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

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Old November 24 2013, 09:23 PM   #1
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Creepy Riker GIF

Does anyone know where this is from? It's obviously not from an episode.

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Old November 24 2013, 10:22 PM   #2
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Re: Creepy Riker GIF

Why not? I'm sure I've seen it in an episode. Rascals?
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Old November 24 2013, 10:26 PM   #3
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Re: Creepy Riker GIF

Not from an episode. it's from this infomercial thingy:



Check out the 5:15 mark

Question is, how did someone get a high quality gif of this? I've only seen it on this blurry video before.
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Old November 24 2013, 10:27 PM   #4
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jimbotron wrote: View Post
Does anyone know where this is from? It's obviously not from an episode.

It's from the Boole and Babbage infomercial that TrekCore did a write-up on a while ago. That exact GIF in on this page:
http://trekcore.com/blog/2013/10/exc...s-trek-vision/
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Old November 24 2013, 10:30 PM   #5
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Re: Creepy Riker GIF

SpHeRe31459 wrote: View Post
jimbotron wrote: View Post
Does anyone know where this is from? It's obviously not from an episode.

It's from the Boole and Babbage infomercial that TrekCore did a write-up on a while ago. That exact GIF in on this page:
http://trekcore.com/blog/2013/10/exc...s-trek-vision/

Ah I've never seen it in that high quality before.
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Old November 24 2013, 10:34 PM   #6
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Re: Creepy Riker GIF

Could it be an outtake of a reaction shot? It looks like about one second in, he starts to lose his concentration, and stops being Riker to become Frakes. That final grin seems to be looking straight into the camera rather than at someone offscreen.

Oh, never mind. I spent too much time analyzing the zoom after post #2 while the other posts came in.
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Old November 24 2013, 10:43 PM   #7
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BTW, that image has been adapted for this hilarious website:

http://scrolldowntoriker.com/
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Old November 24 2013, 10:46 PM   #8
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Oh, that's pretty cool (and lame).

408 area code....that's my area.
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Old November 24 2013, 10:49 PM   #9
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I love the mid 90s Star Trek-ish infomercials.
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Old November 24 2013, 10:52 PM   #10
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Re: Creepy Riker GIF

You call that a creepy Riker gif?
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Old November 25 2013, 12:54 AM   #11
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The original post looks like it was from the TNG special that aired before the final episode.
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Old November 26 2013, 01:37 PM   #12
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SpHeRe31459 wrote: View Post
It's from the Boole and Babbage infomercial that TrekCore did a write-up on a while ago. That exact GIF in on this page:
http://trekcore.com/blog/2013/10/exc...s-trek-vision/
That's it! I knew I'd seen it somewhere!
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Old November 27 2013, 07:58 PM   #13
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After seeing this, I don't think anything else can creep me out.
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Old November 27 2013, 10:27 PM   #14
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I'd be more surprised if someone found a gif of Riker that wasn't creepy
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Old November 27 2013, 10:43 PM   #15
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jimbotron wrote: View Post
Oh, that's pretty cool (and lame).

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