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Old February 8 2013, 03:15 PM   #3
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Re: 10 Reason ST:DS9 Misjudged

Well, it's nicely written, but the article is mostly the same made up BS that gets recycled by everybody who listened to far too many of Ron Moore's BSG commentaries.

Deep Space Nine is a great show, but come on...

Was it really this heavily serialized epic with the odd one-off adventure? Or were the vast majority of episodes stand alone stories with a few rare instances of multi-episode serialization?

Was it really established that Federation values weren't always better than Ferengi values, they were just different? Or were the Ferengi values clearly shown as ass-backwards and hilarious?

Did Deep Space Nine really not use technobabble in the same way that TNG did? Or was it just as notoriously indulgent in it.

I love Deep Space Nine a whole bunch... but if we're going to be honest it wasn't as successful as TNG because for most people it wasn't as good as TNG. And there's nothing wrong with that, different strokes for different folks as they say...
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