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One think out the many, many things that bothers me with this show is that they didn't let us look at the ships. Can someone tell me what the Section 31 ships looked like, behind all those explosions? And why was that Klingon flagship just a big dark blur in space? Come one, people. S1 of Babylon 5 had better starship porn, and they were using an Amiga.

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I want to take credit for last week's prediction that Jett Reno was going to die during the unexploded torpedo incident. Thought her being exposed to the time crystal during the power transfer meant something.
I don't recall her dieing - Admiral Cornwell did.
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Why don't they build starships out of whatever that door was made of? HONESTLY. That whole thing was so dumb. Why didn't they beam her out? Why didn't they send in one of those repair drones to yank the handle? Why didn't they tie a piece of rope to the thing and pull it from the other side of the door?

All true. Contrast with Spock’s sacrifice in “Wrath of Khan”. (I’m not spoilering that in this thread because come on.) They needed to go back to the drawing board if they were so intent on a “good of the many” narrative.

Also: how did Tyler go from disgraced, “decapitated” traitor to openly operating as L’Rell’s right hand man again?

Despite those major flaws, I thought this episode was MUCH better than other recent ones.
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The ID4 fights had more narrative cohesion...and those were all over the place. Abrams/DISCO have no clue how to do appealing space combat.
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I don't recall her dieing - Admiral Cornwell did.
Yeah, I'm taking credit for being wrong. I took a joking approach to it.
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I quite like hurling them into the future that far. Talk about leaving the door open for all kinds of possibilities. Maybe somehow THEY have the most advanced ship when they arrive.
I didn't watch the "Star Trek Shorts" until after watching the season finale.

Those seem pretty fun, even the one with Mudd. "Calypso" is a hint, right?
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The entire second half of this season was disappointing. Moments where it's good, but overall the ability to sum it up and tie it together is rather weak.
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Why don't they build starships out of whatever that door was made of? HONESTLY. That whole thing was so dumb. Why didn't they beam her out? Why didn't they send in one of those repair drones to yank the handle? Why didn't they tie a piece of rope to the thing and pull it from the other side of the door?


My reaction was, "Why don't they have one of those handles on each side of the door?" I mean, that's how all the doors in my house work....
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My reaction was, "Why don't they have one of those handles on each side of the door?" I mean, that's how all the doors in my house work....
It looked like the other side of that door was the turbolift shaft - but still, point taken.
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The entire second half of this season was disappointing. Moments where it's good, but overall the ability to sum it up and tie it together is rather weak.
I just saw the finale...man did this thing come off the rails.
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Just watched the entire season 2. So the set-up for season 3 is that Discovery and the crew are 950 years in the future, with a spore drive and a time machine? Is that around Year 3200?

If Control was stopped, then we assume that in 3200 the Federation still exists in some form?

The biggest question, is what will Federation uniforms circa 3200 look like?
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The biggest question, is what will Federation uniforms circa 3200 look like?
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