about the IV title

Discussion in 'Star Trek Movies I-X' started by xvicente, May 7, 2013.

  1. Crisp Crinkle

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    Unless you count the park in The Cage/The Menagerie where Capt. Pike and Vina picnicked. Not the real Earth, of course, but evidently completely accurate to Pike's senses.
     
  2. Christopher

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    ^I think that "park" was meant to be a belt of woodland surrounding the city of Mojave, an indication that the desert had been made to bloom between now and then. At least that's how I've always interpreted it.
     
  3. Greg Cox

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    This is true.
     
  4. 3chordboy

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    yup. this :)
     
  5. Greg Cox

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    And yet, in the end, it doesn't matter. Only hardcore Trekkies actually remember the title. To the rest of the world, it is and always will be "The One with the Whales."

    Paramount should probably just break down and retitle it. :)
     
  6. DonIago

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    I can see it now-

    ST:The One with the Bald Chick
    ST:The One with the Crazy Guy
    ST:The One where the Enterprise Blows Up Real Good
    ST:The One with the Whales
    ST:The One with God
    ST:The One with Pink Blood
    ST:The One where Kirk meets Picard
    ST:The One with the Borg
    ST:The One with the Creepy Old Guys
    ST:The One with the Romulans
    ST:The New One
     
  7. Flying Spaghetti Monster

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    I like the fact the Voyage Home could refer to seeing where everything that the crew knows stemmed from what we have now, they had to journey back in time to see where they had come from.
     
  8. CoveTom

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    I like it! Except, would Nemesis really be "The One with the Romulans"? Heck, they weren't in the thing long enough for anyone to notice.

    So what are we to call Into Darkness? "The Newer One?" :guffaw:
     
  9. DonIago

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    I honestly couldn't come up with a title for NEM that I thought better encapsulated what the average movie-goer was likely to remember. There's probably a reason for that...

    After I've seen ID I'm sure I'll have a good shorthand title for it. :p
     
  10. Greg Cox

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    The One Nobody Saw?

    In my experience, the average moviegoer remembers Khan, the whales, the Borg, the new one . . . and that's pretty much it.

    Most people are surprised to find out that there have actually been twelve Star Trek movies . ...
     
  11. DonIago

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    The One Nobody Saw? Ouch. :p
     
  12. T'Girl

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    They should have kept the title Star Trek: The Vengeance of Khan. Personally I think it sounds better.

    What's your opinion of titling an episode These Are The Voyages?

    :)
     
  13. DonIago

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    As a show finale I find it a decent enough title...but I wish it hadn't been applied to the episode in particular, especially since Archer never actually used that line. I could see it working better as a replacement title for AGT. Not so much WYLB and certainly not Endgame. It might have been perfect if TOS had had a proper finale.

    I suppose as an agnostic I may also be offended that "God" is "The Final Frontier"...and it probably doesn't help that "God" is in fact nothing of the kind in the course of the film.
     
  14. Christopher

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    Not to mention "Strange New World," "Civilization," "Where No Man Has Gone Before," and "Where No One Has Gone Before."
     
  15. Greg Cox

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    Clearly we need movies titled "Seek Out New Life" and "Boldly Go."
     
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    Star Trek: Attack of the Zombie Romulans from Outer Space
     
  17. DonIago

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    The One with the Vampires
     
  18. R. Star

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    Star Trek: Lord of the Remans.

    One does not simply warp to Romulus....
     
  19. xvicente

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    everytime someone says zombie I think of Spock. And that theory of him ponfarring Saavik. And that cut scene of her pregnant in IV.

    V should have been about the zombie's child.

    Or something.
     
  20. Marsden

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    Don't forget about Spock's kid with Zarabeth on Sarpedon. He has lots of kids that don't exist. Leila Kalomi probably had a bundle of Vulcan joy we don't know about, too.

    That could explain Spock's upcoming appearance on the Maury Show.