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Old January 14 2014, 05:06 PM   #1
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Excellent NEW BBC Star Trek TOS documentary

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Thtw766c1dw

ENJOY!
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Old January 14 2014, 05:37 PM   #2
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Thanks, very nice. Too bad TAS didn't rate a mention.
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Old January 14 2014, 05:52 PM   #3
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Re: Excellent NEW BBC Star Trek TOS documentary

Saw this on Discovery a few months back. Don't know how accurate it is but it's a nice watch.
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Old January 14 2014, 06:01 PM   #4
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Thanks! I've been meaning to watch this. Curious if the interview with Herb Solow will present anything new.

Still hoping that memoir of his (Going Solow) will be finished someday. A shame he abandoned Inside Mission: Impossible - The Real Story.
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Old January 14 2014, 06:06 PM   #5
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Not BBC, by the way. It was broadcast in the UK on Channel Five last year, which is a totally different organisation (and they probably bought it in from Discovery).
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Old January 14 2014, 09:40 PM   #6
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Re: Excellent NEW BBC Star Trek TOS documentary

Interesting, but ultimately I found it simplistic and not very deep. It perpetuates some notions that have already been debunked. It's a rather sound bite like presentation.
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Old January 15 2014, 12:54 AM   #7
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Re: Excellent NEW BBC Star Trek TOS documentary

8 minutes in they've already misstated or skipped a number of things.
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Old January 15 2014, 01:13 AM   #8
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Well, that's disappointing. I'll still take a look in a bit; it may be worth a blog entry.
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Old January 15 2014, 01:19 AM   #9
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Saw it. It's a waste of time. Its rubbish. It didn't tell me one thing I didn't know before, and misstated a number of well-known events. And while Solow talks about how all these people contributed to the show, they only name Jefferies and Justman and no one else.

It wastes tons of time talking about Star Trek "science" in the real world. Blah blah.
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Old January 15 2014, 02:22 AM   #10
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Yeah, ultimately it's a fluff piece. If you want to know about Star Trek best stick to the few decent published references we've gotten over the years.
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Old January 15 2014, 04:17 AM   #11
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The operative word is, I think, "padded".

I just tire of fluff pieces like this. It's like they managed to find a half dozen interview subjects, did the sketchiest research possible, as try to pass it off a some kind of "real story". Boo.
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Old January 15 2014, 04:34 AM   #12
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It's especially a shame when you have people like Solow and Nimoy in front of the camera that you can't find interesting questions to ask.
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spockboy wrote: View Post
Woohoo! Thank you for the link!
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Old January 18 2014, 11:50 PM   #14
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To Spock boy I need to talk with you in privet email it is about your posting
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