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Lower Decks

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- Sun, 18 Oct 2020 20:37:40 EST OoAY3Tf2 No.70827
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Is anyone else surprised that this show ended being not as awful as you expected? I mean it's nowhere close to the rest of the series in quality(except Picard, fuck that show) but its not absolute shit. I found myself kind of enjoying it and just want season 3 of The Orville to come the fuck out already.
Also is just a new running gag that Riker shows up in finales to save the day?
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Four - Thu, 22 Oct 2020 04:39:47 EST nSsgpWT4 No.70850 Reply
>>70827
What?
It was bad, like really bad. it's shit compared to Star Trek the Animated series.
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Captain Rudolph Ransom - Fri, 23 Oct 2020 18:46:12 EST DvNtjzqo No.70852 Reply
>Lower Decks good, TNG bad

Were reaching levels of contrarian that shouldn't even be possible

Why does the alt-right love Star Trek so much?

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- Wed, 25 Sep 2019 17:25:07 EST HNqy2bUf No.68667
File: 1569446707958.jpg -(22165B / 21.65KB, 260x194) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Why does the alt-right love Star Trek so much?
Everytime I look at dissident right threads there’s Star Trek discussion going in. There’s the usual Dukat Did Nothing Wrong memes, but there’s also genuine analysis apolitical of stuff. So what makes Star Trek so appealing to the extreme right, despite being a communist utopia?
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Ensign Herbert - Tue, 20 Oct 2020 05:50:43 EST iyXVVGgw No.70840 Reply
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>>68667
>communist utopia
People's basic needs are met but there's still competition for the rare or sought-after positions. If that's a communist utopia, I wouldn't mind it.
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T'Pau - Thu, 22 Oct 2020 00:36:25 EST O02P7RYT No.70849 Reply
>>70840
You can't really even call it communism. That life style is really just the result of antimatter power and magic boxes that makes every thing you need for so insanely cheap it's hardly ever seen being charged for outside of quarks unless the replimat charges but I assumed it was a store space used by the feds for free replicator food, if they charge it would be at cost at worst.
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Captain Rudolph Ransom - Fri, 23 Oct 2020 18:44:03 EST DvNtjzqo No.70851 Reply
>>70849
Yeah there are many good lessons but at the end of the day Star Trek represents a kind of pie in the sky utopian socialist vision and relies on mechanisms that are and will likely always be physically impossible

Babylon 5

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- Tue, 23 Jun 2020 00:51:42 EST LeuwNIoa No.70446
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Time to settle this debate once and for all. Was it better than DS9? Did you personally like it better than DS9?
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Corporal F Hawkins - Tue, 20 Oct 2020 03:08:35 EST TTcXb8JG No.70838 Reply
>>70837
Apparently the CEO at the time hated science fiction.
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Ambassador Soval - Wed, 21 Oct 2020 15:50:16 EST QAI1OjEf No.70848 Reply
>>70837
I wonder if we really needed something like that. I feel like B5 in and of itself is satisfying enough for me. Added anything more like Crusade could muddy things up. I'm kind of leaning toward, "glad that never happened" but also would've been interesting to see. We may never know. If a reboot happens now it could be plagued with identity politics and dumbing down for marketability so not sure if want.

Best ep

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- Thu, 02 Jan 2020 17:46:21 EST 5JbUjm26 No.69322
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For each series

TNG - Frame of Mind
DS9 - Pale Moonlight
Voy - The one where nelix dies
TOS - Balance of Terror
TAS - The Jihad
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Guinan - Wed, 21 Oct 2020 01:51:24 EST d+5mThkj No.70846 Reply
>>70844
dont forget they found an extremely controved excuse to shove Troi into those episodes as well
And there's a future timeline where Geordi LaForge is caprain of some big ass starship

I believe they mention Data, but I think thats all
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Nyota Uhura - Wed, 21 Oct 2020 01:55:31 EST LNOdPH0z No.70847 Reply
>>70845
>>70841

Future Kim met LaForge in an alt timeline

The Doctor met Troi when he got sent back to the alpha quadrant

Janeway shows up in Nemesis

Non Crew, But they VOY come across Q and some Ferengi also

Happy Arbour Day.

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- Sun, 22 Jul 2018 00:15:44 EST e2Juqy0R No.65279
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Epic first thread stopped bumping so...

The Comic-con trailer for season 2 is up.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lavy7qZ1aoo

>The Orville season 2 kicks off with a two hour season premiere on December 30 at 8pm EDT on Fox.

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Gralik Durr - Thu, 10 Sep 2020 17:56:03 EST xXdUGzuV No.70714 Reply
>>70664
Feels like that because the ORVILLE crew aren't the best. Haha.
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Seamus - Fri, 02 Oct 2020 19:02:16 EST xXdUGzuV No.70763 Reply
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ORVILLE is better than the Lower Decks cartoon drek.

Lens flares don't come cheap.

