do you think it's wise for the producers of the picard show to keep the details so close to the vest

Discussion in 'Future of Trek' started by WildManWizard, Apr 18, 2019.

  1. Soong-type Android

    Soong-type Android Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

    Apr 19, 2019
    To give a fuller explanation that serves to get the point across, basically trying to emulate the snappy, wisecracking dialogue and characterisation of Marvel movies and the DC TV shows like Supergirl and The Flash to try to appeal to a younger demographic even if it feels out of place in Star Trek.
  2. Alan Roi

    Alan Roi Commodore Fleet Captain

    Jan 26, 2019
    I actually watch the DC TV shows and DSC which both appeal to my older sensibilities.

    Maybe your Star Trek is TNG. TOS and the better parts of DS9, IMHO, actually lightened up from time to time.
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  3. fireproof78

    fireproof78 Admiral Admiral

    Apr 11, 2014
    How is it out of place if TOS presented us with a captain usually joking with executive officers at the end of an episode?
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  4. Greg Cox

    Greg Cox Admiral Premium Member

    May 12, 2004
    Lancaster, PA
    I'll take snappy dialogue over stolid, expository technobabble any day.

    I like to think that the human race will never evolve beyond snark, quips, and wisecracks.

    And I suspect Doctor McCoy would agree with me. :)
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  5. Serveaux

    Serveaux The Man Premium Member

    Dec 30, 2013
    Always seeking new and better distractions
    It's real hard to sell much Trek merchandise to kids. Folks like Anovos and Eaglemoss do well by selling a (relatively) little bit of high-priced merch to older folks who have credit cards.