Why don't the EMH's hands move super FAST?

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Voyager' started by teacake, Aug 2, 2013.

  1. Gaith

    Gaith Vice Admiral Admiral

    May 11, 2008
    San Francisco, CA
    Same reason the computer doesn't automatically beam stun grenades to wherever intruders appear. Rule of Drama.
  2. bbjeg

    bbjeg Admiral Admiral

    May 24, 2013
    Right here buddy.
    He's probably a perfect 98 degrees to please patients.
  3. Cmdr.Druss

    Cmdr.Druss Lieutenant Red Shirt

    Mar 15, 2012
    Voyagers case was unique though, I do agree that his personality wasn't brilliant for their circumstances but we saw the Doctor change and grow.

    In the AQ though, his bad personality doesn't seem like enough of a reason to pull all the EMH Mk1's out of action, when the EMH would normally only be being used in emergency/life or death situations.

    And wouldn't it be easier to rewrite a personality subroutine instead of redesigning a whole new EMH Mk2
  4. teacake

    teacake Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Jan 20, 2007
    inside teacake
    I think they should have rewritten his personality so it was exactly like Captain Janeway and then also given him Captain Janeway's hair (season 5 hair preferably).
  5. KaraBear

    KaraBear Captain Captain

    Jul 22, 2013
    yes! Bob Picardo with that hair would be awesome!
  6. Finn

    Finn Vice Admiral Admiral

    Mar 30, 2006
    I wonder if the Mark one became an issue in the early days of the Dominion War when things were going badly for Starfleet. EMHs may have been used frequently in these days.

    It's possible a few ships used a Mark two or three for a while as replacements may take a while to arrive.