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Discussion in 'Star Trek: Discovery' started by Lord Garth, Jul 6, 2018.

  1. fireproof78

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    That seems to be the case with a lot of first shows on a streaming platform. Daredevil felt similarly to me, and the pacing felt very much like a full episode altogether, rather than episodes in of themselves.
     
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  2. Lord Garth

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    I look forward to anticipating what will happen next and speculating. I can watch in a binge too, but I also don't mind every week. Same thing with Picard.

    As far as what other people on the board like: "It's been noted and logged." To quote Kirk in "The Trouble With Tribbles".
     
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  3. Unimatrix Q

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    Would prefer a 32nd century starfleet officer as the XO, instead of Tilly or Saru.

    Way more interesting and logical, considering the amount of time passed between the 23rd and the 32nd century.
     
  4. TimeIsAPredator

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    I really thought that Starfleet security woman was being built up for more than just background work
     
  5. Unimatrix Q

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    Had the same impression back then.
     
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  6. F. King Daniel

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    The "Terra Firma" 2 parter is really good. Everyone was mad they dared go back to the Mirrorverse at the time but, damn.
     
  7. TimeIsAPredator

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    It was crap like every MU episode after the first 2
    Edit: Actually ENT managed to have fun with it
     
  8. Lord Garth

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    Card Carrying Fan of the Mirror Universe here... but that's not where I'm going with this, so I have to say that before going in a different direction than what people would've expected.
    Hmmm... with ENT, from that POV, I wonder if it had more to do with the Mirror Universe itself, or being the one-two combination of a Mirror Universe episode and a TOS Tribute at the same time?
     
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    The concept of “Terra Firma” was interesting. However, I feel like there was so much they could have done with it.

    And in my opinion, anything after “Mirror, Mirror” was a return too many to the mirror universe.
     
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  10. eschaton

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    With just a tiny bit of work though, they could have just used it as the prologue to the Section 31 show, where I think it would have been much, much better.
     
  11. fireproof78

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    That 2 partner is premier Trek, highlighting both the capacity of savagary and evolutionary growth potential of humanity. That it uses the Guardian of Forever is fun but ultimately immaterial to the excellent character work. MU, or no, when ever I hear Star Trek discussing how humanity can evolve I think of this and Magnificent Ferengi.
     
  12. TimeIsAPredator

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    Part of the fun was not involving a crossover at all and having it as a standalone. Gave the episode a unique dimension in the same way the first DS9 one gave us something new before the later crappy redundant ones. The DS9 ones and the Discovery ones were way way too small universe too with the crews main players suddenly being Emperor's and galactic leaders
     
  13. fireproof78

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    Alternate history is fun for a reason.
     
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    Again, I'm torn because on one hand, it's something I really yearned for throughout Discovery (a story where the POV character is someone other than Michael) but on the other hand, it didn't really gel well with being in the second half of a serialized season of Trek.

    Basically, it was a great two-parter, but it arguably damaged the season as whole.
     
  15. Unimatrix Q

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    That's exactly how i think about the MU arc in Season 1 ;)
     
  16. fireproof78

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    I don't think it damaged as much as it might appear at first blush. Yes, it's annoying in so far as it breaks up the serialized storyline but fits one of the themes of finding one's place in a new time, and discovering you are out of place.
    Season 1 is far more jarring than in Season 3.
     
  17. F. King Daniel

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    Should have posted in the "Controversial Trek opinions" thread:lol:

    Oh wait, I will.
     
  18. BK613

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    I do wish that there was a Short Trek on where Carl sent Georgiou...
     
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    There's eventually going to be an entire series about where Georgiou has been sent.
     
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    S31? How disappointing. It could been much more interesting than that. :shrug:
     
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