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Quotes for
Kyle Riker (Character)
from "Star Trek: The Next Generation" (1987)

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"Star Trek: The Next Generation: The Icarus Factor (#2.14)" (1989)
Doctor Pulaski: [on seeing Kyle Riker after, as it seems, a very long time] This is more than a surprise; it's total shock.
Kyle Riker: You mean you didn't bake me a cake?

Kyle Riker: I've come here to help Will prepare for his first task as captain.
Counselor Deanna Troi: Are you sure he'll accept such a dangerous assignment?
Kyle Riker: He'll accept it just because it is dangerous.
Counselor Deanna Troi: How can you be so sure?
Kyle Riker: Because I would. And we aren't so different, Will and I.

Kyle Riker: Why do I get the feeling that this is a set-up?
Counselor Deanna Troi: Because you're intelligent, wise and quite correct.
Kyle Riker: Well, I've never been set up better, that's for sure.

Kyle Riker: How about a drink?
Doctor Pulaski: How about a kiss?

Kyle Riker: I thought about you a lot.
Doctor Pulaski: Kyle, I don't need to hear what you don't need to say.

Doctor Pulaski: Poor guy. Picked up the flu virus at our last stop at Nasreldine.
Kyle Riker: Sounds nasty. What's the therapy?
Doctor Pulaski: Tryptophan-lysine distillate, with a generous dose of PCS.
Kyle Riker: PCS?
Doctor Pulaski: "Pulaski's chicken soup".

Kyle Riker: I came here to bury the hatchet with my son, only to find out that the ground was frozen solid.

Kyle Riker: I may have something of a reputation for excellence.
Counselor Deanna Troi: And false humility.
Kyle Riker: My guess is that Will finds you pretty fascinating. Candor seems to be a trait he admires.
Counselor Deanna Troi: Honesty is the trait he admires most. And you should honestly consider why you're so competitive with your own son.

Kyle Riker: I came here thinking we could talk this out. But maybe you're right. Maybe I am no father, and you are no son; and this fight is all we have left.

Kyle Riker: You know... it's funny. I can talk to a whole roomful of admirals about anything in the galaxy. But I can't talk to you about how I feel.