News "Star Trek’s Jeri Ryan Enjoyed Playing Seven of Nine On Picard More Than Voyager"

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  1. Qonundrum

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    Possible small spoilers ahead?

    https://screenrant.com/star-trek-jeri-ryan-seven-nine-picard-voyager-preference/
    Article has more.


    IMHO, it would be harder to act out convincingly someone like Seven without the emotions or to feign to straining them in the way some of us just are in real life - she's definitely a great actor and one of a few that can really sell any number of character archetypes. Ever see "Boston Public"? (No relation to "Boston Legal"... :D)
     
  2. Lord Garth

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    The Seven/Raffi thing isn't really a spoiler. And it's a given she'll have more to do in general and will be on La Sirena.

    I'm glad Jeri Ryan's having a better time on Picard. The more I hear about what happened on Voyager, the more I'm horrified about what she had to put up with and go through before.
     
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  3. cosmic mouse

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    Yeah, and that damned, degrading catsuit should be near the top of the heap... the removal of that is like 50% improvement right off the bat.
     
  4. StarMan

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    She looked miles better wearing a Starfleet uniform in the episode Relativity (even if it was, erm, well tailored).

    Come to think of it - where was Icheb's catsuit? Wouldn't he have needed one for the same reasons as Seven? :lol:
     
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    I understand why some people are looking askance at this; she spent four seasons on Voyager vs. a comparatively short time on Picard, and people want to believe that the actors involved in a show they love find as much meaning in making it as fans do watching it. But given everything she had to endure during Voyager's production, it's not surprising at all that she favors her time on Picard.
     
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  6. Tenacity

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    Of course she enjoyed it more. Kate Mulgrew wasn't there.
     
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    Personally, I enjoyed her equally in both series.... :hugegrin: Bring on season 2!:techman::borg:
     
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    I like how you really broke this down because the headline made me do a double take I must admit. I didn't grasp it at first, being that as a fan I enjoyed the character of Seven of Nine on Voyager more than the depiction on Picard, but it's a good reminder to separate the actor from the role they play or the different productions they are on.
     
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    Seven was beautifully handled on PIC.
     
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    I love Seven's character in Picard. Easily the second strongest after Picard.
     
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    Seven was easily the best thing about PIC.
    I wasn't a fan of the Icheb outcome, but it puts Seven in the right mindset for this series. I vote Seven for a "tempered" Borg Queen with Raffi by her side. Hoping we get some follow up with this plot thread. :techman:
     
  12. Rey

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    I am so glad she can finally wear clothes that don't make her pass out from not being able to breathe, oh my god. :weep: Really looking forward to seeing what she gets up to next season.
     
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    This is a really low bar.

    I remember a quote from way back...

    "Being forced to go to work on the set every day made me physically ill."
     
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  14. TimeIsAPredator

    TimeIsAPredator Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I had a little giggle when I read this.
    I know your hearts in the right place just a funny choice of words
     
  15. nic3636

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    Yeah, the catsuit was kind of dumb, trying to appeal to teenage boys. It got worse in ENT, there were some scenes between TPol and Trip that were almost like an attempt to have pornography on the show.
     
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    I was a teenage boy and hated all of that. It pains me to this day that type of pandering.
     
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    Well then you were a better teenage boy than I was.
     
  18. fireproof78

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    I doubt that. But pandering is always BS to me.
     
  19. Campe

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    I'll admit that 17 year old Campe loved Seven in a catsuit when she first appeared. By the time the show ended, 21 year old Campe realized how pandering it was. Amazing what a few years of college and the experiences therein does.
     
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    Umm....yes..... I also realized it was pandering at 21.....Yup, I was definitely 21 when I realized it was pandering....