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davidw
Fri, Feb 14, 2020, 1:56am (UTC -6)
Re: PIC S1: Absolute Candor

Wait, so Picard could have saved some Romulans and didn't?

Because he is a jerk?

And Starfleet is racist against Romulans and Androids? And has racist, tabloid journalism?

Let me guess, this is the Mirror Universe Star Trek?
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davidw
Mon, Feb 3, 2020, 1:29am (UTC -6)
Re: PIC S1: Maps and Legends

This show is really, really dumb.

The Tal Shari is not good enough, they need another and another and introduce one silly stupid plot point after another?

I suppose the reason Star Trek failed is because people want to see this garbage. They want to put characters in danger and see how they escape it.

Good for them.

This is not Star Trek.
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Davidw
Thu, Nov 21, 2019, 4:40pm (UTC -6)
Re: DS9 S3: The Adversary

Great episode. Suspense. Action.

But pointless.
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Aaron Edwards
Sat, Oct 26, 2019, 4:09pm (UTC -6)
Re: Star Trek: The Motion Picture

An ambitious misfire, this film is the closest to Gene Roddenberry’s vision but also one of the more boring entries in the series. The film desperately wants to be the Star Trek version of 2001: A Space Odyssey, but ends up feeling lost and ponderous. Skipping it wouldn’t hurt your viewing experience, but if you like ambitious and existential sci-fi you might find some enjoyment here.
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Paul Hardwick
Mon, Oct 14, 2019, 5:26pm (UTC -6)
Re: TOS S1: Miri

I watched this episode today for the first time since I was a kid and I was genuinely impressed with the build up. Very eerie setting and the kids playing havoc with the new grups by throwing things at them at singing the "nyah nyah, na nyah nyah" was just brilliant. When the zombie like creature first enters at the start when Bones takes an uncharacteristic interest in the wheel of trike was an excellent action sequence with some great (for the day) makeup.

The premise is both intriguing and absurd. With a little more care with the writing, perhaps allowing some better character development and maybe playing off the whole Kirk, Miri and Jand love triangle with more aplomb may have led this episode becoming a true classic.

Unfortunately we have some jarring dialogue (Bones : I've never seen so much bacteria, enterprise, send down some virus scanners!) and kirks final speech is pretty lame. The ending left me agog with the Enterprise leaving orbit and leaving the kids there on the planet!

So a great start to the episode but it doesn't meet its promise of a true classic.
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DidWorf?
Fri, Aug 16, 2019, 2:29am (UTC -6)
Re: TNG S7: Parallels

Did worf return to the correct Enterprise though? At the beginning of the episode it starts out with worf receiving a surprise party but at the end of the episode troi said she knows how he hates surprises and talked riker out of throwing one for worf.

If it was the same universe then shouldn't events unfolded the same?
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Edward
Fri, Jul 26, 2019, 4:05pm (UTC -6)
Re: DSC S2: Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2

Fifty-first now. ;-)
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Edward
Fri, Jul 26, 2019, 3:38pm (UTC -6)
Re: DSC S2: Such Sweet Sorrow, Part 2

This is like the 10th time that Red Letter Media review has been linked on this site...today.
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Edward
Sun, Jun 30, 2019, 3:41pm (UTC -6)
Re: BSG S4: The Face of the Enemy

great to find the entire series on Dailymotion
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Edward
Sun, Jun 30, 2019, 2:03pm (UTC -6)
Re: BSG S3: The Resistance

they served their purpose
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Edward
Sat, Jun 22, 2019, 11:05pm (UTC -6)
Re: BSG S4: Blood on the Scales

a closing episode that sets up the rest of the way
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Edward
Sat, Jun 22, 2019, 10:53pm (UTC -6)
Re: BSG S4: The Oath

love how 24 discussion overtook this with some hatorade for Brannon Braga
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Edward
Sat, Jun 22, 2019, 10:31pm (UTC -6)
Re: BSG S4: A Disquiet Follows My Soul

never knew this was RDM's directorial debut, guess it shows when reviewers hate it for focusing on specific things.
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Edward
Sat, Jun 22, 2019, 10:21pm (UTC -6)
Re: BSG S4: Sometimes a Great Notion

can't help but think how other writers would mess up this episode
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Edward
Thu, Jun 20, 2019, 9:24pm (UTC -6)
Re: BSG S4: Revelations

Stephen Moffatt would have made it time wimey wibbly wobbley
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Edward
Thu, Jun 20, 2019, 9:06pm (UTC -6)
Re: BSG S4: The Hub

so many series can learn from these episodes
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Edward
Wed, Jun 19, 2019, 11:31pm (UTC -6)
Re: BSG S4: Sine Qua Non

the links that explain the significance of 47 no longer work
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Edward
Wed, Jun 19, 2019, 10:24pm (UTC -6)
Re: BSG S4: Guess What's Coming to Dinner?

Doctor Who showrunners could learn a thing or two from this episode
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Edward
Wed, Jun 19, 2019, 7:14pm (UTC -6)
Re: BSG S4: Faith

wow, the religion and mythology focus really riled up the viewers
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Edward
Wed, Jun 19, 2019, 3:14pm (UTC -6)
Re: BSG S4: The Road Less Traveled

not sure about the reasoning of putting religion to the forefront at this point
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Edward
Mon, Jun 17, 2019, 10:28pm (UTC -6)
Re: BSG S4: Escape Velocity

really surprised the crowd was not focusing on how Baltar moved like he was being propped up
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Edward
Mon, Jun 17, 2019, 9:07pm (UTC -6)
Re: BSG S4: The Ties That Bind

10 years later and we still come to this blog as the go to review
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Edward
Sun, Jun 16, 2019, 11:45pm (UTC -6)
Re: BSG S4: He That Believeth in Me

so glad the spoilers from 2008 were mostly removed
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Edward
Wed, Jun 12, 2019, 11:55pm (UTC -6)
Re: BSG S4: Six of One

such a great episode...first time watching it
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davidw
Fri, May 17, 2019, 6:26pm (UTC -6)
Re: DSC S2: The Red Angel

"Are the Discovery producers just messing with us now?"

Absolutely. This show is a farce.

Who the f cares about 'The Red Angel'? Are we 10 or something?

Character flipping is not the same as character development.

Does everyone who dies come back to life? WTF???

This show is stupid. Period. End of Story.
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