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sarge43 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-09-09 05:52 AM
Response to Reply #68
74. Or it was a third season episode and no budget for sets and costumes. n/t
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  -Why is Star Trek so popular? ccharles000  May-08-09 05:33 AM   #0 
  - it was a great sci-fi show that was all about civil rights  Syrinx   May-08-09 05:57 AM   #1 
  - Corny? No.  blogslut   May-08-09 06:15 AM   #2 
  - First interracial kiss on prime time.  intheflow   May-08-09 06:45 AM   #4 
     - Gene Roddenberry made good use of the Rod Serling Rule...  Frank Cannon   May-08-09 07:04 AM   #7 
        - Exactly.  redqueen   May-08-09 09:41 AM   #21 
        - "He's black on the left side." n/t  sarge43   May-08-09 12:32 PM   #29 
        - Please notice the key differnces between the black on lefties and the white on the lefties  Bucky   May-08-09 03:39 PM   #45 
           - I believe the choice of tight clothing  RandomThoughts   May-08-09 11:26 PM   #68 
              - Or it was a third season episode and no budget for sets and costumes. n/t  sarge43   May-09-09 05:52 AM   #74 
                 - possible.  RandomThoughts   May-10-09 02:00 AM   #76 
  - Hope.  Orsino   May-08-09 06:45 AM   #3 
  - Yes, hope. My 11 yo was watching all kind of Treks yesterday and  GreenPartyVoter   May-08-09 11:44 AM   #24 
  - Because nerds and engineers are the heroes, and they get to have sex with hot aliens.  mikeytherat   May-08-09 06:56 AM   #5 
  - Wow. You just made me decide to rid myself of my affinity for nerds.  redqueen   May-08-09 09:30 AM   #17 
     - awww  DS1   May-08-09 02:21 PM   #39 
        - Heh...  redqueen   May-08-09 02:53 PM   #43 
  - The show is understandable - but the cult that surrounds it, not so much  OmahaBlueDog   May-08-09 07:04 AM   #6 
  - So people should what -not spend money/time on things they enjoy?  TZ   May-08-09 07:20 AM   #9 
  - I think people who don't get Star Trek are missing out on a ton of interesting...  Pacifist Patriot   May-08-09 07:25 AM   #12 
  - Most fans of the show that I've met are self-described geeks  OmahaBlueDog   May-08-09 01:41 PM   #35 
  - By all means, let us know how you enjoyed it.  Sequoia   May-08-09 05:40 PM   #56 
     - Loved it!  Pacifist Patriot   May-08-09 06:42 PM   #59 
  - You are not the least bit sorry and I am not the least bit offended  OmahaBlueDog   May-08-09 01:37 PM   #34 
  - Given the hopeful view of mankind's future, I don't think the large following is...  Pacifist Patriot   May-08-09 07:22 AM   #11 
  - We all have our personal obsessions  OmahaBlueDog   May-08-09 01:56 PM   #36 
     - Hey, for what it's worth...  Pacifist Patriot   May-08-09 02:47 PM   #41 
  - sure you can golf, boat, fish, hunt, or play baseball  WolverineDG   May-08-09 04:31 PM   #49 
     - Upon what do Klingons fritter away their time and money?  OmahaBlueDog   May-08-09 04:41 PM   #52 
  - Gene Roddenberry was a visionary and way ahead of his time.  Pacifist Patriot   May-08-09 07:15 AM   #8 
  - I forgot which African-American celeb said it  NewJeffCT   May-08-09 08:36 AM   #16 
  - That African-American celeb who said it was Martin Luther King, Jr.  NYCGirl   May-08-09 10:01 AM   #23 
  - Ooops  NewJeffCT   May-08-09 12:29 PM   #28 
  - No, it was Whoopi Goldberg who talked about Uhura as inspiration  Rabrrrrrr   May-08-09 06:49 PM   #60 
  - Whoopi Goldberg  WolverineDG   May-08-09 04:35 PM   #51 
  - You put this out:  Sequoia   May-08-09 05:45 PM   #57 
     - Well he did set this in the 24th century. That give us another 300 years...  Pacifist Patriot   May-08-09 08:21 PM   #61 
  - The ideas, the writing and most of all, the great characters. NT  NYCGirl   May-08-09 07:22 AM   #10 
