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

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Old February 5 2014, 09:05 PM   #31
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Say what you will about the episode, but this is a disturbing image: http://tng.trekcore.com/hd/albums/1x...vil_hd_302.jpg
I can't believe Frakes agreed to do that. Are his eyes actually OPEN there? It looks like it.
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Old February 6 2014, 02:48 AM   #32
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I think that's just a mold of his face. It's not like it actually moves, it's like a plastic shape of his face that's being rotated under the ick.
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Old February 6 2014, 03:56 AM   #33
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I think that's just a mold of his face. It's not like it actually moves, it's like a plastic shape of his face that's being rotated under the ick.
According to Frakes, he was actually pulled into that muck.

Eww...
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Old February 6 2014, 04:04 AM   #34
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Re: Scariest Episode of TNG

"Night Terrors" some good, scary moments in that. But I think the prize goes to "Schisms." Really good, creepy, eerie episode that makes the "alien abduction" story work in this setting. The recreation of the abduction room on the holodeck is a great, fantastic and chilling scene.

According to Frakes, he was actually pulled into that muck.
For going into it/coming out of it, sure. But I highly doubt that's his face (with open mouth) coming out of the stuff, especially considering -according to Frakes- it was made from Medamucil and printer's ink.
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Old February 6 2014, 04:17 AM   #35
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Re: Scariest Episode of TNG

"Conspiracy" - Creepy bugs, exploding heads and a mysterious signal sent to parts unknown. I wish they had followed up on that.

"Frame of Mind".

And the part in "In Theory" where the lady is trapped in the floor of the deck.
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Old February 6 2014, 05:01 AM   #36
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Would they still use printer's ink to do something like this today?
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Old February 6 2014, 05:27 AM   #37
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Schisms and certain scenes in Violations especially when Crusher had to view Jack Crusher's dead body.
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Old February 6 2014, 08:33 AM   #38
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Re: Scariest Episode of TNG

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According to Frakes, he was actually pulled into that muck.

Eww...
Frakes really was a "good egg", wasn't he! I remember reading that he swallowed some maggots in Conspiracy and he was (understandably) annoyed that it didn't make the final cut!
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Old February 7 2014, 12:18 AM   #39
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I think that's just a mold of his face. It's not like it actually moves, it's like a plastic shape of his face that's being rotated under the ick.
According to Frakes, he was actually pulled into that muck.

Eww...
Oh, he was indeed pulled in. But when the face comes up, rotates, then sinks back down, that wasn't Frakes. After all, as it sinks back, you can see the goo coming up in the mouth, and unless Frakes was willing to swallow some and then regurgitate it on cue, that's not the sort of thing a person can do.
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Old February 8 2014, 11:44 AM   #40
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Choosing between Conspiracy and Q Who... Conspiracy wins for me, if slightly.
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Old February 8 2014, 01:25 PM   #41
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More like a creepy moment, than the whole episode, but Time Squared: when we see the grainy, distorted video log of Picard's shuttle leaving the shuttle bay, especially the shot of the figure of Riker looking on, then just moments later the Enterprise is destroyed, followed by the audio log of Picard reporting the destruction of the ship. The music it was set to was pretty eerie, too.
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Old February 9 2014, 12:15 PM   #42
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Another one, "Frame of Mind."

Maybe not "scary" but, man, it's like live-action fever dream, very, very unsettling.
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Old February 9 2014, 08:03 PM   #43
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The holodeck scene in "Identity Crisis" is pretty creepy, when Geordi is trying to figure out where the extra shadow came from.

But the holodeck scene in "Schisms" takes the cake:

"I've been in this room before."

"We've all been in this room before."
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Old February 9 2014, 08:54 PM   #44
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Off the top of my head I'd say Night Terrors
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Old February 10 2014, 05:57 AM   #45
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"Code of Honor"
Yeah, it was soooooo bad it almost scared me away...... from ever watching another episode.

I still think it scarred me psychologically, too.
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