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Old February 28 2013, 11:54 AM   #12
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Re: Is there any Sci-Fi in Star Trek?

Captain Nebula wrote: View Post
Starfleet: Hey! Let's go to space!
Starfleet crew: Space is boring. Hey! Let's go to the holodeck and recreate stuff that happened centuries ago!

That was my reaction to TNG after seeing episodes from the first few seasons. What happened to "boldly go"? The show was about 24th century couch potatoes. The episode where the crew debate the moral ramifications of "shutting off" a fictional character was groan-inducing. (Moral? No, those are just ads. "Don't touch that dial!")
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