Starfleet Academy series

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  1. Spaceturkey

    Spaceturkey i can see my house

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    I didn't invite him...

    is there irony that he's ripping on Tilley with Garfield as an av?

    made even more so as it isn't Heathcliff.
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  2. Raoul the Red Shirt

    Raoul the Red Shirt Professional bullseye

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    I want to let you know I get and appreciate the Steve Dahl reference. Bravo!
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    Garfield when his body outgrew his legs.
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  4. The Original Faceman

    The Original Faceman Lasagna Artist

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    Tilly absorbs a lot of sound so, no echo.
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    I have no illusions Tilly won't be a regular but I was thinking after the last couple of episodes that it would be a big missed opportunity if Reno didn't show up from time to time.

    My little wish for this show is that they make this guy a regular

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    Very much the best thing about that episode.
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    And unlike Janeway, Burnham did time for her war crimes :yes:
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    Are you trying to tell me that ST: Orange is the New Black isn't canon?
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  10. 14thDoctor

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  12. 14thDoctor

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    It's amazing what they can do with CGI these days. :bergman:

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  14. Diacanu

    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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    All the movie guest villains who weren't space probes.
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  15. matthunter

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    Man, they made Ted Wolf look thin.
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    Wil Wheaton was arguably a movie star after Stand By Me, Patrick Stewart was in Dune, and Levar Burton was fairly well known for Roots. TNG wasn't exactly a cast of nobodies.


    Regardless, Hunter doesn't seem to have had too many big starting roles in some time, and Giamatti is an established character actor but not really a leading man. I'd rate them about as "well known" as Michelle Yeoh and Jason Isaacs were when Discovery premiered. :clyde:
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  17. Steal Your Face

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    They just don't learn, do they? If you're doing academy series you don't need a villian. Star Trek as a whole does need a villain. Presumably the key things you would want to see in the first season would be someone taking the Kobyashi Maru test. the phsych test, flight simulations or flight tests and probably a discussion about the Prime Directive and Starfleet rules and regulations. That's your drama and tension, a group of cadets who are friends that are at various levels. One doing the command track, one doing a medical track, one doing engineering, one doing science just like Lower Decks. You have them rivaling with each other, throw in some tough professors and there you go. No need for a villain. Adversaries, yes, but no villain that's probably going to suck anyway.
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  18. Steal Your Face

    Steal Your Face Anti-Federalist

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    I knew Levar Burton from Reading Rainbow.
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    Diacanu Comicmike. Writer

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    A conservative that doesn't think a professor can be a villain.
    Be still, my beating heart.
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  20. Steal Your Face

    Steal Your Face Anti-Federalist

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    I'm not a conservative and of course a professor can be a villain, but it's dumb. It tells me that they aren't putting much thought into this show, just as they did with Discovery.
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    Your idea is literally "every high school drama series ever, including anxiety about the big exam, but in SPAAAACCEEEE!!!" and you think the DSC writers lack imagination... :waiting:
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    I forget about LeVar. Good point.
    I guess I just get nervous about these big casting announcements, because to me it elevates the actors over the story.
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