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Dake

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This is crazy. I'm pretty sure it's a conspiracy since they were going to finally make a Serenity from Firefly. :D I almost pre-ordered it; glad I held off.

Admittedly, I never started on their Star Trek ships collection because I would've wanted them all and I just wasn't willing to commit. But I did appreciate their other (smaller) properties. I have an Orville and a Rocinante.
 

MrBlud

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Citizen
Really good season premiere of Lower Decks

Cromwell! Bateson! The fact the system *does* work in the 24th Century so it’s ok to trust it!
 

Fero McPigletron

Feel the fear!
Citizen
I finished watching both seasons of Lower Decks the other day. I had it in my head that the show was about background characters who are based on the Enterprise. Guess not.

It's fun but kinda usual fun. I'd love a super serious episode on the level of action and suspense of the season 2 finale.

Also, was Bills (?) talking about being attracted to someone, after his ep where he's trying to keep his virginity?
 

TheSupernova

How did we get so dark?
Citizen
I have to admit that I was a bit disappointed. I mean, as other reviews have put it, it shouldn't be up to four ensigns to save the day, but the Pakled storyline had been pretty prominent over season two, and especially the last couple of episodes. That everything was more or less wrapped up in a minute or so of dialog didn't feel like good enough payoff to what came before (I felt the same about how Shaxs was brought back from the deal last year, too). But, again, I do understand why things need to be ratcheted back down.

That said, it was great to have James Cromwell back, and I did enjoy the First Contact related parts. I got a chuckle about how tourist-y it had become!
 

LiamA

Member
Citizen
Had a thought this morning. In 'First Contact' there is a starship Bozeman and then later on the movie takes place in Bozeman, Montana. Coincidence?
 

Andrusi

Lun!
Citizen
The starship Bozeman (or another one with the same name, perhaps) was the one Morgan Bateson commanded, as it happens--it's the one the Enterprise kept crashing into in "Cause and Effect."
 

MrBlud

Well-known member
Citizen
Given the places’ historical importance I’m sure there have been several throughout Starfleet history.
 

SHIELD Agent 47

Active member
Citizen
I have to admit that I was a bit disappointed. I mean, as other reviews have put it, it shouldn't be up to four ensigns to save the day, but the Pakled storyline had been pretty prominent over season two, and especially the last couple of episodes. That everything was more or less wrapped up in a minute or so of dialog didn't feel like good enough payoff to what came before (I felt the same about how Shaxs was brought back from the deal last year, too). But, again, I do understand why things need to be ratcheted back down.

That said, it was great to have James Cromwell back, and I did enjoy the First Contact related parts. I got a chuckle about how tourist-y it had become!
By the way, the Lower Decks thread is here:


Had a thought this morning. In 'First Contact' there is a starship Bozeman and then later on the movie takes place in Bozeman, Montana. Coincidence?

I believe Brandon Braga is from Bozeman, so it makes sense.

The starship Bozeman (or another one with the same name, perhaps) was the one Morgan Bateson commanded, as it happens--it's the one the Enterprise kept crashing into in "Cause and Effect."

Given the places’ historical importance I’m sure there have been several throughout Starfleet history.

I love TNG 5.18 "Cause and Effect". Possibly my favourite time travel episode; the entire main cast makes you feel that they put everything together piece by piece to the solution. It is unfortunate the 1980s-1990s episodic format prevented any real follow-up on Captain Bateson's time-displaced crew.

Heh, I did not really think before today that Brannon Braga got to precipitate Cochrane's famous launch from Bozeman with namedrops in TNG 5.18 and 6.08.
 

Cradok

Active member
Citizen
I had never seen it on big screen before, it was so good.

Weirdly, there was a small cut, just after the return from the Genesis Cave, the director's cut should have a line in the access tube where Kirk tells Spock that David is his son.
 
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