Spoilers Star Trek: Lower Decks 4x04 - "Something Borrowed, Something Green"

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Lower Decks' started by Commander Richard, Sep 20, 2023.

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  1. Paul755

    Paul755 Commodore Commodore

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    there's a picture of one on the bottle they get shots from when they first go to the club.
     
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  3. Anna Yolei

    Anna Yolei Vice Admiral Admiral

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    I actually kinda like that the conflict wasn't the typical "Family disapproves of their kid's career" plot. After all, as a space faring race, someone has to be engineering ships and doing the science stuff for other Orions to pirate and such.
     
  4. F. King Daniel

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    2 very middle of the road episodes in a row. I won't remember this one by next week's episode, just like I don't remember last week's now.
     
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  5. Markonian

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    Awesome to see the Orion interceptor and the Federation Aerie-class again.
     
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  7. Commander Troi

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    Great fun! I always love seeing Tendi in the spotlight. The twin Twains was funnier than it had a right to be. T'Lyn is fitting it just swell.
     
  8. Tuskin38

    Tuskin38 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    How is this one not memorable?
     
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  9. Amaris

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    I love it when we get Tendi focused episodes! This one was so much fun, and I love Mariner's repeated stabbings.
    Also, T'lyn is clearly an out of control party animal.
     
  10. CorporalCaptain

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    10/10. This was easily the best of the season so far.
     
  11. Kaelef

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    I really enjoyed this episode. Had a lot of heart, and it seemed to me like the animation was a notch better than it has been.
     
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  12. Michael

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    I'm enjoying T'Lyn so far, but am I the only one finding the way she immediately became a part of the lower decker in-group a tiny bit unearned? I especially thought this when she, Mariner and Tendi hugged in this episode.

    When she joined the show I thought they'd at least have one episode where she would have butted heads with any of them (the most natural candidate for that would probably have been Mariner). It sometimes feels like they act as if she had always been part of the show.

    It's not something that bugs me terribly, but it sometimes feels like I've missed something.
     
  13. Richard S. Ta

    Richard S. Ta Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    I really enjoy this show. I can't remember the last time I didn't enjoy it. It's always fun and it never outstays it's welcome.

    I love how LDS can turn around an A-Plot and a B-Plot in 22 minutes so efficiently. I think it doesn't get mentioned a lot, but the writing in this show is really economical and sharp. There's never a wasted scene.

    A good show.

    Huh. That's really cool.
     
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  14. Uhura's Song

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    It was fun in the 7-8 zone. I went with 8.

    Twain, bonsai, Tendi, and T'Lyn were are good.
     
  15. Burning Hearts of Qo'nOs

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    Freeman trying her best Foghorn Leghorn was a big highlight.
     
  16. Kaelef

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    The "old time" film grain and lighting they added to the holodeck scenes were a nice touch. And the overhead shot of the ship before the final scene had the Cerritos looking positively heroic - something I never thought I'd say!
     
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    It just didn't click with me. It was fine, but didn't seem special like the others have. Maybe on a rewarch I'll like it more, cos a lot has to do with your mood going in.

    And because I didn't find it memorable, it'll be like a new episode!
     
  19. Captain Jollydark

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    I wondered who did they expect the other one to be if not Mark Twain? (I didn't hear it if they said.) The second viewing I loved the reaction of the poor holographic Tom Sawyer kid waiting to say his line.
     
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  20. Markonian

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    An enjoyable episode on the Orion storyline. I wondered if we'd get a reference to Tendi's grandmother from SNW.
    I can't stop myself from checking EAS. Bernd Schneider likes this episode aside from the wokeness and feminist agenda.

    The Brutherford story wasn't as interesting to me. Perhaps its a US thing but I didn't get the fascination with Twain. Awesome to see the Chalnoth return!

    That is amazing! I love it when Show Trek borrows from the Expanded Multiverse to enrich itself.

    Agreed. Perhaps there could be a tie-in comic mini-series that depicts these events and how the Lower Deckers bond with T'Lyn.