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Re: The Orville

Post by JaceRidley » Mon Feb 11, 2019 3:10 pm

Gazomg wrote:
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JM1776 wrote:
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it's that much a pastiche of The Next Generation.
Up to date with this season now and the last episode where the doc falls in love with the android was like a rehash of so many tng episodes.

or the android human relationship
Sums up my entire problem with the show.

It's a fine show.

But I've seen it before.

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Re: The Orville

Post by JM1776 » Mon Feb 11, 2019 4:01 pm

Well, as Terence wrote, 2,000-odd years ago, "Nothing has been said that has not been said before."

It's not entirely factual ... but it has an air of truth to it.
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Re: The Orville

Post by captainuniverse » Sat Feb 23, 2019 12:49 am

I was watching the latest Orville episode last night and I must confess, I get like the Kaylons were like the Borg or the Replicators from Stargate: SG-1. In some ways, I felt like I was watching ‘Best of Both Worlds’ again.

What do you guys think?
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Re: The Orville

Post by Gazomg » Sat Feb 23, 2019 11:27 am

enjoyed it a lot.

However had I known it was going to be a 2 parter before watching I would have waited and watched both episodes back to back
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Re: The Orville

Post by JM1776 » Sat Feb 23, 2019 5:33 pm

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I thought Isaac's motives apparent from the first scene in which it appeared. I'm fairly certain many of the most discerning viewers did, too. (In a way, Isaac is more believable than Data, who never seemed devoid of emotion.) Did Mercer and the Union think it was beginning its reports with, "Dear Diary" ... ?
Oddly enough, moments from the music in that episode's final scene reminded of the original Lost in Space.

I care about these people more than I do the crew of Discovery, and it's not even close.

On the other hand, if I never saw another episode of either series, I'd feel no great loss.
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Re: The Orville

Post by amehatrekkie » Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:52 pm

I consider Orville closer to trek than disc
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Re: The Orville

Post by sirus » Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:22 am

amehatrekkie wrote:
Mon Apr 01, 2019 8:52 pm
I consider Orville closer to trek than disc
I think a lot of people do. Orville is closer in tone and pacing to what is now commonly called "Nostalgia Trek" and seems to be made by the same people who made said trek. Discovery has an almost completely brand new team of writers and people behind the scenes with only a few notable exceptions. he new "Picard show" appears to already have the same problem.
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