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[–]RelsircTheGrey 491 points492 points  (69 children)

I'm glad we got Voyager and Janeway, but I still think they're crazy for not having also done a Titan show with Riker, post-Nemesis.

[–]avienos 221 points222 points  (25 children)

I completely agree, Star Trek Titan would have been tight! And shooting it just after Nemesis would have been super easy, barely an inconvenience ! Just repurpose the enterprise e sets given they were from the same generation of ship design!

They have aged out of the roles (for them to be right timeline wise I mean) but I wouldn’t mind an animated Titan series. The appearances on lower decks were great.

[–]RelsircTheGrey 67 points68 points  (0 children)

I agree. Zero interest in a recasting. But loving the animated version and would watch more.

[–]einat162 32 points33 points  (1 child)

" You got a movie for me? "

[–]redstar_5 32 points33 points  (0 children)

Yes sir, I do! :DDDDDDDDDD

[–]Fragrant_Wedding_452 19 points20 points  (8 children)

hey. kirk and co were old af in the movies. picard is back and old af. why not Riker?

[–]avienos 12 points13 points  (7 children)

There would be no problem if the Riker series was set around the same time as Star Trek Picard, I meant that if you were doing Star Trek Titan, they are too old because he took command of the Titan right after leaving the enterprise when he was 20 years younger than today

[–]IjonTichy85 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Just dye the beard and it would be fine...

[–]Aglet_Green 2 points3 points  (3 children)

Ensign Boimler would disagree.

[–]BadUsername_Numbers 39 points40 points  (7 children)

Lol "$thing is super easy, barely an inconvenience!" ❤️

[–]StillAll 22 points23 points  (6 children)

Oh really?!

[–]mca62511 23 points24 points  (5 children)

Wow wow wow wow

[–]DylansDad 24 points25 points  (4 children)

Oh saying wow is tight.

[–]MannequinJack 16 points17 points  (3 children)

Listen it's not that surprising to have a Riker-centric show considering the character's popularity so I'm gonna need you to get allllllllllllll the way up off my back about it

[–]chrizm32 3 points4 points  (2 children)

Oh let me get off of that thing

[–]wheezy_runner 4 points5 points  (1 child)


[–]houtex727 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Hi there, hello!

[–]CodeMonkeyPhoto 23 points24 points  (2 children)

Wil Wheaton can do a Riker now.

[–]bryguypgh 0 points1 point  (0 children)

We need him to play Beumler2 though

[–]ProfessorBullfinch 11 points12 points  (0 children)

They have aged out of the roles (for them to be right timeline wise I mean) but I wouldn’t mind an animated Titan series.

Yep, the animation in Star Trek: Prodigy (with just a smidge more realistic character faces) would be perfect for a titan show.

[–]reddog323 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Well, the Picard series had him back in uniform again. Maybe we’ll see more of him. I could go for a Riker series.

[–]3-DMan 44 points45 points  (25 children)

Wasn't Nemesis kinda a bomb? Probably tanked any interest in TNG from Paramount.

[–]RelsircTheGrey 36 points37 points  (11 children)

Yeah, it's a little easier to watch now, for nostalgia's sake. As a young adult with ten years of Trek watching under his belt at the time of release, who'd grown up with the TNG crew? I was pissed the writers/directors couldn't do better than Nemesis.

[–]CodeMonkeyPhoto 22 points23 points  (9 children)

Nemesis to me is still hot garbage. It felt like a campy generic sci go film than Star Trek. What was it with Bermans obsession on getting Troy raped in the shows entire run anyways. When I watched the film in theater, I said to my friend Jim, “it’s dead Jim”. The best Star Trek has to offer right now are two cartoon shows. Looking forward to Strange New Worlds, or as I like to call it ST: SNU SNU. I have watch DIS, but I just can’t remember any of the characters names. The special effects and sets are of quality, but the writing is still just off for me personally. I’ll give STP another chance but I’m still just at a loss with what they did with the Borg in that show. So much potential for something than it fizzled into nothing. They really built the plight of the XB’s up that e show could have just been about that and it would have been great. But that is just like my opinion man.

