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 Tafdolphin » Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:58 pm

God how does it keep getting worse?!

Every moment is trying to be profound and meaningful, complete with epic swells of music and dramatic framing, which means none of them actually are. Everyone talks either like they think they're delivering the greatest monologue put on screen or like they're in a whacky teen-drama.

I hate it. Actively hate it. Watching it is like having ants under my skin.

I'm so sorry I ever doubted you Hexx.

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PostRe: The Star Trek Thread
by Peter Crisp » Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:30 pm

Tafdolphin wrote:God how does it keep getting worse?!

Every moment is trying to be profound and meaningful, complete with epic swells of music and dramatic framing, which means none of them actually are. Everyone talks either like they think they're delivering the greatest monologue put on screen or like they're in a whacky teen-drama.

I hate it. Actively hate it. Watching it is like having ants under my skin.

I'm so sorry I ever doubted you Hexx.


So, 9/10 then?

You don't have to watch it if you aren't enjoying it. It is very different from other Trek shows and the absence of a few Q episodes (however they shoehorn him in) is disappointing.
Hopefully, the change to a more classic planet of the week style format may be more to your taste.

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PostRe: The Star Trek Thread
by Hexx » Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:31 pm

8-)

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by Tafdolphin » Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:37 pm

Peter Crisp wrote:
Tafdolphin wrote:God how does it keep getting worse?!

Every moment is trying to be profound and meaningful, complete with epic swells of music and dramatic framing, which means none of them actually are. Everyone talks either like they think they're delivering the greatest monologue put on screen or like they're in a whacky teen-drama.

I hate it. Actively hate it. Watching it is like having ants under my skin.

I'm so sorry I ever doubted you Hexx.


So, 9/10 then?

You don't have to watch it if you aren't enjoying it. It is very different from other Trek shows and the absence of a few Q episodes (however they shoehorn him in) is disappointing.
Hopefully, the change to a more classic planet of the week style format may be more to your taste.


We're committed to hate watching it now I think. There aren't that many eps and we've nothing else (save the Trek films) on our radar.

God, though. Genuinely fuming.

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PostRe: The Star Trek Thread
by Hexx » Fri Jan 22, 2021 1:03 pm

Lower Decks is on Amazon Prime in UK now

Get past shakes start and I actually really liked it

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by Cheeky Devlin » Fri Jan 22, 2021 1:07 pm

Lower Decks is the best trek since Voyager.

I said it when it was showing in the US, but there is so much love and respect for the franchise evident in the writing. Some ridiculously deep cuts as well.

Really looking forward to season 2.

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PostRe: The Star Trek Thread
by Somebody Else's Presents » Sat Jan 23, 2021 8:42 am

Yeah, Lower Decks is basically a love letter to older Star Trek. And I love it.

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by Corazon de Leon » Sat Jan 23, 2021 11:43 am

The writer of Lower Decks wrote a fake season 8 set of scripts and storylines for TNG that my wife got me for Christmas. It's very good!

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PostRe: The Star Trek Thread
by Tafdolphin » Sun Jan 24, 2021 8:44 pm

Finished Discovery season 3.

Not much to say I haven't already said, although whoever directed the finale really, really likes Pixar films (the elevator chase was straight from Monsters Inc, the robots were literally knock-off Wall-Es).

Utter shite. I can't think of a single redeeming thing to say, except that S1 should have been set in this time period from the start. That it wasn't and was somehow supposed to work as a prequel is beyond me.

On to Lower Decks I think.

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