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

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

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Rate the episode...

  1. 10 - Worth the wait.

    19.5%
  2. 9

    19.5%
  3. 8

    22.8%
  4. 7

    13.8%
  5. 6

    8.1%
  6. 5

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  7. 4

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  8. 3

    0.8%
  9. 2

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

    3.3%
  1. Phoenix219

    Phoenix219 Commodore Commodore

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    One of many, many time travel related things that S2 doesn't even remotely bother to give good explanations for.

    I would still love to know the details of the original S2 showrunners plans.
     
  2. Cyanide Muffin

    Cyanide Muffin Admiral Premium Member

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    Me as well. I'd love to know what their original ideas had been before it changed.
     
  3. lightspeedbear

    lightspeedbear Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Well said.

    Forced emotion without doing the hard work and earning it are one of the show's biggest problems imo. It's the same with beating us over the head every episode about how much the crew love each other. It just comes across so forced, like many other things on the series.

    This made me laugh out loud.
     
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  4. Cyanide Muffin

    Cyanide Muffin Admiral Premium Member

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    I am kind of thinking the whole blinking thing was some kind of joke for the fans or related to something other than Star Trek for nerds to notice
     
  5. Ar-Pharazon

    Ar-Pharazon Admiral Premium Member

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    That would more than likely involve...............time travel !!! :rofl:
     
  6. dupersuper

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    They'd be free of canon restrictions after 200 years (2457). There's no reason the temporal wars would've come up unless they wanted them to.
     
  7. Ghouleddie74

    Ghouleddie74 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Hell, DSC would have worked better both storywise and aesthetically had they set it in the 25th century and after NEM and VOY. Then you don't have to find a way to explain some of the technology or starship designs and can still have it reference the events of the 23rd century. But bringing Sarek and Amanda into the story concept along with giving Spock an adoptive sister anchored the new series before TOS and that's where so many of the creative problems have been since the beginning.
     
  8. Photoman15

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    Right... Do you know the Trek fans (here and elsewhere). If they went 200 years and DIDN'T mention the Temporal Wars, you know you'd have a bunch of people complaining that they didn't, whether they liked the TWs or not.
     
  9. Hades Temperature Checker

    Hades Temperature Checker Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Hahaha...oh,wait, you're serious?
     
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  10. Cyanide Muffin

    Cyanide Muffin Admiral Premium Member

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    Oh boy, you don't know Star Trek fans that well do you? :)
     
  11. Ghouleddie74

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    Hell, I'D have Daniels show up again if I had the power.
     
  12. Cyanide Muffin

    Cyanide Muffin Admiral Premium Member

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    I half expected that to happen sometime in Discovery in season 3
     
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  13. Ghouleddie74

    Ghouleddie74 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    It could still happen. Daniels is a 31st century time traveler who can use his equipment to visit the 32nd.
     
  14. Guy Gardener

    Guy Gardener Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    There was an episode of Bones where a hacker genius etched notches into a bag of bones, the notches were binary code that were scanned into the computer, where it attacked and crashed the system because the analog notches were a computer virus.

    Balls.
     
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  15. Cyanide Muffin

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    Pure genius if you can etch binary code into an object...... IF
     
  16. F. King Daniel

    F. King Daniel Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    I'd like some proof that plans actually changed at all, that isn't some "trusted sources" youtube video.
     
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  17. Cyanide Muffin

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    Might have been Midnight's Edge or Doomcock
     
  18. Phoenix219

    Phoenix219 Commodore Commodore

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    Having not watched any of that, I'm pretty sure that the shift was really obvious just while watching it and knowing that the production team had changed - things they were building, mysteries they were seeding, backgrounds references, themes, were completely dropped and the entire plot took a hard right turn..... at least thats how it felt like, while watching it.
     
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  19. Turtletrekker

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    I distinctly remember Harbert And Berg saying that the second season was going to heavily explore themes of science vs faith. And we did see some hint of that in the early season, but not a hint or a whisper of it after the showrunner change, so I believe it.
     
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  20. Cyanide Muffin

    Cyanide Muffin Admiral Premium Member

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    I noticed that too but still like season 2 better overall then 1 or 3