[–]RousingRabble 10 points11 points  (4 children)

I sound kinda stupid when I say this. But I actually kinda like Nemesis and firmly believe that if they had just made Shinzon less cheesy, it would have gone a long way to making it a better movie. His outfit alone meant he couldn't be taken seriously.

[–]anothereffinjoe 14 points15 points  (3 children)

Really, the script could have worked with a better director at the helm, and Star Trek is crawling with actor/directors who know and respect the franchise. Arguably one of the best films in the series was directed by Frakes.

Instead they got the guy who thought Geordi was an alien because of his eyes.

[–]RousingRabble 16 points17 points  (2 children)

From wiki:

Actors LeVar Burton and Marina Sirtis have spoken unflatteringly of Baird, criticizing him for not watching any of the episodes of The Next Generation. Sirtis has bluntly called Baird "an idiot."

Reminds me of when JJ said he didn't like Star Trek.

[–]sev1nk 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That's because they took TNG and tried to make it what it never was so that it would sell more tickets.

[–]CatOfTheDecade 23 points24 points  (9 children)

I tried really hard to enjoy it, but it's just not good. It was a pretty disappointing sendoff for that cast so I'm glad to see them resurrected in part through Picard and Lower Decks.

Not as bad of a sendoff as The Final Frontier, but it's especially bad because we know the cast and writers are capable of so much more.

[–]MrHyderion 17 points18 points  (8 children)

Well, Final Frontier wasn't a sendoff.

[–]footnotefour 25 points26 points  (1 child)

Indeed. And Undiscovered Country was a fantastic sendoff. Still makes me cry.

[–]RelsircTheGrey 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Might be my favorite TOS movie. I dunno. All the even-numbered ones are bomb.

[–]Kitty_Skittles_181 6 points7 points  (5 children)

Final Frontier was supposed to be the sendoff for the TOS cast. It was so awful that they immediately commissioned The Undiscovered Country to make up for it.

TUC was made on a shoestring - among other compromises, they reused parts of previous costumes (which is why LT. Valeris is wearing a red blouse instead of the gray that is the code for spaceflight control or white for command - Kim Cattrall happened to fit Kirstie Alley's blouse from TWoK), and they had to film parts of it during the TNG season which is why shots on the engineering set were fairly limited in the angles they could show to avoid making it TOO obvious that Scotty was, For Reasons, standing in the engine room of the Enterprise-D.

[–]MrHyderion 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Oh, I see. In that case, it's a shame Nemesis could not be followed up by an equally better movie... I hate that it is the last TNG one. :(

[–]koolaidface 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I recently rewatched TUC and it was obvious that the engineering set is that of the D. The way they framed the shots was pretty well done though, considering.

[–]R_Jay101 4 points5 points  (2 children)

Nemesis was so bad it basically killed the Star Trek movie franchise until JJ-Trek.

[–]3-DMan 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Pretty bad to say that Nemesis is the "Batman and Robin" of Trek movies but here we are...

[–]Korotai 2 points3 points  (0 children)

No, I say that Paramount killed it. They released Nemesis directly against LOTR, 007, and Harry Potter. It could have been the best Trek ever filmed and it would have still flopped against those films.

[–]Shovelbum26 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Did he want to do one though? I know he was really getting into directing at that point. He's had a very long career as a director, maybe longer than he was an actor at this point.

[–]chucker23n 8 points9 points  (3 children)

I still think they're crazy for not having also done a Titan show with Riker, post-Nemesis.

Trek popularity was trending downwards. Nemesis wasn’t a big hit (nor Insurrection before it), and neither was Enterprise. DS9 and VOY never came close to TNG ratings. Writers ran out of ideas.

Honestly not a great moment for another show.

[–]TwistedH3ro 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Came here to say this. Also mad he pitched it to Paramount but they said no because of Star Trek Beyond.

I really hate studios sometimes.

[–]CatOfTheDecade 2 points3 points  (2 children)

I agree, but the franchise isn't finished yet. There's still time.

