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Best Star Trek Captain?

Discussion in 'The Vapor Lounge' started by Caligula, Dec 9, 2013.

  1. Caligula

    Caligula HTTP ERROR: 404 - NOT FOUND

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    I have to disagree with this comment.
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  2. Jahannum

    Jahannum Well-Known Member

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    Picard>the others
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  3. Stu

    Stu Maconheiro Staff Member

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  4. Vicki

    Vicki Herbal Alchemist

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    We could always start another thread to discuss the best Captain/series in Star Trek. ;)
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  5. pakalolo

    pakalolo RoboMod v3.17 (ticking) Staff Member

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    Indeed we could!

    Curses, XenForo won't let me link to a specific time. Jump to 1m24s.

    @Stu, while there's no doubt Shatner was highly egotistical in those days, he's re-made himself into a charming and really funny guy. He's also made the documentary The Captains, which anyone interested in this topic should watch. (The link is to a low-res version, 360p.)
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  6. Vicki

    Vicki Herbal Alchemist

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    Shatner has always been a pompous ass, thinking everyone should cater to him. He even threw a childish fit when he found out he would not be cast for Trek 2009, and refused to even help Chris Pine. Grow up asshole.

    I'll go with Picard! We actually got to meet Patrick Stewart this year, and he is a very nice, humble man! :nod:

    I hate people that are dicks in real life, and I will give them no praise for it.
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  7. Caligula

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    lwien Well-Known Member

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    Ooops. Star TREK captain. My bad................ :ninja:
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  9. RUDE BOY

    RUDE BOY Space is the Place

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    I've gotta agree with @Stu on this No contest it's Capt. KIRK !! The First OG ( and I do mean Gangsta) KIRK.
    Yes he's a Prick sometimes But He Is "The KIRK , Face Of The Star Trek".... if not Kirk then Capt Pike.
    That's what I say. But then again I'm baked and it's only 13:00. FUN FUN FUN.
  10. lwien

    lwien Well-Known Member

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    I was dating a girl, Caroline, whose uncle was William Shatner, or as she use to call him, Uncle Bill, the asshole.
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  11. Stu

    Stu Maconheiro Staff Member

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    I think Shatner's pompous ass attitude just adds to his charm. ;) The Shatner Roast a few years ago on Comedy Central was funny as hell. Shatner IS Star Trek to me as I grew up watching it every week with my dad, so yeah I'll probably always be biased.

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  12. lwien

    lwien Well-Known Member

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    I grew up watching Buzz Corey and the Space Patrol, the original Star Trek crew. :cool:

    And listen to the phrasing of Buzz Corey and you can see where Shatner got his phrasing clues from.

    This was the pinnacle of special effects:

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  13. RUDE BOY

    RUDE BOY Space is the Place

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    ^^Space Patrol ! Damn your an Old one:myday:. Paul Kantner and space patrol, golden oldies.



    edit: Airplane or Starship ?
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  14. lwien

    lwien Well-Known Member

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  15. grokit

    grokit power cosmic

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    I dug both kirk and picard, but would give the nod to the original series & captain just for hamming it up the most. I also think the original stands up to time better as more of a cult series than gen II.

    But overall I gotta agree with @Hexi, the best series & captain was ds9 & sisko :ninja: :2c:
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  16. arf777

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    Best series and most realistic captain, DS9 and Sisko.
    Coolest, Sisko (come on, he's Avery fuckin Brooks).
    But best overall? though I grew up with Kirk, and he's a Member of the Tribe (I'm a Jewish bulldog), gotta be Picard. I can smell his alpha-ness from here. I get a whiff from the others, but that dude is like bacon.
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  17. lwien

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    I don't think I've ever seen "bacon" and "member of the tribe" in one sentence. ;)
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    THC SCIENTIFIC Black Gold Manufacturer

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    Janeway. I dunno something about torpedoing the captain on her chair sounds nerds dream come true.
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    NinjaMindTriks Ninja Vapor Enthusiast

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  20. syrupy

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    That's funny about Shatner and Chris Pine, since Pine's Kirk is a bigger a-hole than Shatner's.

    Has anyone seen the miniseries or movie that had Shatner interviewing the other captains? It made me appreciate Kate Mulgrew a lot more. Also, Sir Patrick had an interesting childhood.
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  21. Vicki

    Vicki Herbal Alchemist

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    Are you talking about the one that I just quoted that pakalolo previously posted?
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  22. lwien

    lwien Well-Known Member

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    A bit off topic, but I REALLY liked Shatner in Boston Legal.
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  23. syrupy

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    That looks like the movie. There was a five part mini-series, where he did an hour with each actor, which was excellent too. Don't have a link, but it's on netflix...
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  24. Jahannum

    Jahannum Well-Known Member

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    Has to be Picard for me. His voice acting ability, also the type of character he has, I kind of think like him too. I like the way he solves problems by thinking, kinda reminds me of Odysseus.

    Data...... Data, Picard and Worf are the main reason I love TNG so much.

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  25. max

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    At least Shatner got to the point/age where he didn't take himself seriously anymore.

    I liked Picard better as captain. Stewart didn't chew the scenery like Shatner did.


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