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" It's remarkable, Doctor. Even fictional characters seem to elicit human compassion. My shipmates have calmly faced any number of dangers, and yet a simple movie can bring tears to their eyes."
– Phlox, 2151 ("Dear Doctor")

A fictional character was an individual created for and appearing in a work of fiction.

The holodeck allowed real people to interact with fictional characters. (TNG: "11001001")

In 2151, Doctor Phlox marveled in a letter to Dr. Jeremy Lucas how fictional characters could stir compassion in Humans, after observing Trip Tucker cry while watching the movie For Whom the Bell Tolls. (ENT: "Dear Doctor")

In 2365, Data reminded the crew of the USS Enterprise-D that a hologram of the fictional character James Moriarty was limited to 19th century knowledge. (TNG: "Elementary, Dear Data")

In, when Jean-Luc Picard tried to persuade Moriarty to allow the Enterprise to avoid being destroyed, Moriarty reminded them that he had no stake in the game, being a fictional character. (TNG: "Ship in a Bottle")

List of fictional characters by work

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