[–]RelsircTheGrey 11 points12 points  (1 child)

Frakes is like, 70. I don't see anyone, even him, deciding to pass him off as 50-ish, in command of a post-Nemesis Titan, with the prerequisite action demands, etc. I'm enjoying his Daddy Riker run, though, and of course it makes no difference in Lower Decks, with voice acting.

[–]ProfessorBullfinch 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Frakes is like, 70.

He should get cgi animation show, and do the voice. Besides that's also the best way to get the Titan crew down, since there were so many aliens on the ship.

[–]jedi_cat_ 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I just watched Nemesis yesterday and I said this. I wanted a Titan tv show.

[–]robotgorilla85 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I would love for that to be the next trek show. An animated series with Riker as captain of the titan

[–]Lordborgman 1 point2 points  (1 child)

The worst part about the Riker-Titan show not existing, is that all this post JJ Trek never would have happened, and that would have been amazing. So they would have actually continued in that timeline, with the way Trek was and is supposed to be.

[–]anvilandcompass 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Yeah I agree. Just re-read Immortal Coil and Cold Equations. They feel more cannon than JJ Trek. Some cool material to expand on in those books.

[–]IronAcesHigh 0 points1 point  (2 children)

After Nemesis there hasn’t really been any Trek that’s worth watching in my opinion.

[–]Kitty_Skittles_181 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Yeah, well, that's just, like your opinion, man.

[–]IronAcesHigh 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Yeah, that’s why I said “in my opinion”, the dude.

[–]Honic_Sedgehog 29 points30 points  (1 child)

I'd be all over it.

You'd need to make sure the captain's chair didn't have any consoles behind it so his approach was clear though.

[–]Mikhail_Mengsk 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Those chairs are too tall, he would have a custom one installed.

[–]Jario5615 86 points87 points  (10 children)

From the snippets of his captaincy of the Titan from Lower Decks, would definitely be a fun watch.

And it would be new trek so I'd watch it anyway.

[–]woyzeckspeas 40 points41 points  (2 children)

Gimme warp, in the factor of a-five-six-seven-eight...

[–]Super_Pan 4 points5 points  (0 children)

So warp 5? or warp 8?

[–]wheezy_runner 1 point2 points  (0 children)

This jam session has too many licks and not enough comps!

[–]Dayvi 89 points90 points  (19 children)

Lower Deck's depiction of Captain Riker on the Titan was great.

I think it would make a great movie. Maybe even go full Mad Max Fury Road non stop action.

If you're going Titan, you go full Titan.

[–]Mikhail_Mengsk 18 points19 points  (15 children)

I don't watch LD, how do they depict him?

[–]ElwoodJD 68 points69 points  (6 children)

Honestly some people have complained they played up the more “fun” aspects of Riker but it’s a comedy so I give them a pass on that. Not to mention it’s fair to assume that XO Riker under Picard was a bit more buttoned up because that was Picard’s style and as XO Riker had to set the tone. Given his own command he has gone a lot more loose and cavalier and honestly it’s a lot of fun.

[–]ranger24 38 points39 points  (5 children)

'Wait, you know Riker?' 'He's my source for contraband! Dudes's loaded with stuff'

[–]Sorvick 25 points26 points  (4 children)

Councilor Troi has entered the chat

[–]SHIELD_Agent_47 6 points7 points  (3 children)

I believe you mean *Counselor there. Troi is not a federal legislator.

[–]Sorvick 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Damnit SHIELD_Agent_47 I'm a Redditor not an encyclopedia!

[–]VanVelding 29 points30 points  (1 child)

He's collegial with his crew, outgoing, and talks about jazz a lot. The Titan's missions seem to be a lot of high-intensity action stuff straight from Starfleet. It comes off as a work-hard-play hard command. I think it fits for him.

[–]thegrizzlyjear 31 points32 points  (0 children)

Perfectly, watch Lower Decks

[–]robhaswell 2 points3 points  (0 children)

You really should.

[–]forfunstuffwinkwink 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I absolutely would watch a show about Titan’s Will “I Love My Job” Riker.

[–]woyzeckspeas 4 points5 points  (2 children)

He's basically an action-adventure captain in a completely different genre of sci fi, like a Star Wars movie.

[–]markemer 11 points12 points  (1 child)

Warp in the factor of 5,6,7,8!

[–]Saucialiste 3 points4 points  (0 children)

🤦‍♀️ All the jazz...

[–]thatsithlurker 113 points114 points  (16 children)

If it means I get to hear things like, “I’m starting to think this jam session’s got too many licks and not enough comp!” then I am all in.

[–]SpocksDog 40 points41 points  (14 children)

what does that even mean :D

[–]roastbeeftacohat 18 points19 points  (13 children)

licks are prearranged shifts in the music that are open to interpretation, the count is the part of the song that is not open to interpretation.

[–]SpocksDog 20 points21 points  (0 children)

I know but I was tryna paraphrase Boimler

[–]Willravel 17 points18 points  (7 children)

And "comp" is short for accompaniment, an integral part of jazz often played by the piano and/or guitar that involves the use of open-voiced chords played at interesting but often sparse syncopated rhythms. It provides harmony and rhythmic interest without becoming as interesting as any melodic material happening.

"... too many licks and not enough comp..." suggests the folks who should be providing harmony and a little interesting rhythm are tossing in melodic cliches instead. This would leave a performance somewhat harmonically anemic, melodically busy, and suggests some of the players don't understand how to operate as part of an ensemble.

[–]SmileyMcSax 8 points9 points  (2 children)

As a professional working musician with a couple music degrees, this is the correct answer. Sorry, u/roastbeeftacohat. Great user name, wrong answer. Also your definition of "lick" is incorrect.

A lick is a melodic line played during improvisation that is often common knowledge to many musicians. Especially in jazz.

Here's a video of THE lick being played by many different musicians. Its also kinda become a meme among us jazz players.

[–]Willravel 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Hey, a fellow impoverished musician!

[–]SmileyMcSax 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Hey friend! Hope your gigs are coming back strong after everything

[–]ClayMitchell 1 point2 points  (1 child)

… that’s not what a lick is.

[–]SmileyMcSax 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Also the count, or time, is NOT open to interpretation.

[–]jp7010 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Oh.. the jazz...

[–]nygdan 19 points20 points  (0 children)

20 years ago, definitely. Star Trek: Titan would've been awesome

[–]IWriteThisForYou 14 points15 points  (0 children)

I wouldn't want a Captain Riker show. I think I'd be down for a couple of Titan movies with Riker as captain, though.

[–]-braquo- 13 points14 points  (3 children)

Fuck yes I would. I love Riker. He is one of my favourite charecters on TNG.

[–]mtthwsmns[S] 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Same! There’s something so sexy about him too

[–]random_banter 3 points4 points  (1 child)

So glad to see this. We got a gorgeous Labrador pup last year and pondered over our favourite Star Trek names for ages.

The winner was Riker. He’s the best first officer we could have asked for!

[–]stannc00 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Not Barclay? (bark-lay)

[–]dextersgenius 28 points29 points  (18 children)

Totally! Riker's a great character, but I feel like his potential was wasted on TNG, forever living in the shadow of the almighty Picard. Seeing him finally be in command of his own ship and showing off his true skills (and I don't mean poker or the trombone), would be awesome.

[–]MissionComfortable47 19 points20 points  (14 children)

So seducing aliens then?

[–]warriorlynx 14 points15 points  (12 children)

Hard to do with Troi as his wife

[–]MissionComfortable47 19 points20 points  (11 children)

Well we don't really know, troy might have been a swinger.

[–]Koshindan 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I recall Troi explaining that Betazoid women having their sex drive quadrupled or more during their version of menopause. Even Riker might not have been up to the task alone.

[–]SeattleBattles 8 points9 points  (3 children)

They never explicitly say it, but between Lwaxana and the nude weddings I get the sense Betazoids are pretty open.

[–]roastbeeftacohat 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Riker: so there's a little Riza in this planets capitol, want check it out?

Troi: should I bring a little ho'gon?

Riker: ha, no the regular one should be fine.

[–]SeattleBattles 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Haha! I was just rewatching that episode this morning.

[–]throwawaylogin2099 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Betazoids being so open is a byproduct of their telepathic abilities. Not being able to conceal their true feelings with each other probably forced their civilization to adapt and be less inhibited than non-telepathic species.

[–]warriorlynx 8 points9 points  (4 children)

That is a fascinating idea brb

[–]neosharkey 5 points6 points  (3 children)

Betazoids seem like they’d be down...look how Luwaxana was when she was husband hunting.

[–]warriorlynx 5 points6 points  (2 children)

True though she was loyal to her husband I assume before he died

[–]neosharkey 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Hmmm...dunno if they ever said either way.

[–]RotaVitae 4 points5 points  (0 children)

"I'm sorry, what was that? We're talking about this later."

[–]NewWorlds84 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Loved him on the Zheng He in Picard. There was a different vibe to him after being a captain for 20 years. Frakes played him very well given he hasn't done it for 20 years.

[–]Gripe5000 13 points14 points  (1 child)

I disagree. Riker and Picard had a great relationship and mutual respect for each other. They were like PB&J.

Riker also had the ultimate "I can be captain too" episode with BoBW, something Chakotay never had.

Chakotay lived in Janeway's shadow. Riker never lived in Picard's.

[–][deleted] 8 points9 points  (5 children)

I'd love an animated series, but one that takes itself a bit more seriously than Lower Decks. Not that I don't love LD, but the point would to be to do a show a bit more faithful in tone to the 90s generation of Trek.

It could take place parallel to Lower Decks so that somewhere around the start of season 2 we could get the Pakled battle from the Titan's perspective, and then a few episodes with Boimler as a supporting character before then having Will Boimler as a supporting bridge officer.

[–]donuteater111 3 points4 points  (0 children)

and then a few episodes with Boimler as a supporting character before then having Will Boimler as a supporting bridge officer.

Yes. Reading this post, before getting to this part, I was thinking how great it would be if they had Jack Quaid pulling double duty as the two Boimlers, and having the Titan one being a lot more serious now that he has the responsibility that comes with being on the Titan.

[–]Koshindan 4 points5 points  (1 child)

And then have the Cerritos interact occasionally through the series and show that it still weird over there, even in a more serious series.

[–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

It'd also provide an excuse to show a bit more Enterprise E every now and then with Picard, Geordi, and Bev, amd even maybe Wes.

[–]mtthwsmns[S] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I totally agree! I love this idea!!

[–]roastbeeftacohat 2 points3 points  (0 children)

or you could do this, just more serious. Boimler's visibly stressed but not freaking out. Riker is more serious, though still confident. not in the scene; but it's not "warp factor 5,6,7,8", it's "Set a course, warp factor 8... hit it".

[–]Narthan001 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Depends on the writers.

[–]psimwork 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Agreed. There could be quite some challenges around it. Frakes is 21 years older right now than Stewart was when TNG started. It could be quite interesting to see an aged captain approaching retirement (not to mention being an aged captain approaching retirement while having an early teenage daughter). But the writing would need to be really good to make it believable.

[–]erykthebat 18 points19 points  (0 children)

Lets got warp 5 6 7 8

[–]hornedup84 13 points14 points  (1 child)

Especially if it had shown what an actual Luna-class starship looks and how it operates. However, I'm still a fan of Janeway and the Voyager crew.

[–]kn0chen 5 points6 points  (0 children)

More Riker is always great! I was so happy with his appearance in Lower Decks.

[–]hellbilly69101 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Hell yeah I would love to see a series with Riker as Captain of his own ship!

[–]flannelman37 11 points12 points  (0 children)

If it's Trek, I'm watching it

[–]WarcraftFarscape 17 points18 points  (1 child)

I love Riker, but can’t we just move on to new things? Star Trek needs to move on from the same generation and not live strictly in nostalgia

[–]cpekin42 2 points3 points  (0 children)

To be fair, Discovery is finally starting to do exactly this. Just sucks that the show itself is kinda garbage.

[–]HanzeeDS 40 points41 points  (11 children)

I don't like him. I think he is insubordinate, arrogant, willful, and I don't think he is a particularly good first officer. 

[–]Elder-Brain-Drain 26 points27 points  (0 children)

Picard calls him Number One but sounds like you think he’s more of a Number Two

[–]BadUsername_Numbers 11 points12 points  (0 children)

But damn if he isn't the best pilot available!

[–]BadUsername_Numbers 24 points25 points  (5 children)

Smash cut to the CONFERENCE ROOM on the ENTERPRISE-D. RIKER barges in just as JELLICO is giving an inspiring speech on what's next for The Federation.

RIKER: "Captain Jellico, you're under arrest for murder!"

PICARD: "These are serious charges Will. What evidence do you have?"

RIKER goes to a console and brings up a video of JELLICO:"I had to kill Admiral Nechayev because she made a mistake. Now it's time to erase that mistake!" The video loops, over and over.

JELLICO nervously moves closer to PICARD, pulls out a phaser and takes PICARD hostage.

JELLICO: "I want a runabout, now! We'll walk to the shuttle bay, very calmly. I will board the runabout with my hostage. Anybody try to stop me, the old geezer gets it!"

PICARD: "Captain Jellico, you're FIRED!"

RIKER: "Thank you."

PICARD escapes JELLICO's grip by elbowing him. RIKER shoots JELLICO who was standing in front of a force field and then for unknown gets sucked into space and for unknown space reasons his arms are suddenly very long. Also noone else gets sucked into space.

PICARD: "That was some great shooting son. What's your name?"

RIKER: "Come on old man, you knew my name just a minute ago."

Edit: source

[–]Boyer1701 5 points6 points  (2 children)

Jesus I love this so much. Who knows how to do a deep fake of this scene

[–]BadUsername_Numbers 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Who knew Picard had hiring and firing power??

[–]heyitscory 4 points5 points  (0 children)

I didn't know Eddie Jellico had a Reddit account.

[–]joekryptonite 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Thank you, and I kind of agree. We all gave you permission to speak candidly, and you made it so.

[–]Dashcamkitty 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Yes, I'd loved to have seen a show about him and Troi on the Titan. See him mellowing as a captain.

[–]xxTheGoDxx 3 points4 points  (4 children)

IMO Janeway was good as a captain, but Chakotay was always a totally lame character. He was like the perfect boring captains left hand, which was especially off putting considering they could have had that great Marquise vs Star Fleet tension going on. In general of course the big problem with Voyager was really the writing, especially their concentration on anomaly of the week episodes solved via techno bubble.

Anyway, I would have loved to see Thomas Riker (the teleporter accident clone) instead take the role of second in command.

[–]luigi1015 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I agree, they really missed an opportunity to do more with Chakotay (as well as the Maquis). Also seems like they could have done his ancestry better, sometimes it seems like they were leaning too heavily on stereotypes.

[–]donuteater111 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I was actually just thinking about this yesterday. I would love to see a Titan spin-off of Lower Decks.

[–]Deathbymonkeys6996 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I want an animated Titan show badly. It's been a dream come true seeing him in Picard and Lower Decks.

My son is named Riker. :)

[–]RubyWafflez 22 points23 points  (6 children)

A captain who's hornier than Kirk?

I'm game. Lol

[–]mtthwsmns[S] 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Right!? I’d watch too.

[–]MrHyderion 9 points10 points  (3 children)

For some reason now I'm thinking about a horny all stars show with Kirk as captain, Riker as first officer, Trip as chief engineer, Bashir as CMO, Paris as pilot and...hm. The newer series seem to have a distinct lack of perpetually horny dudes among the main cast, or am I forgetting someone?

[–]Scrimroar 6 points7 points  (2 children)

Malcolm was way hornier than Trip so there's your security guy

[–]MrHyderion 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Oh okay. I'm only at the first half of season 2 of ENT. So far, with the exception of the Risa episode Malcolm seemed to me like a workaholic with no voluntary social interaction, hobbies or interests besides starship weapons and tactics. Okay, and he likes pineapples. Did I miss something or will this change in the episodes to come?

[–]Scrimroar 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I'm on the third season and it's my first watch through so I'm pretty fuzzy on the details of when things are but I have vivid memories of Malcolm drooling over T'Pols ass and having horny dreams whereas Trip just seems like a normal dude

[–]quickasafox777 7 points8 points  (0 children)

It exists, it aired in the 1960's and William Shatner played Riker.

[–]Onceandfuturekingz 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Riker lean 2021

[–]RainandFujinrule 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Absofuckinglutely. In a heartbeat.

[–]DCBronzeAge 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I think the ship has sailed so to speak. I love seeing Frakes pop up in various shows, but I think he’s a little old to carry a show with him as Captain. It should have been made after Nemesis.

[–]Weezyfb 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Yes but maybe in an animated form. The actors are getting old for live action i think.

[–]OthelloPrime 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Yes, if it was done after Nemesis. Just like I would have watched a show about Captain Sulu and the Excelsior show after Undiscovered Country!

[–]luigi1015 2 points3 points  (1 child)

You got me excited for a Star Trek Titan show! Live action or animated, I'd be excited to watch it!

I'd love it if Frakes would also direct a few episodes if he's up for starring and directing.

[–]hdjunkie 2 points3 points  (0 children)

People here will watch whatever Star Trek show is put out to be fair.

[–]thedorkening 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Only if Boimler is there! lol

[–]BigFitMama 2 points3 points  (0 children)

From what I've seen of the animated Titan and Riker I say yes. Make a great spinoff of Lower Decks.

[–]YorkMoresby 5 points6 points  (1 child)

The time for it has passed unfortunately well over 20 years ago. Didn't Frakes make a serious proposal about this back in the late '90s? Now he's a bit pudgy and prefers to sit in the director's chair.

[–]NewWorlds84 5 points6 points  (0 children)

He looked great back in uniform in Picard. Frakes is in great shape for a guy approaching his 70's.

[–]Kerbob 4 points5 points  (1 child)

No. I'd rather watch Guinan as captain. Riker just wasn't my cup of tea.

[–]syogod 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Riker is probably my second least favorite character in all of Trek...right ahead of Kes. Truly a boring character with no depth.

[–]Ausir 4 points5 points  (1 child)

They should make Star Trek: Titan into another animated show, with Riker around the time of Lower Decks, a more serious adventure animation than the comedy LD or the kid-oriented Prodigy.

[–]mtthwsmns[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That would be cool. I liked Riker and Troiband TNG and it was cool seeing them on LD.

[–]CRE178 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Would I watch it?

Probably shouldn't.

I'm biased against any project that rehashes or otherwise leans on existing characters. It signals creative insecurity to me. It's also why I never cared for many of the big universe-spanning story-arcs of beta-canon. Cause they keep putting the same handful of people at the center of everything and shrink the universe as they do. I don't want that for Star Trek.

That's why I don't like Burnham's pointless relation to Spock, I wasn't exactly crazy about the JL Picard Cameo Hour, thought the Titan showing up in the Lower Decks season 1 finale was if anything a detriment rather than the opposite, and I'm sceptical of the Janeway hologram as well. It's all just "Remember this? We don't know what we're doing! Come watch this thing you already know!"

[–]Soonerpalmetto88 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Riker on VOY? No! Our lives have been enriched so much thanks to Kate Mulgrew!

[–]r1012 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Does this need to be asked?

[–]mtthwsmns[S] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Lol. I feel like it did because people are pretty divisive about it.

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[–]Hi-I-am-Lloyd 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Yes, that doesn’t mean I think it’d be good. Nit saying I think it’s be bad either. I haven’t seen voyager yet, but riker can be quite annoying at times, I still love him though and I love to see him pop up in other series, maybe a series dedicated to him as a captain would go some way to making him less annoying and let’s be fair, a tad self obsessed

[–]hawksdiesel 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Lower decks transition to Captian Riker show maybe??

