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Re: Star Trek: Picard
« Reply #1 on: 08/04/2018 10:17 pm »
Awesome,  be nice to have Patrick back.

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Re: Star Trek: Picard
« Reply #2 on: 08/04/2018 11:09 pm »
 Why does nobody ever get that excited about Shatner?
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Re: Star Trek: Picard
« Reply #3 on: 08/04/2018 11:55 pm »
make it so

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Re: Star Trek: Picard
« Reply #4 on: 08/05/2018 12:25 am »
Why does nobody ever get that excited about Shatner?

Because. HE. Can't. ACT!!!

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Re: Star Trek: Picard
« Reply #5 on: 08/05/2018 12:32 am »
Great. And loved Shatner too. But the episodes with the female captain, and I really have no idea of her name were awful and only saw 1-2 episodes. Not that a female captain would not have worked but sorry not her.

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Re: Star Trek: Picard
« Reply #6 on: 08/05/2018 12:51 am »
Great. And loved Shatner too. But the episodes with the female captain, and I really have no idea of her name were awful and only saw 1-2 episodes. Not that a female captain would not have worked but sorry not her.

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Re: Star Trek: Picard
« Reply #7 on: 08/05/2018 02:41 am »
Great. And loved Shatner too. But the episodes with the female captain, and I really have no idea of her name were awful and only saw 1-2 episodes. Not that a female captain would not have worked but sorry not her.

That was Star Trek: Voyager. It seems to take the later Star Trek series several months or more to find its footing (the first season of The Next Generation is pretty bad, remember) and Voyager was no exception. It really didn't hit its stride until Season 3. Still, Voyager was the most uneven of the modern Star Trek shows. It does have episodes that are very, very good. But it also has episodes that are among the all-time Star Trek stinkers.

Star Trek: Voyager and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine were both way ahead of the TV viewing curve. They (especially DS9 from late Season 2 onwards) were the predecessors of today's "binge TV".




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Re: Star Trek: Picard
« Reply #8 on: 08/05/2018 03:10 am »
Great. And loved Shatner too. But the episodes with the female captain, and I really have no idea of her name were awful and only saw 1-2 episodes. Not that a female captain would not have worked but sorry not her.

That was Star Trek: Voyager. It seems to take the later Star Trek series several months or more to find its footing (the first season of The Next Generation is pretty bad, remember) and Voyager was no exception. It really didn't hit its stride until Season 3. Still, Voyager was the most uneven of the modern Star Trek shows. It does have episodes that are very, very good. But it also has episodes that are among the all-time Star Trek stinkers.

Star Trek: Voyager and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine were both way ahead of the TV viewing curve. They (especially DS9 from late Season 2 onwards) were the predecessors of today's "binge TV".

TOS, Next Gen and DS9 I liked, but I could never really get into Voyager, it had the least authentic camaraderie of any of the series.

Enterprise was so so till the last season when they started answering questions people had about Trek history but it's finale was totally lame.

Discovery just doesn't even feel like Trek. Looking forward to seeing Picard again.

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Re: Star Trek: Picard
« Reply #9 on: 08/05/2018 04:01 am »
If they have Klingons or a Worf cameo will they look like the new Klingons?  As I have been working my way through all of TNG and following with DS9 I don't think I can handle that.

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Re: Star Trek: Picard
« Reply #10 on: 08/05/2018 04:02 am »
Relevant PicardTips tweet:

Picard leadership tip: If your people are in need of a better example to follow, and if you are confident you can be that example, then consider, really consider, postponing your retirement.

https://twitter.com/PicardTips/status/1025940293881741313?s=19

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Re: Star Trek: Picard
« Reply #11 on: 08/05/2018 01:24 pm »
Looks like the Discovery showrunners are involved.  :-\
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Re: Star Trek: Picard
« Reply #12 on: 08/05/2018 01:50 pm »
 William Shatner is a great actor- yes, a little corny at times but also capable of drop-dead dramatic situations. I respectfully suggest anyone interested to look his career up on Wiki and not marvel at the sheer depth of it over the years. From the "Outer Limits" and "Twilight Zone"era, and playing twins in a Western thru to the new show with George Foreman and the guys, he has brought an incredibly exuberant and expansive personality.
  I'd love to see him make an appearance on "The Orville" as a retired captain running a fishing boat on a planet somewhere that needs rescuing...
 PS- Been watching a LOT of Westerns lately, since I only have OTA-TV, and it's amazing how many times Kelley and Nimoy show up as cowboys!

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Re: Star Trek: Picard
« Reply #13 on: 08/05/2018 03:03 pm »
Why does nobody ever get that excited about Shatner?
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Re: Star Trek: Picard
« Reply #14 on: 08/05/2018 03:29 pm »
78 years of age (never old) and still finding new adventures.  Simply amazing!

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Re: Star Trek: Picard
« Reply #15 on: 08/05/2018 03:56 pm »
Hopefully, the opening scene will have Picard waking up sweating and panting, and Star Trek Discovery is passed off as a bad dream.

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Re: Star Trek: Picard
« Reply #16 on: 08/05/2018 05:01 pm »
William Shatner is a great actor- yes, a little corny at times but also capable of drop-dead dramatic situations.

Watch this scene again. Watch it from the beginning and pay attention to Shatner's voice and his facial expressions and how he moves. It's an amazing bit of acting, right down to him sinking down to the floor, totally defeated.

It's a great bit of acting by Nimoy too.

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Re: Star Trek: Picard
« Reply #17 on: 08/05/2018 05:03 pm »
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Re: Star Trek: Picard
« Reply #18 on: 08/05/2018 05:29 pm »
Why does nobody ever get that excited about Shatner?

Shatner will be 88 when they filmed the next follow-on Trek offering for CBS All Access. Don't see him carrying a series anymore.

Also coming up with storylines for Kirk is much harder than for Picard. IMO


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Re: Star Trek: Picard
« Reply #19 on: 08/05/2018 06:18 pm »
Looks like the Discovery showrunners are involved.  :-\

But so is Pulitzer, Nebula, and Hugo award-winner Michael Chabon.

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