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by Mafro » Tue Aug 14, 2018 6:11 pm


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PostRe: Star Trek Discovery
by Monkey Man » Thu Sep 27, 2018 12:43 am

The 10 to 15-minute stand-alone adventures which will explore backstories, don't know if they'll be on Netflix UK -

Episode 1: "Runaway"
Airdate: Thursday, Oct. 4
Description: Onboard the U.S.S. Discovery, Ensign Tilly (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

Episode 2: "Calypso"
Airdate: Thursday, Nov. 8
Description: After waking up in an unfamiliar sickbay, Craft (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.

Episode 3: "The Brightest Star"
Airdate: Thursday, Dec. 6
Description: Before he was the first Kelpien to join Starfleet, Saru (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 and Erika Lippoldt
Directed by: Douglas Aarniokoski.

Episode 4: "The Escape Artist"
Airdate: Thursday, Jan. 3
Description: Harry Mudd (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.

https://www.tvguide.com/news/star-trek- ... iere-date/

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PostRe: Star Trek Discovery
by Dual » Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:08 pm

Harry Mudd :wub:

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PostRe: Star Trek Discovery
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PostRe: Star Trek Discovery
by Monkey Man » Sun Oct 07, 2018 8:51 am

The short was alright, a bit of backstory. Maybe we'll see the other character in a future main episode.

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PostRe: Star Trek Discovery
by Monkey Man » Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:35 am

1st look at Rebecca Romijn as Number One -

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PostRe: Star Trek Discovery
by Monkey Man » Mon Jan 14, 2019 6:46 pm



Set to return for the January 17-launching second season of the Sonequa Martin-Green led Discovery as Captain Philippa Georgiou, the Yeoh series is in the very early stages, I hear. At present, with Yeoh likely planned to also be a part of future Discovery seasons, the new Trekverse addition from co-EPs Bo Yeon Kim and Erika Lippoldt is shaping up to be an ensemble.

The latest spinoff is set to focus on a continuation of Yeoh’s Discovery Season 2 adventures in Starfleet’s Section 31 division. The semi-secret and autonomous organization has been a part of Trek lore since it was first introduced in the 1990s on the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine series.

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PostRe: Star Trek Discovery
by Lagamorph » Mon Jan 14, 2019 8:56 pm

I never thought I'd say this but I think they're doing too much Star Trek at once.
We've got Discovery, Lower Decks, Picard series and now a Georgiou series.

They look like they're trying to have all year round Trek on CBS Access to stop people cancelling the sub between seasons of Discovery, but it's too much and it's going to make the public sick of the franchise.

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PostRe: Star Trek Discovery
by mic » Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:08 pm

No - as long as the quality stays high, I want Star Trek all the time.

Also, I thought it was great the way they alternated between ds9 and voyager, since both shows were great (even if one was better than the other).

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PostRe: Star Trek Discovery
by Peter Crisp » Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:47 pm

I think my main problem with Discovery and most likely this new spin-off is the entire tone of the show just isn't Star Trek at all.

Trek is not supposed to be dark and gritty. TNG had episodes where bad gooseberry fool happened but it was overall hopeful and about good stories with something to say. Yes, Picard got tortured and assimilated but in Discovery people are so jaded and beaten down that torture is just shrugged off and almost accepted and the need for constant action is grating.
It's ok to have slow episodes where a nice story is told and The Orville does this tremendously.

I still have high hopes for the Picard series but at the moment for me The Orville is the real new Trek series.
Discovery would be a fine Sci-Fi show but while I like it and will watch it it's not a proper Star Trek series in my eyes.

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PostRe: Star Trek Discovery
by Hexx » Wed Jan 16, 2019 9:47 am

https://www.digitalspy.com/tv/ustv/a259 ... -mistakes/

Star Trek boss says new spin-offs will learn from Deep Space Nine and Voyager mistakes


"I think that Deep Space Nine and Voyager got into a tricky spot where people were starting to feel like, 'I can't tell the difference between the shows', even though they were very different.



"In the same way in the world of Marvel or in the world of Pixar, you have multiple stories coexisting and yet each one feels different, while there is kind of an assumption and an understanding of what the brand identity of what that thing is.

"Every time you go to a Marvel movie, you kind of know what you're going to get. But one could be Ragnarok, and one could be Black Panther, and one could be Iron Man. And all of those have a very, very different feel, but the premium is always on the storytelling."


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PostRe: Star Trek Discovery
by Lagamorph » Wed Jan 16, 2019 10:09 am

It's Discovery that made mistakes they need to learn from.
Unless they're talking about Seasons 1 and 2 of DS9. In which case yeah, don't strawberry floating do that.

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PostRe: Star Trek Discovery
by Peter Crisp » Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:12 am

I don't know who couldn't tell DS9 from Voyager as they were completely different.

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PostRe: Star Trek Discovery
by Zartan » Wed Jan 16, 2019 11:48 am

Peter Crisp wrote:I think my main problem with Discovery and most likely this new spin-off is the entire tone of the show just isn't Star Trek at all.

Trek is not supposed to be dark and gritty. TNG had episodes where bad gooseberry fool happened but it was overall hopeful and about good stories with something to say. Yes, Picard got tortured and assimilated but in Discovery people are so jaded and beaten down that torture is just shrugged off and almost accepted and the need for constant action is grating.
It's ok to have slow episodes where a nice story is told and The Orville does this tremendously.

I still have high hopes for the Picard series but at the moment for me The Orville is the real new Trek series.
Discovery would be a fine Sci-Fi show but while I like it and will watch it it's not a proper Star Trek series in my eyes.


Same issue I had with the new films. Yes I agree with it all, but I enjoyed the first season of Discovery far more than anything Voyager and Enterprise offered up.

That said has anyone watched the shorts? I watched Runaway last night, and it is a bit odd, I am not sure what they were trying to achieve

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PostRe: Star Trek Discovery
by captain red dog » Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:02 am

The problem once we hit Voyager was that there was too much Trek all at once. We had DS9 winding down whilst repeats of TNG were still reasonably fresh, plus the movies too.

Its interesting that they seem to be green lighting tons of Trek shows all at the same time as it feels like they are making the same error.

Discovery should really have been set post TNG too. That would have avoided the unnecessary Canon issues they seem to have wandered into, which will either require a timeline reset switch or another alternate timeline to explain.

Also, I'm still not keen on the new look Klingons. It's like they designed the most generic looking trope of warrior aliens they could ever imagine.

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PostRe: Star Trek Discovery
by Walking in a Winter Winckleland » Thu Jan 17, 2019 9:34 am

The problem with Voyager is that it was complete trash.

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PostRe: Star Trek Discovery
by Lagamorph » Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:16 pm

The Discovery shorts are now on Netflix in the UK

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PostRe: Star Trek Discovery
by Karl_ » Thu Jan 17, 2019 12:45 pm

Winckle wrote:The problem with Voyager is that it was complete trash.

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