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Re: Star Trek Discovery
« Reply #15 on: February 25, 2018, 11:38:36 pm »
You know what still really sticks in my craw?  The Force Awakens.

Follow me on this:  JJ Abrams made TFA and it fit in the universe and aesthetic of the Star Wars universe perfectly.  And he also made Star Trek which FLUSHED everything (except Enterprise for some reason) out of the airlock and we're STILL dealing with that ten years later.

Star Wars was three movies.  The Trek universe... even just the Next Gen era... has TWENTY FIVE SEASONS of shows, of characters and worldbuilding and aliens and a visual aesthetic and that all doesn't count?

I've become VERY nostalgic for Star Trek in the last day or so.  Maybe it's because I was watching Beyond Belief (with Jonathan Frakes aka Commander Riker), but Geek and Sundry has a Trek RPG series that I saw a clip of and they're all wearing Starfleet uniforms.  I never wore a Starfleet uniform, I always wanted to.  A proper, fitted one and not a baggy thing.  It's the kind of thing I would treat myself to except I know I'd only wear it once so I can't justify it.

I still say a break was what the show needed, it had been going from 1987 to 2005, but regardless of how good or bad Discovery is, I think I speak for a lot of fans when I say that's not Star Trek.  When we want more Star Trek, we want more of this:


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