RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 139,680
Posts: 5,430,377
Members: 24,828
Currently online: 397
Newest member: DimeRhyme


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Star Trek TV Series > Star Trek - Original Series

Star Trek - Original Series The one that started it all...

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old July 14 2013, 05:58 PM   #1
Crazyewok
Commander
 
Watching TOS for first time.

I have been a trekkie since age 6 back in 1995. I was brought up on first run DS9 and re runs of TNG.

I have seen ENT, TNG and DS9 re runs almost every year with some voyager.

But I never got round to TOS except for a hand full of episodes.. I dismissed it as dated plus none of the main channels every played it anyway.

Well the remasted version is airing on CBS action and I decided to watch and Im really really suprised.

Its really good. Way stronger than TNG and Voyager. Infact I see more DS9 (my favorite ) in TOS than anything else.

so far im up to Balance of Terror (which is one of the ones I watched in the past).
Crazyewok is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 14 2013, 08:29 PM   #2
Pavonis
Commodore
 
Re: Watching TOS for first time.

Good for you. The original spawned all these spin-offs for a reason. It's good for Trek fans to know where it all started.
Pavonis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 14 2013, 10:34 PM   #3
wildstar
Lieutenant Commander
 
Re: Watching TOS for first time.

It's strange. I wrongly assume that everyone who's watched Voyager or DS9 or TNG has also seen TOS. Always surprised me when someone says that they watched TNG as a kid. Shouldn't, but it does.
Glad to see that you're enjoying TOS. It has a certain magic, that's for sure.
__________________
My homepage: http://www.timpalgut.com
My IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0657651/
wildstar is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 14 2013, 11:04 PM   #4
Crazyewok
Commander
 
Re: Watching TOS for first time.

Of course I had seen the TOS films and Wrath of Khan has always been my favorite. But TOS show no im ashamed to say.

To me its storys and charatcters are far stronger than the TNG. even the back ground characters seem more interactive and real.
Crazyewok is offline   Reply With Quote
Old July 15 2013, 07:22 AM   #5
CrazyMatt
Commander
 
CrazyMatt's Avatar
 
Location: Paradise
Re: Watching TOS for first time.

All us "Crazys" need to stick together... ;D
__________________
"You are speaking to a senior officer, Kirk!"
CrazyMatt is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 07:29 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.