6. Ezri Dax (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
Where do I begin? Imagine you're cozily settled into the vast universe of Deep Space Nine, having bonded with the characters over seasons. Then, out of the interstellar blue, comes Ezri Dax.
She's like the new kid who shows up mid-school year and tries too hard to fit in. Ezri stumbles into the scene as the fresh host of the Dax symbiont, following the departure of the beloved Jadzia Dax. It's like expecting your favorite chocolate chip cookie and biting into a raisin one instead. Not necessarily bad, just... not what you signed up for.
What really grinds the gears of fans is how Ezri seems to be constantly lost in her own shoes. She's like a deer in starship headlights, trying to figure out who she is with the memories of her previous hosts swirling around like a cosmic soup. The show's creators wanted to add spice to the show with her character, but it was more like they threw in the whole spice rack without checking the labels and expiration dates.
Ezri's constant soul-searching and identity crises made viewers miss the more confident, self-assured Jadzia even more. It's like tuning in for a space opera and ending up with a never-ending therapy session. Entertaining? Maybe. But when you're cruising through the galaxy, a little certainty goes a long way.