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Old September 14 2012, 06:50 PM   #1441
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Is There in Truth No Beauty? (TOS). I never understood how a box full of colored lights could be ugly enough to drive humanoids mad.
Well, being exposed to some forms of pattern light can cause seizures in some folks...
I assume it was more than just flashing lights; more like strange Lovecraftian "colours" that were beyond human understanding and perception. (As I recall, they used a similar effect to denote the indescribable, sanity-rending weirdness of THE DUNWICH HORROR, back in the old Sandra Dee movie.)

Or, more likely, they were going for some sort of LSD trip visual. (Hey, it was the sixties, man!)

"The colors, the colors . . . ."
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Old September 14 2012, 08:28 PM   #1442
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Watching Evolution on BBC America.
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Old September 14 2012, 08:30 PM   #1443
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Is There in Truth No Beauty? (TOS). I never understood how a box full of colored lights could be ugly enough to drive humanoids mad.
Have you ever sat through a 6 hour Nicholas Cage movie marathon? that'd do it for me...

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Old September 14 2012, 11:15 PM   #1444
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Lonely Among us on blu ray.
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Old September 15 2012, 02:20 AM   #1445
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Is There in Truth No Beauty? (TOS). I never understood how a box full of colored lights could be ugly enough to drive humanoids mad.
Have you ever sat through a 6 hour Nicholas Cage movie marathon? that'd do it for me...

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I don't know. Raising Arizona, Moonstruck, and Adaptation would be a pretty good triple bill.

And I have a soft spot for Ghost Rider and National Treasure . . . . .
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Old September 15 2012, 05:37 AM   #1446
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I've finished the series "Enterprise", so now I'm back to watching TOS. I'm picking up where I left off during the 2nd season some time ago, and now I just finished By Any Other Name.
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Old September 15 2012, 03:07 PM   #1447
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ENT - Fusion. Meh, it's OK.
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Old September 15 2012, 04:34 PM   #1448
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Coming of Age
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Old September 15 2012, 04:37 PM   #1449
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The Forge/Awakening/Kir'Shara
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Old September 15 2012, 04:39 PM   #1450
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"The Paradise Syndrome" & "And the Children Shall Lead" (TOS). Regarding "Paradise", I have never liked tearjerkers. As for the other episode, the less said about it the better. (lol)
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Old September 16 2012, 07:25 AM   #1451
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The Ultimate Computer...Kirk talks M-5 into killing itself. Kirk, The Computer Killer strikes again!
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Old September 16 2012, 07:47 AM   #1452
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Ditto. Just saw that one myself on MeTV.
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Old September 16 2012, 05:06 PM   #1453
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A Matter Of Time 2.5/5 New Ground 3/5
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Old September 16 2012, 05:09 PM   #1454
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Old September 16 2012, 05:18 PM   #1455
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The Tholian Web (TOS)
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