a few, or even one, appearance. Mr. Wilhelm was one right up there.

    As the recast Admiral Paris though, I think he really fit that role well. Plus there was a passing resemblance to Robert Duncan McNeill.

    His appearance in V would be my next favorite. It's been a long time though.
     
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  7. Mr. Laser Beam

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    One of my favorite moments in all of VOY is this bit in "Pathfinder":

    JANEWAY: They're an exemplary crew. Your son included.
    ADMIRAL PARIS: (visibly emotional) Tell him...Tell him I miss him. And I'm proud of him.
     
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  8. Kirby

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    I'm sad to hear this, thank you for all you gave us Mr. Herd...
     
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  10. Ar-Pharazon

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    And yet, in later episodes, Tom still seemed to have a major issues with his dad. OT, I know, but that always bugged me.
     
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    IIRC, the last time Tom's issues with his dad were brought up was Thirty Days. Though, I was really disappointed they never showed any kind of a real reunion between Tom and Owen, either while the crew had established regular communication with Earth or even when they got home.
     
  12. Ar-Pharazon

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    I seem to remember Tom getting a letter from his dad, later on, maybe S7, that he had an attitude about. Well after Pathfinder. It's been a few years since I did a rewatch.
     
  13. The Wormhole

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    Nope, that was season 4, Hunters.
     
  14. Ar-Pharazon

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    OK, well that episode certainly fits the bill. I was thinking after Pathfinder when they were getting those downloads there was an instance.
     
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    In my mind, he'll always be the creepy alien leader, "John," from the original " V. "
     
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  16. Tim Walker

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    Mr. Herd appeared in a Quantum Leap episode, "Future Boy".
     
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    Two, he's also in the final episode, where a lot of past guest stars appear.
     
  18. Mr. Laser Beam

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    He was also in the "Enterprise Blues Band" with Vaughn Armstrong, Casey Biggs and Steve Rankin
     
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  19. rocketdave

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    I seem to recall an interview with Herd on Sci-Fi Buzz in which he said that Captain Galaxy on Quantum Leap was his favorite role. I certainly understand why; that was a really good episode. "Holy smokin' retro rockets, Captain Galaxy!"
     
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