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Old April 14 2015, 12:47 AM   #1
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This trailer holds the key to The Future of Trek...

https://youtu.be/lKfkkhEbUlY

This teaser for Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country offers a unique perspective of hindsight for what was, at the time, the 25th anniversary of TOS and the end of that crew's adventures.

The trailer beautifully summarizes the themes at the heart of all great Star Trek: duty, honor, sacrifice, loyalty, wonder, a pioneering spirit, adventure, and the exploration of the human condition, the greatest of all frontiers.

Any new series needs to begin with the drafting of characters who embody these traits. The era, timeline, ship, even the plot itself, will and must be secondary to these.

We don't need another version of Kirk and Spock or existing characters. We need the core of what made those characters so enduring to be mined again and used as the foundation of the continuing voyages of Star Trek.
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Old April 14 2015, 01:30 AM   #2
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Re: This trailer holds the key to The Future of Trek...

Well, that's not how any of the previous series were created...but okay...
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Old April 14 2015, 12:00 PM   #3
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Re: This trailer holds the key to The Future of Trek...

Xon-Ur wrote: View Post

We don't need another version of Kirk and Spock or existing characters.
We sure don't need the umpteenth generic spinoff.
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Old April 14 2015, 01:27 PM   #4
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Re: This trailer holds the key to The Future of Trek...

Much of that voiceover dialogue was reused to sell Trek VHS tapes in the UK. That ad (not the ST6 one) was on pretty much every vid I bought back in the day!

"they have been our guides...and...our friends"
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Old April 14 2015, 02:27 PM   #5
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Re: This trailer holds the key to The Future of Trek...

Sorry OP, but that trailer makes we want to see more adventures with Kirk and Spock!
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Old April 14 2015, 02:57 PM   #6
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^Indeed.
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Old April 14 2015, 04:05 PM   #7
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King Daniel Into Darkness wrote: View Post
Sorry OP, but that trailer makes we want to see more adventures with Kirk and Spock!
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^Indeed.
Same here.
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