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Old 09-11-2018, 04:18 PM   #21
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Or the episode where they prove warp drive is harming space, so they put a speed limit on all the ships. It is never mentioned again.

They actually keep the continuity with that one surprisingly well. Every time they exceed the warp limitations Picard talks about how they got permission to do so.
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Old 09-20-2018, 02:53 PM   #22
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Kind of cool thing they'll be doing in the next couple months called 'Short Treks' -- basically small short films focusing on expanding on certain Discovery characters (including one we haven't met yet). I like this short form idea and it will be the only new canon content we receive in 2018. And they debut soon!

http://www.startrek.com/article/shor...edule-revealed

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“Runaway” – Thursday, Oct. 4

Onboard the U.S.S. Discovery, Ensign Tilly (Mary Wiseman) encounters an unexpected visitor in need of help. However, this unlikely pair may have more in common than meets the eye.

Written by Jenny Lumet and Alex Kurtzman. Directed by Maja Vrvilo.


“Calypso” – Thursday, Nov. 8

After waking up in an unfamiliar sickbay, Craft (Aldis Hodge) finds himself on board a deserted ship, and his only companion and hope for survival is an A.I. computer interface.

Teleplay by Michael Chabon. Story by Sean Cochran and Michael Chabon. Directed by Olatunde Osunsanmi.


“The Brightest Star” – Thursday, Dec. 6

Before he was the first Kelpien to join Starfleet, Saru (Doug Jones) lived a simple life on his home planet of Kaminar with his father and sister. Young Saru, full of ingenuity and a level of curiosity uncommon among his people, yearns to find out what lies beyond his village, leading him on an unexpected path.

Written by Bo Yeon Kim & Erika Lippoldt. Directed by Douglas Aarniokoski.


“The Escape Artist” – Thursday, Jan. 3

Harry Mudd (Rainn Wilson), back to his old tricks of stealing and double-dealing, finds himself in a precarious position aboard a hostile ship – just in time to try out his latest con.

Written by Michael McMahan. Directed by Rainn Wilson.
Also heavily hints at a Feb/March debut for season 2 of Discovery, based on that schedule. No indication of how we'll be able to watch them in Canada, maybe on Space Channel? Or just find them on your Plex.
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Old 09-20-2018, 08:58 PM   #24
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Watched the DS9 episode where they played the baseball game against the Vulcan's. Such a fun episode.
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Watched the DS9 episode where they played the baseball game against the Vulcan's. Such a fun episode.

I know the popular thing to do is to #### on Worf, but I lose my #### every time I get to that episode an Worf chimes in with a very dry and reserved "Death to the opposition". Even thinking about it is making me chuckle.
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Watched Star Trek VI the Undiscovered Country last weekend. I must have watched it on theatrical release, but since then I'd forgotten all about it. It was actually quite good, with a really evocative and cinematic look, and strong writing. One of the better of a pretty meh series of movies.
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Old 09-21-2018, 11:30 AM   #28
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Watched Star Trek VI the Undiscovered Country last weekend. I must have watched it on theatrical release, but since then I'd forgotten all about it. It was actually quite good, with a really evocative and cinematic look, and strong writing. One of the better of a pretty meh series of movies.
I love that movie. Easily one of the best in the series.
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Star Trek II, III,IV and VI are the best of all the Star Trek movies.
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My current ranking from best to worst:

Wrath of Khan
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The Abrams Star Trek films barely count as Star Trek. The names are there, the window dressing is there, but IMO the core and feel of the mythos is missing. They are more generic summer action films than anything Star Trek. I wouldn't put them on any ranking list, even at the bottom.
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I watched a ST:TNG episode with my daughter the other day. It was good times.
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The Abrams Star Trek films barely count as Star Trek. The names are there, the window dressing is there, but IMO the core and feel of the mythos is missing. They are more generic summer action films than anything Star Trek. I wouldn't put them on any ranking list, even at the bottom.

The first Abrams film was basically a remake of A New Hope. So Abrams has remade A New Hope twice now.
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The first Abrams film was basically a remake of A New Hope. So Abrams has remade A New Hope twice now.
ok I've got to hear the explanation for this one...
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ok I've got to hear the explanation for this one...
Agreed. There's a few parallels (Vulcan = Alderaan, Super Weapon, etc.), but I think its otherwise fairly distinct from A New Hope.

That said, I do think that the Abrams movies really don't get what made Star Trek great, and found a great cast and had them play supercharged caricatures of the original cast (Kirk = Womanizer, Spock = Conflicted, McCoy = Surly, Scotty = Eccentric boozer, etc.). I know Plinkett is polarizing, but he hits on this pretty well in his review.

They clearly knew the subject material, so its not a matter of not knowing Star Trek, they just don't understand it. They wanted Star Wars in a variant of the Star Trek universe. Ironically, Beyond was probably the closest in tone.

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The only Abrams movie I don't like is Into Darkness. The other two are excellent films IMO, and I thought Beyond felt the most like classic Trek. Also the actors have really grown into their characters now, especially the main leads (Kirk, McCoy, Spock). It'll be a shame if Chris Pine isn't involved in the 4th one.
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Beyond and 09 are great Star Trek movies. Into Darkness is adequate entertainment but a bad Star Trek movie.
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And you didn't mention Sub Rosa, maybe the worst TNG episode of them all! Where Crusher has sex with the ghost of her dead Grandma's lover. Yeah, season 7 had some real stinkers.
I am proud to say that I have never watched that entire episode.
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