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Old July 11 2013, 07:55 PM   #1
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Similitude...

Without revealing any obvious spoilers I've just watched Similtude from Season 3 and cried my eyes out from nearly start to finish. A truly powerful piece of television.

Awesome...

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Old July 12 2013, 12:32 AM   #2
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'Twas one of the best episodes, yes...
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Old July 12 2013, 12:41 AM   #3
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A couple months ago I decided to watch seasons 3 and 4 which I never watched during the original run.

Similitude is, IMO, the first great ENT episode. It's the one that convinced me to definitely finish out the series.
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Old July 12 2013, 07:23 PM   #4
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It's my favorite episode of Enterprise.
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Old July 12 2013, 08:11 PM   #5
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A good script, and great work from Connor Trinneer.
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Old July 13 2013, 03:29 PM   #6
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It's one of my all time favorite Enterprise episodes.
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Old July 14 2013, 08:11 AM   #7
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Amazing performances, not just by Trinneer, but all the actors, especially John Billingsley and Scott Bakula. Top-notch writing and directing, and an Emmy-winning score by Velton Ray Bunch. Classic Trek in the best sense of the word. I love this episode.
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Old July 15 2013, 10:00 AM   #8
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Oh yes, an absolutely great episode from start to finish. Not only do you have the crew´s moral dilemma between the rights/life of an individual and the success of their mission (which is saving earth, no less) but you can actually see that on the actor´s faces! You see their frustration and anguish, see how they are torn and wish for an alternative ... it´s totally believable. Stellar performances and extremely well written

No comparison to TNG´s "Ethics", where I always feel like banging Dr. Crusher´s head against the nearest bulkhead
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Old July 15 2013, 10:29 PM   #9
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I support this thread.

Superb performances by Scott Bakula, Jolene Blalock and John Billingsley. As for Connor Trinneer, he was in a league of his own here.
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Old July 16 2013, 02:43 PM   #10
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I'm glad so many of you agree with me. I sometimes felp the Trip character was a bit predictable, but the writing and Connor's performance as Sim, particularly, blew me away...
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Old July 16 2013, 10:03 PM   #11
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IMO, one of the best episodes of any Trek iteration. Of course, I put Dear Doctor in that league and could be burned at the stake for that opinion.
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Old July 28 2013, 03:18 AM   #12
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I love this episode. Great script (of which I have a copy). Beautifully performed.




My favorite scene:
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Old July 28 2013, 11:12 AM   #13
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I think they had one too many young Trips, and the ball of clone stuff was very obviously a ball of wet wool, but otherwise this episode was excellent.
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Old July 29 2013, 02:43 AM   #14
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Never much cared for it. I would rather watch Impulse or North Star from season three.
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Old July 30 2013, 04:51 PM   #15
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"Similitude" resides in the "Massively Overrated Episodes Club" along with the likes of "The Trouble With Tribbles", "Darmok" and "The Inner Light" for me.
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