SFDebris : Ensign Ro

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SFDebris : Ensign Ro

Postby SolkaTruesilver » Sat Mar 10, 2012 5:40 pm

http://blip.tv/sf-debris-opinionated-reviews/tng-ensign-ro-review-6009539

The general review is good. Humor at the right places, discussion of deeper ethical issues at others. Overall analysis of character's themes and how they fit together in this episodes' storyline. While not breaking any record about being one of his best reviews, that is definetly on par with the quality I came to expect from Chuck.

However, there is on addendum. It seems to me Chuck is developing a much keener sense of timing regarding his posting of reviews. He could make a good joke about Mass Effect 3's opening day, tie-in political fallout analysis from the recent Arab Spring movement, and even make a strong reference to this week's B5 review. I know he's already done such inter-review ties-in in the past, but I have to give him props for working them so naturally this week.

In my humble opinion (take that as you will), it really is a sign that Chuck has outgrown the stage of just being your average internet comedic reviewer. He's a true professional, planning a strong schedule in order to add comedic/insight value through proper timing of episode posting.

Something Voyager never been close to achieve :laughroll:
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Re: SFDebris : Ensign Ro

Postby Tholian_Avenger » Sat Mar 10, 2012 6:16 pm

How would Tasha Yar have come down on this issue? I think she would have joined the Maquis.
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Re: SFDebris : Ensign Ro

Postby kostmayer » Sat Mar 10, 2012 8:43 pm

Tholian_Avenger wrote:How would Tasha Yar have come down on this issue? I think she would have joined the Maquis.


I'm not so sure, she left her own home planet and never looked back, despite having a sister there. She considered Starfleet her home.
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Re: SFDebris : Ensign Ro

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Sun Mar 11, 2012 3:28 pm

I would've given annoying character to Riker for the earring, myself. ;)
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Re: SFDebris : Ensign Ro

Postby katefan » Mon Mar 12, 2012 6:56 am

I like how Chuck pointed out Worf's sash as not being Starfleet issue and it would have been amusing if Ro had brought that up at the end of the meeting within earshot of Riker to point out his pettiness. I think Forbes played a great character and I am sorry she did not reprise the role during DS9. I think Nana Visitor was great and in retrospect I would not have wanted to lose her to Forbes, but a Forbes guest appearance as a Maquis leader would have been nice.

A great review as always, with some wonderful insights both concerning the episode and real life analogies that when done properly Star Trek excels at.
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Re: SFDebris : Ensign Ro

Postby Tholian_Avenger » Mon Mar 12, 2012 1:25 pm

Having a warlod Ro vie for the attentions of the Bajoran people against the Prophet; Sisko asks for peace and cooperation, Ro offers conquest and vengeance.

Of course Ro and her Maquis would be partly funded by the Klingons and she would be wearing the Lursa outfit.
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Re: SFDebris : Ensign Ro

Postby SolkaTruesilver » Mon Mar 12, 2012 2:22 pm

Would we had the chance to see Sisko punch Warlord Ro? :twisted:
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Re: SFDebris : Ensign Ro

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Mon Mar 12, 2012 8:48 pm

And probably bed her, too.
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Re: SFDebris : Ensign Ro

Postby Atekimogus » Mon Mar 12, 2012 11:07 pm

kostmayer wrote:I'm not so sure, she left her own home planet and never looked back, despite having a sister there. She considered Starfleet her home.


Was it ever made clear exactly HOW it was that they were able to leave their home planet, Yar and Ro both?

Since I guess quite a few Bajorans would rather join starfleet than starve to death or work in slave labour camps I guess there must have been quite unique circumstances for Ro to be able to get away.
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Re: SFDebris : Ensign Ro

Postby Deepcrush » Sat Mar 17, 2012 4:18 am

RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:And probably bed her, too.


That's more a kirk thing. Slap followed by bedroom. Sisko is the punch followed by several more punches.
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Re: SFDebris : Ensign Ro

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Sat Mar 17, 2012 9:52 pm

Deepcrush wrote:
RK_Striker_JK_5 wrote:And probably bed her, too.


That's more a kirk thing. Slap followed by bedroom. Sisko is the punch followed by several more punches.


Did Sisko bed Intendant Kira? I think he did... so precedent there, at least. ;) If he did, that is.
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Re: SFDebris : Ensign Ro

Postby Deepcrush » Sun Mar 18, 2012 5:12 am

That was Mirror Sisko, but he was a pansy and thus not THE SISKO.
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Re: SFDebris : Ensign Ro

Postby Captain Seafort » Sun Mar 18, 2012 11:00 am

Deepcrush wrote:That was Mirror Sisko, but he was a pansy and thus not THE SISKO.


It was also, IIRC, the real Sisko when he was pretending to be the Mirror Sisko in Through the Looking Glass.
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Re: SFDebris : Ensign Ro

Postby RK_Striker_JK_5 » Sun Mar 18, 2012 6:50 pm

Thanks, Seafort. Yeah, he definitely bedded mirror-Dax there, and I believe at least implied to have bedded Intendant Kira as well.
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Re: SFDebris : Ensign Ro

Postby Deepcrush » Mon Mar 19, 2012 3:37 am

False flirting doesn't count as bedding. Neither does out conning the conning lady of the episode. Sex requires sex to be counted as sex.
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