Why wasn't Worf in Code of Honor?

Discussion in 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' started by The Overlord, Aug 26, 2013.

  1. jpv2000

    jpv2000 Captain Captain

    Dec 27, 2012
    Georgia, United States
    It's been ages since I saw this episode, but it did not strike me as racist in any way.
  2. The Old Mixer

    The Old Mixer The Mod You've Known for All These Years Moderator

    Feb 4, 2002
    Somewhere in Connecticut
    I hate to get involved in a debate like this, but at least one poster said that the costumes should have been a warning sign. The problem there is that the costumes were Persian/Arabian in style, not sub-Saharan African. I think the director was possibly going for a mix of ethnic influences (add in the references to Native American culture and a Chinese dynasty, IIRC).

    So all I'm saying here is that the costuming wasn't stereotypical of the racial type that was being cast. Don't shoot me.