Something i just noticed with Ops and Navigation

Discussion in 'Star Trek: The Next Generation' started by Dale Sams, May 21, 2020.

  1. Dale Sams

    Dale Sams Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Dec 29, 2012
    from the frigging first episode!

    Look at Ops and Nav from over the shoulder of Riker. Ok

    1. Those consoles push out right? I can barely picture it in my head but i seem to recall the sound effect too. Still...

    2. What is up how weirdly cramped up the arms are, and

    3. Even when those panels push out, it makes it look fairly difficult to get out of that chair. Especially if you ARNT an android and you've been sitting there for 8 hours*

    *Again, the genius of Jellico and his 6 hour shifts.
    Last edited: May 21, 2020
  2. NCC-73515

    NCC-73515 Commodore Commodore

    Apr 18, 2019
    That's why they were replaced in S2
    saladdays likes this.
  3. fireproof78

    fireproof78 Admiral Admiral

    Apr 11, 2014
    Yeah, they were from the pre feng shui days of the Enterprise bridge. Admiral McCoy sent a recommendation to Dr. Pulaski after the Enterprise's first series of missions.
  4. Bry_Sinclair

    Bry_Sinclair Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Sep 28, 2009
    They'd be allowed breaks for food and to go to the bathroom, also given its the 24th century I'd assume the chairs are designed with state of the art functions to alleviate stiffening of muscles or soreness during their shift.
  5. Qonundrum

    Qonundrum Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    May 18, 2017
    The clinic located by the Q Continuum
    If only, at 1:53, the clip was replaced with this one:

    Still, lack of months, weeks, days, hours, minutes, seconds, milliseconds, and nanoseconds from Data counting his age aside, the McCoy scene was charming...
  6. Dale Sams

    Dale Sams Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Dec 29, 2012
    I'll bet Riker's curiosity of wondering what THE **** Worf is talking about with his weird description of what Data was doing (sheeesh TNG writers) was tempered given he JUST got on the ship and screaming "The HELL are you talking bout?? Are you always going to be like this Lt.??" would give a bad impression.