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Old February 2 2012, 09:16 PM   #217
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Re: The OFFICIAL STNG Next Level Bluray watch and review thread

davejames wrote: View Post
The concept and ideas behind it - putting humans on trial for the crimes of their civilization and a people who capture a space creature and force it into slavery are so "high-sci-fi" -- a kind of simple, yet evocative storytelling that doesn't really come around too often today.
Yeah it's a solid story idea, I think the problem is the episode was just too preoccupied with having to introduce all the new characters to really do it justice. Q's trial and the Farpoint mystery almost feel like an afterthought at times.
It kind of was. It was "hey we need to make an hour show into 2 hours; what else can we add?"
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