RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 142,312
Posts: 5,554,367
Members: 25,274
Currently online: 683
Newest member: zia tiger

TrekToday headlines

New Shatner Priceline Commercial
By: T'Bonz on Jan 29

Pine Joins Netflix Series
By: T'Bonz on Jan 29

Ortiz Art Mugs
By: T'Bonz on Jan 28

Ingham Passes
By: T'Bonz on Jan 28

Star Trek Online Celebrates Five Years
By: T'Bonz on Jan 27

WizKids/Star Trek Online Caption Contest
By: T'Bonz on Jan 26

No Quinto In Heroes Reborn
By: T'Bonz on Jan 26

Pine Responds To Pegg Writer Announcement
By: T'Bonz on Jan 26

Retro Review: Inter Arma Enim Silent Leges
By: Michelle on Jan 24

Urban in Aquaman?
By: T'Bonz on Jan 23


Welcome! The Trek BBS is the number one place to chat about Star Trek with like-minded fans. Please login to see our full range of forums as well as the ability to send and receive private messages, track your favourite topics and of course join in the discussions.

If you are a new visitor, join us for free. If you are an existing member please login below. Note: for members who joined under our old messageboard system, please login with your display name not your login name.


Go Back   The Trek BBS > Star Trek TV Series > Enterprise

Enterprise The final frontier has a new beginning in this forum!

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old April 26 2014, 11:45 PM   #46
JirinPanthosa
Rear Admiral
 
Re: In a Mirror Darkly: A Critique?

I think the episode was one of Enterprise's best episodes. It's over the top fanwank, yes. But that's better than most of the series. I'm not a fan in general of fanservice, but that's better than not paying attention to the fans at all like in the first two seasons.

When I heard the fifth Trek series was a prequel I was skeptical but I was also excited to see the events that formed the Federation. Instead I was treated to a lot of bland TNG-rehash stories where a character overcomes his character flaw then forgets the lesson in the next episode, then everybody sits in the decontamination sauna.

Season four was what I expected season one to be.
JirinPanthosa is offline   Reply With Quote
Old April 27 2014, 12:18 AM   #47
Melakon
Vice Admiral
 
Melakon's Avatar
 
Location: Unmarked grave
Re: In a Mirror Darkly: A Critique?

King Daniel Into Darkness wrote: View Post
*Then season four comes along, with so many prequels and tie-ins one has to assume all those changes led TO the Trek history we know, rather than away from it.
This interpretation does resolve a lot of problems I had with the series, at one point thinking it must be set in some alternate universe entirely.
__________________
Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr. Howard: For duty and humanity! --Men in Black (1934)
Melakon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 6 2014, 12:06 AM   #48
publiusr
Rear Admiral
 
Re: In a Mirror Darkly: A Critique?

JirinPanthosa wrote: View Post
I think the episode was one of Enterprise's best episodes. It's over the top fanwank, yes. But that's better than most of the series.
That is how Trek should be done.
publiusr is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 6 2014, 02:58 AM   #49
T'Girl
Vice Admiral
 
T'Girl's Avatar
 
Location: Seattle, Washington
Re: In a Mirror Darkly: A Critique?

Mr. Laser Beam wrote: View Post
And in any case, a ship with advanced shields and weapons isn't infallible. The Defiant, faced with a prolonged assault by the rest of Earth's fleet, would have eventually buckled. One ship can't hold off for long against many.
Add to that the ship was being operated by a undersized crew, they were likely running the ship solely through the automatic systems and given their unfamiliarity with the equipment wouldn't have been able to perform battle repairs.

Would a "pack" of world war one cruisers be able to destroy a single modern cruiser operating under similar handicaps?

Yes.

T'Girl is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT +1. The time now is 08:45 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
FireFox 2+ or Internet Explorer 7+ highly recommended.