Who should voice the USS Enterprises computers?

Discussion in 'Future of Trek' started by GhostFaceSaint, Nov 20, 2009.

  1. Jeyl

    Jeyl Commodore Commodore

    Feb 19, 2009
    Asheville, NC
    A. It can't be a male voice because the Enterprise herself is a LADY.

    B. I go with Kate Mulgrew. :eek:
  2. FreddyE

    FreddyE Captain Captain

    Oct 15, 2009
    I distincly remember that there was a male computer voice in trek at least once. I think it was in TMP.
  3. AviTrek

    AviTrek Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Jan 31, 2006
    Was the Cardassian voice male?
  4. SilentP

    SilentP Commodore Commodore

    May 21, 2009
    is in a very lonely Corner of the Circle
    Yes it was.
  5. John Picard

    John Picard Vice Admiral Admiral

    Tricia Helfer, in that sultry voice she used as Baltar's angel.
  6. QuasarVM

    QuasarVM Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Oct 30, 2008
    How bout Sigourney Weaver?
  7. Corran Horn

    Corran Horn Vice Admiral Admiral

    Jun 4, 2001
    She was good in WALL-E.

    Judi Durand would be my choice.
  8. Johnnymuffintop

    Johnnymuffintop Commander Red Shirt

    Oct 16, 2008
    Riverside, CA
    Why doesn't someone just take all Majel Barrett-Roddenberry dialogue that can be found and come up with a synthesized version? I mean, that way we could both have the voice we all know and love, while still sounding like a computer.
  9. jefferiestubes8

    jefferiestubes8 Commodore Premium Member

    Mar 8, 2009
    New York City
    sythsized or sampled Majel Barrett?

    same question here for you to answer.
  10. Johnnymuffintop

    Johnnymuffintop Commander Red Shirt

    Oct 16, 2008
    Riverside, CA
    I'm suggesting getting as much reference material as possible and creating an emulator, not just using what existing audio there is.

    Also, I think no matter who it is, it should have a GlaDos sort of computer sound. Sure, its the future, but I still think a computer should sound "not quite human" (no pun intended referring to the film I love so much).
  11. T'Girl

    T'Girl Vice Admiral Admiral

    Aug 20, 2009
    How about this? Instead of just a actress doing a voice-over, let's pull an idea from another Gene Roddenberry show and have a full computer image like Andromeda Ascendant. It the only thing about that show I actual liked. I'm not suggesting a uber-battle droid, but a hiring a actress who would be the personification of the ship's computer. What do you think?
  12. Lazarus

    Lazarus Fleet Captain

    Jan 17, 2003
    Cardassian computer voice was a woman called Judy Durand.
  13. Trevacious

    Trevacious Captain Captain

    Mar 6, 2005
    "The Shields...are gonna Break!"
  14. CaptainStoner

    CaptainStoner Knuckle-dragging TNZ Denizen Admiral

    Sep 11, 2007
    Hill dweller
    I think he would be good, but I think my choice would be Marina Sirtis, not only for her connection to Majel, but her tone is about right.
  15. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

    May 10, 2005
    The visitor's bullpen
    Only in the VOY episode "Deadlock", I think. (The voice of the automated missile that B'Elanna was trying to reprogram.)
  16. Nevyn

    Nevyn Lieutenant Red Shirt

    Jul 20, 2009
    Why not, we could say they extracted hips personality from B4 and made him the Enterprise's new computer. (Makes as little sense as his "takeover" from Countdown.)

    More likely would be if Starfleet made their computers sound like him to honour his actions in Nemesis.
  17. mackula

    mackula Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

    May 4, 2009
    Dr. Evil
  18. Ryan Thomas Riddle

    Ryan Thomas Riddle Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Dec 26, 2003
    The Bay Area
    Gates McFadden; her voice has a quality similar to Majel Barrett-Roddenberry's.
  19. DarKush

    DarKush Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Nov 18, 2005
    Morgan Freeman
    James Earl Jones
    Laurence Fishburne
    Keith David
    Elizabeth Hurley
    Marina Sirtis
  20. therealfoxbat

    therealfoxbat Commander Red Shirt

    Jan 11, 2008
    Las Vegas, NV
    Brad Garrett...

    Accept no substitute...

    Frank Welker could work...

    He does Scooby-Doo...
    Bronx (from Gargoyles)...
    Curious George...
    Money Ninjas (from Kim Possible)...
    K-9 (from Duck Dodgers)...
    Faffy (from Dave The Barbarian)...
    Cri-Kee (from Mulan)...
    Monkey (from Dexter's Laboratory)...
    Santa's Little Helper (from The Simpsons)...
    Ace The Bathound (from Batman Beyond)...
    Abu (from Aladdin)...
    Shag (from Road Rovers)...
    Suchi (from Captain Planet And The Planeteers)...
    Isis The Cat (from Batman The Animated Series)...
    Bigfoot (from A Goofy Movie)...
    Chainsaw The Dog (from Goof Troop)...
    Furrball (from Tiny Toon Adventures)...
    Max The Sheepdog (from The Little Mermaid)...
    Toby The Dog (from The Great Mouse Detective)...
    Felicia The Cat (from The Great Mouse Detective)...
    Royal Guard Dogs (from The Great Mouse Detective)...
    Uni (from Dungeons And Dragons)...
    Brain (from Inspector Gadget)...
    Wonder Dog (from Super Friends)...
    Dino (from recent Flintstones cartoons)...
    Bandit (from recent Jonny Quest cartoons)...

    :devil: :devil: :devil: