Tuesday, April 27, 2021

W is for Whoopi Goldberg

 W is for Whoopi Goldberg (Oscar and Golden Globe Winner) who played Guinan aboard the starship USS Enterprise NCC 1701-D in Star Trek the Next Generation. Whoopi has a massive following across the world and her awards speak for themselves. She's starred in lots of movies and tv shows and has been a fan of Star Trek since the classic series. 

Heres a GIF I created with Guinan  giving Q (John DeLancie) a dose of his own medicine. Star Trek TNG Deja Q is satisfying to watch. The story goes Guinan is centuries old and wise beyond her years. So when omnipotent Q turns up at the Enterprise-D doors and says: I have no powers!!!  No-one believes him except maybe Guinan who gets an idea with a fork.


10 comments:

  1. Hmm, your gif isn't moving for me but I remember that fork scene all too well! Spacer you just reminded me, it would've been great to see Whoopi in "Picard" (which I just finished the last episode Saturday night). What a great show that was! Anyway, great choice for "W" :^)

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  2. She is one of my favourite characters and I love how Nichelle Nichols was such a profound influence on her. This episode was priceless.

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    1. Whoopi Goldberg said "I've seen a black lady on TV and shes not a maid"

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  3. My apologies Spacer, your Q gif worked just fine on my tablet and in Internet Explorer--something must be askew in my Firefox browser!

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  4. I didn't know that about Whoopi. Thank you for expanding my knowledge.

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  5. No worries EC, Whoopi is an established movie star before TNG since the color purple.

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  6. She was great on that show. I think my favorite was the one with Mark Twain, though. It really hit then how long-lived her character was.

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  7. Guinan knew things which confounded even Picard Liz

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  8. Looking forward to seeing her on Star Trek: Picard. I'm guessing her reunion with Q will be interesting.

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Ignore the robot question and just punch it!

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