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Episode 303, “They’re made of bacon”

| August 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

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http://memory-alpha.wikia.com/wiki/Star_Trek:_The_Animated_Series

Shortly before Fontana’s report, NBC had replaced its old Nielsen rating system with a new and updated one. When they ran the original figures through their new system they found out much to their surprise that it had not only reached full penetration into their most coveted target audience, the male population between 18 and 45, but also that the series had been one of the most successful series the network had ever aired. The sickening realization hit upon the dismayed network executives that they had slaughtered the proverbial goose that laid the golden eggs, something that every fan at the time could have told them.

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Episode 302, “Kurzodo”

| August 8, 2017 | 0 Comments

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People on twitter should stop being awful and nasty to the DSC team. Nobody deserves hatred.

“There will be technobabble”.

The whole “No God” thing was a misunderstanding. It’s allowed.

Commercial!

https://twitter.com/startrekcbs/status/894641168230694914

James Cawley has a new Fan Film Academy

http://trekmovie.com/2017/08/07/les-moonves-tells-cbs-investors-first-six-episodes-of-star-trek-discovery-are-terrific/

Kol has a Starfleet emblem. @isolinearchick noticed.

TNG cast reunion (without Frakes)

VOY cast reunion

DSC panels

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Episode 301, “It’s like writing checks”

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

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New EW article.

http://trekcore.com/blog/2017/07/new-ew-issue-details-bryan-fullers-discovery-departure/

http://trekmovie.com/2017/07/27/more-details-on-the-war-with-the-klingons-in-star-trek-discovery/

Trek rehash: A disturbing trend.

http://www.geekexchange.com/news/breaking-nicholas-meyer-working-on-khan-limited-series/

There will be tribbles on Discovery.

Star Trek Continues: What Ships Are For

Still can’t find EW issues on the newsstand.

You can buy them on EW’s site.

Is TOS “boring”?

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Episode 300, “The Lorca Maneuver”

| July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

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So much Discovery news.

https://www.amctheatres.com/movies/star-trek-ii-the-wrath-of-khan-35th-anniversary-54342

New Discovery trailer is up.

Still no shot of the DSC bridge 😀

USS Europa

Different Klingons?

Klingon Death Scream (from TNG)

Possible TOS-type uniform

Shots of Mudd

“Challenge your preconceptions or they will challenge you” (from ENT – Tucker’s Vulcan teacher)

Blue phasers! 😀

Michael’s parents died so Sarek/Amanda adopted her.

“We’re creating a new way to fly”. Better warp drive?

New badges

Composer Jeff Russo. No goofy theme song??

Season 2 coming?

tvguide.com/news/star-trek…

Doug Jones (Saru) has to walk funny because of the “hooves” his character has.

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Episode 299, “Here’s to you, Mr. Weekly Rotating Chief Engineer”

| July 18, 2017 | 0 Comments

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In Manitoba Canada, the Personalized license plate: ASIMIL8 license plate revoked as offensive to native people. Lic plate frame says “WE ARE THE BORG. RESISTANCE IS FUTILE.” The Justice Center for Constitutional Freedoms is advocating for owner to get plate back.

http://www.cbs.com/shows/star-trek-discovery/news/1007366/star-trek-discovery-sets-course-for-comic-con-2017/

Also communicator & phaser close-up videos. See @startrekcbs

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Episode 298, “You’ve got the gold ring”

| July 11, 2017 | 0 Comments

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DSC on the Space channel in Canada. Space.ca

Kirk Thatcher in Spider-Man Homecoming

The Truth is in the Stars (2017) with William Shatner – Netflix – Star Trek’s influence on humanity.

https://www.cnet.com/videos/star-trek-discovery-producer-alex-kurtzman-promises-unique-story/

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Episode 297, “Model-T Borg”

| July 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Special guest Cara (@Xandara) fills in for Darrell!

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Discovery says lots of Klingons and Game of Thrones-type deaths.

Don’t get too close to the characters.

Follows the GoT/WTD model, but is this good?

I say, let’ discuss!

Kate Mulgrew at DCC

https://youtu.be/rje9u4CRURk

“There’s very little of that 7 years that I didn’t love… except the technobabble.”

https://twitter.com/ClareKramer/status/881244860782493697

Aron Eisenberg on Twitter

How to break up: Star Trek style

I’m sorry, but the easiest way is to ask her to chew your food for you. Trust me. 😉

https://twitter.com/ShimermanArmin/status/880466012428054528

Armin Shimerman on Twitter

Been absent for awhile.But I do have a proud announcement. I am the newest Shakespeare professor at the University of Southern Calif (USC) !

https://twitter.com/ShimermanArmin/status/880466012428054528

Ten Forward:

Chris on Twitter: What is the longest period of time that went by without u watching any Star Trek?

Star Trek in pop culture:

Simpsons

Last week in Trek

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Episode 296, “Whatever century it is”

| June 27, 2017 | 0 Comments

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TNG Rule “Roddenberry’s Box”. No personal conflict in the 24th century. Hated by writers is thrown out.

DSC uniform diagram is out. What do we think? http://trekmovie.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/TrekMovie_DSC_Uniform_Breakdown_21_6_17_777-article.jpg

DSC Photo of transporter room is out. What do we think? http://trekmovie.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/dscew-transporter.jpg

Producers of Discovery on the look of the show.

Frakes to direct during season one.

Pogo made his Picard/Data video private for some reason.

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Episode 295, “It’s a 3-watt life form”

| June 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

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DSC premier Sunday, Sept. 24 at 8:30 p.m. ET (Time approximate after NFL football). First 8 episodes will come out thru Nov 5, then in Jan, we get the other 7.

We have not yet seen the Discovery bridge. The trailer was the Shenzhou.

John DeLancie will guest star in Ep 9 of STC.

STC Ep 9, 10, 11 are filmed and in post production. That’s all there is.

Ten Forward:

Chris on Twitter: Worst case scenario: what is the one thing that they can do in Discovery that will make u stop watching it?

Star Trek in pop culture:

Another one From The Sarah Jane Adventures “The Empty Planet” (recommended by M’Ress)

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Last week in Trek

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Episode 294, “Admiral Mustang”

| June 13, 2017 | 0 Comments

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Star Trek: Operation Enterprise is now open at Movie Park Germany. Federation Plaza is a 1 sq km area also containing a holodeck, 2 transporter rooms & an Ent D bridge.

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