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- Sun, 09 Aug 2020 17:13:55 EST yW/tSq77 No.70591
File: 1597007635531.jpg -(68357B / 66.75KB, 1000x444) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. Lens flares don't come cheap.
From the top of r/movies today.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/scottmendelson/2020/08/08/movies-box-office-star-trek-never-as-big-as-star-wars-avengers-transformers/#565466173dc4

>How Paramount Failed To Turn ‘Star Trek’ Into A Blockbuster Franchise

>Maybe cheaper Star Trek movies, films that could be successes at $300 million worldwide, could work. What was true in 2009 is now even more true today as the very idea of theatrical exhibition is in peril. The experiment of Bad Robot and Paramount’s initial Star Trek relaunch was a failure. Could spending A-level blockbuster bucks and offering A-level blockbuster thrills turn Star Trek into an A-level blockbuster franchise? The answer, three times in a row, was “No.”

I'm pleased to see the majority of replies damning JJ and Kurtzman.
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Icheb - Thu, 13 Aug 2020 19:53:30 EST jwjJ078M No.70612 Reply
>>70604
>You must be thinking of Beyond because... just No. So much No.
I did indeed get them mixed up, I thought Into Darkness was the third one for some reason and I remembered people saying the third was a slight improvement. My bad.
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Pah-wraith - Mon, 19 Oct 2020 18:32:36 EST ZIQRDEai No.70834 Reply
>>70599
even Abrams admitted to himself he didn't know what he was doing with that movie.
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Pah-wraith - Mon, 19 Oct 2020 18:46:07 EST ZIQRDEai No.70836 Reply
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A6I7eYAq3zM

I remember a while back someone posted a Youtube video outlining the nightmare that is Star Trek intellectual property ownership. Is this the video?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9n_zxsLocHE

wtf did Viacom think it was doing? was it trying to "sort-of" sell to itself the rights? From my first link it looks like Les Moonves gave Kurtzman and Abrams a sweat heart deal to heilm the star trek franchise regardless of whether it is profitable to Viacom or not

New cartoon

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- Sat, 20 Jul 2019 18:49:48 EST DCXETFlF No.67984
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Here's the new trek show you asked for Bro
https://variety.com/2019/tv/news/star-trek-lower-decks-cast-cbs-all-access-1203274360/
https://www.tor.com/2019/07/20/star-trek-lower-decks-really-does-look-like-rick-and-morty/
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Sarpek the Fearless - Sun, 18 Oct 2020 04:26:14 EST xXdUGzuV No.70820 Reply
>>70814
Why was she in Star Trekick Hard anyways? TNG & Voyager crews didn't meet afaik.
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Pah-wraith - Mon, 19 Oct 2020 18:07:53 EST ZIQRDEai No.70833 Reply
>>68345
TAS gets shit on but I view it as basically a chance for the TOS writers to do all the episodes their effects department noped.

HEE HEE HEE

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- Fri, 02 Oct 2020 04:53:41 EST znSn/m7X No.70762
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HEE HEE HEE
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Miles O'Brien - Sat, 17 Oct 2020 12:43:05 EST ws5t+px5 No.70815 Reply
>>70798

Him and the guy that played General Martok are both in that episode, plus The Rock. Tsunkatse is a Star studded Star Trek esisode.
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Weyoun 8 - Sat, 17 Oct 2020 16:51:26 EST mw1AnnTr No.70818 Reply
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>>70813
ST viewers have never seen a Ferengi female in natural habitat due to FCC concerns (naked on Ferenginar, subserviant to males). The ones viewers are exposed to are progressives.

However, we have to assume that since the workers of Quark's bar look for oo-mox from Bajorans that Ferengi female are not attractive (or they're coons).
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Charles Tucker III - Mon, 19 Oct 2020 15:28:53 EST 9Rxqggwi No.70832 Reply
>>70818

It may be that the Ferengi on DS9 are far from home, and looking to get a bit of exotic pussy. These aren’t the kinds of girls a respectable Ferengi would marry, but they’re good for scratching an itch.

MEMES

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- Tue, 13 Oct 2020 07:42:07 EST znSn/m7X No.70795
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There is no fucking catalogue and maybe I'm a retard, but I can't find a trek memes thread.
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Dexter Remmick - Fri, 16 Oct 2020 18:52:00 EST xXdUGzuV No.70809 Reply
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Kirk & Jeanie
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Lt. Cmdr. Calvin Hudson - Mon, 19 Oct 2020 03:37:09 EST cTuyxun4 No.70830 Reply
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DICKS EVERYWHERE

live long and profit

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- Tue, 14 Jan 2020 11:23:21 EST MKoc/uin No.69375
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so, this exists
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Karr - Fri, 14 Feb 2020 19:29:12 EST bOlOhkyn No.69623 Reply
>>69622
there's a bunch of books that have been "cowritten" by the actor and somebody who really writes it, but the iirc the Garak one was fairly unique in that it was basically a massaging of the notes the actor had put together about all the character's old experiences and stuff as opposed to just random stuff they brainstormed, so in theory that story in Stitch in Time is really what the actor was pulling from for emotional memory when Garak made an allusion to his stint as a gardener for the Romulan whoeverguy or when his claustrophobia acts up
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Legate Porania - Fri, 14 Feb 2020 19:40:29 EST ijWmIsRh No.69625 Reply
>>69623
>there's a bunch of books that have been "cowritten" by the actor and somebody who really writes it

The kids have to learn about TekWar sooner or later.
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Dr. Lewis Zimmerman - Sun, 18 Oct 2020 19:28:10 EST 9Rxqggwi No.70826 Reply
>>69625

Oh, god, I just looked this up. Is it as terrible as it looks?

