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FuManchu

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Message Posted On Friday, July 14th 2006 at 8:04 am
What was Denise Crosby thinking, leaving a successful series in the first season? Think about what she could have done if she had stayed. I mean, damn, look at the longevity of Michael Dorn and Colm Meaney.

Seriously, what was she thinking?
Umibouzu

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Message Posted On Friday, July 14th 2006 at 8:38 am
There's more money to be made in movies, but she needed to stick around for longer than she did. Ah, I didn't miss her all that much anyway. I did like how her character returned later.
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Message Posted On Friday, July 14th 2006 at 9:20 am
I agree, she appeared in some of the best of the post season one episodes. I just wonder from that, what she could have done, if she had stayed on. I guess we’ll never know.
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Message Posted On Friday, July 14th 2006 at 11:55 am
i don't think much would have been different outside of the star trek universe. i didn't care for her anyway. when she died, i was like - eh, whatever. i don't think she would have ever been a leading lady no matter what.

i do agree that staying would have helped and not hurt.
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Message Posted On Friday, July 14th 2006 at 1:05 pm
On Friday, July 14th 2006 8:04 am, FuManchu wrote:
What was Denise Crosby thinking, leaving a successful series in the first season? Think about what she could have done if she had stayed. I mean, damn, look at the longevity of Michael Dorn and Colm Meaney.

Seriously, what was she thinking?


Maybe she wanted to star in something more mainstream where she had more character development.
FuManchu

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Message Posted On Friday, July 14th 2006 at 2:12 pm
On Friday, July 14th 2006 1:05 pm, Gus wrote:
On Friday, July 14th 2006 8:04 am, FuManchu wrote:
What was Denise Crosby thinking, leaving a successful series in the first season? Think about what she could have done if she had stayed. I mean, damn, look at the longevity of Michael Dorn and Colm Meaney.

Seriously, what was she thinking?


Maybe she wanted to star in something more mainstream where she had more character development.


Yes, but did she? I think she would have done better as an actress, if she had stayed. However, I have to agree with Cokebeard on his point that her staying would not have affected the series to any great degree. I guess her guest appearances have submented her into the lore.
Umibouzu

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Message Posted On Friday, July 14th 2006 at 2:28 pm
The only way that she would have done better in her role is if she had stayed and died later in the series. By that time, the viewer would have developed more of a connection with her. Seeing her die in season one was sort of silly. There's no way that the viewer could have connected with her at that point in the series. What's even sillier is that she "came back" for one episode, which aired before the episode that she died in, "Skin of Evil", just so she could give her little speech to Wesley about drugs in "Symbiosis".
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Message Posted On Friday, July 14th 2006 at 2:47 pm
Hmm? :./
I dunno, I'm so use to not seeing her on the tng later seasons, of not really thinking about if she would of not been killed off. and that kind of made me not really care that she left during the series progressing. I don't see any major story lines involving her in the progression series other then the al universes and her half Vulcan daughter thing.


Remembering the last episode of her character, I come to think she was becoming more found of Worf... they could of eventually had some sort of relationship during the series maybe?


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Message Posted On Friday, July 14th 2006 at 3:04 pm
On Friday, July 14th 2006 2:47 pm, gakhandal wrote:
I don't see any major story lines involving her in the progression series other then the al universes and her half Vulcan daughter thing.


LOL, she was half-Romulan. I don't think that the Enterprise-C was fighting the Vulcans in "Yesterday's Enterprise".
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Message Posted On Friday, July 14th 2006 at 3:53 pm
crap your right : ARGH that was one heck of a typo.

I got confused...I'm half asleep at them moment.. and I'm only up because I'm waiting to see the season premier of stargates

yes yes it 6pm here but...I woke up at 4:am to go to work to day... and arrived early at my home
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Message Posted On Friday, July 14th 2006 at 4:41 pm
On Friday, July 14th 2006 2:12 pm, FuManchu wrote:
On Friday, July 14th 2006 1:05 pm, Gus wrote:
On Friday, July 14th 2006 8:04 am, FuManchu wrote:
What was Denise Crosby thinking, leaving a successful series in the first season? Think about what she could have done if she had stayed. I mean, damn, look at the longevity of Michael Dorn and Colm Meaney.

Seriously, what was she thinking?


Maybe she wanted to star in something more mainstream where she had more character development.


Yes, but did she?


Unfortunately, no. It's a shame though. I personally would have loved it if Tasha had stayed for the whole series and the movies but, in fairness, she had no way of knowing that TNG would become as successful and popular as it did as no one expected it to last more than a year or two.
FuManchu

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Message Posted On Friday, July 14th 2006 at 7:42 pm
On Friday, July 14th 2006 3:53 pm, gakhandal wrote:
crap your right : ARGH that was one heck of a typo.

I got confused...I'm half asleep at them moment.. and I'm only up because I'm waiting to see the season premier of stargates

yes yes it 6pm here but...I woke up at 4:am to go to work to day... and arrived early at my home


YOU ARE THE WEAKEST LINK!

Sorry gakhandal, just a bad joke. A bit of British humor there. My bad.
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Message Posted On Friday, March 14th 2008 at 11:27 pm
Pardon me for resurrecting a "dead thread," but I'm new here and just read the end of Fu's last post. First of all, Denise's guest roles, first in Yesterday's Enterprise as alternate-time-line's Tasha Yar, then later as her Romulan daughter Sela, helped shake up the Federation almost as much as the Borg did. (The Borg were described in ST: First Contact as "definitely not Swedish" - a nod to former tennis great Bjorn Borg; however, they did assimilate a Swedish girl named Anneka Hansen, renaming her Seven of Nine, before she was rescued years later by Voyager.)

Secondly, Fu's bringing Anne Robinson's trademark saying into a sci-fi thread reminded me of the 2005 Doctor Who episode where the Doctor and Rose found them selves on the sets of futuristic versions of Big Brother and The Weakest Link respectively. In Rose's case, she dealt with what the captioner called an "Anne-Droid" (who herself in the next ep knocked off several invading Daleks before being beheaded by the next wave). It's a wonder that Frobinius Foss (or his estate if he's dead) didn't sue the BBC for reusing a character name of his infamous Star Wars (ep. IV) satire Hardware Wars, Leia-lookalike Princess Ann Droid...

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