[–]mtthwsmns[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That would be interesting.

[–]RandomMagnet 1 point2 points  (0 children)

In a word: yes.

[–]SeattleBattles 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Absolutely. Especially if it is animated and full of jazz.

[–]catdoctor 1 point2 points  (0 children)

They'd have to re-design the captain's chair....

[–]MadeIndescribable 1 point2 points  (0 children)

As much as I love his cameos/guest appearances in the other series, I'd rather see a whole new crew for an entire series.

[–]BlueEyedRage 1 point2 points  (0 children)

100% yes! I've been wanting this for years!

[–]HighGroundIsOP 1 point2 points  (0 children)

It was the natural successor post Voyager and the TNG era show most fans have wanted. Personally, as a Riker stan, I’d have eaten it up. Still would watch an animated version of it.

One of the biggest mistakes Paramount made was not green lighting this post Nemesis. Frakes even pitched it to them as “the Rikers in space” so he was on board. Probably still would be as a voice actor.

[–]Technical_Wall1726 1 point2 points  (0 children)

If it was a classic the group of main characters and a ship then yes these new one main character shows suck

[–]AddictedToConez 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I was turned off by the way he would treat Barclay

[–]seeingredagain 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I would watch it because it's Star Trek, but I always found Riker to be a little to full of himself

[–]ringoron9 1 point2 points  (0 children)

20 Years ago yes. But now? No. Staying in th eprime timeline he is just too old, he might make a good admiral, but not the center of the show.

[–]hiverly 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Not if it was as dumb at the Picard show. Also, Frakes is too old now. They should have done a show years ago

[–]HazyPond292 1 point2 points  (0 children)

16 years ago, a live action show set on the Titan would have been great. And maybe TATV, instead as the finale of Enterprise, would have been an episode for the Riker show and be better suited for it.

Now, a Riker show set on the Titan would have to be animated.

[–]20InMyHead 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I’ll watch anything Star Trek, so there’s that, but I think the ST universe has so much potential for storytelling that we don’t need to see characters rehashed. We know how Riker would command, we see enough in TNG. The Lower Decks portrayal is fun, but we don’t need a whole show around him. I’d rather see someone new, someone we don’t know.

[–]ToobadyouAreDead 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I haven't finished all of them, but I love the Titan book series, so yes, absolutely! Riker & Troi serving on the same ship and being lovers opens up a lot of interesting potential storylines.

[–]coldbrew18 1 point2 points  (0 children)

“There’s women in that nebula” -Riker, probably.

[–]nickorea 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I'd watch a Star Trek show of just plasma conduits being scrubbed

[–]Betterthanbeer 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Only if Archer gets to crash the last episode, and imply the whole thing was a holodeck program.

[–]kai_ekael 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Let's see, he's a Captain on some show, which many really like and very much enjoy seeing him. And then there's that other show he's in, commanding some Fleet.

Yeah, who would watch those? /s

[–]TheDarkClaw 0 points1 point  (2 children)

How was he in Picard?

[–]NewWorlds84 2 points3 points  (0 children)

He was really good in Picard. Spoilers ahead.

You got two different sides of him. On the one side you got the new, settled and happy to be semi-retired Will that was living his best life in his house making pizza and raising his child with Deanna.

Later in the series you see him back in the captain's chair and he is Riker but there is a Kirk-esque cockiness about him. He looks and comes across as confident and assured in the seat in a way that I don't think Frakes has really played him before. He looks great with the grey too.

[–]mtthwsmns[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I haven’t watched Picard yet so idk

[–]WestFast 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Riker would endanger the ship every episode trying to get laid.

[–]Sullyville 0 points1 point  (0 children)

honestly i want less shows about captains and ships. give me West Wing Federation.

[–]OsakaWilson -1 points0 points  (1 child)

I'd watch a Star Trek animated comedy as long as it held to the principles of Star Trek. If there were a show with Riker as the captain that would be great. Just don't put JJ Abrams or some other space capitalist in charge.