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And youtube's recommended video after that is... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8aUuFsXRjU

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The less said about that the better.

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Agreed

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I'm still worried about those alleged Klingons. Maybe it's better to assume it's a prequel to the Abramsverse or another alternate timeline (I wouldn't have a problem with that) than try to fit new ideas and redesigns into the original timeline canon.

Oh, well... We'll just have to wait and see.

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And youtube's recommended video after that is... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d8aUuFsXRjU

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Wait.. STD...Not sure I want an STD

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I'm excited for both Orville and Discovery, so looks like my fall is all stacked up.

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STD's premiere date has been announced.

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Lot's of nice stuff at Comic-Con being revealed, including props, and some info on aliens. Avoid if you don't want spoilers, but the phasers are looking pretty cool, and the Klingons are getting a full set of armor.

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'The Orville' episode 1: I almost liked it. I mean, it kept my attention to the end so...?! It turned out to be just a watered down version of both trek and family guy - never nailing the tone of either leaving me confused to what it was trying to be. In honesty, I would have liked it more if Seth McFarlane wasn't leading in it. He isn't a leading man. Don't get me wrong he has a fantastic character voice but a voice does not an actor make.

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I personally found the first episode of Orville be pretty good. Not as funny as I thought, but it had a lot of heart, and very solid world building. I don't have enough experience with McFarlane's work I guess to have huge expectations, but I found his character to be interesting, quirky and funny. I guess I related or something.

The rest of the cast was solid, and none of them felt like "Oh, that's just this character from Star Trek" to me. It all felt very genuine.

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'The Orville' episode 1

I was expecting a disaster; it turned out to be watchable. The real thing premieres in two days cool
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Well, that was certainly exponentially better than the last episode of Star Trek!

So the Klingons look different and everyone has holograms but so what!?

The leads have a really fresh and interesting dynamic from the very start. It manages to feel very Trek yet completely fresh.

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From what we've seen so far, this may be Abramsverse: The Series with focus on battles in space. The "exploring new worlds" aspect is absent so far (hopefully this will change a bit in the upcoming episodes).

I didn't hate it. I still prefer to think of it as another alternate timeline; trying to fit all the new stuff (like the various redesigns and anachronistic technology) into the Prime Universe is just too cumbersome.

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Being a part time Trekker - I dug ST:D. Looking forward to see where they 'boldly go' with this.

And, as much as I miss the Klingons looking like seasoned metal-heads, I'm down with the new look.

'Navy in space'... I certainly felt seasick with all the dutch angles and messing with the 180 rule - the camera work was all, at least, interesting and at most, a bit distracting.

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I'm starting to really like The Orville; the show is having a lot of fun with Star Trek tropes while delivering some interesting social satire.

It's still a little too early to pass definite judgment on Discovery. The "darker and edgier" tone and other similarities to Stargate Universe can be the show's downfall. Discovery can work if the writers have a plan for the whole season (or even the whole series). If they're making it up as they go along, I don't see much chance of success.

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A new trailer for Discovery Season 2:

SPOILER Show

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As much as I enjoyed the first season, I am pleased see some nods back to the original show, with the uniforms and Klingon ships. The big question will be how much we see of the Enterprise and what that will look like.

Of course, Now Captain Pike is taking command of Discovery, the Trekkies are going to have to update their Encyclopedias with a new Captain of the Enterprise.

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MartyJ wrote:

A new trailer for Discovery Season 2:

SPOILER Show

Really excited for this, especially Pike.

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https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/live- … ed-1175816

Michelle Yeoh is getting a 'Discovery' Spinoff.

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I should probably be doing other things than making Disco image macros...

SPOILER Show
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And the title of the upcoming Picard show is...

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"Hey Google, how old is Patrick Stewart?"

"Patrick Stewart is 78 years old."

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This could be an interesting show.

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One of those things that lives in my brain and has chosen now to leap out:
We need a detailed history of the Borg. How they were once just like us, how they became what they are. Jerry Ryan must star, obviously. Maybe she teaches at the academy, sometimes presenting uploaded collective memories she once held as part of their cloud. A whole 'nother take on Locutus. Probably a limited number of episodes to be had there, but with new ST coming I'm putting my marker down.

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Im down for that. Mind im also down for the Nickleodeon animated kids show

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