Would you like Seth McFarlande creating a Trek comedy?

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  1. Jayson1

    Jayson1 Rear Admiral Rear Admiral

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    The creator of "Family Guy" is famous for being a Trek fan so, you know he would be familiar with the franchise. It could be either trek's first comedy series or a movie. I wouldn't even mind if it was animated because it seems like Trek will eventually go another show in that format.

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  2. mos6507

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    I'd rather have him try to play it straight, sort of like his contribution to Cosmos. I mean, he's been doing comedy for so long, why not try to branch out?
     
  3. BillJ

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    Might be fun to have him write an episode of a future series. No way I'd want him creating one, and I'm someone that enjoys his animated comedies.
     
  4. The Wormhole

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    Seth MacFarlane is already doing a Trek parody, Orville.
     
  5. Space Coast

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    Only if it is actually funny, meaning not like Family Guy.
     
  6. Asbo Zaprudder

    Asbo Zaprudder Vice Admiral Admiral

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    My expectations are that it'll be at least as unfunny as Hyperdrive or Tripping the Rift were, particularly as Seth MacFarlane is involved. I'm so biased I'm best steering clear altogether.
     
  7. Awesome Possum

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    He actually pitched a new series to Paramount. He wanted to do a serious take on it.
     
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  8. Jayson1

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    Do you know what the show would have been about?

    Jason
     
  9. psCargile

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    McFarlande, no. Seinfeld, yes.
     
  10. Balok's Decoy

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    I'd prefer he do a parody of Star Trek not a Star Trek comedy. Something along the lines of Redshirts.
     
  11. Smellmet

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    Or a Family Guy special, like the SW trilogy.
     
  12. queerTrekker

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    I think it would be interesting to see him create a trek comedy, or write an episode. someone who is long familiar with the franchise with a comedic edge does present some interesting possibilities. its not like the franchise hasn't had intentionally funny episodes in its various shows.
     
  13. Vger23

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    No
     
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  14. Peach Wookiee

    Peach Wookiee Cuddly Mod of Doom Moderator

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    Not sure I'm into that. His Trek episode of Family Guy was awful.
     
  15. Hound of UIster

    Hound of UIster Vice Admiral Admiral

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    Yes. He is the only man capable of making atheism/secularism popular with the masses.
     
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  17. Matthew Raymond

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    If you're looking for a family-friendly Star Trek parody, you could try Steak Starbolt from Disney's "Future-Worm!". He'd actually voiced by Jonathan Franks.
     
  18. BillJ

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    They wanted to do one, but CBS nixed the idea. Nothing like turning your nose up at free publicity to a crowd that generally doesn't watch Trek.

    But, Trek has been mismanaged by all involved for the last decade.
     
  19. Australis

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    Amazed this has not been posted:



    I'm thinking more 'Galaxy Quest'.
     
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  20. KennyB

    KennyB Rear Admiral Premium Member

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    HELL NO. I am a fan of his, but no.