Subject: Re: How political-correctness ruined the Pirelli calendar
> I prefered Deep Space Nine but I heard
> americans (generalisong here) didn;t
I didn't. But I guess by then I had grown up and
wasn't watching much TV. The problem for me
with DS9 was that the sci-fi was all but gone.
They'd pulled a George Lucas on Star Trek, turning
it into a silly, PC, kiddie show. (Though not quite
so bad as Star Wars, which is more like high school
cafeteria with a Milky Way theme, to the tune of
But worse was the acting of the Cisco character.
What was that supposed to be? Did he think he
was doing Shakespeare in a large theater that
required shouting and hyper-enunciating all lines?
I could imagine him proclaiming, "I do not like
mustard on hot dogs!" with all the force and drama
of giving an ultimatum to a planetary leader who's
just fired the first shot in a pending war.
To be fair, though, the acting wasn't great in
any of the series. It was TV, after all. (But yes,
I find "7 of 9" positively captivating.