Have You Ever Noticed the Unique Way Commander Riker Sits Down?


I didn’t until now.

For a guy in such a tight uniform, he sure doesn’t worry about busted seams or bumps to his sensitive areas.

But then, the chairs on the Enterprise-D do appear to have been made for smaller people, just to make Jonathan Frakes look bigger. It only becomes really apparent in repetition.

If you’re thinking of cribbing his style, remember that most modern pants are not that flexible. I’d hate for your imitations of Number One to create difficulties in actually going number one.

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Luke Y. Thompson has been writing professionally about movies and pop-culture since 1999, and has also been an actor in some extremely cheap culty and horror movies you will probably never hear much about (he is nonetheless mostly proud of them, as he met his wife on one). As editor of The Robot's Voice since 2012, he can take the blame for the majority of the site's content, all of which he creates because he loves you very, very much. (Although he loves nachos more. Sorry.) Prior to TRV, Luke wrote for publications that include the New Times LA, Los Angeles CityBeat, E! Online, OC Weekly, Geekweek, GeekChicDaily, The L.A. Times, The Village Voice, LA Weekly, and Nerdist