The most popular characters on Discovery

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Discovery' started by RAMA, Sep 16, 2020.

  1. WarpTenLizard

    WarpTenLizard Commander Red Shirt

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    Jet Reno
    Harry Mudd
    Una/Number One
     
  2. dantro

    dantro Ensign Newbie

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    1. Saru
    2. Burnham
     
  3. TimeIsAPredator

    TimeIsAPredator Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    1. Saru by a long shot
    2. Stamets also way ahead of the rest
    3. Pike

    Would have had Lorca if it wasn't for the big reveal.
    Also have a massive softspot for Detmer but we don't get enough of her to have near the top 3
     
  4. RAMA

    RAMA Admiral Admiral

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    I like Reno too but she needs more screen time
     
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  5. tomalak301

    tomalak301 Fleet Admiral Premium Member

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    1. Suru
    2. Stamets - I hope we get a little less pining for Culber this season. I want the first season Stamets back.
    3. Pike - I'm looking forward to SNW because of Mount

    Honorable Mentions:

    Lorca - Yeah the character assassination was dumb, but I wonder looking back and having seen season 1 as a binge recently, if he wasn't right about everything

    Tilly - She can be a little annoying, but she's a fun character and I appreciated "Runaway (Also rewatched recently)" more because of her.
     
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  6. ananta

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    Burnham is a fantastic character, complex and inherently conflicted, with a solid arc, and I think SMG is a great actress even if prone to over-emoting. I love Stamets and don’t think he’s featured nearly enough. Tilly is enormous fun and also wonderfully empathetic and relatable. My favourite though is probably Saru, who’s up there with Spock, Data and Odo as one of Trek’s great ‘alien outsider’ characters, yet among the most human of all.
     
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  7. Oddish

    Oddish Fleet Captain Captain

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    I like Tilly because she reminds me of myself, an officer who isn't quite squared away. And I like Lorca because he's played by Lucius Malfoy. Not sure about #3 right now.
     
  8. Jadeb

    Jadeb Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Pike
    Lorca
    Saru
    Stamets and Culber
    Jet
     
  9. USS Excelsior

    USS Excelsior Commodore Commodore

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    Morn, who just made a brief appearance before being gobbled up by that thing.
     
  10. XCV330

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    I'd have to break it down by season since the cast has changed significantly so far each time, and attentions to characters have changed too

    s1:
    1:Tilly
    2:Lorca
    3:Saru

    s2:
    1: Pike
    2: Saru
    3: Culber

    ill have to see, with season 3. The Homerization of Tilly that seemed about to happen in s2 needs to stop, though.
     
  11. Crazyewok

    Crazyewok Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Grudge.

    A maincoon will.always win.
     
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  12. Nyotarules

    Nyotarules Vice Admiral Moderator

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    Grudge (ancestor of Spot)
    And the huge worm, what was her name again? Molly
    The tardigrade
     
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  13. ThreeEdgedSword

    ThreeEdgedSword Captain Captain

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    I'll consider only the first 2 seasons for now, although I gotta say I'm very impressed by Ayala, particularly after seeing him in the Ready Room. Good acting, Royal Shakespeare Company actor, eloquent, intelligent, bonuses: that accent plus he's a friend/ colleague of SPS ... So he and his feline friend are certainly on the shortlist for the future.

    1. Saru
    2. Reno
    3. Culber
    4. Prime Giorgiou (R.I.P.)
    5. Stamets
     
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  14. Uhura's Song

    Uhura's Song Commander Red Shirt

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    1. Saru
    2. Stamets
    3. Pike

    Honorable mention: Amanda, Admiral Cornwell, Lorca.

    Tilly is getting to almost be a parody of herself, like JJ Trek Scotty in the movies.
    Still like her.

    Burnham, Tyler, L'Rell, Culber, and Georgiou are all interesting characters as well. Good backstories.

    Also like #1, Spock, Sarek, & Mudd.
     
  15. Succubint

    Succubint Captain Captain

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    1. Burnham and Saru tied. Don't make me choose!
    3. Stamets and Tilly tied. Ditto!

    Honorable mentions: Cornwall, L'Rell, Spock and Empress Georgiou

    Lorca and Pike are great, just not the kinds of characters I gravitate towards.
     
  16. donners22

    donners22 Commodore Commodore

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    Sahil seems to have become popular fast, judging from the feedback I've seen.

    My top 3:

    - Lorca
    - Tilly
    - Mudd
     
  17. Rainard Fox

    Rainard Fox Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    My top 3 of original DSC characters:
    1. Ash Tyler (love his growth in s2)
    2. Gabriel Lorca (before the mirror twist)
    3. Paul Stamets

    Counting characters from TOS:
    1. Christopher Pike
    2. Spock
    3. Number One

    I'd be easier with Burnham, if she had not so much screen time and knew basic rules of logic. The only episode in which she behaved like a scientist and a good officer was "New Eden."
     
  18. Takeru

    Takeru Takeru - Space Police Premium Member

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    I like them all but currently my top 3 are:

    1. Tilly
    2. Georgiou
    3. Stamets
     
  19. bookworm8571

    bookworm8571 Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Stamets and Jett Reno and Saru are current favorites of mine. Of current non regulars, I also like Captain Pike, Number One and Spock. I liked Captain Lorca and was irritated when they made him evil.

    I’ve always found Michael Burnham a rather tedious character and Tilly has become annoying.
     
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