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Stewart
Sun, May 6, 2018, 8:45pm (UTC -6)
Re: DSC S1: Despite Yourself

After seeing what it took to turn a Klingon into a convincing enough human for a deep cover mission, I've got to say... I'm feeling a lot more sympathy for Arne Darvin than ever before. :)
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Stewart
Thu, Apr 25, 2013, 3:11pm (UTC -6)
Re: ENT S4: Kir'Shara

I appreciate all your reviews. What you forgot to mention is that the whole, "pre-emptive war" metaphor here clearly reflects the Iraq War arguments. They (Iraq/the Andorians) have weapons, or the potential of weapons, so let's kill them now!!
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Patrick Stewart 4 President
Fri, Dec 4, 2009, 12:31am (UTC -6)
Re: DS9 S4: Rejoined

It must be that I'm getting older or something, but upon recent viewing this episode actually moved me very much. For Dax's character, this is a tragedy of huge proportions. The first really good Dax character piece, much better than any previous attempts. And finally an opportunity for Terry Farrel to show off her acting skills. They were there all along, who knew? Agree with 3.5 stars (looses half a star for too much technobabble and some hokey scenes).
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Patrick Stewart 4 President
Thu, Dec 3, 2009, 12:03am (UTC -6)
Re: DS9 S4: Indiscretion

I agree that Jammer may be criticizing the thorn scene too much. First of all, I for one did find it funny (maybe I'm just a lillte more simple-minded than you guys.... then again maybe not). But other than that, I think that the purpose was to show how even enemies can form a temporary bond through a mutual experience, and consequently may gain a new perspective on each other. Again, that doesn't mean that Kira and Dukat now suddenly become friends. It's just a brief insight into each other's persona. Also, I thought it was pretty well acted. I lold.

As for the episode as a whole, I pretty much agree with Jammer that the rescue/killing part was pretty standard writing (i.e. lame). But still, lots of good points brought up during the episode. Maybe 2.8 stars. (But then Hippocratic Oath has to get 3.2)
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Patrick Stewart 4 President
Tue, Dec 1, 2009, 1:06am (UTC -6)
Re: DS9 S4: The Visitor

Yes, it uses the almighty Reset Button[tm]. Yes, it sports some technobabble. But does it matter? In this episode, these tools are used very effectively in order to be able to tell a truly unique story. One which has a profound emotional impact on anyone open to it.

Was always one of my favourites, and a prime example of how DS9 can shine.
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