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Forum: Science Fiction 07-21-2018, 05:00 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
So now uniforms that look vaguely like TOS...

So now uniforms that look vaguely like TOS uniforms are okay? Is Discovery supposed to be more of a grungy, workhorse assignment justifying different uniforms, like the early days of DS9?


And...
Forum: Science Fiction 09-27-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
First, I forgot to cover the "this isn't really a...

First, I forgot to cover the "this isn't really a fresh start" thing. The article points out that while technically someone totally ignorant of Trek could jump in, for most practical purposes the...
Forum: Science Fiction 09-27-2017, 01:16 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
Source...

Source (http://screenrant.com/star-trek-discovery-technology-too-advanced-cloaking-holodeck/2/)

Playing fast and loose with continuity would allow Discovery to cherry-pick what works while...
Forum: Science Fiction 09-25-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
No spoilers, just reactions. A Trek BBS...

No spoilers, just reactions.

A Trek BBS forum thread discusses the pilot.
(https://www.trekbbs.com/threads/star-trek-discovery-1x01-the-vulcan-hello.290069/page-24)
I realise it has been a...
Forum: Science Fiction 09-22-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
Yeah, the Majora's Mask joke wouldn't work...

Yeah, the Majora's Mask joke wouldn't work because the "end of the world" is happening at night instead of dawn.

However, because I'm easily amused, I'm going to inflict a half hour loop of the...
Forum: Science Fiction 09-21-2017, 02:42 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
Too many snarky comments...must resist... ...

Too many snarky comments...must resist...

Four more days...

I must remember to make a Majora's Mask joke tomorrow. ;)
Forum: Science Fiction 09-20-2017, 11:53 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
I know I said I'd keep out until the premiere,...

I know I said I'd keep out until the premiere, but I'm about to say something positive about Enterprise. Since apparently pigs are flying, whales are dropping from the sky, and I've become my own...
Forum: Science Fiction 09-11-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
It's clear that I need a time out from this...

It's clear that I need a time out from this topic. The premiere is in less than two weeks, I'll see how I feel after the reviews from people not on CBS's payroll turn out.

I'll see you...
Forum: Science Fiction 09-10-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
The answer to "why should I watch Discovery" is...

The answer to "why should I watch Discovery" is apparently...
(http://www.anglenews.com/star-trek-discovery-what-is-it-about-when-is-it-on-and-is-it-worth-watching/)
...it's the first new...
Forum: Science Fiction 09-10-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
You're telling me that uniform colors are...

You're telling me that uniform colors are protected by the "established facts can be ignored for the sake of a good story" clause?
Forum: Science Fiction 09-07-2017, 01:22 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
Eight essential episodes to watch before...

Eight essential episodes to watch before Discovery (http://www.player.one/star-trek-discovery-history-vi-undiscovered-country-119855)

I had so much snark written out that I had to delete. Ugh.
Forum: Science Fiction 09-05-2017, 05:26 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
The classic red/blue/yellow uniform colors may be...

The classic red/blue/yellow uniform colors may be introduced gradually. (https://www.inverse.com/article/36125-star-trek-discovery-uniforms-classic-tos-colors-the-cage)

The uniforms should be...
Forum: Science Fiction 09-03-2017, 11:01 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
Discovery is the solution to today's problems...

Discovery is the solution to today's problems (http://http://www.looper.com/84006/star-trek-discovery-solution-todays-problems/)

Once again I had to delete a lot of snark. I'll just point at the...
Forum: Science Fiction 09-01-2017, 01:39 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
Nine Reasons To Be Worried About Discovery...

Nine Reasons To Be Worried About Discovery (http://whatculture.com/tv/star-trek-discovery-9-reasons-to-be-worried)
Forum: Science Fiction 08-30-2017, 04:03 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
We finally get confirmation that Fuller was fired...

We finally get confirmation that Fuller was fired because he ignored deadlines and budgets in an effort to make a good show. ...
Forum: Science Fiction 08-27-2017, 01:37 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
A comment chain over at redshirtsalwaysdie.com...

A comment chain over at redshirtsalwaysdie.com (https://redshirtsalwaysdie.com/2017/05/19/star-trek-discovery-timeline-continuity-issues/)

(ignore the speculation about the date, this is from...
Forum: Science Fiction 08-21-2017, 11:45 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
Jason Isaacs dares the doubters to watch the...

Jason Isaacs dares the doubters to watch the show. (http://comicbook.com/startrek/2017/08/21/star-trek-discovery-jason-isaacs-controversy/)

He doesn't care to cater to fans because we're going to...
Forum: Science Fiction 08-21-2017, 07:38 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
A roundup of upcoming Discovery merchandise...

A roundup of upcoming Discovery merchandise (https://trekmovie.com/2017/08/21/comprehensive-guide-to-all-the-star-trek-discovery-licensees-and-merchandise/)

The one that confuses me is that the...
Forum: Science Fiction 08-20-2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
What has me worried is that the studio hasn't...

What has me worried is that the studio hasn't come out with a statement yet along the lines of "we're going to reedit and resubmit the pilot to reduce the rating". I wanted to give them a day to do...
Forum: Science Fiction 08-19-2017, 12:56 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
Showrunner Aaron Harberts: ...

Showrunner Aaron Harberts:
(https://redshirtsalwaysdie.com/2017/08/18/star-trek-discovery-lorca/)
ď[W]hatís important to the creative team is the legacy of the show which is passed down from...
Forum: Science Fiction 08-19-2017, 02:38 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
Discovery has been rated TV-MA....

Discovery has been rated TV-MA. (http://ncc-1031.com/news/star-trek-discovery-may-get-unfortunate-tv-ma-rating/)

I'm saving my lecture for a few days to see if the production responds by reediting...
Forum: Science Fiction 08-15-2017, 09:40 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
Each season will have its own plot (i.e. the...

Each season will have its own plot (i.e. the Klingon War won't continue in Season 2). (http://comicbook.com/2017/08/15/star-trek-discovery-season-2-klingon-war/)

Huh? I thought the Klingon clans...
Forum: Science Fiction 08-13-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
Birnbaum isn't Spock's half sister, she's just...

Birnbaum isn't Spock's half sister, she's just his adopted sister.
(http://screenrant.com/star-trek-discovery-sonequa-martin-greens-vulcan-connection-revealed/)
Cue the hecklers in the crowd...
Forum: Science Fiction 08-12-2017, 11:40 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
Someone on Twitter altered a screenshot from TAS...

Someone on Twitter altered a screenshot from TAS to include Sybok and Birnbaum. (https://twitter.com/daytonward/status/896165523314008065/photo/1)

"With each new announcement surrounding Star...
Forum: Science Fiction 08-10-2017, 08:53 PM
Replies: 131
Views: 74,370
Posted By Nate the Great
And I'm back. Sorry, computer problems have...

And I'm back. Sorry, computer problems have prevented me from making detailed posts for awhile (my previous post was via iPad, you'll note the lack of links or anything fancy). Time for another...
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