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burningdoom

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« Reply #285 on: May 05, 2022, 11:09:23 am »
Star Trek day, today!

We get both Star Trek: Picard's season finale today, and the premiere of the all-new Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, which tells the adventures of the original Enterprise before Kirk became captain.

I'm pretty excited.

Cartagia

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« Reply #286 on: May 05, 2022, 03:21:06 pm »
Star Trek day, today!

We get both Star Trek: Picard's season finale today, and the premiere of the all-new Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, which tells the adventures of the original Enterprise before Kirk became captain.

I'm pretty excited.

What did you think of the rest of Picard season 2?  I think it still managed to put together a pretty solid story all around, even though it could have stood to have either A) jumped timelines one more time or B) have been 2-3 episodes shorter.



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burningdoom

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« Reply #287 on: May 05, 2022, 03:49:56 pm »
Star Trek day, today!

We get both Star Trek: Picard's season finale today, and the premiere of the all-new Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, which tells the adventures of the original Enterprise before Kirk became captain.

I'm pretty excited.

What did you think of the rest of Picard season 2?  I think it still managed to put together a pretty solid story all around, even though it could have stood to have either A) jumped timelines one more time or B) have been 2-3 episodes shorter.

I still have yet to watch the finale. But so far I feel that it was amazing for the first 3 episodes, then kind of fell into a bit of a slump (though still enjoyable).

burningdoom

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« Reply #288 on: May 06, 2022, 11:05:16 am »
Yeah, the Star Trek Picard finale was kind of meh, too. And I have questions:

1. How does an immortal, omnipotent being die? It would be nice if they explained that.

2. If The Borg were already on Earth in 2024, then why were they clueless about Earth and The Federation in Q Squared?

But how about that Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, huh? That felt like they were getting back to the feel of what Star Trek used to be. Good stuff.


Cartagia

Re: What TV/Netflix show are you currently watching? (Megathread)
« Reply #289 on: May 06, 2022, 11:33:28 am »
Yeah, the Star Trek Picard finale was kind of meh, too. And I have questions:

1. How does an immortal, omnipotent being die? It would be nice if they explained that.

I do wish they went more into depth with Q in general.  I think it is furthering the "evolution" of the Q that started in Voyager, but they didn't really link it well enough.

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2. If The Borg were already on Earth in 2024, then why were they clueless about Earth and The Federation in Q Squared?

My understanding is that the "Borgati" were a different faction and not related to the main collective.  They went around legitimately saving the "lost" of the universe.



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Cartagia

Re: What TV/Netflix show are you currently watching? (Megathread)
« Reply #291 on: May 10, 2022, 08:03:30 pm »
Third season of Mr. Mercedes is better than the second, but struggles with two separate storylines - one from the books (pretty great) and one that isn't in the books at all (really bad).

Finally got to start a rewatch of Barry since the new season started.  Season one is even better than I remembered. And I loved season one.
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Re: What TV/Netflix show are you currently watching? (Megathread)
« Reply #292 on: May 15, 2022, 06:13:02 am »
Raised by Wolves Season 2 - I liked the first season more, felt more dire, more intense to me, though the second season expanded on more of the mystery of the planet, which is interesting enough.  Don't know if I'll continue on with I assume an eventual third season.

Peaky Blinders Season 1 - Random watch, but it's a good one, solid early 1900's based crime drama, Cillian Murphy is great in the lead.  I also started into season 2, which started off a little wonky, because they killed off a prominent character from the first season off screen and there was a two year time jump, sorta felt like something was missing at first and the story kinda bounces alot so it almost feels directionless, but there is a coherent story here.  It's still good, but I wonder if this show had some big rewrites or something for the second season that made it abit jarring.

Cartagia

Re: What TV/Netflix show are you currently watching? (Megathread)
« Reply #293 on: May 17, 2022, 08:59:52 am »
Season 2 of Barry is just as good as, if not better than, the first.  So glad the new season is finally here, after almost 3 years.



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