USS Enterprise (eventually) on Discovery?

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Discovery' started by EJD1984, Jul 24, 2017.

  1. cooleddie74

    cooleddie74 Fleet Admiral Admiral

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    The turbolift amusement park ride occupies the same category in my mind as Deck 78 in TFF. Complete visual nonsense to be ignored and considered cool at the time the scene was produced. End of story. Ignore it because it makes no sense.
     
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  2. DaveyNY

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    I've said before that the Enterprise-A was a rush job to get it ready for Kirk and Crew, so the engineers working on it used prefabricated and available (spare) bulkheads from some Starbase project.
    They just hadn't got around to repainting the ID marks at that point.
    :biggrin:
     
  3. WarpFactorZ

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    They looked the same to me! :beer:
     
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    That was from the production run of the series. Nacelle caps. ;)
    Poor John Eaves worked so hard, too.
     
  5. cooleddie74

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    The opening recap was one of the most clever things Trek has done in years. It's sure to set off a tirade of "BUT CBS DOESN'T OWN THE RIGHTS TO THE VISUALS OF THE PREVIOUS SERIES" arguments.

    If this forum wasn't entertaining enough before this episode aired it's about to get that way.
     
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  7. King Daniel Beyond

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    Somewhere, Midnight's Edge are scrambling to excuse it somehow.

    But it means they think Disco is a direct sequel to "The Cage" and prequel to TOS proper which IMHO makes very little sense. I'd almost have preferred it if they reshot the flashback footage with the new actors and Enterprise.
     
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    That's a weird thing with Discovery. It seems like they're trying to have their cake and eat it too, both changing the visuals and designs to large degrees, and yet throwing bones at fans such as the line about Pike asking them to remove the holographic displays on the Enterprise, etc.
     
  9. Tuskin38

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    Maybe to you.

    Doctor Who did the same thing recently, only it was all 800 episodes
     
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    It’s a visual reboot. The story events in the prime universe happen as they happened. It looks different, because it’s a.....
    Visual Reboot.
    This is not a profound observation. I look at it like that and the differences resolve themselves because...
    It looks right either way. I don’t let the differences affect my enjoyment. In fact I find them interesting.
    So enjoy it or not based on the story and character merits. That’s my advice. Star Trek in the 23rd century looks like TOS.
    And DSC.
     
  11. WarpFactorZ

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    The message sent last night by the production staff was quite clear: there is no difference between the Cage visuals and those of Discovery. The Enterprise? Same. The Talosians? Same. Heck, they cut directly between shots of Hunter Pike and Mount Pike. SAME!

    The Cage / Discovery / TOS / TAS, whatever. They are in the same universe. I don't see a difference.
     
  12. JoeZhang

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    I think it was ''you aren't morons - you know this is a made-up TV show right? "
     
  13. Tomalak

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    I think it was a bit of both.
     
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  14. DaveyNY

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    I think I mostly don't care anymore due to the fantastic episodes we have seen so far in Season 2.
    :biggrin:
     
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    One thing's for sure, we're definitely going to see a lot more Enterprise later in the season...
     
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    Maybe it's time to change from 'Discoprise' to 'Hunterprise'. :lol:
     
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    Same here. It's especially apparent to me (anyway-IMHO and all that) is that the events are the important part, as well as the characters, not all the visual trappings. Why? Because the idea is to imagine future tech based upon present knowledge.
     
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    Sigh. It's a mess. The charactizations have been changed, events rewritten the technology altered, nothing looks the way it did, but the last episode was a sequel to "The Cage" (even though they ignored General Order 7). They want their reboot cake and to [prime universe] eat it too.


    :shrug:Whatever.
     
  19. Tuskin38

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    Use your imagination, suspension of disbelief.

    Also a date was ever given for General Order 7.

    And characterizations are changed all the time in Trek.
     
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    And it is tasty.