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Old April 27 2010, 09:38 AM   #15
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Re: My Trek Rankings By Season

Lord Garth wrote: View Post
My season rankings:
TOS - 1, 2, 3
TNG - 6, 3, 4, 7, 5, 2, 1
DS9 - 6, 5, 4, 7, 2, 3, 1
VOY - 4, 7, 6, 5, 3, 2, 1
ENT - n/a
That's the smart way to do it, unless you have no life and many hours to kill doing it like I did it. You can't condense it down any easier than that!

Luther Sloan wrote: View Post

Netflix has the Remastered Version of Star Trek. In fact, I do believe it is the only version they have that I am aware of. You can confirm this in the Member Reviews section for each of the TOS DVD Seasons. Also, I think you will enjoy the enhanced special effects. They use CGI for a lot of the exterior shots of the starships, the planets, phaser fire, and strange alien phenomenon. Sometimes they will do CGI shots of a futuristic city in the background on a planet, too. They also cleaned up the picture's color / quality and the sound. They even re-scored the main theme song with a new identical voice artist in order to record it in true 5.1 digital surround sound.
That's a relief, and good info to have. I'll feel better going into it. I really had no idea they did all that.

Luther Sloan wrote: View Post
Oh, and like you: I watched Star Trek: The Original Series in the early 80's, as well. I was a little kid then and had truly fond memories in watching them. However, years later I couldn't get into it after becoming a TNG fan, though. However, as you know, that has all changed now and I have come full circle in loving TOS again.

Doomsday Machine:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PivO7K2zYII

Mirror, Mirror: (The First Mirror Universe Episode)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EHwvZ6HmQQI

The Trouble With Tribbles:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4utsDOD8FDk
Well while I was too young to appreciate the original run (I'm 46), I did see the whole series for the first time in the early 70's. I was a kid and actually more interested in Saturday morning fare than Trek, but I still recall liking it.

The last time I saw the show in the early 80's, it came on Sunday nights. Myself and a few friends would get together in a bit of a ritual fashion every week, put a buzz on, and watch Trek. It was great, and we thought it was just about the coolest thing ever. I want to be able to enjoy it again kind of like how I did then (probably minus that old fashioned buzz most of the time though). I want to make that "full circle".

Thank you for the links, but get this, I'm on dial-up! Yep, you read correctly. I still have friends that send me YouTube links all the time, and I can't remind them enough times to make them remember that I can't watch it. It would be impossible for most people these days to deal with a 28.8 bps connection, but I'm pretty used to it.

Anyway, thanks again to all for the comments and the input.
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