What do people think of SNW (spoiler free please)

Discussion in 'Star Trek: Strange New Worlds' started by ED-209, May 7, 2022.

  1. Komutan

    Komutan Cadet Newbie

    Mar 24, 2022
  2. Ar-Pharazon

    Ar-Pharazon Admiral Premium Member

    May 19, 2005
    Far North Chicago Suburbs
  3. The Lensman

    The Lensman Commodore Commodore

    Apr 27, 2001
    The Lensman
    Yay. Really enjoyed it.
  4. Qonundrum

    Qonundrum Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

    Male? :devil:
  5. Craig_18

    Craig_18 Cadet Newbie

    May 9, 2022
    Houston, Texas!
    YAY! It was very good, though some of it was a little iffy. A solid 9/10
  6. Saumyajit

    Saumyajit Ensign Newbie

    May 8, 2022
    Much closer to traditional trek in terms of format, ambience as well as mood. Give it a shot if that is your thing.
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  7. Ray Hardgrit

    Ray Hardgrit Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Apr 8, 2021
    One thing I definitely appreciate about Strange New Worlds is all the new people it's bringing to the forums.
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  8. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Garth of Algar Premium Member

    Nov 4, 2001
  9. Klingon Empire

    Klingon Empire Captain Captain

    Dec 13, 2008
    Camden County, New Jersey
    Massive Yay! It's interesting, feels like Star Trek, and the cast is fantastic.
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  10. Ar-Pharazon

    Ar-Pharazon Admiral Premium Member

    May 19, 2005
    Far North Chicago Suburbs
  11. Dar70

    Dar70 Vice Admiral Admiral

    Jul 12, 2001
    Pacing much much better than Discovery and Picard. Love that they are going with a more episodic formula. The premiere episode was not great but not awful either. I have been vocal about some continuity issues with some aesthetics, characters etc. but getting past that....pretty sure I'm gonna enjoy it more than the other two shows. Despite some issues i have the with the reworked 1701. Its is FABULOUS rework and still maintains the iconic silhouette.

    Oh and the opening is really good and we FINALLY get the return of the TOS Font and an almost full reworked TOS theme song...:D

    I'm a sticker for continuity. As I mentioned i had a few issues with it. At this point though the prodcuers of these shows dont seem to care as much as previous runners. Everyone is gonna vary on what they will tolerate that's changed.

    Cautiously optimistic so far....
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  12. ananta

    ananta Captain Captain

    Mar 13, 2020
    A pretty much unanimous Yay? Is that a first for Star Trek?! Sure as heck feels like it. It is off to a great start and I’m looking forward to the next episode.
  13. Serveaux

    Serveaux Mediocre Old White Man Premium Member

    Dec 30, 2013
    Location, Location
    The consensus is astonishing. But then, after all these decades so is the show.

    We did not have this for TNG. I remember being startled about three weeks after it premiered when an acquaintance at a barbecue started raving about how great it was - he was a casual fan, and the first person I'd encountered who didn't have some objection to it. And it went on that way, for years...
  14. Richard S. Ta

    Richard S. Ta Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Mar 10, 2021
    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    95% Yay. I want to see more. A decent debut episode.
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  15. Spike730

    Spike730 Captain Captain

    May 31, 2002
    Some unnecessary retcons and a very sloppy costume department, but likeable characters and an optimistic vision of the future. I'm cautiously optimistic.
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  16. the Sisko

    the Sisko Commander Red Shirt

    Jun 24, 1999
    It is confidently Trek and unashamed of being somewhat of a Disco spinoff. If Stacey Abrams is the US politician who made a cameo that represented Discovery, Eric Adams (Mayor of NYC, often parodied on Saturday Night Live) would be the US politician who would embody Strange New Worlds (same/similar ideas to generations past but with all the swagger)
  17. 1001001

    1001001 Do You Really Wanna Taste It? Moderator

    Nov 3, 2001
    Zoo Station

    No, not really. The premiere was very good.

    I’m uncomfortable with all this positivity and agreement. You folks are freaking me out.
  18. Spider

    Spider Dirty Old Man Premium Member

    May 23, 2004
    Lost in time
    It's better than the rest of the CBS Trek and shows good promise.
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  19. LaxScrutiny

    LaxScrutiny Rear Admiral Premium Member

    Jun 14, 2003
    Toronto, Canada
    I got home late an only caught the last half but I liked it. Hope they replay the first ep soon.
  20. Mr. Laser Beam

    Mr. Laser Beam Fleet Admiral Admiral

    May 10, 2005
    Confederation of Earth
    I absolutely LOVE SNW. I suspected it was going to become my favorite Trek series of all time, and now I'm almost sure it will. And I've only seen the first episode!