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Author Topic: This is the best scene in all of Star Trek, prove me wrong  (Read 18270 times)

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Re: This is the best scene in all of Star Trek, prove me wrong
« Reply #240 on: September 14, 2020, 09:01:14 pm »
I really enjoyed Enterprise. But I agree with Howard, it got messed up very near the end, and the finale sucked rotten oranges. Just didnt end right.
And Voyager's ending was even worse. Maybe I just dont like a series I like come to an end?

it started out great.
the wonderment of man exploring space for the first time and getting their arses kicked.
then upgrading, going back and giving what for.

i've watched the last episode of enterprise twice over the yrs and I can't even remember it.
once on netflix once on TV.
it just piddled out.

Same with voyager.
I vaguely remember the last season.
I may try to watch it again.

but i've been working on Deep space 9.
I never watched it all the way through so I don't know how it ended however what I did watch stuck with me like Cisco and last game in the world series.
deep space reminds me a lot of babylon 5.
which is also on my list to rewatch.

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Re: This is the best scene in all of Star Trek, prove me wrong
« Reply #241 on: September 14, 2020, 09:11:26 pm »
i can't remember if I posted some of my favorite scens from startrek but here they are no video clips.

kirk vs dragon dude. - it's so over the top ridiculous how he makes a cannon.
OG trek movie - "guess who's coming to dinner" and the assassination scene with the blood in spheres floating in zero gravity. it shocked me back then because i'd never seen anything like that.
think it was the same movie when kirk escaped with the shape shifter who had the cigar that kept you arm and they beamed him off the prison planet just before "she" told him everything.
that movie was more light-hearted than the rest.

og star trek movie "double dumb ass"

startrek next gen when they found Scotty and he told LaForge you have to baby captians and to tell them it will take longer to do something that way they look like a miracle worker when they do it sooner.
the Scotty principle.
I've employed it with great success at work. :)



i'm not a trekie but I still appreciate the

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Re: This is the best scene in all of Star Trek, prove me wrong
« Reply #242 on: September 14, 2020, 10:08:57 pm »
I liked that scene where they played sabotage by the beastie boys and Kurt fought Con
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Re: This is the best scene in all of Star Trek, prove me wrong
« Reply #243 on: September 14, 2020, 11:31:19 pm »
I liked that scene where they played sabotage by the beastie boys and Kurt fought Con

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Re: This is the best scene in all of Star Trek, prove me wrong
« Reply #244 on: September 15, 2020, 03:19:59 pm »
I also like the theme to Enterprise.
lotta people got mad at a song instead instrumental music.

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Re: This is the best scene in all of Star Trek, prove me wrong
« Reply #245 on: September 16, 2020, 03:22:35 am »
Now you are over acting


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Re: This is the best scene in all of Star Trek, prove me wrong
« Reply #246 on: September 16, 2020, 11:01:29 am »
Now you are over acting



lol!
Shatner can act like a normal person fairly well.
but he's best when acting like a caricature of himself.

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Re: This is the best scene in all of Star Trek, prove me wrong
« Reply #247 on: September 16, 2020, 01:27:09 pm »
So I have 3 episodes left in Season 2 of Discovery and while I'm enjoying the show for its mindless action, it's not good Star Trek, unfortunately.  It's not making any sense and the writers seem to contradict themselves from episode to episode and there is little to no set up of big events.  Also, everyone is indestructible.  Chances are if someone is dead or looks dead they are most certainly not dead.  I mean c'mon.

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Re: This is the best scene in all of Star Trek, prove me wrong
« Reply #248 on: September 16, 2020, 08:04:22 pm »
So I have 3 episodes left in Season 2 of Discovery and while I'm enjoying the show for its mindless action, it's not good Star Trek, unfortunately.  It's not making any sense and the writers seem to contradict themselves from episode to episode and there is little to no set up of big events.  Also, everyone is indestructible.  Chances are if someone is dead or looks dead they are most certainly not dead.  I mean c'mon.


lol. 100% agree. BTW, lets also overpower the hell out of Michael and remove the team dynamic completely. Oh, and SCIENCE F'YEAH!

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Re: This is the best scene in all of Star Trek, prove me wrong
« Reply #249 on: September 16, 2020, 08:06:23 pm »
My biggest issue with the new Star Trek (Both Discovery and Picard) is my dad loves them. So, when I'm chatting with him about it, I don't want to be a total buzz kill so I focus on the positives.

The visuals are great. I really like some of the tech. The new Klingons are crazy. The Discovery warping around everywhere opens up lots of possibilities.

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Re: This is the best scene in all of Star Trek, prove me wrong
« Reply #250 on: September 17, 2020, 12:58:18 am »
What "tech" do you speak of?  See there isn't any tech in the new Star Trek, it's scifi troupe garbage that looks good on screen but doesn't have any real world use.

Holographic translucent screens - stupid and impractical.  It's difficult to read something when you can see through it as all the stuff behind it messes with the contrast.
Pop-up holographic controls - also stupid and impractical.  If they were solid that'd actually be a pretty cool idea, but the ones on the show are translucent and it's obvious that there isn't any tactical feedback, so basically they are playing xbox kinect. 


See Star Trek tech was always fantastical but in a practical, grounded in reality way.  It's supposed to inspire people to go out and build it and guess what?   The stuff on the old shows.... people DID go out and build them.  The padd, the touch screen controls, voice controlled computers, a wireless networked system of interconnected devices, the hypo-spray,  hell even the adjustable hospital bed and the communicator from TOS.... they all frikkin exist now!!!  That's because show runners carefully thought up of tech that was needed but was currently impossible.  The stuff on Picard and discovery isn't needed.  It's just dumb sci-fi.

There are no new Klingons.... only hideous turd monsters.  Turd monsters which are retconned into something mroe closely resembling Klingons by season 2 as they realized the horrible mistake they made.  The Klingon design has evolved slightly over the years but has essentially remained unchanged since the motion picture in 1979... that means my entire life Klingons have looked the same.  The pure hubris of the show runners thinking they knew better than 40 years worth of sfx artists is appalling.   Also if you watch more discovery you'll find that they've already dropped the "travel anywhere in an instant" gimmick, which is good because it worked on magic and that's dumb Doctor Who nonsense not appropriate for Star Trek. 

The only positives are returning cast members on Picard, specifically Sir Patrick himself.  He can read the phone book and it'd be an interesting watch which is fortunate as Picard totally falls off the rails towards the end.  I thought it was building towards something and it just left 14 plot threads on the table instead.  Of course there are some great characters on Discovery as well... just not Bernham... they should kill her off or something. 

CBS all access is no more with the (re)merger and everything will shift to paramount+ in a few months.  Paramount knows how to handle the property, so hopefully a shakeup is coming that'll right the ship.  Both shows have potential.... they just need actual writers that can write actual Star Trek episodes.  You can already see changes as Strange New Worlds (captain Pike spin-off) isn't going to be serialized and will present a more traditional Star Trek format apparently. 

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Re: This is the best scene in all of Star Trek, prove me wrong
« Reply #251 on: Yesterday at 10:57:32 am »
What "tech" do you speak of?  See there isn't any tech in the new Star Trek, it's scifi troupe garbage that looks good on screen but doesn't have any real world use.

The "tech" I was talking about was me finding things to chat about when speaking with my dad about the show. I try not to sound like comic book guy when talking to him because he's a big fan. Nobody likes to hear that much critical over-thinking of a television show they like.