The Star Trek Thread

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What is the best Star Trek series (2020 version of poll)?

Poll ended at Thu Jun 25, 2020 4:46 pm

The Original Series
1
7%
Next Generation
7
50%
Deep Space 9
3
21%
Voyager
2
14%
Enterprise
0
No votes
Discovery
1
7%
Picard
0
No votes
 
Total votes: 14
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PostRe: The Star Trek Thread
by Somebody Else's Presents » Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:05 am

Jenuall wrote:Which is the one with the Picard clone again, is that Nemesis or Insurrection? Whichever one it was that was a bad movie. :dread:


That was Nemesis, and you are correct, it was strawberry floating awful.

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by Tafdolphin » Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:06 am

Nemesis, which is better than Insurrection simply by the virtue of having Tom Hardy in it. And, you know, cool space fights.

It's not good, but it's not dull either.

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by Jenuall » Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:08 am

The fact that I can't remember which one of the two it was is pretty damning for both of them. But I obviously can't remember anything about Insurrection so that proves it must have been truly forgettable!

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by Somebody Else's Presents » Mon Feb 22, 2021 11:10 am

Jenuall wrote:The fact that I can't remember which one of the two it was is pretty damning for both of them. But I obviously can't remember anything about Insurrection so that proves it must have been truly forgettable!


Insurrection is the one with the planet that makes everyone feel younger (and makes Bev's boobs firmer, apparently). Riker shaved his beard, so you know it's bad.

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by mysteriousdave » Mon Feb 22, 2021 1:39 pm

Somebody Else's Presents wrote:
Jenuall wrote:The fact that I can't remember which one of the two it was is pretty damning for both of them. But I obviously can't remember anything about Insurrection so that proves it must have been truly forgettable!


Insurrection is the one with the planet that makes everyone feel younger (and makes Bev's boobs firmer, apparently). Riker shaved his beard, so you know it's bad.


And the whole film appears to be a redo of an earlier TNG episode which names escapes me.

Ah - Who Watches the Watchers. Also not great. Bizarre choice for a film post First Contact.

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PostRe: The Star Trek Thread
by Squinty » Mon Feb 22, 2021 2:52 pm

Taf's right, Nemesis > Insurrection

They are both awful though. The bit in Nemesis where they fly the small spaceship, and the dune buggy sequence :dread:

Insurrection feels like they left the outtakes in the movie. Picard dancing? The Troi and Riker bit?

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by Cheeky Devlin » Mon Feb 22, 2021 3:11 pm

I find Nemesis fine as just a daft sci-fi action movie, but it is definitely one of the weakest movies.

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PostRe: The Star Trek Thread
by Squinty » Mon Feb 22, 2021 5:33 pm

Also, which one had the strawberry floating joystick in it? Was that Insurrection?

I laughed so hard at that bit.

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PostRe: The Star Trek Thread
by Peter Crisp » Mon Feb 22, 2021 5:44 pm

Squinty wrote:Also, which one had the strawberry floating joystick in it? Was that Insurrection?

I laughed so hard at that bit.


Nothing wrong with using an Atari ST joystick to fly a starship :roll: .

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by Squinty » Mon Feb 22, 2021 5:47 pm

Peter Crisp wrote:
Squinty wrote:Also, which one had the strawberry floating joystick in it? Was that Insurrection?

I laughed so hard at that bit.


Nothing wrong with using an Atari ST joystick to fly a starship :roll: .


Riker should have never fondled that joystick. It's well established that he NEVER fondles joysticks.

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PostRe: The Star Trek Thread
by Cheeky Devlin » Wed Feb 24, 2021 12:21 pm

Coming to the end of TOS now (Only one episode to go).

Season 3 is definitely a drop in overall quality. There are some good/great episodes here, but they are outnumbered quite significantly by the rubbish episodes.

Just got the last episode to go then I'll start watching The Animated Series (The eps are only 24 minutes anyway so I'll get through it much faster) then full-steam ahead on the rest of the original movies.


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