RSS iconTwitter iconFacebook icon

The Trek BBS title image

The Trek BBS statistics

Threads: 143,930
Posts: 5,642,912
Members: 25,498
Currently online: 456
Newest member: leonetrist

TrekToday headlines

Shatner’s Man O’ War As Cinematic Graphic Novel
By: T'Bonz on Mar 31

Blunt Talk Teaser Released
By: T'Bonz on Mar 31

Star Trek ReActions Second Wave Figures
By: T'Bonz on Mar 30

Pegg Addresses Trek 3 Rumors
By: T'Bonz on Mar 30

Nimoy Documentary To Be Produced
By: T'Bonz on Mar 30

Retro Review: The Dogs of War
By: Michelle on Mar 28

Takei Calls For Boycott
By: T'Bonz on Mar 27

April-May 2015 Trek Conventions And Appearances
By: T'Bonz on Mar 27

Quinto TV Alert
By: T'Bonz on Mar 26

Shatner Remembers Nimoy
By: T'Bonz on Mar 26


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 > Deep Space Nine

Deep Space Nine What We Left Behind, we will always have here.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old September 7 2008, 01:03 PM   #1
Photon
Commodore
 
Photon's Avatar
 
Location: Dixie
A so-so Week on Spike for ST: Deep Space Nine

  • Whispers -- O'Brien suspects a Starfleet conspiracy of massive proportions when he returns from a security briefing to find the entire crew of DS9 exhibiting unusual behavior.
  • Paradise -- Sisko and O'Brien beam down to a planet to find a human colony that has been stranded 10 years without the benefits of technology. But the leader of this colony is set on keeping her paradise unaltered, and tries to force Sisko into accepting their way of life.
  • Shadowplay -- Odo and Dax investigate the disappearances of several missing people in a small settlement, only to discover the entire village and its people are part of a sophisticated holographic simulatio
I'd subtract 1 star for Paradise and Shadowplay, both aren't all that. Whispers is overated, IMHO
Photon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 7 2008, 09:20 PM   #2
LeadHead
Director of Comedy
 
LeadHead's Avatar
 
Location: Either on the Normandy SR-2 or in the Sirius Sector Block.
Re: A so-so Week on Spike for ST: Deep Space Nine

Meh, could be worse. Paradise and Shadowplay lean a little to the boring side. But Whispers is a great episode.
__________________
Check out the Caption contests in the TOS, TNG and Movies I-X forums!
LeadHead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 7 2008, 10:41 PM   #3
Lateralus
Commander
 
Lateralus's Avatar
 
Location: I don't even know you...
Re: A so-so Week on Spike for ST: Deep Space Nine

No offense... but who cares?

Isn't Spike airing DS9 in the middle of the night? Since they're airing at a time when practically nobody is going to watch it, I don't see the point in given them any attention by discussing it every week.
__________________
Currently reading: (On hiatus from words)
Previously read: DS9: Abyss, Avatar Two, Avatar One, A Stitch in Time
Lateralus is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 7 2008, 11:09 PM   #4
Navaros
Commodore
 
Re: A so-so Week on Spike for ST: Deep Space Nine

Shadowplay is amazing solely due to RA and his scenes with Taya. Once again, RA drags the episode up to his level and salvages it to have some redeeming qualities. Just like he also did for some other episodes that are otherwise-unwatchable (way worse than Shadowplay) other than for RA's scenes.

Without RA I'd agree with Shadowplay down to 1.5 stars...but with RA I'd say he single-handedly doubles that rating to 3. That's presuming it's out of 5 stars, otherwise it would be less.
Navaros is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 8 2008, 12:07 AM   #5
LeadHead
Director of Comedy
 
LeadHead's Avatar
 
Location: Either on the Normandy SR-2 or in the Sirius Sector Block.
Re: A so-so Week on Spike for ST: Deep Space Nine

Lateralus wrote: View Post

Isn't Spike airing DS9 in the middle of the night? Since they're airing at a time when practically nobody is going to watch it, I don't see the point in given them any attention by discussing it every week.
That's not the way it works out for everybody, with my DirecTV, I get everything 3 hours early (Damned east coast feed) But it works out so that it comes on at 11pm for yours truly. It may stink for many, but not for me.
__________________
Check out the Caption contests in the TOS, TNG and Movies I-X forums!
LeadHead is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 8 2008, 12:19 AM   #6
Saga
Rear Admiral
 
Saga's Avatar
 
Location: VA
Send a message via Windows Live Messenger to Saga Send a message via Yahoo to Saga
Re: A so-so Week on Spike for ST: Deep Space Nine

Lateralus wrote: View Post
No offense... but who cares?

Isn't Spike airing DS9 in the middle of the night? Since they're airing at a time when practically nobody is going to watch it, I don't see the point in given them any attention by discussing it every week.
well if you're like me and only sleep about four hours a day...
Saga is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 8 2008, 02:13 AM   #7
Photon
Commodore
 
Photon's Avatar
 
Location: Dixie
Re: A so-so Week on Spike for ST: Deep Space Nine

Lateralus wrote: View Post
No offense... but who cares?

Isn't Spike airing DS9 in the middle of the night? Since they're airing at a time when practically nobody is going to watch it, I don't see the point in given them any attention by discussing it every week.
No offense taken, but that show maybe the only exposure non-Niners have to the show. So, its not a waste.
Photon is offline   Reply With Quote
Old September 8 2008, 05:21 AM   #8
Navaros
Commodore
 
Re: A so-so Week on Spike for ST: Deep Space Nine

^
Yeah, and also it's not like there is anything else much to talk about since DS9 is a dead IP.
Navaros 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 12:09 PM.

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