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Star Trek buffs

Discussion in 'Off Topic [BG]' started by mattsk42, Mar 26, 2009.


  1. Hello. We are trying to get through as much of the Star Trek series as we can before the movie. What episodes do we really have to watch out of each season?

    http://trekguide.com/tos1.htm

    A list of them would be great. We've watched 1-8 from season 1. That's it.
     
  2. Here are some of my favorites:

    Errand of Mercy
    The Galilleo Seven
    The Ultimate Computer
    Turnabout Intruder
    A Taste of Armageddon
     
  3. BassyBill

    BassyBill The smooth moderator... Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 12, 2005
    West Midlands UK
    The Menagerie Parts 1 &2

    Trouble with Tribbles in season 2.
     
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  4. +1 to those above.

    Mirror, Mirror - The episode that inspired the band name "Spock's Beard." :)
    City on the Edge of Forever - McCoy goes nuts, and Joan Collins was pretty hot when she was young.
    Amok Time - Spock experiences rutting... How can it not be a classic?
    All Our Yesterdays - Not because it's a good episode (I actually don't like it that much), but because it's the one with Atoz. ;)
    The Trouble with Tribbles - Kirk and Spock do comedy. Everyone needs to see this one at least once.
    Space Seed - KHAN!
    The Gamesters of Triskelion - 40 quatloos on the newcomer, and Angelique Pettyjohn in a skimpy costume.
     
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  5. Tribbles. Those things are freaking cool.
     
  6. MakiSupaStar

    MakiSupaStar The Lowdown Diggler

    Apr 12, 2006
    Huntington Beach, CA
    ALL OF THEM. So many hot chicks. James T. Kirk is the man.
     
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  7. Relic

    Relic Cow are you?

    Sep 12, 2006
    Robbinsville, NJ
    especially the green ones! Kirk was going green long before anyone else.
     
  8. hover

    hover

    Oct 4, 2008
    Massachusetts
    Yeah, but oddly one of the few times I'd not care whether the carpet matched the drapes...

    baby, is that salad?
     
  9. Bruce Lindfield

    Bruce Lindfield Unprofessional TalkBass Contributor Gold Supporting Member In Memoriam

    But Patrick Stewart is a better actor!! :p
     
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  10. Relic

    Relic Cow are you?

    Sep 12, 2006
    Robbinsville, NJ
    Fully agree, but Shatner just had more charisma IMO
     
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  11. hover

    hover

    Oct 4, 2008
    Massachusetts
    True. Tho this may be sacriledge, for sheer entertainment, I prefer the Next Generation shows better. But for pure detatchment and quality campiness, the OS cannot be beat.
     
  12. There is no sacrilege in better acting.

    I, too, prefer Next Gen.
     
  13. MakiSupaStar

    MakiSupaStar The Lowdown Diggler

    Apr 12, 2006
    Huntington Beach, CA
    Shatner had the swagger you'd expect from a swashbuckling intergalactic space captain.
     
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  14. Just like Zapp Brannigan!

    zapp.
     
  15. middy

    middy

    Mar 14, 2007
    Texas
    TNG is awful.

    TOS is mo' better.

    You know I'm right.
     
  16. WRBass

    WRBass

    Dec 10, 2006
    Houston, Tx.
    Episode Title: "THE DOOMSDAY MACHINE"
    Production Number: 35
    Original Air Date: 10-20-67

    The ending has me at the edge of my seat every time I watch it. And, that's probably been 50 times!

    The visual effects were horrible. But the acting was so good you don't need effects. That's the big difference between Sci-Fi in the 60s when compared to today.

    gw010-matt_decker.
     
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  17. crayzee

    crayzee

    Feb 12, 2009
    Mississauga, ON
    Gotta watch "Shore Leave". Some classic Trek there. And +1,000 for "Amok Time".
     
  18. I can't decide between the original and TNG. It depends on what mood I'm in. Both series have some weak episodes.
     
  19. disenchant

    disenchant You can't plagiarize yourself.

    Aug 9, 2006
    Elgin, IL
    I'm a TNG fan. But in order to be a good Trekkie, you just have to watch them all!

    (I hate DS9, but Voyager was OK.)
     
  20. crayzee

    crayzee

    Feb 12, 2009
    Mississauga, ON
    Actually, a buddy of mine does a weekly screening of TNG episodes at his place. Myself, his B-I-L, my sister and him usually watch 2 episodes every Wednesday. Anytime Worf looks annoyed, take a drink. Anytime Riker puts his foot up on Data's console, take a drink. Anytime Picard says "engage", take a drink, etc...
     

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