General Disco Chat Thread

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

  1. DaveyNY

    DaveyNY Commodore Commodore

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    ... or he may have just FORGOTTEN (as in "How could you forget...")

    It's just too delicious a post NOT to have inane fun with.
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  2. Tuskin38

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    Yeah.
     
  3. DaveyNY

    DaveyNY Commodore Commodore

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    Heh...
    You forgot ... "...that's the ticket"
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  4. Tuskin38

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    I wonder what the 'Official' Record says about Lorca, KIA at the battle of Pahvo?

    Also how do the official records explain Discovery being destroyed, but suddenly being alive and well 9 months later?

    Starfleet forensics made a mistake? There would be some pissed family members calling up Starfleet Command.
     
  5. DigificWriter

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    I love watching Discovery knowing exactly what's going on with Lorca and the true nature of his relationship with Burnham.
     
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    It's actually pretty amazing all the little things that Isaacs weaves into his performance, inclusive of facial expressions and other subtleties that make way more sense now than they did then.

    When Stamets is challenging him in "Context Is For Kings" he turns his back and makes a face that you now know is Lorca doing everything in his power not to murder Stamets on the spot for example.

    It's part of what makes the show so interestingly rewatchable.
     
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  8. DigificWriter

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    I don't see that at all.

    We now know that Lorca needed Discovery to get back home; harming Stamets would've prevented him from accomplishing that goal, so while he might not have had the same obsessive need to keep Stamets alive and unharmed as he did with Burnham (owing to the intimate relationship he had with her Mirror counterpart), he ultimately needed Stamets just as much, if not more.

    And speaking of Lorca and Mirror Burnham's relationship, being aware of it adds so much nuance to episodes like "Context is for Kings" and moments like him telling Ash to bring Prime Burnham back safe or to not come back at all in "Lethe" and initially refusing to let her go on the mission to the Ship of the Dead until she "defeated him with logic" in "Into the Forest I Go".
     
  9. Vger23

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    I think you misinterpreted me. I wasn't saying that Lorca would've killed Stamets. What I was trying to say is that there was an element of Jason Isaacs performance that made you believe upon rewatch that he was doing everything in his power to suppress his more natural instincts when Paul was being insubordinate and challenging him. You could see the look on Lorca's face that he really wanted to turn around and throw Stamets in an agonizer booth for the rest of his life. But of course he couldn't, because otherwise his entire plan would have failed.

    And he didn't have an agonizer booth handy.

    You can also see some moments of clear jealousy, as Lorca makes comments about her relationship with Tyler
     
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    Lorca seemed very eager to kill Mirror Stamets, Maybe he just needed to kill ANY Stamets after all the arguements he'd had to put up with.
     
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    Only "ten times"? That seems low. :vulcan:
     
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  15. Lucia

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    Will these new show be on Netflix in countries other than US?
     
  16. eschaton

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    I'm guessing not - unless Netflix is chipping in $$$.
     
  17. DaveyNY

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    Not really my cup-o-tea, but I'll give it a gander when it hits.

    I suppose it will all depend on how They now set up the character on DISCOVERY as to whether or not I will continue to watch.
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  18. Lucia

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    I hope it will, because I live in Brazil
     
  19. Red Panda

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    This bearded racist asshole is having a live meltdown. It's amusing.

     
  20. Nerys Myk

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    Danny Kaye???
     
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