series 6,, what will it be like

Discussion in 'Future of Trek' started by DumbDumb2007, Jan 16, 2008.

  1. hellsgate

    hellsgate Commodore

    Jan 10, 2002
    Surrey (Vancouver) B.C. Canada
    I'm hoping it'll be a Saturday morning cartoon (hour long as all the other series were,) & enable more adventures in more (Ent-era to post-"Nem") time periods, while bringing more of the TOS races back from oblivion.
  2. JoeZhang

    JoeZhang Vice Admiral Admiral

    Jan 9, 2008
    Going off past history - whatever the idea, it will feature a large breasted woman in a catsuit and toaster who wants to learn to be human.
  3. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

    May 10, 2005
    The visitor's bullpen
    What happened to that new animated series I heard about? I remember it involved a string of Omega-particle detonations occurring, and cutting off parts of the Federation from each other. Also I believe Vulcan was supposed to secede.

    Was it ever a real concept, or just wishful fan thinking?

    HRHTheKING Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Feb 19, 2007
    Royal Estates
    It was real. But I don't know what happened to it.

    May be still in the works. They released concept designs for it.
  5. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

    May 10, 2005
    The visitor's bullpen
    It actually does look kind of cool. I found a link here.
  6. JoeZhang

    JoeZhang Vice Admiral Admiral

    Jan 9, 2008
    sounds awful.
  7. Rene Picard

    Rene Picard Commander Red Shirt

    Apr 25, 2001
    California, US
    I know that this idea has not been well received by many in the past, but...
    I've always been intrigued by the idea of a series set during or after the Fall of the Federation. Less comfy era, less perfect humans, less tech, more conflict and drama. Maybe still have pockets of Federation-loyal systems, maybe have one or several core worlds (not necessarily Earth) in turmoil, or even occupied (but not by a local rival like the Romulans or Klingons or Borg). The Federation of the late 24th Century would simply lose its cohesion for one or many reasons, and become a scattered collection of separate systems or small empires, many competing with each other for dwindling tech resources/knowledge, others outright hostile to each other.
    No doubt others could flesh it out better than I'm doing.

    And yes, there's a percentage of the fan base that rightly points out that part of Trek's allure is its optimistic view of the future, so a Fall of the Federation would not be Trek. Maybe. But IMHO, and as I once read, Trek's real center is its heart, the best of human values triumphing against adversity. There just doesn't seem to be much adversity left in the late-24th & early 25th Century.

  8. TheCanon72

    TheCanon72 Lieutenant

    Feb 17, 2008
    I don't get it.

    There are always comments of

    "Trek must move forward!"


    "Trek must have a war!"

    But this animated series idea sucks.
  9. Wowbagger

    Wowbagger Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Oct 16, 2004
    Back in the U.S.S.R.
    Re: Fall of the Federation

    I was always very suspicious of the idea, but I've actually been very intrigued by Star Trek: Lost Frontier. It could work on TV.

    I dunno. I've spent so long trying to come up with a good Series VI premise that it hurts my mind to think about it. Voyager's premise was bloody brilliant, in retrospect. It took the whole Trek vision and turned it on its head while still being Trek. I suppose I'd try to think along those lines.
  10. Rhodan

    Rhodan Lieutenant Red Shirt

    Apr 3, 2008
    In Star Trek:Online, Federation is adapting Borg transwarp technology, isn´t it?

    So what about giant transwarp hub with connections in this and other galaxies and with high probabillity of hitting dimensional and temporal anomalies/glitches. Except of Federation ship(s) they woud have Klingons and Romulans as their protection. Romulan would be one of main characters.Ferengi would be very different and klingon - influenced by this era ( constant klingon occupation force would be only thing that would keep Grand Nagus Rom in power).Kelvans would be primary adversaries, at least for time being.
    So we would have:
    - Stationary base
    - Unlimited research
    - Reminding us that Janeway, Seven of nine and their contribution to mankind´s technology were the best thing since sliced bread....

    Everobody wins!
  11. Garrovick

    Garrovick Guest

    Hopefully, a good story line with some characters we can like. Using new names for the characters.

    Sort of like TNG.

    Who would a have ever thought an older bald Frenchman would become one of Star Trek's most well known Capitans.
  12. Mr. Fergy

    Mr. Fergy Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Jun 8, 2005
    Newton, Kansas, USA
    I always said it should take place 80 years after TNG on the enterprise.
  13. Anthony Sabre

    Anthony Sabre Commodore Commodore

    Dec 8, 2001
    Dallas, TX USA
    I'd watch it. I honestly believe that a new animated series is the safest way for CBS to bring Trek back to the small screen. Production costs should be much cheaper and they could go with a half hour format to make it even more so.
  14. trash80

    trash80 Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

    Jun 8, 2006
    Titan would be good as an animated series, it would probably be too expensive to do live-action with all the non-humanoid characters.
  15. Wonderlust King

    Wonderlust King Captain Captain

    Apr 11, 2008
    Pittsburgh, PA
    I would hope that they make something that takes place maybe 20 years after nemesis. It would take place on the newly commissioned USS Enterprise NCC-1701-F. That way they could have all the former tng characters guest star as admirals and higher ups.