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Favorite characters, and beyond....
Favorite characters, and beyond....

I thought of this thread to celebrate favorite characters in film, TV, and fiction, but don't let that limit anyone in their participation to only those categories. Favorite actors, performances, characters from literature, history, even mythical characters — whatever floats your boat. (I'm not starting with it, but I'm rather fond of the Chinese monkey king, Sun Wukong.)

Anyway, on to my first entry...

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Detective Lennie Briscoe, Law & Order

"In his thirty-plus years on the force, detective Briscoe has seen it all. Jaded by his work and personal life ... Briscoe brings to the job a wry sense of humor, which punctuates the seriousness of investigating Manhattan's toughest homicide cases."

Lennie Briscoe was a detective on the procedural crime drama Law & Order for 12 seasons. A veteran of broadway, actor Jerry Orbach's Briscoe was a delightful and funny character. Both deadly serious, yet warmly cynical, Briscoe typically has a wise-crack or joke about the victim or circumstances of death at the close of the opening scene, with the joke usually exhibiting a very deadpan delivery while at the same time being highly "on target."

Jerry Orbach passed away in 2004. He will be missed.

RE: Favorite characters, and beyond....
I love the Law and Order shows - SVU and Criminal Intent are my faves. So along those lines:

John Munch


Robert Goren

And one of my favourite characters of all time:

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Seth Gecko in From Dusk Till Dawn. I never really liked George Clooney before I saw him in this - I changed my tune big time after seeing him as Seth. So bad, so hard, so sexy!!
"No-one who decides that scientific evidence is not for him and that his own experience or the stories of others is the be all and end all of deciding what's true ever has the right to call people searching for reliable, repeatable evidence narrow-minded. That is hypocrisy of the most laughable kind." Derren Brown - Tricks of the Mind.
RE: Favorite characters, and beyond....
Jack O'Neill - Stargate SG-1
Love the character and Richard Dean Anderson's acting. Guy was my favorite thing about stargate. and I love stargate.

George - Dead Like Me
Perry Cox- Scrubs
Earl Hickey- My Name is Earl
Keima Katsuragi- The World Only God Knows (Manga)
This is stupid
RE: Favorite characters, and beyond....
My fav is Dilbert's sidekick Wally.

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I only wish Dilbert had come out in the 70's so I could have modeled by whole career on Wally.
RE: Favorite characters, and beyond....
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Ash from Evil Dead is both hilarious and kick-ass. One of the best heroes of sci fi/horror ever.
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RE: Favorite characters, and beyond....
No brainer....

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Love a woman that won't take no shitWorship
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If you're not supposed to ride faster than your guardian angel can fly then mine had better get a bloody SR-71.
RE: Favorite characters, and beyond....
(June 24, 2012 at 1:30 am)Minimalist Wrote: My fav is Dilbert's sidekick Wally.

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Michelle Yeoh as Yu Shu Lien in Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

The perfect blend of patience, compassion, forbearance, wisdom, and strength. A Taoist's ideal.

RE: Favorite characters, and beyond....

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Sean Bean.

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Commander Shepard.

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And finally, HK-47

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I have many more but don't want to overload this thread with too much awesomeness. Let's give other people a chance Wink
RE: Favorite characters, and beyond....
there's no question for me ... Al Bundy from Married With Children and Fred Sanford from Sanford and Son

Al ...
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Fred ...
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they can land a rover on mars, yet they still have to stick a human finger up my ass to do a prostate exam?! - ricky gervais
RE: Favorite characters, and beyond....
Gary Bell from the show Alphas on ScyFy. Awesomely entertaining character.

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