STAR TREK: a series treatment starring APRIL and COLT

Discussion in 'Future of Trek' started by zekkie, Jun 1, 2013.

  1. solariabsg25

    solariabsg25 Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I couldn't get through the proposal, but the only thing I can think of is this:-

    To my knowledge, there have been about 40+ sci-fi comedies.

    The only ones that can truly be regarded as a success spanning multiple seasons over several years are Futurama and Red Dwarf.

    Would any TV executive dream of greenlighting a comedy that not only has to overcome the anti-sci fi comedy hurdles to match that, but also tears the guts out of a franchise with 500+ hours dedicated to it?

    Or to look at it another way, would the showrunners of Law and Order greenlight a police sitcom with the Law and Order name?

    We all remember how well the Starsky & Hutch movie went down!
     
  2. Australis

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    Hmm, don't thin anyone's mentioned it, but... the BBC series 'Hyperdrive'. Bringing teh funni to scifi comedy.

    Actually, I prefer 'miserable failure that was oddly renewed a couple of times', but what do i know?

    Oh,and I checked imdb, i can't find an entry under that name, whereas at least 5 of those who replied i'm pretty sure do have listings there.
     
  3. Shaka Zulu

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    Or a big slice of pizza and a drink at The Big Slice. :D
     
  4. Belz...

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    Coming back to this comment, wasn't Star Trek initially compared by Gene Roddenberry to Horatio Hornblower ?
     
  5. marksound

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    Not to mention "Wagon Train to the Stars."

    This thread is still around? :lol:
     
  6. Belz...

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    Are you kidding ? Any day now we'll have word of the OP's success !
     
  7. Jiangnan Freak

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    Space shows are already rare enough. Comedy can be done anywhere.
     
  8. Belz...

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    Yeah but Star Trek comedy doesn't quite seem to fit.
     
  9. Maurice

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    Wow, this dead horse has been beaten to pulp.
     
  10. Belz...

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    Any time, now, Maurice. Just you wait !
     
  11. DCR

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    Can we make it into stew?
     
  12. Happy Xmas (War Is Over)

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    Poor Tango never stood a chance.
     
  13. Belz...

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    It's been well over a year now, and 2014 is drawing to a close. Can we assume by now that his attempt failed ? He said he'd come back to tell us, of course.
     
  14. BeatleJWOL

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    You would be correct; his work and education page on his Facebook now has no mention of Star Trek.
     
  15. Melakon

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    OP hasn't logged in since the day after first post. How soon they forget.
     
  16. Maurice

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    It may be coming up on the Day of the Dead, but that's no excuse for resurrecting a year+ dead thread.
     
  17. BeatleJWOL

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    Already reported my own post here. Let's lay this to rest, in the spirit of the season.
     
  18. Dukhat

    Dukhat Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Please don't tell me that you were actually following this guy for over a year thinking that this was actually going to happen, were you?
     
  19. Belz...

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    No. I had this thread bookmarked because of the very interesting information in it, and noted that Zekkie never returned.

    I wasn't aware that bumping old threads was against the rules.
     
  20. Melakon

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    Generally, if the thread is more than 6 months old, unless you have something of relevance and content to add to it (other than 'hey, look who's not back yet'), it's best to leave it alone.