Why was Kes written off the show?

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Voyager' started by Kooz, Feb 23, 2012.

  1. teacake

    teacake Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Oh I am sorry to disappoint but it's definitely the characters!
     
  2. JanewayRulz!

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    Egads! :cardie:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fowpiLRmzUM

    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fowpiLRmzUM[/yt]


    That is just soooo wrong on soooo many levels! :eek:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ni6Mr0IV2TQ

    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ni6Mr0IV2TQ[/yt]

    If he has to walk in one someone with his exwife... I nominate Helena :drool: ....trying to make Myka "jealous". ;)

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPEPj2Wqao4

    [yt]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPEPj2Wqao4[/yt]
     
  3. Guy Gardener

    Guy Gardener Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    You don't have to work that hard to become a TV producer and make all these fantasies real.

    Labour as a dentist for 10 years, use your money wisely, then strut into a production studio with 10 million dollars and dreams of playing action figures with famous people, so that a year and a half later you can strut out with 30 million and a fully stocked wankbank.

    If this isn't the American dream, then American's are idiots.
     
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  4. teacake

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    JRulez I just watched all your videos and there was not a whiff of Kate/Jeri in any of them! I was thinking they were all Kate/Jeri vids, wah!!

    Oh and yes to Helena. With anyone. Thanks.

    Guy that sounds like way too much hard work, I think I'll stick to patched together youtubes of never realized couples.
     
  5. Guy Gardener

    Guy Gardener Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Of course it's too much work to play with Australian celebrities like action figures.

    From my extensive research on the subject, the Australian dream is "another Beer".
     
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  6. teacake

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    There are Australian celebrities?

    Our Nic doesn't count.
     
  7. Guy Gardener

    Guy Gardener Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    What do you call someone who has been on Home and Away for a couple years?
     
  8. teacake

    teacake Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Employed.
     
  9. Melakon

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    Hugo Weaving? Or is he out for having gone Hollywood?

    I'll also suggest Vernon Wells.
     
  10. Guy Gardener

    Guy Gardener Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    How about someone who scored a try for the Cronulla Sharks last week?
     
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  11. teacake

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    I'll need some peroxide, stat!
     
  12. MrFerrarwire

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    IDK, something always seemed off about her, maybe it was the fact that I like my women to have jagged teeth of steel and she was a soft delicate flower, whom was the nicest girl on earth ....... until she wasn't and she turned on the dude who was actually the nicest guy on the ship .... Neelix. I understand that this is writing and not her fault, but her character ended up morphing into the sum total of everything I hated about seriously dating girls my age, when I was in my teens and early twenties. I guess that would of been cool, if they had written her into the show like they did Ezri Dax in DS9, but they wanted to give her all of the maturity of a 90 year old woman, but without the character and loyalty to match. I absolutely love B'Elanna Torres and Captain Janeway grew on me in a major way as well, but I never ended up liking Kes at all and since I started the show with the knowledge that she got iced at some point, I began to anticipate her annoying soft voice and overtly nice attitude with everyone except neelix whom she used as an emotional punching bag.
     
  13. Ghislaine H. B. BRAEME

    Ghislaine H. B. BRAEME Captain Captain

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    Kes was written off to 1) make room for Seven. Of course, producers submitted that her character didn't "print" in minds of fans but the same was valid for Kim, Naomie & Sam Wildman, wasn't it?! -> we saw them less often and it was ok. 2) for a financial question. Production costs were raised and money dedicated to the main cast was already highly raised -> to have both Ryan & Lien seemed impossible..., what didn't prevent the producers, to find money to hire, later, 4 useless children to interpret Bog kids and to keep 1, Manu Intiraymi alias Icheb, until the end! 3) as far as Kes was an integral part of Neelix, because she was his fiancée. Once separated, it seemed difficult to associate her to another one, as seeing as producers refused that she exists by herself, forgetting that she was the assistant of the doctor during 3 years, quite studying medical courses... . She could have been a very experienced medical assistant or better, practicing counseling (if the EMH and Chakotay did it, I don't see why Kes wouldn't be a right choice, as seeing as she had all qualities to do this work!), what Voyager was deprived.