Star Trek Continues: Episode 3...

Discussion in 'Fan Productions' started by Warped9, May 26, 2014.

  1. BoredShipCapt'n

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    Someone would have to let them borrow a TV studio for free. Not really something that happens every day.
     
  2. Warped9

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    I always that the Selay and the Anticans from TNG (first season's "Lonely Among Us") would have looked right at home on TOS.

    And what's one more horny space dog on Star Trek? :lol:
     
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    Yeah. Interior sets are comparatively small and easy to light. To do an "exterior" set in a stage you typically need a ceiling high enough to keep the lights and rigging out of shot (since there aren't walls to do this) and have the height to hang a backing that will fill the "sky" from 20+ feet away.
     
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    Todd Haberkorn as Spock looks a lot like Jon Rashad Kamal as Sonak...

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    Actually, they could chroma key the sky, couldn't they?
     
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    But then, wouldn't there still be the problem of having a large enough green backdrop to take the place of a cyclorama (or whatever it is they call it)? Also, consider the expense of scenery or greenery. I remember reading in one of the books that one TOS episode's planet set blew the greenery budget for the season. Can't remember which one. "The Apple," maybe?
     
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    Well, during last year's Kickstarter campaign they said if they made it to $200,000 they might be able to build a planet set, so they must have had some idea of how to manage it...
     
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    Larry Nemecek recently uploaded his in depth interview with James Kerwin on the making of "Fairest of them All". Part one is Here .
     
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    STC said in a Facebook comment yesterday that with the new Kickstarter they do hope to build a planet set as well as Engineering.
     
  10. Trekker4747

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    This is another one I got done watching and, again, continued to be impressed. Vic Mignogna clicks with more as Kirk even if doesn't quite sound like Shatner or carry that "Shatner vibe," but his work here as Mirror Kirk was great, great job recreating the final MU scene from "M,M." Like the episode with the use of Mirror Spock and his turning of most of the rest of the Mirror Crew. Though it kind of sucks, if we're to take this as canon and as Deep Space Nine's MU episodes to have taken place WITH these events having happened we know Mirror Spock, and the Mirror Terran Empire, is doomed to utter failure.

    (But obviously DS9 wouldn't have known about this episode and this series works under the premise of this being produced in 1970 so it's not beholden to anything DS9 refers to, even if there's been a couple cases in the show of referencing things we don't learn until the spin off series references them, like the fall of the matriarchal society on Orion.)

    The look of the series and sets continues to blow me away. I watched some of the 'behind the scenes" stuff and continue to be impressed with this crew and what they've done. It's just a shame it wasn't "meant to be", as it were, given the events following Axanar.

    Impressed, really, really, impressed this is a fan-made production as it feels nothing like one.
     
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    Well in DS9 it was said Mirror Spock's efforts made the Empire vulnerable to retaliation from previously oppressed races.
     
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    Yeah, which makes sense given the darker nature of that universe. It still sort of makes everything that happens, and Kirk's entire point in MM sort of pointless and negated. Kirk's whole point was that one man can summon change and that that change was needed for the universe to be something better. Er.... Turns out things actually became WORSE because of what Kirk said/Mirror Spock did.

    Good one, Kirk! Though what happens in the MU does make more sense if we're to take it as this much more hostile universe.
     
  13. Warped9

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    In "Mirror, Mirror" it's reaonable to assume that the writers likely did not envision the scenario the DS9 writers conceived. And remember that even Mirror Spock believed the Empire would be overthrown eventually anyway if it continued as is. Prime Kirk's point was to change the Empire to stave off its eventual fall.

    Perhaps Mirror Spock couldn't really conceive of an effective way to achieve that.
     
  14. BoredShipCapt'n

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    You can't always win, but you fight the good fight.
     
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