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Old 08-22-2008, 02:42 AM
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Why?
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Robert Picardo
One of the great charater actors of TV.
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Old 08-23-2008, 02:13 PM
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The emh kind of reminded me of Bones. I met Robert Picardo at a Star Trek convention once. He was a nice guy. When I left he did the Vulcan "Live Long And Prosper" to me!
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Because he was funny!
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I think, personally he was a really great way of getting an 'everyman' into the trek world, that otherwise is pretty hard to do (except for getting 'murdoch' into the Enterprise, Ron Moore loves it when a plan comes together)....
I think it might be hard to describe him as an everyman given his artifical nature, I think perhaps he was just more relatable. Plus there's much to be said for a character that tells it like it is - could you imagine any regular member of starfleet saying "it seems I've found myself on the voyage of the damned"? That line really sold me on the character early on in the show.
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I think it might be hard to describe him as an everyman given his artifical nature, I think perhaps he was just more relatable. Plus there's much to be said for a character that tells it like it is - could you imagine any regular member of starfleet saying "it seems I've found myself on the voyage of the damned"? That line really sold me on the character early on in the show.
His one-liners like that were pretty awesome. One of the funnier characters of any of the shows.
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Old 12-28-2009, 09:39 PM
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He was a great Star Trek character, a combo of Bones and the 'Alien' Outsider type, played by a fine actor, Robert Picardo.
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I think it might be hard to describe him as an everyman given his artifical nature, I think perhaps he was just more relatable. Plus there's much to be said for a character that tells it like it is - could you imagine any regular member of starfleet saying "it seems I've found myself on the voyage of the damned"? That line really sold me on the character early on in the show.
I really enjoy characters who in TV shows are the ones written who can say all the things that in real life, people tend not to say because of politeness or convention etc.

I just would prefer it be a flesh and blood character that did it and not a program on a database playing a less well written retread of Data.
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I just would prefer it be a flesh and blood character that did it and not a program on a database playing a less well written retread of Data.
All things considered, Kevin, the Doctor's no less of a flesh and blood character than any other on television.
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All things considered, Kevin, the Doctor's no less of a flesh and blood character than any other on television.
Sorry, I really have no care for the Doc period. I wanted to delete him very quickly and even at that his style of arc had been done already in Trek.

Just little to get warmed up over for me, I'm afraid.
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Sorry, I really have no care for the Doc period. I wanted to delete him very quickly and even at that his style of arc had been done already in Trek.

Just little to get warmed up over for me, I'm afraid.
Is your dislike of the doctor based a lot on the fact that his character development has parallels with Data or were their aspects of Picardo's acting which put you off? Sorry I know you've answered aspects of this question before but thought it'd be good to get an overall succinct answer.
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