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Re: RVR II's Star Trek thread.. Cause it's sure to veer off course!
« Reply #1770 on: December 16, 2017, 12:52:58 PM »
Maybe it just isn't as popular outside the die-hard Trek fans.  I rank it above voyager, but only in that I never bothered to watch voyager after the first (dreadful) season.


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Re: RVR II's Star Trek thread.. Cause it's sure to veer off course!
« Reply #1771 on: December 16, 2017, 02:00:47 PM »
Maybe it just isn't as popular outside the die-hard Trek fans.  I rank it above voyager, but only in that I never bothered to watch voyager after the first (dreadful) season.

I've grown to like DS9 more after rewatching it over the years it's been on Netflix, but even during it's first run when I was starting to get sick of all the war episodes I still liked it way more than Voyager. 

I've watched all of Voyager, and while it does improve somewhat in the last few seasons it never rises above DS9, over the entire series there are a handful of episodes that might stand up against it.

I guess there are people that would rate Voyager higher than DS9, but I have never run into anyone that does.  I'd even put Enterprise above Voyager.


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Re: RVR II's Star Trek thread.. Cause it's sure to veer off course!
« Reply #1772 on: December 25, 2017, 11:18:09 AM »


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Re: RVR II's Star Trek thread.. Cause it's sure to veer off course!
« Reply #1773 on: January 03, 2018, 03:44:59 PM »
Today is the 25th anniversary of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.  :o
The pilot episode/TV movie "Emissary" first aired on January 3, 1993


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Re: RVR II's Star Trek thread.. Cause it's sure to veer off course!
« Reply #1775 on: January 04, 2018, 09:54:01 AM »
I finally started binge watching the fan-created web series Star Trek Continues on YouTube and was surprised by how much I am enjoying it. Not only does it thoroughly nail the visual aesthetic of the show but the scripts are also pretty well written. There's definitely a special reverence towards the source material and I really like the campy sets and costumes as well as the retro look of the practical visual effects. Initially the new cast was a bit jarring to me and admittedly it's weird seeing other actors as these iconic characters. While not all of the acting is great there are some unexpectedly strong performances. The cameos are also really impressive with both Lou Ferrigno and the sixth Doctor Who Colin Baker playing significant roles.
"It is wrong to assume that art needs the spectator in order to be. The film runs on without any eyes. The spectator cannot exist without it. It ensures his existence." -- James Douglas Morrison


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Re: RVR II's Star Trek thread.. Cause it's sure to veer off course!
« Reply #1776 on: January 04, 2018, 10:06:01 AM »
Do you have a link to that YouTube channel?
I'd like to check that out when I get back from Mexico :o


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Re: RVR II's Star Trek thread.. Cause it's sure to veer off course!
« Reply #1777 on: January 04, 2018, 10:29:58 AM »
Do you have a link to that YouTube channel?
I'd like to check that out when I get back from Mexico :o

I'm pretty sure this is their official YouTube channel

https://www.youtube.com/user/StarTrekContinues/featured
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Re: RVR II's Star Trek thread.. Cause it's sure to veer off course!
« Reply #1778 on: January 04, 2018, 10:42:28 AM »
Do you have a link to that YouTube channel?
I'd like to check that out when I get back from Mexico :o

I'm pretty sure this is their official YouTube channel

https://www.youtube.com/user/StarTrekContinues/featured
Cool! :o I'll definitely check it out. Thanks!


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Re: RVR II's Star Trek thread.. Cause it's sure to veer off course!
« Reply #1779 on: January 04, 2018, 12:27:37 PM »
Do you have a link to that YouTube channel?
I'd like to check that out when I get back from Mexico :o

I'm pretty sure this is their official YouTube channel

https://www.youtube.com/user/StarTrekContinues/featured
Cool! :o I'll definitely check it out. Thanks!
I can't read that title without thinking of it said like Boggy Creek 2: The Legend Continues



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Re: RVR II's Star Trek thread.. Cause it's sure to veer off course!
« Reply #1781 on: January 07, 2018, 07:48:10 PM »
Oh no! That's a damn shame. I remember he came back for a few DS9 episodes.  :'(