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marko
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Getting a bit weary of the body count thus far.

10/10/2017 7:05:43 PM

marko
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Also, is it just me, or does it feel like they want Captain Lorca to be "Space Don Draper."

10/12/2017 12:07:28 PM

BiggzsIII
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Enjoying it. I like the feel. The Tardigan-mushroom thingy was weird. I am enjoying the show alot, but there is no way I would pay for cbs online access just for that. That was an absolute dumb decision.

I agree the change of the klingon is aggravating, but I can deal with it.


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10/25/2017 5:44:08 PM

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as each episode is aired it feels a lot more like star trek. i think they did this intentionally.

[Edited on November 10, 2017 at 12:38 AM. Reason : feels... i missed the "s"]

11/10/2017 12:37:24 AM

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agreed

11/10/2017 12:54:39 PM

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It does, but it clashes with the tone. Like for the Mudd episode, dude now knows the secret of Discovery and has shown no issue killing the crew, what do they do at the and? Laugh it off TOS style and give him back to his wife.

Also, Saru can run 80 km/h, super strong, and intelligent...what in the hell is he a prey species for?

11/10/2017 1:00:18 PM

marko
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After watching the last episode, got me thinking. If they somehow warped into the future and couldn't get back til after the TNG timelines and just went from there, it might be kinda cool.

That said, I do really like this show.

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"Also, Saru can run 80 km/h, super strong, and intelligent...what in the hell is he a prey species for?"


I guess the species hunting his kind were pretty hardcore. Also pack hunters don't have to be as strong as the prey, just persistent.

11/16/2017 4:01:38 PM

justinh524
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Clearly he's prey for the Predator.

11/16/2017 4:14:26 PM

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Maybe they evolved in the delta quadrant and were hunted by the hirogen?

11/28/2017 7:48:18 AM

moron
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Woah

1/21/2018 8:58:14 PM

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Yea, big reveal this week! Didn't see that one coming.

[Edited on January 24, 2018 at 5:29 AM. Reason : ]

1/24/2018 5:29:12 AM

moron
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This episode erased my skepticism from earlier on the season

I think if you stick with the show until this episode you’ll accept it as Trek

1/28/2018 9:48:26 PM

moron
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Spore drive concept is the absolute worst technological concept in the entire trek universe including the tuvok neelix hybrid

2/5/2018 8:21:38 PM

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Agreed. Not a huge fan of that.

2/6/2018 8:52:25 PM

DonMega
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bump.

finally getting around to watching this. Just watched the first two episodes. It feels good to watch new trek again! 2 episodes in and we only get introduced to 5 main characters (the captain, michael, the science officer, the main klingon, and the houseless klingon), and 2 are dead. I don't even know the name of the science officer or houseless klingon. Looking forward to seeing more, but I like the depth they are building in Michael's character.

Avoiding the bottom of page 1 and page 2 to avoid spoilers. I'll check back in a couple weeks once I catch up.

And not that anyone cares, but I finally got around to watching this because I was tired of having to skip ahead on the Random Trek podcast to prevent spoilers for Discovery.

9/16/2018 10:48:27 PM

moron
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^ the first half of season one is weird, but stick with it, it's worth it for the rest

9/17/2018 12:19:14 AM

moron
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I wish they would dial down the dramatic action sequences a bit, but a solid tstart overall.

1/18/2019 10:49:28 PM

dtownral
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It's no orville, but this episode was better than last season. The awkward girl needs to go.

1/19/2019 6:25:15 AM

justinh524
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Personally i love the mushroom drive.

1/19/2019 10:15:32 AM

marko
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Looking forward to this season. Wished they had switched to the uniforms Pike was wearing instead of vice versa tho.

Also the "Calypso" short was pretty neat.

1/22/2019 2:14:07 PM

marko
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Most recent episode about the church felt like classic Star Trek.

1/26/2019 6:49:03 PM

dtownral
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The awkward redhead needs to go

1/29/2019 6:20:41 PM

dtownral
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^

2/5/2019 7:42:31 PM

moron
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Spore drive still dumb but that was a good episode.

2/8/2019 12:29:56 AM

moron
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Special effects in this show are phenomenal.

Almost makes the stupid spore network stuff tolerable

2/15/2019 10:13:01 PM

justinh524
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SHROOM DRIVE RULEZ

2/15/2019 10:43:07 PM

marko
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Spoiler!




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SO glad they brought “Dr. Rickie” back. Against my earlier fears that they were killing too many characters off too soon, the way that some have been brought back has been totally purposeful and meaningful. Michelle Yeoh has been a total BOSS in her characters. I love her, but am TOTALLY scared to trust the Emperor at this point. I feel like she’s still waiting to either get back to the mirrorverse or conquer the current Federation through the black ops program (which I know can’t happen unless they decide to split to a third TOS main timeline (which I doubt at this point.)

The MacGuffin of Spock is a bit of a borish stringer at times, but having Pike as the captain has been amazing. It doesn’t feel forced, and the OG #1 showing up was nice.

2/17/2019 5:09:37 PM

moron
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^ agree with all of that.

I'm looking forward to the next episode too. If you haven't seen the Trek webisode about the ear-tentacle alien's past, it covers some relevant backstory.

2/18/2019 12:36:55 AM

dtownral
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i hope the ear tentacle guy stops being such a twat now

2/18/2019 8:15:41 AM

marko
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Man this show has caught stride. I love Pike so much.

3/3/2019 10:56:22 AM

moron
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^
Agreed. This season has been excellent.

3/29/2019 8:57:00 PM

moron
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JUst realized they added in warp core hum to the background

4/5/2019 5:15:18 PM

marko
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This most recent episode punched me in the gut.

4/9/2019 1:27:21 PM

dtownral
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the time crystal stuff is dumb, but this season is so much better than last season

4/9/2019 2:21:15 PM

dtownral
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The red haired chick ruins any scene she's in

4/12/2019 4:11:17 PM

marko
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S2ep14 is easily in the best top 5 Star Trek things ever committed to film.

4/25/2019 10:58:46 PM

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