Whatever happened to Starship Exeter?

Discussion in 'Fan Productions' started by TK421, Dec 13, 2008.

  1. Bixby

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    Well what do you know...

    I stand corrected..
     
  2. Bixby

    Bixby Captain Captain

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    Well, I completely disagree. A story where a secondary character is introduced only to die at the end can bring out tremendous insight into a primary character.

    I give you this exemple:
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlMR1WM-Pyo

    I usually dismiss about 95% of all TNG episodes as merely adequate writing-wise (sorry), but this episode and especially the performance by Michael Dorn was cinema gold. And made me a fan of Dorn's.
     
  3. Crisp Crinkle

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    I suppose The Paradise Syndrome would qualify for the killing the love interest trope.
     
  4. Admiral Buzzkill

    Admiral Buzzkill Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Well, Maurice was more specific than "having a secondary character die," he was talking about introducing a love-of-the-week and killing the character off. I entirely agree with him - it's beyond cliches, usually manipulative when it's not just lazy. COTEOF is a notable exception.
     
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  5. Captain Robert April

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    At least Kirk falling for Edith made some sense. Garrovick falling for an iguana, not so much.
     
  6. xortex

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    It sort of makes sense, personality wise. They were made for each other, narcissistically speaking of course.
     
  7. JimTheBuilder

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    I suppose...but still...

    I guess green scaley chicks go for the gim, surly type...:eek:
     
  8. Captain Robert April

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    Look up mating habits of reptiles and amphibians sometime.

    Pretty scary stuff if you're a mammal on the receiving end of that.
     
  9. JimTheBuilder

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  10. Maurice

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    ^^^There are so many different behaviors, just as there are with mammals. What are you taking about?
     
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  11. USS Intrepid

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    Who's to say that alien amphibian mating habits would be anything like Terran amphibian mating habits?
     
  12. Admiral Buzzkill

    Admiral Buzzkill Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Yeah, well she slips him the tongue he's in for a real shock.
     
  13. FredCFO

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    Sorry, I have been away for awhile. Is there any sort of ETA on Act IV?

    The 7th anniversary of principal photography slipped by in July and I was just wondering...
     
  14. xortex

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    This guy died wondering. That was 105 pages ago.
     
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  15. JimTheBuilder

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    ...and so the ship was destroyed entering the distubance with a loss of all hands. All that remained was the bridge, which was restored and used on the destroyer, AJAX.

    The End.

    So there.
     
  16. FredCFO

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    ...
     
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  17. Maurice

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    Oh yeah, this is why I stopped posting status updates.
     
  18. FredCFO

    FredCFO Lieutenant Junior Grade Red Shirt

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    Maurice:

    I know you've got a big challenge on your hands trying to edit Act IV using the existing footage -- pickup shots no longer being an option.

    You're busy with work and other projects, too (I saw you in action on the Polaris set). I appreciate your efforts and hope that TTI can be completed.
     
  19. xortex

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    Are you in good health, Fred?
     
  20. scifib5st

    scifib5st Commander Red Shirt

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    Fred,
    Nice to see you are still around. Missed your posts and humor and wit!
    :guffaw: