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View Poll Results: Please rate Starship Exeter: The Tressaurian Intersection (whole show,
Best. Trek Fanfilm. Ever. 38 40.86%
Excellent 38 40.86%
Good 15 16.13%
Average 2 2.15%
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Old July 9 2014, 10:08 AM   #151
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Re: Exeter "The Tressaurian Intersection" Grading & Discussion Thread

I read on Wikipedia that there will be a third episode of Starship Exeter, but in audio form? Is that the direction of the series, if the series continues?
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Old July 9 2014, 10:29 AM   #152
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I read on Wikipedia that there will be a third episode of Starship Exeter, but in audio form? Is that the direction of the series, if the series continues?
While I worked on TTI and wrote the 2004 "Atlantis Invaders" script, I have no involvement in this announced project. You'd have to ask Joshua Johnson.
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Old July 22 2014, 09:11 PM   #153
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GERMAN subtitles are now added to the YouTube feed. Thank you to Anders Heisser and Sergio G. Molina!!
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Old July 26 2014, 12:48 AM   #154
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Correction re the German subtitles. The authors are Anders Heisser, Michael Kuhn and Stephan Mittelstra▀.
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Old September 9 2014, 10:43 PM   #155
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>>>>> An audio review of TTI <<<<<


The main "review" starts about 15:10 in (I'm trying to link to that spot but it keeps jumping back a bit). You can jump back to the beginning but they talk about a lot of other stuff and take a while to get to the episode (and they get it sooo wrong early on about the history of the production, so ignore that part). But the rest is pretty good.
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Old September 9 2014, 11:06 PM   #156
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There was talk about a making of documentary for TTI, I guess similar to the one for Savage Empire...any news on that?
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Old September 9 2014, 11:13 PM   #157
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It's made. Joel Sarchet did it. Jimm Johnson is talking to him about getting it buttoned up and out the door.
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Old September 10 2014, 04:14 AM   #158
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Well, I certainly appreciated their remarks about the writing - not to mention their conviction that the Exeter was a practical model.
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Old September 10 2014, 07:59 AM   #159
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Well, I certainly appreciated their remarks about the writing - not to mention their conviction that the Exeter was a practical model.
Fooled 'em!

I appreciated that they noted that the editing got better in the latter part of the show, as that's the thing I worked hardest at.

I laughed at the exchange in reference to why Doc never calls B'fuselek by name:
"It could be a case that he can't pronounce his name."
"Maybe. His name is kind of Welsh."
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Old September 10 2014, 02:03 PM   #160
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Yeah, I liked the "Welsh" thing too.

I also liked that they picked up on the attempt to evoke "Balance Of Terror" at the end...and I think David Weiberg's miniatures fool more people than any other effects in the show.
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Old June 7 2015, 05:34 AM   #161
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As someone who followed the early progress of TTI on the old EXETER website -- and subsequently gave up on ever seeing it completed -- I was shocked to discover that, not only had it finally been released, but had been up on YT for over a year without my realizing it! Boy do I feel dumb!

In a word: superb. Maurice, I've been reading your thread on the BTS struggles with Act 4, and all I can say is that your work paid off in spades. Act 4 is thrill-packed in all the best ways, and had me on the literal edge of my seat. Great work. This definitely ranks as one of the all-time great TREK fan films.

However, I was a bit bummed that my name wasn't listed in the donor credits. It's been years now, obviously, but I'm pretty positive that, around the time of Act 2 being released, I kicked in some money on the old donation page. I don't really care about the credit, but I was hoping to get one of those DVDs with the making-of feature, to go along with my "Savage Empire" DVD. Oh well.

But anyway: everyone involved with "The Tressaurian Intersection" has MUCH to be proud of. A really fun, fantastic episode.
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Old June 7 2015, 07:34 PM   #162
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Glad you liked the finished product.

Send me a PM with your donor info and I'll pass it along to Jimm Johnson. I know he's planning to set up something for donors to update their addressed, etc. to get their "Making of" discs.
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