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The Next Generation All Good Things come to an end...but not here.

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Old November 23 2012, 03:47 AM   #1
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Wait for it...

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Old November 23 2012, 04:15 AM   #2
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And a Trekspert identifies which episode the shot is from in 3...2...1...
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Old November 23 2012, 09:04 AM   #3
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Nice teaser... One wonders how much the royalty fees must have been to use so many popular robots from television and movies.
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Old November 23 2012, 10:26 AM   #4
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I dunno, but I can't imagine Robbie, KITT, or B-9 being budget-busters. They and Data are the only licensed ones I noticed.

And I do wonder if the Johnny Five people nixed his appearance (or they didn't have a J5 available), hence the obvious knock-off in the ad.
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Old November 23 2012, 12:32 PM   #5
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Data in an advert! My life is complete!!

I assume it's an American ad, do you know if it's going to be shown in the U.K as well?
Although, as I've never heard of GE and have never seen any of their adverts over here, probably not. So I've answered my own question.

I'll never know why advertisers don't use Data or Brent Spiner for Android. How amazing would that be. Advertising execs, if your reading this make it happen!
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Old November 23 2012, 12:55 PM   #6
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We'll we've had Kirk and Scotty in ad on this side of the pond before.
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Old November 23 2012, 02:20 PM   #7
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No waiting necessary to see the 'star' in the ad. Go... Robby!
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Old November 23 2012, 03:13 PM   #8
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That ad was magnificent!! I hope it makes it on the air, here. Now I have to hit 'submit reply' so I can go back and watch it again. Thanks, Squiggy.
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Old November 23 2012, 03:29 PM   #9
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We'll we've had Kirk and Scotty in ad on this side of the pond before.

Really? When was this and what was it for.
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Old November 23 2012, 03:59 PM   #10
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Mrs Q wrote: View Post
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We'll we've had Kirk and Scotty in ad on this side of the pond before.

Really? When was this and what was it for.
"I don't need a brolly, you wally!"
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Old November 23 2012, 07:16 PM   #11
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We'll we've had Kirk and Scotty in ad on this side of the pond before.

Really? When was this and what was it for.
"I don't need a brolly, you wally!"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIfNv9qLvy4
That line has to be one of the funniest things I've heard in an advert. Haha! Brilliant!

And the guy with the mic is Simon Cadell, Jeffrey Fairbrother in Hi-De-Hi.
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Old November 23 2012, 08:41 PM   #12
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Forbin wrote: View Post
"I don't need a brolly, you wally!"
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oIfNv9qLvy4
Never saw that before! Very funny.

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Old November 23 2012, 10:34 PM   #13
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^ Some things you just can't unsee.
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Old November 24 2012, 02:00 AM   #14
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But is it canon?!?

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Old November 24 2012, 04:28 AM   #15
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Great, did Data have to hijack the fucking ship again to do this?!

And could they have done a WORSE job in making a Johnny-5 mock-up?
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