Bump When Watching V - The Final Frontier

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- Tue, 28 Jan 2020 10:54:08 EST bOlOhkyn No.69497
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places to watch right now free on cytube
/1701
/Quarks-Bar

at the moment watching
Profit Motive - the one that's a riff on the backstage anxieties about All Good Things up for an Emmy or something and also an unused premise for a Taxi story where Louie's mentor in being a scumbag came back to visit and was all nice
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Beverly Crusher - Mon, 05 Oct 2020 00:32:22 EST TN4t5Rl9 No.70768 Reply
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1x03 Parallax

I'm still trying to feel my way through Voyager period. The cast seems fine enough, except for Chakotay, who greatly annoys me.

Also going from TNG's remaster back to VOY's SD stings a bit. Harder to watch.

That ship topic

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- Sun, 05 Apr 2020 14:08:19 EST 6AgOaDHQ No.70045
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What's your favorite ship design?

Hard mode: no Enterprise D.
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Dexter Remmick - Fri, 16 Oct 2020 18:54:14 EST xXdUGzuV No.70810 Reply
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I like the design of USS TITAN
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Weyoun 8 - Sat, 17 Oct 2020 16:54:08 EST mw1AnnTr No.70819 Reply
>>70810
Looks like Riker's ship alright, a step behind the lead (Sovereign) lol.

How famous are Star Trek people inside Star Trek?

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- Mon, 31 Aug 2020 06:23:48 EST LNOdPH0z No.70669
File: 1598869428248.jpg -(39457B / 38.53KB, 497x497) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. How famous are Star Trek people inside Star Trek?
How well known are the most well known characters and events inside of the Star Trek Universe?

Like for example, everyone in the alpha quadrant has probably heard some version of the Battle of Wolf 359 and Sector 001. But how common knowledge is it that Picard was assimilated or that Riker saved the day?

Everyone seems to have heard of the Voyages of James Kirk and Spock

Data only really seems to be known to various science nerds who would subscribe to news on the subject ("Meet the Enterprise's Mechanical Man")
Same with Geordi, cybernetics still seem to be something of a niche interest.

Everyone has probably heard of "That Klingon in Starfleet", and that probably just got more intense by the end of DS9.

The Voyager would be famous by the end of its journey, so would DS9 by the end of the War
There's probably a bunch of Biographies of the mysterious Captain Sisko, the Religious Prophet who was also the Federation's Eisenhower and then mysteriously disappeared at the end of the war.

Everyone learns about Captain President Archer in grade school and is required to play out 4 semesters of his adventures as holo-logs
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Dr. Crell Moset - Thu, 03 Sep 2020 19:40:20 EST jwjJ078M No.70691 Reply
>>70685
What about when Thomas Riker finds it and they get into an argument over the metaphysics of identity again?
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The Doctor - Mon, 05 Oct 2020 04:01:07 EST qSDocZgf No.70769 Reply
Star Trek has this problem where there's usually no sense that there's a universe beyond what's in front of you. This is normal for episodic TV but Trek cranks it up to 11 and it applies to everything from the characters to the Federation. It's just how the shows were written and I don't think it's worth thinking too hard about it, but there are two possibilities. Either these are extraordinary characters in an ordinary universe or ordinary characters in an extraordinary universe. I don't think there's any evidence pointing to the second possibility.
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Sarpek the Fearless - Sun, 18 Oct 2020 04:31:20 EST xXdUGzuV No.70823 Reply
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>>70769
So TOS and TNG crew are the creme de la creme, best of the best. That's the impression I got.

Look up at the sky tonight

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- Sat, 22 Aug 2020 16:34:09 EST FC6f2adW No.70649
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Tonight, look up at the sky.
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Tokath - Sun, 23 Aug 2020 10:41:29 EST 5IjuyRbn No.70651 Reply
This is why I don't talk to aliens I have a social anxiety issue.
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Captain Shelby - Mon, 05 Oct 2020 04:15:52 EST O02P7RYT No.70770 Reply
>>70649
Don't hail me or my planet on subspace ever again.
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Sarpek the Fearless - Sun, 18 Oct 2020 04:28:24 EST xXdUGzuV No.70822 Reply
>>70649
Aliens are shy? Not sure what OP is trying to say.

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