Spoilers Star Trek: Discovery 3x07 - "Unification III"

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Discovery' started by Commander Richard, Nov 25, 2020.

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  1. 10 - Worth the wait.

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  10. 1 - They should have stopped at "II".

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  1. jackoverfull

    jackoverfull Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Miss him too. A real pity they set him up and totally forgot him afterwards (so far, I hope).

    why not?!
     
  2. Yistaan

    Yistaan Commodore Commodore

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    Incompetent people are often supported by more competent people who know better but put their own whims first. We just have to accept that Saru is one of those people who puts his whims first. Maybe it's the Vahar'ai, although Saru did try to strand Tyler and Burnham on that one planet when the aliens offered him an opportunity to never be afraid again.
    Look how Vance told off Adira just for referring to Admiral Tal's memories. Vance will find something to knock down on that outpost guy.

    Vance: Why in the galaxy didn't you just reconfigure the phase modulator of the transwarp transport system to boost your communication signal? You couldn't even do that in 40 years?

    Outpost guy: Sorry.
     
  3. DaveyNY

    DaveyNY Vice Admiral Admiral

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    More like Star Fleet had other more important things to concentrate on and eventually, after almost 100 years decided it didn't matter anymore compared to everyday just trying to survive as an Institution.
    :shrug:
     
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  4. TimeIsAPredator

    TimeIsAPredator Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    I know that's a possibility but it would be nice either have to pop by on some mcguffin quest or see him talking to the admiral in HQ
     
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  5. David Brown

    David Brown Lieutenant Junior Grade Red Shirt

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    Me: “At least if we jump 930 years into the future, Discovery won’t be all about Michael Burnham being the child of Sarek and a sibling to Spock. Hopefully it won’t all revolve around her.”

    Discovery: “Hold my beer.”

    Me going back to this abusive relationship. I defend it. I think it’s going to change. It doesn’t change and I keep coming back.

    I am not a hater, but I’ve kind of reached my breaking point where it’s strained credibility for me.
     
  6. DaveyNY

    DaveyNY Vice Admiral Admiral

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    They need to start redistributing Subspace Beacons in order to reestablish communications.
    But first they gotta figure out why The Burn happened.
     
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  7. TimeIsAPredator

    TimeIsAPredator Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    BS how can you be sure it won't happen again if you don't know where or why it happened. It would be an absolute priority to investigate it especially if investigating is as easy as picking up some of your ships black boxes and can be done by one person in one year
     
  8. TimeIsAPredator

    TimeIsAPredator Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Or Discovery can just instantly jump to him
     
  9. Noname Given

    Noname Given Admiral Admiral

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    There's a big difference between a show that had three seasons for a total of 78 episodes; and a show like discovery who as of this last episode, has produced 35 episodes.

    By comparison the first season of TOS comprised 30 episodes in itself (although only 29 were aired because the 30 includes the original pilot which was ultimately used to create two episodes of the first season as well).

    If you look at the character development in the first season of TOS, it's roughly equivalent to what Discovery has done for it's supporting cast and it's 35 episodes. Plus overall TOS had four recurring bridge officer characters. Discovery has way more ancillary characters than that; but still has managed to give these other ancillary characters of fair amount of development again given 35 episodes produced so far.
     
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  10. DaveyNY

    DaveyNY Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Apparently, Admiral Vance and his predecessors completely disagree with you.
    ;)
     
  11. Yistaan

    Yistaan Commodore Commodore

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    You haven't reached your breaking point on Discovery. When you do it, you'll know it because you'll be so disgusted you won't watch another episode.

    I know because I found my own tv breaking point. Lower Decks episode 5 was it. In the middle of it I turned it off and said I'm not watching any more of this. I had never done that to a Trek show before, not even after Threshold on Voyager.
     
  12. jackoverfull

    jackoverfull Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    Exactly: the inexperienced people screw up and/or gets manipulated, either way it doesn’t end well.

    Agreed, that was very bad and totally uncalled for. And speaking of promising characters that has been missing for a while: apart from the occasional minor scene Adira hasn’t been up to much since the Trill episode...a pity, I like her a lot.

    and in 100 years nobody attempted it for some reason, even if a couple of dudes on their own managed in a single year to do most of the work.
    Unless Vance knows much more than us, which could very well be.
     
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  13. TimeIsAPredator

    TimeIsAPredator Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    No it hasn't.

    Insurrection was 2 hours long and I know way more about Lily than I do about Detmer, Owo or high-five guys.

    Edit: First Contact.not Insurrection
     
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  14. Yistaan

    Yistaan Commodore Commodore

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    I think they have names, Rhys and Bryce. Not that you'd notice watching this show. :lol:
     
  15. DaveyNY

    DaveyNY Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Maybe he already knows/has a suspicion and doesn't want to admit it?
     
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  16. Turtletrekker

    Turtletrekker Admiral Admiral

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    I had decided to retire this response as I was seriously overusing it, simply because I really loved it, but this one is worth bringing it out of retirement for...

     
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  17. jackoverfull

    jackoverfull Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    i think you either meant first contact or Anij
     
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  18. NCC-73515

    NCC-73515 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    And therefore Vance should leave him stranded for another 40 years? That's just cruel.

    They thought it was SB-19 and covered it up. End of story as far as they're concerned.
     
  19. Timo

    Timo Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    In serious, in-universe terms, he's probably too far out in the sticks. That is, his sensors couldn't see Vance's ships coming and going despite reaching out 600 lightyears in a direction. And Burnham, operating from an area near Sahil's relay, found Earth too far away to visit before the Discovery and her spore drive arrived.

    Indeed, when still in contact with Sahil, Burnham also made contact with Terralysium, which is supposed to be in Deep Beta, 51,000+ ly from Earth's vicinity. If she can reach Terralysium more easily than she can Earth, Sahil won't get a Christmas card from Vance this year, either!

    Timo Saloniemi
     
  20. DaveyNY

    DaveyNY Vice Admiral Admiral

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    You vid won't play here.

     
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