What do people think of SNW (spoiler free please)

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

  1. Bornin1980something

    Bornin1980something Commander Red Shirt

    Mar 1, 2020
    None of that is true, is it?
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  2. Richard S. Ta

    Richard S. Ta Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Mar 10, 2021
    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    No, the poster is right. All of that happens. Poor horses. Nice boobies.
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  3. XCV330

    XCV330 Premium Member

    Sep 24, 2017
    The Jedi, the force, the mustache, it’s true. All of it
  4. LaxScrutiny

    LaxScrutiny Rear Admiral Premium Member

    Jun 14, 2003
    Toronto, Canada
    i remember watching the premier of TNG with my girlfriend of the time. She/we loved it and watched it every week. I hadn't known she was a Trek fan. There being no internet then, and I barely ever glanced at TV reviews in the entertainment section so I had no idea what anyone thought..
    You can say that again!
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  5. Jedi Marso

    Jedi Marso Commodore Commodore

    Aug 15, 2001
    Best of the nu-Trek shows by quite a margin so far. This one actually feels like Star Trek.

    Two episodes in, I remain cautiously optimistic.
  6. Ar-Pharazon

    Ar-Pharazon Admiral Premium Member

    May 19, 2005
    Far North Chicago Suburbs
    Boobies 3a.jpg
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  7. Richard S. Ta

    Richard S. Ta Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Mar 10, 2021
    Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
    Nice Boobies.
  8. Nerys Myk

    Nerys Myk Garth of Algar Premium Member

    Nov 4, 2001
    A friend was trying to find someone to go to a concert with her the night TNG premiered, but we all said no to watch the show. (Sucks when all your friends are nerds.) She was always more a Whovian. In retrospect, the concert might have been the better option. :lol:
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  9. gweeps

    gweeps Captain Captain

    Jan 30, 2022
    Ontario, Canada
    I'm struggling. I like the visuals, and the pacing isn't rushed like other recent Trek shows. But I still feel bored.

    Maybe I'm just burned out? I did catch up on the following Trek over the past 5 months:

    Into Darkness
    entire TAS
    DISC Seasons 1-4
    PIC seasons 1-2
    LD seasons 1-2
    entire Short Treks
    PRO first 9 episodes
    first 2 episodes of SNW
    rewatches of many TOS, TNG, DS9, VOY & ENT episodes

    That's a lot after such a long break (besides a few show repeats, I'd only seen the first Abrams movie since ENT ended).
  10. Ray Hardgrit

    Ray Hardgrit Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Apr 8, 2021
    That is definitely one way to get burned out on Star Trek!

    I've only seen maybe half of what you have (86 episodes from 9 of the series in the last 5 months), but I've been feeling the same thing about SNW to be honest. It's got a solid cast and I'm sure they'll win me over in time, but the stories haven't grabbed my interest yet.
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  11. mattman8907

    mattman8907 Commodore Commodore

    Apr 25, 2013
    i actually just rewatched the entire TOS series consider SNW is a direct prequel to TOS.
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  12. Burning Hearts of Qo'nOs

    Burning Hearts of Qo'nOs Commodore Commodore

    Mar 15, 2017
    Burning Hearts of Qo'nOs
    A little late to the yay party, but I also chose yay.

    FIVE yays from this fan.
  13. indianatrekker26

    indianatrekker26 Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Oct 8, 2006
    Two episodes in, this series has been fantastic so far. I feel like trek is finally back as a lifelong trekkie
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  14. tomalak301

    tomalak301 Fleet Admiral Premium Member

    Mar 2, 2003
    San Jose, CA
    I think it has potential to be my favorite of the new Star Treks. Right now I'm enjoying it as much as I enjoy Prodigy and Lower Decks, and that's a good thing.
  15. ichab

    ichab Commodore Commodore

    Jan 28, 2010
    That's exactly how I feel. My folks don't stream so if the quality of the show continues I'll be picking up this set on blue ray for them whenever it gets released.
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  16. Serveaux

    Serveaux Mediocre Old White Man Premium Member

    Dec 30, 2013
    Location, Location
  17. cooleddie74

    cooleddie74 Fleet Admiral Admiral

    Apr 25, 2001
    The Warped Sector of the Demented Quadrant
    The best Trek series since 2005. Hands down.
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  18. LaxScrutiny

    LaxScrutiny Rear Admiral Premium Member

    Jun 14, 2003
    Toronto, Canada
    So, adventures in TV....

    I haven't been watching much for years, mostly just catching some live sports and reruns of shows I like. Trek for example. My TV's audio was pretty distorted but it didn't matter when I knew what everyone was saying anyway.

    Long story short, tonight I got some AAA's for the TV remote and fixed the settings. Eureka! I can understand what they're saying! Now I'll re-watch episode one and maybe comment on it tomorrow. Right now, I just watched episode 2 AND IT WAS FREAKIN' AMAZING.

    Best thing I loved: Nichelle Nichols had an amazing voice, and we heard her sing on a few occasions. This episode was a tribute to Nichelle. Gooding's voice gave me chills, actually reminding me of Uhura in TOS. The way the storyline pivoted around music was inspired. The main plot would have looked good in TOS, except so much better in detail.

    So yeah, this tastes more like TOS than any Trek since. I love the cast. Jess Bush as Christine Chapel at first was weird, but she is so likeable and energetic she's got me caught. Anson Mount has me ready to follow him into a nebula. Ethan Peck is getting there, and I get they don't want him to loosen up too much too soon. I still haven't quite figured out La'an, but I think once I re-watch episode one with proper sound I'll catch on. Number One is... Number One, but I'm getting a hint of Kira Nerys in there somewhere. Maybe it's just me. Not selling the rest short, I'm getting into them all.

    So far, this is a show I think I'm going to love.

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  19. ToddCam

    ToddCam Captain Captain

    Jul 15, 2003
    Philadelphia, PA, USA
    Yay. Though I don't think of it as some kind of return to form that many others feel it is, it has a unique feel from the other current shows, and I'm enjoying it so far.
  20. Nyotarules

    Nyotarules Vice Admiral Moderator

    Jan 20, 2016
    Yay! Pike looks fantastic in a dress, he has great legs. He also has great taste in male lovers.
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