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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by dbcooper » 09 Oct 2017, 01:40

15 minutes of today's episode is enough for me. The writing is so fucking bad.
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by the innominate one » 09 Oct 2017, 02:02

Good news. The security officer is dead.
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by the innominate one » 09 Oct 2017, 02:04

The Klingon political drama is more interesting than Starfleet.
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by dbcooper » 09 Oct 2017, 06:33

the innominate one wrote:
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Good news. The security officer is dead.
A legitimately terrible character. Bad actress too (see BSG). I guess she was supposed to be the eye candy?

Ebert would've left the theatre over the contrived stupidity of her actions leading to her death. Very bad writing.
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by Warren » 09 Oct 2017, 09:23

Feeling real good about my decision to wait a couple seasons before watching this.
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by dbcooper » 16 Oct 2017, 22:49

This show is so fucking boring. 10 more episodes of the space monster and the spore drive. Completely uninteresting.
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by lunchstealer » 16 Oct 2017, 23:06

They're done with the inspirational tardigrade.

But holy shit this isn't Star Trek. That's not [colloid of water fine-grained sediments and organic materials-d] those aren't Klingons, this isn't Starfleet, Trek shows don't drop f-bombs (NTTAWWT, but it's not Trek)...

It could end up being a good show, but not a good Trek show.
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by Sandy » 17 Oct 2017, 01:59

The Orville keeps churning out good, albeit derivative in premise, Trek episodes.

This time they did a nice take on Balance of Terror.
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by Jennifer » 17 Oct 2017, 04:43

Yeah,that latest SD episode was really boring. I won't say I completely stopped watching after a few minutes -- I did at least leave the TV on -- but I started playing a game on my computer and paid little attention to the show after that. Some guy ends up in Klingon torture prison, I guess? Presumably one of the Starfleet people, but I didn't pay close attention to exactly who.

Of all the arcs to introduce, they use spore drive? Which we already know isn't going to work out, because Kirk, Picard and Sisko never had any such thing and this show is a fucking prequel.
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by dbcooper » 17 Oct 2017, 05:24

Jennifer wrote:
17 Oct 2017, 04:43
Yeah,that latest SD episode was really boring. I won't say I completely stopped watching after a few minutes -- I did at least leave the TV on -- but I started playing a game on my computer and paid little attention to the show after that. Some guy ends up in Klingon torture prison, I guess? Presumably one of the Starfleet people, but I didn't pay close attention to exactly who.

Of all the arcs to introduce, they use spore drive? Which we already know isn't going to work out, because Kirk, Picard and Sisko never had any such thing and this show is a fucking prequel.
LOL, that's what I did after a few minutes. Spider Solataire and a cup of tea.

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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by dbcooper » 18 Oct 2017, 07:36

This show was remarkably better when the awful main character was off-screen. Llorca, and random starfleet guy, were so much more natural.
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by lunchstealer » 20 Oct 2017, 19:19

Sandy wrote:
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If they'd just amputated her leg it would've been funnier.
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by the innominate one » 24 Oct 2017, 21:48

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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by the innominate one » 26 Oct 2017, 21:13

Show update: still dumb, getting dumber.
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by dbcooper » 26 Oct 2017, 21:16

the innominate one wrote:
26 Oct 2017, 21:13
Show update: still dumb, getting dumber.
Llorca and the new guy, Ash, are pretty much all it's got going for it now.

It's weird how they spent so much money on sets, costumes, makeup, and effects, but don't explore the ship or characters at all. The bridge crew are completely anonymous. Have they ever been to engineering?
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by the innominate one » 26 Oct 2017, 21:24

I thought engineering was where they had the megatardigrade.
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by the innominate one » 26 Oct 2017, 21:26

But yes, they're not exploring the ship and only a few characters, and those are being explored poorly.
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

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the innominate one wrote:
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I thought engineering was where they had the megatardigrade.
Science lab.

Where's the warp drive and the guys who cannae give it any more, captain?
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by dbcooper » 02 Nov 2017, 04:53

How did I miss that Brannon Braga was a producer on Orville.
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by Sandy » 02 Nov 2017, 19:14

Wow. It’s remarkably not shit for it.
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by the innominate one » 05 Nov 2017, 21:35

ST:D continues to be dumb, but on the plus side, next week is the fall finale so maybe it will be cancelled.
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by Sandy » 05 Nov 2017, 23:46

The Orville has been picked up for season 2.
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by the innominate one » 06 Nov 2017, 02:56

I saw that. I won't be watching that either.
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Re: Bryan Fuller is not the Star Trek showrunner

Post by dbcooper » 06 Nov 2017, 03:43

A bloody Avatar planet.
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