Episode 8, "Miri"

Discussion in 'Star Trek - The Original & Animated Series' started by Nine of Four, Aug 21, 2013.

  1. Nine of Four

    Nine of Four Commander Red Shirt

    Aug 10, 2013
    On a Borg Cube in the Delta Quadrant
    It is indeed upsetting that these lots have been turned into office buildings. :thumbdown:

  2. ZapBrannigan

    ZapBrannigan Commodore Commodore

    Jan 7, 2013
    New York State
    The thing about The Andy Griffith Show was that they framed their outdoor shots strictly to show only the first floor of every building. It made Mayberry seem like a smaller town, a place with no tall buildings. Then on Star Trek you get these high angles revealing the whole structures, and it looks like a different place. Only the most observant Andy fans sat up and said "That's Mayberry."
  3. SiddFinch1

    SiddFinch1 Captain Captain

    Jan 28, 2005
    State of Mind
    Blame the preservers......lol
  4. Push The Button

    Push The Button Commodore Commodore

    Feb 21, 2013
    Smithfield, Rhode Island USA
    Those aerial pictures were great, and it was amazing to see just how little of the Stalag 13 and Camp Henderson sets actually existed in real life, as these places always seemed to be much larger onscreen.
  5. Warped9

    Warped9 Admiral Admiral

    Aug 3, 2003
    Brockville, Ontario, Canada
    I like James Blish's adaptation which had the planet as actually a colony of human isolationists that dabbled in genetics gone horribly wrong. No mention of the planet being a duplicate Earth.
  6. Control Voice

    Control Voice Lieutenant Junior Grade Red Shirt

    May 26, 2013
    This episode inspired my very first fan story.

    One line.

    "Flint, let me introduce you to a friend of mine, Miri."
  7. mb22

    mb22 Commander Red Shirt

    May 11, 2009
    No, I just recalled a thread with the same theme and pulled up that one for people to read. There was also another one last year at http://www.trekbbs.com/showthread.php?t=158704&page=4
  8. ssosmcin

    ssosmcin Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Sep 2, 2002
    Since we're not supposed to revive years old threads anyway, your approach makes the most sense.