The Ferengi /fəˈrɛŋɡi/ are a fictional extraterrestrial race fr... -

The Ferengi /fəˈrɛŋɡi/ are a fictional extraterrestrial race fr...

wikipedia - 17 Sep 2016
The Ferengi /fəˈrɛŋɡi/ are a fictional extraterrestrial race from the Star Trek universe. They first appeared in "The Last Outpost", the fifth episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation in 1987, during which they made first contact with the United Federation of Planets in 2364 on the planet Delphi Ardu, though they had been mentioned in the series' pilot, "Encounter at Farpoint". They and their culture are characterized by a mercantile obsession with profit and trade, and their constant efforts to swi

Scifi Eye: The imaginary prospects of future money

The Engineer - 17 Oct 2017
Small wonder that Deep Space Nine, the Star Trek spin-off, is rendered more successful by the introduction of a race entirely defined by 'acquisition'; the Ferengi lust for Latinum created more variety and fun; we like them because we recognise them ...

'Star Trek: Discovery' warps an iconic franchise

Washington Examiner - 25 Sep 2017
In the United States, things got particularly weird as we shuffled through presidents as ideologically-opposed as Star Trek's Vulcans and Ferengi. With all of this juicy human drama just sitting there, "Star Trek: Discovery" should have been prepared ...

Star Trek Spec Scripts That Never Saw the Light of Day

Vulture - 27 Sep 2017
He goes up to the bar to get a drink and he comes back to the table to discover there's a Ferengi hitting on his girlfriend. He tells the Ferengi to get lost and the Ferengi gets feisty. Worf says, I remember this line, “There's no honor in fighting a ...

Game of Thrones Actor Roy Dotrice Passes Away At Age 94

The Nerd Stash (press release) - 18 Oct 2017
Shimerman, an actor who played the Ferengi bartender, Quark, in the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine said: “To the friends & family of Roy Dotrice, I quote his favorite playwright 'I shall not look upon his like again.' He was a good friend ...

Hey, obsessed pop culture fan: You may have something museums want

GeekWire - 06 Oct 2017
For example, for the current Star Trek: Exploring New Worlds exhibition, “I was looking for a few Ferengi related items,” Peck explained. “And I'm asking around the main Star Trek people I know. No one's got anything.” Ultimately, one fan collector in ...

Behr: Ferengi In Deep Space Nine

Trek Today - 28 Aug 2017
In a recent TrekMovie interview with Ira Steven Behr, one of the topics was the change in the Ferengi from The Next Generation to Deep Space Nine. The Ferengi were originally supposed to be bad guys, who made their debut in The Next Generation's first ...

Liel Leibovitz

Tablet Magazine - 10 Oct 2017
It's the kind of ploy you can almost imagine as a Star Trek plotline, involving, maybe, the avaricious Ferengi, for whom nothing is sacred save for the latest transaction. This is particularly vexing because Star Trek was always appealing because it ...

Star Trek: The Next Generation Tiki Mugs

TVOvermind - 06 Oct 2017
You can see the clear resemblance to Picard, Geordi, Worf, a Borg, Ferengi, and Cardassian, but where are the others? You mean to tell me that these are the most popular characters in the entire series? I get the fact that they're pretty great, but it ...

'Star Trek' Goes Less Jewish Than It Has Ever Gone Before

Forward - 28 Sep 2017
Unless you count the ugly, big-eared, rat-like and avaricious Ferengi from DS9, an alien race which is an obvious (and shameful) Jewish stereotype. The absence of Jews as Jews points to some of the ways in which the show's hopeful future rings can ring ...

Fancasting a STAR TREK: DEEP SPACE NINE Movie for 2017

Nerdist - 22 Sep 2017
He still owns his bar, is still marginally successful, and is still clinging onto the old Ferengi way of life. His coffers have grown, and can afford a bigger business, but feels his profit-mongering ethos would not be welcome elsewhere. DS9 is more or ...

A Ferengi Approach to Public Safety

Peacock Panache - 16 Jan 2017
A handy rule of thumb in Washington is that the more pernicious the act, the more high-minded the title. Thus, last week, the House of Representatives approved the Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act of 2017, also known as the REINS Act.

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