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

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Old August 17 2013, 06:38 PM   #16
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It was a great concert!!
When they came back out for the encore and performed The Epic of Gilgamesh, the audience lost their shit!
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Old August 17 2013, 09:28 PM   #17
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I especially loved the stage show during "The Beast at Tenagra"
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Old August 18 2013, 06:23 PM   #18
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For an episode that embodies Trek's philosophy, I'd recommend TOS's "The Devil in the Dark".
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Old August 18 2013, 07:59 PM   #19
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For an episode that embodies Trek's philosophy, I'd recommend TOS's "The Devil in the Dark".
I'd add The Corbomite Maneuver.
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Old August 19 2013, 06:54 PM   #20
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As far as TNG goes, one could do a lot worse than following up with Season 2's "The Measure of a Man". Perhaps Picard's best speechifying moment.
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Old August 20 2013, 01:50 PM   #21
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As far as TNG goes, one could do a lot worse than following up with Season 2's "The Measure of a Man". Perhaps Picard's best speechifying moment.
"Star Fleet was founded to seek out new life. Well there it sits. Waiting."

Honest to god, I get choked up every time.
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Old August 20 2013, 04:51 PM   #22
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For an episode that embodies Trek's philosophy, I'd recommend TOS's "The Devil in the Dark".
I'd add The Corbomite Maneuver.
And Arena.
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Old August 20 2013, 05:28 PM   #23
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As far as TNG goes, one could do a lot worse than following up with Season 2's "The Measure of a Man". Perhaps Picard's best speechifying moment.
"Star Fleet was founded to seek out new life. Well there it sits. Waiting."

Honest to god, I get choked up every time.

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Old August 20 2013, 05:32 PM   #24
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For an episode that embodies Trek's philosophy, I'd recommend TOS's "The Devil in the Dark".


Oh yeah that's a top knotch episode too! Perhaps a bit of "Devil in The Dark" is in "Darmok"?
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Old August 21 2013, 12:35 AM   #25
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but you have to get past the really silly premise.
Could say the same thing about all off Star Trek
It kinda reminds of Asimov's concept of psychohistory. The more he talked about it and tried to explain it in greater detail, the sillier it became. The universal translator is already a silly idea, but it becomes much more so with "Darmok."
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Old August 21 2013, 12:41 AM   #26
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This is one of the first TNG episodes I ever remember seeing. Made Picard a hero of mine.
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Old August 21 2013, 01:06 AM   #27
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For an episode that embodies Trek's philosophy, I'd recommend TOS's "The Devil in the Dark".
Oh yeah that's a top knotch episode too! Perhaps a bit of "Devil in The Dark" is in "Darmok"?
Hmmm...makes you wonder how the ol' mind meld would have fared with the Tamarians...or full Betazoid telepathy for that matter....
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Old August 21 2013, 01:30 AM   #28
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For an episode that embodies Trek's philosophy, I'd recommend TOS's "The Devil in the Dark".
Oh yeah that's a top knotch episode too! Perhaps a bit of "Devil in The Dark" is in "Darmok"?
Hmmm...makes you wonder how the ol' mind meld would have fared with the Tamarians...or full Betazoid telepathy for that matter....
We know there are some species (Ferengi, for one) that Betazoids can't read. I think it's a good bet that the Tamarians are a species the Betazoids wouldn't read, or at least wouldn't read very clearly.

The mind meld is an interesting idea and the Enterprise had some Vulcans aboard, but how do you explain to the Tamarians what they're trying to do? Do you abduct a Tamarian and force a mind meld without cooperation, à la Spock-Valeris?
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Old August 21 2013, 01:36 AM   #29
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This is one of the first TNG episodes I ever remember seeing. Made Picard a hero of mine.
It was also the debut of the cool Captain's jacket.
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Old August 21 2013, 01:35 PM   #30
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I just watched Sanctuary this morning, In it's DS9 kind of way I think it might fit into the Darmok category no?
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