Spoilers General Disco Chat Thread

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

  1. CorporalClegg

    CorporalClegg Admiral Admiral

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    If the thread title isn't labeled then you should use spoiler tags (Or at least be super vague.) It just seems weird since most of the threads in this forum do have spoiler tags where all bets are off.
     
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  2. Jesse1066

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    There was Pike's phaser in New Eden. Otherwise I don't remember any. This season has been unusually pacifistic for Star Trek.
     
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  4. marsh8472

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  5. marsh8472

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    2 weeks it says

     
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  7. Lord Garth

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    I thought it was a month. Well, not the end of the world.
     
  8. Locutus of Bored

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    So what, you were told to stop the other behavior, so you're switching up your tactics?
     
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  9. Alan Roi

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    There's an interview of Marina Sirtis on AV Club this week. Here's what she has to say about Discovery:

    AVC: Have you watched Discovery at all?

    MS: I have to, because Jason Isaacs is a friend. [Laughs] It’s compulsory viewing for me. I like it! I love the fact you see how far we’ve moved on from my show. We have the women in such important roles now. I think what they’re doing and what they’re trying to do and kind of succeeding—you know, you have to be honest. Look back at the first season of TNG; how many episodes did we hold our nose? We held our noses and went, “Oh my god, I can’t believe this is on the air, it’s so bad.” They haven’t had that, it’s not bad. They’re starting off way more advanced than we started off.

    But I do like the fact that they are trying to maintain what the germ was of Star Trek, what the initial philosophy of Gene Roddenberry was. I think that got lost a bit in some of the incarnations, especially DS9. Listen, there are people who will punch me in the face if I say a bad thing about DS9, but it kind of lost… Star Trek was about space exploration. It was about going out into the universes, about going out and human discovery. It wasn’t about a hotel in space that people came to. So I think that’s where they got it slightly wrong on DS9. But Voyager and Enterprise, they tried to maintain Gene’s philosophy. I think they’re doing it on Discovery, too. I don’t know how they’re doing, numbers-wise, because I don’t know, because they’re a streaming thing, if they can figure that out. But it says a lot about the Star Trek franchise that CBS launches a streaming service with it.
     
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  10. Alan Roi

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    What do you mean pacifistic? The first seeming threat encountered, Pike wants to blow it up,
     
  11. Jesse1066

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    I meant that they haven't actually shot at anything (or been shot at). My phrasing was clumsy. Obviously they aren't actually pacifists.
     
  12. Alan Roi

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    Well, they haven't encountered anything that has been actively trying to kill them, or were actively at war. Or even stuck on a planet that was really really cold and had to shoot some rocks. I agree, though, that this season has had a much more meditative start than last year. But that was to be expected given the more existential nature of the kind of antagonist the ship is facing than they had last year.
     
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  13. Turtletrekker

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    The cruise director of The Love Boat in Space compares Deep Space 9 to a hotel?
     
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  14. Alan Roi

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    Sure. And she also noted that Gene wanted her gone season 1 because he considered 3 women in the main cast was 1 woman too many.
     
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    there was a third woman in the mai... oh...Tasha...forgot about her
     
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  16. Succubint

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    From what I understand it was either Denise or Marina who was getting the chop, so I think she's probably thankful Denise chose to leave.
     
  17. Lord Garth

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    Despite the movies and music, I'm glad the '80s are over. Gene Roddenberry would have a heart attack if he saw how prominent women are on Discovery. I see people like him getting worse over time, not better.
     
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  18. Ar-Pharazon

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    Admit it, you're just mad after clicking on 20 spoiler tags.
     
  19. DaveyNY

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    Usually, when I see something like that, I'll click the first three and then roll my eyes.
    But considering who it was that posted this time, I just rolled my eyes right from the get go and skipped over that particular post.
    :shrug:
     
  20. Ar-Pharazon

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    It was my first chain-letter spoiler-code thingy, plus I'm at work, so no loss :lol:
     
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