Spoilers Star Trek: Lower Decks 2x05 - "An Embarrassment of Dooplers"

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Lower Decks' started by Commander Richard, Sep 8, 2021.

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  1. Charles Phipps

    Charles Phipps Commodore Commodore

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    I had a friend who made military dioramas so yes, they'd have plenty of "bad guys" in the battles he replicated.

    Ezri's biggest redeeming quality in writing was her blunt honesty, "I think this is a shameless cash grab by Quark."

    Mind you, Quark played with action figures as an adult [much like many Star Trek fans] so I don't actually think it's weird he'd have a toy line.
     
  2. fireproof78

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    My dad still has plastic army men that are clearly Nazi Germany soldiers and officers from the brand Marx. Marauder Task Force is current producing a line that is German, Russian, British, Japanese and American from World War 2. Yes, I see the villains, or bad guys, being produced.
     
  3. Charles Phipps

    Charles Phipps Commodore Commodore

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    Well you need people for the tiny Federation soldiers to phaser.

    I'm assuming there's Borg toys too even if Picard doesn't want them as part of his First Contact model.
     
  4. Mike McDevitt

    Mike McDevitt Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    M/3/Green’s people spotted again! The Nasat bouncer and waiter (after 4 decades with no sign of the ostensibly risk-averse pillbugs onscreen) may imply Starbase 25 orbits their homeworld?
     
  5. Noname Given

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    I think they were just doubling down on Easter eggs from the TAS episode"Jihad" because the two aliens in the nest knocked out of the tree by Mariner were members of the villain of that episode's race.
     
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  6. DEWLine

    DEWLine Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    Quark's probable answer to Ezri? "Damn right! You won't shame ME."
     
  7. Tim Thomason

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    Were they Skorr or Aurelians? Memory Alpha has them as Aurelians, and I think the feathers on their wings more resemble the Aurelian style, but it's hard to tell.
     
  8. Paul755

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    “Your pah is weak and it disgusts me”

    what a fun episode. Loved the car chase, the Kirk and Spock reference and the Dooplers.

    I also loved how super accurate the Cerritos model was “there is Mariner pushing around Boimler”
     
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  9. cooleddie74

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    Okona was the DJ at the Captain's party. Noice. :lol:
     
  10. cooleddie74

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    A solid 9. My favorite episode thus far of the new season.
     
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  11. Paul755

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    It’s real close to my favorite too. Right there with ep2.
     
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  12. Noname Given

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    I thought they were Skorr because the top tips when the wings were folded seemed to pointed (like the Skorr images they have online as I probably haven't watched that TAS episode in years :)).
     
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  13. Charles Phipps

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    I actually regret he was a minor role because Okona, like the Pakleds or Fajo, seems like something they could make an entire episode out of.
     
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  14. Charles Phipps

    Charles Phipps Commodore Commodore

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    I think Tendi is in for Rutherford but it'd be an interesting twist that he doesn't have any feelings for her romantically. It subverts the "nerd and hot girl" archetype even when said hot girl is a nerd herself.
     
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  15. oldtrekkie

    oldtrekkie Captain Red Shirt

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    Spirk? Were these two combined in a transporter accident?
     
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  16. fireproof78

    fireproof78 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    Be nice if they acknowledge it and then move on.
     
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  17. Paul755

    Paul755 Captain Captain

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    So all this is building up to see Quark himself by the end of the season right?
     
  18. jackoverfull

    jackoverfull Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

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    well, keep in mind that the ferengi tradition of honouring their dead is to literally cut their remains into pieces and sell them for profit.
     
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  19. thribs

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    We all know Boilmer is going to end up with Jennifer.
     
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  20. Charles Phipps

    Charles Phipps Commodore Commodore

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    I imagine Armin doing a monologue about how Jadzia would be honored and want to help her friend Quark.
     
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