Will you watch Star Trek Discovery on CBS All Access? (1 Viewer)

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I finally was able to sit down and see the new episode.

Damn, this show may end up being better than TNG at some point. This is GOOOOOOOOD! The call back to the original pilot was phenominal. It's also a grim reminder to Pike's fate in the next few years...... or will that happen at the end of this season?
Pike's fate is years down the road, it won't be at the end of the season. I don't believe he's injured until after command of the Enterprise is passed to Kirk.
 
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OK, so now we know the real nature of Sec 31, now its pretty obvious why it is what is 100 years later.

I'm in agreement with what i heard on another site, I'm not interested in a Capt. Georgio Sec 31 series, I want a Captain Pike of the Enterprise series. IMO, Pike has saved Discovery and getting rid of him at the end of the season would be horrible move. I rather keep Captain Pike around instead of a Picard series.
 

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One theory I like.....WARNING READING AHEAD.... was that the AI is actually the Borg technology from First Contact, and Enterprise that was taken by section 31 and integrated into creating Control. Since the Borg's primary goal is to learn everything through assimilation, this Data Sphere serves as something that would circumvent the need to go through the process of assimilation. Thus no need for sentient life, which is the only threat to the Borg/AI.
 

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One theory I like.....WARNING READING AHEAD.... was that the AI is actually the Borg technology from First Contact, and Enterprise that was taken by section 31 and integrated into creating Control. Since the Borg's primary goal is to learn everything through assimilation, this Data Sphere serves as something that would circumvent the need to go through the process of assimilation. Thus no need for sentient life, which is the only threat to the Borg/AI.

I've heard this theory a couple of times now, and the main reason it doesn't hold water with me is because the borg have always had the agenda of assimilating life forms, not destroying them.

I admit, the nano bites did seem a bit borg-ish, but the borg were also hive minded, not AI based. Wouldn't be the first time Discovery writers got things wrong, but i give them credit for getting things right this year, so i guess we'll wait and see.

And for the record i absolutely love the Enterprise. It really is a missed oppurtunity we can't get a Enterprise: the Pike Years series.
 

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I'm curious as to what the Organians and the Q think of all this.
 

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I've heard this theory a couple of times now, and the main reason it doesn't hold water with me is because the borg have always had the agenda of assimilating life forms, not destroying them.

I admit, the nano bites did seem a bit borg-ish, but the borg were also hive minded, not AI based. Wouldn't be the first time Discovery writers got things wrong, but i give them credit for getting things right this year, so i guess we'll wait and see.

And for the record i absolutely love the Enterprise. It really is a missed oppurtunity we can't get a Enterprise: the Pike Years series.
The theory is that the AI is Earth based/made and used to assist emergency services. The advanced borg technology/code added to it to improve it. The Borg were conceived as a threat in Star Trek before we really knew what AI was capable of. The borg were all about assimilating in order to gain knowledge. until they ran into Humans, who actually defeated them.

Anyway, Resetting the timeline really helps resolve the whole "future humans in space" based on 1960s ideas on Future tech. Like in the future we are going to go back to using key cards to program computers.
 

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PS: Tuvok "is" Micheal Burnhams grand child.
 

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This show keeps me watching, but I only like it half-way.
The last episode started with starship Discovery and starship Enterprise surrounded by Control,
and ended with starship Discovery and starship Enterprise surrounded by Control.
There was a good 10 minutes of plot development,
and 30 minutes of trying too hard to make you feel like this is a goodbye moment.

Looks like the end of Pike on the Discovery, and Spock will stay?
They will go to the future for a while now?
 

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This show keeps me watching, but I only like it half-way.
The last episode started with starship Discovery and starship Enterprise surrounded by Control,
and ended with starship Discovery and starship Enterprise surrounded by Control.
There was a good 10 minutes of plot development,
and 30 minutes of trying too hard to make you feel like this is a goodbye moment.

Looks like the end of Pike on the Discovery, and Spock will stay?
They will go to the future for a while now?
Watch the short Treks... they pretty much spoil the season.
 

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This show keeps me watching, but I only like it half-way.
The last episode started with starship Discovery and starship Enterprise surrounded by Control,
and ended with starship Discovery and starship Enterprise surrounded by Control.
There was a good 10 minutes of plot development,
and 30 minutes of trying too hard to make you feel like this is a goodbye moment.

Looks like the end of Pike on the Discovery, and Spock will stay?
They will go to the future for a while now?

Yeh, the only thing the kept me raving about the episode was the 15 minutes of totally unnecessary tearful goodbyes that just stunted the pacing of the whole episode. One one point me the wife look at each other and asked, do they not realize we are hoping Burnam dies? They act like the audience has his emotional investment in the character, and the overwhelming truth is, they don't.

We all know Burnam is not going to die, so all this tear jerking was a waste of time.
 

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Another good show and they leave us guessing about what's next. I like how the tied everything up to keep from screwing with ST: TOS continuity.

Damn the Enterprise is beautiful. I really hope they consider doing a Capt Pike show.

Now to go cancel my CBS All Access.
 

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Didn't really like the ending and how they "tied it up" not to interfere with the timeline. We spent the whole year meddling with time, as if we can't be on a completely different timeline. The whole treason to talk about Discovery just felt like a weak excuse for having all this advanced tech appear before the Original Series and be glossed over as if that's that.

But that was certainly one of the best battle sequences in Star Trek.
 

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Like.. they supposedly defeated control. How exactly? Who really knows? They didn't even have to go into the future after that did they?
 

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Last nights episode was so good. Man I hope they decide to do a Chrisopher Pike series...that enterprise looks so cool. the battle scenes were done very well. Can't wait for season 3

P.S. - I'm glad I am not the only one that cancels their cbs all access after. :)
 

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