Spoilers Star Trek: Discovery 3x08 - "The Sanctuary"

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Discovery' started by Commander Richard, Dec 2, 2020.


Rate the episode...

  1. 10 - Excellent!

  2. 9

  3. 8

  4. 7

  5. 6

  6. 5

  7. 4

  8. 3

  9. 2

  10. 1 - Terrible!

  1. SJGardner

    SJGardner Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Jan 10, 2018
    In the center of Europe
    I expect that as well... both previous seasons had giant twists around the mid-season point that ultimately led to highly controversial, but exciting, enjoyable and sometimes even cathartic closing acts, and I think this week's two-parter will be no different from this norm. I can already predict I'll give the majority of my knee-jerk 10s for the rest of the season just like I did last year and this statement won't come back to bite me in any way, shape or form.
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  2. jackoverfull

    jackoverfull Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Jun 22, 2020
    I just hope that the "twist" is not "the ship in the nebula is discovery and it caused the burn".
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  3. TimeIsAPredator

    TimeIsAPredator Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Mar 15, 2020
    I wasn't rating things back in the Berman days but in general I am pretty stingy with 10 ratings. A 10 needs to be one of the best things I have seen on TV in years and nothing in CBS Star Trek does that for me even PIC and LD which I loved. The LD finale is about as close as it got but for a 10 it needs to be a run out and burn the ears off my friends whether they like it or not
  4. eschaton

    eschaton Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Oct 2, 2017
    I rated Forget Me Not a 10, which is the first time I've ever done so for Discovery. Honestly perhaps I was being a bit too forgiving, but the episode legit made me cry, which is a rarity in Trek.

    Other 10s for me would be The Inner Light, Duet, Necessary Evil, The Visitor, Far Beyond the Stars, In the Pale Moonlight, and Living Witness. Oh yes, and Calypso.
  5. Therin of Andor

    Therin of Andor Admiral Admiral

    Jun 30, 2004
    New Therin Park, Andor (via Australia)
    Strangely enough they do. I have had several friends and acquaintances say they did not bother with the various new Trek series because "some person called Doomcock" was telling the world that the shows were so bad they were being cancelled.
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  6. KirkusOveractus

    KirkusOveractus Commodore Commodore

    Mar 27, 2009
    Ambler, PA
    The problem is, I think one part of this will be the case, in that Discovery will be the one sending the distress signal.

    "The Buuuurrrrrrrn", as Michael pronounces it, I think was caused another way, but my fear is that it has to do with Michael, so she has to disobey some more orders and try to save the galaxy again, secretly being the one behind every reason why the galaxy is safe for intergalactic travel.
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  7. SolarisOne

    SolarisOne Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Jun 7, 2016
    stuck between a rock and a kiss-ass place
    Whereas, I tend to be the exact opposite. I usually rate episodes of any show in isolation. The one real exception is the MU Lorca reveal which utterly ruined Season One for me.
    I still say that's an incredibly asinine, immature name.
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  8. TimeIsAPredator

    TimeIsAPredator Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Mar 15, 2020
    I'm still heart broken we lost early season Lorca
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  9. fireproof78

    fireproof78 Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Apr 11, 2014
    Indeed, yes, or in the context of the full show itself. Every single show is going to impact me in a different way and so rating a 10 in Discovery isn't going to be the same as a 10 in Brooklyn 99 or MASH or such for me. Each show is different.
  10. cooleddie74

    cooleddie74 Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Apr 25, 2001
    The Warped Sector of the Demented Quadrant
    Doomcock is what happens when even Mexican wrestling thinks you're too over-the-top and ridiculous and tells you to find another job. ;)
  11. Lord Garth

    Lord Garth Vice Admiral Admiral

    May 7, 2011
    Aug 10, 1999
    That's what the indications from this two-parter seem to be. We're looking at a Massive Overreaction in the making.

    Georgiou-centric? Check.
    Turning point of the season? Check.
    A tough choice has to be made? Check.
    Rumors of something TOS-related? Check.
    Kelvin Timeline reference? Bonus Check.

    And that's only based off of what we currently know. The trailer and the advanced-promo pics tell us very, very little. Which means they're hiding something. So...

    Big Reveal? Double-Bonus Check.
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  12. NCC-73515

    NCC-73515 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Apr 18, 2019
    Would they have watched it otherwise?
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  13. Muji

    Muji Commander Red Shirt

    Feb 17, 2020
    Oh yeah, it’s going to be a ripper, that’s for sure. I just hope it’s good. If people don’t like good, that’s totally fine. I really want it to go back to being what it was, even if it’s controversial. Especially if it’s controversial!
  14. Mondragon

    Mondragon Commander Red Shirt

    Dec 30, 2019
    And don't forget she's also the reason Spock was who he was, so it could be something that reminds everyone of that "fact" again.:lol:
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  15. Paul755

    Paul755 Captain Captain

    Jul 21, 2018
    You forgot that she will probably cry at least once.
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  16. DEWLine

    DEWLine Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Apr 27, 2003
    Ottawa, Canada
    Enough of mocking tears.
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  17. Kzinti

    Kzinti Commander Red Shirt

    Apr 5, 2019

    pretty much some of y'all right now :P
  18. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Worf in the 23rd Century Premium Member

    Nov 4, 2001
    Deep Space Station K7
  19. DaveyNY

    DaveyNY Vice Admiral Admiral

    May 14, 2001
    Skin-Neck-Ta-Dee (Schenectady)
  20. cooleddie74

    cooleddie74 Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Apr 25, 2001
    The Warped Sector of the Demented Quadrant
    Caw the wah-mbulance. ;)