For more fun, following are some video clips of Troi
in action, and absence. Below the video clips, I have included links
to fan sites, an integral part of fan culture, connection, acceptance,
Goddess of Empathy"
The Goddess of Empathy is a holodeck (virtual reality
room) character created by Lt. Reginald Barclay. She is his fantasy
version of Troi.
Witness Troi's "counseling technique"
An attempt at humor, this is one of the few 'Troi scenes'
in the film Star Trek: First Contact. Remember that
question about effectiveness?
This is an advertisement for the most recent Star
Trek film, Star Trek: Insurrection. Where you find
her may be deceiving, though. In the film, her primary scenes include
chatting with Doctor Crusher, herding children to safety, and almost causing
a cave-in with her phaser.
Beyond this site...
Curious how some fan's view and relate to Troi? Try these
Tribute to Troi
Deanna Troi Home Page
TNG Women (check out the poll)
Fan fiction is a powerful form of criticism and acceptance.
Read up at
Trek Fan Fiction
If you are interested in reading critical analyses of
Star Trek, I heartily recommend:
Enterprise Zones: Critical Positions on Star Trek, ed. Taylor
Harrison, Elyce Rae Helford, Kent A. Ono and Sarah Projansky (Boulder:
Westview Press, 1996)
Robin Roberts, Sexual Generations: "Star Trek: The
Next Generation" and Gender (Chicago: The University of Illinois