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No 4 21.05%
I am undecided 1 5.26%
"The color Purple!" 4 21.05%
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Old 03-20-2005, 06:08 AM
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As per the Dark secret thread, how do you feel about Threshold?
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Old 03-20-2005, 08:27 AM
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Hahahaha. Seeing this thread made me laugh. :lol:

Well, I'm sort of neutral about it. It's hilarious in a very ridiculous way, but it's so bad that it's a little hard to sit through.

I'm leaning toward no, though. This episode gives J/Pers too much fuel for their fantasies.
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Old 03-20-2005, 08:52 AM
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While I was tempted to put 'the color purple', I have to say I liked Threshold. It made me laugh, dammit.
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Ummmmmm.........what episode's threshold?
Oh, and i wnet for purple. I like purple :wink:
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My feelings about "Threshold" are much the same as my feelings about "A Night in Sickbay." (Brannon Braga has his name on quite a few like these.) Both episodes had incredibly dumb concepts that should never have seen the light of day, but both were executed really well, with great dialogue and some interesting characterization. That said, I tend to agree with Tim Lynch that "Threshold" is one episode that needs to be considered non-canon for canon's own good. The concept of accelerating to "infinite speed" and actually attaining it makes no sense (especially to a mathematician like me) and opens a can of worms the size of West Springfield.
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I'm pretty much in agreement with everything Zeke said.

RDM, in particular, really elevated Threshold with his performance and, face it, A Night in Sickbay was pretty dern funny, if you've got any appreciation for the absurd.
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I saw Threshold when I was much younger, so the scientific facts of it didn't really bother me at the time, I just remember being grossed out by the J/P sex.
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In the words of Strong Bad, I give it the "Double Deuce".
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In the words of Strong Bad, I give it the "Double Deuce".
:lol: is all that I need to say here.
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What? I didn't think it was that bad. This *is* science fiction here, people. They're running around with telepathic aliens and going through wormholes and you don't think they can reach infinate speed then turn into slugs? Come on. :P
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I voted yes only because there is a book called threshold that i like. in reference to the voyager episode, i would have said 'The colour purple'
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Zeke's right, it makes no sense. But I was young, and I liked it. K? :wink:
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