Star Trek is back...

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  1. cmartinez

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    I'm sorry to say my prediction is that it will not fly. They're trying to drive traffic to their online service, which so far is not making people too happy. They may accomplish a little of that, but I think it will come at the expense of the show's success. I'm skeptical it would catch on even if they ran it on the network proper, let alone hiding it away on a service few people use.
     
  3. GopherT

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    Star Trek, Full House, who says an re-hash of a long-ago cancelled show won't make it on a digital streaming service? Netflix claims Full House is a big hit - even without the Olson Twins. Star Trek/Full House - same thing, right?
     
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    Just because Netflix is doing well doesn't mean others will..

    I wonder if the conversation at CBS was "Hey how could we draw a large group of subscribers to our online service?....... oh easy.. Star trek nerds for the win!!! "
     
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    I'm a big Star Trek fan also...llap..... :-]

    I think the she fits the role...but, on the other hand, I didn't like the Voyager series.

    Anyway...I'll be watching...
     
  6. wayneh

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    It will come down to the writing. Compelling stories and characters is a big part of what makes people tune in. I guess I'm skeptical it will have the sort of "morality play" stories, spiced up with some interesting sci-fi what-if?s that made the original such a staple. We'll see.
     
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    Sorry, I forgot the notation to indicate my sarcasm / eye rolling / suspicious / cynicism.

    That is what I was implying.
     
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    voyager was along the same veins as tng, nothing wrong with a female capitan :)
     
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    Star Trek will be back (for me) when I see it on my TV.
    (I don't have the ability to watch video on my computer from my easy chair.)
     
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    Time to move the easy chair. Or, if your TV has a USB drive, time to buy a $35 Google Chrome Cast wifi receiver for your TV. The latest model of chromecast is perfect for Star Trek. The model number is NC2-6A5, just like the Starship Enterprise.
     
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    More likely I would move the easy chair. My TV doesn't have USB connectors, it has a CRT.:D
     
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    What????

    We have a spy in our midst!

    Star Trek's Enterprise is NCC-1701 A, B, C or D... and I didn't have to look it up!
     
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    So He's not Dead Jim?....
    Max.
     
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    The cool kids say "NC-squared" (NC2) instead of "NCC".

    The really cool kids know that 6A5 = 1701.

    SPY?... maybe!
     
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    I suspect Adm. Zumwalt would crap his pants if he were still alive to see that 'Mickey Mouse' ship with his name on it.
     
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    And when Kirk is SOPA ... will there be "Z-grams"?
     
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