Trek 50: Part 16 – Strange New Worlds

18r8i1z94pyk1jpg“You know, your father was captain of a starship for twelve minutes. He saved eight hundred lives, including your mother’s and yours. I dare you to do better.”
-Pike (Star Trek)

“You don’t respect the chair. You know why? Because you’re not ready for it.”
-Pike (Star Trek Into Darkness)

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Trek 50: Part 15 – Enterprise


“On this site, a powerful engine will be built. An engine that will someday help us travel a hundred times faster than we can today. Imagine it–thousands of inhabited planets at our fingertips. And we’ll be able to explore those strange new worlds, and seek out new life and new civilizations. This engine will let us go boldly where no man has gone before.”
-Zephram Cochrane (“Broken Bow”)

Alright, all you who just groaned audibly can leave. *points to door*


Mirror Hoshi will have none of your negativity

I think Enterprise deserves a whole host of second chances. I still haven’t figured out if it failed because of the fans or the studio, because a decade after its cancellation, I keep running into a a great many folks who admit that they actually really liked it. And re-watching it now, it feels just as good as Voyager, and season three and four have some stuff that’s up there with the best of TNG and DS9. So what really happened? Hopefully, I’ll be able to piece that together this week.

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Trek 50: Part 13 – Voyager

st-voyager“I think it’s safe to say no one on this crew has been more obsessed with getting home than I have. But when I think about everything we’ve been through together, maybe it’s not the destination that matters. Maybe it’s the journey, and if that journey takes a little longer, so we can do something we all believe in, I can’t think of any place I’d rather be, or any people I’d rather be with.”
-Harry Kim (“Endgame”)

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Trek 50: Part 12 – Deep Space Nine

ds9title“It is the unknown that defines our existence. We are constantly searching, not just for answers to our questions, but for new questions. We are explorers. We explore our lives, day by day, and we explore the galaxy, trying to expand the boundaries of our knowledge. And that is why I am here. Not to conquer you with weapons or with ideas, but to coexist and learn.”
-Benjamin Sisko (“Emissary”)

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