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Reverend Meteor

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Subj: Re: New banner! Vote for the best (or worst) 90s icon!
Posted: Fri Jan 25, 2019 at 02:33:48 pm CST (Viewed 331 times)
Reply Subj: Re: New banner! Vote for the best (or worst) 90s icon!
Posted: Thu Jan 24, 2019 at 07:54:04 am CST (Viewed 313 times)






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    For female maybe Gillian Anderson for her role as Dana Scully in The X-Files. She was smart and capable, rarely used as a damsel in distress often actually saving the male lead. She was attractive and sexy but never really a bombshell. A great character.


I agree with that! She was very attractive but she never seemed like a bimbo who was miscast. They always made her out to be very intelligent but not in an annoying maverick super genius sort of way (Dr. House!) but in a highly trained by the book sort of way.

I feel like she was a great character who was often misused in the later seasons. The fact that she had 2 children born out of some sort of medical rape is abominable. I feel like X-Files worked because they made the female lead the analytical skeptical one and made the male lead the dreamer who was overly emotional.

Gillian's voice over in the X-Files episode Biogenesis is probably my favorite moment in X-Files.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRQbGnQ_sS8





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