  - Because geeks want to believe they have the upperhand in the future (nt)  Symarip   May-08-09 08:03 AM   #13 
  - Hey, we do now.  NYCGirl   May-08-09 08:10 AM   #14 
  - :eyes:  TZ   May-08-09 08:14 AM   #15 
  - I like it for the high cheese factor.  Lex   May-08-09 09:37 AM   #18 
  - Same reason football is. Or reality tv, or anything else.  flvegan   May-08-09 09:40 AM   #19 
  - I was never a Trekkie.  bikebloke   May-08-09 09:41 AM   #20 
  - Because in the 60s presenting a future where humanity survived and thrived was a big deal.  LeftyMom   May-08-09 09:49 AM   #22 
  - It still is.  Deja Q   May-08-09 11:51 AM   #26 
  - Which episode?  Deja Q   May-08-09 11:51 AM   #25 
  - What episode did you watch? Some of them were bowzers.  sarge43   May-08-09 12:25 PM   #27 
  - Also:  NYCGirl   May-08-09 12:40 PM   #31 
  - Balance of Terror was a real kidney punch to the Cold War mentality.  sarge43   May-08-09 12:57 PM   #32 
  - My personal favorite  pokerfan   May-08-09 02:20 PM   #38 
  - You did have bring up that one, didn't you.  sarge43   May-08-09 02:51 PM   #42 
  - Spock's Brain was just stupid  pokerfan   May-08-09 03:34 PM   #44 
  - Hot 40 year olds playing hot 20 year olds - that rocks!  Deja Q   May-08-09 03:41 PM   #47 
  - You are clearly not Herbert.  MilesColtrane   May-08-09 11:22 PM   #67 
  - "Hey, Hey, Brother..."  Iggo   May-10-09 01:48 PM   #78 
  - Or these:  Deja Q   May-08-09 03:39 PM   #46 
  - Because it's a good show?  ElboRuum   May-08-09 12:34 PM   #30 
  - The spinoffs aren't corny (for the most part)  WildEyedLiberal   May-08-09 01:14 PM   #33 
  - As other posters have noted the show's popularity...  MilesColtrane   May-08-09 02:09 PM   #37 
  - It explores cultural and social and political theories in a setting removed from our prejudices.  jobycom   May-08-09 02:34 PM   #40 
  - delete -- wrong spot.  Iggo   May-10-09 01:56 PM   #79 
  - 'cause even in combat situations...  LanternWaste   May-08-09 03:47 PM   #48 
  - I don't know. I like the original series and that's pretty much it.  Left Is Write   May-08-09 04:33 PM   #50 
  - Took the family at 10AM this morning. I had low expectations because...  Pacifist Patriot   May-08-09 08:37 PM   #63 
     - The Olay/Cover Girl combo?  Left Is Write   May-08-09 08:44 PM   #64 
        - Yep, that's the stuff.  Pacifist Patriot   May-08-09 09:23 PM   #66 
  - Locking  Tyrone Slothrop   May-08-09 05:12 PM   #53 
  - It promises a world where mankind works hand in hand to make a better world  Taverner   May-08-09 05:13 PM   #54 
  - You probably saw one of the corny episodes  Sequoia   May-08-09 05:37 PM   #55 
  - I agree with much of what has been written and would add: It was well written.  Mike 03   May-08-09 05:54 PM   #58 
  - It IS corny!!! Don't fight it, damn you!!! just go along with it!!!!  TK421   May-08-09 08:24 PM   #62 
  - There is also a non-TV universe to go along with it  krispos42   May-08-09 09:09 PM   #65 
  - Because it pushes the boundaries of imagination. The whole sci-fi genre is cool, but Trek presented  Skip Intro   May-08-09 11:32 PM   #69 
  - Well said!  AllenVanAllen   May-08-09 11:52 PM   #71 
  - Two words:  Dappleganger   May-08-09 11:42 PM   #70 
  - It gave birth to that "enduring "character...  Mendocino   May-09-09 01:11 AM   #72 
  - Oh you young one!  Liberal_in_LA   May-09-09 01:20 AM   #73 
  - It's an Allegory.  rucky   May-09-09 08:12 AM   #75 
  - Just tonight I learned that this Star Trek movie is about the 1960s TV show.  Quantess   May-10-09 02:19 AM   #77 
  - ccharles000 -- see Reply #40.  Iggo   May-10-09 01:57 PM   #80 
  - Because it shows respect for science and education  wickerwoman   May-10-09 02:19 PM   #81 
 

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