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

  1. Succubint

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    I couldn't get past the puerile humor and pop culture references (like Seinfeld, Desperate Housewives etc.) last season, only got to ep 7. The urination and porn addiction plots in S2 don't appeal to me, either. I do, however, plan to give it another chance and catch up after S2 DISCO is finished.

    I'm also not a fan of Seth's acting.
     
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  2. TrickyDickie

    TrickyDickie Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    My question is: When is The Orville coming to The Wilbur ?

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    When the time is Wright. Beat ya....:p
     
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  3. CommanderRaytas

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    It's all very hurr hurr adolescent jokey-joke, which didn't appeal to me. I may give it another shot in the future. We'll see. Maybe I've been focussing on the small stuff too much. I always give Trek a pass.
     
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  4. Nerys Myk

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    Calling it "acting" might be generous. Maybe he should have tried using a funny voice. :)
     
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  5. BillJ

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    The Star Trek: Discovery season one Blu-ray is on sale on Amazon for $38. Added it to the collection.
     
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  6. Vger23

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    They're both pretty good sci-fi "ship in space" adventure shows. DSC is styleized, modern, high-budget and serialized. Orville is purposefully nostalgic/old-school, lower-budget and episodic. Orville generally relies on a lighter tone and some rib-jab humor, but is not without moments of serious drama and tension. DSC takes itself fairly seriously, but is not without elements of fun and humor.

    They're almost mirror images of each other, and the current sci-fi landscape is richer for it as a result.
     
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  7. Lord Garth

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    Update:

    I guess now it's just Pike, Burnham, and Saru. Burnham can be placed into Second Officer position.
     
  8. Lord Garth

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    On another note: I used to think "Calypso" took place after Season 2. Now I think it takes place during.
     
  9. Agony_Boothb

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    I've thought for a while that part of Season 2 will take place 1000 years in the future.
     
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  10. Tim Thomason

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    Well, if Pike or Spock tag along, we know they'll come back. Otherwise...
     
  11. Lord Garth

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    Isn't Georgiou supposed to be in the third season? I'm not actually sure. If she is, they'd have to go back, even without Pike and Spock. Granted we really don't know anything about the 33rd Century, but I'd think a Section 31 Series probably works better in the 23rd.

    It should actually really be the 24th Century, Pre-Dominion War, so the Tal'Shiar and Obsidian Order can be in their prime (and so we don't have to deal with canonistas as much) but nothing we can really do about that at this point.
     
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  12. DaveyNY

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    I wonder if They will make MU-Georgieu the Discovery's Captain for part or all of the third season?
     
  13. XCV330

    XCV330 A Being of Pure Caffeine Premium Member

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    As much as I like just about anything Michelle Yeoh does on screen, I hope not. I would have watched a Prime Georgiou show, and if they wanted to do a Shenzou episode or two like that, pre-war, I'd be all for it.
     
  14. Agony_Boothb

    Agony_Boothb Commodore Commodore

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    No thanks.
     
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  15. CorporalClegg

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    Exactly.

    Frankly, if the Red Angel wants to make herself useful, how about she arranges for a little Georgiou Freaky Friday.
     
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  16. XCV330

    XCV330 A Being of Pure Caffeine Premium Member

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    I had an odd thought about season 1. We never and still have never, seen Discovery's chief engineer. They've almost gone out of their way not to show the chief engineer or cmo (unless Dr. Pollard is the cmo). They won't even give their names in passing. Not even over the intercom.

    So, way back when Discovery was challenged by a Terran ship about its status, Tilly couldn't continue to roleplay being captain Killy, so she handed off the conversation to her chief, and Lorca very quickly launched into a damned good Montgomery Scott impersonation.

    Ok it was for laughs, sure. But the other ship should have had a roster of the senior staff members and Lorca would have known that as well. He might have been doing a Scotty impersonation for a reason. Does that mean Scott was chief engineer of the ISS Discovery? if so what about the prime version? We know he's not chief on Enterprise at this time.

    Scott joins Starfleet in 2241. Battle of Binary Stars 2256. It's doable.
     
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  17. Lord Garth

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    Might want to change the centuries. ;)
     
  18. XCV330

    XCV330 A Being of Pure Caffeine Premium Member

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    heh. thanks let me fix that.
     
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  19. TrickyDickie

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    This is the chief engineer:

    [​IMG]

    :D
     
  20. XCV330

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    from the ethnically homogeneous Caldos colony, no doubt.
     
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