Star Trek Discovery

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  1. TheKrell

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    If those driving production care about looking futuristic and sticking with canon, then they should just write the show in the 33rd century to begin with. Starting out anachronistic in season 1, and then explaining that in season 2, is tantamount to changing your mind about who Darth Vader is between Star Wars IV and V. :mad:

    Think first, produce second! Like they did for Back to the Future.
     
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    My biggest complaint about the complaints if you will is, even with all the tv and movie screen time we have had, the federation is a vast organization, and we have only seen a sliver of it portrayed. Any differences could easily just be stuff we haven’t seen before as those shows basically focused on a handful of ships and people in a federation of thousands of ships and billions/trillions of beings.

    I thought they did a fantastic job of modernizing the look of the Enterprise in season 2 and still holding true to the original as well.
     
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    I think they cast the both roles of Pike and Spock exceptionally well.
     
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  4. TheKrell

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    But not on Netflix/DVD. :(

    I decided to go with the Prime version of CBS All Access for $4.99/mo for 3 months. Yes, you can get the same half price deal with commercials. But I'm not that cheap!
     
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    Subscribe to CBS all access for 6.99 a month and watch all the episodes before the month is out. There is like 11-13 episodes per season and two seasons. Cancel when you are through.
     
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    Thank you, but I like the deal I posted above yours better. :D $4.99/mo for 3 months with no commercials. After that, it goes back up to $9.99/mo before which time I will cancel.
     
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    The Federation of Planets is huge and varied but Starfleet is Starfleet and that should be more or less immutable.
     
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    The United States military is the United States military, but between the branches you have vastly different hardware for vastly different purposes.
    The navy has ships and subs, the army has tanks and wheeled vehicles. A national guard outpost isn’t likely to have the same hardware and technology as a major military fort. So on and so forth.

    I see no reason Starfleet couldn’t be even more varied when you consider our observation is based on only five or so ships and a space station or two, and Starfleet is many times larger than the US armed forces. (One would assume)
     
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    Face facts msmith. It's non-canonical. Why else would they write in excuses for disappearing tech in season 2? And did I read above that they abdicated to the 33rd century? :wtf2:rolleyes: Well, that solves the problem right there. It seems to me that the writers realized they had made a big mistake and fixed it as best they could. Why not just start Discovery in the 33rd century to begin with, and then there would be no need for lame excuses.
     
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    You stated a few posts ago that you haven’t seen it, and you’re stating that it isn’t canon?

    Watch it, all the way through, and then if you still think it isn’t canon, even though it’s stated that it is, then you will still be wrong :D

    It’s Trek. With a more modern look perhaps, but really, how would 1960s ideas of the future play these days ? Or 1960s acting ?
     
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    In the Star Trek universe (and many other Science Fiction franchises), there seem to be only "Marines". It seems like an anachronism that there would be a need for foot-soldiers so maybe it is intended.
     
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    People way overthink many tv shows
     
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    Hey, I like overthinking SF shows. Those who don't like overthinking can go watch a Marvel flick. :p
     
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    If anyone remembers The 4400, now there's a Sci-fi show worth overthinking.
     
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    Breaking News from Comic-Con San Diego:

    ‘Star Trek: Discovery’ Season 3 Will Jump Massive 1,000 Years Into Future – Comic-Con


    At today’s Star Trek: Discovery Comic-Con panel, creator Alex Kurtzman teased that season 3 “will take place 1,000 years in the future” after the end of season 2. “The farthest that any Star Trek series has gone before.”


    “There will be things you recognize and don’t recognize,” added the creator of the CBS All Access series.


    At the end of season 2, Discovery heads into a time warp, and when they come out of the worm hole, Michael Burnham and her crew will be separated, and not in the same place. “They have big problems,” said Kurtzman. Season 3 was shot in Iceland. “We are not in Taralesium,” said Burnham actress Sonequa Martin-Green. Kurtzman said that who becomes Captain of Discovery will be revealed in season 3.


    Kurtzman said that Burnham “goes through a lot of changes,” and she bears the big responsibility of taking the Discovery crew through a wormhole.


    The big huzzah in season 3 is the introduction to David Ajala’s new character Book, who was announced today exclusively by Deadline. Ajala’s Book has a natural charisma and devil-may-care attitude that tends to get him into trouble as often as it gets him out. Kurtzman also promised new characters in season 3, but didn’t reveal.


    “I like to lead every conversation about how we create Star Trek with that we filter it through Gene Roddenberry’s vision off optimism,” said Kurtzman.


    “We get to honor canon, but we get to shake up everything,” said Kurtzman adding “we’re not erasing anything.”


    No drop date yet. It takes eight month to work on the VFX and make Discovery look like a movie.


    https://deadline.com/2019/07/star-tr...on-1202649788/
     
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    More Breaking News: Trailer for six new Short Treks, featuring Spock, Pike, and . . . wait for it . . . TRIBBLES!

     
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    This series has been rebooted 3 times? If anyone over-thought it was CBS. Star Trek isn't a complicated formula. We don't need all new Klingons and all new star ships and all new technology and it doesn't have to be the edgiest most dramatic woke series of all time; it just has to be good Star Trek.
     
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    Up to Season 2 Episode 8, this is Star Trek...


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    I agree. Season one I enjoyed, season two was excellent.
     
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    Got the Amazon deal for three months. Agreed, S1 was a throw away. S2 is good, so far!
     

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