posted on Oct, 16 2011 @ 12:51 PM
I been dropping truthbombs on ATS today in honor of Leonard Enilson! Wait, what's his name again?
Also, what is the episode where Picard and Co. find a comet, which makes Data act all ritually-retro and goofy? Spirits channeled onto the boat from
a nearby comet? That's a great episode of that show. Why did they kill Star Trek?
Damn you Paramount! You did well enough with the Titanic marketing to pay for a great Star Trek series. That whole "Enterprise" arc was forgettable,
you could have stuck to the basic and simple G. Rod script but no, you have to write the show out of existence. Dunbasses.
Anyway that comet episode is interesting because the only way to save the boat, is when Picard and Co. figure out they have to go retro, and act like
olden-tymes, and describe a simple ritual (where Picard plays one of the roles, using a mask) in order to live forward (to dis-able the comet's doom).
So that comet, is designed to iterate itself unless it is appropriately communicated with, at which time it relents and reveals its secret knowledge.
That episode could be called the "Comet as test" modality.
Star Trek was a great thing while the visionaries had it but now that the writers have killed it, I wonder if there is any hope for this next season
of TV. But since I've killed my cable years ago, I guess the death of Star Trek timed nicely with the rise of the Internet. From a timeline
perspective, Kirk and Spock can only come after the world is destroyed. But we have over 100 years before that is scheduled so we do have time to
analyze the episodes, especially the good ones like that one episode.
edit on 16-10-2011 by smallpeeps because: diction and terms and