Star Trek discovery

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  1. skybluejelly

    skybluejelly Well-Known Member

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    Starts tomorrow on Netflix .. I know a few on here don't like sci-fi but personally really looking forward to it ..it is set before the original Star Trek and the trailers look great
     
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    Will give ot a whirl, but haven't liked any of the TV incarnations since 'Next Generation.'
     
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    Wasn't Enterprise before the original series?
     
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    That started off well but as usual the Yanks tried to stretch it out over as many series as possible and rather lost its way.
    It lost viewers gradually over the 5 years it ran. I think the natural life of things like this is about 3 series, then you should have a bit finale and fire up a new series with a different cast.
     
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    I will certainly take a look. I was hoping they would do a next next gen series rather than go backwards
     
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    The pilot movie for the series flopped spectacularly on American TV last night:

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  7. SkyBlueScottie

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    No. thats a decent opening, only beaten by the NFL.
     
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    Daft time to put it on during football season!
     
  9. Otis

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    I started to watch, but then fell asleep.
     
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    It was strictly a one-off, timed to follow a massively hyped Oprah Winfrey special edition of 60 Minutes. Future episodes will only be available online.
     
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    Watched the first 2 episodes really enjoyed it obviously building for the weeks ahead .. But pretty good start
     
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    I just watched it again, this time not asleep, and it was better.
     
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    I fell asleep watching it but it seemed really stretched out. Not sure I'll bother watching it again to see what I missed.
     
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    enjoyed the first episode
     
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    American television cleverly only showed the first part of the pilot movie as there was nothing about the second part that would make anybody want to take out a subscription to watch the remainder of the series.
     
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    Still not watched them yet!
     
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    They're well worth watching as they form a self-contained story. Whether the rest of the series will be remains to be seen.
     
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    Just watched the third epsisode. I have to say I enjoyed it. Quite promising so far.
     
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    Thought it was a bit "Meh" myself? Haven't given up on it yet though. By the fifth episode I usually know whether I'm going to stick with a new series or not.
     
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    Another Sci-fi has started on Fox as well. Great Star Trek spoof.

     
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    Watched the third episode, way better. They could have condensed those first two episodes down to an opening narration and it would have been a much better start.
     
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    Agree.
     
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    watched the first three, it is okay. Will be interested to see how far they veer from the Klingon history that was in the other series and I am sure trekkies are ripping it apart already. A decent watch so far.
     

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