Star Trek Original Series Set Tour

Discussion in 'Star Trek - The Original & Animated Series' started by Chris PikE, Jun 10, 2019.

  1. Chris PikE

    Chris PikE Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    So I recently had one of the most enjoyable weekends of my life. I made the trek to Ticonderoga to visit the Original series set tour.
    The place is a prop lovers dream. Met up with James Cawley , Doug Drexler, Denise and Michael Okuda, Chris Hunter and...William Shatner.

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  2. LAFR

    LAFR Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Image 1: Legs courtesy of "The Twilight Zone." Rod Serling version, of course.

    Image 5: Gut courtesy of William Shatner.
     
  3. Redfern

    Redfern Commodore Commodore

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    Hey, you have the kind of features that lend well to the camera! In other words, you look believable as a starship captain. Me? I'd barely pass as one of the lithium miners from "Mudd's Women". (Imagine a middle aged Ernie Douglas from "My Three Sons".)

    Congrats on the photo op with "the Shat'" himself!

    A friend from my childhood, Kyle, recently visited the exhibit located in Georgia. Looks almost identical.
     
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    ZapBrannigan Commodore Commodore

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    Love it. Thanks for posting! :bolian:
     
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    I can't afford the VIP treatment, but enjoyed my third visit to James Cawley's TOS set tour. It gets better each time!
     
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  6. Chris PikE

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    Many Thanks!
     
  7. Chris PikE

    Chris PikE Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    I couldn't afford it either...I won tickets on Shatner's birthday...a very RARE example of good luck.
     
  8. Ronald Held

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    I go regularly to Trekonderoga, and sometimes special events.
     
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    I'll be going to the convention in August, this will be my third or fourth year. It's my favorite place on the planet. I can't afford the VIP stuff, sadly, but they are always good about there being different tiers of affordability. It's Mecca for TOS fans.

    I like how they are constantly making improvements and doing little tweaks. One of my favorite Easter eggs was when they had a certain infamous cookbook in Kirk's quarters.

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    One of my favorite special events they had was when they had an authors day. It was pretty sparsely attended as I recall, but it was a wonderful opportunity to talk craft with some of the finest Trek authors.
     
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  12. Phaser Two

    Phaser Two Fleet Captain Premium Member

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    Great, great pictures. You do indeed look like a starship captain! (I look like Droxine. :whistle:**)
    Darn, was this Bill's June visit announced a while back? I wanted to go. Anyone know if he has another one scheduled?


    ** this is a little joke
     
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  13. Chris PikE

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    Many Thanks indeed! Well he has been there several times...I would imagine he will make a return visit!
     
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  14. Ronald Held

    Ronald Held Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Could not afford Shatner weekend and this Con.
     
  15. Doug Otte

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    Joke or not, you're now obligated to show all of us what you look like. Or, you could just ignore me or refuse...
     
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    Phaser Two Fleet Captain Premium Member

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    . . . . Did someone post something? ;)
     
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    Just don’t push that button that jettisons Finney’s Pod. :eek:
     
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    Great pics, Mark! I saw them on FB yesterday! :techman:
    JB
     
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  19. Chris PikE

    Chris PikE Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

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    Many thanks! It was a lot of fun!!
     
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    I was there last year for the first Shatner weekend, and it was incredible. Truly a dream come true. I missed out on The Experience while it was open, and I promised myself I wasn't missing out on this one. I got to be on the bridge with William Shatner briefly. I wanted to come back this year, but it just didn't work out.

    I would encourage you that if you love TOS, go visit it is so worth it.
     
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