The Least Disliked Holodeck Episode

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  1. Discofan

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    TNG Season 1: “11001001”, because of Picard's terrible French accent! :guffaw:

    But more seriously because it isn't as good as what's left.

    TNG Season 1: “The Big Goodbye”
    TNG Season 3: “Hollow Pursuits”
    DS9 Season 4: “Our Man Bashir”
    VOY Season 3: “Worst Case Scenario”
     
  2. Prax

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    Fair enough. I didn't think of Move Along Home, which is actually in an alien holodeck aboard their ship. Yes, it could get complicated.
     
  3. Prax

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    Wow, this is tough. I kind of want to choose the Big Goodbye, but I can't. I will allow Hollow Pursuits to sit the rest of this game out, simply because Barclay has an awfullly cheesy imagination.

    TNG Season 1: “The Big Goodbye”
    DS9 Season 4: “Our Man Bashir”
    VOY Season 3: “Worst Case Scenario”
     
  4. Takeru

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    The Big Goodbye, it's the least fun of the remaining episodes.

    DS9 Season 4: “Our Man Bashir”
    VOY Season 3: “Worst Case Scenario”
     
  5. Prax

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    I won't vote, but both of these very good episodes have the same deficiency, -plausibility
     
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  6. Seven of Five

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    I'll gor for Worst Case Scenario, though I love them both. Tuvok being the one behind the training program was a masterstroke, and it was good to see Seska again.

    Worst Case Scenario wins!
     
  7. Discofan

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    Not a bad winner but I would have preferred "The Big Goodbye"
     
  8. Sakonna

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    I too was rooting for "The Big Goodbye", which is probably Top 5 All Trek for me, or "Our Man Bashir", DS9's best holodeck episode. But it's nice that Voyager finally wins something! And they were the Trek show that did the most with the holodeck, so that is also fitting.

    Thanks for playing all! This one I found particularly fun to watch unfold. I'll have "Least Disliked Mirror Universe Episode" up later today...
     
  9. Farscape One

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    I was hoping for this one, "OUR MAN BASHIR", or "BRIDE OF CHAOTICA!" to win. Glad the winner won.
     
  10. JirinPanthosa

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    I like Our Man Bashir better but WCS is one of the best.

    The biggest problem with WCS is there’s no plausible time Seska would have set this up. There’s no point where she thought she would be caught and had time to do this.

    The only possible thing I can think of is she programmed it in then left some dormant contingency that it would only trigger if she had been caught.
     
  11. Seven of Five

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    I know but it's such a fun episode I just kind of glaze over that bit. There are quite a few episodes that didnt make it that I would have voted for instead.
     
  12. Discofan

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    Well, Seska is a kind of genius. She's smarter than the whole staff put together and then some.

    There's no way that she (or her hologram) wouldn't have realized that the phaser was ALREADY set to kill and didn't need any more setting. I guess it's the "The very smart villain gets incredibly dumb for one second" plot resolution.
     
  13. Prax

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    Her overconfidence is her weakness
     
  14. Discofan

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    That's not overconfidence, it's a writer's trick. Remember that she's very good at noticing the detail that doesn't fit. Contrary to Seven as a Borg, she saw immediately that Chak as an older man meant that she had been defeated. Seven should have made the same deduction but apparently got stupid for the sake of the episode. Seven as a borg was planning to assimilate Voyager as soon as the war against 8472 was won. The presence of Chak meant that something went wrong with that plan.
     
  15. Prax

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    I was making a star wars joke
     
  16. Discofan

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    I must be the only Star Trek fan who never watched a single Star War movie. I only saw small excerpts.
     
  17. Prax

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    Sorry. Here u go:

    The emperor is hilarious, and made to be quoted
     
  18. Discofan

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    I see. Thank you.