From: Stabby McGee | #006 For example, he's been in Starfleet for 20 years and yet he always acts like he's only just started hanging around with human.
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The Vic Viper Posted 3/26/2012 11:38:10 AM
What bugs me the most about that episode is how Riker is simply appointed at the prosecutor, as opposed to, say, an actual lawyer. Of course, Starfleet didn't get the concept of conflict of interest back in Kirk's day, and apparently they still haven't. --- ~ The Vic Viper ~ "I have nightmares about hell, where all I do is add up numbers and try to have conversations with people like you."
Sir Will Posted 3/26/2012 1:52:06 PM
Didn't have any on hand, she'd only just set up shop. She said that. So rules allowed them to use senior officers for it. Now whether or not those are good rules is questionable, but the episode explained the situation. --- River Song: Well, I was off to this gay gypsy bar mitzvah for the disabled when I thought 'Gosh, the Third Reich's a bit rubbish, I think i'll kill the Fuhrer'
dark lancer Posted 3/26/2012 3:45:26 PM
For example, he's been in Starfleet for 20 years and yet he always acts like he's only just started hanging around with human.
Why does he want to learn about humans only? What about Bolians, Andorians, Tellarites, Vulcans, Trill, or any of the dozens of Federation races? --- "In a time of universal deceit, telling the truth is a revolutionary act." --George Orwell [Papal Crusaders]
Stardrifter001 Posted 3/26/2012 5:30:19 PM
Throughout the series he does learn about plenty of species. But he's most interested in humans because he...
a) Was found by humans b) Was made by a human c) Was made in the image of a human --- Check out our Ultimate DC fanfiction board!! http://ultimatedc.proboards.com/index.cgi